Important Notice – Ontario 
Effective Jan 5, 2022, Ontario returns to a Modified Step Two restriction plan for 21 days. Many events and programs will be canceled and venues closed during this time. Please keep this in consideration when reading our guides and check venue websites before heading out.

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Springfest TO Contest

Win a Family Pass to SpringFEST TO

Enter for a chance to win a family 4-pack to SpringFest TO! Springfest is the GTA’s #1 rated March Break Fun Park! Located in Markham and back for its 17th year there will be fun for the whole family including inflatables, mechanical rides, midway games, arts and crafts, stage shows,

Dinosaurs set to Roar Again for March Break

Bigger and Better Dinosaur Drive-Thru arrives at Bingemans March 11 THEMUSEUM is excited to announce they will once again move offsite and collaborate to bring the ever-popular Dinosaur Drive-Thru back to Bingemans this coming March.  This time, the Dinosaur Drive-Thru will be bigger and better including a longer journey through an authentic park setting. The

Scouts Canada Winter Skills

Scouts Canada Challenges Kids to Level Up their Winter Outdoor Skills

The four-week challenge is designed to let families choose how they participate, giving kids something to look forward, no matter how the pandemic evolves Scouts Canada is challenging young people to get outdoors this winter and learn new skills with a new four-week outdoor skills challenge, Claim the Flame, launching on

Disney on Ice Let's Celebrate

Disney On Ice Rescheduled for August 2022

Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party, which would have been performed between January 28 – 30, 2022 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, has been rescheduled due to capacity restrictions in Ontario that affect entertainment venues. In it’s place, Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate will be coming to the

Family Ice Fishing Ontario

Ontario Family Ice Fishing Events

During the February Ontario Family Fishing Event families can try ice fishing without the need for a fishing license! This is great way to try out the fun sport together as a family.

Snow Tube Hills Ontario

Winter Tubing in Southern Ontario

It’s time to dig out the toboggans and enjoy the powder while it lasts. Find toboggan hills in York and Durham Regions as well as some Toronto toboggan hills you can check out for a fun filled day with the family.

Ski and snowboard resorts on York Region and Durham

Winter Fun Guide: Skiing & Snowboarding

Family Time on the Slopes – Skiing has become our favourite family activity. Southern Ontario has hills big enough for the whole family to have plenty of fun on and many offer private and group lessons. Find Ski & Snowboarding in Southern Ontario…

What's ON Weekend Fun Guide

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!

Cross-country nordic ski trails

Winter Fun Guide: Cross-Country Nordic Ski Trails

Heading into the forest in the winter can be an almost magical outing for the whole family. Bring along a camera to capture the quite beauty of the forest this time of the year. Find a trail for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing below, forest tracts make great winter (and summer) hikes as well.

Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass

The Canadian Ski Council SnowPass is here – offering 4th and 5th graders three complimentary lift tickets at each of the 150 participating ski areas, all across Canada.

Outdoor Skating Rinks

Winter Fun Guide: Outdoor Skating Rinks

An ever growing guide to outdoor natural and synthetic skating rinks in York Region, Durham, Toronto, Peel and Halton Region. Find a rink near you to spend a fun, fresh, memorable day with the family!

Gingerbread houses

Festive Gingerbread House Ideas

Thinking of making a Gingerbread House for the Holidays? A quick peek on Pinterest will either inspire you or have you second-guessing yourself – there are so many stunning, picture-perfect creative gingerbread houses! See below for just a few of the absolutely gorgeous gingerbread creations we found… Need more gingerbread

Festive Events in Cambridge

Fun & Festive Things to Do in Waterloo Region this Holiday Season

As our communities cautiously re-open, the holiday spirit is sweeping over Waterloo Region with a full slate of safe themed events and attractions to help boost your spirits! “The holidays are truly a magical time of year, and after the past couple of years we have had, we can all

Holiday Top Toys for Christmas

Top Kids Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Find the top toys this year for all the kids on your Christmas holiday shopping list! We’ve gathered some of the hottest toys this year along with some other favourites. Some of these toys are selling out fast, but as of this publishing, they are all still available at the

Toronto Family New Years Guide

New Years Family Event Guide

Celebrate the New Year with the whole family at a first night family event or free skate. Find an event near you in our local guide to family friendly New Year’s Celebrations and Free Skating events in and around the GTA!

Winter Break Camps Guide

Winter Break Camps Guide

It’s time to start thinking about Winter Break and how to keep the kids busy over the two week school holiday. Most camps offer both single day and full-week programs. See below for a selection of kids programs in the GTA and be sure to also check our Kids Directories and

Little Canada Opens its borders

Little Canada Opens Its Borders

Toronto’s newest big attraction, Little Canada, has opened its doors at long last; giants and little ones alike can satisfy their wanderlust by visiting Canada’s striking landscapes and intricate landmarks by simply heading to downtown Toronto.

Canadian Christmas Books for Kids

Canadian Christmas Books for Kids

There are hundreds of picture books for the Holidays – but only a few that have a Canadian twist! View a few fun favourites in this round-up. Add one to your storytime library to get the kids in the mood for the festive day! (Not that they usually need much help!)

Dino Holiday

Dino Holiday Comes to the Markham Fairgrounds

It’s beginning to look at alot like… Dinosaurs? YUP!!  If you have a dinosaur fan in your family they are going to LOVE this festive event that is coming to the GTA this holiday season! Dino Holiday is Canada’s largest indoor Dinosaur Park, with 50,000 sq ft of indoor fun for

Springfest TO Contest

Win a Family Pass to SpringFEST TO

Enter for a chance to win a family 4-pack to SpringFest TO! Springfest is the GTA’s #1 rated March Break Fun Park! Located in Markham

Dinosaurs set to Roar Again for March Break

Bigger and Better Dinosaur Drive-Thru arrives at Bingemans March 11 THEMUSEUM is excited to announce they will once again move offsite and collaborate to bring the

Disney on Ice Let's Celebrate

Disney On Ice Rescheduled for August 2022

Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party, which would have been performed between January 28 – 30, 2022 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, has been

Family Ice Fishing Ontario

Ontario Family Ice Fishing Events

During the February Ontario Family Fishing Event families can try ice fishing without the need for a fishing license! This is great way to try out the fun sport together as a family.

Snow Tube Hills Ontario

Winter Tubing in Southern Ontario

It’s time to dig out the toboggans and enjoy the powder while it lasts. Find toboggan hills in York and Durham Regions as well as some Toronto toboggan hills you can check out for a fun filled day with the family.

Ski and snowboard resorts on York Region and Durham

Winter Fun Guide: Skiing & Snowboarding

Family Time on the Slopes – Skiing has become our favourite family activity. Southern Ontario has hills big enough for the whole family to have plenty of fun on and many offer private and group lessons. Find Ski & Snowboarding in Southern Ontario…

What's ON Weekend Fun Guide

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!

Cross-country nordic ski trails

Winter Fun Guide: Cross-Country Nordic Ski Trails

Heading into the forest in the winter can be an almost magical outing for the whole family. Bring along a camera to capture the quite beauty of the forest this time of the year. Find a trail for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing below, forest tracts make great winter (and summer) hikes as well.

Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass

The Canadian Ski Council SnowPass is here – offering 4th and 5th graders three complimentary lift tickets at each of the 150 participating ski areas, all across Canada.

Outdoor Skating Rinks

Winter Fun Guide: Outdoor Skating Rinks

An ever growing guide to outdoor natural and synthetic skating rinks in York Region, Durham, Toronto, Peel and Halton Region. Find a rink near you to spend a fun, fresh, memorable day with the family!

Gingerbread houses

Festive Gingerbread House Ideas

Thinking of making a Gingerbread House for the Holidays? A quick peek on Pinterest will either inspire you or have you second-guessing yourself – there

Holiday Top Toys for Christmas

Top Kids Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Find the top toys this year for all the kids on your Christmas holiday shopping list! We’ve gathered some of the hottest toys this year

Toronto Family New Years Guide

New Years Family Event Guide

Celebrate the New Year with the whole family at a first night family event or free skate. Find an event near you in our local guide to family friendly New Year’s Celebrations and Free Skating events in and around the GTA!

Winter Break Camps Guide

Winter Break Camps Guide

It’s time to start thinking about Winter Break and how to keep the kids busy over the two week school holiday. Most camps offer both

Little Canada Opens its borders

Little Canada Opens Its Borders

Toronto’s newest big attraction, Little Canada, has opened its doors at long last; giants and little ones alike can satisfy their wanderlust by visiting Canada’s striking landscapes and intricate landmarks by simply heading to downtown Toronto.

Canadian Christmas Books for Kids

Canadian Christmas Books for Kids

There are hundreds of picture books for the Holidays – but only a few that have a Canadian twist! View a few fun favourites in this round-up. Add one to your storytime library to get the kids in the mood for the festive day! (Not that they usually need much help!)

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