Important Notice – Ontario 
Effective Jan 5, 2022, Ontario returns to a Modified Step Two restriction plan for 21 days. Many events and programs will be canceled and venues closed during this time. Please keep this in consideration when reading our guides and check venue websites before heading out.

Winter Fun

Springfest TO Contest

Win a Family Pass to SpringFEST TO

Enter for a chance to win a family 4-pack to SpringFest TO! Springfest is the GTA’s #1 rated March Break Fun Park! Located in Markham and back for its 17th year there will be fun for the whole family including inflatables, mechanical rides, midway games, arts and crafts, stage shows,

Scouts Canada Winter Skills

Scouts Canada Challenges Kids to Level Up their Winter Outdoor Skills

The four-week challenge is designed to let families choose how they participate, giving kids something to look forward, no matter how the pandemic evolves Scouts Canada is challenging young people to get outdoors this winter and learn new skills with a new four-week outdoor skills challenge, Claim the Flame, launching on

Family Ice Fishing Ontario

Ontario Family Ice Fishing Events

During the February Ontario Family Fishing Event families can try ice fishing without the need for a fishing license! This is great way to try out the fun sport together as a family.

Snow Tube Hills Ontario

Winter Tubing in Southern Ontario

It’s time to dig out the toboggans and enjoy the powder while it lasts. Find toboggan hills in York and Durham Regions as well as some Toronto toboggan hills you can check out for a fun filled day with the family.

Ski and snowboard resorts on York Region and Durham

Winter Fun Guide: Skiing & Snowboarding

Family Time on the Slopes – Skiing has become our favourite family activity. Southern Ontario has hills big enough for the whole family to have plenty of fun on and many offer private and group lessons. Find Ski & Snowboarding in Southern Ontario…

Cross-country nordic ski trails

Winter Fun Guide: Cross-Country Nordic Ski Trails

Heading into the forest in the winter can be an almost magical outing for the whole family. Bring along a camera to capture the quite beauty of the forest this time of the year. Find a trail for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing below, forest tracts make great winter (and summer) hikes as well.

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.

Outdoor Skating Rinks

Winter Fun Guide: Outdoor Skating Rinks

An ever growing guide to outdoor natural and synthetic skating rinks in York Region, Durham, Toronto, Peel and Halton Region. Find a rink near you to spend a fun, fresh, memorable day with the family!

Festive Events in Cambridge

Fun & Festive Things to Do in Waterloo Region this Holiday Season

As our communities cautiously re-open, the holiday spirit is sweeping over Waterloo Region with a full slate of safe themed events and attractions to help boost your spirits! “The holidays are truly a magical time of year, and after the past couple of years we have had, we can all

Winter Break Camps Guide

Winter Break Camps Guide

It’s time to start thinking about Winter Break and how to keep the kids busy over the two week school holiday. Most camps offer both single day and full-week programs. See below for a selection of kids programs in the GTA and be sure to also check our Kids Directories and

Dino Holiday

Dino Holiday Comes to the Markham Fairgrounds

It’s beginning to look at alot like… Dinosaurs? YUP!!  If you have a dinosaur fan in your family they are going to LOVE this festive event that is coming to the GTA this holiday season! Dino Holiday is Canada’s largest indoor Dinosaur Park, with 50,000 sq ft of indoor fun for

Winter Festivals Guide

Winter Carnivals and Festivals

It’s time for some ‘cool’ outdoor play! Find Holiday Lights festivals as well as Winter Carnivals to beat those winter blues. Enjoy dog sled racing, traditional winter games, snow shoe, sledding and plenty of other creative winter activities.

Win a Family Pass to Dino Holiday

Enter to win a Family 4-Pack to Dino Holiday Growing up we all dreamed of walking with the dinosaurs. Well now you can! Dino Holiday is a 50,000 sq ft indoor Theme Park consisting of over 45 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, carnival rides, games, food and so much more. Whether you

Visit Santa in the GTA

Santa’s Back in Town! Here’s Where to Visit in the GTA

Ho Ho Ho! Santa’s back in town and ready for your festive (and safe) visit at GTA malls and special holiday events. The events below all feature Santa visits and some will have Photos with Santa – be sure to book early to avoid disappointment! Seasons Christmas Show 2021 Nov

POLAR Winter Festival 2021

POLAR Returns as a Magical Walk Through Festival

If you love the dreamy glow of festive holiday light displays you will want to reserve your tickets now for POLAR. Returning to Toronto for the 2021 Holiday season, this year’s event will be a Magical Walk Through Festival with an Ice Tunnel, classic rides, and a Christmas Market. The

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.

What's ON Holidays

Holiday Event Fun Guide

It’s the season for festive events and holiday outings. This year the GTA has some magical new events, along with annual favourites that you and your family are sure to enjoy. Most events require advance tickets so be sure to plan ahead!

POLAR Ticket Giveaway

Win a Family Pass to POLAR Winter Festival

Contest Closed – Enter to win a Family 4-Pack to POLAR Winter Festival! POLAR Winter Festival is a magical outdoor walk-through Holiday experience coming to Exhibition Place for the 2021 holiday season!

Winter Programs Guide

Winter Programs & Classes Guide

Parents guide to online and traditional winter programs and classes for kids in and around the Toronto area. Be sure to also check our Kids Directories and Event Guides for other venue’s that offer kids programs, both in person and virtual.

Springfest TO Contest

Win a Family Pass to SpringFEST TO

Enter for a chance to win a family 4-pack to SpringFest TO! Springfest is the GTA’s #1 rated March Break Fun Park! Located in Markham

Family Ice Fishing Ontario

Ontario Family Ice Fishing Events

During the February Ontario Family Fishing Event families can try ice fishing without the need for a fishing license! This is great way to try out the fun sport together as a family.

Snow Tube Hills Ontario

Winter Tubing in Southern Ontario

It’s time to dig out the toboggans and enjoy the powder while it lasts. Find toboggan hills in York and Durham Regions as well as some Toronto toboggan hills you can check out for a fun filled day with the family.

Ski and snowboard resorts on York Region and Durham

Winter Fun Guide: Skiing & Snowboarding

Family Time on the Slopes – Skiing has become our favourite family activity. Southern Ontario has hills big enough for the whole family to have plenty of fun on and many offer private and group lessons. Find Ski & Snowboarding in Southern Ontario…

Cross-country nordic ski trails

Winter Fun Guide: Cross-Country Nordic Ski Trails

Heading into the forest in the winter can be an almost magical outing for the whole family. Bring along a camera to capture the quite beauty of the forest this time of the year. Find a trail for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing below, forest tracts make great winter (and summer) hikes as well.

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.

Outdoor Skating Rinks

Winter Fun Guide: Outdoor Skating Rinks

An ever growing guide to outdoor natural and synthetic skating rinks in York Region, Durham, Toronto, Peel and Halton Region. Find a rink near you to spend a fun, fresh, memorable day with the family!

Winter Break Camps Guide

Winter Break Camps Guide

It’s time to start thinking about Winter Break and how to keep the kids busy over the two week school holiday. Most camps offer both

Winter Festivals Guide

Winter Carnivals and Festivals

It’s time for some ‘cool’ outdoor play! Find Holiday Lights festivals as well as Winter Carnivals to beat those winter blues. Enjoy dog sled racing, traditional winter games, snow shoe, sledding and plenty of other creative winter activities.

Win a Family Pass to Dino Holiday

Enter to win a Family 4-Pack to Dino Holiday Growing up we all dreamed of walking with the dinosaurs. Well now you can! Dino Holiday

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.

What's ON Holidays

Holiday Event Fun Guide

It’s the season for festive events and holiday outings. This year the GTA has some magical new events, along with annual favourites that you and your family are sure to enjoy. Most events require advance tickets so be sure to plan ahead!

POLAR Ticket Giveaway

Win a Family Pass to POLAR Winter Festival

Contest Closed – Enter to win a Family 4-Pack to POLAR Winter Festival! POLAR Winter Festival is a magical outdoor walk-through Holiday experience coming to Exhibition Place for the 2021 holiday season!

Winter Programs Guide

Winter Programs & Classes Guide

Parents guide to online and traditional winter programs and classes for kids in and around the Toronto area. Be sure to also check our Kids Directories and Event Guides for other venue’s that offer kids programs, both in person and virtual.

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