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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.

Journey Behind the Falls

You’ve all seen wonderful panoramic views of the falls from the top. But have you seen them from beneath? A visit to Niagara Falls isn’t complete without going to the famed attraction Journey Behind the Falls.

Harbourfront Centre

Harbourfront Centre, on Toronto’s waterfront, is an innovative non profit cultural centre that presents events, programs, and festivals to enliven, educate, and entertain.

Water Fun at TRCA Parks

Looking to beat the heat this Summer? TRCA Parks offer a variety of places for you to keep cool. Two parks to check out are the Albion Hills Conservation Area and Heart Lake Conservation Area.

Sherbourne Common Park

Sherbourne Common is a stunning waterfront park with interesting play structures that has transformed an industrial area into some much needed public green space just off the lakefront.

TimBUKtu Indoor PlayLand

Indoor playgrounds and amusement centers give kids a great way to have fun and get some exercise on cold, hot, or even rainy days. One such fun place is TimBUKtu Indoor PlayLand.

Hershey Store in Niagara Falls

If you’re ever in the Niagara Falls region, you must visit the Hershey Store on Falls Avenue. It’s 650 sq ft of chocolate fun and definitely an attraction worth visiting for chocolate lovers!

Canada's Sugar Beach

Once a parking lot, Sugar Beach is the latest project in the revitalization of the Toronto Waterfront. Canada's Sugar Beach is like three parks in one and includes a plaza, an urban beach and a tree-lined promenade.

Apple Picking Family Fun

Apple picking is a wonderful family day trip option for those looking to enjoy a fun Fall outing in the country. It's the perfect adventure for kids as local orchards are welcoming once-a-year harvesters.

The Maze Craze

You can shuck it, pop it, grill it, steam it, butter it and now you can even play in it! Corn has never been so versatile and the latest "in" thing has nothing to do with eating it but more about getting lost in it.

Storybook Gardens

Storybook Gardens inspires children’s imagination through interactive play and learning within an enchanted storybook environment. The park provides families with treasured memories to last a lifetime.

Fort York in Toronto

Whether you're a history enthusiast or you're looking for an educational, fun family outing, discover Fort York. You'll learn all about Toronto's rich history.

Apple Picking in Toronto and GTA

Fall is here! Ready for some serious family Autumn fun? Celebrate with the time-honored tradition of visiting an apple farm. Many of the greater Toronto farms have u-pick orchards to boot.

Best Spots for Family Picnics

Nothing symbolizes Summer like having a picnic on a beautiful day. Spending time outside while enjoying a meal with family and friends can be one of the most cherished memories of Summertime!

Tree-Top Walking at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures offers a spine-tingling experience: the Eco Adventure Tour. It's an exciting and rare opportunity to walk through their intriguing forest... above the ground!

Snow Tubing in the GTA

Tubing is a wintertime activity that is similar to sledding, though a snow tube is a bit more high tech than a traditional sled! Here are snow tubing places in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area.

Village at Blue Mountain

What used to be a Winter-only destination is now a hotspot all year long! It's Summertime, and the hills are very green. Instead of skiers, mountain bikers are barreling down the slopes.

Fall Farm Days

Hayrides, corn mazes, pony rides, harvest barns, pumpkin or apple picking, farmers' market, and some 'haunted' attractions. Many farms will host fun-filled children's Fall festivals.

Fantasy Fair at Woodbine Centre

Fantasy Fair located at Woodbine Shopping Centre in west Toronto allows visitors to escape the extreme outdoor temperatures and enjoy the typically indoor pleasures of a theme park.

Redpath Sugar Museum

Whether your family has a sweet tooth or not, you'll want to visit the Redpath Sugar Museum to find out everything there is to know about the sweet world of sugar. The museum is the oldest of its kind in Canada.

Animal Adventures for the Family!

Indulge in some one-on-one time with your kids and some furry, feathery, and swampy creatures. Nothing makes an outing complete unless there's an animal factor to it!

Bathurst Glen Golf Course

Family golfing is a growing trend. Bathurst Glen Golf Course offers a fun-filled, challenging round of golf, no matter what your level of play.

Centreville Amusement Park

Centreville is a natural destination for a day trip, especially with younger children in tow. And getting to this amusement park is almost as exciting as the park itself.

Burd's Trout Fishing

If you're looking for a great little place to fish that's relatively close to the city, try Burd's Trout Fishing in Stouffville, just north of Toronto. It offers great fresh trout fishing.

Bata Shoe Museum

The Bata Shoe Museum is an unusual and unique museum, showcasing one of the world's most remarkable collections of footwear - over 10,000 items, spanning 4,500 years of history.

Beaches in Toronto and GTA

There's really nothing quite like spending a hot Summer's day at the beach! Beaches are a great place to enjoy a swim, catch some rays and spend a serene day away from the busy city.
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