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The Distillery District is an internationally acclaimed village of brick-lined streets and dozens of vibrantly restored Victorian Industrial buildings. It’s one of Ontario’s hottest tourist attractions and home to live theatres, galleries, fashion...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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55 Mill St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
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Reviewed today

My husband and I went to see the Christmas Market last week during the day. There are a lot of kiosks selling different Christmas articles for sale and places to buy food and drinks. There are also a few restaurants and a beautiful big Christmas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Linda N
Reviewed today

This is not a place for everyone. Walking required. Lots of crowds at Christmas. Tough place for kids to find things to do. We absolutely loved the afternoon there. Really enjoyed the shops. Lots of hustle and bustle. Very festive feel8ng before the holidays. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lynn N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pick a sunny day or go in the evening and see the amazing lights - or both! Great way to spent a few hours looking for unique gifts and trying tasty nibbles with the outdoor vendors, cafes, or restaurant.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chickierules
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the Christmas Market while we were visiting Toronto last week and we had a fantastic time. We went at around 7pm in the evening on a Tuesday night. The market was busy enough to have a good atmosphere, but we didn’t have to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EmmaM2112
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've been here many times in last 3-4 years. I still remember the first time I visited this area I was so surprised to see a hidden gem in this part of the city. Getting here is easier by street car or you can even...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Unfortunately, we were there on Saturday evening. Although the line moved fast, it took us 12 minutes to get in. That should have been a clue of things to come. It was packed! At points, we just stood in the crowd unable to move. Sure...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tess379
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time today at the Christmas Market here in the Distillery District. The buildings were done up so beautifully, lights, music, and the people were very friendly. It was very crowded but we bought our tickets on line so we got in very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 929trishs
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went as a family thinking it would be a nice evening out, really don’t think it was worth it, there was huge queues in and they moved very slow, once in there were long queues for the stands inside too and most were so busy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MaryJonesKnows
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They have done a really good job of mixing the new stores and restaurants in while making sure you can still get a sense of what it used to be like. I went while it was Xmas village and even though it was cold out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yorosey
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here when the Christmas Market was on - what a treat! Full of amazingingly delicious food, drinks with lots of stalls to browse through! Gets really busy, so best to head first thing!

Date of experience: December 2018
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100414
25 September 2018|
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Response from ZNK67 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I didn’t really pay attention while I was there, however I got this from the internet hope it’s helpful. “The Distillery Historic District is an accessible site and provides for mobility-accessible parking, ramp... More
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mcj79
3 August 2018|
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Response from 749cinzian | Reviewed this property |
None. Here the distilleries do no work anymore. The area is a turistic pedastrian area with shops and bars
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wonderandgetlost
1 August 2018|
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Response from Gilvam | Reviewed this property |
I was there on a cold spring day.... by end of April 2018... unusually cold as I was said, and it was extremely calm with just a few shops opened.
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