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Craziest, Curious and Craveable Foods at the CNE

From unicorn-themed desserts, a savoury funnel cake sandwich and pickle pizza, here are some of the craziest, curious and craveable new foods making their debut at this year’s CNE.

Save 45% off Toronto Zoo Admission to Celebrate 45 Years!

Stop by the Toronto Zoo today, August 15, 2019 to celebrate the zoo's 45th anniversary and enjoy 45% off admission! Plus, stay late (9am-9pm) for Dawn to Dusk Thursdays.

Retro Summer Fun: Drive-in Theatres

Drive-ins are becoming somewhat of a rarity these days so GTA families are lucky to have a few theatres in the area.

Best Family Day Trips

These destinations, each just a short drive or train ride from the city, are bursting with family-friendly activities, making them the perfect spots for Summer day trips.

14 Fun Things Kids Can do at the CNE

Besides its obvious attractions like the livestock and amusement rides, the EX has a variety of offerings for even its youngest attendees. This year's highlights ... just for kids!

Historical Sites that are Fun for Kids & Families

This summer, unplug the family and step back in time at one of these attractions that are fun for kids and adults alike.

Ziplining Adventures

Ziplines are making appearance all over Ontario! This fully immersive outdoor experience is an exciting new way to see the world!

August Go List: Best Things to Do! 2019

There's still time to catch some of the best of the city's summertime fun. Read on for the best things to do this month and plan ahead for these August favourites.

Peach Picking in Toronto and the GTA

Peach picking season is upon us and it's the perfect excuse for GTA families to plan a sweet summertime day trip before kids head back to school.
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Events

Second City's Improv Showdown

In the mood for funny skits that will tickle your funny bone, sharpen the mind and stimulate the imagination? Head over to Improv Showdown for an afternoon of unpredictable comedy!

Toronto International BuskerFest for Epilepsy

Join comedians, escape-artists, sword-swallowers, musicians, magicians, fire jugglers, acrobats, aerial artists, clowns and daredevils. See the most extraordinary street performers on earth!

FAN EXPO Canada 2019

This year, FAN EXPO Canada is bringing a world of discovery and adventure to fans of all ages with a 10,000 sq. ft. Family Zone; complete with dance parties, robots, LEGO, crafts and more!

August Festivals 2019

The Greater Toronto Area's festival season kicks into high gear in August. There's a head-spinning number of fantastic fairs, parades, carnivals, and other fetes.

Summer of Space at Ontario Science Centre

Connect to the cosmos this summer at the Ontario Science Centre! Until September 2, the Science Centre celebrates human space exploration with Summer of Space.

Polar Express Free Launch Party at YDHR

York-Durham Heritage Railway is having an official launch party for THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride and it's free to attend!
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Family Fun

That's a Wrap

The sandwich has dominated the lunchbox scene for long enough ... it's time for a new take on lunches! Wraps are a fun and healthy alternative and kids will surely love them!

15 Lunch Ideas your Kids will want to Eat!

These creative school lunch ideas for kids are just the ticket to getting them to eat their lunch. Plan for these healthy and fun lunches your kids will love!

Favourite Carnival and Fair Foods

12 recipes to get those carnival tastes in your own kitchen!
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Entertainment

Best Summer Shows for Kids

Summer is a great time to enjoy family theatre and live shows. Give your kids a memorable live entertainment experience in the GTA at these stage and live summer performances.

Cineplex Family Favourites Summer Series

Cineplex Events offers an escape from the humidity this summer with a lineup of hilarious and heart-warming films that the whole family can enjoy.

Summer Movie Guide 2019

There's nothing more fun than a summer family movie night at the theatre. And children — not to mention parents — are in luck this summer!
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Stuff We Love

The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh

Harpreet Singh loves his colors—but when his family moves to a new city, everything just feels gray. Can he find a way to make life bright again?

You Are My Friend: The Story of Mister Rogers and His Neighborhood

A heartwarming picture book that celebrates the work of Mister Rogers and carries on his legacy of kindness.

New by Playmobil - Dwarf Kingdom

Prepare yourself to explore a whole new world! Playmobil is proud to present the latest playsets from the Knights theme - introducing Dwarf Kingdom!
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At The Movies

Bring The Soul: The Movie

A glimpse into BTS’ world away from the stage, featuring intimate group discussions alongside spectacular concert performances from the tour. This is a cinema event not to be missed.

Angry Birds Movie 2

Angry Birds 2 starts a new era of slingshot gameplay with super stunning graphics, challenging multi-stage levels, scheming boss pigs and even more destruction.

Dora And The Lost City Of Gold

Dora, a teenage explorer, leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold.
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Parents

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.

Creative Homework Station Ideas for Kids

Create a dedicated homework space or station for the kids with these simple and inspiring design ideas. A unique space can help motivate your child to get homework done!

Dealing with Back-to-School Jitters

As summer comes to an end and kids prepare to head to the classroom, some may suffer from back to school anxiety. This time of transition can be stressful for the entire family.

Cute First Day of School Photo Ideas

A new school year is on the horizon and it's time to plan that first day of school photo. Get your kids excited with these cute and fun ideas!

Cool Box: Best Back to School Lunch Boxes

Looking for a lunch box that's practical yet fun and stylish? These cool lunch boxes will actually get your kids excited about Back to School!

The Best Backpacks for Back to School

Check out our favourite backpacks for pre-schoolers, big kids, and more. Heading back to school has never been so stylish...
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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.

Summer FUN Guide 2019

Consider this your go-to-guide to the summer's best attractions, can't miss events and shows, must-see movies, free things to do and much more!

Birthday Party Guide Spring-Summer 2019

For kids celebrating a birthday this spring and summer, plan with the help of our Birthday Party Guide! Find birthday venues, entertainment, games, party foods, cakes and more!
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Spotlight On

Brain Power Academic Enrichment Program

Brain Power is an award-winning after-school academic-enrichment program for high-achieving students from Grades 1-12.
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