Best Events & Things to Do this Labour Day Weekend

Pirate Life on Toronto's Waterfront

It's the Labour Day Long weekend and it's time for some family fun. Here are the top things to do this long weekend!

Let's Go to the EX - Virtually!
All weekend
Until September 7, the new CNE At Home online portal, which can be accessed at The Ex online, will share some of the fair's most popular shows, favourite food recipes, tricks of the trade from buskers, historical retrospectives, new music performances and much more! More

See Winnie-the-Pooh - Exploring a Classic at the ROM
All weekend
Experience the timeless and universal appeal of one of the most adored fictional characters of all time – Winnie-the-Pooh –– in this immersive and playful exhibition. Kids and grown ups of all ages are invited to discover and rediscover the magical world of this much-loved bear and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood. More

Go Toronto Zoo's Terra Lumina
All weekend
Terra Lumina has reopened at the Toronto Zoo. It's an enchanted night walk into a brighter future. More

Brooks Farms Fall Fun Festival
All weekend
It's the highlight of the year! For over a decade, Brooks Farms hosts an awesome Fall Fun Festival every year. Come out and enjoy the beautiful autumn season Brooks Farms style! More

Splitsville Woodbridge Labour Day Promotion
September 5, 2020 to September 7, 2020
Labour Day weekend is just around the corner and Splitsville is celebrating the last long weekend of summer with a really special offer. Stop by a safe, sanitized environment next weekend and bowl for just $19.99 per hour, all weekend long! That's less than $20 for an hour of fun for up to five people. More

Virtual Canadian International Air Show
All weekend
For decades, the Canadian International Air Show (CIAS) has taken place over Lake Ontario on Labour Day Weekend during the final three days of the CNE. This year the Canadian International Air Show is coming to you online with a virtual show! You can check it out online starting on Saturday, September 5 at 12 pm. More

Labour Day Weekend at Gardiner Museum - Free Admission
All weekend
Join us for clay making and chalk drawing from 11 am – 3 pm, and take home a free kids art kit (while they last!) complete with clay, sculpting tools, and colouring sheets featuring beloved objects from the collection. More

See Illusions: The Art of Magic at AGO
All weekend
Step back in time to the Golden Age of Magic when world-renowned magicians travelled the world, promoting their acts with colourful, eye-catching posters. More

Go Apple Picking
It’s apple picking time! No matter where you live in the GTA, there's bound to be a pick-your-own farm nearby. So grab a few baskets and head out to one of these great farms. More

See Mulan on Disney Plus
All weekend
Acclaimed filmmaker Niki Caro brings the epic tale of China’s legendary warrior to life in Disney’s "Mulan," in which a fearless young woman risks everything out of love for her family and her country to become one of the greatest warriors China has ever known. Streaming on Disney Plus, starting September 4. More

Go to The CN Tower
The CN Tower is a National icon, engineering Wonder, a Toronto must-see attraction and entertainment destination. The CN Tower has safely re-opened and kids will love the private elevator ride up (limited to 4 now). Family passes are available! More

See 9 & 99: The Howe - Gretzky Exhibition at the Hockey Hall of Fame
All weekend
An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. More

Go to Ontario Place
All weekend
Ontario Place is the perfect destination to visit when you need to get away from the city - without actually going anywhere! Spend the day walking, biking or simply relaxing by the waterfront. If you're looking to add a little fun to your day, we have some activities available for you! The Cinesphere has also just re-opened and the T.U. Jazz Fest 2020 is taking place from Sept 5 to 7. More

Go to Black Creek Pioneer Village
All weekend
Black Creek Pioneer Village has reopened and they're looking forward to welcoming you back to the Village! Enjoy the heritage village, animals, and gardens. More

Go on a Pirate Ship Adventure
All weekend
Sail aboard the Grey Ghost, the newest ship in Pirate Life's fleet and search for a sunken treasure! More

Go to Legoland Discovery Centre Toronto
All weekend
Build, ride, and race in ULTIMATE – no way you can do this at home - LEGO-tastic adventures! The ultimate indoor LEGO® playground includes mind-blowing family rides, 4D LEGO Cinema with your favorite LEGO Characters, Miniland made of over a million LEGO bricks, and much more only at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre! More

Go to Toronto Island Park
All weekend
The Island's main headliners are still closed — Centreville Amusement Park and Far Enough Farm, but there's still plenty of fun to be had if you're looking for one last summer getaway that's close to the city. More

Go to Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
All weekend
Situated on a 107 acre site which includes the environmental sensitive Kossuth Bog, the 25,000 square foot facility includes a 10,800 square foot indoor tropical garden featuring 1000’s of free flying butterflies from all over the world. More

Drive-Thru Dinosaurs
All weekend
If you've ever wondered what it would be like roaming the earth with the dinosaurs, now's your chance to do so from the comfort of your own car. More

Explore Ontario's Greenbelt
All weekend
Ontario’s Greenbelt is home to a variety of trails and natural areas that offer low-impact hikes, self guided tours and other family-friendly activities. More

See Immersive Van Gogh
All weekend
Be immersed in 600,000 cubic feet of stunning projection animating the masters’ oeuvre and illuminating the mind of the genius. Walk-In and Drive-in options available. More

See The Spongebob Movie: Sponge On The Run
All weekend
SpongeBob SquarePants, his best friend Patrick Star and the rest of the gang from Bikini Bottom hit the big screen in the first-ever all CGI SpongeBob motion picture event. More

Visit some Furry Creatures
All weekend
GTA families have the opportunity to see animals from across the globe without ever leaving the city. These animal destinations are open. More

Have a Family Backyard Campout
Want to stay close to home? The long weekend is the perfect opportunity for a campout in your own backyard. More

Visit a Botanical Garden
All weekend
Gardens are open again. Celebrate summer by stepping into the coolest gardens the city has to offer. These green spaces are botany at its best! More

Go to a Drive-In Movie
All weekend
Enjoying a movie on a large screen and from the privacy of your own vehicle could be just the change of pace you and your family need. More

Go to the Bata Shoe Museum
All weekend
The Bata Shoe Museum, North America's charming and surprising shoe museum with hundreds of shoes on exhibit in architect Raymond Moriyama's award-winning four-storey structure is open! More

Explore Ontario Parks
All weekend
Ontario is home to an incredible landscape of pristine lakes, rivers, and forests. Visit a park today. More

Check our September GO List
Want more? Check out our August GO List for the best things to do with kids this month. More

Check our Summer FUN & Staycation Guide
It's your family's go-to guide for everything fun this summer. More

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