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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!

July on the Cheap! 2019

If you’re looking for fun this July, pack the sunscreen, peruse this list of free kid-friendly events, and bring the whole family for some serious summertime fun.

Canada Day Events 2019

Plan the perfect Canada Day long weekend with our picks of the best events, outdoor festivals and warm-weather outings for you and the kids. Most of these events are Free!

Winnie's Train Festival at YDHR

Everyone's favourite bear is coming to York Durham Heritage Railway! Come for a ride through the hundred acre Oak Ridges Moraine to meet Winnie and friends on-board.

June on the Cheap! 2019

The first month of summer brings a slew of incredible outdoor activities. Here are the top things to do with kids in Toronto and the GTA this June which are Free or cheap.

Father's Day Events 2019

Go on a family adventure at a Revolutionary War Reenactment, explore his culinary side at a food festival, or cruise down the Toronto Harbour taking in unbeatable skyline views.

Best Things to do on Victoria Day Weekend

Summer doesn't start until June, but families can celebrate the unofficial start of the warm-weather season in Toronto and the GTA over Victoria Day Weekend.

AGO Launches All New Art Experience with AGO All Hours

The AGO has announced an entirely new way to experience the museum with AGO All Hours, an all-ages, all-day event happening three times a year.

Pirates and Princesses at Black Creek Pioneer Village

Head over to Black Creek Pioneer Village on the May long weekend for three whole days of family fairytale fun! Don’t forget your eye patches, capes and crowns!

L​ittle Tikes® World's Biggest Playdate at Toronto Zoo

L​ittle Tikes®, best known for its iconic Cozy Coupe®, Turtle Sandbox and First Slide™ is celebrating its 50th anniversary on May 18 by putting together the World's Biggest Playdate event!

Royal Canadian Family Circus Spectac! 2019

The all new internationally renowned Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac! is jam packed with explosive live entertainment bringing tradition and thrilling acts.

Doors Open Toronto 2019

Doors Open Toronto goes back to the future for its 20th anniversary edition. Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf returns on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26.

Mothers Day Events 2019

This year, Mother's Day falls on Sunday, May 12. There are brunches, high teas, sweet treats, colourful blooms and outdoor fun all dedicated to Mom!

JUNIOR at Harbourfront

The festival features fun for the whole family with theatre, live concerts, dance, puppetry, circus, crafts, storytelling and more from leading artists from around the world.

Earth Day Events 2019

Earth Day celebrations will help families re-connect with nature and have fun while making a difference. Get the list of events taking place all month long.

Day Out With Thomas – Steam Team Tour 2019

Peep Peep! Everyone’s favourite storybook engine, Thomas the Tank Engine™ is chugging his way into the GTA at York-Durham Heritage Railway.

Easter Events 2019

The best options for Easter including egg hunts and other festive fun like egg painting & crafts, brunches, and Easter Bunny photo-ops for kids and even furry friends!

Consignment & Mom to Mom Sales - Spring 2019

Mom-to-Mom sales offer families a place to buy gently used clothing, toys, baby items, and other childhood staples for a fraction of the retail price.

March Break Events 2019

From interactive fun at city attractions, to cool family theatre and shows, we've rounded up all the best things to do with the kids in Toronto and the GTA during March Break.

Toronto Comicon 2019

Adventure and discovery awaits fans of all ages this March Break in the newly expanded Family Zone, now sprawling over 10,000 sq. ft. and featuring its own dedicated program stage.

February on the Cheap! 2019

February in the GTA means more than braving the frigid temperatures. The shortest month packs a lot into its 28 days. Find the best Free and Cheap events for families.

2019 AutoShow

With every major automotive manufacturer in attendance and exciting new features, the 2019 AutoShow will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from February 15th to 24th.

Valentine's Day Events 2019

Here are 7 super-sweet events around the GTA that allow families to countdown to Valentine's together.

Family Day Events 2019

If you’re staying in town over the Family Day three-day weekend, get ready for lots of local fun for families right here in the GTA.

More Things to do on Family Day Weekend

Looking for more fun things to do over Family Day? Here are other events happening in and around the city during Family Day Weekend!

OUR KIDS Toronto Camp Expo 2019

A marvelous annual celebration of pure fun! Bringing out the kid in all of us, the Expo is so helpful for parents in planning and choosing their kids' summer and year-round activities.

HAPPY PLACE Announces Final 3 week Extension

Having taken the city by storm, HAPPY PLACE will continue to share the HAPPY with Toronto until it leaves for good January 27.

Free Art Programs for Youth at AGO

Explore AGO's Free After Three workshops, where youth art fans ages 14 to 25 can create, learn or dance at AGO, all for free!

10 Fun Things Families can do at the International Boat Show

North America’s largest indoor boat show returns to the Enercare Centre in Toronto from January 18 to 27, 2019 with an impressive fleet of 1200 boats and load of family fun!

Toronto Light Festival Returns to Distillery District

From January 18 to March 3, the Toronto Light Festival will return, transforming the pedestrian district into one of the largest open-air sculpture galleries in North America.

New Year's Eve Family Events 2018

The final days of the year are coming up! Resolve to carve out some fun-filled family time with these great events, to ring in the New Year!

Nutcracker Performances 2018

The Nutcracker ballet is a classic holiday experience for kids and parents, and the Greater Toronto Area offers many wonderful interpretations of this beautiful Christmas show.

NORDEN: The Festival of Cool at Harbourfront

Visitors will experience the rich and spirited Nordic culture through music, visual arts, film, panel talks, a pop-up holiday market, and of course, food.

Christmas & Holiday Markets 2018

What better to get in the spirit (and check some gifts off your list) than at your nearest Christmas market? We found the merriest Christmas and Holiday markets in Toronto and the GTA.

Free (or Cheap) Holiday Events 2018

We've rounded up FREE things to do this holiday season in Toronto and the GTA for the entire family.
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