Toronto is an amazing city filled with fabulous shopping, breathtaking music and dance, sophisticated theatre, a dazzling array of attractions and nightlife that never ends.
The holiday season is in full swing and Downtown Toronto is illuminated with the splendour of the season. For a magnificent holiday experience, you'll definitely want to visit the Downtown Yonge neighborhood. Distinguished by Yonge Dundas Square and Toronto's Eaton Centre shopping mall, there's more than 600 retail stores steps from one another and a lively mix of restaurants, cafes bistros and coffee houses. This is also where you'll find the famous theatres, attractions and landmarks of Toronto.
Downtown Toronto's grand theatre venues include the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Canon Theatre, Lord Elgin Theatre, Princess of Wales Theatre, the Panasonic Theatre, the Four Seasons Centre and the recently re-opened Sony Centre For The Performing Arts
The hot spots for major music performances and touring productions are steps from one another in downtown Toronto and include the iconic Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall and the Air Canada Centre. You'll also find some of Toronto's most famous nightclubs and bars including the Hard Rock Cafe (located at Yonge Dundas Square), the Rex (on Queen Street West) and free delta blues on Thursday nights at Monarch's Pub (Located at the lobby level of the Delta Chelsea Hotel, Yonge Street).
If you plan to visit a variety of Toronto's famous attractions, a Toronto CityPass booklet can save you close to half off admissions. Valid for 9 consecutive days from the first day of use, it includes admission to CN Tower, Toronto Zoo, Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario Science Centre and Casa Loma — all for one price ($59 CAD Adult and $39 CAD for youth age 4-12.)
CityPass booklets can be purchased at the box office of the first attraction you visit.