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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!

Halloween Events for Families

Halloween Events

Halloween Events in the GTA 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 love this holiday, possibly more than any other! Halloween brings out the kid in everyone, and gives us a great sense of

Pumpkin Patches in the GTA

Perfect Pumpkin Picking Patches in and around the GTA

Pumpkin picking season has arrived! We’ve gathered up the best places to find pumpkins in the GTA, as well as those destinations that make for a perfect day trip or fall colours drive. Did we miss one? Let us know your favourite pumpkin patch in the comments section below. 2021

Funtastic Fall Event Guide 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!

Corn Maze Ontario

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 cob at fall festivals but it may also be the perfect place to get LOST!  There are more and more mazes popping up each year –

Ghost Walks GTA

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 Ontario throughout the fall season. Parents need to know that not all walks are suitable for young children – use your judgement and inquire with tour

Fall Programs for Kids GTA

Fall Programs for Kids in the GTA

Share this guide… Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on pinterest Pinterest Share on reddit Reddit Check out some of the great kids programs being offered this fall in the GTA and be sure to also check our Kids Directories and Event Guides for other venue’s that offer

apple picking in the GTA

Apple Picking in and around the GTA

Treat the family to a day out celebrating fall and it’s local harvest of delicious Ontario apples! See below for a handy list of apple orchards in the GTA and Southern Ontario.

Peach Farms in ontario pick your own

Where to Pick Peaches in Southern Ontario

Late July through to September is peach season in Ontario. You can buy local fresh peaches from farmers’ markets and even your local grocer. But a lot more fun, and educational, is to head out to a local peach growing farm and pick your own.  Introducing to children how things

Top Sunflower Fields Ontario

Summers Glow: Best Spots for a Sunflower Day Trip in Ontario

As early as late July and continuing into September you can enjoy the warm yellow glow of sunflowers in bloom all across Ontario. What used to be a pretty farm crop has turned into a new craze with Sunflower Fields now opening up to the public. Walking amongst the thousands

Canada Day Events

Canada Day Family Events GTA

Celebrate Canada’s birthday! Find family friendly Canada Day Events, Activities and Fireworks displays in and around the GTA in our annual Family Guide.

Strawberry Picking farms GTA

Pick Your Own Strawberries

What could make a better family day trip than spending an afternoon with the kids outdoors, supporting local farmers and heading home with some delicious, sweet homegrown strawberries!

Ontario Drive-In Movie Theatres

Drive-In Theatres are open again! Visit one of these true classics for a family night out that will go down in the memory books, or better yet make it a regular tradition! You’ll find theatres within 45 minutes to an hour and half from the GTA and are open Spring through Fall.

Farmers Markets & Pick Your Own

Guide to local farms in York Region and Durham. Find country markets selling fresh fruit and vegetables, sweet corn, organic produce, pick your own strawberries, berries, apples and family fun farms, petting zoos and hayrides!

Summer Camps Guide

Summer Camp Programs Guide

The summer season gives parents a great opportunity to expose their children to new experiences. It’s a time for making new friends, enjoying new experiences and maybe even discovering a new passion.

Mother's Day Events GTA

Mother’s Day Family Events in the GTA

Finally a day focused on mom! While you may not get time to put your feet up and chill out like you’re dreaming about, we hope you will get a chance to feel a little spoiled and maybe even appreciated – even if only for a few minutes!

Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Fun Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Share this guide… Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on pinterest Pinterest Share on reddit Reddit April 22 is Earth Day, it’s a chance to celebrate our home and teach our kids about conservation. We’ve gathered up a few fun crafts and activities that we think you’ll

Maple Syrup Festivals Guide

Maple Syrup Festivals

A very sweet time of year has arrived in Ontario – the sap is running, and and that can only mean one thing – Maple Syrup! Enjoy a pancake breakfast, and learn how many buckets of sap make a litre of syrup!

15 Fun St. Patricks Day Crafts for Kids

If you love green and gold you’re in LUCK! Get into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day with these 15 fun and festive crafts for kids and families.

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!

Halloween Events for Families

Halloween Events

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

Funtastic Fall Event Guide 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!

Corn Maze Ontario

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 cob

Ghost Walks GTA

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 Ontario

Fall Programs for Kids GTA

Fall Programs for Kids in the GTA

Share this guide… Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on pinterest Pinterest Share on reddit Reddit Check out some of the great

apple picking in the GTA

Apple Picking in and around the GTA

Treat the family to a day out celebrating fall and it’s local harvest of delicious Ontario apples! See below for a handy list of apple orchards in the GTA and Southern Ontario.

Canada Day Events

Canada Day Family Events GTA

Celebrate Canada’s birthday! Find family friendly Canada Day Events, Activities and Fireworks displays in and around the GTA in our annual Family Guide.

Strawberry Picking farms GTA

Pick Your Own Strawberries

What could make a better family day trip than spending an afternoon with the kids outdoors, supporting local farmers and heading home with some delicious, sweet homegrown strawberries!

Ontario Drive-In Movie Theatres

Drive-In Theatres are open again! Visit one of these true classics for a family night out that will go down in the memory books, or better yet make it a regular tradition! You’ll find theatres within 45 minutes to an hour and half from the GTA and are open Spring through Fall.

Farmers Markets & Pick Your Own

Guide to local farms in York Region and Durham. Find country markets selling fresh fruit and vegetables, sweet corn, organic produce, pick your own strawberries, berries, apples and family fun farms, petting zoos and hayrides!

Summer Camps Guide

Summer Camp Programs Guide

The summer season gives parents a great opportunity to expose their children to new experiences. It’s a time for making new friends, enjoying new experiences and maybe even discovering a new passion.

Mother's Day Events GTA

Mother’s Day Family Events in the GTA

Finally a day focused on mom! While you may not get time to put your feet up and chill out like you’re dreaming about, we hope you will get a chance to feel a little spoiled and maybe even appreciated – even if only for a few minutes!

Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Fun Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Share this guide… Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on pinterest Pinterest Share on reddit Reddit April 22 is Earth Day, it’s

Maple Syrup Festivals Guide

Maple Syrup Festivals

A very sweet time of year has arrived in Ontario – the sap is running, and and that can only mean one thing – Maple Syrup! Enjoy a pancake breakfast, and learn how many buckets of sap make a litre of syrup!

15 Fun St. Patricks Day Crafts for Kids

If you love green and gold you’re in LUCK! Get into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day with these 15 fun and festive crafts for kids and families.

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