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Peter Pan at Casa Loma

Every year during the Holidays, a magical show takes over Casa Loma. This year, the majestic castle will be featuring Peter Pan, a classic Edwardian tale filled with humour and adventure.

The AstraZeneca Human Edge Opens at the Ontario Science Centre

It's the Ontario Science Centre's first new permanent exhibition hall in seven years. The 10,000 square-foot exhibition promises to inform visitors of all ages about the human body, health, fitness, and nutrition.

Santa's Coming to Town!

These days, you can find a Santa ho-ho-ho-ing it up at most Holiday happenings so we've rounded up the best spots to see Kris Kringle! Where to meet, eat, and mingle with Santa in Toronto and the GTA!

Planetarium Programs at the OSC

Did you know that the Ontario Science Centre features a state-of-the-art planetarium with meteorites from Mars, cosmic rays, black holes, a space chair that's really a rocket, and more?

Holiday Events November 2013

Here’s a list of the many festivals and seasonal events taking place in and around the city this November. You’ll find gingerbread making workshops, crafts, magical entertainment, and special shows.

It's National Model Railroad Month

Choo choo! Kids are fascinated with trains. There are so many model railroad activities for kids to enjoy including some special ‘train’ events happening in and around the city this month and next...

Tips for the TO Santa Claus Parade

Thinking of going to see the Santa Claus Parade in downtown Toronto? Check out these tips to make sure you enjoy the parade with your children. The 2013 Santa Claus Parade is on Sunday, November 17.

Gardiner Goes Animal Wild

Meet Peter Rabbit, Jumbo the Elephant, Clara the Rhinoceros, and a menagerie of animals in the family-friendly exhibition: Animal Stories, at Gardiner Museum. The exhibition will delight visitors of all ages!

Santa Claus Parades in the GTA

Get in the Holiday spirit at one of these Santa Parades taking place across the GTA. Here's where you can watch the festivities unfold and spread the Holiday cheer. Some start this weekend!

Become a Knight at Casa Loma!

It was a rainy morning as we stepped through Casa Loma's massive wooden doors and in to a great hall, only to be greeted by a knight in full armour, wielding a friendly sword and a welcoming smile...

Day of the Dead Events in Toronto

Day of the Dead or Día de los Muertos is observed around the world in latino cultures. While it's not a Halloween event per se, it does occur around the same time and features many of the same trappings.

Halloween Events 2013

Throw on your costume and grab your trick-or-treat bag, because All Hallows Eve is right around the corner – and all month long, families can hit up some silly and a bit spooky events.

The Amusing Race at Centreville

This September, Centreville is hosting a special event: The Amusing Race. A fun, family-oriented scavenger hunt, it takes participants on a journey around Centreville Amusement Park and Far Enough Farm.

Game On: A Video Game Paradise

GAME ON 2.0 currently on exhibit at the OSC explores gaming history, technology, and culture. It's the world's largest touring exhibition on the evolution of video games, making its first Canadian appearance.

Free Summer Movies for Kids 2013

Each Summer, there are tons of free outdoor movies the entire family can enjoy. The Free Summer Movies Series is your chance to get out to a park and see a popular movie at dusk, without spending any money.

Canada's Parks Day 2013

Canada's Parks Day 2013 takes place on Saturday, July 20. Canada’s Parks Day is a national event, showcasing parks and historic sites, in every province and territory in Canada.

Canada Day Events 2013

For many people, Canada Day marks the official beginning of Summertime fun! This Canada Day, why not do some really cool things with your family to celebrate. Head out to one of these events!

Kid-Friendly Fun at Doors Open Toronto

It's the 14th annual Doors Open Toronto. If you're looking for the best spots to take the family, check out these kid-friendly Doors Open buildings.

Doors Open on Toronto’s Waterfront

Doors Open on Toronto’s Waterfront presented by The Waterfront BIA is part of the 14th Annual Doors Open Toronto. There will be pirates to meet, boats to visit, and much more!

Victoria Day Fun in Toronto & GTA

This year, Victorial Day long weekend runs from May 18 to May 20, 2013. This marks the start of Summer fun! We've rounded up the best family-friendly activities to plan for this holiday!

Taste of the Food Terminal

The Food Terminal is opening its doors for one day only! Ever wonder how your fruit and vegetables arrive on your plate? Well, here’s your chance to look behind the scenes of the one place that makes it happen.

Doors Open Toronto 2013

Each May, Toronto opens its doors to the public inviting visitors to drop-in and visit an incredible line-up of buildings that define our communities. And best of all, it’s free!

Easter Events 2013

Easter is right around the corner, so hop to it before you miss these fun Easter Bunny events! Here's what's happening in and around the city. Find Easter egg hunts, parades, crafts, activities, and more!

The All About Pets Show

Dubbed the “pet lovers event of the season,” pet owners and wannabes, can tap the pool of knowledge from experts in health and nutrition, training and grooming, plus the latest trends in fashion and more.

Black History Month Events

Every February, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of black Canadians, past and present.

Monster Jam: A Review

Monster Jam motored in to Toronto, making a stop at the Rogers Centre for the Maple Leaf Tour across Canada. On Friday we attended a Pit Party and Sunday we joined the fans and cheered from the stands.

A Night at the Toronto Christmas Market

Last weekend, we visited The Toronto Christmas Market and discovered an enchanting family market modeled after the great open-air markets in Europe.

BIG at the ROM

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) unveils BIG, the newest installation in the Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles & Costume on Level 4 in the Museum’s Michael Lee-Chin Crystal.

Lowe’s Toronto Christmas Market

Lowe’s Toronto Christmas Market lights up the city for third consecutive year. This magical event returns to the Distillery Historic District, November 30 to December 16.

Beyond Planet Earth

The Ontario Science Centre is hosting a new exhibition that takes visitors on an out-of-this-world tour! Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, gives a vision of the future of space travel.

HarbourKIDS: Monsters!

October’s theme for HarbourKIDS is fitting for this time of year – it’s all about monsters. Kids can interact with all kinds of monsters, funny ones, scary ones, and even some friendly ones.

The Ultimate Dinosaurs at the ROM

The fascinating new exhibition Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana is currently on display at the ROM. It's the largest exhibition of southern dinosaurs ever mounted in North America.

Monster Jam at Rogers Centre

It's the return of the world's most famous trucks with their gigantic tires, towering bodywork, and outrageously powerful engines!
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