Balkan Society Brass
Lively, loud, and full of brass sound, Balkan Society Brass spreads the celebration of dance and music from Eastern Europe. These musicians lift up their horns with the likes of Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Band Bahja Brass, and T Dot Bangerz. Give them a listen as a little apertif.
Performing: Saturday December 1, 8 and 15, between 6pm and 9pm.
Bella Magic is a versatile enchantress, her crystal ball and costumes have gained her a notorious reputation. She has performed all across North America, been featured on Discovery kidz, cp24, and has performed for The Toronto Mayor, Sean Penn, Robert Englund and more !
Performing: Sundays 3:00 - 6:00 & Wednesdays 5:00 - 8:00
Bex in Motion
Take a spin with Bex in Motion! A show that incorporates fire, comedy, acrobatics and mesmerizing hula hoop tricks. Spontaneous dance parties and outbreaks of fun and excitement for all ages! With her quirky, light-hearted attitude and ability to involve audience members - Bex puts on a show that is sure to move you!
Performing: Saturdays Dec 15 and 22, between 2:00 - 5:00 pm.
Candy Apple Jazz Band
The Candy Apple Jazz Band is a high energy trad jazz outfit with a party vibe that will get you moving - there is no better way to stay warm!
Performing: Friday, Dec 14th, from 6:00 - 9:00 near the fires.
The Candy Cane Man
The Candy Cane Man juggles candy canes, spins plates and makes merry with the whole audience. Families love the Candy Cane Man as he juggles all things red and white striped, and hands out a candy cane to YOU .... if you are lucky.
Performing: Sunday, Dec 2, 9 & 16, between 6:00 - 9:00.
DESNA School of Ukranian Dance
DESNA School is a Toronto-based Ukrainian dance school under the artistic direction of Virksy trained Luba & Yuri Grekov. This is a place where children not only experience Ukrainian culture and tradition, but also create lasting friendships and attain unforgettable memories! DESNA School consists of children aged 2 to 14, who practice once a week at the Plast Huculak Centre. Our dancers have performed on many stages including Nathan Phillips Square, The Toronto Ukrainian Festival, The Living Arts Centre, The Chicago Ukrainian Days, and Dauphin, MB. This past summer they traveled to different parts in Ukraine, to perform and learn more about their heritage and where it all began.
Performing: Sunday, December 2nd at 2:00 pm
Imagine the Andrew Sisters, and the Stanley Brothers, having triplets... The result would be none other than these sharp-witted ladies with a 1950’s Nashville sound and killer charm. Bringing a shine to every space they fill with their beautiful blend of country-bluegrass-gospel sounds and extraordinary energy, the Dishes have spent the last five years, breaking hearts and soothing souls at clubs, fairs, festivals and events throughout Canada.
Performing: Friday, Dec 7th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm.
The Festive Cheer Carolers
The Festive Cheer Carolers have been keeping the visitors to the Holiday Fair warm with rich harmonies and fun renditions of holiday favorites for the last two years. They have entertained crowds at Casa Loma, the Island Airport and along the Toronto Waterfront since 2014. Organisers Kiersten Tough and Brittany Stewart have brought together a roster of talented singers who have all studied and performed across Canada and around the world, combining a background in Opera, Musical Theatre and Choral singing.
Performing: Saturdays and Sundays from 12:30 - 3:30 pm
FireGuy is back at the Fair in the Square with a fire and light show. He’s a newly crowned Guinness World Record Holder in fire eating. FireGuy is heating up the holidays. Ho Yeah!
Performing: Saturday, Dec 1, between 3:00 and 6:00.
Ice Girl turns any event into a Winter Wonderland. Hailing from the Great White North, she will Freeze you in disbelief and awe with her hula hoop, juggling and LED skills.
Performing: Saturday Dec 22, 6:00 - 9:00
Jenny Jupiter - Toy Soldier
Combining mime, spectacular costumes, music, and a dash of clowning, Jenny Jupiter has marched all the way from the North Pole to delight the crowds at Holiday Fair in the Square!
Performing: Saturday Dec 8, between 5:00 - 8:00 pm.
Max T. Oz
Sleight of hand with charm. Magic as you would see it performed a century ago in the Edwardian era. Suitable for all ages, Max delights with his relaxed style of magic with a dash of cheeky humour.
Performing: Sunday, Dec 9 & Sunday, Dec 16, from 3:30.
The Randolph Glee Choir
The Randolph Glee Choir is an exciting and fun all singing, all dancing, youth performance group that performs throughout the GTA. From holiday shows to pop, rock, and musical theatre, this high energy group has performed everywhere from the Christmas Market at the Distillery, to half times for professional sports teams, as well as in many wonderful venues, bringing joy and song wherever they go.
Performing: Saturday, Dec 8 at 3:30 and 4:30
“Jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle bell rock!” Silver Elvis, a creation of Toronto performance artist Peter Jarvis, is a robotic statue of Elvis. In a world of 58,000 Elvis impersonators, this Memphis mechanical metal man is perhaps the most unique spin on Elvis you will ever witness. Don't forget to bring your cameras!
Performing: Saturday, Dec 1 between 5:30 and 8:30; Sunday, Dec 2, 3:30 - 6:30 pm, Saturday Dec 15, 5:00 - 8:00 and Sunday, Dec 23, 2:30 - 5:30.
Celebrate the holidays with the Snapback Santas! With lots of holiday cheer, the Snapback Santas bring you the spirit of the holidays through upbeat, joyful renditions of the tunes we all know and love!
Performing: Friday Dec 21 and Saturday Dec 22, between 6:00 - 9:00 pm.
What’s that up in the sky?!! A GIANT Toy Soldier! Or the top shelf Elf!
Have your camera ready for an ultimate selfie or jump WAAAY UP for a high-five while Stilt Guys bring larger than life holiday characters back to the Fair in the Square.
Performing: Saturdays from 3:30 - 6:30 and Thursdays 5:00 -8:00
The UTSC Glee Club
The UTSC Glee Club is a non-profit group that features singers from the University of Toronto Scarborough who connect through harmony and a love for music. Since starting the club in 2013, Glee performs a variety of songs from different genres, as well as original mashups that are composed by the members, at on/off campus events.
Performing: 1:00 on Sunday, Dec 23.