More Things to do on Family Day Weekend




Toronto Light Festival

Looking for more fun things to do over Family Day? Here are other events happening in and around the city during Family Day Weekend!

If you haven't see our list of Special Family Day Eventsclick here to get the list!

Other events taking place during the long weekend...

Winter Sleigh Rides in the Country at Mountsberg Conservation Area
Until February 18, 2019
Don’t let winter keep you inside! At Mountsberg Conservation Area we invite you to join us on a horse-drawn sleigh ride through a winter wonderland. You will arrive at a roaring bonfire rosy-cheeked and ready for a tasty marshmallow roast. What a perfect way to get outside and enjoy winter with friends and family! Weekends including Monday, February 18th, 2019. More

ICE BREAKERS on Toronto's Waterfront
Until February 24, 2019
Come celebrate the launch of Toronto’s latest interactive (and oh-so-Instagrammable) free public art exhibition with us! Ice Breakers presented by PortsToronto makes its triumphant return to the waterfront, bringing with it a fresh crop of larger-than-life art installations. Free. More

Toronto Light Festival
Until March 3, 2019
The Toronto Light Festival, the City’s first-ever light art festival, is coming back to The Distillery District from January 18 to March 3. The Festival will transform the neighbourhood into one of the largest open-air galleries in North America, lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists. This winter, Torontonians of all ages are to come out of the dark and into the light. Free admission. More

Skating Parties at Ontario Place
Until March 16, 2019
This winter Ontario Place is hosting our very own skate parties, featuring some of Toronto’s best local DJ’s to keep the tunes going while you skate. Free admission. More

Public Skating at Evergreen Brick Works
Until March 17, 2019
Skating is back! Visit Evergreen's picturesque outdoor skating rink. Bring your own skates or rent a pair of ours! Skating is free, and skate rentals are available for $5 a pair. Join us weekends December through to March, and come out to our new Wednesday night public skate starting in January! More

Winter Light Exhibition at Ontario Place
Until March 17, 2019
Utilizing creativity, innovation, and light, creators from all artistic streams showcase 18 exhibits following the curatorial theme of “Disruptive Engagement”. Additional activities include free public skating and community bonfires where guests can make S’mores. New this year, DJ skate parties hosted by some of Toronto’s best DJs. More

The Natrel® Rink at Harbourfront
Until March 2019
Set against the beautiful shoreline of Lake Ontario, the city's most scenic rink awaits! The Natrel Rink has been an unparalleled skating destination in Toronto for 30 years. It has a heated indoor change room with lockers and washrooms. Best of all – skating is FREE! Hot food and drinks are available at our rink-side restaurant, Boxcar Social. The Rink usually opens mid to end of November, weather permitting. More

Spiders Alive! at Royal Botanical Gardens
Until April 14, 2019
The RBG has We've invited spiders and their arthropod friends to crawl on over for a visit this winter. Explore amazing adaptations and behaviours of spiders and other many-legged creatures in two interactive exhibits and daily programs for all ages. The exhibition includes larger-than-life models of spiders, a climbable spider model 50 times life size, and a rare 100-million-year-old fossil of a spider in limestone. More

Zuul: Life of an Armoured Dinosaur at the ROM
Until May 20, 2019
Zuul: Life of an Armoured Dinosaur takes you on a hands-on, interactive journey into Zuul’s world; from its discovery in 2014 and the fascinating research being done to further our understanding of these powerful animals, to Zuul’s life in the lush Cretaceous period 76 million years ago, where its body armour and tail club were crucial for defence. So, grab your gear, lace up your boots, and travel back in time millions of years to explore the life of an armoured dinosaur. More

Guided Night Snowshoe Hikes at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre
February 16 and 17, 2019
Strap on your snowshoes for a night-time hike, where stars and shadows create a dramatic setting for adventure. Your experienced guides lead your group on a 1 ½ to 2 hour romp through an enchanting winter wonderland. Experience beautiful trails that wind through a mature forest of 100 foot tall trees, sparkling views of the countryside at the Suspension Bridge and breathtaking lookouts from the top of the Niagara Escarpment. No experience is required and the pace is moderate. Recommended for ages 10 and older. More

2019 LunarFest presented by Vendôme
February 16, 2019 to February 17, 2019
Help Unionville celebrate the Year of the Pig and kick off your family-day long weekend at the Varley Art Gallery. In partnership with the National Palace Museum in Taiwan, learn how an Italian painter became one of the most beloved artists for three emperors in Qing Dynasty and contributed to the Chinese paintings today. Enjoy the Arch of the Blessings and immerse in the sounds of cultures. Don’t forget to DIY your own Pig Hero lantern and take a money bath and “gong” for the fortune! Free admission. More

National Hippo Day Celebrations at Toronto Zoo
February 16, 2019 to February 18, 2019
In celebration of National Hippo Day, on February 15th, the Toronto Zoo is hosting an event on Family Day Weekend. Join us at the Pygmy Hippopotamus Exhibit where you can meet our adorable pygmy hippo family including dad Harvey (24), mom Kindia (12), and baby Penelope (6 months).  The day will be filled with meet-the-keeper talks, enrichment presentations, and family activities. More

Geronimo Stilton: Mouse in Space
February 18, 2019
Blast off in a high-flying, outer-space adventure, starring Geronimo Stilton and his intrepid pals, Thea, Trap and Benjamin. Watch out! Villains are closing in on New Mouse City and our reluctant hero is enlisted to save the day. Can Geronimo overcome his fear of the dark and of heights? Can he muster the strength and wit to beat the dastardly invaders? More

More Family Day Events
Our Events Calendar is always updated so there may be more Family Day events taking place in February! CLICK HERE to get a list from our Calendar of Events. It's already been sorted by Family Day!

Photo courtesy of the Toronto Light Festival
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