What’s ON: Family Day in the GTA

Celebrate Family Day – February 18, 2019

Festivals, workshops, special exhibits, activities and more all weekend long! Find out What’s ON for Family Day 2019 in the GTA and the surrounding area! Don’t forget to visit our event guides to find more family day events in and around the Toronto area.

GTA Family Day Event Guide

Kidapalooza Family Festival

Kidapalooza Family Festival

Start:
Feb 16, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Markham Fairgrounds
Taking place February 16-18, 2019 at the Markham Fairgrounds in over 50,000 sq ft of INDOOR space with some outdoor activities. The event will feature Kidapalooza’s signature ​activity stations, interactive inflatables, mechanical rides, stage ...
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Family Day Fun at the Bata Shoe Museum

Family Day Fun at the Bata Shoe Museum

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Bata Shoe Museum
Join us a the BSM on Family Day for ‘Winter Wonderland’ themed arts and crafts as we celebrate this special day, meant to be spent with the ones you love! Perfect for kids ages ...
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Danse dans la Neige, Art and Dance Family Day Weekend Festival

Danse dans la Neige, Art and Dance Family Day Weekend Festival

Start:
Feb 17, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
Live Music. Dance Workshops. Outdoor Activities. Art Workshops. Warm Drinks & Cookie Decorating. Join us for a Family Day Weekend Festival in celebration of Quebec’s Winter Carnival and meet Bonhomme! Enjoy activities for the ...
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ROM Family Day Weekend

ROM Family Day Weekend

Start:
Feb 16, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Royal Ontario Museum
Pack your Family Day Weekend with fun as we celebrate our rich multicultural landscape with musical performances, hands-on activities, and more! Activities will run from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm unless otherwise noted. Free ...
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Family Day Weekend at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

Family Day Weekend at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

Start:
Feb 16, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures
Enjoy outdoor family fun for all ages, all weekend long. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or expert, explore 27 km. of groomed cross-country ski trails (classic + skate) or 10 km. of dedicated ...
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Cupcake Painting Party for Charity

Cupcake Painting Party for Charity

Start:
Feb 16, 2019
End:
Feb 16, 2019
Venue:
Winged Canvas Art Hub
Join us this Family Day long weekend as we paint for a great cause! National Cupcake Day™ is the most scrumptious way to show your support for animals in need of your help. The ...
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ROM Family Fundays

ROM Family Fundays: Family Day Weekend

Start:
Feb 16, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Royal Ontario Museum
Sunday? More like FUNday! Come along for a day of discovery packed with exciting themed experiences and hands-on activities inspired by our exhibitions and collections. Pack your Family Day Weekend with fun as we ...
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Celebrate Family with Looking Glass Adventures

Celebrate Family with Looking Glass Adventures

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Looking Glass Adventures
Book a fun family friendly escape room adventure on family day and stay to play some more games! We'll be running fun games, crafts and dance parties from our party room all day to ...
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Family Day Painting Party!

Family Day Painting Party!

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Winged Canvas Art Hub
Can you believe Winged Canvas is turning five? They say time flies, and it feels like just yesterday we were a little studio with a big dream — to be a vibrant community space ...
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WinterRouge 2019!

WinterRouge 2019!

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Bob Hunter Memorial Park
Come chill with us this coming Family Day at WinterRouge! Bundle up for a full day of FREE, family-friendly winter activities at Rouge National Urban Park. Through WinterRouge we will also be supporting the ...
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The GTA Home & Reno Show

The GTA Home & Reno Show

Start:
Feb 15, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
The International Centre
Visit the GTA Home & Reno Show presented by RE/MAX for innovative products and great advice from real pros. Looking to scratch a few things off your to-do list, update the kitchen perhaps? Not ...
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Snowman Mania

Snowman Mania

Start:
Feb 15, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Wasaga Beach Rec Plex
Snowman Mania started as a Snowman Building Competition 14 years ago and has evolved into a much loved, four day, family Winter Festival during the Family Day weekend! Join us for a fun filled winter ...
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Family Day at Celebration Square

Family Day at Celebration Square

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Mississauga Celebration Square
Lace up your skates, get the family together, and head to Celebration Square this Family Day for an afternoon full of winter fun! Explore the Canadian wilderness with Birds of Prey Demos, nature themed ...
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Family Day Winterfest

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Cold Creek Conservation Area
Enjoy your Family Day throughout the Township while participating in exciting activities including; the annual Learn to Curl at the Trisan Centre in Schomberg. Free snowshoe and cross country ski rentals at Cold Creek ...
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Valen-Slime Party

Start:
Feb 17, 2019
End:
Feb 17, 2019
Venue:
Glaze Craze
Join us at Glaze Craze for some slime-rrific fun as we make 4 different types of slime and enjoy some themed snacks. Slimes include Magnetic & Glow in the Dark. RSVP to save your ...
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Owl Prowl

Start:
Feb 15, 2019
End:
Feb 15, 2019
Venue:
Kortright Centre for Conservation @ 9550 Pine Valley Dr, Woodbridge, ON L4L 1A6, Canada
Come and experience an evening with live owls! Go on a night hike and call to wild owls in hope that they call back! Please dress for the weather. All ticket sales are final ...
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Improv Showdown

Start:
Feb 11, 2019
End:
Feb 17, 2019
Venue:
The Second City
Get ready Toronto, The Second City is taking family entertainment to a mind-blowing new level! Two hilarious teams of top-notch improvisers will face off in a winner takes all comedy showdown – and they’re ...
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Family Day at the Living Arts Centre

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Living Arts Centre
Join us for Family Day at the Living Arts Centre as we celebrate the Lunar Chinese New Year! Free family activities and artful programming. February 18 from 11am to 4pm ...
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Family Day Drop-in Program at the Markham Museum

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Markham Museum
Become an engineer this Family Day, and put your skills to the test at Markham Museum. Agricultural engineering combines mechanical, civil, electrical and chemical engineering in order to help farmers improve agricultural practices, like ...
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Family Day at Ontario Place

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Ontario Place
This Family Day weekend, explore Toronto’s winter oasis on the waterfront and create new memories to last a lifetime. In addition to our regular winter program and renowned Winter Light Exhibition, we are excited ...
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Cut, paste and explore! Epic all-day collage party on Family Day at the AGO

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Art Gallery of Ontario
It’s a collage party of epic proportions this Family Day at the AGO! Open from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., the museum will be bursting with activity, inspired by the larger than life portraits ...
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Family Day Clay Activity: Mosaic Art

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Gardiner Museum
This Family Day, join us in the Community Clay Studio for a fun mosaic workshop led by ceramist and mosaic artist Valentina Guevara. Valentina comes from Mexico and has had a long career in ...
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Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Free Family Fun Day Community Open House

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
For the fifth consecutive year, the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre will welcome the community on Family Day for a free open house. In addition to some of our regular activities, the Centre has ...
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Kids Fest Toronto

Start:
Feb 16, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
International Centre
Kids Fest Toronto is back. Featuring new inflatables, new entertainment and a whole lot of fun! Kids Fest TO has taken over Hall 6 of the International Centre making it the LARGEST inflatable festival ...
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Family Fun Fest

Start:
Feb 16, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
International Center
Family Fun Fest is an annual event that has taken place over Family Day weekend in Toronto for the last 6 years and features attractions, rides and entertainment for children of all ages. Family ...
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IMAX Great Bear Rainforest

Start:
Feb 15, 2019
End:
Mar 2, 2019
Venue:
Ontario Science Centre
Journey to a land of grizzlies, coastal wolves, sea otters and the fabled all-white spirit bear—the rarest bear on earth—in the film Great Bear Rainforest, set in one of the planet’s most exquisite and ...
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Inventorium 2.0

Start:
Jan 28, 2019
End:
Mar 31, 2019
Venue:
Ontario Science Centre
Bring your imagination to life through a range of hands-on activities, including coding, lasering, making and weaving. Experience this dynamic, collaborative space designed to spark questions and test your creativity — while connecting you ...
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Family Day at Wye Marsh

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Unplug the kids and connect them to nature this Family Day. Have fun outdoors exploring, learning and playing. There will be fun and interactive activities all day. Explore the trails by ski or snowshoe ...
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Artefact Explosion

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Oshawa Museum
On Family Day, join our Visitor Hosts from 12 – 4 pm, who will show you genuine Victorian and Edwardian era artefacts! Test out our new carpet sweeper, or hand pump butter churn, try ...
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VIP Kids Day at the Hockey Hall of Fame

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Hockey Hall of Fame
Kids receive VIP status this Family Day at the Hockey Hall of Fame – they’ll be greeted with a FREE GIFT, get to PLAY all day within five interactive zones, and can snap a ...
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Toronto-Qinhuai Lantern Festival

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Bond Academy
The 7th Toronto-Qinhuai Lantern Festival will be held on Family Day to Celebrate Family Day & the Lunar New Year of the Pig. The Festival will present 23 sets of large handmade Qinhuai lanterns ...
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Family Day Virtual Reality Fun!

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Ctrl V Brampton
We are open on Family day from 1PM to 7PM - Book your spot to ensure that you don't miss out! Enjoy some family fun time together in Virtual Reality - Playing and having ...
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Join Toronto’s MNjcc on Family Day for a fun-filled day of activities for all

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre
The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre is keeping the “family” in Family Day with a full day of fun, interactive activities. Highlights include: Jump on bouncy castles, climb through tunnels and shoot some mini ...
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Family Day at the Museum

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Oshawa Community Museum
On Family Day, join our Visitor Hosts who will show you genuine Victorian and Edwardian era artefacts! Test out our new carpet sweeper, or hand pump butter churn, try photographing your friend with a ...
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Mackenzie House Celebrates Black History Month

Start:
Feb 2, 2019
End:
Feb 24, 2019
Venue:
Mackenzie House
Toronto has a rich legacy in the literature and the newspapers of the early Black community in Ontario. Visit the museum on weekends in February, and learn more about some of the Black Victorians ...
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Spiders Alive!

Start:
Jan 19, 2019
End:
Apr 14, 2019
Venue:
Royal Botanical Gardens
We've invited spiders and their arthropod friends to crawl on over for a visit this winter. Explore amazing adaptations and behaviours of spiders and other many-legged creatures in two interactive exhibits and daily programs ...
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It’s on this Winter

Start:
Nov 23, 2018
End:
Mar 17, 2019
Venue:
Ontario Place
From November 23 - March 17, join us on the West Island of Ontario Place to experience our beautiful winter setting and enjoy activities and attractions along the way. Admission is free! WINTER LIGHT ...
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Cirque Éloize: Hotel

Start:
Feb 16, 2019
End:
Feb 16, 2019
Venue:
St Lawrence Centre for the Arts
Perfect for the whole family! Cirque Éloize returns to Toronto with acrobatics, dance, and live music to draw spectators into the colourful world of HOTEL! Experience the elegance of the grand hotels where lives ...
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Family Day at the Legislative Assembly

Start:
Feb 16, 2019
End:
Feb 16, 2019
Venue:
Legislative Assembly
Join us for a family friendly tour at Ontario’s Legislative Building. During this two-hour program, families will: Explore the historic Legislative Building Participate in a scavenger hunt Learn how Parliament works Create a craft ...
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2019 LunarFest in Markham

Start:
Feb 16, 2019
End:
Feb 17, 2019
Venue:
Varley Art Gallery of Markham
Piggy Banks for the Life Moments Help Unionville celebrate the Year of the Pig and kick off your family-day long weekend at the Varley Art Gallery. In partnership with the National Palace Museum in ...
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KidsFestTO 2019

Start:
Feb 16, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
International Centre
The much-anticipated KidsfestTO, happening at the International Centre, Family Day Long Weekend 2019 is back and is gearing up to provide laughter, fun and play for kids 12 and under. Kids Fest Toronto has ...
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Family Fun Fest

Start:
Feb 16, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Downsview Park
Family Fun Fest features a large indoor amusement park, just for Family Day weekend! Boasting an impressive line-up of Kiddy Rides, Jumping Castles, Giant Slides, Obstacle Courses, Arcade Games, Attractions, Carnival Games and Interactive ...
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Family Day at Fort York

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Fort York
There are no shortage of activities to celebrate Family Day. Come and have your face painted, dress up in period costume and experience unique interactive pop-up exhibitions, performances and crafts. Sip hot chocolate and ...
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DUKE on Ice Family Winterfest

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Champagne Centre
A first-of-its-kind family fun event in winter in North York with food, music, ice-skating, and free giveaways on this Family Day! Come with your family and friends for an afternoon full of treats, music, ...
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Family Winter Fun Day at the Scarborough Museum

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Scarborough Museum
Toronto’s East end gets animated this Family Day! Pose for selfies with historic props, play family board games, build a snowman and join an ice cube scavenger hunt. Warm up by the bonfire while ...
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Family Day Music Class

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Fitness By The Lake
Family Day is the perfect time to bring your family and join us for a music and movement class celebrating family! During this music and movement class your child will be practicing important skills: ...
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Ajax Family Day Winterfest

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
McLean Community Centre
Free admission! Enjoy the winter season with your family at the Town of Ajax’s Family Day Winterfest! Located at the McLean Community Centre, families will enjoy winter themed activities including: making delicious s’mores, horse ...
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2019 LunarFest presented by Vendôme

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Mississauga Living Arts Centre
Piggy Banks for the Life Moments Celebrate the Year of the Pig and Family Day like no other! Bring your family to walk through the Tunnel of Blessings and enjoy the sounds of the ...
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Aurora’s Arctic Adventure

Start:
Feb 18, 2019
End:
Feb 18, 2019
Venue:
Aurora Town Park
Join family, friends and neighbours at Aurora's Arctic Adventure on Monday, February 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Aurora Town Park, located at Mosley and Wells Streets. Family Activities Choose from a ...
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