Holiday & Winter Guide 2019

Celebrate the season with our Holiday and Winter Guide! Foster plenty of festive memories with the kids this year. Our guide has heaps of special events & festivals, stage shows, Santa sightings, holiday markets, and more to make the season bright. You'll also find Winter camps for kids, seasonal recipes and crafts, a shopping and toy guide, and much more. Don't forget to enter our fabulous holiday contests and toy giveaways! During the break, you can even plan your kids' after-school programs in January.


Winter Break Camps 
Holiday Promotions 
Winter Break Fun
Holiday & Seasonal Events
More Holiday Events & Seasonal Things To Do
Gift Ideas and Toy Guide
Holiday Recipes and Crafts
12 Day of Christmas Toy Giveaway
More Holiday Contests and Giveaways
January 2019 Program Registration

More Info on Winter Break Camps
These winter break camps keep children busy—and give you a break!—during this year's holiday recess. City kids can join the circus, design video games, make art and projects, play sports, learn all about science, and more. Most off all, they'll have a blast during this year's winter break! More

​​Looking for more Winter Break Camps? Click here to browse our Winter Camps Directory.





More Holiday & Seasonal Events
From Nutcracker shows and winter festivals, to meeting Santa in his workshop, tap into the magic of the season at any one of these ultimate holiday and Christmas events. More

Free (or Cheap) Holiday Events​
Start your holiday countdown by crossing off one of these can’t-miss free things to do, in and around the city. More

Where's Santa? Greater Toronto Area Santa Sightings​​
Santa Claus is coming to town, and he's making his list and checking it twice. Find out where you can catch a glimpse of the jolly one or snap a photo with him. Details are subject to change, and many holiday events can sell out quickly. More

Shop at these Holiday & Christmas Markets
Many of these winter bazaars offer perks such as entertainment, kids' activities, mouthwatering treats for purchase, and more, in addition to one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones. More

Best Nutcracker Shows for Kids
The classic Tchaikovsky ballet hits stages all over the GTA this season and whether you’re continuing a tradition or starting a new one, there's a production for you! This family-friendly holiday ballet tells a dreamy tale of dancing toys, mischievous mice, and beautiful ballerinas. More


Looking for gift ideas for kids? Let us make your holiday shopping a little easier with the perfect presents for the season. Toy suggestions for kids of every age, by theme... More


It's the most wonderful time of the year and we’re launching our annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway! Take a break from the stressful gift-shopping activities and try your luck at winning one of these fabulous toys just in time for Christmas. More

This Holiday Season, we're giving away some great prizes! From attractions tickets, to stage shows, family outings and more toys, there's something for everyone to enjoy! Enter these amazing giveaways for a chance to win before the holidays end! More


Countdown to Christmas
Keep your kids excited about the Christmas season with a calendar filled with sweet surprises and goodies for every day in December! Here are 10 projects for creating the perfect advent calendar. More

10 Fun Holiday Candy Crafts
Looking for a creative activity to do with kids that's both fun and tasty? These Holiday and Christmast crafts are edible – made from none other than candy! More

10 Christmas Morning Breakfasts​
This roundup of great Holiday breakfasts, including Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer pancakes will inspire the most non-crafty parent. Get creative with these 10 Christmas morning eats! More

10 Rice Krispies Holiday Treats
​Need some last-minute Christmas and Holiday treats? Here are 10 must-make Rice Krispies recipes you're sure to love. Rice Krispies make super simple (and super delicious) holiday-themed treats! More

Gingerbread Cookie Inspired Sweets
Gingerbread cookies are a must-have dessert for the holidays! But there are so many other ways to enjoy the sweet and spicy flavour of gingerbread. More

Christmas Cookie Pops
What's better than Christmas cookies? Christmas Cookie Pops, of course! Cookie Pops are quick, easy, kid-friendly treats you can make together this holiday season. It's a fun cookie to make and decorate. Kids will love helping make them and eating them. More

Merry Holiday Treats
Spend quality time with your kids this Holiday season baking adorable and festive treats. From reindeer donuts to melting snowmen cookies, strawberry Santas, and Christmas tree sugar cones, check out these 12 creative recipes to make with little ones! More

Santa Inspired Recipes
Ready to spread some Christmas cheer? Start your holiday cooking with these simple treats and foods inspired by good ole Saint Nick himself. Here are 10 cool foods that look like Santa Claus. More

Handmade Christmas Card Ideas
Let your kids and grandkids get involved in the Holiday preparations by making their own Christmas cards. All they need to send season’s greetings is a creative spirit and some Holiday cheer! Here are 12 ideas... More

10 Things To Do With Christmas Cookie Cutters
Use your cookie cutters in a new way this Christmas. They just might be the most versatile tools in your kitchen, not to mention the cutest. So brighten your holidays with these 10 fun ideas! More

15 Holiday Crafts for Kids
We’re into the holiday season, which means craftiness abounds! Don't overlook kids’ holiday crafting this year. We've got 15 cute and fun holiday projects. These fab kiddie DIYs will keep little hands busy this entire month! More


Looking ahead to 2020 for After-School and Weekend Programs for kids? Check out the following extra-curricular classes that are now open for registration!


Looking for more Classes & Programs for January? Click here to browse our Directories.

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