Where to Host Your Holiday Party


Once the month of December rolls around, your calendar begins to fill up. Unlike the rest of the year, December is a holiday-centric month the entire 31 days. Monday to Sunday is fair game for any and all events. It makes the month go by so quickly that all the good times with their twinkling lights, dance music, and puff pastries become a blur. If you’re planning to host a private party for your office, family or friends this holiday, here are some ideas for where you can have the event.

The Citizen – 522 King Street W.


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This King Street West spot is perfect, whether you’re hosting a small or large party. They can accommodate groups up to 200 people! The atmosphere is sophisticated, but maintains a warm and comfortable vibe for guests as well with the vintage touches of decor and comfy leather couches!


Bar Reyna – 158 Cumberland Street


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Bar Reyna is a new addition to the Yorkville area, but it’s quickly becoming a favourite. It would also be the perfect place to host a cozy and intimate holiday party. The upper level of the space is a great spot for private parties, while the back patio, which happens to be winterized is great for groups between 40 and 50 people. With a delicious Mediterranean menu and epically lavish cocktail list to choose from, your party will most definitely be a favourite of the season


Montecito – 299 Adelaide Street W.


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If you choose Montecito as your holiday party venue you’ll be met with a very cool, yet sophisticated vibe. While the space is grand in its own right, it’s also quite comfortable, with a hint of fun c/o the whimsical SoCal decor touches. The space is often booked hosting events, so you can be assured they know what they’re doing.


Archeo – 31 Trinity Street


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This beautiful space found in the Distillery District is ideal for a cool and stylish holiday party. When you’re in Archeo you get the vibe that you’re in an urban loft or gallery space, with its exposed brick, wood beams, and high ceilings. Perfect for festive revelry.


Bar+ Karaoke – 360 Yonge Street


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If you’re looking for an ‘out of the box’ holiday party venue, this popular karaoke spot is a great option. Bar+ can host up to 25 people, so for an intimate (but fun) gathering, this is perfect.  They offer all types of music (popular pop songs from North America, but also Korea and Japan too). They also serve Korean snacks and your typical bar food if you get a little peckish.


iYellow Wine Tasting Room – 243 Queen Street W.


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This rustically charming below ground wine cave is a very unique spot for a mysterious and fun holiday event. They can accommodate up to 30 people seated, and 50 people for a cocktail-style party. Your guests will be able to cozy up on comfy couches and sip on their wine.


Twist Gallery – 1100 Queen Street W.


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The city is full of hip and trendy gallery spaces, but Twist Gallery is among one of the most popular. This Queen West spot is oozing with trendiness, with its high ceilings, brick walls, and contemporary vibe. It’s a unique spot for a fun and festive soirée.


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