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Distillery Historic District

55 Mill Street, Toronto, Ontario MSA 3C4, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
416 364 1177
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Distillery District Segway Tour in Toronto
87%
Ranked #14 of 250 Attractions in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Antiquing, Biking, City walk sightseeing, Dining, Drinking, Getting married, Group tours/helicopter tour, Group tours/walking tour, Hiking, Motorcycling, Nightlife, People-watching, Running, Shopping, Viewing wildlife, Walking
Fee: No
Owner description: The Distillery District is an internationally acclaimed village of...
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Antiquing, Biking, City walk sightseeing, Dining, Drinking, Getting married, Group tours/helicopter tour, Group tours/walking tour, Hiking, Motorcycling, Nightlife, People-watching, Running, Shopping, Viewing wildlife, Walking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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, design and jewelry boutiques, unique cafes and award-winning restaurants. It’s all completely closed to traffic and just a few minutes walk from downtown Toronto.
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Vaughan, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

I love the distillery district. A beautiful area where you can still see Toronto of the last century, one of the last! Beautifull shop inside, with food and fashion product. Everything more expensive than the average, but also very unique. This plafe is a must if you visit Toronto, especially during Christmas time, with his gigantic tree. In the night,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Fifth year Christmas market at the distillery historic district had a lot to offer. The market runs from sometime in November to the weekend before Christmas. There is something for most ages. It is pet friendly although you can't take your pet into the food areas and restaurants. A ferris wheel and Photo ops with Santa , gingerbread houses and... More 

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toronto
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138 reviews 138 reviews
31 attraction reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Probably makes a difference whether you come here during the day or at night for the Christmas market and I chose to come here during the day, hoping for a less crazy experience. I circled the surrounding area several times looking for parking and it was all full; ended up parking at the local lot for $15. Was very surprised... More 

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Houston, Texas
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6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

It's a great festive place to walk around in during the Christmas Market, but it's not so much fun if you're walking around all by yourself and are not a fan of jampacked crowds. This was recommended to me by a local, and I didn't even last a half hour here. I don't even think the shops enjoy the Christmas... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

This place has a magical feel to it with the cobble stone pathways and all of the wonderful local beer! always a wonderful place to walk around during the holidays and the lights are beautiful right now!

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Omemee, Canada
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115 reviews 115 reviews
62 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

The Christmas Market at the Distillery District is a fantastic way to get into the Christmas spirit. It was extremely crowded, which took away from the fun, but we did choose the last day to go and it was the day for the carolling Guinness Book of World records - so really our own fault. I will definitely return next... More 

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Port Perry, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Every year for the past few years Toronto’s Distillery District (Parliament and Esplanade) has magically been transformed into a Christmas winter wonderland for young and old. Dozens of vendors have set themselves up in small, Alpine style booths to sell all things related to Christmas. Anything from chocolate and candy to high-end kitchen wares and clothing are available. There is... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We were here during the day. It would be better had we gone at night, because I would think with the Christmas booths all lit up. They are trying to have Christmas Market as in Germany and Austria, most famous are the ones in Salzbourg and Munich. A visit to this place is the next best thing to flying across... More 

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

A nice area with a great vibe. Art galleries and eateries etc. Interesting buildings with character.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Visited the Distiilery for the Winter Market...nicely decorated and great ambiance. The Market is limited in what is offered and expensive - did not purchase anything. Had lunch at The Beer Hall - had to make reservation as there was an hour wait. The service at the Beer Hall was so-so ...long wait for the meal as the restaurant was... More 

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