Fifty days of holiday-themed programs and events at Toronto History Museums

Revellers of all ages are invited to experience 50 days of holiday-themed programs and events at the City’s 10 Toronto History Museums.

“The City’s museums are capturing the festive spirit this holiday season by offering numerous food, shopping and social experiences in historic spaces,” said Mayor John Tory. “I encourage everyone to enjoy these family events throughout the city.”

Spadina Museum’s décor is in full 1920s Christmas holiday splendor, and visitors can sample holiday treats made from original recipes. Fort York’s annual Frost Fair offers military and musical demonstrations, children’s drill sessions, games and crafts.  Scarborough Museum offers winter treats such as spiced muffins, mincemeat tarts and candy-cane hot chocolate.

Montgomery’s Inn Museum hosts storytelling and music from the Celtic tradition of Breton folklore. Mackenzie House visitors can design and print a holiday card on a circa-1845 printing press and enjoy an evening of Scottish music.

Gibson House offers workshops in the historic kitchen for children and adults to make holiday treats. Todmorden Mills recreates the 1890s and the 1940s festive seasons. Colborne Lodge features a day for kids.

Family friendly events are also planned for Market Gallery, Todmorden Mills and Zion Schoolhouse. You can learn more at, which shows individual program listings, dates, admission fees and charges.



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