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Treehouse Big Day Out 2

Treehouse Big Day Out returns to Toronto September 12 & 13 with The Wiggles and Splash’n Boots! Featuring Costume Character Meet-and-Greets, Face Painting, Arts & Crafts, Interactive Games & more!

Ontario Family Fishing Events

It's time to introduce a friend to fishing! The Ontario Family Fishing Event is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without a licence. Here are some events to check out!

Canada Day: Best Things to Do

Celebrate the start of summer with our guide to Canada Day with kids! This summer, families can expect the usual over-the-top Canada Day fun at parks and attractions all over the city.

Free Summer Movies in the Park

It's that time again, when every Summer, families can gather in the park for free movies! Check out some of the newest and most popular family movies for all ages to enjoy.

Shrine Circus SPECTAC! 2015

Shrine Circus SPECTAC! 2015 - an all new Thrill Show under the Traditional Big Top is coming to the GTA! SPECTAC! 2015 will feature some of the most spectacular acts in the circus today.

Pompeii at the ROM

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) hosts the Canadian premiere of Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano from Saturday, June 13, 2015 to Sunday, January 3, 2016.

Bell Free Weekend 2015 at TIFF

On Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, all regular film screenings plus special family films and events at TIFF Bell Lightbox are completely FREE, courtesy of Bell!

Gangways Open on Toronto’s Waterfront

Fun for the entire family, Gangways Open on Toronto’s Waterfront is part of Doors Open Toronto. Tour ships, encounter swashbuckling pirates, hop aboard a 40 foot inflatable bouncy pirate ship, and more!

Victoria Day Long Weekend Fun

Victoria Day weekend is May 16 to 18! Even though there's still over a month of school and Spring still ahead, Summer has unofficially begun. Best bets for Victoria Day long weekend...

Mother's Day Events 2015

Round up the troops and enjoy Mother's Day at one of these awesome events.

Prologue Children’s Festival

A smorgasbord of free, family fun will be served up May 25, when the Prologue Children’s Festival for the Arts presents a jaw-dropping variety of award-winning Canadian talent at the Young People’s Theatre!

Celebrate Earth Month

Happy Earth Month! The city comes alive with many events to celebrate Earth Month and Earth Day. Kids learn about how they can help protect the environment and how your family can become more green.

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

Spend a day as a MythBuster at MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition to uncover the truth. And while you’re at it, watch live demonstrations and check out real props and gadgets from the show.

Spring 2015 Consignment Sales

It's Spring! Time to clean out your closets! Then head to a children's consignment sale and make money on your children's outgrown clothing, toys, baby furniture, and more! Find a few bargains for yourself!

Easter 2015 Events

The Easter bunny is on his way to help you celebrate the season! There are plenty of eggs, goodies, and more to enjoy this time of the year. Here are the coolest events happening in and around the city.

BugFeast this March Break

Are you brave enough to eat a bug? Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory’s 15th annual BugFeast is all abuzz this year with a honey-themed insect eating event taking place over March Break.

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.

Family Day Events 2015

Ontario is celebrating a three-day weekend with Family Day on February 16! There are loads of fun events happening all over the city that are sure to keep your family busy.

Celebrating Black History Month

Each year, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of black Canadians, past and present. What's on for families in Toronto.

Ontario Family Ice Fishing Events 2016

Kids who have gotten hooked on fishing during the warm weather months might love to try ice fishing with a parent. Families can try ice fishing during the Ontario Family Fishing Events.

Camp Expo 2015

What does camp mean to you? Maybe it’s a week of fun in the sun, arts and crafts, and canoeing. Perhaps it’s a couple weeks of dipping toes in the water and endless campfire stories and giggles.

Sleepover at the Science Centre

Bond with your kids or grandkids at a sleepover at the Ontario Science Centre and get ready for an extraordinary night of science! This year's theme is 'Physics in Action.'

Harbourfront Centre's LunarFest

Ring in the Year of the Sheep at Harbourfront Centre's LunarFest from February 28 to March 1. Experience the largest gathering of dragon dancers, enjoy a Dumpling Fest, The Great Wall of Lanterns, and more!

BRAIN: The Inside Story at Ontario Science Centre

BRAIN: The Inside Story offers visitors of all ages a new perspective and keen insight into their own brains through imaginative art, vivid brain-scan imaging, and dynamic interactive exhibits.

Holiday Events December 2014

If you're looking for a fantastic Holiday events to attend this month, look no further! Our list is chock-full of festive annual holiday happenings in and around the city.

Flight of White

This holiday season, come stroll amongst the thousands of white butterflies that flutter like snowflakes to create a Flight of White in the Tropical Conservatory. It's an exhibit not to be missed!

Where to Spot Santa!

These days, you can find a Santa ho-ho-ho-ing it up at most holiday happenings in the city. We've rounded up the best spots where you can take your kids to meet the jolly old elf.

Christmas at Toronto Eaton Centre

Ho! Ho! Ho! Toronto Eaton Centre kicks off the holiday season announcing a joyous line-up of family fun set to unveil November 28. It's a must see and do list for the entire family.

Winterfest on Toronto’s Waterfront

Toronto's waterfront becomes a magical place at Winterfest on Toronto's Waterfront the weekends of December 13 & 14 and 20 & 21. There is so much for families to experience!

HHOF Legends Classic

Don't miss out on your chance to see Leafs Team Sundin vs Team Sakic in the Hockey Hall of Fame Legends Classic at the Air Canada Centre on November 16, 2014 at 3:00 pm.

Holiday Events November 2014

It's the most wonderful time of the year, especially in Toronto and the GTA. From watching a spectacular tree-lighting ceremony to spotting Santa at a parade, here are ways to celebrate the season with kids.

Santa Parades 2014

Santa will be bringing some holiday cheer to Toronto and the GTA with this season's Santa Claus parades. See which city streets Santa will be hitting this year!

All Aboard!

November is National Model Railroad Month. You don’t need to be headed anywhere to experience the magic of trains. Ride on any of the tourist railroads or check out a special train event!

Celebrate the Day of the Dead

October is a busy time as families with Halloween events and activities to hit. But how about mixing some multicultural celebrations into your schedule too? Celebrating the Day of the Dead in Toronto...

Free Halloween Events 2014

It’s time for trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving, and candy scarfing, and we've got the devilish deets on where to find the best events in October for families. These Halloween events are completely free!
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