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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.

Sultans of Science at OSC

The Ontario Science Centre presents Sultans of Science: 1000 Years of Knowledge Rediscovered Exhibition. Step back in time and celebrate important scientific and technological advancements.

The Forbidden City at the ROM

The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors. Once off limits to all but emperors and their families, the Forbidden City opens its doors to ROM visitors on March 8, 2014.

Sesame Street Presents: The Body

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street? Visit Sesame Street Presents: The Body at the Ontario Science Centre. From big, squishy noses to fuzzy, furry feet, children will learn about the human body.

Toronto Marlies Family Fun

Have you been to a Toronto Marlies Game lately? Games are packed with tons of family fun and special activities for kids. Here's what's happening on Family Day and March Break!

Family Day Events 2014

Sometimes when it's cold and dreary out, a three-day weekend can feel more like a grind than a pleasure. Luckily, we've uncovered a raft of things to do on Family Day. Many events are free!

Camp Expo: Fun & Learning!

The Our Kids Camp Expo can help you find an amazing Summer camp for your child with the chance to speak with many different types of camps from across Ontario all in one day. Admission is free!

Ontario Science Centre Sleepovers

Ever since audiences saw what happens in exhibits after the sun goes down in the movie Night at the Museum, sleepovers at the Ontario Science Centre have taken off!

Best Exhibits to Beat Winter Blahs

In the dead of Winter, a trip to explore awesome and often interactive installations makes for a great way to keep warm and toasty while getting out and about. Seven exhibits worth checking out!

The Kids’ Gallery at the AGO

AGO launches an ongoing exhibition series for kids. The Kids’ Gallery features artworks, activities, and a family play area designed for children, making the AGO the family destination to beat.

The AstraZeneca Human Edge

The Ontario Science Centre’s new exhibition, explores the wonders and possibilities of the human body. The permanent hall will reveal innovative and exciting science through more than 80 exhibits.

New Year's Events 2013

Looking to ring in the new year together as a family? Join the fun and celebrate the New Year family style at one of these great events taking place in the Greater Toronto Area!

Lowe’s Toronto Christmas Market

The Lowe’s Toronto Christmas Market is underway for the fourth consecutive year. The full charm of the Holiday season reaches its peak at Toronto’s Distillery Historic District until December 15.

Eaton Centre's Santa's Log Cabin

Experience something new at the Eaton Centre: Santa's Log Cabin! The all-new, one-of-a-kind cabin is located in Trinity Square Park and will provide families with one-on-one access to Santa this Holiday.

Holiday Events December 2013

It’s the best time of the year! Whether you visit Santa, enjoy a fun-filled walk through a lights display, or catch a Holiday performance, one thing is for sure — any one of these events will invoke the Holiday spirit.
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