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November on the Cheap! 2019

November is when the city unveils magical windows, spectacular holiday displays and other festive events. Find the best Free and Cheap things to do this month.

October on the Cheap! 2019

Now that the kids are fully into the back-to-school groove, families might be looking to escape the weekday routine with some festive — and better yet, FREE weekend events.

Free Halloween Events 2019

These cool Halloween events for kids can't be missed ... because they're all Free! Some spooktacular events also offer fun trick-or-treating opportunities, so bring your costume A-game!

September on the Cheap!

Just because the kids are heading back to school doesn't mean the fun has to stop. In fact, September is one of the best months for FREE outdoor fun.

August on the Cheap! 2019

Here are the top free things to do with kids in the GTA this August, and most are 100% Free. The last month of summer break still brings a slew of incredible outdoor activities!

August Festivals 2019

The Greater Toronto Area's festival season kicks into high gear in August. There's a head-spinning number of fantastic fairs, parades, carnivals, and other fetes.

100 Free Things to do this Summer

The school break is upon us, and the kids are itching to play, so we've rounded up all the FREE things for families to do during the summer vacation.

July Festivals 2019

Whether you are looking to check out some sleek cars, grab some grub, enjoy a little culture, or just soak up the summer sun, there’s a festival in the GTA just for you.

July on the Cheap! 2019

If you’re looking for fun this July, pack the sunscreen, peruse this list of free kid-friendly events, and bring the whole family for some serious summertime fun.

Water Playgrounds and Splash Pads

As sprinkler season gets into gear, it's good to know where to find the wildest and wettest playgrounds in the Greater Toronto Area.

Free Outdoor Movies 2019

If you missed any of the great movies that hit the big screen this year, you'll likely be able to see them in a park this summer!

June on the Cheap! 2019

The first month of summer brings a slew of incredible outdoor activities. Here are the top things to do with kids in Toronto and the GTA this June which are Free or cheap.

May on the Cheap 2019

See what's on our radar for spring! We've rounded up the best free and cheap things to do with kids this May!

April on the Cheap! 2019

Our April on the Cheap list features a roundup of the absolute best things to do with kids throughout the month - all for free (or almost).

March on the Cheap! 2019

Spring may not have sprung quite yet, but it promises to at any moment, and with it comes loads of free fun for the entire family.

March Break on the Cheap!

March Break is the best reason to love March, but you'll love this month even more when things are free or cheap! There's a lot going on so read on to plan a fun filled March Break.

February on the Cheap! 2019

February in the GTA means more than braving the frigid temperatures. The shortest month packs a lot into its 28 days. Find the best Free and Cheap events for families.

Winter Festivals for Families 2019

Winter will be with us for a long time so embrace the cold at a Winter Festival! Bundle up and enjoy snowshoeing and other winter sports, ice carving, music, food, pancake breakfasts and more family activities.

Free Art Programs for Youth at AGO

Explore AGO's Free After Three workshops, where youth art fans ages 14 to 25 can create, learn or dance at AGO, all for free!

January on the Cheap 2019

What's the best cure for the post-holiday blues? Free family fun! We've picked some of the best free and cheap activities happening this January.

December on the Cheap 2018

It's our list of Free or Cheap things to do this December. Read on for ways to have some budget-friendly holiday cheer!

Free (or Cheap) Holiday Events 2018

We've rounded up FREE things to do this holiday season in Toronto and the GTA for the entire family.

November on the Cheap! 2018

Our top picks include Pumpkin Parades, Day of the Dead celebrations, Holiday gatherings, Santa Parades, and more! What's Free and Cheap this November.

October on the Cheap! 2018

There are many opportunities for families to enjoy the autumn weather and the best of the GTA, all for for free.

September on the Cheap! 2018

The kids may be heading back to school but that doesn't mean the fun has to stop. In fact, September is one of the best months for FREE outdoor fun.

September 2018 Festivals

Banish the back-to-school blues by hitting one (or more!) of these kid-friendly fetes this September. Most are free!

August on the Cheap! 2018

There's still plenty of must-experience summer fun throughout the month of August, and we've got the scoop on what's Free and Cheap!

August 2018 Festivals

The GTA's festival season kicks into high gear in August. The hot weather prompts a head-spinning number of fantastic fairs and other fetes.

July on the Cheap! (2018)

From fireworks and festivals to free outdoor movies, we've rounded up all the free family-friendly events to enjoy all month long!

100+ Free Things to do this Summer

Enjoy the coolest summer activities for kids with our ultimate guide to the best free fun this summer. Explore the best outdoor spaces and events for kids.

Free Outdoor Movies 2018

There are some terrific, free summer movie series running this summer so grab a chair or a blanket, and catch up on the latest releases.

Canada Day Events 2018

Plan the perfect Canada Day long weekend with our picks of the best events, outdoor festivals and warm-weather outings for you and the kids.

June on the Cheap! (2018)

Here are the top things to do with kids in Toronto and the GTA this June, almost all of which are Free (or cheap).

May on the Cheap!

May is all about springtime fun and the weekends are packed with free or cheap activities!

April on the Cheap! 2018

Spring festivities are kicking into high gear! We've rounded up the best free and cheap things to do in Toronto and the GTA with kids this April.
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