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Thanksgiving at the Toronto Zoo

The Toronto Zoo is one of the most picturesque spots in the city to enjoy the natural colours of fall this Thanksgiving weekend. Don't miss the Grizzly Bear Thanksgiving Feast!

A Dr. Seuss Interactive Exhibition is coming to Toronto

Dr. Seuss fans across the GTA will have the opportunity to be the first to experience an imaginative and interactive immersion into the wondrous world of Dr. Seuss.

Dinosaurs are Coming to Kidapalooza!

Have you heard? Life-sized, roaring, moving dinosaurs are taking over the Kidapalooza Fall Festival from October 12 to 14, at Markham Fairgrounds!

The Cryptic Cabin at Mysterious Minds

Mysterious Minds Escape Rooms in Toronto has a new game ... The Cryptic Cabin escape room! Are you ready for this latest adventure?

October Go List: Best Things to Do! 2019

October brings all kinds of Fall fun like festivals, pumpkin picking, and a host of Halloween happenings. Here are the best things to do this month!

October on the Cheap! 2019

Now that the kids are fully into the back-to-school groove, families might be looking to escape the weekday routine with some festive — and better yet, FREE weekend events.
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Events

Spookfest is Toronto's Newest Halloween Attraction

Toronto's newest Halloween attraction: Spookfest, is coming to the Better Living Centre at Exhibition Place on October 26 and 27! Be ready to have some spoooooky fun!

Celebrate the Day of the Dead

Halloween isn't the only spooky holiday to celebrate this fall. El Día de los Muertos or the Day of the Dead takes place end of October to early November. Find events taking place in the GTA or host your own celebration!

Bloodsuckers: Legends to Leeches at the ROM

Discover the fascinating science lurking beneath the surface of history's most enduring legends at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) this fall with Bloodsuckers: Legends to Leeches.

MindWorks at the Ontario Science Centre

Ever wonder what’s happening in your head? The Ontario Science Centre launches MindWorks, a new hands-on, bodies-on psychology exhibition.

14 Family-Friendly Events over Thanksgiving Weekend

If you're looking for something fun to do over the Thanksgiving long weekend with your family, you'll gobble up these best events for kids!

10th annual Salmon Festival at Highland Creek

Each fall, salmon make the long journey from Lake Ontario, swimming and jumping up Toronto’s rivers and creeks to spawn. The public is invited to take in this exciting natural migration.

Cirque du Soleil's Alegria - A Review

The touring company's most iconic and beloved production that helped launch the company internationally, has been brought back to life. Alegría is mesmerizing from beginning to end...

Free Halloween Events 2019

These cool Halloween events for kids can't be missed ... because they're all Free! Some spooktacular events also offer fun trick-or-treating opportunities, so bring your costume A-game!

Halloween Events 2019

Who's excited for Halloween? Toronto and the GTA offer plenty of spooktacular fun all month long. Get your costumes ready for some of these kid-friendly outings the entire family will love.
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Family Fun

Host the Best Winter Birthday Party

Don’t let the cold weather and a little bit of snow on the ground, stop you from throwing a really great birthday party! These Winter Party ideas will leave you with plenty of inspiration.

Host the Best Pizza Party for Kids

From a DIY pizza station, to super fun crafts, activities, decorations, and adorable party favours, here's how to host the best pizza party for kids.

Celebrate the Day of the Dead

Halloween isn't the only spooky holiday to celebrate this fall. El Día de los Muertos or the Day of the Dead takes place end of October to early November. Find events taking place in the GTA or host your own celebration!

Halloween Cupcake Ideas

Try these deliciously creepy Halloween cupcakes for your next party.

Halloween Rice Krispies Treats

Rice Krispie treats get transformed into ghosts, monsters, spiders, pumpkins and more!

10 Simple Halloween Cookies

Looking for an adorable last minute Halloween cookie? These 10 Scary Sweets that are really easy to make!
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Entertainment

The Mush Hole at YPT

YPT presents The Mush Hole – a groundbreaking theatre and dance performance exploring the devastating intergenerational impact of Canada’s Residential School system.

Ross Petty Productions Presents LIL’ RED ROBIN HOOD

Rich or poor, the whole family will be hood-winked by Ross Petty Productions’ original musical, LIL’ RED ROBIN HOOD this holiday season.

Fall Movie Guide 2019

Grab some popcorn and get ready for some movie magic! ​Here are the 5 new family movies coming to the big screen this Fall.
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Stuff We Love

Heroes of Goo Jit Zu Hero Pack

The squishiest, stretchiest and gooiest action figures ever! Nothing looks like 'em, no one fights like 'em.

The Harry Potter Invisibility Cloak

Appear to disappear! Now you can recreate iconic scenes from the Harry Potter films with the Invisibility Cloak Illusion Costume. You won’t believe your eyes!

Goo Goo Galaxy​ Goo Drops

Say hello to the most adorable little space travelers to ever land on Earth! From the far away ​Goo Goo Galaxy, come ​the Goo Drops​.
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At The Movies

Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil

Maleficent and Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces.

The Addams Family

Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley and Uncle Fester square off against a reality television show host. Opens in theatres on October 11.

Abominable

An epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth. Opens in theatres on September 27.
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Parents

ROM’s 3rd Monday Nights Free Moves to Tuesdays

The ROM is moving its monthly evening of free admission from Mondays to Tuesdays, where visitors can enjoy free access to art, culture, and nature in the Museum’s 40 galleries.

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre & Black Creek Pioneer Village Promotion

From October 10 to November 11, visitors to Black Creek Pioneer Village will receive a 50% discount off LEGOLAND Discovery Centre admission and vice versa.

Day Camps & Programs for Kids if CUPE Strikes on Monday

In the event of a CUPE strike on Monday, parents need to prepare and make alternative care arrangements. The following companies are offering day camps and programs.
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Fall FUN Guide 2019

Autumn in the Greater Toronto Area is in full swing so it's time to plan an epic season for you and your little ones. Our Fall FUN Guide rounds up the best seasonal activities and events for families.

Back to School Guide 2019

It's officially time to get ready for back to school! To help you prepare for your best school year yet, we've rounded up everything from great after-school programs for kids, to cool back to school finds, lunch ideas and more.
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Hands-On Educational Fun with Mad Science Programs

The leading science enrichment provider delivers unique, hands-on science experiences for children that are bursting with fun.
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