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GTA Weekend Family Fun Guide | November 15-17, 2019

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Toronto Christmas Market

Toronto Christmas Market

Start:
Nov 14, 2019
End:
Dec 22, 2019
Venue:
distillery district
The Toronto Christmas Market takes place in Toronto’s Distillery Historic District from November 14 to December 22, 2019. The event, celebrating its 10th year, recreates the romance and magic of traditional European Christmas markets which date back to the early …
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2019 Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Weekend

2019 Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Weekend

Start:
Nov 15, 2019
End:
Nov 18, 2019
Venue:
Hockey Hall of Fame
The Hockey Hall of Fame is set to welcome its newest Inductees – Guy Carbonneau, Vaclav Nedomansky, Hayley Wickenheiser and Sergei Zubov in the Player Category and Jim Rutherford and Jerry York in the Builder Category. Be a part of …
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Santa Claus Parade

Toronto Santa Claus Parade

Start:
Nov 17, 2019
End:
Nov 17, 2019
Venue:
Toronto Santa Claus Parade
Santa Claus is coming to town! Catch a glimpse of the man in red at the Toronto Santa Claus Parade in Toronto! The Santa Claus Parade is the longest running and largest children’s parade in the world …
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More Events this Weekend

Going nuts over the Nutcracker! (ages 6-12)

Start:
Nov 15, 2019
End:
Nov 15, 2019
Venue:
Toronto Public Library – Parliament Street branch
Immerse yourself in the story, dance, music, costumes and props, of one of the most beloved ballets and top things off by taking home a craft of your very own making! In The Nutcracker ballet, Clara, an army of mice, a brigade of toy soldiers, …
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The Dr. Seuss Experience

Start:
Oct 26, 2019
End:
Jan 5, 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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Wizard of Oz Month at the BSM

Start:
Nov 2, 2019
End:
Nov 30, 2019
Venue:
Bata Shoe Museum
In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the classic film The Wizard of Oz, the BSM will feature continuous screenings every weekend in November! Kids can also dress up in costumes inspired by the film, try on funky footwear and make a Wizard of Oz …
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BSM Warm the Sole Sock Drive

Start:
Nov 1, 2019
End:
Nov 30, 2019
Venue:
Bata Shoe Museum
New socks are the most requested item of clothing. Please consider donating to our annual sock drive and help your community! Donate on the weekend and enjoy free admission to the BSM! …
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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 Adventures of Pinocchio

Start:
Nov 11, 2019
End:
Jan 5, 2020
Venue:
Young People’s Theatre
This rollicking new musical follows the much-loved marionette on his mischievous quest to become a real human being. Multi-award-winning actor Sheila McCarthy returns to YPT after more than 35 years to direct the Canadian premiere of this magical adaptation. CANADIAN PREMIERE • HOLIDAY MUSICAL MAINSTAGE …
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Markham Home for the Holidays

Start:
Nov 15, 2019
End:
Nov 17, 2019
Venue:
Markham Fairgrounds
Welcome to our 32nd Markham HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, Nov 15-17 at the Markham Fairgrounds! We have over 130 juried exhibitors from Ontario, as well as Nova Scotia & Quebec offering Christmas decorating accents & accessories, personalized ornaments, stained glass, Shabby Chic furniture & custom …
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Storytime at the Toronto Railway Museum

Start:
Nov 16, 2019
End:
Nov 16, 2019
Venue:
Toronto Railway Museum
Looking for a great way to spend an afternoon with your children? Every Saturday in November 2019, the Toronto Railway Museum will be offering a reading of popular, railway-themed children’s books! Museum staff will read to the audience one of our wonderful books. This event …
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Collingwood’s Annual Santa Claus Parade

Start:
Nov 16, 2019
End:
Nov 16, 2019
Venue:
Downtown Collingwood
Downtown Collingwood is once again pleased to present Collingwood’s Annual Santa Claus Parade. The theme for this year’s event is “The Lights of Christmas”. As in previous years, the parade will be held in the early evening to capture all the magic of our downtown …
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Newmarket Santa Claus Parade

Start:
Nov 16, 2019
End:
Nov 16, 2019
Venue:
Newmarket Parade Route
Join us in welcoming Santa Claus to Newmarket! Parade starts at 11 a.m. at the corner of Lorne and Eagle Street, proceeds east on Eagle Street and north on Main Street. Please note: due to construction on Davis Drive the Parade will end at Simcoe …
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Barrie Santa Claus Parade

Start:
Nov 16, 2019
End:
Nov 16, 2019
Venue:
Barrie Parade Route
The Barrie Chamber of Commerce is pleased to have a longstanding partnership with Santa. He joins us each year for this fun night parade that features fantastic lights, colours and music. The 2018 parade is scheduled for 5pm on Saturday, November 16, 2019. This years theme …
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Richmond Hill’s Santa Claus Parade

Start:
Nov 16, 2019
End:
Nov 16, 2019
Venue:
Richmond Hill Santa Claus Parade Route
Our Santa Claus Parade brings the holiday spirit to life each year for spectators of all ages. This popular nighttime parade attracts thousands and features a number of diverse floats, walking groups and marching bands from in and around the community. This year’s theme: “Toyland” …
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Orillia Santa Claus Parade

Start:
Nov 17, 2019
End:
Nov 17, 2019
Venue:
Downton Orillia Parade Route
One of the largest Christmas parades North of Toronto! Over 100 floats, bands & Santa himself celebrate Memories of Christmas! …
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Hockey Helps the Homeless 2019 York Region Tournament

Start:
Nov 15, 2019
End:
Nov 15, 2019
Venue:
Angus Glen Community Centre
Hockey Helps the Homeless is a not-for-profit charity that runs pro-am hockey tournaments across Canada, where amateur players fundraise to skate with hockey greats including NHL Alumni and female Olympians. All net proceeds stay local in the city we’re hosting in to help Canadians find …
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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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HoHo Holiday 5K Run

Start:
Nov 16, 2019
End:
Nov 16, 2019
Venue:
Downtown Collingwood
Come kick off the 2019 Holiday Season with the 3rd Annual HoHoHoliday 5K in support of You’re The Chef Program and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Georgian Triangle! The HoHoHoliday 5K is the most Festive run in town! This 5km trail run combines the …
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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 …
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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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