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Toronto and Area Weekend Event Guide for Families | March 1-3, 2024

Your weekend guide to family fun and things to do with kids in and around Toronto. Updated each week to bring you the latest family events, activities, festivals, fairs, kids shows and fun things to do in the GTA and surrounding area.

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Family Events this Weekend


Murray the Magician

With over 5.5 billion viral views online and incorporating stories from History Channel’s Pawn Stars, the “Dennis The Menace of Magic and Comedy” unleashes comedy that will have you laughing your face off and MAGIC that will blow your mind. If you’re lucky, you might even get picked to assist Murray on The Rose Mainstage!


Dan Brown’s Wild Symphony

Embark on an enchanting musical journey with your whole family as Dan Brown, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Da Vinci Code, unveils his latest surprise: Wild Symphony. Create core memories as you introduce your children to a love of orchestral music and live performance. This concert is particularly great for ages 4–8. Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of edutainment, starting with our pre-concert activities!


Jurassic World: The Exhibition

Final extension by popular demand! A 20,000 square-foot experience based on one of history’s largest blockbusters, and features scenes inspired by the beloved films. Visitors walk through the world-famous Jurassic World gates, encounter life-sized dinosaurs, and explore richly themed environments. Guests get an up-close look at Blue the Velociraptor, stand in awe under a towering Brachiosaurus, and get up close and personal to the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex.
Maple Syrup Season at Westfield Heritage Village
Mar 3, 2024 
to Mar 29, 2024
Westfield Heritage Village
Come discover Maple Syrup Season at Westfield Heritage Village and see for yourself how sap is turned to syrup! This special program will be offered on: Sundays, March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 March Break days Wednesday, March 13 ...
Weekend Nature Play
Mar 2, 2024 
to Mar 2, 2024
Evergreen Brick Works
Designed to showcase and make available to the public the many benefits of place based outdoor play and learning, the Children’s Garden offers a wild yet urban landscape for child-led play and stewardship-based opportunities for all visiting the Brick Works. It ...
Seedy Saturday
Mar 2, 2024 
to Mar 2, 2024
Evergreen Brick Works
Seedy Saturday returns to Evergreen Brick Works! Join us for this much-awaited event happening on Saturday, March 2 at Evergreen Brick Works alongside Toronto’s largest year-round Farmers Market. Seedy Saturday is a celebration of seeds, gardening, and community. You can ...
Weekend Festivals at Celebration Square
Mar 2, 2024 
to Mar 3, 2024
Mississauga Celebration Square
Enjoy free weekend Festivals at Mississauga Celebration Square! From May to October, experience all of the food, music, entertainment and culture with your friends and family.
Sweet Water at Crawford Lake
Mar 2, 2024 
to Apr 7, 2024
Crawford Lake Conservation Area
It’s one of the most delicious and historic traditions at Conservation Halton and you’re invited to take part! Experience all Maple Season has to offer by visiting Crawford Lake’s Sweetwater Season!  Learn about the Indigenous origins and current practice of ...
Mountsberg’s Maple Town
Mar 2, 2024 
to Apr 7, 2024
Mountsberg Conservation Area
It’s the sweetest time of year at Conservation Halton! The Mountsberg sugarbush has been producing maple magic for more than 150 years and educating the public for over 40 years. The park will tap about 300 sugar maples this spring ...
Maple Syrup at White Meadows Farms
Mar 2, 2024 
to Apr 7, 2024
White Farm Meadows
We’ve split your Sugar Bush Trek into two unique portions for a perfect balance of education and enjoyment. Part 1: Your Guided Portion Follow in our sugar-maker’s footsteps as your guide leads you through the re-imagined Native and Pioneer Camps ...
Mar 2, 2024 
to Mar 31, 2024
Brooks Farms
Visit Brooks Farms for Maplefest 2024! The festival will run Weekends in March, plus the week of March break! Enjoy a tour, pancakes in the outdoor pavilion and train rides! Farm market is open daily. Remember to dress for the ...
Bronte Creek Maple Syrup Festival
Mar 2, 2024 
to Mar 31, 2024
Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Get ready for Maple! Our next big event will be our Maple Syrup Festival! Come join us we explore the history of making maple syrup and demonstrate some of the great things made with it. Enjoy a tour around an ...
Taste of the Middle East Winter Festival
Mar 1, 2024 
to Mar 3, 2024
Mississauga Convention Centre
Celebrating Arabic Music, Art, and Culture The 1st Annual Taste of the Middle East Winter Festival 2023 will transform “The Mississauga Convention Centre” into a walk through the streets & souks of the Middle East, serving up the delightful tastes ...
Toronto Spring Camping & RV Show
Feb 29, 2024 
to Mar 3, 2024
The International Centre
Access the best deals of the year from the largest RV retailers in Ontario all under one roof at The Toronto Spring Camping & RV Show and Sale. There’s something for every outdoor enthusiast, featuring an exciting showcase of the ...
Feb 26, 2024 
to Mar 2, 2024
Multiple Locations
In a circular space similar to a miniature circus, a clown opens the doors of his big top. Between an act of wild plastic bags, balancing on musical notes, taming an unruly tiger, and a zen Yin bowl for a ...
Maple Syrup Experience at Elliott Tree Farm
Feb 17, 2024 
to Apr 7, 2024
Elliott Tree Farm
The Elliott Tree Farm 2024 Maple Syrup Experience kicks off on Saturday February 17 for Family Day Weekend! Join us within an hour of the GTA for our annual Canadian tradition with our famous pancake breakfast at the Horse Barn ...
Feb 15, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Princess of Wales Theatre
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an ...
Enchanted Lights
Feb 10, 2024 
to Mar 10, 2024
Mel Lastman Square
Embrace the magic of the season at Enchanted Lights, an extraordinary winter-themed light show illuminating the hearts of our community! This enchanting event invites all to indulge in the beauty of diverse cultures through a mesmerizing display of lights, entertainment, ...
The Three Little Pigs
Feb 10, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Wychwood Theatre
Embark on a charming and witty adventure with the three little pigs as they battle wits with the big bad wolf. From Stiles and Drewe, the award-winning musical team behind Honk! and Broadway’s Mary Poppins, comes The Three Little Pigs, ...
Space to Spoon
Feb 8, 2024 
to May 20, 2024
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
Space to Spoon is a hands-on experience, with stunning graphics and interactive elements for visitors of all ages. The science, technology, and innovation that transform satellite images into agricultural applications are showcased in a way that encourages informal science learning ...
Hello Winter
Feb 1, 2024 
to Mar 15, 2024
Heritage Park and Downtown Barrie
Grab your mittens! Barrie Winterfest officially kicks off Hello Winter! Enjoy the many outdoor, arts, culture and community events taking place in February & March. Hello Winter features activities and events for everyone to enjoy, including Barrie Winterfest, Barrie Skating ...
Visit Ripley's Aquarium
Feb 1, 2024 
to Mar 31, 2024
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Immerse yourself in a world of 20,000 aquatic animals and discover your own underwater adventure. With more than 5.7 million litres of water, North America’s longest underwater viewing tunnel! Families can get up close and personal with touch exhibits featuring ...
Visit Little Canada
Jan 25, 2024 
to Mar 20, 2024
Little Canada
You could spend a lifetime exploring all of Canada, but luckily for you Little Canada has shrunk the country down so you can see the best it has to offer in one miniature whistle-stop tour. Tap back into your childlike ...
BSM Obsessed: How Shoes Became Objects of Desire
Jan 25, 2024 
to Mar 20, 2024
Bata Shoe Museum
OBSESSED: How Shoes Became Objects of Desire will guide you through the story of how we have become a society obsessed with shoes. This exhibition features highly coveted shoes in our collection that represents how industrialization drove shoe consumption transforming ...
The Skate Escape
Jan 20, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Friday Harbour Resort
Embrace the best of the winter season at Friday Harbour with ice skating, outdoor recreation offers, live entertainment, and more! • Free Ice Skating in the Piazza • Skate and Equipment Rentals available. • Après Skate Domes serving hot chocolate ...
Hangar Skate
Jan 19, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
The Hangar District Ice Rink
A FREE pop-up skating rink outside an 80,000 sq.ft airplane hangar at the Hangar District in Downsview. From January 19 – March 17, there will be open skating on Saturdays and Sundays: 2pm – 5pm (free skating lessons available, details ...
Immersive Van Gogh
Jan 12, 2024 
to Mar 24, 2024
Lighthouse Immersive Artspace
From the originators of the Parisian Atelier des Lumières exhibition that has been seen by more than two million visitors worldwide and has inspired the global trendsetting phenomenon of immersive digital art experiences, comes an all-new visually striking achievement that ...
IMAX: Dinosaurs of Antarctica
Jan 8, 2024 
to Jun 1, 2024
Ontario Science Centre
Uncover a hidden past when prehistoric giants roamed Antarctica hundreds of millions of years ago Join scientists on a quest to unearth a prehistoric world now lost to ice on the southernmost continent of Antarctica. Discover a colossal amphibian that ...
Jurassic World: The Exhibition
Jan 1, 2024 
to May 5, 2024
Square One Shopping Centre
Jurassic World: The Exhibition at Square One Mississauga is a 20,000 square-foot experience based on one of history’s largest blockbusters, and features scenes inspired by the beloved films. Visitors will have the chance to walk through the world-famous Jurassic World ...
Winter Magic
Nov 25, 2023 
to Mar 17, 2024
Mississauga Celebration Square
There’s magic in the air at Celebration Square! With spectacular art installations, twinkling lights, and skating on the City’s largest outdoor ice rink, there are so many ways to embrace the cold throughout the season.
Immersive Disney Animation
Jan 1, 2024 
to Mar 24, 2024
Lighthouse Immersive Artspace
At Immersive Disney Animation you won’t just see a whole new world, you’ll become part of it! Step inside your favorite Disney songs and stories – and see them come to life around you. From timeless classics to modern masterpieces, ...

Please note: Child’s Life makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of information presented in our guides. However, we highly recommend visiting event websites or calling event venues/organizers to confirm details such as location, dates, times, fees or other information that may affect your outing.

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