This is a video showing the Allan Gardens – Christmas Flower Show 2010:

Come enjoy the following FREE Christmas Flower Shows at two conservatories in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

Allan Gardens Conservatory & Centennial Park Conservatory Christmas Flower Shows

Winter Blooms

Presented by:
Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation

FREE

Sunday, December 4, 2011 to Sunday, January 8, 2012

Open Daily: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. With the Exception of the Grand Openings

Allan Gardens Conservatory, 19 Horticulture Ave.,:

Donations to the Food Bank are Welcome!
Grand Opening: December 4, 12 to 7 p.m.
Candlelight show: Dec. 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18, 5 to 7 p.m.

Fully accessible Public washrooms Paid parking Exhibit Performance Kid-friendly Green-friendly Official Toronto Green Building

Centennial Park Conservatory, 151 Elmcrest Rd.,:

Donations to the Food Bank are Welcome!
Grand Opening: December 11, 12 to 7 p.m.
Candlelight show
: Dec. 11, 17 and 18

Fully accessible Public washrooms On-site food or beverages Free parking Exhibit Performance Kid-friendly Green-friendly Official Toronto Green Building

Public Transit:
TTC Trip Planner

Email: pfrmedialine@toronto.ca

The Christmas Flower Show at Allan Gardens Conservatory features:

  • grand opening on Sunday, December 4 from noon to 7 p.m.
  • Victorian carollers
  • hot cider
  • cookies
  • children’s activities
  • horse-drawn carriage rides
  • a special Christmas tree topiary featuring a circling toy train
  • many of the newest varieties of poinsettias, with up to 50 varieties on display
  • will extend their hours from 5 to 7 p.m. so that visitors may enjoy the floral displays by candlelight: Dec. 4, 10, 17 and 18

The Christmas Flower Show at Centennial Park Conservatory features:

  • grand opening on Sunday, December 11 from noon to 7 p.m.
  • Victorian carollers
  • hot cider
  • cookies
  • family carol sing: 4 p.m.
  • a polar bear themed topiary
  • many of the newest varieties of poinsettias, with up to 50 varieties on display
  • will extend their hours from 5 to 7 p.m. so that visitors may enjoy the floral displays by candlelight: Dec. 11, 17 and 18

Contact Info:

City of Toronto
Phone within Toronto city limits: 311

Phone outside city limits: 416-392-CITY (2489)
(can be used within Toronto if you can’t reach 311)

TTY customers: 416-338-0TTY (0889)
Fax: 416-338-0685
E-mail: 311@toronto.ca

If your matter is urgent, please call the City of Toronto. They are open 24/7.

Always call 911 for emergencies.

You're Invited: Toronto Christmas Flower Shows Dec. 4, 2011 - Jan. 8, 2012

Enjoy!

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

News Release

December 1, 2011

Christmas flower shows at Allan Gardens and Centennial Park

The Yuletide season will be set in motion with the festive openings of the annual Christmas flower shows at the Allan Gardens and Centennial Park Conservatories. Both shows are a long-standing tradition marking the start of the holiday season for many Torontonians and visitors.

The show at Allan Gardens Conservatory, 19 Horticulture Ave., opens with an event on Sunday, December 4 from noon to 7 p.m. This event features Victorian carollers, hot cider, cookies, children’s activities and horse-drawn carriage rides, with a special Christmas tree topiary featuring a circling toy train.

Centennial Park Conservatory, 151 Elmcrest Rd., opens with an event on Sunday, December 11 from noon to 7 p.m., with Victorian carollers, hot cider, cookies and horse-drawn carriage rides. There will be a family carol sing at 4 p.m. This year’s show features a polar-bear theme topiary.

Both Christmas flower shows will showcase many of the newest varieties of poinsettias, with up to 50 varieties on display.

The Christmas flower shows will run daily from December 4 to January 8. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the exception of the opening events and the dates below.

Both conservatories will extend their hours to 7 p.m. on the following dates so visitors can enjoy the floral displays by candlelight:
Allan Gardens: December 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18
Centennial Park: December 11, 17 and 18

Admission to both conservatories is free. Food bank donations are welcome.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto’s government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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