Feathers of Fire – An elaborate shadow puppet play comes to Toronto

Tirgan Festival organizers present Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic, the most elaborate shadow puppet play ever performed. Feathers of Fire hits Toronto after sold-out shows in San Francisco, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn, Cambridge and Los Angeles

Backyard Living Expo Launching in Mississauga

A one-of-a-kind show is coming to The International Centre this spring. From April 21-23, 2017, grilling enthusiasts, green-thumbers, landscapers, home renovators and virtually anyone with an interest in backyard furniture, patios, decks, and more will come together for a jam-packed weekend at the Backyard Living Expo!
Family Ice Fishing Ontario

Ontario Family Ice Fishing Events

During the February Ontario Family Fishing Event families can try ice fishing without the need for a fishing license! This is great way to try out the fun sport together as a family.

Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family North American premiere

A blockbuster exhibit Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family makes its North American premiere at the Waterloo Region Museum this winter and is on exhibit...
Natrel Rink at Harbourfront Centre

Family Fun at Harbourfront Centre’s Natrel Rink

Harbourfront Centre has opened the Natrel Rink for the 2014/2015 skating season. Harbourfront Centre invites visitors to enjoy free public skating on the city’s most scenic rink, now to March 2015.
Toronto Christmas Market

Toronto Christmas Market

Inspired by the Old World and influenced by the New, this free annual event captures all of the tradition, heritage and charm of a European Christmas Market with family friendly entertainment including musicians, carolers and children's choirs.

Apple Harvest Festival

There's no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving Weekend and no better place to explore the countryside, harbour towns and fall colours!

Markham Fair: Fall at it’s Funest!

There is fun to be had for the whole family at the 2016 Markham Fair! It's Canada’s largest 4-day Agricultural Fair and a Child's Life favourite!
SNOW the exhibit at the Markham Museum

SNOW, The Traveling Exhibit

SNOW, a traveling exhibition created by the Canadian Museum of History in partnership with the J. Armand Bombardier Museum, on display from January 30, 2016 to April 24, 2016.
Peter and the Star Catcher

Pre-sale: Peter and the Starcatcher

Be the first to book tickets to see Peter and the Star Catcher and save 40%! The Peter Pan prequel for all of us who never grew up!

Fancy Nancy The Musical: Tickets from $18 until March 4

Save 40% per ticket to see Fancy Nancy the Musical now playing at the Lower Ossington Theatre when you book by Friday March 4th! Based on the New York Times Best Selling Children's Book!
Matilda the Musical at the Ed mirvish Theatre

Presale ‘Matilda The Musical’ at the Ed Mirvish Theatre

Called "wondrous" by TIME Magazine, Tony-award winning "Matilda The Musical" is "smart, sweet, zany and stupendous fun" (Wall Street Journal). The Canadian premiere comes...
Christmas at Kortright

Kortright Magical Christmas Forest

  Come to Kortight and have a family Christmas experience like no other. Memories are made as you walk down our forested path surrounded by...
Family Snow Day

Introducing Family Snow Day, eh!

This winter, get your family together to get outside and have a ton of fun while you all get active against cancer!

Fancy Nancy the Musical

Bonjour! (That's a fancy way to say hello!) Meet Fancy Nancy: from the top of her tiara down to her sparkly studded shoes, Nancy...
Mary Poppins Extended

Mary Poppins has been extended in Toronto

Mary Poppins has been extended in Toronto, again! Book now and save 50% on new dates through October 10th!
odysseo finale

Cavalia Odysseo Final Shows Added – Closing May 31!

Due to strong demand, the producers of Odysseo are delighted to announce an eighth and final week to its run in the GTA area. The larger-than-life theatrical production will now have its last performance under the White Big Top at the Port Lands on Sunday, May 31st.
Tree Top Trekking

Monarch Zip Line Open for the Season!

Get an early jump on spring with an unforgettable ride on the 600ft long Monarch Zip Line at Treetop Trekking Stouffville, only 20 minutes from Toronto. Special early season promotional rate of only $9.99 +hst (regular price: $19.99) offered during the Bruce's Mill Maple Syrup Festival!
Cavalia Odysseo returns to Toronto

The Return of ODYSSEO by Cavalia

Three years after its smash 18-week debut run in Toronto, Odysseo by Cavalia returns next spring. The world’s largest touring production will be presented under the White Big Top in Toronto starting April 8.
The Velveteen Rabbit

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen presents The Velveteen Rabbit

Canada`s Ballet Jörgen kicks off its 2014-2015 season with a story ballet for the whole family. The Velveteen Rabbit, choreographed by award-winning dance maker, Kathleen Rea, will be at the Betty Oliphant Theatre in Toronto on October 4 at 4pm and again on October 5 at 2pm.
Buskerfest 2014

Scotia Bank Buskerfest 2014

Comedy, spontaneity and a dash of the unbelievable: 4 days and 4 nights of non-stop, action-packed, fun-filled entertainment. Comedians, contortionists, musicians, magicians, fire jugglers, acrobats, aerial artists, clowns and daredevils all come together for North America’s largest street performer festival.

Discover Taiwan’s rich legacy at TAIWANfest

From August 22 through 24, Harbourfront Centre hosts TAIWANfest, a weekend-long celebration of Taiwanese arts and cultural heritage. This year’s theme, “Forget Me Not” will explore Taiwan’s culture as influenced by all those who have touched their shores, from the Japanese to the Dutch.
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