Planet Ice: Mysteries of the Ice Ages at Ontario Science Centre

Planet Ice: Mysteries of the Ice Ages is now open at the Ontario Science Centre.

It's the last long weekend of the summer so it's time for some serious family fun! The latest fun things families can do this coming weekend ... virtual and in-person events, and suggested activities.


NEW EVENTS


Sugar Rush Toronto

  • Last weekend - Closes September 6!
  • Square One Shopping Centre
  • $ - See website

​An immersive open-air experience your family and friends will not soon forget! A vibrant walk through 50,000 square feet of pure Candytropolis featuring colourful installations, one-of-a kind art displays, live performances, custom parade floats, and candy-powered interactions. Save 15% with code T4K15More


Movies in the Park Aurora

  • Friday, September 3rd, 2021 @ 9:30 pm
  • 333 Commerce Drive, Aurora
  • Free

Drive In Movie for Friday is: Movie Feature: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (PG). All movies are free of charge. Pre-registration is required. More


Planet Ice: Mysteries of the Ice Ages at Ontario Science Centre

  • All Weekend
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • $ - See website

Grab your heaviest parka and prepare for a chilly journey through time with Planet Ice: Mysteries of the Ice Ages! New exhibition at the Ontario Science Centre! More


Beyond Monet

  • Now open until October 3, 2021
  • Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  • $29.99 to $99.99

A three part multi-sensory experience that combines music, sound effects, and projection, Beyond Monet brings guests on an unforgettable journey through the artist's most iconic works. More


Vaughan Film Festival Drive-In

  • Friday, September 3rd to Sunday, September 5th, 2021
  • Vaughan Film Festival Drive-In
  • $40+service fee per car

The VFF Drive-In Presented by QuadReal is running every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in September and features a different theme each weekend. More


Admission is Free on Sunday at Bata Shoe Museum

  • Sunday, September 5th, 2021 — all day
  • Bata Shoe Museum
  • Free

Discover the treasures of North America's charming and surprising shoe museum. Hundreds of shoes (from a collection numbering over 14,000) are on exhibit More


Camp in a Box at the BSM!

  • Extended to September 5th!
  • Bata Shoe Museum
  • Free

The Bata Shoe Museum has launched CAMP IN A SHOEBOX! Check out their YouTube channel every Sunday for new videos where kids can make fun shoe-themed crafts. More


Gardiner Goes Outside - Family Days

  • Ends September 5th!
  • Gardiner Museum
  • Free

Get the family together for outdoor art-making on the Gardiner Plaza, with new activities and themes each week. More


ONGOING EVENTS


CNE Connected

  • Until March 2022
  • Online
  • $Free + Paid Options

Introducing the 2021 online offering, CNE Connected – a membership with both free and paid virtual content packed with online experiences from Canadian performers/artists, kids content creators, local chefs and much more! More


TAIWANfest Toronto - Re-Think Asia

  • Until September 6, 2021
  • Virtual - Online
  • Free

TAIWANfest is an annual event held in Toronto usually at the Harbourfront Centre, providing a platform for dialogue about arts and culture. This year's program is digital. Programs are family oriented! More


 Terra Lumina at The Toronto Zoo

  • Extended until October 10, 2021
  • Toronto Zoo
  • $24.99 and up

After the animals go to sleep, the Toronto Zoo transforms, inspiring visitors to become the seeds of change. On twilight evenings, step through a portal of light into 2099, a time when the world glows with possibility. More


The Brain Project

  • Until September 8, 2021
  • Various Locations
  • Free

The Brain Project has returned to the streets of Toronto! Everyone is welcome to visit several brain sculptures at various locations in the GTA including: Yonge and St. Clair, Yorkville Village, Ontario Place, Don Mills & Nathan Phillip Square. More


Playing in Public at Bentway

  • Daily until September 26, 2021
  • Bentway + Various locations
  • Free

Playing in Public is a neighbourhood exhibition that explores the history and future of play, and its role in shaping decisions about public space. More


Queen's Park Outdoors

  • Weekdays until September 3, 2021
  • Legislative Assembly of Ontario
  • Free

Join us outdoors this summer as we explore the grounds of Ontario's parliament. Learn about the history of the site, the work of parliament and more. More


Great Whales Up Close and Personal at the ROM

  • New exhibition now open!
  • ROM
  • $Free with admission

With hands-on interactives and immersive experiences, Great Whales compares these three unique giants, from their size and diet to their intelligence and evolution, while highlighting the extensive ongoing research and conservation efforts being undertaken to save these highly at-risk mammals. More


Ontario Place Summer Live Music Festival

  • Until September 6, 2021
  • Ontario Place - East Island, next to the Vista Eatery
  • Free

Ontario Place has partnered with Toronto Undergraduate Jazz Fest (TUJF) and SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival to bring you Ontario’s longest summer live music festival this year, at our beautiful waterfront location. More


Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit

  • Select days until October 11, 2021
  • 1 Yonge Street
  • Tickets start at $35

For little art lovers! 600,000 cubic feet of stunning projections that illuminate and animating the masterpieces of Vincent Van Gogh. More


Marvel Avengers Station Canada

  • Daily until September 12, 2021
  • Yorkdale Mall
  • $39.55 and up

Calling all Avengers fans! Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. will be available to the public beginning on July 29, 2021 at Yorkdale Shopping Centre. More


Tim Hortons Presents Concerts in the Parking Lot

  • Thursdays until September 9th, 2021
  • Richmond Hill GO Station Overflow Parking Lot
  • Free

Concerts in the Parking Lot offers a drive-in concert experience in the Richmond Hill GO Station’s overflow parking lot. Come together as a community while enjoying traditional ‘Concerts in the Park’ style-events from the comfort of your vehicle. On July 29, there's a family concert with Splash N' Boots. More


Happy 10 MCS

  • Until September 6, 2021
  • Celebration Square Mississauga
  • Free

Celebration Square Mississauga is turning 10! There are celebratory activities taking place at the Square throughout the season... More


Toronto Public Libraries - Summer Wonder: Programs for Kids 6-12

  • Various dates until September 4, 2021
  • Online
  • Free

Summer is a great time to explore and discover new interests as a family. Summer Wonder offers free, online programs and activities to do together all summer long. More


Brampton's Fitness in the Park

  • Daily until October 31st, 2021
  • Various Locations
  • Free

Join us for FREE open air workouts, seven days a week. The City of Brampton has reintroduced an extended offering of summer favourite, Fitness in the Park, a free outdoor fitness program. Open to residents & non-residents, ages 6+. More


ACTIVITIES


Watch Cinderella on Prime Video

A modern movie musical with a bold take on the classic fairy tale. Our ambitious heroine has big dreams and with the help of her fab Godmother, she perseveres to make them come true. Starts Friday, September 3. More


Go Apple Picking

With many orchards to choose from, families can head a short distance within the GTA for their choice of places to pick their own apples ― from late August through mid-October. More


Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Shang-Chi, the master of unarmed weaponry-based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organization. Opens in theatres on Friday, September 3. More


Make Back To School Crafts

It’s back to school time! Here are fun back to school crafts that kids are sure to love! More


Check out Last-Minute Activities to Close out the Summer

Even though summer's end is near, there's still time to fit some of these activities in! Here are 15 summertime experiences to have with your kids before it turns colder, because that's when it ends! More


Check out Sugar Rush Toronto

Feast your eyes on a whirl of giant lollipops, cupcakes and all things sugar! A Candy-Themed Outdoor Experience: Sugar Rush has just opened! More


Make Carnival and Fair Foods

It's that time of the year where we would be enjoying amazing foods at the CNE! We can't this year but that doesn't mean you can't get those tastes into your own kitchen... Make your own! More


Have a Late Summer Backyard Campout

Enjoy a last starry summer night before it's time to hit the books with these fun activities. More


Go Treetop Treeking!

Looking for a fun and COVID-safe outdoor adventure? Treetop Trekking parks are open. The Brampton Park in particular is a huge adventure park that features 6 aerial courses, ziplines, and plenty of activities for kids ages 9+. Book now as spaces are limited. More


Go to Treewalk Village for Kids

It's the ultimate tree house adventure. Children and the young at heart can let their imagination lead the way while exploring magical tree house villages! More


Go to the CN Tower

The family pass has been extended through September! For visitors wanting to get a bird's eye view of the city, while enjoying all that the CN Tower has to offer ― a summer visit is a must! More


See Paw Patrol: The Movie

The PAW Patrol fights to save the citizens of Adventure City and stop Mayor Humdinger from destroying the bustling metropolis. Now playing! More


Go to Black Creek Pioneer Village

Visitors can immerse themselves back to the 1860s and explore an authentically re-created country village of the Toronto region. More


Go Ziplining

If you're feeling the itch for an adrenaline rush, this fully immersive outdoor experience is an exciting new way to see the world! More


Go to a Waterpark

Head to one of these water parks or water play areas in the GTA for your ultimate water adventure. More


Visit a City Attraction

Toronto and GTA attractions are opening their doors. Here's what you need to know ... opening dates and summer highlights not to be missed! All tickets must be pre-booked online. More


Go See the Animals!

While things aren’t quite yet back to normal, zoos and animal attractions are welcoming guests with some new guidelines in place. When the kids ask to go see the animals ... here's where to go! More


Check out our Summer FUN Guide!

Find fun things to do that will keep the entire family busy this summer with the help of our Summer FUN Guide! More


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