Embrace the magic of winter in Vaughan

Embrace the magic of winter in Vaughan image

When the snow begins to fall, are you someone who braves the cold temperatures, or do you prefer to cozy up indoors? No matter how you choose to spend your free time this season, there’s something for everyone to enjoy right here in Vaughan! 


Here are five ways to make the most of winter in your community:

  1. Lace up your skates
    Hit the ice at one of Vaughan’s indoor arenas, outdoor ice rinks or skating trails for a quintessential Canadian winter experience. Enjoy a friendly hockey game, some light shinny or a leisurely skate with the kids with convenient drop-in activities and ice-skating options for all ages. ‘Score’ all the details at vaughan.ca/skate.
  2. Explore snow-covered trails
    Vaughan’s trails are beautiful year-round, but a dusting of snow along the tree-lined paths adds a little extra sparkle to any winter outing. Bundle up and embark on an outdoor adventure through picturesque landscapes this winter. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely stroll or something a little more strenuous, you’re sure to find a snow-covered trail to enjoy at vaughan.ca/GreatWalks.
  3. Cozy up with some comfort food
    Winter is the perfect time to indulge in warm and comforting dishes, and Vaughan’s culinary scene will not disappoint. Embrace the welcoming ambiance of local eateries that feel just like home – without having to clean the dirty dishes! From traditional fare to innovative culinary creations, Vaughan’s restaurants and cafes provide the ideal backdrop for savouring the flavours of the season. See what’s on the menu at visitvaughan.ca/dine.
  4. Enjoy indoor excitement 
    When the weather outside is chilly, make the most of your winter by exploring Vaughan’s expansive range of exciting indoor attractions. You can immerse yourself in Canadian art or get up close and personal with one of the world’s largest reptiles. Indoor excitement awaits across the city – plan your weekend itinerary at visitvaughan.ca/winter.
  5. Warm up with some shopping
    Vaughan’s countless shopping destinations offer an ideal escape from the cold. From unique boutiques in the city’s historic villages to the expansive list of retailers at one of the country’s largest shopping centres, Vaughan offers endless options for all types of shoppers. Your perfect shopping destination is just a short ride away – map out your day of retail therapy at visitvaughan.ca/shop.


The fun never stops in Vaughan – regardless of the weather! For other great ways to enjoy the city this winter, explore the directories, event listings, itineraries and more at visitvaughan.ca/winter.


The Tourism Vaughan Corporation is the official destination development organization for the City of Vaughan with a mission to enhance Vaughan as a destination for tourists and business travellers.


To stay informed on the City’s latest tourism, business resources and initiatives, sign up for the Economic Development department’s eNewsletters at vaughanbusiness.ca/enewsletters and follow the official channels on LinkedIn and Instagram.


For the latest updates, subscribe to Vaughan News and follow the official corporate channels on X (formerly known as Twitter), FacebookInstagram and LinkedIn.