North York Winter SpotsJanuary 22, 2014 — 2 minute read
For guests looking for a places to relax North York, there are plenty of options close to Mary-am Hotel North York. Whether you are interested in leisure activities, entertainment or dining, North York has something for you. We’ve compiled various spots to visit this winter season.
The Toronto Centre for the Arts
Unwind with a night of live theatre. Opening its doors in 1993, The Toronto Centre for the Arts (TCA) has three stages with performances ranging from Broadway musicals to concerts featuring legendary, world-class singers and musicians. If that’s not enough, the performing arts centre has featured many orchestras such as annual series by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. If you are looking for a performance to enjoy with the family, The Children’s Hour is on from January 30 – February 9. For further information including box office pricing, visit The Toronto Centre for the Arts.
Mel Lastman Square
Nearby to TCA is Mel Lastman Square. Located within North York’s hustling business sector, this stunning park offers a variety of activities throughout the year including outdoor concerts, a farmer’s market and cultural festivals. During the winter, the park opens its skating rink to the public. This is a perfect seasonal activity for the family.
Get out of the cold and indulge with local shopping at nearby Bayview Village. The 440, 000 square foot centre features an array of trendy retailers and is regarded as one of Canada’s most esteemed shopping centres. From Pink Tartan to TNT, Bayview Village is a mainstay for fashionistas. Once you are shopped out, the centre has delicious food and dining options available. As well, shoppers can do a grocery run at Loblaws or Pusateri’s. For complete mall information, visit Bayview Village.
If you are feeling hungry, there are many restaurants in the North York area with an assortment of foods to tempt the palate. Cuisines range from Greek, Chinese, European, Italian – and of course, Canadian – to contemporary, fusion and eclectic. Smokey Joe’s, located in North York close to the Civic Center and Mel Lastman Square, supplies everything from full-course meals to billiards, from video games and karaoke to late night dancing. If you just want to kick back and watch a sports game, check out one of the sports bars, such as Weston Sports Bar, Heroes Sports Lounge or Franki Boys Sports Bar & Grill.
Take advantage of these many local options during your stay at Mary-am Hotel North York. These spots will provide you with a fun-filled North York experience. Mary-am Hotel front desk staff can assist you in locating any of these spots. Visit willowdalehotel.com or call Toll-free 1-855-227-1699.