Ultimate Spring Playlist




Just as flowers blossom all over town in Spring, so do great activities for Toronto and GTA families. There's no reason to leave the the city to get a taste of outdoor fun. We've rounded up the best seasonal activities for families. You'll find it all here. Keep checking back for updated content!

Your Go-To Guide to Family-Friendly Fun this Spring!

Edit ModuleShow Tags
25 Fun Things to do this Spring (2015)

25 Fun Things to do this Spring (2015)

Catch Spring fever with these 25 fun activities.
50 Fresh Ideas for Spring Fun (2014)

50 Fresh Ideas for Spring Fun (2014)

Spring is in the air! After a long, snowy Winter, nothing is as welcomed—nor as well-deserved—as the arrival of Springtime. Here are 50 reasons to get psyched for this season...
50 Things to Do When it Rains

50 Things to Do When it Rains

Our readers share their best ideas for indoor rainy day activities.
5 Activities for Kids on Earth Day

5 Activities for Kids on Earth Day

Earth Day 2013 is on April 22. Kids can celebrate Earth Day by learning about how to save the planet and protect the environment. Here are 5 activities to get started...
5 Fun Petting Zoos and Farms

5 Fun Petting Zoos and Farms

It's Spring so grab your kiddos (and a camera) and head out to visit the baby animals! Get ready to encounter some animal fun of the cute kind! 5 great sites where kids can connect with animals.
5 Great Hiking Trails to Explore

5 Great Hiking Trails to Explore

Need an outdoor activity that will get the kids away from the TV and enjoying the great outdoors? Go on.a hike!
A Spring Nature Hunt

A Spring Nature Hunt

Organize a fun scavenger hunt with your kids and their friends to spot items specifically related to the Spring season, to encourage them to get out and discover what nature looks like.
Best Family Picnic Spots

Best Family Picnic Spots

Pack blankets, bites and refreshments for an alfresco feast at one of these great picnic spots. We've scouted five fabulous family picnic sites in and around the city.
Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms

Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms

There isn't a more delightful way to enjoy the onset of Spring than seeing the beautiful cherry blossoms flowering. Every Spring, thousands head over to High Park, to witness the beautiful cherry blossoms.
Celebrate Earth Month

Celebrate Earth Month

Happy Earth Month! The city comes alive with many events to celebrate Earth Month and Earth Day. Kids learn about how they can help protect the environment and how your family can become more green.
Doors Open Toronto 2015

Doors Open Toronto 2015

Doors Open announces its lineup of buildings and enhanced programming. In honour of this Summer's TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, this year's theme is Sports, Recreation, and Leisure.
Easter 2015 Events

Easter 2015 Events

The Easter bunny is on his way to help you celebrate the season! There are plenty of eggs, goodies, and more to enjoy this time of the year. Here are the coolest events happening in and around the city.
Egg Decorating... The Natural Way

Egg Decorating... The Natural Way

What would be Easter without decorating and colouring eggs? Did you know that there are many homemade dyes you can use to decorate your eggs naturally?
Family Fun During Bike Month

Family Fun During Bike Month

It’s bike month! That means it’s time to remember how great it feels to be out riding your bike! Bike Month is a yearly celebration of cycling in the Greater Toronto with hundreds of community activities.
Gardening with Kids

Gardening with Kids

There is nothing that kids love more than to dig in the dirt so why not use those extra little hands to help you in the garden. Here are some tips to keep in mind when gardening with kids!
Grow an Herb Garden

Grow an Herb Garden

Growing an herb garden is a great and easy Spring activity you can do with your kids! This way, you can enjoy fresh herbs all Summer long!
Making a Terrarium

Making a Terrarium

Why not make a cool terrarium – a living landscape and miniature garden inside an enclosed glass or plastic container. There's no better way to educate kids about ecosystems than actually making one.
Maple Sugaring Season is Here!

Maple Sugaring Season is Here!

Maple sugaring season is here! Tap trees, collect sap, and see syrup made over a wood-fired evaporator. Stick around for a maple syrup sample! Stop by these locations for tree tapping and syrup tasting.
Rain, Rain, Go Away!

Rain, Rain, Go Away!

Those April Spring Showers can make some days appear to be dreary and endless. So if the rain won't go away, here are some great activities to keep the kids busy.
Reconnect your Kids with Nature!

Reconnect your Kids with Nature!

If your kids have been spending many of the Winter days cooped up watching TV, here are some fun ways to get them outdoors and to reconnect with nature this Spring!
Spring 2015 Consignment Sales

Spring 2015 Consignment Sales

It's Spring! Time to clean out your closets! Then head to a children's consignment sale and make money on your children's outgrown clothing, toys, baby furniture, and more! Find a few bargains for yourself!
Spring Fun!

Spring Fun!

Spring is here! Celebrate the return of sunlight, the buds and the birds with these warm weather activities. They will help your kids enjoy the upcoming Spring days.


Theme-Inspired Gardens for Kids

Theme-Inspired Gardens for Kids


The entire family can share the joy of gardening! Here are some great ideas to create a theme garden with a selection of fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers!
Toronto & GTA Farmers' Markets

Toronto & GTA Farmers' Markets

Make the most of the Spring harvest by hitting up some of the city's very best green markets, many of which open for the season beginning in May. Bring the kids along and peruse the plentiful fruits and veggies.
Toronto International Circus Festival

Toronto International Circus Festival

HarbourKIDS presents the fascinating, freaky circus spectacle of Toronto's International Circus Festival, May 16-18. A fascinating spectacle of the circus for those curious enough to venture through.
Victoria Day Long Weekend Fun

Victoria Day Long Weekend Fun

Victoria Day weekend is May 16 to 18! Even though there's still over a month of school and Spring still ahead, Summer has unofficially begun. Best bets for Victoria Day long weekend...
With April Comes Spring Showers!

With April Comes Spring Showers!

With Spring comes rain, and rain means kids are cooped up inside. Here are a few fun ideas to do to keep kids busy on "wet" days! Your kids will never dread another rainy day again.