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!
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

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...
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.
Earth day events

What’s ON Earth Day in the GTA

Earth Day is officially on April 22, 2017, but you'll find many events all weekend, and even all month long. Many people are now naming April as 'earth month'. It's a great time to take advantage of the healthy planet themed events to reinforce important habits of conservation and preservation in our kids.

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!
Maple Syrup Festivals Guide

Maple Syrup Festivals

Spring is just around the corner and with it a very sweet time of year has arrived in Ontario – the sap is running, and and that can only mean one thing – Maple Syrup! Enjoy a pancake breakfast, learn how many buckets of sap make a litre of syrup, and hop on a wagon ride! Maybe we’ll see you there!
March Break 2017 GTA Guide

What’s ON March Break

We've rounded up the top events for March Break 2017 in our family friendly events guide. Helping you to keep busy and entertained with places to go, and things to do for kids in and around the Toronto area. Find festivals, workshops, special exhibits and activities - we hope you have a week to remember and make some great family memories!
Family Day Events in York Region

What’s ON: Family Day in York Region

Find kids events for Family Day in York Region. There many events indoors as out – find festivals, workshops, special exhibits and activities!

Mark Valentine’s Day with Canada Blooms’ Botanical Garden Date Ideas

An annual day of love, romance and lots of pretty flowers is upon us. On Valentine’s Day, floral arrangements have often been a longstanding gift option, given to our significant others as a token and expression of our love.

What’s ON: Family Day in the GTA

Festivals, workshops, special exhibits, activities and more! Find out What's ON for Family Day 2017 in Toronto and the surrounding area! Don't forget to...
Model of Toronto made from LEGO

Five ways to spend time with your kids this Family Day

With Family Day quickly approaching, many Canadian parents are putting their thinking hats on to brainstorm fun activities to celebrate the holiday.
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...
Northern Nightmare at Monster Jam

Be a part of the Most Adrenaline Charged Motorsports Experience for Families

Monster Jam® is the most adrenaline charged motorsports experience for families on the planet. The stars of the show are the biggest performers on four wheels: the Monster Jam trucks!
Winter Carnivals Guide

Winter Carnivals and Festivals

It's time for some 'cool' outdoor play! Winter carnivals are held in January and February each year - and are a great way to beat those winter blues. See dog sled racing, participate in traditional winter games, snow shoe, sledding and plenty of other creative winter activities.
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