what's on this weekend GTA family 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!
Santa Claus Parade Schedules GTA

Santa Claus Parade Guide

Ho Ho Ho! It's that time of year - ready or not - here comes Santa! Find a parade in your area or make it a family trip to visit somewhere new! There are so many great parades in the GTA and north of Toronto.
Christmas at Kortright

Kortright Magical Christmas Forest

  Experience the magic of Christmas at Kortright this December. The forest comes to life with lights, friendly elves and your favorite Christmas characters. Visit Santa’s...
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Christmas Train Rides and Holiday Shows

All aboard!!! Celebrate the season at a holiday train show or even a ride on a holiday train - a perfect old fashioned tradition to get you in the spirit of the season for the whole family.

Back In School – Great Kids Programs for Fall

Still looking for quality after-school programs for your child? The centres featured below have spaces available in a wide range of interests that will...

Halloween Events

Halloween Events Trick or Treat! It's that magical time for kids and adults to embrace their imaginations and dress-up in the spirit of Halloween! We...

Get Lost in a Corn Maze

Rows and rows of tall corn fields spread across Ontario every fall means yummy sweet buttered corn for dinner and hot corn on the...

Ghost Walks and Historical Tours

Get into the spirit of Halloween with a Spooky Historical Tour of your city! Ghost walks are offered in a number of locations across...
Fall Family Events GTA

Funtastic Fall Fairs & Festivals

The Fall season is one of the best times of the year for family events and outings! This colourful (and cooler!) season brings so any opportunities to head out with the kids and make lasting memories and traditions!

Apple Harvest Festival

Every thanksgiving, celebrate the harvest in Ontario's largest apple growing region There's no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving Weekend and no better place to explore...
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Markham Fair: Fall at it’s Funest!

There is fun to be had for the whole family at the 2016 Markham Fair! It's Canada’s largest 4-day Agricultural Fair and a Child's Life favourite!

Win Tickets to the Markham Fair

Contest Closed - There is fun to be had for the whole family at the 2018 Markham Fair, especially the children! Four action-packed days that will have your children moving out in the community.