Free Family Events in the GTA

Free Family Event Guide GTA

Local guide to FREE events for kids and families

Sometimes the best things in life are free! 

Find kids events in Toronto, Mississauga, York Region, Durham, Halton and Surrounding Areas in our family guide. Check back often (this list is updated frequently) to see where you can grab some fun with the kids on a shoestring!

Town of Orangeville Earth Day Tree Planting

Town of Orangeville Earth Day Tree Planting

Start:
Apr 27, 2019
End:
Apr 27, 2019
Venue:
Fendley Park
Join us to connect with neighbours and give back to the community at the annual Earth Day Tree Planting. Planting trees are one of the best ways neighbours can help build a healthy community ...
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One Million Trees Earth Day

One Million Trees Earth Day

Start:
Apr 27, 2019
End:
Apr 27, 2019
Venue:
Willowvale Fields
Join Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and the City of Mississauga at the One Million Trees Earth Day Celebration at Willowvale Fields in Ward 6! Gather your friends and family on Saturday, April 27, 2019, ...
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Muskoka Maple Festival

Muskoka Maple Festival

Start:
Apr 27, 2019
End:
Apr 27, 2019
Venue:
Downtown Huntsville
Mark Saturday April 27th on your calendar and plan to head to historic downtown Huntsville for the 2019 Muskoka Maple Festival! This family friendly event celebrates the culmination of the maple harvest in Muskoka ...
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TBG’s Family Earth Day Celebration

TBG’s Family Earth Day Celebration

Start:
Apr 27, 2019
End:
Apr 27, 2019
Venue:
Toronto Botanical Garden
Celebrate Earth Day at TBG’s family-friendly event! Help plant the Teaching Garden Create nature crafts with DiscoverAbility Learn about urban wildlife with Toronto and Region Conservation Listen to nature-themed stories told by Don Mills ...
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Earthbound Kids Spring Open House

Earthbound Kids Spring Open House

Start:
Apr 28, 2019
End:
Apr 28, 2019
Venue:
Earthbound Kids
Join us on April 28 at Earthbound Kids to enjoy some fun on the farm at our Spring Open House! Our spring Open House will include outdoor play, pony rides*, sports, meet the farm ...
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Earth Day at Downsview Park

Start:
Apr 28, 2019
End:
Apr 28, 2019
Venue:
Downsview Park
For more than 15 years, Earth Day at Downsview Park has been a go-to event for families looking to get involved in the world’s largest environmental movement. This year, the Park is excited to ...
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Ramadan Festival

Start:
Apr 28, 2019
End:
Apr 28, 2019
Venue:
Woodbine Banquet Hall
A fun packed day for all family! One stop for all your needs for Ramadan & Eid Shopping. We have some of the best vendors offering a great assortment of gifts, crafts, clothes, jewellery, ...
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Ajax Green Living Days

Start:
Apr 26, 2019
End:
Apr 28, 2019
Venue:
Multiple Locations
Ajax Green Living days falls on the week after Earth Day which is celebrated each year on April 22. Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, with Earth Day Canada first being celebrated in 1980. Since, ...
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Taylor Academy Play-a-thon

Start:
May 4, 2019
End:
May 4, 2019
Venue:
Royal Conservatory of Music
Taylor Academy students will come together for eight hours of music making on Bloor Street. Students, alumni, faculty, and other special guests will share the music. For more details, please visit rcmusic.com/taylor-playathon ...
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Fundraising Concert In Support Of SickKids!

Fundraising Concert In Support Of SickKids!

Start:
May 4, 2019
End:
May 4, 2019
Venue:
Vaughan Community Church
Hospital For SickKids has launched a major fundraising campaign to build new, state-of-the-art Hospital For Sick Children, and the students from 88Keys Music School want to be part of it! We invite you to ...
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Science Rendezvous at the Toronto Zoo

Science Rendezvous at the Toronto Zoo

Start:
May 11, 2019
End:
May 11, 2019
Venue:
Toronto Zoo
Take a walk on the wild side with Science Rendezvous at the Toronto Zoo. Annual festival that takes science out of the lab and onto the street! Canada's top research institutes present a coast-to-coast ...
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Museum Open House – FREE admission

Museum Open House – FREE admission

Start:
May 18, 2019
End:
May 18, 2019
Venue:
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre
Celebrate International Museum’s Day with free admission to the Museum. Learn about all the facility has to offer – rentals, summer camps, exhibits, special events and programs ...
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Uptown International Children’s Festival

Start:
May 16, 2019
End:
May 19, 2019
Venue:
Toronto Centre for the Arts
Explore the whimsical wonders of theatre with internationally-acclaimed guests this May long weekend! The Uptown International Children’s Festival, presented by TO Live, is an action-packed and fun-filled weekend where children of all ages and ...
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Fast in the 6

Start:
May 24, 2019
End:
May 24, 2019
Venue:
There’s a huge celebration happening in Toronto this May and everyone is welcome. Fast in the 6 returns to Nathan Phillips Square on May 24th with live entertainment, free food, great laughs, and a ...
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Earthbound Kids Open House 2019

Earthbound Kids May Open House

Start:
May 26, 2019
End:
May 26, 2019
Venue:
Earthbound Kids
You're invited to Earthbound Kids to enjoy some fun on the farm at our Spring Open House! Our spring Open House will include outdoor play, pony rides*, sports, meet the farm animals, BBQ lunch ...
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Free Yoga Class in Trillium Park

Start:
Jun 1, 2019
End:
Jun 1, 2019
Venue:
Ontario Place
This Summer, Ontario Place will offer FREE yoga classes in Trillium Park every Saturday and Sunday mornings along with monthly sunset sessions led by renowned yoga instructor, Alexandria Santaguida, who has had the pleasure ...
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Doors Open Whitchurch-Stouffville

Doors Open Whitchurch-Stouffville

Start:
Jun 1, 2019
End:
Jun 1, 2019
Venue:
Various locations within Whitchurch-Stouffville
FREE ADMISSION! Spend the day exploring the heritage, culture, and the community of Whitchurch-Stouffville.  Each attraction will offer a unique experience.  Participate in behind-the-scenes tours, activities, and more. For more information or a complete ...
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2019 Gutsy Walk for Crohn's and Colitis Canada - Durham Region

2019 Gutsy Walk for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada – Durham Region

Start:
Jun 2, 2019
End:
Jun 2, 2019
Venue:
Heydenshore Pavilion
Cures are steps away! Walk with us towards a future free from Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Join us on Sunday June 2, 2019, for the Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Gutsy Walk. A single ...
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2019 Gutsy Walk for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada – Toronto

Start:
Jun 2, 2019
End:
Jun 2, 2019
Venue:
Sunnybrook Park – Leslie & Eglinton Entrance
Cures are steps away! Walk with us towards a future free from Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Join us on Sunday June 2, 2019, for the Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Gutsy Walk. A single ...
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Gutsy Walk for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada – York Region

Start:
Jun 2, 2019
End:
Jun 2, 2019
Venue:
Richmond Green Park
Cures are steps away! Walk with us towards a future free from Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Join us on Sunday June 2, 2019, for the Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Gutsy Walk. A single ...
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Burlington Kite Festival

Burlington’s annual Kite Festival

Start:
Jun 2, 2019
End:
Jun 2, 2019
Venue:
Brant Hills Park
Join us for Burlington's 25th annual Kite Festival. Build a kite or bring your own and help fill the sky with colour. Join us for some free family fun, entertainment and vendors ...
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Bread and Honey Festival

Bread and Honey Festival

Start:
May 31, 2019
End:
Jun 2, 2019
Venue:
Memorial Park
Since 1973 our festival has been held annually on the first weekend in June, in the Village of Streetsville, Mississauga, Ontario. Where's the best location for fun festivities for the whole family? Come join ...
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Unionville Festival

Unionville Festival

Start:
Jun 1, 2019
End:
Jun 2, 2019
Venue:
Historic Main Street Unionville
Hey Unionville, the first weekend in June signifies "Festival Weekend" in our village. Our committee is busily planning the festival events for your enjoyment for this fabulous weekend. We'll have the traditional Saturday morning ...
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Mac n Cheese fest

Mac and Cheese Festival

Start:
Jun 7, 2019
End:
Jun 9, 2019
Venue:
Milton Fairgrounds
Canada’s largest most epic block party celebrating mac and cheese featuring top chefs (some of whom have been featured on Food Network and Netflix), unlimited rides, fun in the games area, two outdoor movie ...
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Markham Village Music Festival

Markham Village Music Festival

Start:
Jun 14, 2019
End:
Jun 15, 2019
Venue:
Main Street Markham & Morgan Park
Music and Entertainment for all ages! Friday night is a special night The Festival starts Friday night at 6 pm with The Taste of Markham, a cultural celebration. Join your neighbours and come for ...
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Pickering Village Jam Fest

Start:
Jun 14, 2019
End:
Jun 16, 2019
Venue:
Old Kingston Road
JUNE 14 - 16, 2019 FREE ADMISSION Join us for the 9th Annual Pickering Village Jam Fest taking place Father's Day weekend along Old Kingston Road. There will be live music, food trucks, vendors ...
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Fairbank Summerfest

Start:
Jun 22, 2019
End:
Jun 23, 2019
Venue:
Fairbank Village BIA
Fairbank Village BIA, a Business Improvement Area servicing Eglinton West of Dufferin is proud to announce the annual Fairbank Summerfest along Eglinton Ave W., West of Dufferin. A modern twist on a summer carnival, ...
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Black Creek Party Like its 1867

Start:
Jul 1, 2019
End:
Jul 1, 2019
Venue:
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Celebrate Canada's past and future. Special activities include an official Citizenship ceremony, traditional games and horse-drawn wagon rides ...
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Maker Festival

Maker Festival

Start:
Jul 6, 2019
End:
Jul 7, 2019
Venue:
Toronto Reference Library
Maker Festival is a celebration of Toronto's tech, DIY and maker communities. The Festival returns July 6-7, 2019 to the Toronto Reference Library, where makers will gather to show off their process and projects ...
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Night It Up!

Start:
Jul 12, 2019
End:
Jul 14, 2019
Venue:
Markham Civic Centre
Night It Up! is an outdoor festival showcasing a mosaic of delicious Asian street foods complemented by local talents’ nightly performances, styled in the vein of night markets from Taiwan, Hong Kong and across ...
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Peak to Shore

Peak To Shore Music Festival

Start:
Jul 17, 2019
End:
Jul 21, 2019
Venue:
Blue Mountain Village
Five days, 10 Venues, 30+ free concerts! Featuring some of Canada’s finest talent on stages throughout Thornbury,Blue Mountain Village and Collingwood ...
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Burlington Children’s Festival

Start:
Aug 18, 2019
End:
Aug 18, 2019
Venue:
Spencer Smith Park
Come celebrate Burlington's annual Children's Festival with a birthday party! Join us as we celebrate being a kid ...
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Creemore Springs Copper Kettle Festival

Creemore Springs Copper Kettle Festival

Start:
Aug 24, 2019
End:
Aug 24, 2019
Venue:
Downtown Creemore
There's a Party Brewing! Join us for some good old fashioned fun at the annual Creemore Springs Copper Kettle Festival. Help Creemore Springs celebrate our 31st anniversary in the beautiful village of Creemore! Poke ...
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  1. It is really important for the sake of your family that once a week, the whole family should visit some place or take part in a family activity. This will help in increasing the bond between all members.

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