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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!

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

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

2022 Top Toys Guide

2022 Top Toys for Kids Holiday Guide

We’ve rounded up some of the hottest toys for your 2022 holiday shopping along with a few more of our favourites. Some of these toys are selling out

Ontario Christmas Markets

The Best Holiday Markets of 2022

Holiday and Christmas markets are wonderful events to find unique Christmas gifts. In the past few years many markets had to go virtual but 2022 brings us many

What's ON Holidays

Holiday Event Fun Guide

It’s the season for festive events and holiday outings. This year the GTA has some magical new events, along with annual favourites that you and your family are sure to enjoy. Most events require advance tickets so be sure to plan ahead!

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!)

Win a Family 4-Pack to Glow Christmas

One Winner will Receive a Family Pass to see Glow Christmas! Boasting more than a million twinkling lights formed into shapes and sculptures that celebrate Christmas around the

Winter Light Festivals in Ontario

Brighten up the long dark days of winter by visiting a Festival of Lights! These magical events are an experience that kids and couples shouldn’t miss, and with more and more events being held each year it’s easy to find one (or two!) near you!

Winter Skating under-the-Gardiner Opens this Month

The Bentway, Toronto’s favourite cold-season hotspot, opens for skating in December   The Bentway welcomes back local neighbours and fun-seekers for its fifth year of winter programming, launching Saturday,

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!

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

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,

2022 Top Toys Guide

2022 Top Toys for Kids Holiday Guide

We’ve rounded up some of the hottest toys for your 2022 holiday shopping along with a few more of our favourites. Some of these toys are selling out fast,

Ontario Christmas Markets

The Best Holiday Markets of 2022

Holiday and Christmas markets are wonderful events to find unique Christmas gifts. In the past few years many markets had to go virtual but 2022 brings us many more

What's ON Holidays

Holiday Event Fun Guide

It’s the season for festive events and holiday outings. This year the GTA has some magical new events, along with annual favourites that you and your family are sure to enjoy. Most events require advance tickets so be sure to plan ahead!

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!)

Win a Family 4-Pack to Glow Christmas

One Winner will Receive a Family Pass to see Glow Christmas! Boasting more than a million twinkling lights formed into shapes and sculptures that celebrate Christmas around the world,

Winter Light Festivals in Ontario

Brighten up the long dark days of winter by visiting a Festival of Lights! These magical events are an experience that kids and couples shouldn’t miss, and with more and more events being held each year it’s easy to find one (or two!) near you!

Kids Events and Fun Things To Do in Toronto, York Region, Peel, Durham, Halton, Simcoe County and Southern Ontario for Families.

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Featured Events

Winter Carnival
Dec 23, 2022 
to Jan 8, 2023
A Next Generation Leahy Christmas
Dec 17, 2022 
to Dec 17, 2022
Glow Christmas
Nov 30, 2022 
to Dec 31, 2022
Cavalcade of Lights
Nov 26, 2022 
to Jan 7, 2023
Holiday Nights of Lights
Nov 25, 2022 
to Jan 7, 2023

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