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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!

10 Places Where you can Skate for Free

We've rounded up 10 of the best Free ice-skating rinks in the GTA so you can get your glide on all winter long.

Family Snowshoeing Adventures

Snowshoeing is a wonderful way to get out into a snowy landscape while enjoying nature and hiking with the kids.

25 Fun Things to Do over Winter Break

There's no need to leave town! We’ve rounded up 25 fun Winter Break activities the entire family will enjoy!

Best Outdoor Family Skating

Here are some of the top outdoor rinks and skating trails to explore...

Amazing Attractions to Visit over Winter Break

A chance to look at your city with tourists' eyes this Winter Break!

Best Tobogganing Hills for Families

Grab your toboggan and head to one of these favourite sledding hills submitted by our readers.

Winter Carnivals for Families 2016

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

Family Snow Tubing

This wonderful seasonal activity requires no skill or gear. Everything you need... a tube, a hill and snow are provided by the parks.

Winter Break Fun

Keeping the kids busy over mid-winter break can be a challenge. The best fun things to do over the Holiday recess.

Christmas Tree Farms

An expedition to a Christmas tree farm to cut your own Christmas is a holiday season experience that’s unmatched!

Best Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks

The GTA is packed with ice skating options. Try a day of skating at one of these fun rinks.

Best Family Ski Slopes

Family ski resorts are full of fun perks like ski schools, a family après scene, and snow tubing.

Snow Much Fun!

The ultimate list of ‘must-do’ Winter fun to warm up to the season's chill.


Winter Carnivals 2015

There's no such thing as hibernation in Toronto and the GTA. City events invite families to brave the cold this month and enjoy tube sledding, ice skating, mid-ways, dog-sled demos, and more. All events are free!

Ontario Family Ice Fishing Events 2016

Kids who have gotten hooked on fishing during the warm weather months might love to try ice fishing with a parent. Families can try ice fishing during the Ontario Family Fishing Events.

The Best Snow Tubing Spots

Slide down a snow-slicked slope, then ride a carpet lift (like a moving sidewalk on the snow) back up to do it all over again. Tubing is fun stuff! Spots worth checking out in the GTA.

Ultimate Winter Playlist

We've rounded up the best seasonal activities. The fun never stops in the city, even when the days are short.

Winter Break Fun

We've got you covered with tons of ideas for how to keep kids busy during the break!

Head for the Hills

Whether you jump the moguls like an Olympic athlete or hang on for dear life gliding down the bunny hill, 'tis the season for all things skiing. Luckily, we just happen to live in a province of amazing resorts.

Dog Sledding in Ontario

Experience the playful excitement, the determination and the hot breaths of a pack of huskies fogging up the crisp Winter air as they gleefully pull you across the glistening landscape.

Ice Fishing in Ontario

Drill through the ice, set your line and anticipate the thrill of the "tip up." Ice fishing is a seasonal sport that fishing enthusiasts can enjoy for a brief time. It can be a fun Winter experience for the entire family.

Lovin' Winter in Ontario

Chills, thrills, and spills; Winter’s in full swing in Ontario. From skiing and snowboarding, to warm fires and hot cocoa, Winter means something unique to everyone. Reasons to love Winter in Ontario...

Winter Carnivals 2014

Cold Winter weather? Bring it on! Beat the Winter blues with family Winter carnivals. Enjoy crafts, Winter sports, ice sculptures, toboganning, entertainment, and much more. Best of all, most events are free!

The Winter Bucket List

Seasonal adventures can create family traditions and transform Toronto into a Winter wonderland for children... We've got the ultimate bucket list for family-friendly Winter fun!

How to Prepare Your Kids to Ski

For those who were 'Before Kids Skiers' the dream of the day when you are able to delight in skiing again and share the experience as a family might be a reality this year. Tips to get your little ones out on the slopes.

The 10 Best Sledding Hills

Get the whole family outside for some good old-fashioned Winter fun. Your kids can enjoy hours of thrills with just a sled and a snow-covered hill. You'll want to check out these top 10 hills.

It's Winterlude in Ottawa!

Canada’s favourite Winter activities are featured across Ottawa and Gatineau at this annual event.

Winter Carnivals in the GTA 2013

There's certainly no shortage of things to do in the long Winter months in the Greater Toronto Area. Check out the following Winter carnivals and festivals taking place!

Winter Carnivals in Canada 2013

Canadians don't just endure winter, they celebrate it! Here’s a list of some Canada’s top winter festivals.

You Are Not a Bear: Do Not Hibernate!

January offers tons of outdoor family fun! If you're having distant thoughts about the summer, you’ll miss out on the excitement of winter adventures!

Paper Snowflakes

Create a blizzard's worth of (paper) snowflakes! Snowflakes are so pretty and easy to make. Keep kids busy during the dead of Winter by simply using paper and sissors. Here's how!

Winter Bird Watching Activities

This Winter, take your kids bird watching. Anyone can do it just about anywhere, anytime, making it a great activity to share with kids. Here's how to make the most of your bird watching adventures.

Tobogganing in the GTA

Tobogganing is one of our great Canadian traditions! Pack up the family and head out to one of your favourite tobogganing hills. These snowy hills are some of the best in the GTA!

Frugal Winter Fun

Looking for cheap ways to keep the kids from getting cabin fever over the long winter ahead? Here’s a list of fun activities that will keep kids entertained without breaking your budget.


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