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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!

Family Fun at Camp Spooky

From a parade of monstrous proportions to special activities, join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the whole Peanuts gang for children’s rides, kid-sized spooky mazes, candy, and a fun live show.

HarbourKIDS: Fall 4 U

HarbourKIDS, Harbourfront popular annual family programme, returns on Thanksgiving Monday with HarbourKIDS Fall 4 U, an event designed to inspire imagination and creativity amongst kids.

Fall Into Nature

This annual event is your best bet to witness Fall colour in Southern Ontario. Fall into Nature takes place over 2 weekends: October 4-5 and 11-13. Festival events run at all seven of Conservation Halton’s parks.

Culture Days 2014

It's time to get some culture! Culture Days invites everyone to explore, discover, and participate in arts and culture in every community all for free. This year's event takes place September 26, 27, and 28.

The Amusing Race at Centreville

The Amusing Race is a free, fun scavenger hunt for families visiting Centreville and Far Enough Farm on weekends in September. It's a great time of year to visit the island as the weather is still very enjoyable!

Pack a Healthy Lunchbox Workshop

Dreading the arrival of lunchbox season in September? Fenigo is hosting a free workshop for parents with Family Nutritionist Sarah Bester on August 21 to help you pack healthier lunches.

YTV Summer Beach Bash

Nick Cannon will be hosting YTV’s Summer Beach Bash, a free family concert at Canada’s Sugar Beach on August 9, with live performances, extreme buskers, thrilling water stunts, and more!

Fan Days at Hockey Hall of Fame

During Summer, the spotlight shifts from the players to the FANS. On 30 selected days, a different NHL team is spotlighted. Fans can take advantage of many special promotions and fun activities!

Free Summer Movies in the Park

Every Summer, families can gather in the park for another series of free movies. So get there early to "claim your spot" and enjoy the show at one of these free outdoor Summer movies! Here's the list!

HorseCapades 2014

HorseCapades is a delightful introduction to horses, designed for the young and the young at heart. This free CNE interactive horse program sweeps you away from city life and into the magical world of the horse.

Canada Day Events 2014

Fireworks, barbeques, parades, and live music — no other holiday spells Summer fun quite like Canada Day. Make some plans for the long weekend! Check out our picks for the city's best places to celebrate.

The Science of Rock ‘N’ Roll

Plug in your amp, and put it up to eleven! The Science of Rock ‘N’ Roll drops at the Ontario Science Centre on June 11, 2014. This rockin’ exhibition makes its Canadian debut in Toronto.

Beasley Bear's Teddy Bear Picnic

Centreville's annual Beasley Bear’s Teddy Bear Picnic is coming this June! The Teddy Bear Picnic combines outdoor fun with physical education to teach kids about the importance of leading a heart-healthy lifestyle.

Victoria Day Weekend Fun 2014

As the unofficial kick-off to Summer, Victoria Day Weekend offers an opportunity to begin the season with a bang. Here are fun Victoria Day activities to start your Summer off just right.

Pirates & Princesses at Black Creek

Enjoy three days of family fairytale fun at Black Creek Pioneer Village on May 17, 18, and 19, 2014! Bring your eye patches and tiaras. Celebrate stories such as Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, and Peter Pan.

TO Waterfront's Gangways Open

There's FREE family fun at Gangways Open on Toronto’s Waterfront as part of the 15th annual Doors Open Toronto. Have a picture taken with pirates, tour 13 participating ships, and more!

Doors Open Toronto 2014

The 15th annual Doors Open offer visitors an opportunity to take a peek behind the doors of nearly 150 buildings. The 2014 theme is Secret Spaces, Stories of Spirit Sightings and Unexplained Mysteries.

SuperFan ComicCon

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s SuperFan ComicCon! Embrace your inner superhero all Victoria Day Long Weekend! This Victoria Day Weekend, SuperFan ComicCon will launch in Toronto.

The All About Pets Show

If you are into cute, furry, and cuddly or cold-blooded, smooth, and slithery or talkative, feathery, and pretty, the All About Pets Show has something for you and your kids. This year features a goat show!

Easter Fun in the GTA!

Easter in the GTA promises family fun for all ages, with a wide range of egg-citing events taking place. Find Easter egg hunts, parades, egg decorating, scavenger hunts, crafts, and more great stuff for families!

All About Pets Show 2014

The All About Pets Show is an entertaining extravaganza for animal enthusiasts of all ages, featuring everything from cats and dogs, to horses, fish, and even reptiles. April 18 to 20.
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