Parents guide to Events and Things to Do for Kids and Families in Toronto, York Region, Durham, Halton, Peel & Simcoe County.

August Festivals

August Fairs & Festivals

It’s the last month of the summer, time to get out with the family and enjoy the last of the long, warm days! We’ve rounded up the top family festivals in Toronto and the surrounding area. You’ll find loads of summer fun to add to your family calendar.

GTA Lavender Fields

Visit a Lavender Farm In & Around The GTA

Visiting lavender fields makes for a colourful day trip or weekend getaway from the city! Whether with the family or just you and your special someone, experience incredible views of lavender stretched

Ontario Drive-In Movie Theatres

Drive-In Theatres are open again! Visit one of these true classics for a family night out that will go down in the memory books, or better yet make it a regular tradition! You’ll find theatres within 45 minutes to an hour and half from the GTA and are open Spring through Fall.

Peach Farms in ontario pick your own

Where to Pick Peaches in Southern Ontario

Late July through to September is peach season in Ontario. You can buy local fresh peaches from farmers’ markets and even your local grocer. But a lot more fun, and educational, is

World of Barbie

Visit The World of Barbie this Summer

The world has been mesmerized by Barbie for generations and now, for the first-time fans will have the opportunity to walk in the iconic doll’s footsteps when

Run Away to the Circus this August

The Royal Canadian International Circus® 2022 under the magnificent Big Top opens in Mississauga at Dixie Outlet Mall from August 11-22 for 19 amazing shows. The GTA

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An innovative culinary school for kids and adults passionate about the art of cooking. Rooks to Cooks’ programs include In-Person summer day camps, virtual Classes, birthday parties + more!

What’s ON this Weekend

Your weekend guide to family fun in and around the Toronto area. Updated each week to bring you the latest family events, activities, festivals, fairs, kids shows and fun things to do with the kids. Find Fun close to Home with Child’s Life!

Across The Pond
Aug 25, 2022 
to Aug 25, 2022
Family Sundays Global Sounds and Stories
Aug 21, 2022 
to Aug 21, 2022
Stomp N' Stampede
Aug 13, 2022 
to Aug 13, 2022
Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate
Aug 30, 2022 
to Sep 2, 2022
Festival of South Asia
Jul 23, 2022 
to Jul 24, 2022
Food Truck Frenzy
Jul 23, 2022 
to Jul 23, 2022
Superbike Doubleheader Weekend
Aug 12, 2022 
to Aug 14, 2022
Elora Riverfest
Aug 19, 2022 
to Aug 21, 2022
Keeping Kids Hydrated during a heatwave

Keep Kids Hydrated and Safe During a Heatwave

Are you Keeping Your Kids Cool? Young children are more susceptible to dehydration and becoming ill in hot weather than healthy adults. Children’s bodies don’t tend to cool down as efficiently which leaves them more at risk than during a summer heatwave.

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Music education for all ages, from infants to seniors! Specializing in research-based curriculums, teaching Yamaha, Kindermusik, and Suzuki as well as preparing students for the Royal Conservatory examination.

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GTA’s Premier Zip line and Aerial Adventure park with high and low ropes as well as zip lines for ages 3 to 103. Zip Lines, Birthday Parties, Archery, Summer Camp and more!

Kids Events, Programs, Camps and Things to Do in Toronto, York Region, Durham, Halton, Peel & Simcoe County for Families.

Featured Events

Stomp N' Stampede
Aug 13, 2022 
to Aug 13, 2022
Taste of Portugal at Canada's Wonderland
Aug 13, 2022 
to Aug 14, 2022
Immersive King Tut
Aug 10, 2022 
to Oct 30, 2022
Dance Together Festival
Aug 6, 2022 
to Aug 6, 2022
TD JerkFest
Aug 5, 2022 
to Aug 7, 2022

Kids Camps & Programs

Rooks to Cooks In-Person Summer Cooking Camps
Rooks to Cooks In-Person Summer Cooking Camps
Asbury & West United Church
Ripley's Aquarium camps
Ripley's Aquarium Camps
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Make Art Summer Camps
Make Art Craft Club Summer Camp
Kidz Kove Childcare + Playcentre
Power of Words Academy – Book a FREE Assessment
Power of Words Academy – Book a FREE Assessment
Multiple Venues in the GTA
Illustration Art Intensives – Virtual Summer Camp for Teens
Illustration Art Intensives – Virtual Summer Camp for Teens
Winged Canvas | Virtual Art School
Beach Volleyball FUNdamentals Club 2022
Beach Volleyball FUNdamentals Club 2022
Marie Curtis Park

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