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Boxing Day in Toronto

Posted on: December 14, 2018 | Spaces Toronto December 16, 2018

The holiday season is quickly approaching! And right behind the Christmas holiday, falls Boxing Day! Do you know how you plan to spend your Boxing Day holiday? Stay with us, and you will learn a few theories on the origin of Boxing Day and find three great ways to spend the holiday!

What is Boxing Day in Canada?

Boxing Day falls every year on the day after Christmas. Boxing Day is a holiday in Toronto and another day to spend with friends and family, time to enjoy Christmas gifts and eat holiday leftovers. The origin of this holiday isn’t widely agreed on. Some people think Boxing Day came from when servants were given the day after Christmas off from work and also received a Christmas present from their masters. While other people think its origin came from collecting money for the poor to be distributed the day after Christmas. Whatever your theory on how this holiday came to be, we can all be thankful for an extra day off of work and more time with family and friends!

So how will you spend your Boxing Day? Well, we have a few ideas below! Check them out!

Boxing Day at the Toronto Zoo

Did you know that all guests receive half off admission at the Toronto Zoo on Boxing Day? All proceeds from tickets will go to the Toronto Zoo’s Endangered Species Fund. The Detroit Zoo has over 5,000 animals from over 450 different species. Visitors to the zoo can also enjoy the walking trails, Discovery Zone, gift shops, exhibits and rides.

Shop the Boxing Day Sales in Toronto

Boxing Day is also a big day for shopping. Many stores offer deals and promotions that extend from Boxing Day up until the New Year. Be sure to check your local ads, because Boxing Day sales have already been announced at many stores.

See the Wizard of Oz

At 2:00PM on Boxing Day, visit Elgin Theater for a special performance of The Wizard of Oz! This performance is perfect for all ages. There will be dancing, pop songs and jokes, you don’t want to miss out on this event!

Enjoy Family Time

With all of the buzz of the holidays, it can be hard to take the season in. Instead of booking another busy day, consider just lounging around and relaxing with family and friends. So, relax, enjoy holiday leftovers and get ready for 2019!

Clear the Clutter and Make Room for 2019

The New Year is only days away! If your New Year’s Resolution is to have a more organized home in 2019, consider a storage unit rental! A storage unit rental allows you to clear the clutter out of your home and put it safely in a self storage unit.

Are you looking for a storage unit in Toronto, ON? Spaces Self Storage has two storage facilities in downtown Toronto, one on Eastern Avenue and one on Dupont Street. Our storage facilities have popular storage unit sizing, including the 5×5, 5×10 and 10×10 storage unit. Make space in your home and reserve a storage unit today!

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