Family Day Events 2020

If you’re staying in town over the Family Day three-day weekend, get ready for lots of local fun for families right here in the GTA.

These special Family Day events are happening in and around the city...

Featured Events

Family Weekend Play Pass at Area51 Laser Tag
February 14, 2020 to February 17, 2020
Visit Area51 Laser tag for family day from February 14th – 17th and enjoy one or multiple days of laser tag. Included are unlimited Laser Tag missions, which means you can venture through our arena as many times as you want, this pass even allows you in and out privileges during the day! One day admission is $20 + HST and for those who just can’t get enough laser tag purchase our 4-day pass for $45 + HST. More

Improv Showdown – Family Entertainment at Second City
February 15, 2020 to February 17, 2020
Get ready Toronto, The Second City is taking family entertainment to a mind-blowing new level! Two hilarious teams of top-notch improvisers will face off in a winner takes all comedy showdown - and they're going to need your help! More

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
February 15, 2020 to February 17, 2020
Join the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory during Family Day weekend! Pet - if you dare - some incredible live exotic bugs. Plus, take part in the Hug-a-Bug INSECT PETTING ZOO! You'll discover cool critters such as: Giant Millipedes, Malaysian Jungle Nymphs, Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, Thorny Devil stick bugs, Tailed Whip Scorpions, Spiny Stick Bugs, Hornworm caterpillars, Crawlyback beetle grubs ... and more! More

Family Spa Package at Glama Gal
February 15, 2020 to February 16, 2020
Not sure what to do on the Family Day Weekend? How about a family day at the spa? Join us for Buy one get one half off day spa packages on Saturday and Sunday of Family Day Weekend. More

Kidapalooza Family Festival
February 15 to 17, 2020
Kidapalooza Family Festival will take place Family Day Long Weekend FEBRUARY 15-17, 2020 in Kitchener at the beautiful LOT42 in over 40,000 sq ft of INDOOR space with ​some outdoor activities. The event will feature Kidapalooza's signature ​activity stations, interactive inflatables, mechanical rides, stage shows, rock climbing, special guest appearances, plus so much more! You will also be able to shop local and artisan vendors along with all of the Family Festival Fun! Note: The Markham Fairgrounds event has been postponed until Fall. More

Kids Fest Toronto
February 15 to 17, 2020
Kids Fest Toronto features the largest indoor inflatable roadshow for kids with over 30 inflatable rides and attractions inside 80,000 square feet at The International Centre, Mississauga. The inflatables range from large slides for the big kids to toddler-approved gentle rides. Kids Fest Toronto is so much more than just bouncy fun, enjoy entertaining shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more. More

Family Day Weekend at  LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre
February 15 to 17, 2020
Spend Family Day at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Toronto - an indoor, family experience with over 3 million bricks under one roof. Enjoy the Ultimate Indoor LEGO® Playground featuring 2 LEGO®-themed rides, a 4D cinema, Master Model Builder workshops, and more! Also check out Toronto’s iconic attractions made out of LEGO® in MINILAND. We are best for families with children between the ages of 3-10 years old. Pre-purchase your tickets online to guarantee entry to the Centre (tickets are limited) and use our priority entrance! We also have a Café on site which offers many delicious food options. More

Family Day at the Ontario Science Centre!
February 15 to 17, 2020
Get your head in the game! Games are more than just fun—they are a window into your mind. Why do we play? How do games affect us? And why do they continue to entertain the kid in all of us? Bring the whole family this Family Day Weekend and come play with us. More

Family Day Fun at Bata Shoe Museum
February 17, 2020
Chill with us BSM style on Family Day Monday and experience a magical winter wonderland! Kids can enjoy winter-themed arts and crafts, play ISpy in the galleries, and try on funky footwear. Perfect for kids 3-12. More

Chris McKhool’s FiddleFire! Kids Show at McMichael
February 17, 2020
Dance, clap and sing-along to award-winning musician Chris McKhool and friends as they introduce and play rare percussion instruments from around the globe! Families will be encouraged to scat-sing, become a rhythm section and join McKhool on-stage as they are introduced to several musical styles including rumba flamenca, gypsy-jazz, blues, classical, funk, world beat and east coast fiddling. More


The Jungle Book at YPT
February 17, 2020
An immersive multi-media adaptation, Jungle Book will transport you from the urban jungle to Mowgli’s childhood in the forests of India – with Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the Panther, and more of your favourites along for the journey! A wild ride awaits in this inventive and timely take on the beloved classic! There is a Family Day performance on February 17 at 11AM & 2:30PM . More

Kids FREE on Family Day at the Hockey Hall of Fame
February 17, 2020
Kids receive VIP status this Family Day at the Hockey Hall of Fame — along with receiving FREE ADMISSION*, they'll be greeted with a FREE GIFT, get to PLAY all day within our five interactive zones, and can snap a PHOTO with our mascot Slapshot, and of course the Stanley Cup! Cap off the visit with a FREE KIDS MEAL at The Bottom Line Restaurant, located steps from the Hall. Up to a maximum of 4 youth (13yrs & under) will be admitted FREE with the purchase of one regular price adult admission. More

Looking Glass Adventures
February 15, 2020 to February 17, 2020
Welcome to Looking Glass Adventures, Danforth Avenue's only family-friendly escape game! See what all the hype is about! Participate in the growing trend of immersive and interactive games. Embark on your mission to unravel a story, explore, solve puzzles and experience a real live escape game challenge. Whether it's your first escape game or if you're a seasoned enthusiast, you'll find our game unique and entertaining. Book a family friendly escape room adventure over the family day weekend and receive a 25% off coupon towards a board game purchase in our gameatoriam retail shop. More

Family Day Skate 2020 at Celebration Square
February 17, 2020
Who doesn't love a snow day? This Family Day, kids of all ages can enjoy the magic of a snow day at the Square. Lace up your skates and hit the rink, or snap some family photos in our selfie stations. Build the fort of your dreams at our fort building station, or play some games - big and small - at our indoor board game cafe, or outdoor game garden. Free admission. More

Family Day at the Toronto Zoo
February 15, 2020 to February 17, 2020
Explore the Toronto Zoo this Family Day Weekend! Experience over 10 kilometres of wintery trails and visit Canadian and Tundra animals in their natural winter habitats. Then, enter into the warmth of one of our five indoor tropical pavilions and take in a Carnivore Feeding or one of our daily Keeper Talk. Sign up for Wild Encounters, go to Terra Lumina or drop in the Orchid Oasis. More

More Family Day Events

Family Day at the AGO
February 14, 2020 to February 17, 2020
It’s all about celebrating families through the theme of Togetherness. We have lots planned gallery-wide! Toronto-based Ness Lee, a recent AGO Artist in Residence, takes over Walker Court for large interactive moments of play as part of our four-day Family Day weekend program. More

Frozen 2 at Hotel X Toronto's Cinema
February 14, 2020 to February 17, 2020
This February, catch Frozen 2 on the big screen at Hotel X Toronto's 250-seat Cinema. Don't miss your last chance to watch it before it's gone from theatres. More

GTA Home & Reno Show
February 14, 2020 to February 17, 2020
The GTA Home & Reno Show is perfect for DIYers, new homeowners or veteran homeowners looking to renovate. Grab the kids and head to The GTA Home & Reno Show for a Family Day event that everyone can enjoy. Kids will have the opportunity to showcase their own DIY skills. More

Family Fun at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario
February 15, 2020
A free program for families with children age 6 to 12. Learn about Ontario's Parliament and history, while partaking in craft activities and explore the Legislature through a scavenger hunt. Free but registration is required and space is limited. More

Family Day Weekend Tours at the Toronto Railway Museum
February 15, 2020
Learn more about why railways were introduced to Toronto in the first place, and how the ever-increasing population impacted train travel as we know it. Along with access to our collection, there will be interactive aspects of the tour and guests will learn how railways significantly facilitated and enhanced the development of Toronto into the city we know today. More

Winterfest Newmarket
February 15, 2020 to February 16, 2020
Bring the family and join us for some winter fun both indoors and outdoors. Free skating and swimming on Sunday. Free. More

Family Day Weekend Fun at IKEA
February 15, 2020 to February 17, 2020
Family fun matters. Join us for an IKEA Family Weekend filled with free food for kids, activities to enjoy and prizes to be won. All you have to do is visit your local IKEA store and show your IKEA Family card. More

Science Shindig at the Ontario Science Centre
February 15, 2020 to February 17, 2020
There’s always something fun going on at the Ontario Science Centre over Family Day weekend. This year, learn about the solar system at the Planetarium, discover the ancient art of paper-making and get charged up at the (literally) hair-raising Van de Graaff generator. Little scientists will be especially dazzled by the Energy Show and much more. More

Ontario Family Fishing Events
February 15, 2020 to February 17, 2020
Introduce a friend to fishing! Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing version outdoors card. There has never been a better time to introduce a friend to fishing! More

Family Day Space Weekend at Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
February 15, 2020 to February 17, 2020
Fun and learning blast off over three space-themed days. There's something for everyone at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum this Family Day weekend! More

Romance of the Rails
February 16, 2020 to February 17, 2020
Please come out and support the Club. We will be running all the trains with lots more new to see. See what's new over the past year at our new location! More

Family Day Pyjama-Rama at The Bentway
February 17, 2020
Bring your family & friends down to The Bentway Skate Trail on Monday, February 17 to #SkateThe8 in your pyjamas, build blanket forts in the Fort York Visitor Centre, warm up with Fay & Fluffy's Storytime or catch an episode of PAW Patrol skate-side. Free. More

Family Day at Canadian Automotive Museum
February 17, 2020
Spend Family Day 2020 with cool cars at the Canadian Automotive Museum. Crafts, activities, and guided tours will be available throughout the day and are included with admission. This year kids will be able to take part in a scavenger hunt with prize bags sponsored by Hagerty and get their picture taken with a mini Herbie the Love Bug. Special guest Steve Fisher from Balloons with a Twist will be making balloon animals for visitors. More

Family Day at Storm Crow Manor: Kids Eat FREE!
February 17, 2020
Storm Crow Manor, Canada's Nerdiest Bar, is open on Family Day... and kids eat FREE all day long with the purchase of any Megabite! We're having a family movie marathon all day long, and of course the Manor is full of family-friendly board games and other entertainments. More

Family Day Fun in Brampton
February 17, 2020
Join us on Family Day on Monday, February 17, for fun activities offered at your neighbourhood community centre. This holiday celebrates the importance of families in our community. Be sure to spend time with those you love! Free. More

DUKE on Ice Family Winterfest
February 17, 2020
The one-of-its-kind family fun event in winter in North York with food, music, ice-skating, and free giveaways on this Family Day! Admission is free. Come with your family and friends for an afternoon full of treats, music, giveaways and fun! More

Clay Activity: Family Day Fun at Gardiner Museum
February 17, 2020
Families comes in all different shapes, sizes, and colours. What does your family mean to you? Join us on Family Day to create an adorable animal family with the people you love. Make a family of clay cats, bunnies, giraffes, or anything else you can imagine! More

Bloodsuckers Family Experiences at the ROM
February 17, 2020
In celebration of the ROM original exhibition Bloodsuckers: Legends to Leeches, the Museum is rolling out the (blood)-red carpet for families. Programming highlights include: Curated exhibition experience from our Family Experiences Concierge; Interactions with real scientific specimens facilitated by ROM experts; Bloodsuckers photo booth; Storytime with ROM teachers; Arts and crafts and Themed movies playing at the in-exhibition Vampire Family Cinema. More

Family Day Weekend at Scarborough Museum
February 17, 2020
Enjoy Family Day with your kids and loved ones at Scarborough Museum and be transported back in time as you can watch a blacksmith ply his trade. The kids can also build a snowman and take part in an ice cube scavenger hunt. Roast marshmallows by the bonfire and go inside to warm up in one of the historic kitchens where there will be demos on how to make potato soup and hot chocolate. Admision by donation. PWYC. More

February 17, 2020
WinterRouge is back, and bigger and better than ever! Join us as we proudly celebrate 5 years of this free, outdoor family-fun event inspired by all things winter in Ontario. We’ve kept some of the event’s old-faithfuls, and are heating things up with lots of new and exciting programming. Free. More

Arctic Adventure in Aurora
February 17, 2020
Join family, friends and neighbours at Aurora's Arctic Adventure event happening in Aurora Town Park, located at Mosley and Wells Streets. Professional Ice Carving, Outdoor Winter Games, Outdoor Skating, Mini Snow Tubing, Live Entertainment, Inflatables and Body Zorbs. Please note: All activities are weather-permitting. Free. More

Junie B Jones the Musical
February 17, 2020
It’s Junie B.’s first day of first grade, and a lot of things have changed. Her friend Lucille no longer wants to be her pal and Mr. Scary thinks Junie may need glasses! This action packed musical brings one of the most beloved characters in children’s literature to the stage! More

FREE Family Day at Kortright
February 17, 2020
Enjoy an engaging nature-filled family fun day that embraces outdoor learning. Join the staff at Kortright Centre for Conservation to explore some of what our Nature School has to offer: loose parts, building forts, a campfire and much more! Free. More

Community Skate at Mattamy Athletic Centre
February 17, 2020
Bring your family & friends to the MAC for a free skate on Mattamy Home Ice. More

Family Day at Fort York
February 17, 2020
Fort York will be packed with hands-on activities, performances and exhibitions. Check out the 1826 kitchen and try some baked goods and hot chocolate prepared over the hearth. Don’t forget to bring your skates so you can glide around The Bentway Skate Trail from noon until 9 p.m. Free admission. More

Power Kids: Free Kids Activities
February 17, 2020
These FREE arts workshops for children ages 7-12 begin with a tour of the gallery and conclude with an art activity, inspired by the ideas behind the current exhibition. Join us on this special drop-in Family Day workshop led by special guests, Toronto-based arts organization Stolen from Africa, presented in conjunction with Harbourfront Centre’s Kuumba festival. More

Connect the Canadian: Simulator Challenge
February 17, 2020
If you’ve been to the Toronto Railway Museum before, you’ll know that one of the main highlights of the experience is the opportunity to use our train simulator. On Family Day 2020 (February 17th), we will be debuting Connect The Canadian, a unique and exclusive simulator event unlike any other. More

Family Day Drop-in Activities at Textile Museum of Canada
February 17, 2020
Join us for an afternoon of family-friendly arts and crafts! All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Free with admission. More

Family Day Canvas Challenge at Varley Art Gallery of Markham
February 17, 2020
Families are invited create their own canvas creation to bring home in this fun, educational and interactive program. experience! Guided by an experienced art educator, families will be challenged to create an artwork inspired by works in our Permanent Collection. More 

Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Free Family Fun Day presented by Meridian
February 17, 2020
For the sixth consecutive year, the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre will welcome the community on Family Day for a free open house. In addition to some of our regular activities, the Centre has a whole lineup of family-oriented programming scheduled that everyone can enjoy. Free. 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!

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