Celebrate Family New Year

New Years Family Event Guide

Happy New Year! Ring in 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 2016 New Year's Celebrations and Free Skating events in and around the GTA!

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.
Natrel Rink at Harbourfront Centre

Family Fun at Harbourfront Centre’s Natrel Rink

Harbourfront Centre has opened the Natrel Rink for the 2014/2015 skating season. Harbourfront Centre invites visitors to enjoy free public skating on the city’s most scenic rink, now to March 2015.
Find the Perfect Tree

The Perfect Tree – Keep it Real!

With Christmas just around the corner, many will recall last years trek, axe in hand, circling evergreens and sizing up countless prickly specimens. For many families this annual tree hunt is a favorite holiday tradition so it's nice to know that not only is it a great winter outing but it's also the earth friendly choice.
Toronto Christmas Market

Toronto Christmas Market

Inspired by the Old World and influenced by the New, this free annual event captures all of the tradition, heritage and charm of a European Christmas Market with family friendly entertainment including musicians, carolers and children's choirs.
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.

A Christmas Carol – The Family Musical with a Scrooge Loose!

Ross Petty Productions is delighted to announce the 2017 holiday musical – the world premiere of a brand-new title – A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE...
Soulpepper Alligator Pie Review

Soulpepper’s Alligator Pie

It was the start of winter break and we were ready for an adventure in theatre, a first for my four year old daughter Lorelai! The Young Centre for the Performing Arts is nestled in the heart of Toronto’s historic Distillery District which was, to our delight, festively dressed for the Christmas season!
Disney on Ice Dream Big

Believing was just the beginning at Disney On Ice presents Dream Big!

It was a great experience to attend Disney on Ice with my 3 year old grand daughter during Christmas. The seats provided were amazing, we were so close to the front of the ice that she was able to really feel like she was a part of the show.
Christmas Tree Hunt at Hortons Magic Trees

15th Annual Christmas Tree HUNT & CHOP

Who knew that 15 years ago our first Christmas Tree Hunt & Chop would grow into a favourite annual tradition that continues to flourish? Family, friends, colleagues, acquaintances and even beloved pets join us each year in search of the perfect tree and a day of fun for all ages.
ROM for the Holidays

ROM Extends Hours for ROM for the Holidays

For the holiday season, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is extending its hours of operation, giving visitors more time to enjoy ROM for the Holidays’ exciting line up of fun-filled programs and activities designed for the whole family to enjoy.
Anna and Olaf Dream Big

Enchantment and adventure awaits you at Disney On Ice presents Dream Big

Enter a world where adventure is awaiting and courage leads the way at Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. Through enchanted pixie-dust, Tinker Bell takes you on a journey of beloved Disney tales LIVE ON ICE.

Family Guides

Winter Carnivals and Festivals

It's time for some 'cool' outdoor play! Winter carnivals are held in January and February each year - and are a great way to beat those winter blues. See dog sled racing, participate in traditional winter games, snow shoe, sledding and plenty of other creative winter activities.
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