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What’s on at Evergreen Brick Works in December

The wintery magic of the Brick Works is in full force this December and we have lots planned for you this month.

Winter at the Brick Works

Published on November 29, 2022

Evergreen's Winter Market

The Winter Market in CRH Gallery

Kick off the festive winter season with us at the Winter Market on December 18 from 11am - 5pm! Grownups and kids alike can tour the Brick Works and connect with nature, shop from artisan & vintage vendors, listen to live music and cozy up with mouth-watering foods and drinks from local vendors. Free skate rentals are also available to enjoy the picturesque outdoor skating rink. 

NEW this year: Join us for the evening program from 6pm - 9pm. There you can relax at the Young Welcome Centre’s lounge bar while enjoying delicious bites, drinks and music, or enjoy a chamber concert performance inspired by the music of Scotland, as part of the Evergreen’s Cultural Performing Arts Series, sponsored by Bank of America.

This event is Bullfrog Powered!

The Saturday Farmers Market

The Indoor Farmers Market

The Saturday Farmers Market at Evergreen Brick Works is open YEAR-ROUND on Saturdays from 8am-1pm! From November - April, the Farmers Market’s location is the dreamy CRH Gallery.

The Market will be open on December 24 & 31 this year! It's the perfect place to not only shop for ingredients for your holiday meals but also to support local vendors this season. Check out the vendors that will be there!

Weekend Nature Play

Weekend Nature Play in winter

Yup, we're open this December! Experience the snowy Children's Garden during Weekend Nature Play. This program will be running from 10am-1pm on Saturdays throughout the month. Click below for the dates!

See the Weekend Nature Play dates

Skating at the Brick Works

Skating at the Brick Works
Skating at the Brick Works is back! The Evergreen Brick Works outdoor skating rink weaves through snow-covered gardens under exposed beams from the roof of the old brick factory. 

Registration for skating lessons is now open! Lessons are available for everyone ages 3+ and are scheduled to begin on January 9 (weather permitting). Additionally, free public skating is scheduled to begin on December 17 (weather permitting). Head to the button below to see the schedules and to register for lessons!

Have skates that you no longer use? We’re now accepting donations of used skates and (CSA certified) helmets, which will be freshened up and used during public skating. You can leave donations at the Welcome Desk any time or drop them off at the volunteer table at the entrance of the Saturday Farmers Market from 8am-1pm!

Winter Children's Programming

Children playing in the Children's Garden in winter

Explore the snow covered Evergreen Brick Works with activities like fort building, fire making, scavenger hunts, story telling, and hikes! Register today for Winter CampPA Day CampNature Nut Outdoor Club and more!

Want to know what a day in the life of a PA Day Camper is like?
Check out this reel!

New Shuttle Bus Hours

The Shuttle Bus

The free shuttle bus departs every 30-45 mins from the parkette just north of Broadview subway station. Click below to check out the new schedule!

Picnic Café, Restaurant & Wine Shop

Picnic Cafe logoYou may notice some changes with the cafe at the Brick Works! It's now called Picnic Café, Restaurant & Wine Shop! Starting December 10, they'll also have an evening wine bar offering charcuterie boards, tapas, wine, craft beers and more. Keep an eye on our Instagram for updates!