Book your Happy Holi-Stay Getaway in the Heart of Ontario!

The Heart of Ontario can’t wait to host you this holiday season! Find great trip ideas for festive fun here as well as easy ways to find Scrooge-approved StayTripping savings for your next visit! Round out your Holi-Stay getaway itinerary with our curated selection of travel offers, experiences and events below. It’s time to rediscover Ontario.

A curated selection of overnight accommodation packages – PLUS – a bonus pre-paid VISA gift card!

With the advance booking of one of our StayTripping accommodation packages below you’ll receive a prepaid VISA gift card to help you deck the halls in the Heart of Ontario! Receive a $50 gift card when you book a one night stay or a $100 gift card when you book two consecutive nights. Browse all of the available packages and contact the hotel of your choice directly to book now. Valid on qualifying stays through March 31, 2021. See full terms and conditions here.


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December 4, 2021 Toronto Rock Home Opener

Now thru December 4, 2021 Victorian Christmas Tour & Treats

Join us for a festive holiday tour at Ireland House Museum! The evening begins with a toast to the season at the Oakridge Interpretive Centre. Step back in time with a costumed guide who will take you on a tour of the historic Ireland House. Sample house-baked traditional treats along the way, such as shortbread, ginger cake and figgy pudding. Following your 45 minute tour, keep warm around the outdoor open fire, sip some wassail and roast a few chestnuts. We’ll be sending you home with a box of sweet treats!

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Now thru December 4, 2021 Kerr Village Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Market

December 5 CHANTAL KREVIAZUK Christmas is a Way of Life, My Dear

December 5 Ballet Jorgen’s the Nutcracker

December 7 Grey Cup Arrival

December 10 CFLAA Legends Luncheon

December 10 Commissioner’s Fan State of the League & Fan Base Unveil

December 10 CFL Awards & After Party

Now thru December 11 Brantwood Farms: Christmas on the Farm

Now thru December 11 Georgetown Holiday Market 2021

December 10 - 11 Eastern Social Hall

December 11 Western Social Hall

December 9 - 11 Spirit of Edmonton

Now thru December 11 Artist for a day!

December 11 A Christmas Spectacular: Starring Pete Paquette and Guests

December 11 Spirit of Edmonton Breakfast

December 9 - 12 Burlington Holiday Market

December 12 2021 Grey Cup

December 12 TigerTown Gameday

Now thru December 14 Artists Salon – Art Chats Online


Now thru December 17 Holiday Happy Hour

December 17 R.H. Thompson Stars in ‘A Christmas Carol’

Now thru December 18 Home for the Holidays

December 18 Toronto Rock Holiday Game

Now thru December 18 Kringle in the Creek

Now thru December 19 Dickens of a Christmas

Now thru December 23 Christmas Tree of Hope and Lighting at Gore Park 2021

December 27 - 28 DLUX Puppets ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Now thru December 29 Telling Tales Virtual Festival 2021

December 29 - 30 DLUX Puppets PETER PAN

Now thru December 31 Art Experience – Figure Painting

Now thru December 31 Team-Building Art Experiences

Now thru December 31 Artist-to-Artist

December 31 ANDY KIM New Year’s Eve Gala

Now thru December 31 Art Experience – Figure Drawing

Now thru January 1 Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Now thru January 2 Country Bright

Now thru January 3 Light up the Hills Festival

Now thru January 8 Burlington Lakeside Festival of Lights

Now thru January 9 Winter Wonders

Now thru January 9 Ride the RBG Express

January 13 AIR SUPPLY

January 15 Toronto Rock Holiday Game Indigenous Heritage Night & Charity Game

January 16 LIVE & LOCAL Hosted by The Mark Lalama Trio


January 23 PIAF! The Show

January 12 - 29 Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story

January 29 Toronto Rock HEROES Night

Awesome Experiences to Book Now View All >>

The Augmented Reality Holiday Hunt

Furnace Room Brewery Tours & Tastings

Virtual Winter Holiday Camp

Lazy Days at Ridge Road Estate Winery

Hamilton Taproom Patio

Explore Brantford/Brant Tasting Adventure – Self-guided driving tour

Family Fun Night: Family Solstice Celebration (Outdoors)

Victorian Christmas Tour & Treats

Virtual Guided Hike: Autumn Edition at RBG

Tastings at Tall Post Craft Cidery

Special Exhibition | Cipher Decipher

Providing visitors with a rare and exciting opportunity to view an authentic Second World War Enigma cipher machine, Cipher|Decipher breaks down communications encryption: what it is, how it works, and how it affects our lives.

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Hamilton Beer Tour

Taste Local, Explore Local – Driving Tour

Date Night – Painting Experience for 2

Poppa Wilson at the AGH

Grain & Grit Beergarden

Date Night for Two

Maud Lewis at the AGH

Explore Paris Like a Local – Tour

The Beer Tour Co- Hamilton Public Beer & Cider Tour

Let us do the driving as we visit Hamilton and surrounding area craft Breweries and  Cider Houses.

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Youth Arts Collective: Art-Making

Free Exhibition Tours at AGH

‘Skin Deep’ by Chun Hua Catherine Dong

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