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Fort York Frost Fair

Event Details

This event finished on 18 January 2020

Imagine yourself transported back in time to the early 19th century, where the local winter market was one of the social and shopping highlights of the year.

Fort York celebrates the legacy of the Frost Fair in 19th-century England with a market, music, and food!

Stroll through Canada’s largest collection of original War of 1812-era buildings blanketed in snow. In the evening, view the Fort in a “new” light during a special lantern tour, which provides a glimpse of garrison life after dark. Tour a selection of buildings with their interpretive staff and sample historic treats from the 1826 kitchen hearth. Don’t forget to bring your skates to glide along The Bentway Skate Trail, where you will be joined by a Redcoat or two! Warm-up in the Visitor Centre and grab a treat by local food vendors after your skate.

Times: Friday, 10:00 am to 9:00 pm & Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm