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Family Day long weekend is coming up soon: Saturday February 16 -Monday February 18. It is the perfect chance to spend some quality time together with your kids. There's lots of fun stuff going on in the big city and beyond. Check out our list below of indoor entertainment and outdoor activities that the whole family can enjoy.

Family Day Event

Join us at the Rec for a special day of fun filled family activities. Enjoy art, crafts, dancing, games, sports and more! Complete activity list is available online. Get your pass in advance and start planning your activities. The fun starts at 10:00 am! $18.75 per family.

Clay Works Arts Studio Family Day Workshop
Create a family memory out of clay. $8.00 per child.

Free Skating
Everyone is invited to join us on the ice from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (no pass required)
courtesy of Dr. Zigler, Green Tree Dental

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INDOOR Family Festival at the Markham Fair Grounds on Family Day Weekend, February 16th - 18th, 2019. Over 50,000 sq ft of INDOOR activity stations, interactive inflatables, mechanical rides, stage shows, rock climbing, special guest appearances, plus so much more! The 2019 Event will feature a NEW layout, NEW Build It activities, expanded Play Zones and a whole lot of FUN!

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Snowflakes & Starlight

Saturday February 16, 6 to 8 p.m. (Fireworks at 8pm)
Memorial Park, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville

Presented by Stouffville Academy of Music and Dance

A magical evening of Fire Eating, Ice Sculptures, Fire Dancing, Stilt Walking, Face Painting, Comfort Food, and a spectacular Fireworks Finale!

Fireworks begin at 8:00 pm.

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Danse dans la Neige Family Day Festival at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Sunday, February 17 & Monday, February 18

Live Music. Dance Workshops. Outdoor Activities. Art Workshops. Warm Drinks & Cookie Decorating.

Coinciding with the end of the Winter Carnival in Quebec City, this festival will offer art and dance activities for the whole family, celebrating the art of avant-garde artist Françoise Sullivan and francophone culture. Free with gallery admission.

For more information visit


SKY ZONE Family Day

Families that fly together, stay together. Gather your crew and get your jump on this Family Day! We open at 10am (Toddler Time at participating parks from 9am-10am). Tickets go fast, secure your jump time online to avoid disappointment.

Sky Zone Toronto – Vaughan – Mississauga – Whitby
Monday, February 18th



Kids Fest Toronto is back. Featuring new inflatables, new entertainment and a whole lot of fun! Kids Fest TO has taken over Hall 6 of the International Centre making it the LARGEST inflatable festival in Canada. Make this Family Day Weekend one to remember.

Visit for more details.

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The Second City Improv Showdown

The Second City’s top-notch improvisers have created a mind-blowing family experience fuelled by weird suggestions and energized by audience volunteers. This is a comedy showdown is specially designed for kids (and the old people in charge of them), this show has it all.

Performances Family Day Weekend and March Break.



Family Fun Fest features a large indoor amusement park, just for Family Day weekend! Boasting an impressive line-up of Kiddy Rides, Jumping Castles, Giant Slides, Obstacle Courses, Arcade Games, Attractions, Carnival Games and Interactive entertainment! Best Family day weekend event in Toronto!


Brimacombe Ski

Get the family off the couch and onto the slopes this winter at Durham's largest ski area, less than an hour east of Toronto. From lift tickets and lessons, to rentals and retail, to food and family time Brimacombe has your family covered.

Receive a Buy One, Get One Free Lift Ticket Coupon, for a return visit, with the purchase of a Full-Day Lift Ticket or Discover Package on Family Day!*

*Available on a first come, first serve basis. While supplies last.

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Pottery Painting at Ceramics Canada

Turn off the electronics and get creative while spending quality family time together with family and friends. Make memories at Ceramics Canada in Oshawa. 10% off hundreds of pottery pieces all weekend long when you bring a non-perishable food bank donation. Walk-ins welcome. Reservations accepted.

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Hamilton Kids-Fest

Blown up and ready for play will be some of North America's largest indoor inflatable rides. Kids will jump, bounce, slide, crawl and laugh their way through the day. All this, in addition to shows, interactive activities, games, crafts, UglyDolls meet-and-greets, full access to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and more!

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CN Tower: REGALIA, Native Pride

Until March 31, 2019 guests of the CN Tower will have access to REGALIA, Native Pride, hosted on the new observation level. Through 30 portraits, men, women, and children dressed in stunning and colourful regalia tell their personal stories as well as those of their people and their worldview.

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Piggy Banks for Life’s Moments

Help Unionville celebrate the Year of the Pig and kick off your family-day long weekend at the Varley Art Gallery. Enjoy the Arch of the Blessings and immerse in the sounds of cultures. Don’t forget to DIY your own Pig Hero lantern and take a money bath and “gong” for the fortune!

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Bata Shoe Museum

Chill with us on Family Day Monday and experience a magical winter wonderland! Kids can enjoy winter-themed arts and crafts, play a game of I Spy in the galleries and try on some funky footwear. Perfect for kids ages 3-12; Drop-in until 4pm. Sponsored by Bruce Etherington and Associates.

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The Toronto Zoo is the place to be for Family Day Weekend!

Take in one of our daily Keeper Talks, Carnivore Feedings and award-winning exhibits including our Tundra Trek, home to polar bears and arctic wolves. Take part in our National Hippo Day celebrations where you can meet our adorable pygmy hippo, Penelope, and learn about all things hippo. It’s a weekend full of family-fun!


The Ultimate indoor LEGO® playground.

Family fun with 2 rides, 10 LEGO build & Play zones, a 4D cinema and for a limited of time (February 8th- March 31st ) LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Toronto is hosting the ultimate celebration of the new THE LEGO® MOVIE™ 2!

Join Emmet, Wyldstyle and the gang during event weekends with exclusive building activities, out-of-this-world character experiences, interactive photo opportunities and more! It’s going to be AWESOME!


▪ LEGO Mosaic Build
▪ Group Build & Display
▪ Creative Build: Build Your Escape Vehicle
▪ Stop Motion: Build Your Favourite Scene
▪ Zip Line: Escape the Aliens!
▪ Photo Ops
▪ Character Meet & Greets: Saturdays & Sundays, 12pm | 2pm | 4pm

Expiry: 12/31/2019 Coupon Code: PS2019
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