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Greater Toronto Area - Bloor-Yorkville Icefest 2021

Bloor-Yorkville Icefest 2021

(88 reviews)
Bloor-Yorkville, Greater Toronto Area, Canada
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

From March 12-14 Toronto's premier cultural district will transform into a showcase of incredible ice sculpture featuring 50 ice creations depicting some of the world's most iconic travel destinations. Highlights include: the Eiffel Tower, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Statue of Liberty, Big Ben, and many more. Join us for a whirlwind walk along this spectacular ice sculpture trail, while exploring the sights of this dynamic and historic neighbourhood. Guide will donate a portion of tips received from this tour to Second Harvest, Canada's largest food rescue charity. 3 days only, March 12, 13 and 14


Meet your local guide

Jane

Jane is the founder of On the Town Tours in Toronto. Since 2013 they've offered an eclectic menu of public and private, walking and driving tours that highlight Toronto's history, architecture and culture. As a non-native, she's always been driven to understand how Toronto became the city it is today. She loves sharing her passion for the city's urban fabric and its treasures with visitors and curious residents alike. Come join her!

Jane has been guiding since Apr 2013


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Greater Toronto Area with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Greater Toronto Area. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Lorraine (Canberra Australia 🇦🇺) P.

19 March 2021

Thoroughly loved this opportunity to attend an ice festival in Toronto. Jane made it feel like I was really there instead of thousands of kilometres away. We also had the chance to see back streets and enjoy being among a small crowd of people. Thank you!

Izzy G.

18 March 2021

I really liked this tour of the ice sculptures in Toronto. Jane walked a lot to show us the sculptures. And she also gave some background information of the areas we walked through. Very enjoyable tour.

Fiona W.

18 March 2021

Thank you to Jane for setting up this tour of the icefest...unfortunately the sun had got to some of the exhibits before we did!

Jane A.

17 March 2021

Enjoyed this tour, just a shame some had melted after such a short time on display

Douglas M.

16 March 2021

Tour was interesting but difficult to get some shots of the ice models due to folk in front - a bit more time spent would have been handy though understand the time factor involved.


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