If you’re looking for a small town adventure this winter, you may want to plan a trip to this charming hidden gem near Toronto. This small town is transforming into a “winter wonderland” complete with ice bars, fire pits and more and it’s a dreamy cold-weather experience.
Located under an hour from Toronto, the town offers delicious restaurants, local shopping, outdoor activities and more. This year, it’s hosting a new event called Ice Lounge on Main that will turn the area into a frosty paradise.
Newmarket will be hosting the experience from February 22 to 25 and you can immerse yourself “in the sophisticated charm of an Apres-Ski-inspired event,” according to a press release.
The Main Street will transform “into a pedestrianized winter wonderland from Water Street to Park Avenue” and you can enjoy treats, outdoor art installations, Instagram-able photo opportunities and more.
There will be fire pits where you can toast marshmallows and Ice Bars where you can grab a drink.
Live entrainment will be taking place throughout the festival and you can see ice sculptures and light installations along Main Street.
It’s a dreamy place for a romantic date or to hang out with friends.
Ice Lounge on Main
When: Select hours from February 22 to 25, 2023
Address: Newmarket, ON
Why You Need To Go: Step into a magical winter wonderland with a trip to this town.
Before you get going, check out our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.