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If you're looking to experience your very own Hallmark Christmas, there are a lot of towns and cities in Ontario that offer it. Here are the most magical Hallmark Christmas towns and cities in Ontario that you need to check out this holiday.
Unionville is a town thats filled with magical holiday aesthetics. When you’re here, make sure to indulge in the delights of the Old Firehall Confectionary, enjoy the Santa Claus Parade, Christmas markets and shop for some local goods. It's also just a 30-minute drive from Toronto.
Situated just a scenic 2-hour drive from Toronto, Niagara-on-the-Lake beckons with a diverse array of shops, enticing restaurants, and unique boutiques. You can even take a ride on a horse-drawn carriage! Plus, don’t forget to explore the local wineries, where you can savor exquisite wine tastings for an enriching experience.
Did you know that many of our beloved Hallmark Christmas movies are filmed right here in Ontario? Infused with European aesthetics, wander through the picturesque downtown core and don't miss the chance to explore the unique shops, cafes, restaurants and more. Located just a scenic 4-hour drive from Toronto, this town is a must-visit gem you have to experience for yourself.
Embark on a journey to Kingston, a mere 3-hour drive from Toronto, where a world of enticing shops, enchanting Christmas light displays and a charming skating rink behind city hall awaits. If you’re looking to stay overnight, check out the Secret Garden B&B Inn - a Victorian-style inn within walking distance of downtown!
5. St. Jacobs
Explore this charming town with its picturesque heritage shops, delightful bakeries, and unique restaurants—all within walking distance. Indulge in a meal inside one of their cozy domes, savor a cup of steaming hot apple cider, or capture the perfect Instagram moment amidst the town's aesthetic charm. Plus, it's conveniently located just an hour and a half's drive from Toronto.
Embark on a festive journey to Justin Bieber's hometown this holiday season, where enchanting storefronts line the streets. Immerse yourself in the town's cozy cafes and bask in the glow of the bright lights. This 2 hour drive from Toronto is definitely worth it.
Embark on a scenic 4.5-hour drive from Toronto to Perth, a town where the downtown core is adorned with century-old stone buildings. During Christmas time, this town becomes even more magical with all its local shops, cafes, bakeries, restaurants, antique stores, and more.
Morrisburg is roughly a 4 hour drive from Toronto and is the home to Alight at Night at Upper Canada Village. Get ready to bundle up and take an enchanting evening stroll through Upper Canada Village. With over one million lights adorning its heritage buildings, trees, and fences, makes this a one-of-a-kind magical backdrop!
Head over to Brockville this season to experience the holiday magic. Less than a 4-hour drive away from Toronto, this city is filled with fun festivities, like the Brockville’s River of Lights, indoor public skating, and a ton of local shops for all your holiday shopping.
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