What’s ON this Weekend

Our weekend guide to family fun in and around the Toronto area. Updated each week to bring you the latest family events, activities, festivals, fairs, kids shows and fun things to do with the kids. Find Fun close to Home with Child's Life!

Farmers Markets & Pick Your Own

Guide to local farms in York Region and Durham. Find country markets selling fresh fruit and vegetables, sweet corn, organic produce, pick your own strawberries, berries, apples and family fun farms, petting zoos and hayrides!

Summer Movies under the Stars

Movies under the Stars are the perfect way to fit a family outing into the hot days of summer. The evenings are a little cooler and more comfortable for everyone, and you won't have to slather them in sunscreen or nag about putting their hats back on!

Ontario Family Fishing Events

During the July Ontario Family Ice Fishing Event families can try fishing without the need for a fishing license! This is great way to try...
cineplex family favourites

Cineplex Family Favourites

Don’t miss Cineplex Family Favourites, great family movies every Saturday at 11am. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family!
Canada Day Event Guide

Canada Day Family Events & Fireworks

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday! Find family friendly Canada Day Events, Activities and Fireworks displays in and around the GTA in our annual Family Guide.
Splash Pads GTA

York Region Splash Pads

Water play features are a great way to cool off during the hot summer months. Starting late June and running until late August or early Septemeber (weather permitting), most park spray features operate from about 9:00 am until dusk.

The Ultimate Sports Camp – Good Sports

Good Sports is a multi-sport camp program from Earthbound Kids which includes instruction and skill development each day. It’s main focus is game play and being a positive team player while having fun with friends.
Rookie Camper Mistakes

Avoid Rookie Camper Mistakes

Camping is a memorable experience. Whether bonding as a family or gathering with close friends around the campfire, trips in the trailer or tent are sure to inspire stories for years to come. But not everybody is a seasoned camper.

Summer Fairs & Festivals in the GTA

Find the best summer festivals for families in Toronto and the surrounding area of Southern Ontario. Food festivals, fairs, ethnic celebrations, dancing, kids activities, music and more! We are constantly adding to these listings so stay tuned and have a fun summer!
Father's Day events

Father’s Day Events

Plan the perfect family day out to celebrate 'DAD'! Find special events for families in our Father's Day weekend guide (June 17-18).

Day Out With Thomas Friendship Tour 2017

Start your engines! Thomas the Tank Engine™ will be chugging his way into Uxbridge for two weekends of fun, August 11, 12, 13 and...
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours

Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours opens early for 25th season

Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours has kicked off its 25th anniversary season by setting a new record — launching earlier in the year than ever before. Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours officially opened its doors to the public in 1992 with a single boat, taking passengers for thrilling white water rides.
Strawberry Picking farms GTA

Pick Your Own Strawberries

Strawberry picking in Ontario is a ‘must do’ family activity. What could make a better family day trip than spending an afternoon with the kids outdoors, supporting local farmers and heading home with some delicious, sweet and healthy homegrown berries. It’s an affordable day out you’ll want to plan for every June.
Victoria Day events

Victoria Day Long Weekend Family Events

Victoria Day long weekend, or May 2-4, marks the beginning of summer, a season we are all ready and waiting for! Find the best family events this May long weekend in Toronto, York Region, Durham, Peel and Bruce Simcoe-County!
march break at the hockey hall of fame

Win a Family Pass to the Hockey Hall of Fame

Contest Closed - Enter for a Chance to Win a Family Pass for 5 to the Hockey Hall of Fame At the Hockey Hall of Fame a thrilling experience awaits your family at the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Mother's Day Events GTA

Mother’s Day Family Events in the GTA

Finally a day focused on moms! While you may not get time to put your feet up and chill out like you're dreaming about, we hope you will get a chance to feel a little spoiled and maybe even appreciated - even if only for a few minutes!

Celebrate Canada 150 with this campfire dessert

No campfire? No problem! This oven-baked dessert dip packs all the gooey chocolatey-marshmallow goodness of the classic fire pit treat, no flames required. Keep it traditional and dive in with graham crackers or achieve sweet-and-salty nirvana and enjoy with potato chips.

Spring Mom-to-Mom Sales in the GTA

Every spring Mom-to-Mom Sales pop up all over the GTA. Usually taking place during April and May, these huge indoor garage sales with gently used baby gear, infant, toddler, and children's items like clothes, toys, books, dvds, strollers and more.

10 Inspired Ideas for Decorating and Dyeing Easter Eggs

Easter is not complete without decorated eggs! It's a holiday tradition that is sure to bring out your creativity. We've picked our favourite ideas to share with you from talented ladies around the web.
Creative Easter Crafts for Kids

Hop to it! Creative Easter Crafts for Kids

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite fun Easter crafts from talented crafting mommies around the web. Find some inspiration and get creative with the kids during the long weekend!
Easter Fun Guide

Easter Weekend Events for Families

Hot on the Heels of March Break, it's a 4-day weekend for the kiddos starting on Friday! There are plenty of Easter Events and Egg Hunts across the GTA with special themed activities over the holiday.
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