A Christmas Carol – The Family Musical with a Scrooge Loose!

Ross Petty Productions is delighted to announce the 2017 holiday musical – the world premiere of a brand-new title – A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE...
What's ON weekend Guide

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!
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!

Halloween Events

Trick or Treat! Get ready for a whole weekend of spooky fun! See all the spooky and fun events in our annual GTA Halloween guide!

Get Lost in a Corn Maze

Rows and rows of tall corn fields spread across Ontario every fall means yummy sweet buttered corn for dinner and hot corn on the...

Ghost Walks and Historical Tours

Get into the spirit of Halloween with a Spooky Historical Tour of your city! Ghost walks are offered in a number of locations across...

Winged Canvas Holds Juried Student & Teacher Art Exhibition

On September 15th, Winged Canvas Art Hub will be opening their 2017 Juried Student & Teacher Art Exhibition. In support of local and emerging...

Fall Mom-to-Mom Sales in the GTA

Fall Mom-to-Mom Sales usually taking place from September to November, these huge indoor garage sales are full of gently used baby gear, infant, toddler,...
Fall Fairs & Festivals

Funtastic Fall Fairs & Festivals

The Fall season is one of the best times of the year for family events and outings! This colourful (and cooler!) season brings so any opportunities to head out with the kids and make lasting memories and traditions!
Pumpkins in York Region

York Region Pumpkin Pie Trail

  York Region is hosting its third annual Pumpkin Pie Trail, to be held over two weekends at the end of September. Participating farms, farmers markets...

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!

Apple Picking in and around the GTA

Treat the family to a day out celebrating fall and it's local harvest of delicious Ontario apples! See below for a handy list of apple orchards in the GTA and Southern Ontario. If you know of a great spot that is not in our list please share it with our readers by commenting below.
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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!

Hiking with Kids – How to Plan, Pack and Play

Hiking with kids can be a rewarding and fun experience or it can lend up being an outing filled with meltdowns deep in the forest that you immediately regret.

Win Tickets to the Markham Fair

Contest Closed - ENTER TO WIN 1 of 3 Special Family Passes for 2 adults and up to 3 children to the 2017 Markham Fair! There is fun to be had for the whole family at this annual fall favourite! Canada’s largest 4-day Agricultural Fair features food, midway, livestock, demolition derby and much more!

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...
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.
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