Top 10 things to do this year at the SHOP.CA Toronto Christmas

 Top 10 things to do this year at the SHOP.CA Toronto Christmas Market presented by American Express SHOP.CA Toronto Christmas Market presented by American Express has become Toronto’s holiday tradition and the annual event, now in its fifth year, has no shortage of things to do. Here is the official top 10 list of favourite things to see and do at the Market this year: 1. Celebrate the romance and magic of Christmas under enchanting 1940’s style lighting festooned throughout the Distillery Historic District 2. Warm yourself up with a cup of hot chocolate in the American Express Warming Lounge, open Friday through Sunday at the Market 3. Deck the halls with the Candy Cane Carollers at the Mill St. World Caroling Challenge, taking place Sunday, December 21 at 5 p.m. 4. Shop for unique Christmas gifts at the many extraordinary outdoor wooden vendor cabins or Distillery District boutiques 5. Place a Christmas kiss on your lovers lips under the arch of the 14 foot ‘Under the Mistletoe’ heart shaped sculpture 6. Enjoy the spectacular 52 foot white spruce Christmas tree sparkling with over 18,000 lights donated by Forests Ontario 7. Meet Santa Claus and join his Elves -­‐-­‐ Eve and Eloise -­‐-­‐ for the Santa's Elves Sing-­‐Along with appearances from Mrs. Claus and Prince Charming himself 8. Sip delicious mulled wine, taste French Canadian poutine, Vienna schnitzel or one of the many other gastronomic delights in our heated beer gardens 9. Santa likes pets too! Take a photo of your pet with Santa Claus on Tuesdays between 2 and 7:30 p.m. 10. Participate in the Toronto Christmas Market Photo Contest -­‐-­‐ event organizers are in search of a photograph that captures the true essence of the event with its annual Photo Contest, there are prizes to be won for the top three best photos -­‐ 30 -­‐ For more information, contact: Kathleen Stelmach Torchia Communications (416) 341-­‐9929 ext. 227 [email protected] Natalie Preddie Torchia Communications (647) 222-­‐7972 [email protected]