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Mariah Carey in Toronto for unveiling of holiday windows

Last Updated Nov 3, 2016 at 2:41 pm EDT

Mariah Carey will unveil the holiday windows at Hudson's Bay and Saks Fifth Avenue in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2016. TWITTER/Mariah Carey

Crowds are expected to gather outside the Eaton Centre on Thursday evening when pop star Mariah Carey arrives to spread holiday cheer.

Carey will be on hand to unveil the annual Christmas display windows at Hudson’s Bay and Saks Fifth Avenue on Queen Street, at Yonge.

The event will start at 6:30 p.m.

According to TMZ, Carey will be paid about $1 million to sing two songs, including her holiday hit All I Want for Christmas Is You.

Queen will be closed from Bay to Yonge from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday evening.

The 501 Queen streetcars will divert in both directions via Church, King and Shaw streets for the event.

The TTC says that 501/301 Queen shuttle buses will also be diverting.

  • Eastbound: East on King Street, south on Strachan Avenue, west on Douro Street, north on Shaw Street, east on Queen Street, south on University Avenue, west on Adelaide Street, north on Church Street, east on Queen Street to Jarvis Street.
  • Westbound: South on Jarvis Street, west on King Street, north on York Street, west on Queen Street, south on Shaw Street


Presto may not be available on shuttle buses.

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