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Ziplining Adventures

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

Little Live Scruff-a-Luvs™ Families

Can you give this Scruff-A-Luv Family its furever home? Inside this box is a mystery family waiting to be rescued! Will you find a dog family or a cat family?

FAN EXPO Canada Contest

FAN EXPO Canada™ is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and we're giving away a fun prize pack valued at $250. The annual convention is the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Canada and the second largest in North America. Contest closed. See winner.

Tweet Beats Contest

Enter for a chance to win a Tweet Beats set. These really fun toy birds each have their own style of music and harmonize when you play them all simultaneously. Contest closed. See winner.

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 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.

August on the Cheap! 2019

Here are the top free things to do with kids in the GTA this August, and most are 100% Free. The last month of summer break still brings a slew of incredible outdoor activities!

Best Summer Pick Your Own Farms

Picking your own fruit is tons of fun, and makes for a great day or weekend trip.

FlyOver Canada Attraction Coming to Toronto

The new FlyOver Canada location will provide guests with a brand-new flight ride experience featuring the country’s most iconic locations, picturesque landscapes and natural wonders.

Medieval Times Contest

Enter for a chance to win a family pack to Medieval Times. Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is an exciting evening of quality, family entertainment based upon the glory of the Middle Ages. Contest closed. See winner.

Treewalk Village Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 Kids' passes for 2 to Treewalk Village! Children and the young at heart can let their imaginations lead the way while exploring a tree house village in Stouffville or Hamilton. Contest closed. See winners.

Best Water Park and Water Play Areas

Head to one of these water parks in the GTA for your ultimate water adventure.

Shark Week Fun

Are you ready for shark week? Shark week takes place from from July 28 to August 4. Here are fun crafts and recipes to help celebrate. Happy Shark Week, everyone!

BTS Dolls Soon to be Available at Toys 'R' Us

Toys 'R' Us Canada announces that popular South Korean Boy Band - BTS - dolls are making their way to stores across Canada.

Best Ice Cream Party Ever!

National Ice Cream month is celebrated in July but it's summertime so we're saying... celebrate all summer long! Throw the best Ice Cream Party ever!

Geoffrey Throws Ceremonial Pitch at Blue Jays Game

Toys 'R' Us Canada mascot becomes first Canadian toy mascot to throw ceremonial first pitch for Toronto Blue Jays at series against the Cleveland Indians.

Food on a Stick!

Have fun with your food and eat it too, with these savoury and sweet recipes—no utensils required!

Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) 2019

New at the CNE in 2019: THE Ex Race, Decorated Racoon Sculptures, and the Canadian Premiere of National Geographic's 50 Greatest Photographs Exhibit, and more!

Tweet Beats – Create your own Songs

Create your own songs with Tweet Beats! Place the Tweet Beats up in the tree to create your own unique songs. Based on the branch, it will play one of the tunes.

Camping with Kids

Camping with young children is possible and with the right planning, it can be the beginning of some awesome family adventures!

Big Top goes up at Bridlewood for Royal Canadian Family Circus

The Royal Canadian family Circus Spectac! is coming to Scarborough Thursday through the weekend for 9 spectacular shows under the magnificent Big Top.

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.

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.

Magical Unicorn Spa at Glama Gals

Kids are wild about unicorns so spoil them with a Magical Unicorn Spa Package. This special treat allows kids to indulge in a truly magical spa experience created just for them.

My Kindergarten in 100 Words

Introduce your little one to the words they'll encounter when they start kindergarten and familiarize them with the world around them.

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.

Cooking Around the Campfire

If you are heading out to do some camping before the Summer ends, check out this list of delicious and hearty campfire recipes.

Amusement Park Survival Guide

That time of the year is upon us and summer attractions are back in our lives. Here are 10 survival tips for all parents visiting an amusement park this Summer.

CNE Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 10 family 4-packs with Ride-All-Day Passes to the CNE. The CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show. Contest closed. See winners.

Chicopee Tube Park Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family passes for a day of summer fun at Chicopee Tube Park. This popular wintertime attraction transforms into a summertime version that is just as thrilling. Contest closed. See winners.

Best Zoos and Places to see Animals

GTA families have the opportunity to see animals from across the globe without ever leaving the city.

Stay Cool with Fun Water Games

This Summer, stay cool by playing one of these awesome water games where kids can have a ton of fun getting soaked!

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.
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