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Fairs & Festivals

Science Rendezvous 2017

Science Rendezvous is the largest event of its kind, which celebrates of the amazing feats of science and engineering.

HarbourKIDS: Circus 2017

See contemporary circus acts that will have you gasping in awe, doubling over with laughter and perhaps even joining in!

Doors Open Toronto 2017

This year's theme is "15 Decades of Canadian Architecture", in honour of Canada's 150th birthday.

March Break Events

From interactive fun at city attractions, to cool family theatre and shows, these are the best March Break events.

Maple Syrup Festivals 2017

Tis the season to go maple sugaring! For families with a sweet tooth looking for something fun to do, check out these places.

Family Fan Day

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television and the Shaw Rocket Fund invite fans to meet their favourite stars.

Kidapalooza 2017

With activities for all ages, you and your brood will enjoy a fun weekend of epic proportions at this 2nd annual Festival.

Lunarfest 2017

Take part in the Rooster Winter Games, workshops, activities, and all sorts of free family fun!

Winter Carnivals for Families 2017

Winter, snow, and ice may not be your idea of fun, but when you add the word 'carnival', that may just change your mind!

Winter and Holiday Markets

Take a day trip with the family to one of these holiday markets to find holiday decor, food and handmade gifts.

TVOKids LIVE! Stage returns to The Word On The Street

A day of free literacy-filled performances at The Word On The Street!

Fall Agricultural Fairs 2016

From pumpkin picking to midways, and agricultural displays, the GTA is ripe with agricultural fairs.

September 2016 Festivals

Kick off autumn at one of these fun-filled fall festivals in the Greater Toronto Area.

Labour Day Fun

Labour Day kicks off this weekend and the holiday is bringing fun for the whole family.

Kids Guide to the CNE: 16 Things to Do!

Here's what's on for the under-10 crowd at the 2016 CNE.

August 2016 Festivals

Toronto has fairs and festivals galore this August.

July 2016 Festivals

July is packed from top to bottom with dozens of festivals; from local street fairs to week-long carnivals.

The Mac n' Cheese Fest

How many ways can you make the Mac? Find out at the 2nd annual Mac n' Cheese Festival!

June 2016 Festivals

Here are the best festivals for families this June. Most are Free!

Redpath Waterfront Festival

This year, the Redpath Waterfront Festival welcomes the return of the tall ships.

Largest Viking Ship in the World Sets Sail for Toronto

This great ship will be joining the fleet of international tall ships at the Redpath Waterfront Festival.

Gangways Open on Toronto's Waterfront 2016

Gangways Open on Toronto’s Waterfront is Free fun for the entire family!

HarbourKIDS: Circus 2016

The three-day spectacle will take over Harbourfront with all things circus-arts related.

Arts For Life Children’s Festival 2016

A fun-filled weekend of entertainment, activities and opportunities for kids to express their creativity.

Storytelling Festival at Harbourfront Centre

Featuring Liars’ Contests and remixed fairytales, as well as some of the world’s finest storytellers.

Maple Syrup Festivals 2016

As winter winds down, enjoy one of these sweet maple sugaring day trips.

Kidapalooza Family Festival

Featuring over 35,000 square feet of interactive, creative fun at the Markham Fair Grounds on Family Day Weekend!

Lunarfest 2016

This free family-friendly festival will feature a wide range of activities to ring in the Lunar New Year.

Winter Carnivals for Families 2016

Don’t miss these really cool winter carnival celebrations happening in and around the city.

Winterfest 2015

Highlights include a Santa Brunch Cruise, Pet Photos with Santa, Ultimutts Dog Show, free pastry-eating contest & more! December 18-20.

Celebrate the Day of the Dead!

Here in the GTA, the skeletons of Halloween dance straight into the Day of the Dead. Traditional events celebrated on November 1 and 2 feature music, dancing, and ceremonial altars honouring loved ones.

Fall 2015 Agricultural Fairs

From pumpkin picking to midways, and agricultural displays, the GTA are ripe with fall fairs and festivals. Some offer carnival rides and games, while others have craft vendors and kiddie corners.

August Festivals 2015

Some of the city's best annual festivals take place during the summer, like the colourful Chinatown Festival, the BIG ON BLOOR festival, and an annual favourite: Buskerfest. Here's the list for August!

KidsFest at Centreville

KidsFest delivers 3 full days of free family fun on Centre Island. With face painting clowns, bouncing castle, arts & crafts station, and live animal visits from Far Enough Farm, there is something for everyone!

July Festivals 2015

Those "lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer" are here, and some of the most memorable moments are spent at festivals. Fill your Summer with adventure and fun at these July Festivals.
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