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Best Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks

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

March on the Cheap! 2015

March blows in this weekend and it is a great month with St. Patrick's Day and March Break Madness. There are plenty of free and cheap activities this month so start scheduling some family fun!

Best Family Ski Slopes

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

Maple Sugaring Season is Here!

Maple sugaring season is here! Tap trees, collect sap, and see syrup made over a wood-fired evaporator. Stick around for a maple syrup sample! Stop by these locations for tree tapping and syrup tasting.

February on the Cheap! 2015

In the thick of Winter, February is the shortest and coldest month but that doesn't have to stop all of the fun. This month brings a long list of free activities, festivals, and other things to do with kids.

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.

Playtime Bowl

Playtime Bowl is Toronto’s #1 Bowling Centre with 48 updated lanes, a high wattage sound system, and over 2000 feet of video screens playing your favourite music videos while you bowl.

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Witness thousands of free-flying butterflies at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory. Experience an impressive collection of flowering plants, colourful birds, cascading waterfalls, and lush tropical gardens.

Winter Fun at Albion Hills

Hit the trails with your family and friends! Albion Hills has great trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. While there, you can also head for the hills to enjoy tobogganing.

Play and Party Indoor Playground

Play and Party Indoor Playground and Birthday Centre is a large and clean family friendly place, that offers a good balance of space dedicated to kids’ fun and parents’ relaxation.

January on the Cheap! 2015

Are finances a bit tight after the holidays? Fortunately, Toronto and the GTA are a great source of inexpensive fun for families. Enjoy the best events, activities, and things to do in January – all for free (or almost!).

Snowshoeing with Kids

Looking for a snow sport that will allow you to tour beautiful landscape and scenery? Snowshoeing is a great way to explore local parks and experience all of Winter’s natural beauty.

Harbourfront Centre's Natrel Rink

Harbourfront Centre has opened the Natrel Rink, a unique skating destination, for the 2014-2015 skating season. Visitors are invited to enjoy free public skating on the city’s most scenic rink.

Family Fun at Fallsview Waterpark

Escape with your family to Fallsview Indoor Waterpark in Niagara Falls this holiday season and enjoy over 3 acres of water park fun! It’s always a summery 84 degrees at Fallsview!

December on the Cheap! 2014

The holiday season has finally arrived! It’s time for festive shows, visits with Santa Claus, and spectacular light displays. All the hustle and bustle is great fun but it can also be a strain on the wallet.

Family Fun at Kids Fun City

Kids Fun City is Toronto's Best Indoor Playground that caters to kids 1 to 12. With 8 amazing attractions, children and families can play together, celebrate a special occasion or birthday, and more!

Kids PA Day Fun November 14

This coming Friday, November 14 is a PA Day for most schools. Don't take the day off from work. Send your kids to one of these cool-sounding PA Day camps instead.

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is returning to Toronto for its 92nd annual run in November with an expanded line-up of activities and entertainment that focus on farm fresh fun.

November on the Cheap! 2014

This month, there’s an incredible array of free and cheap events taking place in Toronto and the GTA! Santa flies into town and many holiday celebrations kick into high gear. Here's our list!

The Wave Pool

Families can swim, splash, and surf all year long regardless of the weather outdoors at the only indoor wave pool within the Greater Toronto Area. It's a year round sun and surf destination.

Pick Your Own Pumpkins

What's All Hallows' Eve without the perfect pumpkin? You could grab one from your local farmers' market or at the grocery store. But for a more authentic experience, head to the country to pick-your-own.

Fall Fun at Brooks Farms

Kick off the Fall season with a visit to Brooks Farms! Brooks Farms has been growing fun for over 100 years. This heritage farm and agri-tourism destination offers tons of family-friendly activities.

Amazing Mazes

Kids love Autumn visits to GTA farms so they can wander through mazes made of maize stalks or hay. Some mazes wind around for as much as a couple of kilometers, in all kinds of shapes and themes.

Apple Adventures

What's the sweet upside of Summer coming to a close? The fact that apple picking season is about to begin. Starting in September, orchards throughout the GTA offer families the chance to pick their own apples.

September on the Cheap! 2014

Just because school is starting doesn't mean all outdoor Summer fun needs to stop. September actually brings many of our favourite annual festivals. Here are the top free and cheap things to do!

Fall Fun at the Farm

When harvest season nears, Toronto and GTA farms swing open their gates for agritourism and Fall fun in the fields. Load up the family for some kid-friendly learnin’, pickin’, and eatin’!

Toronto's First Post Office

Toronto's First Post Office is Canada's oldest surviving purpose-built post office, located in the heart of the St. Lawrence district. Guests visiting can write letters with a quill pen and seal them with wax like in the 1830s.

New Coaster at Centreville

Centreville Amusement Park, Toronto’s favourite family amusement park opens the brand new Toronto Island Mine Coaster on Centre Island. Ferry over to Toronto Island to ride the new roller coaster!

Summer Fun at a Drive-In Movie

Going to a drive-in movie is the ultimate Summer experience. It's a lot more than the movies themselves. It’s about sharing time with your family and spending a Summer night under the stars.

Wild Wetland Splash at Heart Lake

As the temperature continues to climb, moms look for ways to get their kids to "chill." Wild Wetland Splash Pad and Pool located at Heart Lake Conservation Area in Brampton is great way to cool off.

Our Visit to Far Enough Farm

A visit to Centre Island is not complete without stopping in on Far Enough Farm. This quaint working farm is one of the most unique animal farms located just minutes from Toronto's downtown core.

Fun at Centreville Amusement Park

Centreville Amusement Park is waiting for you this Summer! Don’t miss a visit to this theme park that's big on family fun, located on Centre Island. It's the perfect destination for young families with toddlers.

Free & Cheap Summer Fun

Let's face it, "free fun" and "Toronto" are not often uttered in the same breath. But truth be told, this city has many offerings that families can enjoy without breaking the bank!

August on the Cheap! 2014

While some of us can't wait for lazy Summer days with lots of time to spare, others need a calendar brimming full with activities each day, especially when they're free! It's another great month of free family fun.

Peach Picking in Ontario

August is the perfect time to head to the farm and fill up a bucket with luscious peaches. In fact, August is National Peach Month. Here are some family-friendly PYO peach farms to visit in Southern Ontario.
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