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Christmas Market

Distillery District Christmas TreeChristmas Market hosts in Toronto each year, during preparations for Christmas. It takes place in the beautiful old part of the city – Distillery District. Today this area is transformed into a place of entertainment and recreation. This is a very popular area among wedding photographers and tourists. The fair is organized for fun and create a festive mood. A huge Christmas tree, decorations on the windows and doors of buildings and shops make this place colorful and festive. Many visitors to the fair look like costumed performances participants. All that creates an atmosphere of celebration and full of smiles, laughter and music.

Santa Claus with elves is always ready to pose for the image with young participants of the ceremony. Elves and angels entertain kids with the songs and competitions. The orchestra plays classical Christmas music. And of course, the Carolers gather funs around to create the Christmas spirit. The kids are happy to ride on the carousel and other attractions despite of the frost.

There is, of course, commerce component of the holiday. In numerous shops you can buy souvenirs, Christmas decorations, sweets, drinks, and hot chocolate. But for adults bars open outside and inside where you can drink beer or hot mulled wine.

Everybody welcome to the Distillery District Christmas Market from 10 am to 9 pm during the four weeks before Christmas.
Crhistmas Tree




16 responses

  1. Love Christmas markets! Nice shots!

    December 23, 2022 at 7:36 pm

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  3. Happy Holidays to you, Alex.

    December 21, 2014 at 8:32 pm

    • Thank you, Rommel! Enjoy your holiday and all the best for the New 2015 year!

      December 22, 2014 at 8:50 am

  4. I wanted to stop in and wish you and your family a very merry christmas! I won’t be around for a couple of weeks.

    December 17, 2014 at 10:44 am

  5. Wow, lovely christmas market! Haven’t seen any in the US yet, definitely should go 🙂 Thanks for introducing!

    December 13, 2014 at 8:46 pm

    • I’ve visited few times Weihnachtsmakrt in Germany and was surprised that finally we have something similar here in Toronto. For sure it is smaller but has the same spirit.

      December 13, 2014 at 9:09 pm

      • Yup! The christmas spirit is awesome. Merry christmas!

        December 13, 2014 at 9:21 pm

      • Merry Christmas!

        December 13, 2014 at 9:44 pm

  6. Oh I am bummed. We missed this part of the city when we visited a few years back. Thanks for sharing this.

    December 13, 2014 at 9:42 am

    • Welcome back! It is small cozy district with a lot of character! For sure you would lik it.

      December 13, 2014 at 10:49 am

  7. Your portrayal of the Christmas market is very beautiful, Alexander.

    December 10, 2014 at 11:54 am

    • Thank you. First of all, the event made people easy going and ready for the pictures. Second thing is the public persons whose work is to entertain people are opened to photographers. It is easy and enjoyable to make pictures of them.

      December 10, 2014 at 12:07 pm

      • You are modest. You succeeded very well indeed 🙂

        December 10, 2014 at 12:13 pm

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