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Toronto’s Largest Gingerbread House

Made entirely in-house by the hotel’s pastry team, Toronto's Largest Gingerbread House is adorned with sugar windows and trimmed with over 250 pounds of royal icing, the giant confection also features an indoor faux fireplace, holiday movies and a complimentary candy station.

Nutcracker Tea

The culinary artists at the Ritz-Carlton have created a delectable Afternoon Tea menu representing some of the most iconic characters of the beloved holiday story “The Nutcracker”. Guests will enjoy a glass of sparkling wine along with artisanal teas by Toronto Master Tea sommelier, Hoda Paripoush, while an appearance by the Nutcracker Prince himself will delight little ones as they enjoy their choice of white or dark hot chocolate.

Holiday Spa Treatments

During the festive season, Spa My Blend by Clarins invites you to treat yourself. Our team provides you with the ultimate in relaxation & rejuvenation. Whether you need re-energizing between parties and shopping or to simply look and feel your best during the holidays, our extraordinary spa treatments are just the thing to revitalize & relax you.

Spa My Blend by Clarins
5th Floor

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Christmas Brunch Experiences
Celebrate the magic of the season at TOCA.  Our signature Christmas brunch features a selection of holiday favourites including a Chef carving station, sumptuous seafood on ice, seasonal dessert offerings, endless mimosas and festive cocktails.

Christmas Day Family Brunch
To make sure that all of your little VIPs are taken care of, we have created a family friendly brunch in our elegant grand foyer overlooking David Pecaut Sqaure. A Little VIPs lounge featuring games, activities, Christmas movies and of course a visit from Santa will be sure to keep the little ones entertained while families enjoy the lavish brunch fare created by our TOCA chefs.

Boxing Day Brunch at TOCA
Treat family or gather with friends this Boxing Day at TOCA.

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Dinner

Eat, drink and be merry at TOCA with an exclusive 4-course-menu with seasonal specialities including a whole roasted turkey carved by our chefs a la minute.

New Year’s Eve Dinner

Toast the new year with the best in handcrafted Italian cuisine.  TOCA’s New Year’s Eve menu features Chef Oliver Glowig’s signature creations inspired by the season, an elaborate dessert table and the finest selections from our Cheese Cave.

Welcome 2017 and Celebrate Canada’s 150th

Ring in the new year at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto as we celebrate Canada’s 150th!  Inspired by classic Canadian lodges, guests will be welcomed to the cozy warmth of our Lobby. Enjoy celebratory cocktail creations from Ritz Bar, while listening to the musical stylings of Juno award-winner Sonia Collymore. Guests of the event can try their hand at lady luck with a chance to win great prizes at the Ritz Bar roulette table, with proceeds benefitting a local charity.

A Canadiana Welcome to 2017 at DEQ Lounge with Live DJ & Dancing

In the 150th year of Canada, ring in 2017 at DEQ lounge with a truly Canadian celebration. Inspired by the ‘Great White North’ DEQ lounge transforms into a crystalline wonderland. Dance the night away to DJ Sara Simms’s beats on the glacial dance floor, or head out to the Arctic Ice Bar to warm up with our Grey Goose mixologist. Champagne, celebratory cocktails and bottle service will ensure you welcome 2017 in true Canadian style.

New Year’s Day Brunch

Make a resolution to celebrate the new year at TOCA!  Toast 2017 with a lavish buffet featuring an array of brunch favourites including breakfast action stations, sustainable seafood display, bottomless Caesar bar, carving stations, and much more.

Nathan Phillips Square Ice Rink and Christmas Tree

Take a stroll to Nathan Phillips Square to see the 15-metre tall evergreen tree with 700 ornaments and over 3.8 kilometres of lights. Enjoy a magical skating experience under the beautiful lights hung over the ice rink.

Hudson’s Bay Christmas Window Display

Don’t miss Toronto’s flagship Hudson’s Bay Company store in the Eaton’s Centre at the corner of Yonge Street and Queen Street for a taste of nostalgia. The superbly crafted holiday windows rival those found at New York City storefronts and each one tells a specific holiday story.

Outdoor Ice-Skating on the Harbourfront

Enjoy free skating at the city’s most scenic rink. Rentals available for an additional fee.

The Ritz-Carlton Recommends: Go on a Saturday night for DJ Skate Nights with live entertainment.

Toronto’s Christmas Market in the Distillery District

Holiday lights illuminate the streets and revellers sipping mulled wine and German beer shop for handcrafted charms. USA Today’s 10 Best List describes Toronto’s Christmas Market as “a wintertime experience that wholeheartedly celebrates the magic of the season.”

The Christmas Flower Show at Allan Gardens Conservatory

A botanical gem in the heart of the city, Allan Gardens has a permanent collection of exotic plants in six greenhouses with an area of over 16,000 square feet. The Christmas Flower Show is the highlight of the year.

*All prices are exclusive of tax and gratuity unless otherwise noted. Events are based on availability and are subject to change. Children’s pricing is for guests 3 to 12 years old. Children 2 and under are complimentary.