June 2015

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Family Fun

10 Things to Do with Dad

10 Things to Do with Dad

For every kind of dad, there's a perfect Father's Day activity for everyone to enjoy and remember. If you're looking for Father's Day ideas, we've got you covered with things to do as a family.

Birthday & Party Ideas

3D Style Entertainment Centre

3D Style Entertainment Centre

This versatile, spacious and unique entertainment and amusement centre offers modern high-tech fun.

Family Activities

Where to Go Fishing with Kids

Where to Go Fishing with Kids

Fishing is a classic summertime activity. It's relaxing plus it teaches patience. Our rivers, lakes, and ponds are well supplied with fish, and we've got the scoop on where you and your kids can catch them.

Canada Day

Canada Day: Best Things to Do

Canada Day: Best Things to Do

Celebrate the start of summer with our guide to Canada Day with kids! This summer, families can expect the usual over-the-top Canada Day fun at parks and attractions all over the city.

Father's Day

10 Things to Do with Dad

10 Things to Do with Dad

For every kind of dad, there's a perfect Father's Day activity for everyone to enjoy and remember. If you're looking for Father's Day ideas, we've got you covered with things to do as a family.
Father's Day Events 2015

Father's Day Events 2015

It's that time of year when we pull out all the stops to celebrate dad! Father's Day is upon us and there are tons of things happening in and around the city on Father's Day weekend that will make him smile.

Summer

Summer Movie Guide 2015

Summer Movie Guide 2015

The summer season means exciting new movies! There are some pretty awesome family flicks hitting theatres this season. Get excited for Inside Out, Minions and many more!
Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Farms

Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Farms

The pick-your-own strawberry season in Toronto starts this June and many pick-your-own farms are opening. Get your "first pick!" Find out where you can pick your own in Toronto and surrounding areas.
Where to Go Fishing with Kids

Where to Go Fishing with Kids

Fishing is a classic summertime activity. It's relaxing plus it teaches patience. Our rivers, lakes, and ponds are well supplied with fish, and we've got the scoop on where you and your kids can catch them.

Cool Eateries

Best Doughnut Places

Best Doughnut Places

Check out these amazing doughnut places in and around the city.

Events, Exhibits & Shows

Canada Day: Best Things to Do

Canada Day: Best Things to Do

Celebrate the start of summer with our guide to Canada Day with kids! This summer, families can expect the usual over-the-top Canada Day fun at parks and attractions all over the city.
Free Summer Movies in the Park

Free Summer Movies in the Park

It's that time again, when every Summer, families can gather in the park for free movies! Check out some of the newest and most popular family movies for all ages to enjoy.
Shrine Circus SPECTAC! 2015

Shrine Circus SPECTAC! 2015

Shrine Circus SPECTAC! 2015 - an all new Thrill Show under the Traditional Big Top is coming to the GTA! SPECTAC! 2015 will feature some of the most spectacular acts in the circus today.
Pompeii at the ROM

Pompeii at the ROM

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) hosts the Canadian premiere of Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano from Saturday, June 13, 2015 to Sunday, January 3, 2016.
June 2015 Festivals

June 2015 Festivals

Summer is almost here, and festivals are kicking into high gear. There’s something to delight everyone this month, whether your family loves history, food, nature or or a good, old-fashioned carnival.
Redpath Waterfront Festival 2015

Redpath Waterfront Festival 2015

Bring on summer and celebrate everything this long-awaited season has to offer at the 2015 Redpath Waterfront Festival June 19-21, 2015. A Free weekend-long celebration!
Dance With the Stars!

Dance With the Stars!

The Redpath Waterfront Festival is rolling out the red carpet for celebrity choreographers Jean Marc Généreux, Blake McGrath and Trevor Tordjman (“James” from the mega hit TV show The Next Step).

Free & Cheap

Canada Day: Best Things to Do

Canada Day: Best Things to Do

Celebrate the start of summer with our guide to Canada Day with kids! This summer, families can expect the usual over-the-top Canada Day fun at parks and attractions all over the city.
Free Summer Movies in the Park

Free Summer Movies in the Park

It's that time again, when every Summer, families can gather in the park for free movies! Check out some of the newest and most popular family movies for all ages to enjoy.
June on the Cheap! 2015

June on the Cheap! 2015

June has a head-spinning number of fantastic fairs, parades, carnivals and other festivals that are completely Free. So go get your calendar: You're going to want to put some of these dates down.
Cineplex Family Favourites June

Cineplex Family Favourites June

Join Cineplex on Saturday mornings for Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It's a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family! Here's the line-up for June.

Fun Places To Go

Halton County Radial Railway

Halton County Radial Railway

If your kids love riding the rails, take them on a historic streetcar ride at the Halton County Radial Railway. The museum offers a fun day out for all ages where visitors can ride full-size electric railcars.
Summer Fun at Fallsview Waterpark

Summer Fun at Fallsview Waterpark

If your kids are longing for swimsuits, sprinklers and slides, make the trip to Fallsview Indoor Waterpark. Fallsview will keep the kids wet and wildly entertained, all summer long!
Clevelands House Resort

Clevelands House Resort

For decades, Clevelands House Resort has offered a vacation experience like no other. ‘Cleves’ provides a place for families to vacation that creates memories that last a lifetime!
Pirate Fun for Kids in the City

Pirate Fun for Kids in the City

Pirate Life, a new attraction on Centre Island provides lots of interactive ways for kids to play pirate. Enjoy swashbuckling fun, pirate shows and parties, or sailing the high seas on a pirate-themed cruise!
June on the Cheap! 2015

June on the Cheap! 2015

June has a head-spinning number of fantastic fairs, parades, carnivals and other festivals that are completely Free. So go get your calendar: You're going to want to put some of these dates down.
Where to Go Fishing with Kids

Where to Go Fishing with Kids

Fishing is a classic summertime activity. It's relaxing plus it teaches patience. Our rivers, lakes, and ponds are well supplied with fish, and we've got the scoop on where you and your kids can catch them.
Make Memories at Scenic Caves

Make Memories at Scenic Caves

Where can you explore the outdoors with activities appealing to all ages in your family? Scenic Caves Nature Adventures is your destination for nature, history, scenery and adventure!

Day Trips

Halton County Radial Railway

Halton County Radial Railway

If your kids love riding the rails, take them on a historic streetcar ride at the Halton County Radial Railway. The museum offers a fun day out for all ages where visitors can ride full-size electric railcars.
Summer Fun at Fallsview Waterpark

Summer Fun at Fallsview Waterpark

If your kids are longing for swimsuits, sprinklers and slides, make the trip to Fallsview Indoor Waterpark. Fallsview will keep the kids wet and wildly entertained, all summer long!
Make Memories at Scenic Caves

Make Memories at Scenic Caves

Where can you explore the outdoors with activities appealing to all ages in your family? Scenic Caves Nature Adventures is your destination for nature, history, scenery and adventure!

Resorts & Family Getaways

Summer Fun at Fallsview Waterpark

Summer Fun at Fallsview Waterpark

If your kids are longing for swimsuits, sprinklers and slides, make the trip to Fallsview Indoor Waterpark. Fallsview will keep the kids wet and wildly entertained, all summer long!
Clevelands House Resort

Clevelands House Resort

For decades, Clevelands House Resort has offered a vacation experience like no other. ‘Cleves’ provides a place for families to vacation that creates memories that last a lifetime!

Entertainment News

Summer Movie Guide 2015

Summer Movie Guide 2015

The summer season means exciting new movies! There are some pretty awesome family flicks hitting theatres this season. Get excited for Inside Out, Minions and many more!
Marvel Live Tour Coming to Toronto

Marvel Live Tour Coming to Toronto

Marvel Universe LIVE!, the first-ever live Marvel tour will be flying in to Toronto: August 13 to 16 at the Air Canada Centre. Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original story.
Cineplex Family Favourites June

Cineplex Family Favourites June

Join Cineplex on Saturday mornings for Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It's a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family! Here's the line-up for June.

Education

Maintain your Child's French this Summer

Maintain your Child's French this Summer

With the school break fast approaching, some parents are concerned that their children will loose some of their French speaking ability. How to keep your child’s French fluency over the summer months.

Products & Services

Avengers SwimWays Dive Characters

Avengers SwimWays Dive Characters

Add fun to your summer and rule the pool with these MARVEL Avengers dive characters from SwimWays! Your child will have a blast splashing around with Iron Man, Hulk and Captain America!
Sphero Darkside

Sphero Darkside

Sphero, the industry leader in connected toys, has recently launched Darkside, an app-enabled robot more devious, defiant and diabolical than its predecessor -- the original Ollie.
Minion Summer Fun with Thinkway

Minion Summer Fun with Thinkway

If your kids are looking forward to the new Minions movie this summer, there's a lot more to get excited about with Thinkway Toys' new line of Minion Toys! Go to Stuart's rock concert, hear Bob sing and more!
Spark Shark Fish Hunt Pool Toy

Spark Shark Fish Hunt Pool Toy

Kids will love this fun underwater game of 'eat that fish!' Just grab onto the handle of a Spark Shark and swim through the pool to scoop up the colourful fish!

Spotlight On...

Thinking Camps for Kids

Thinking Camps for Kids

Kids who want to broaden their horizons can take part in programs that cover robotics, science, chemistry, math and more.
5 Fun Indoor Playground Camps

5 Fun Indoor Playground Camps

Summer camp at these sweet indoor play spaces will keep your brood entertained over the summer break.
3D Style Entertainment Centre

3D Style Entertainment Centre

This versatile, spacious and unique entertainment and amusement centre offers modern high-tech fun.

Books

Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA

Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA

Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon publishes a children’s board book; a hilarious how-to on coaxing your wee one to show Dad some love.

Health & Safety

Allerject Anaphylaxis Medication Recall

Allerject Anaphylaxis Medication Recall

Two Lots of Allerject for use in children recalled due to a manufacturing defect.
Will Canada's Food Guide Drop Juice?

Will Canada's Food Guide Drop Juice?

Potential changes to Canada's Food Guide could make you reconsider this drink.

Health & Safety

Will Canada's Food Guide Drop Juice?

Will Canada's Food Guide Drop Juice?

Potential changes to Canada's Food Guide could make you reconsider this drink.

Nutrition

Will Canada's Food Guide Drop Juice?

Will Canada's Food Guide Drop Juice?

Potential changes to Canada's Food Guide could make you reconsider this drink.

Product Recalls

Allerject Anaphylaxis Medication Recall

Allerject Anaphylaxis Medication Recall

Two Lots of Allerject for use in children recalled due to a manufacturing defect.

Contests

Summer FUN Contest

Summer FUN Contest

This Summer, Toronto4Kids is launching some fabulous contests with passes to 14 amazing attractions, in and around the GTA. Enter to win tickets to Ripley's Aquarium, Canada's Wonderland, Legoland Discover Centre, Centreville, Fallsview and many more! Check back all Summer long as we unlock new contests weekly. It's going to be a great summer in the city! Enter daily!
Sphero Darkside Contest

Sphero Darkside Contest

Enter for a chance to win Darkside by Sphero. Devious. Defiant. Diabolical. Dangerous. Few have the strength to command the dark powers bound within this robot. This is Darkside – an electrical beast that draws its energy from unrestrained competition and reckless abandon. Contest closed. See winner.
CN Tower Summer Contest

CN Tower Summer Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family passes to visit the CN Tower this summer! The CN Tower is a National icon, engineering Wonder, a Toronto must-see attraction and award winning dining and entertainment destination. Discover spectacular views, from the LookOut Level, dare to walk on air on the world famous Glass Floor, access attractions, informational displays and more! Contest closed. See winners.
Tumbling Talking Stuart Contest

Tumbling Talking Stuart Contest

Enter for a chance to win a Tumblin' Talking Stuart Animatronic Plush from Thinkway Toys. Stuart falls forward and back, but somehow always makes it back on his feet. If your kids are looking forward to the new Minions movie this summer, there's a lot more to get excited about with Thinkway Toys' new line of Minion Toys! Contest closed. See winner.
Marvel Universe LIVE! Contest

Marvel Universe LIVE! Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 9 family 4-packs to see Marvel Universe LIVE! at the Air Canada Centre from August 13 to 16, 2015. Toronto Marvel fans assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original story that brings more than 25 Marvel characters together on one epic quest. “Marvel Universe LIVE! will be the most remarkable live event that the world has ever seen with an absolutely epic story line and jaw dropping technological advances. Contest closed. See winners.
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures 2015 Contest

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures 2015 Contest

Enter for a chance to win a Family pass for 4 (2 adults, 2 youth) for admission to Park and Bridge, along with a Mini-Golf package. Explore a self-guided trail of caves and caverns carved millions of years ago, venture onto the 420’ Suspension Bridge for spectacular views from the highest point of the Niagara Escarpment and much more! Contest closed. See winner.
Spark Shark Fish Hunt Pool Toy Contest

Spark Shark Fish Hunt Pool Toy Contest

Enter to win a Spark Shark Fish Hunt Pool Toy by Melissa & Doug! Speed like a hungry shark to gobble up tasty fish! Just grab onto the handle of a Spark Shark net and swim through the pool to scoop up the fishy sinkers. The set comes with two shark nets, six colorful sinkers and lots of play ideas for races, games and more! Contest closed. See winner.
Centreville June 2015 Contest

Centreville June 2015 Contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 3 family 4-packs for a day visit to Centreville Amusement Park on Centre Island. Passes are 'ride-all-day'. Join Beasley Bear and Far Enough Farm’s newest furry and fuzzy residents as they celebrate Centreville Amusement Park, open daily starting June 1st. Ride the brand new Toronto Island Mine Coaster, the essential Log Flume experience, classic Centreville Train and more. Contest closed. See winners.
Redpath Waterfront Festival Contest

Redpath Waterfront Festival Contest

Come to the Redpath Waterfront Festival and Party on the Promenade as we open Toronto’s newly revitalized waterfront June 19-21, 2015. Enter for your chance to win a Redpath Waterfront Festival prize pack that includes: a Festival T Shirt, a Festival Drawstring Bag, 2 prime area passes to one of Trevor Tordjman’s Hiphop workshops and 2 Wine & Spirits Passes for the Toronto Wine & Spirit Festival at Sugar Beach. Contest closed. See winner.
Nerf Rebelle Super Soaker Tri Threat Blaster Contest

Nerf Rebelle Super Soaker Tri Threat Blaster Contest

Enter for a chance to win a Nerf Rebelle Super Soaker Tri Threat Blaster! The Nerf Rebelle Super Soaker Tri Threat Blaster is a pump-action water blaster crossbow that shoots from each end of the blaster's crossbow arms. A third stream blasts from the center barrel. With three streams of water, this water blaster delivers a deluge of water that will soak your opponents in a backyard water battle. Contest closed. See winner.