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Black Creek Pioneer Village

The magic of the past is alive at Black Creek Pioneer Village. While many museums and historical sites describe the past; Black Creek brings it to life.

May on the Cheap! 2013

The season is just warming up! See what's on our radar for Spring! We've rounded up the best free and cheap things to do with kids this May!

Riverview Zoo and Park

This popular and amazing 55.5 acre zoo, park, and splash pad is the largest and most diversified playground for kids in Peterborough. Best of all, admission is free.

Family Gallery Activities at AGO

The Dr. Mariano Elia Hands On Centre is now open at the AGO. You'll find art-making and creative play activities for the entire family, even the youngest of art-lovers.

Terra Cotta Conservation Park

The Terra Cotta Conservation Area is a unique setting with 485 acres of natural environment and a trail lover’s paradise that will give you a great appreciation for the beauty of the surrounding natural settings.

April on the Cheap! 2013

April is all about connecting with nature and celebrating Planet Earth! To that end, we rounded up free family fun this month including many outdoor activities, all to celebrate Spring.

The Riverdale Farm

The Riverdale Farm is a quaint little farm, located in the heart of downtown Toronto.

A Day at Fallsview Waterpark

Throughout this long and snowy winter in Toronto, we found ourselves longing for sunshine and swimming pools, palm trees and lounge chairs...

A Blue Mountain Getaway

For three days in February, this city girl, her adventurous little boy, and New Yorker husband enjoyed a visit to a mountain village, nestled on the shores of Georgian Bay.

March on the Cheap! 2013

Discover all of the fun free or cheap things to do in Toronto this March including movies, nature activities, festivals, historic activities, and more! In fact, you could say that Toronto is bursting with free things to do!

March Break at Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain Resort is ready to celebrate March Break with a mountain sized line-up of FREE family-focused activities. Blue Mountain has long been a popular March Break destination...

March Break at Fallsview Waterpark

Situated steps from the majesty of Niagara Falls is one of Niagara's most popular attractions, the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark. Standing an impressive 8 storeys, the Waterpark covers 3 acres of water fun!

February on the Cheap! 2013

February is peak Cabin Fever season. Luckily, there are plenty of great free things to do this month to get you out of the house. February is bursting with free family fun!

Rouge Park

Rouge Park is Canada's premier urban wilderness park, located in York Region. Not too far from the skyscrapers of downtown Toronto, you can experience different scenery with historic farms, century-old trees, peaceful meadows, and lush wetlands.

Family Fun on the Slopes

Off to your first ski adventure with the kids? Many ski resorts are now a popular family destination with many programs and services just for kids! Our top picks for some family-friendly hills in the GTA.

New African Penguin Exhibit at Toronto Zoo

There’s a new exhibit at the Toronto Zoo: the Endangered African Penguins. After an 18-year absence, they are back, introducing zoo visitors to 12 playful and entertaining new friends.

Sherbourne Common Ice Pad

The Sherbourne Common ice rink is now open for the skating season. The 920 square metre skating rink provides beautiful waterfront views of Lake Ontario and the downtown skyline.

A Zoo Wintertime Adventure

While many think of January and February as the 'gloom of winter,' the Toronto Zoo proves there is life to the season! Don't let a little cold stop you. In many ways, the zoo can be more fun in the winter!


January on the Cheap! 2013

Staying at home to avoid the sub-arctic temperatures and to bolster your post-Holiday account balance? There are several free, cool things to do with your family in and around the city in January.

Mississauga Celebration Square Rink

A premier destination where Mississauga residents can enjoy free outdoor events, arts, culture, and heritage. In the winter time, visitors take advantage of the outdoor ice rink; one of the largest in the GTA.

Skating at Nathan Phillips Square

Located in front of City Hall, Nathan Phillips Square is an events landmark in the centre of the city. This captivating setting is enjoyed all year long by people of all ages but in the winter months, the reflecting pool becomes a skating rink.

Tobogganing in the GTA

Tobogganing is one of our great Canadian traditions! Pack up the family and head out to one of your favourite tobogganing hills. These snowy hills are some of the best in the GTA!

The Hockey Hall of Fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Toronto, is a vibrant, interactive, and innovative destination, dedicated to the history of ice hockey. It is both a museum and a hall of fame.

Horseshoe Resort in Barrie

Bring your family to Horseshoe this Winter for some great family fun!
 This year, the resort celebrates 50 years and they're offering some great promotions!

Family Fun at Christmas Tree Farms

Head outdoors to a cut-your-own tree farm! Each holiday season, tree farms in the GTA pile hay into wagons and drive Christmas-tree cutters out into the pine-scented fields to choose the perfect tree.

Evergreen Brick Works

Evergreen Brick Works is home to a gourmet cafe, cooking class-rooms, a Winter skating trail, and it's the stage for Evergreen’s programs, including a long line-up of offerings for kids.

December on the Cheap! 2012

Toronto and GTA families can continue to take advantage of free or cheap fun the city has to offer during December. We've rounded up a list of things to see and do that should please kids and parents alike.

Family Snowshoeing

This winter, why not give snowshoeing a try? It's a fun family activity and one that guarantees your kids can just step out into the snow and be natural experts.

November on the Cheap! 2012

Toronto is filled with no-cost or low-cost fun for kids. The following list includes our top 10 picks to keep your family entertained on a budget. Read on for this month’s best free and cheap things to do with your kids.

The Natrel Rink at Harbourfront

Every once in awhile, you come across a great place to hang with the kids. This winter, make it the Natrel Rink at Harbourfront. It’s fun, it’s great exercise, and best of all it’s free!



Fun Places to Skate

There's no better way to experience winter than skating in the fresh air on a smooth outdoor ice skating rink. There are many wonderful paces to go skating in the Greater Toronto Area!

Goin' to the Pumpkin Patch

Charlie Brown wasn't the only child in search of the "Great Pumpkin." Each year, thousands of kids and their families flock to pumpkin patches hoping to find that one remarkable pumpkin.



Going to the Drive-In!

Catch a double feature at a local drive-in starting this spring and enjoy a current flick from the comfort and privacy of your own car. It's fun for the entire family!

Caving with Kids

Visiting a cave can be mind-boggling, physically demanding, overwhelming, and perhaps agonizing for claustrophobics. But, it can also be a breathtaking, rare experience and total fun!

Butterfly Conservatory in Niagara Falls

A visit to Niagara Falls isn't complete without a trip to the Butterfly Conservatory, a 11,000 sq. ft. climate-controlled sanctuary for dozens of different species of butterflies.
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