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GTA Weekend Family Fun Guide | September 20-22, 2019

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The Word On The Street Toronto

The Word On The Street Toronto

Start:
Sep 17, 2019
End:
Sep 22, 2019
Venue:
Harbourfront Centre
It’s a festival 30 years in the making—The Word On The Street Toronto has championed literacy and excellent Canadian writing since 1989, delighting audiences of all ages with author readings and featured programming alongside Canada’s largest open-air book fair. This …
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Honey Harvest Festival

Honey Harvest Festival

Start:
Sep 21, 2019
End:
Sep 22, 2019
Venue:
Kortright Centre for Conservation
Enjoy music and entertainment, tour the bee space, meet a beekeeper, taste honey, make crafts, play bee games, build a bee habitat and much more! …
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Barrie Fall Fishing Festival

Start:
Sep 20, 2019
End:
Sep 29, 2019
Venue:
Sea Cadet Building, Barrie
The 2019 Barrie Fall Fishing Festival is a catch and release tagged Perch fishing tournament taking place over 10 days from September 20th to September 29th, 2019 on beautiful Kempenfelt Bay. It encourages anglers of all ages and skill levels to enjoy fishing, the beautiful fall weather, and the spectacular fall colours of Kempenfelt Bay from boat or shore. A …
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Downsview Park Orchard Party

Start:
Sep 22, 2019
End:
Sep 22, 2019
Venue:
Downsview Park
Join us at Downsview Park as we celebrate the autumn harvest at the Orchard! This is a free event, but spots are limited, please register early. You are welcome to visit us anytime between 1:00-4:00 p.m. Activities Tours of the Orchard Forest nature walk Snacks (while supplies last) Campfire Apple cider U-pick at Fresh City Farms (see below) Open house …
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Harvest Day Celebration

Start:
Sep 22, 2019
End:
Sep 22, 2019
Venue:
Toronto Botanical Garden
Celebrate the growing season in the TBG’s Teaching Garden. Plant garlic, ride the smoothie bike, walk the ravine, arts and crafts with Discoverability, enjoy story time with the Don Mills Library, and harvest veggies for the Dorset Park Food Bank. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. Lug a mug and water bottle to help us reduce waste at …
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Mount Pleasant Harvest Fair

Start:
Sep 21, 2019
End:
Sep 21, 2019
Venue:
Mount Pleasant Village
The Merchants of Mount Pleasant Village are thrilled to present the 10th annual Harvest Fair taking place from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, September 21st on Mount Pleasant Road between Eglinton and Davisville Avenues. This family-friendly event will see the return of Harvest Fair activities like the Pumpkin Carving contest, crowd favourites like the Kids arts and crafts corner, and …
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Telling Tales Festival

Start:
Sep 22, 2019
End:
Sep 22, 2019
Venue:
Royal Botanical Gardens
The 11th Annual Telling Tales Festival will connect Canada’s top authors, illustrators and performers with children and their families on September 22nd, 2019. Meet your favourite author. Get an autograph or a writing tip and be inspired to create your own story. Nature Tales offers a unique line-up of performances and activities, inspired by the forests, woodland trails and living …
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Fall Fair at Black Creek Pioneer Village

Start:
Sep 22, 2019
End:
Sep 22, 2019
Venue:
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Participate in the optimism and energy of a nineteenth-century fall fair! Get up close with the jaw-dropping technological wonders of the Victorian era, the wondrous remedies featured at Dr. Miller’s Medicine Show, and incredible illusion games that will boggle your mind! Impress your friends and family by competing in unforgettable challenges including a pie-eating contest, spelling bee, and potato relay …
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Toronto Windfest

Start:
Sep 21, 2019
End:
Sep 22, 2019
Venue:
Woodbine Beach Park
Toronto Windfest is an opportunity for all kite fliers to come out, have some fun, show the public some amazing kites and colour the sky for both Saturday the 21st and Sunday the 22nd. General public are welcome to participate and BRING YOUR OWN KITES. (Vending restrictions prevent sales and kitemaking.) Woodbine Beach Park is located on shore of Lake …
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Cirque du Soleil Alegría

Start:
Sep 12, 2019
End:
Dec 1, 2019
Venue:
Ontario Place
Under the Big Top at Ontario Place, will have audiences fall in love with timeless Alegría. With its signature songs, acrobatics and memorable characters that have helped define the Cirque du Soleil aesthetic, Alegría is the reincarnation of a classic, reinterpreted for the age, and rekindled to inspire fans—old and new alike. A production destined to change the history of …
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Bippity Boppity Princess Tea Party

Start:
Sep 22, 2019
End:
Sep 22, 2019
Venue:
York-Durham Heritage Railway, Uxbridge Train Station
Come one, come all! Prince Charming invites each and every princess to attend this year’s royal Bippity Boppity Tea Party. Queens from our favourite Happily Ever Afters will meet and greet each princess upon arrival. Make sure to snap a photo with your favourite Princess and try on the glass slipper before the train departs! VIP guests will have the …
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Toronto Biennial of Art

Start:
Sep 21, 2019
End:
Dec 1, 2019
Venue:
Multiple Locations in Toronto
Launching September 21, 2019, the Toronto Biennial of Art is a new international contemporary visual arts event as culturally connected and diverse as the city itself. For 72 days, Toronto and surrounding areas will be transformed by free exhibitions, talks, and performances that reflect our local context while engaging with the most pressing issues of our time. The inaugural Biennial …
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The Great Northern Exhibition

Start:
Sep 20, 2019
End:
Sep 22, 2019
Venue:
Great Northern Exhibition Fairgrounds
Visit the annual fall fair for midway rides, great food, demolition derby, tractor pull, children’s activities, displays, antique cars, entertainment, livestock judging and more! Located on Fairground road between Collingwood and Wasaga Beach! …
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Brooks Farms Fall Fun Festival

Start:
Sep 7, 2019
End:
Oct 27, 2019
Venue:
Brooks Farms
The outdoor event highlight of the YEAR! For over a decade, Brooks Farms hosts an awesome Fall Fun Festival that gets bigger and better every year. Come out and enjoy the beautiful autumn season Brooks Farms style! Fall Fun Festival runs weekends beginning September 7th and ends October 27, 2019. Yes, that includes Thanksgiving Monday! Sue Wee Pig Races Corn …
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Todmorden Mills Harvest Festival

Start:
Sep 22, 2019
End:
Sep 22, 2019
Venue:
Todmorden Mills
Celebrate the harvest season with a 1940s twist at Todmorden Mills. Visit our two historic homes, sample wartime harvest recipes for preserves, snacks and the lunchbox, try the jellied salad taste test, swing to live music with Bertie & The Gents, snap a photo with vintage cars or at our selfie stations, play outdoor games, and make a vintage-inspired craft …
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Downey’s Pumpkinfest

Start:
Sep 21, 2019
End:
Oct 31, 2019
Venue:
Downey’s Farm Market
Downey’s Play area includes the Kritter Koral, pirate ship, live Entertainment, mini putt, trike track, giant sandbox, Balloon Typhoon, Face Painting, Straw Jump, farm animals, wagon rides, and loads more! …
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Pirate Ship Adventure

Start:
May 4, 2019
End:
Oct 7, 2019
Venue:
Pirate Life Toronto
Come join the crew in search of sunken Treasure! Set Sail with your family this summer, adults and children alike! Become a pirate with our crew, dress in costume, face paint tattoos and pirate names! Fire the water cannons and haul up the loot, because we are all pirates arrrgh 😉 Imagine, play & create with us outdoors on a pirate …
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Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show 25th Anniversary

Start:
Apr 22, 2019
End:
Oct 26, 2019
Venue:
Oh Canada Eh?
The Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show is celebrating 25 years of dinner theatre in Niagara Falls Ont. Entertaining residents and tourists since 1994, Oh Canada Eh? tells a Canadian story through the music of Canadian artists and performers. Each show is an immersive experience with the performers also mingling with the guests, creating a unique experience to get up close …
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9 & 99: The Howe Gretzky Exhibition

Start:
Mar 25, 2019
End:
Mar 1, 2020
Venue:
Hockey Hall of Fame
Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest compilation of milestone artifacts and rare personal memorabilia, all hand-picked by Hockey Hall of Fame curators from the Howe and Gretzky family collections. Revel in the legacy and indelible bond of ‘Mr. Hockey’ and ‘The Great …
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Peter Pan The Musical

Start:
Aug 23, 2019
End:
Sep 22, 2019
Venue:
Randolph Theatre
One of the greatest family adventures to ever play on a theatrical stage, JM Barrie’s much-loved tale takes flight in Toronto this August!  Elevated by a dazzling soundtrack, this timeless story of the boy who could fly is a theatrical treat for young and old alike! Take your seat on the shores of Neverland as Peter Pan transports you, Wendy, and the …
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