July 2014

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Birthday & Party Ideas

A Centreville Birthday Party!

A Centreville Birthday Party!

A one-of-a-kind experience at one of Toronto’s most treasured family attractions!

Family Activities

Blueberry Picking Farms

Blueberry Picking Farms

It's blueberry picking time! Celebrate National Blueberry Month by heading out to one of the many places in the Greater Toronto Area where you can pick your own.

Summer

Summer Fun Guide 2014

Summer Fun Guide 2014

There's nothing more exciting than Summer in Toronto and the GTA. Read through our Summer Fun Guide for the best Summertime activities and events for kids, plus a list of must-visit Summer attractions.
Blueberry Picking Farms

Blueberry Picking Farms

It's blueberry picking time! Celebrate National Blueberry Month by heading out to one of the many places in the Greater Toronto Area where you can pick your own.
Ultimate Summer Play List

Ultimate Summer Play List

We're kicking off our SUMMER PLAY list to get families to make the most of their Summer and get you up and playing throughout the school break. You’ll find some of the best Summer content from on our site!
Packing for the Beach

Packing for the Beach

Summertime is here so get ready to have fun! If you're planning on hitting the beach this Summer you've got to pack your beach bag with everything you need. Here's a list of what to pack for the perfect beach trip!
Hit the Beach!

Hit the Beach!

Dig your toes into the sand. Relax to the sound of soothing waves. Build sandcastles. It’s no secret Ontario has many beautiful shorelines and some of the most prestine beaches anywhere.

At The Movies

Planes: Fire And Rescue

Planes: Fire And Rescue

When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting.

Cool Eateries

Toronto's Coolest Ice Cream Parlours

Toronto's Coolest Ice Cream Parlours

In Toronto, going out for ice cream is a Summertime favourite! And we're not just talking about a naked scoop on a sugar cone with sprinkles... We rounded up the city's best ice cream shops for kids.

Events, Exhibits & Shows

Guide to August Festivals 2014

Guide to August Festivals 2014

Fairs and festivals and feasts, oh my! It’s non-stop action in and around Toronto this month. With everything from a county fair to music and food festivals, there’s an activity to entertain everyone.
Pack a Healthy Lunchbox Workshop

Pack a Healthy Lunchbox Workshop

Dreading the arrival of lunchbox season in September? Fenigo is hosting a free workshop for parents with Family Nutritionist Sarah Bester on August 21 to help you pack healthier lunches.
The Pirate Festival 2014

The Pirate Festival 2014

Got a few scallywags in your family? They’ll appreciate the Pirate Festival held annually at Country Heritage Park in Milton. Plenty of pirates and mermaids will take over the Dry Bluffs on August 2, 3, and 4.
YTV Summer Beach Bash

YTV Summer Beach Bash

Nick Cannon will be hosting YTV’s Summer Beach Bash, a free family concert at Canada’s Sugar Beach on August 9, with live performances, extreme buskers, thrilling water stunts, and more!
Fan Days at Hockey Hall of Fame

Fan Days at Hockey Hall of Fame

During Summer, the spotlight shifts from the players to the FANS. On 30 selected days, a different NHL team is spotlighted. Fans can take advantage of many special promotions and fun activities!
KidsFest 2014 at Centre Island

KidsFest 2014 at Centre Island

KidsFest celebrates Summer with kid-sized activities and fun for the whole family! Face painting clowns, bouncing castles, colouring stations, animal visits from Far Enough Farm... Don't miss this free event!
Free Summer Movies in the Park

Free Summer Movies in the Park

Every Summer, families can gather in the park for another series of free movies. So get there early to "claim your spot" and enjoy the show at one of these free outdoor Summer movies! Here's the list!
HorseCapades 2014

HorseCapades 2014

HorseCapades is a delightful introduction to horses, designed for the young and the young at heart. This free CNE interactive horse program sweeps you away from city life and into the magical world of the horse.

Free & Cheap

Guide to August Festivals 2014

Guide to August Festivals 2014

Fairs and festivals and feasts, oh my! It’s non-stop action in and around Toronto this month. With everything from a county fair to music and food festivals, there’s an activity to entertain everyone.
Free High Park Children’s Garden Drop-In Programs

Free High Park Children’s Garden Drop-In Programs

This Summer, the High Park Children’s Garden is offering a free family drop-in program, that runs every Thursday. Families can take part in gardening and composting activities, and more!
Kids Bowl Free this Summer

Kids Bowl Free this Summer

Whether you are the king of strikes, spares, or gutter balls, it's always fun to bowl! And this Summer, kids can bowl two free games every single day by registering online for the Kids Bowl Free program!
YTV Summer Beach Bash

YTV Summer Beach Bash

Nick Cannon will be hosting YTV’s Summer Beach Bash, a free family concert at Canada’s Sugar Beach on August 9, with live performances, extreme buskers, thrilling water stunts, and more!
KidsFest 2014 at Centre Island

KidsFest 2014 at Centre Island

KidsFest celebrates Summer with kid-sized activities and fun for the whole family! Face painting clowns, bouncing castles, colouring stations, animal visits from Far Enough Farm... Don't miss this free event!
July on the Cheap! 2014

July on the Cheap! 2014

It’s official! Summer has arrived. The kids are done with school, camp is around the corner and parents need some hot-weather fun to fill the gap. Blast off the Summer with these free or cheap events.
Cineplex Family Favourites July 2014

Cineplex Family Favourites July 2014

Join Cineplex on Saturday mornings at 11:00am for Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.50. It's a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family!
Free Summer Movies in the Park

Free Summer Movies in the Park

Every Summer, families can gather in the park for another series of free movies. So get there early to "claim your spot" and enjoy the show at one of these free outdoor Summer movies! Here's the list!
Hit the Beach!

Hit the Beach!

Dig your toes into the sand. Relax to the sound of soothing waves. Build sandcastles. It’s no secret Ontario has many beautiful shorelines and some of the most prestine beaches anywhere.

Fun Places To Go

New! Treetop Trekking in Stouffville

New! Treetop Trekking in Stouffville

Summer just got a little more adventurous with the grand opening of Treetop Trekking Company’s newest location of their Zip Line and Aerial Game Park located at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area in Stouffville.
Kids Bowl Free this Summer

Kids Bowl Free this Summer

Whether you are the king of strikes, spares, or gutter balls, it's always fun to bowl! And this Summer, kids can bowl two free games every single day by registering online for the Kids Bowl Free program!
Blueberry Picking Farms

Blueberry Picking Farms

It's blueberry picking time! Celebrate National Blueberry Month by heading out to one of the many places in the Greater Toronto Area where you can pick your own.
Getting Away to Blue Mountain

Getting Away to Blue Mountain

The same incredible ski resort that bring us thrilling adventures each Winter remains open in the beautiful Summer months. Here's what we did during our spectacular weekend at Blue Mountain Resort...
Wonder Mountain's Guardian

Wonder Mountain's Guardian

This innovative ride provides a new dimension of thrills that combines the excitement of a roller coaster, 3D animation, and an interactive gaming experience. This 4D immersive experience will amaze guests!
July on the Cheap! 2014

July on the Cheap! 2014

It’s official! Summer has arrived. The kids are done with school, camp is around the corner and parents need some hot-weather fun to fill the gap. Blast off the Summer with these free or cheap events.
Hit the Beach!

Hit the Beach!

Dig your toes into the sand. Relax to the sound of soothing waves. Build sandcastles. It’s no secret Ontario has many beautiful shorelines and some of the most prestine beaches anywhere.
Fern Resort

Fern Resort

Fern Resort is a family owned and operated resort located on the shores of beautiful Lake Couchiching near Orillia, Ontario. Fern Resort offers fun and friendly all-inclusive vacations for families.

Day Trips

Getting Away to Blue Mountain

Getting Away to Blue Mountain

The same incredible ski resort that bring us thrilling adventures each Winter remains open in the beautiful Summer months. Here's what we did during our spectacular weekend at Blue Mountain Resort...
Hit the Beach!

Hit the Beach!

Dig your toes into the sand. Relax to the sound of soothing waves. Build sandcastles. It’s no secret Ontario has many beautiful shorelines and some of the most prestine beaches anywhere.

Resorts & Family Getaways

Getting Away to Blue Mountain

Getting Away to Blue Mountain

The same incredible ski resort that bring us thrilling adventures each Winter remains open in the beautiful Summer months. Here's what we did during our spectacular weekend at Blue Mountain Resort...
Fern Resort

Fern Resort

Fern Resort is a family owned and operated resort located on the shores of beautiful Lake Couchiching near Orillia, Ontario. Fern Resort offers fun and friendly all-inclusive vacations for families.

Entertainment News

Corus Kids July & August Highlights

Corus Kids July & August Highlights

Corus Entertainment’s YTV splashes into July with a cool lineup of series premieres and new episodes featuring laughs and suspense. See Nickelodeon's July/August highlights and new episodes.
Cineplex Family Favourites July 2014

Cineplex Family Favourites July 2014

Join Cineplex on Saturday mornings at 11:00am for Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.50. It's a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family!

Travel

Welcome to Springfield USA

Welcome to Springfield USA

America’s favourite animated family, The Simpsons, comes to life at Universal Orlando Resort.
Diggerland USA

Diggerland USA

Kids can dig, drive, and ride familiar, real construction equipment, in a safe environment.
Best Outdoor Waterparks in Canada

Best Outdoor Waterparks in Canada

Whether you’re a daredevil or you just like to chill, here are the top 10 waterparks in Canada.
DUPLO Valley at LEGOLAND

DUPLO Valley at LEGOLAND

LEGOLAND Florida unveils DUPLO Valley, a themed attraction based on the LEGO DUPLO line of toys.

Babies & Toddlers

Toting your Toddler to a Theme Park

Toting your Toddler to a Theme Park

Things to keep in mind when taking your toddler to a large theme park.

News For Toronto Parents

Spash & Save at Fallsview Waterpark

Spash & Save at Fallsview Waterpark

Falls Avenue Resort is having a Summer sale. Enjoy their lowest rates ever! Explore Falls Avenue Resort this Summer and receive up to $250 in bonus attractions and dining options!

Products & Services

Love to Swaddle UP

Love to Swaddle UP

The Love To Swaddle UP baby swaddle is the simple answer to swaddling your baby perfectly every time! It’s the only swaddle with patented wings, that allows your baby to sleep in a more natural position.
Lovable Labels New Daycare Pack

Lovable Labels New Daycare Pack

Lovable Labels has launched a new product to get your wee one ready for daycare this Fall. This big combo for your pre-schooler is jammed packed with all the essentials! It's a great start to learning!
Chic Mammas Baby Safe Jewellery

Chic Mammas Baby Safe Jewellery

The Chic Mammas' line of teething jewellery includes teething necklaces, nursing necklaces and bracelets that are stylish for mom and safe for babies. Moms can easily amuse, distract, and sooth teething babies.
Skinfix Gentle Hair & Body Wash

Skinfix Gentle Hair & Body Wash

Skinfix Gentle Hair & Body Wash is a mild and gentle daily cleanser that is formulated specifically to cleanse sensitive baby’s delicate skin and hair. It's all-natural, sulfate-free, and fragrance-free.
HEXBUG Warriors TRANSFORMERS

HEXBUG Warriors TRANSFORMERS

On June 27 the Autobots will once again battle the Decepticons on the big screen with the release of Transformers: Age of Extinction. To celebrate, the wildly popular kids’ toy line HEXBUG teams up with Transformers for its latest HEXBUG product line.

Health & Safety

Kids and Social Networking

Kids and Social Networking

Teens may be leaving Facebook, but they’re not abandoning social media altogether. In fact, kids are joining social media networks at earlier and earlier ages, leaving many parents to wonder how young is too young.
Toting your Toddler to a Theme Park

Toting your Toddler to a Theme Park

Things to keep in mind when taking your toddler to a large theme park.