Christmas Eve Toronto

15 bars open on Christmas Eve in Toronto

Bars open on Christmas Eve in Toronto offer the perfect escape after a family filled dinner. Or, if you don't celebrate the holiday, they'll let you drink and party your night away as if it was a weekend night.

Here's a round-up of bars open on Christmas Eve in Toronto this year.

Miracle on Queen Street

Toronto's Christmas-themed pop-up bar located just steps away from Osgoode station will be keeping the holiday spirit going by opening its doors from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The Emmet Ray

Sip on whisky at this Little Italy bar, which is known for being open 365 days of the year. No exceptions.


Hit up this Koreatown tavern and grab a pint this Monday because they're open from 5 p.m. until last call.

The Drake Hotel

The West Queen West hotel is open for the holidays. You can stop by for dinner on Christmas Eve and stay to party into the wee hours of the morning. They're also open Christmas Day.

El Furniture Warehouse

Get your fill of cheap eats and drinks at this bar on Bloor Street. Their other locations Queen Street Warehouse, Yonge Street Warehouse and The Dime will also be open regular hours. 

The Painted Lady

Expect to party the night away at this Ossington bar, as they'll be hosting a wild Xmas Eve Party. There's going to be lots of singing and dancing.

Get Well

The Dundas West bar is open on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, so head on over for evening of video games and great drinks. 


Head to this Yorkville institution to munch on pub grub and to down a few pints in honour of the holiday season. If you can't make it out the on Christmas Eve, they'll also be open Christmas Day. 

Swan Dive

If you're looking for something to do after your festive feast, make your way to this dive bar on Dundas West. They'll be open from 5 p.m.

Louis Cifer Brew Works

This Danforth brewery will be open on Monday, and it'll be screening the best holiday movies, like Home Alone, for the duration of the day.

The Dock Ellis

Dundas West will be filled with bars open come December 24. This one located at Dundas and Dovercourt will be no exception, with their doors staying open from noon to midnight. 

The Grand Trunk

If you find yourself in Parkdale for the holidays, stop by this watering hole, which will be open on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.


The popular spot in Bloorcourt will be open on Monday from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. so you'll be able to sip on brews and cocktails all night long.

Bovine Sex Club

This bar on Queen West is open regular hours over the holidays, so head here for their Open Mic Mondays.


The swanky rooftop pool, patio and bar on King West will be hosting a special party dubbed Noel, come Monday. The event is ticketed so be prepare to dish out $40 to get in.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Miracle on Queen Street

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