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All events will be taking place on Saturday, December 10, Sunday, December 11, Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18.

Sixth Annual Santa Cruise at Winterfest on Toronto's Waterfront


Santa will be making a special stop at Winterfest on Toronto’s Waterfront presented by Redpath Sugar and The Waterfront BIA this holiday season for the 6th Annual Santa Cruise presented by Mariposa Cruises. The Northern Spirit begins boarding at 10:30am and 1:30pm each day at the foot of York Street for this one-hour cruise. Tickets are $12 + HST per person (children under 6 are admitted FREE) with complimentary refreshments on board. 

Children are encouraged to bring their wish lists to share with Santa and have their picture taken with him! Afterwards, download your FREE photo with Santa compliments of Redpath Sugar by visiting

NEW this year! To complete your Winterfest experience, enjoy a winter family getaway at either the Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto Harbourfront at $99/night or The Westin Hotel at $149/night. Two FREE Santa Cruise tickets are included in each package.  

Following the 6th Annual Santa Cruise, Santa’s elves will lead the families into Queen’s Quay Terminal where they can pick up their FREE souvenir holiday photo frame, available upon request from participating retailers. Join in the excitement and watch the puppet shows in the south atrium of Queen’s Quay Terminal following each cruise throughout the weekend and catch daily dog shows featuring some amazing dogs from PawsWay!

Tickets sell out quickly for the Santa cruise so get yours today! Visit or call 416-203-0178 to order.

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