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Elora Monster Month

Monster Month scares up family-friendly fun in Elora and Fergus

Dozens of Halloween-themed activities throughout October The communities of Elora and Fergus are making sure the pandemic doesn’t put a damper on anyone’s Halloween spirit this fall. The scenic neighbouring villages about an hour outside the Greater Toronto Area have organized a packed line-up of family-oriented activities and events as

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 –

Staycation in Ontario

The Summer of the Staycation

There isn’t a better time to enjoy the hidden gems of Ontario Even as Ontario begins to re-open, restrictions remain on international travel and vacations. After more than 15 months of lockdowns, social distancing and a lack of events or attractions for families, the travel bug is itching to be

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

Elora Sunflower Festival

Visit the Sunflowers of Elora

A selfie-lover’s paradise is about to bloom in picturesque Elora! Sunflowers of Elora – a festival celebrating one of the most photographed plants on social media – kicks off Friday, August 6 and will run through September, offering opportunities for visitors to get colourful close-ups and for families to enjoy

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

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.

Together Apart Summer Cirque comes to Markham

For the first time in over a year, world-class acrobatic theatre company, The 7 Fingers, will perform to live audiences in Toronto in Together Apart Summer Cirque.  From The Concierge Club, producer of Toronto’s highly successful POLAR Drive Holiday drive-through event, comes Together Apart Summer Cirque: A Summer Tale. This never-before-seen outdoor, live theatrical cirque show is

Royal Ontario Museum

Family Attractions Reopening Across Ontario

Welcome back! After all the closures we’ve had to announce, it’s a pleasure to be able to share with our readers news about family attractions reopening across the province. Some of these locations are open now, while others have dates set for early to mid July. All these venues will

ice climbing in elora

Embrace Winter in Elora with Ice Climbing & Snowshoeing

Cool activities allow visitors to make the most of winter instead of hibernating indoors Known for the scenic beauty of its spectacular gorge, Elora offers visitors a truly unique way to embrace the deep freeze of Ontario’s winter. Adventurous types looking to get outdoors and make the most of the

Visit to Scenic Caves

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures: A Perfect Family Day Trip!

This summer marked my first ever visit to the Scenic Caves Nature Adventures. I don’t know how I ever missed this great spot living my whole life in Ontario! I visited with my husband and our two teenage sons – the main interest for these three was the Thunderbird Twin-Zip

Elora Sends Off Summer with Night of Fun Family Activities

A stunt performer will rappel down the historic Elora Mill Hotel & Spa later this month as part of a unique night of entertainment and shopping to help family’s bid summer a final farewell in the scenic village overlooking the Grand River.

Parry Sound Is Open For Business

Wildfire affecting Northern Ontario is nowhere near the coastal town or surrounding villages The “Parry Sound 33” wildfire that is burning in Northern Ontario is approximately 75 kilometres from the Town of Parry Sound and surrounding villages, posing no danger to tourists wanting to visit this charming spot on beautiful

Explore the Niagara Whirlpool by Boat and Zipline

Looking for an action-packed adventure with an aerial-edge? Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours and WildPlay Niagara promise to deliver an exhilarating experience with Niagara’s Wet & Wild Adventure Pass. The Wet & Wild Adventure pass allows thrill-seekers to enjoy three noteworthy attractions: Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, Whirlpool Adventure Course, and Mistrider

Medieval Times Contest

Family Fun at Medieval Times

I went to Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament in Toronto this weekend with my husband, 10 and 14 year old sons, my daughter and five year old granddaughter.

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.

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

Staycation in Ontario

The Summer of the Staycation

There isn’t a better time to enjoy the hidden gems of Ontario Even as Ontario begins to re-open, restrictions remain on international travel and vacations.

Elora Sunflower Festival

Visit the Sunflowers of Elora

A selfie-lover’s paradise is about to bloom in picturesque Elora! Sunflowers of Elora – a festival celebrating one of the most photographed plants on social

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.

Elora Sends Off Summer with Night of Fun Family Activities

A stunt performer will rappel down the historic Elora Mill Hotel & Spa later this month as part of a unique night of entertainment and shopping to help family’s bid summer a final farewell in the scenic village overlooking the Grand River.

Parry Sound Is Open For Business

Wildfire affecting Northern Ontario is nowhere near the coastal town or surrounding villages The “Parry Sound 33” wildfire that is burning in Northern Ontario is

Medieval Times Contest

Family Fun at Medieval Times

I went to Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament in Toronto this weekend with my husband, 10 and 14 year old sons, my daughter and five year old granddaughter.

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.

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