Your Holiday Entertainment Guide at The Saint

Located at Church & Adelaide, in one of the most dynamic neighbourhoods in Toronto, The Saint puts you in the centre of the city, right in the main hub for celebrating the holiday season. Whether you’re hosting your own holiday party or exploring holiday-themed pop-ups and events in the neighbourhood, The Saint gives you easy access to all the best holiday entertainment Toronto has to offer. The Saint’s elegant condos in downtown Toronto are steps away from some of the best spots in the city, including boutique shopping, world-class restaurants and exciting attractions. The Saint’s desirable location, paired with its unprecedented amenities, will ensure you have a memorable holiday season. Tis the season at The Saint this year with our holiday entertainment guide!

The holiday season is in full swing, but don’t worry if you haven’t gotten everything you need yet for your big holiday feast this week or checked off everything on your holiday shopping list. There are plenty of shops and boutiques all just a short drive, walk, or TTC ride away from The Saint. Located just a 3 minute drive away on Yonge, you can visit Williams Sonoma for gifts and dinnerware. Williams Sonoma sells professional-quality cookware, kitchen decor, gourmet foods, and more. Explore their 2022 holiday gift guide to discover holiday goodies and gifts, such as peppermint bark, hot chocolate, and holiday cookbooks. You can also find everything you need here to set a festive table that’ll impress your guests, from colourful linens to tabletop and bar pieces. Williams Sonoma is the place to go to get everything you need to entertain in style this holiday season. Be sure to also explore their festive scents so your home looks, feels, and smells festive.

William Sonoma

Once your table settings are in place, it’s time to tackle your grocery list. Gather quality ingredients for your holiday feast from the St. Lawrence Market, located just a 5 minute walk from The Saint. The St. Lawrence Market features 120 vendors, merchants, and artisans selling locally-produced products. A trip to the St. Lawrence Market gives you the opportunity  to explore Toronto’s vibrant culinary scene and get recommendations directly from vendors.

St. Lawrence Market

Making plans to meet up with friends for a drink or bite to eat? In the morning, you can head to Neo Coffee Bar, a cafe and bakery in the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood. Neo Coffee Bar offers delicious treats and drinks with seasonal flavours. In the evening, head to JaBistro, located on Richmond St, for artfully prepared sushi and cocktails. JaBistro’s sophisticated dining merges classic dishes with contemporary flavours. You and your dinner date or group will enjoy their hand-picked wines and sakes alongside elegant dishes. JaBistro also offers gift cards that can be redeemed at any KINKA FAMILY restaurant so you can give the gift of good taste this year. JaBistro’s main dining room is available for booking private events. Some other beloved restaurants in the neighbourhood include Pi Co., an innovative pizza restaurant on Church, and The Carbon Bar, which serves modern BBQ and specialty cocktails. The Carbon Bar also has a great space for booking if you’re planning on gathering with a larger group.

Pi Co

Do you still have holiday shopping to do? Shop holiday trends at the CF Toronto Eaton Centre, located minutes away from The Saint. The CF Toronto Eaton Centre is also a great place to go to enjoy holiday-themed attractions, such as pictures with Santa and holiday musical performances by Canadian artists. For another big box store that’ll have everything on your holiday shopping list in one place, there’s Nordstrom, located a 4 minute drive away on Yonge. To discover local boutiques and one-of-a-kind shops, head to the Distillery District, where you can also enjoy the annual Distillery Winter Village. Snag a fun sweater or souvenir from Peace Collective, located in the Distillery District on Trinity St. At Peace Collective, proceeds from every garment sold go toward different causes, such as mental health research or refugee aid. Or browse unique decor and jewelry at Bergo Designs, located on Tank House Lane.  

Distillery District

If you’ve been very go go go this holiday season and could use some rest and relaxation, head to The Saint’s inspirational Wellness Centre, which features a two-storey, 10, 000 sq. ft. space dedicated to health and wellness. The Saint’s wellness-inspired amenities will allow you to take some much deserved me time in the midst of holiday stress and chores. Get rejuvenated in the communal rain chromatherapy room with an infrared sauna or private spa room with individual soaking tubs. Find your zen in the communal meditation room with a salt rock wall, the star-gazing and dark meditation room, or the private meditation room. At The Saint, you have access to the treatment rooms for private sessions with health practitioners such as massage therapists. If sweating it out is the way you de-stress, The Saint’s state-of-the-art gym, complete with weights, cardio, and cross-fit equipment, has you covered. You can also get your sweat on in the spinning room or yoga/pilates room. The amenities at The Saint have your back this holiday season no matter how you want to unwind, move your body, and spend your me time.

The Saint Salt Room

The Saint’s brilliant amenity spaces aren’t just good for relaxing, but also entertaining. Hosting guests? The Saint’s Japanese-inspired party spaces are multifunctional and feature modular furnishings that can be configured for any event. The shoji screens can be moved to make the space more intimate for smaller gatherings or make the space bigger for a larger party. Holiday entertaining has never been so easy!

The Saint Dining Room

Don’t forget to get in on all the festive fun this week! There are many holiday themed spots and activities to check out nearby. Located a short drive from The Saint, you can visit The Thirsty Elf, an annual holiday-themed pop-up bar at the Fairmont Royal York on Front St. Come in your ugly holiday sweater and expect kitschy decor and festive cocktails. Or visit Nathan Phillips Square for a scenic skate under the sparkling lights and take advantage of Holiday Fair in the Square, which runs until December 23rd. Holiday Fair in the Square features fun attractions like a holiday market, fireside lounge, holiday midway, and polar point bar. 

The Thirsty Elf

The holiday season can be busy, making it hard to see and do everything, but when you live at The Saint, all your favourite holiday attractions are close by! 

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