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GTA Weekend Family Fun Guide | Jan 24-26, 2020

Your guide to things to do in Toronto this weekend. 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.

Featured Events

62nd Annual Toronto International Boat Show

62nd Annual Toronto International Boat Show

Start:
Jan 17, 2020
End:
Jan 27, 2020
Venue:
Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place
North America’s largest indoor boat show docks at the Enercare Centre with an impressive array of 1,200 new boats on display, educational seminars, and lifestyle programming. Spanning over a million square feet of show space, this year’s highlights include Ontario’s …
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Toronto Light Festival

Toronto Light Festival

Start:
Jan 17, 2020
End:
Mar 1, 2020
Venue:
The Distillery Historic District
The Toronto Light Festival offers a visual journey and a playful adventure throughout the walking streets of The Distillery District. During the cold, dark days of winter, The Toronto Light Festival offers visitors a reason to bundle up, get outside …
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Bracebridge Fire & Ice Festival

Bracebridge Fire and Ice Festival

Start:
Jan 25, 2020
End:
Jan 25, 2020
Venue:
Bracebridge in Muskoka
The Bracebridge Fire and Ice Festival is a newly formed festival in Downtown core of Bracebridge. The festival will offer a unique approach to a traditional winter carnival …
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More Events this Weekend

Family Sundays at the AGO

Start:
Jan 19, 2020
End:
Jan 19, 2020
Venue:
Art Gallery of Ontario
Visit the Art Gallery of Ontario on Sundays for Family Fun! With events for little kids, big kids and the whole family, there is fun for everyone. Interactive, innovative family activities change on a monthly basis and are inspired by ever-changing exhibitions and collections. In …
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Toronto Indoor Wakeboard Championships

Start:
Jan 24, 2020
End:
Jan 25, 2020
Venue:
Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place
The TORONTO INDOOR WAKEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS, hosted for a second year by the 62nd annual Toronto International Boat Show, will kick off the 2020 season of the World Series of Wakeboarding. Taking place on the world’s largest indoor lake, the TORONTO INDOOR WAKEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS is the …
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The Amazing Race: Chinese New Year Open House

Start:
Jan 25, 2020
End:
Jan 25, 2020
Venue:
The STEAM Project
The STEAM Project wants to celebrate Chinese New Year with you by hosting a FREE maker event. Build your own mouse vehicle, and enter a challenge to race them against other kids. Please bring a cash donation. All proceeds go to Sick Kids Foundation. Kindly …
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The Art of Winter Festival

Start:
Jan 24, 2020
End:
Jan 25, 2020
Venue:
Downtown Collingwood
Winter happens in Collingwood and embracing it is a Collingwood art form. Join friends and family at THE ART OF WINTER FESTIVAL January 24-26, when Collingwood turns into a snowy canvas for creativity, activity and connectivity. Central Park and the Collingwood Trails Network play host …
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Blumination Dream Trail

Start:
Jan 1, 2020
End:
Mar 28, 2020
Venue:
Blue Mountain Village
Blumination Dream Trail lights the night at Blue Mountain Village – on now until MARCH 28, 2020, dusk to 10 pm! Enjoy a dancing light display to music every night. Updated light show schedule below: January lights dancing to music: 6 pm,7, 8, 9 pm …
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Chinese New Year at Blue Mountain Village

Start:
Jan 25, 2020
End:
Jan 25, 2020
Venue:
Blue Mountain Village
Celebrate Chinese New Year at Blue Mountain Village by enjoying dinner at one of the many restaurants and then enjoying a beautiful fireworks display over the Mill Pond at 8pm! …
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Winter Stations Presents Loop

Start:
Jan 15, 2020
End:
Feb 8, 2020
Venue:
York Street Park
Coming January 2020 to add a much-need splash of colour to winter on the waterfront is Loop. A cross between a music box, zoetrope, and a railway handcar, the art installation is an interactive retro-futuristic machine powered by you. Visitors can hop two at a …
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Evergreen’s Winter Fridays

Start:
Jan 3, 2020
End:
Jan 3, 2020
Venue:
Evergreen Brick Works
Skating, warm drinks, tasty eats and DJ beats every Friday night during January and February at Evergreen Brick Works. Skate under the stars on our picturesque outdoor skating rink, grab a hot chocolate (or something stronger) at our Sipping Station and cozy up around the …
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Let it Snow Sundays

Start:
Jan 26, 2020
End:
Jan 26, 2020
Venue:
Montgomery’s Inn
Enjoy tobogganing down the hill next to Montgomery’s Inn — a favourite spot for generations of Etobicans. Walk through Tom Riley Park and cross the footbridges over Mimico Creek. After a memorable afternoon of these winter traditions, get cozy by the fire with a warm …
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2020 Lunar New Year Celebration

Start:
Jan 25, 2020
End:
Jan 25, 2020
Venue:
Dragon City Mall
In the year 2020, the first day of the Lunar New Year will fall on January 25th. To highlight the fifteen-day celebrations and in welcoming the year of the Rat, Toronto Chinatown BIA will spearhead the celebrations with an opening ceremony in Dragon City Mall …
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Sunday Fun Day at Nathan Phillips Square

Start:
Jan 26, 2020
End:
Jan 26, 2020
Venue:
Nathan Phillips Square
From December to March Nathan Phillips Square will host fun, free, drop-in winter programming. All are encouraged to stop by anytime for free leisure skating. Join in on family-friendly music for Sunday fun on the ice …
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The Dr. Seuss Experience

Start:
Oct 26, 2019
End:
Mar 22, 2020
Venue:
Square One Shopping Centre
Welcome to The Dr. Seuss Experience! An imaginative and interactive immersion into the wondrous world of Dr. Seuss. This Seuss-tacular sensory spectacle takes each guest on an awe-inspiring journey through nine different Dr. Seuss books, allowing each visitor a chance to magically step into the …
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Come From Away

Start:
Dec 13, 2019
End:
May 31, 2020
Venue:
Ed Mirvish Theatre
It’s been called the “edge of the world.” The weather is wild, but the locals never lack for warmth. And it’s here, in Newfoundland, where a remote town became the epicenter of a remarkable true story filled with unusual characters, unexpected camaraderie and uncommon generosity …
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The Christmas Caper Holiday Experience

Start:
Dec 19, 2019
End:
Jan 31, 2020
Venue:
Looking Glass Adventures
There has been an investigation and Santa needs your help! All the evidence collected narrowing down the culprit at large is missing. The North Pole needs to find the suspect who stole Santa’s Naughty and Nice lists so they can hopefully track them down. Without …
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Toronto Reptile Expo

Start:
Jan 26, 2020
End:
Jan 26, 2020
Venue:
The International Centre
It’s the very first Reptile Expo in Toronto for 2020! Join us on January 26th at The International Centre for a day of reptile appreciation. All your favourite vendors and enthusiasts will be there! Tickets available: www.reptileexpo.ca …
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Skate On The Square

Start:
Nov 23, 2019
End:
Mar 20, 2020
Venue:
Mississauga Celebration Square
Enjoy a holiday skate at Celebration Square’s outdoor community rink. Special hours on Christmas Eve, Christmas day and New Years Eve …
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Area51 Lasertag | Planet Play — Free Playground Access

Start:
Nov 6, 2019
End:
Feb 7, 2020
Venue:
Area51 Lasertag
Area51 Lasertag | Planet Play is proud to support the Sick Kids Foundation. Join us during the WEEKDAYS from 10AM to 5PM for FREE Playground entry with a donation of $2, $5, or $10. Our 10,000 Sq.ft family entertainment facility is located in the heart …
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The Quest to Save Christmas Family Escape Room

Start:
Nov 8, 2019
End:
Jan 31, 2020
Venue:
Mysterious Minds Escape Rooms
Have you ever wondered how reindeer fly?  Come and experience Toronto’s holiday-themed escape room! Available for booking in two different difficulty levels, this 60-minute adventure is guaranteed to get the whole family involved! Santa’s Head Elf in charge of his reindeer has been kidnapped! You …
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The Dragon’s Song

Start:
Nov 1, 2019
End:
Jul 18, 2020
Venue:
Casa Loma
Be the hero. Discover the magic. Save the dragons. You have been asked to embark upon a dangerous quest: to save dragons from extinction. To do so you’ll need to sneak into a mysterious tower where the last dragon egg is rumored to rest. Will …
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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 …
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Please note: Child’s Life makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of information presented in our guides. However, we 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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