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Where to Go Fishing with Kids

Fishing is a classic summertime activity. It's relaxing plus it teaches patience. Our rivers, lakes, and ponds are well supplied with fish, and we've got the scoop on where you and your kids can catch them.

Make Memories at Scenic Caves

Where can you explore the outdoors with activities appealing to all ages in your family? Scenic Caves Nature Adventures is your destination for nature, history, scenery and adventure!

Best Play Dates for Toddlers

Looking to spend your days toddling around the city with your little tyke? We've found some perfect places to let them explore.

May on the Cheap! 2015

There are fairs and festivals everywhere you turn throughout May! Our roundup of the absolute best free things to do includes annual favourites like the Toronto International Circus Festival and Doors Open Toronto.

Doors Open Toronto 2015

Doors Open announces its lineup of buildings and enhanced programming. In honour of this Summer's TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, this year's theme is Sports, Recreation, and Leisure.

Centreville Amusement Park Opens

Toronto’s favourite family amusement park is opening for yet another great season of fun! There is no shortage of fun taking place at Centreville this coming season. The park opens May 2.

5 Fun Petting Zoos and Farms

It's Spring so grab your kiddos (and a camera) and head out to visit the baby animals! Get ready to encounter some animal fun of the cute kind! 5 great sites where kids can connect with animals.

Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms

There isn't a more delightful way to enjoy the onset of Spring than seeing the beautiful cherry blossoms flowering. Every Spring, thousands head over to High Park, to witness the beautiful cherry blossoms.

Toronto & GTA Farmers' Markets

Make the most of the Spring harvest by hitting up some of the city's very best green markets, many of which open for the season beginning in May. Bring the kids along and peruse the plentiful fruits and veggies.

5 Really Cool Indoor Play Spaces

When your wee ones are getting antsy, it’s time to get out of the house and blow off steam at one of GTA's amazing indoor play spaces. Hidden in and around the city, these private spaces cater to the young crowd.

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!
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