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Find all the upcoming two-week's worth of dog-friendly events in Toronto between Monday December 5 2022 to Sunday December 18 2022 below!




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Monday December 5

University of Toronto - Students

UTSU Got U - Therapy Dog Session


When: Monday December 5 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Where: Student Commons - 230 College Street Room 200 Toronto, ON M5T 1R2


As a part of our annual UTSU Got U event, we are hosting a therapy session at the Student Commons on December 5th from 2:00-3:30PM with Sunshine Therapy Dogs! 


The event is a first come first serve as there is a limited number of spots. Sign up as soon as possible to spend some quality free time with adorable dogs!

Tuesday December 6

Santa Paws Luxury Photoshoot

Santa Paws is Coming to Town! Luxury Pet and Family Photoshoot Toronto


When: Tuesday December 6 from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Where: Mint Room Studios 300 Campbell Avenue #Unit# 300 Toronto, ON M6P 3V6 


Enjoy the sophistication of the season. Capture the memories of your loved ones & fur babies at this ticketed high-end family and pet photoshoot with your choice of indoor & outdoor scenery in a natural light setting. Offering a Merry & Bright professional photographers, Props, Physical Prints, Makeup Artist & Groomers onsite for light touch-ups included. Ticketed Timed Event. Limited Availability for Pet Shoots. 

Something Something Trivia Night

Something Something Trivia Night


When: Tuesday December 6 from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Where: Something in the Water Brewing Co. 151 E Liberty St 


Dog-friendly trivia night in the heart of Liberty Village! Pop culture trivia that will leave you grinning from ear to ear! Hosted by comedian and trivia master, Arianne Tong, you are sure to have a blast at this unique games night!


Movies music, television and celebrity trivia (and more party games that will spice up your life!)

  • LGBTQ2I+ Friendly!
  • No specific theme!
  • 6 People / Team
  • Limited seating

Wednesday December 7

Question Everything Black Lab Brewing - Dog-friendly trivia

Question Everything Pop Culture Trivia Pawty @ Black Lab Brewing


When: Wednesday December 7 from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Where: Black Lab Brewing 818 Eastern Avenue Toronto, ON M4L 1A1  


Hosted by comedian Ari Issac (@summeroftong) and guest hosts on 1st & 3rd Wednesdays we are hosting a dog friendly pop culture trivia! 10 categories and interactive games focused on pop culture's best and brightest celebs, tv, movies music and so much more! And the best part is that you can bring your furry friends (because why go through the separation anxiety?!) 

Friday December 9, 2022

The Richards Group in partnership with Toronto Humane Society - Santa Photos on December 9 from 11 AM - 1 PM at the Thompson Street Parkette. Hosted by Mackenzie & Shane

Holiday Photoshoot at the Thompson Street Parkette


When: Friday December 9 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Where: Thompson Street Parkette - 120 Broadview Ave, Toronto, ON M4M 2E9


On Dec 9th The Richards Group will be be hosting a free dog Christmas photoshoot at the Thompson Street Parkette leash-free (Broadview and Queen).  


We’re going to have a photographer and some dog props so people can dress their dogs up and take some cool photos with them!


Any donations for the Santa photoshoot will go towards supporting the Toronto Humane Society.

Saturday December 10, 2022

Doggos Present Howliday Market - Canada

Howliday Market


When

  • Dec 10 from 12 - 6 PM
  • Dec 11 from 11 - 4 PM

Where: Heritage Court, Exhibition Centre - 19 Nunavut Rd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3


The Howliday Market is Canada's biggest festive experience for dog owners and admirers! You'll be able to shop from over 50 pet brands, get complimentary photos with Santa, visit the massive Tree of Treats and Cocktail Lounge.


Howliday is more than an expo, it's is a place to connect with people and their adorable dogs. Get excited for events in the Jingle and Mingle zone including the breed-specific meet ups (with a comedic twist), Rescue Pup Runway, Ugly Christmas Sweater social and more.


Don't forget to RSVP for our FREE social events at the Howliday Market - hurry spaces are limited for each event!

Holiday Hills at Stackt - Kensington Flea Market

Kensington Flea 


When: Saturday Dec 10 from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Where: Stackt Market - 28 Bathurst St 


Kensington Flea heads to Stackt Holiday Hills for a one day market on December 10th from 11-7 .


Shop local with a wide variety of goods ranging from Handmade Jewelry, Skincare, Art, Home Goods, Pet Products, and more!

Free Admission + Pet Friendly

Sunday December Brews + Chews | Holiday Hills

Doggos Present Howliday Market - Canada

Howliday Market


When

  • Dec 10 from 12 - 6 PM
  • Dec 11 from 11 - 4 PM

Where: Heritage Court, Exhibition Centre - 19 Nunavut Rd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3


The Howliday Market is Canada's biggest festive experience for dog owners and admirers! You'll be able to shop from over 50 pet brands, get complimentary photos with Santa, visit the massive Tree of Treats and Cocktail Lounge.


Howliday is more than an expo, it's is a place to connect with people and their adorable dogs. Get excited for events in the Jingle and Mingle zone including the breed-specific meet ups (with a comedic twist), Rescue Pup Runway, Ugly Christmas Sweater social and more.


Don't forget to RSVP for our FREE social events at the Howliday Market - hurry spaces are limited for each event!

Brews + Chews | Pup Meetup + Social

Brews + Chews // Holiday Hills


When: Sunday Dec 11 12 - 4

Where: Stackt Market - 28 Bathurst Street Toronto, ON M5V 0C6 


BREWS + CHEWS IS BACK. NEW DATE: DEC 11


We're celebrating the holidays with a special wintery edition of our iconic pup parties to get you in the spirit.

This Brews + Chews event will be riddled with holiday vibes, including:

  • a special Puppy Sleigh photo moment
  • Santa
  • unique festive vendor market + treats for pups
  • live tunes
  • a COSTUME CONTEST.

You heard that right. Dress up your pup in their best holiday getup for a chance to win a $50 git card to STACKT.

Tuesday December 13, 2022

Something Something Trivia Night

Something Something Trivia Night


When: Tuesday December 13, 2022 from 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Where: Something in the Water Brewing Co - 151 E Liberty St, Toronto, ON M6K 3K4


Hosted by comedian Ari Issac (@summeroftong) and hilarious guest hosts every other Tuesday at Something in the Water Brewing Co.! 10 categories and interactive games focused on pop culture's best and brightest celebs, tv, movies music and so much more!

Wednesday December 14, 2022

Left Field Brewery - Stand Up Comedy Night

LEFT FIELD LAUGHS Night


When: Wednesday December 14, 2022 from 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Where: Left Field Brewery - 36 Wagstaff Drive 


Left Field Laughs is a stand up comedy show featuring some of the best comedians in Canada as seen on JFL, Winnipeg Comedy Festival & many viral videos on social media.


DOORS 7:30PM

  • Show 8:00PM
  • **please arrive no later than 7:45pm to be sat before the show starts
Black Lab Brewing - Playdate Single all the Way Edition

Playdate : Single All The Way


When: Wednesday December 14, 2022 from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Where: Black Lab Brewing - 818 Eastern Avenue Toronto, ON M4L 1A1 


Wednesday December 14 @ 7PM

A dog friendly singles mixer event at Black Lab Brewing, hosted by @ QEtrivia.

$25 includes two free craft beer (or non-alcoholic beverage) interactive games, CandyGrams and more!

Sunday December 18, 2022

Puppy Yoga

Puppy Yoga


When: Sunday December 18, 2022

  • 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
  • 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
  • 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Where: Doggosphere - Third Floor - 553 Queen Street W, Toronto, ON


Enjoy our Santa special Puppy Yoga & Bubbly! Puppies in festive outfits while doing yoga? YES PLEASE!


Unwind from your busy week with a puppy yoga class in downtown Toronto! Get your group together for this unique fitness class with adorable puppies and a refreshing mimosa. Wondering what breed of puppies we will have for your class time? Follow us on Insta to find out!


The perfect event does exist. Begin with 45 minutes of Flow Yoga while puppies zoom around the studio. Then enjoy a refreshing mimosa (orange juice and sparkling wine) for 30 minutes of chill time with the pups.

Buy Tickets to Puppy Yoga & Bubble

Ongoing Events

Brainbusters Trivia at Left Field Brewing

BRAINBUSTERS TRIVIA


When: Every Wednesday from November 23 - January 18, 2022 from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Where: Left Field Brewery - 36 Wagstaff Dr, Toronto, ON M4L 3W9


Hey east end trivia hounds and smarty pants!


We’re very happy to announce that Twin Town Trivia will be presenting Brainbusters Trivia every second Wednesday, starting November 23rd.


Quizzes start at 7pm. No need to sign-up in advance, just show-up early for a seat. Max team size is 6 people.


Enjoy fresh, tasty beer and clever questions and get the chance to win great prizes!

Nathan Philips Square - Toronto Ice Skating Rink and Toronto Sign

Calvalcade of Lights


When: November 26 - January 7, 2022

Where: Nathan Philips Square - 100 Queen St W


Cavalcade of Lights is an annual event that marks the official start to the holiday season in Toronto. Nathan Phillips Square comes to life with a glittering tree, ice skating and, of course, lights. 

Nathan Philips Square - Holiday Fair in the Square

Holiday Fair in the Square


When: December 2 - 23, 2022

  • Tues - Thurs: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Sun: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Closing: 7:00 PM on Dec 23

Where: Nathan Philips Square - 100 Queen St W


In the heart of Toronto at Nathan Phillips Square, the Holiday Fair in the Square runs December 2nd – 23rd. Combining the charm and elegance of a Christmas market with the excitement and allure of a thriving winter carnival, Fair in the Square is a new favourite Toronto holiday tradition.


Whether you’re shopping for that unique, perfect gift, taking the family out for an afternoon of skating, rides and games, stopping by for a quick lunch and some seasonal treats, or enjoying an evening drink at the Polar Point Bar, Holiday Fair in the Square has festive fun for everyone!

Bloor Yorkville Holiday Magic Nov 26 - Dec 31

Holiday Magic in Bloor-Yorkville


When: November 26 - December 31, 2022

Where: Village of Yorkville Park - 115 Cumberland St 


The Village of Yorkville Park will light up on November 26th along with 138 trees along Bloor Street, illuminating the neighbourhood for the Holiday Magic season (November 26th – December 31st), while creating a unique destination for visitors to shop, dine, and take in the neighbourhood’s art and culture. Additional programming throughout the holiday season includes: strolling carolers dressed in Victorian-era costumes on select weekends in December, along with festive green and red lit Urban Campfire Benches on Bloor street.


In addition, Bloor-Yorkville continues to celebrate the holiday season with the Toronto Premier of Fleurs de Villes NOËL from December 7th-11th, a festive self-guided floral trail across the Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood.

Stackt Market Holiday Hills - Supported by the Government of Ontario. A Series of festive + Immersive photo experiences to get you in the holiday spirit

Immersive Photo Experiences


When: Friday November 18 - December 31, 2022

Where: Stackt Market - 28 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5V 0C6


Holiday Hills will feature festive + immersive photo experiences to get you in the holiday spirit.


SANTA'S VILLAGE: On the South Lawn, 

guests can sip their warm holiday drinks within the Santa's Village, a large heated outdoor patio riddled with 20ft inflatable Santas and Christmas Trees.


PUPPY SLEIGH: In Bark Yard, our new off-leash licensed dog space, the Puppy Sleigh photo experience will allow guests to sit inside a life-size Santa's Sleigh. The Puppy Sleigh will be mounted behind 4 Reindeer, with a space for guests to hook up their dog(s), and give the puppies the reins.


DISCO MISTLETOE: Nestled right beside the main gates, the Disco Mistletoe transforms the Marketplace into a funky, sparkly Mistletoe experience, and offers a unique and romantic scene for guests to come together for their romantic holiday photo-ops. This activation is presented by Monos, who will also have a pop-up unit for the duration of Holiday Hills.

The Distillery Winter Village 2022

The Distillery Winter Village 2022


When: Thursday November 17 - December 31, 2022 from 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Where: Distillery District - 55 Mill St, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4, Canada


Celebrate the start of the winter holidays at the beloved Christmas Market.
The market is open from November 17 through December 31.

Tickets are required on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays after 4:00 pm, and December 27-31 after 4:00 pm. Tickets are $11 + HST each. Kids 9 and under are FREE of charge
All other times, access is free of charge and tickets are not required.


Note: Shops are not dog-friendly however all outdoor exhibitions and pathways are open for dogs to visit. 

The Junction Window Wonderland

The Junction 3rd Annual Window Wonderland 


When: November 25, 2022 - January 1, 2023 from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Where: The Junction


Toronto’s award-winning immersive urban art walk, Window Wonderland, returns to the Junction for its third consecutive year. From November 25 to January 1, 2023, Window Wonderland, presented by Isaan Der Authentic Thai Kitchen, will transform the Junction into a FREE, magical outdoor gallery featuring 20 unique augmented reality (AR) installations. Window Wonderland will also showcase four animated wall murals, two of which are new to the Junction and have been designed by local and international artists.


The first of its kind for the City of Toronto, Window Wonderland is presented in collaboration with Artivive, an internationally-renowned AR app that is changing how art is created and consumed. Providing access to over 200,000 international artists, Artivive allows artists to create new dimensions with a digital layer, opening a new world of possibilities. Visitors at Window Wonderland can simply point their smartphones at the artwork on the windows and wall murals, and voila –  watch the artist’s creation come to life!

Snowy family image of people gathering around the picnic table with a dog

Winter Campfire Site at Elliott Tree Farm


When: Multiple Dates from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Mondays - Saturdays from November 16 - December 23

Where: Elliott Tree Farm - 28 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5V 0C6


Make a day of it! Relax and enjoy our farm trails with your own private picnic table and campfire. Bring your cooler and prepare lunch over the open grill.
Includes:


  • 6 trail passes
  • 6 person picnic tabl
  • eProvincial Park Style Campfire Pit and Poker
  • A small red tree toboggan
  • Free Parking
  • Access to an outdoor bathroom
  • Pack in and Pack out (please remove all garbage and recycling at the end of your visit)
  • 12 Day Campfire sites available. 
  • You must pre-reserve for this program on Eventbrite. 
  • Dogs welcome on a leash.

It is approximately a 10 minute walk from the Heritage Barn and parking to the day campsites. Please dress accordingly and wear proper footwear.

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