Happy New Year! Ring in the New Year with the whole family at a first night family event or free skate. Find an event near you in our local guide to family friendly 2016 New Year's Celebrations and Free Skating events in and around the GTA!
An ever growing guide to outdoor natural and synthetic skating rinks in York Region, Durham, Toronto, Peel and Halton Region. Find a rink near you to spend a fun, fresh, memorable day with the family or help us grow this list by recommending a rink to add!
It’s time to dig out the toboggans and enjoy the powder while it lasts. Find toboggan hills in York and Durham Regions as well as some Toronto toboggan hills you can check out for a fun filled day with the family.
Family Time on the Slopes - Skiing has become our favourite family activity. Southern Ontario has hills big enough for the whole family to have plenty of fun on and many offer private and group lessons. Find Ski & Snowboarding in Southern Ontario...
Ho Ho Ho! It's that time of year - ready or not - here comes Santa! Find a parade in your area or make it a family trip to visit somewhere new! There are so many great parades in the GTA and north of Toronto.
With Christmas just around the corner, many will recall last years trek, axe in hand, circling evergreens and sizing up countless prickly specimens. For many families this annual tree hunt is a favorite holiday tradition so it's nice to know that not only is it a great winter outing but it's also the earth friendly choice.
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.
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.
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!
From Saturday, September 24 to Sunday, October 2, 2016 York Region is hosting its second annual Pumpkin Pie Trail!
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.
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!
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.
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!
Toronto is a true centre of Canadian culture, with a vibrant art, sports and heritage scene. With a huge choice of things to do and places to see on your visit to Canada’s most populous and arguably most cosmopolitan city, it can be tough to narrow down where to go on your trip!