Summer Fun

August Festivals

August Fairs & Festivals

It’s the last month of the summer, time to get out with the family and enjoy the last of the long, warm days! We’ve rounded up the top family festivals in Toronto and the surrounding area. You’ll find loads of summer fun to add to your family calendar.

GTA Lavender Fields

Visit a Lavender Farm In & Around The GTA

Visiting lavender fields makes for a colourful day trip or weekend getaway from the city! Whether with the family or just you and your special someone, experience incredible

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.

Wet n Wild

Rediscover Summer Fun at Wet’n’Wild Toronto

Wet’n’Wild Toronto will be opening its doors for summer fun this season on June 11, looking forward to a busy summer. A world-class waterpark destination, Wet’n’Wild Toronto boasts

July Festivals in Toronto

July Fairs & Festivals

Summer is festival season and July is one of it’s busiest months for these family events! We’ve rounded up the top family festivals in Toronto and the surrounding area.

Movies under the stars ontario

Summer Movies under the Stars

Movies under the Stars events generally start in June and run one day a week until September. These are evenings bring with them a great sense of community,

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!

Summer Fairs & Festivals in the GTA

Find the best summer festivals for families in Toronto and the surrounding area of Southern Ontario. Food festivals, fairs, ethnic celebrations, dancing, kids activities, music and more! We are constantly adding to these listings so stay tuned and have a fun summer!

Ontario Family Fishing Events

Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing version outdoors card. New this year, the Ontario Government has designated four periods throughout the year as license-free.

Get Connected with Virtual CNE this Summer

This year’s Virtual CNE offers free and paid family content, concerts, and new at-home experiences including cooking with celebrity chefs, virtual escape room, sand sculpting lessons, and return of the

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

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

Keeping Kids Hydrated during a heatwave

Keep Kids Hydrated and Safe During a Heatwave

Are you Keeping Your Kids Cool? Young children are more susceptible to dehydration and becoming ill in hot weather than healthy adults. Children’s bodies don’t tend to cool down as efficiently which leaves them more at risk than during a summer heatwave.

2021 CNE Cancelled for Second Year

Today’s announcement by the City of Toronto to extend the current cancellation of in-person City-led and City-permitted major outdoor events through to Labour Day, will impact major festivals and events for a second year in a row, including the CNE which was scheduled to take place August 20 to September 6, 2021.

August Festivals

August Fairs & Festivals

It’s the last month of the summer, time to get out with the family and enjoy the last of the long, warm days! We’ve rounded up the top family festivals in Toronto and the surrounding area. You’ll find loads of summer fun to add to your family calendar.

GTA Lavender Fields

Visit a Lavender Farm In & Around The GTA

Visiting lavender fields makes for a colourful day trip or weekend getaway from the city! Whether with the family or just you and your special someone, experience incredible views

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.

Wet n Wild

Rediscover Summer Fun at Wet’n’Wild Toronto

Wet’n’Wild Toronto will be opening its doors for summer fun this season on June 11, looking forward to a busy summer. A world-class waterpark destination, Wet’n’Wild Toronto boasts a

July Festivals in Toronto

July Fairs & Festivals

Summer is festival season and July is one of it’s busiest months for these family events! We’ve rounded up the top family festivals in Toronto and the surrounding area.

Movies under the stars ontario

Summer Movies under the Stars

Movies under the Stars events generally start in June and run one day a week until September. These are evenings bring with them a great sense of community, and

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!

Summer Fairs & Festivals in the GTA

Find the best summer festivals for families in Toronto and the surrounding area of Southern Ontario. Food festivals, fairs, ethnic celebrations, dancing, kids activities, music and more! We are constantly adding to these listings so stay tuned and have a fun summer!

Ontario Family Fishing Events

Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing version outdoors card. New this year, the Ontario Government has designated four periods throughout the year as license-free.

Get Connected with Virtual CNE this Summer

This year’s Virtual CNE offers free and paid family content, concerts, and new at-home experiences including cooking with celebrity chefs, virtual escape room, sand sculpting lessons, and return of the popular CNE

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

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

Keeping Kids Hydrated during a heatwave

Keep Kids Hydrated and Safe During a Heatwave

Are you Keeping Your Kids Cool? Young children are more susceptible to dehydration and becoming ill in hot weather than healthy adults. Children’s bodies don’t tend to cool down as efficiently which leaves them more at risk than during a summer heatwave.

2021 CNE Cancelled for Second Year

Today’s announcement by the City of Toronto to extend the current cancellation of in-person City-led and City-permitted major outdoor events through to Labour Day, will impact major festivals and events for a second year in a row, including the CNE which was scheduled to take place August 20 to September 6, 2021.

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