Downtown Toronto’s Xmas displays at night

17 Dec

Toronto is decorated for the Christmas season, the lights creating colourful displays that enliven the city to dispel the gloom of the long December nights. I have never enjoyed the lights more than this year. The mild evenings have been ideal for wandering the downtown to view the scenes of the season.


                   Yonge Street looking north from near Queen Street


                        Dundas Square at Yonge and Dundas Streets


               Christmas lights on Yonge Street, looking north from Dundas Street


                 Nathan Phillips Square (New City Hall) on Queen Street


Lights at the New City Hall, the snow from the ice rink in the square in the foreground, and the tower of the Old City Hall in the background


Children playing in the snow shaved by the Zamboni that smoothens the surface of the ice rink at Nathan Phillips Square


   King Street West looking east to Spadina Avenue in Toronto’s Entertainment District


          The Bay Store on the southwest corner of Yonge and Queen Street West


                           Skaters enjoying the ice rink in Nathan Phillips Square

To view posts about Christmas in Toronto throughout the years.

The Christmas windows at the Bay Store are magical at night

Christmas at the historic St. Lawrence Market in 1921 and in 2012

The Christmas windows at the Bay Store on Queen Street, 2012

The amazing gingerbread houses on the underground Pathway in Toronto

The gigantic metallic reindeer in the Eaton Centre

Christmas cards mailed in Toronto during the years 1924-1926

The Christmas buffet lunch at the Arcadian Court at the Simpson’s Queen Street Store in Toronto (the Bay)

Christmas at Mackenzie House on Bond Street.

Christmas at Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market

The Christmas Market at the Distillery District

Memories of the Christmas windows of the Simpson’s store on Queen Street

Christmas at the Kensington Market

Memories of Toyland on the fifth floor of the old Eaton’s Store at Queen and Yonge Street

The Christmas lights on Yonge Street in the 1950s

The history of Toronto’s Santa Claus Parade

The 1940s Christmas radio broadcasts featuring Santa Claus

Christmas at Toronto’s historic St. Andrew’s Market

Christmas trees and seasonal decorations in Toronto

Celebrating the 12 days of Christmas in old Newfoundland

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