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Christmas Traditions Walking Tour

Christmas Traditions Walking Tour

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a professional tour guide, experienced improv comic, and have a degree in cultural anthropology with a focus on fine arts cultural studies from York University ('99). I've lived and worked in Japan as an English teacher, Afghanistan as a travel coordinator for the Canadian Forces, and most recently in Vietnam to help start a new craft beer walking tour company. My areas of expertise are craft…
Jason
Jason
Jason
Jason

What we’ll do

Together, we'll get into the history of Christmas traditions while checking out some of the most impressive holiday displays in downtown Toronto. During my studies in Anthropology I wrote a paper on the tradition of gift-giving at Christmas as a social construct to reflect and reinforce family hierarchy and bonds between members of a family unit. Through my research I learned the origins of many…

What else you should know

This tour is NOT recommended for children, especially young children, since we discuss the origins of Santa Claus and would ruin the belief a child had in his existence as jolly a nocturnal gift elf.

What to bring

Please dress for the weather and for being outside for short periods of time (15-20 minutes).
Jason
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₹1,607 per person
₹1,607 per person