FAMILY DAY WEEKEND EVENTS 2018

FAMILY DAY WEEKEND EVENTS 2018

 

FAMILY DAY WEEKEND DEAL

Toronto Kids-Fest (Mississauga)

30% OFF Your Ticket Purchase for February 17th, 18th & 19th

Deal Expires on: Friday, February 16, 2017

CODE: DIME30

http://www.kidsfestto.com/ticket-info



FAMILY DAY WEEKEND DEALS

Family Fun Fest Toronto(Downsview Park)

30% OFF Your Ticket Purchase for February 17th, 18th & 19th

Deal Expires on: Friday, February 16, 2017

CODE: DIME30

http://www.familydayfest.ca/tickets/

 

 



**SATURDAY,  FEBRUARY 17, 2018**

* Family Favourites Movie (All Over Ontario)
11am
Cineplex Movie Theatres
Various Locations

Movie: MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting Free The Children. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family.

http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites?gclid=CJ_fvubOysoCFQ6IaQodbBkFCw

*Kid’s Club Crafts (All Over Ontario)
10am-11:30am
Michaels Art Store
All Over Ontario

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or just drop in. Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10am – 11:30 am. See a store associate to join the fun! Parents must remain on premises during the event.

http://canada.michaels.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-MichaelsCanada-Site/en_CA/Page-Show?cid=store-events

*Play Day (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
11am-1pm
Toys R Us Stores
All Over Ontario

Join us for the first Toys”R”Us Play Day of 2018. Play Day is the ultimate family event with fun activities for the whole family!
Exciting games, make and takes, giveaways and more!

Activities may vary by store. Recommended for kids 3 and up. All giveaways are available while they last and distributed to participants only.

http://m.toysrus.ca/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=3373022

*Celebrate Chinese New Year (Richmond Hill) (FREE)
2:30pm-3:30pm
1 Atkinson Street
Richmond Hill, ON

Come and celebrate the year of the Dog with our make & take activities.
Make a Chinese Lantern, dragon mask and other surprises.
Join us in the Children’s Department
Age group: Family.

http://www.rhpl.richmondhill.on.ca/Programs/ProgramDetail.cfm?programID=2062

*Winterfest (Newmarket)
8am-3pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons
Newmarket, ON

Enjoy a full day of indoor and outdoor fun, winter-themed activities for the whole family.
Admission is free!

Bring the family and join us for some winter fun both indoors and outdoors.
Dress for outdoor activities.
Winterfest Free Skating and Swimming.

http://www.newmarket.ca/thingstodo/pages/recreation%20and%20culture/events/winterfest.aspx

*Family Day Weekend (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Join the museum for lots of fun activities for the whole family. Go on a scavenger hunt, try a craft, sample baked goodies and wash them down with some delicious hot chocolate.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

http://www.toronto.ca/scarboroughmuseum

*Guided Hikes (Scarborough) (FREE)
Rouge National Urban Park – Parks Canada
Meadowvale Road
Scarborough, ON

Join us to discover the park’s natural, cultural and agricultural stories with our friendly and fun Parks Canada volunteer leaders and staff. We have something for everyone, if you are looking for wildlife sightings, quiet nature walks, discovering the past, fitness challenges or just to meet new people!
Various dates. See website for schedule.

http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201802-fevrier-february

*Family Fun Fest (North York)
*GET ADMISSIONS DEAL HERE By Friday, February 16th*
Downsview Park
35 Carl Hall Road
Studio 3
Toronto, ON

If you’re looking for something fun to do in Toronto for Family Day weekend, this is it!
Superior Events Group transforms over 30,000 square feet at Downsview Park into a large INDOOR FUN Zone just for Family Day weekend! Family Fun Fest features an indoor amusement park with over 30 attractions including Kiddie Rides, Jumping Castles, Giant Slides, Interactive Games, Fun Foods, Arcade and Carnival Games. Strolling entertainers also make appearances daily.

Dates:
February 17, 2018: 10am to 5pm
February 18, 2018: 10am to 6pm
February 19, 2018: 9am to 6pm

Our Family day weekend stage includes Interactive Stage show guaranteed to get your kids smiling, laughing and dancing too. Featuring interactive performances by the world renowned “Doo Doo the Clown” and “The Trevor Show”. Crowds all over Toronto are entertained by these amazing entertainers throughout the year.

http://www.familydayfest.com/

*Play in The Children’s Garden (Toronto)
1pm-2pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Join us for songs, art and hands on activities as we embrace all things winter related in the Children’s Garden.
This unique program and dynamic space requires parents and guardians to supervise their children while co-creating a magical world of possibilities.
As always visitors will have access to our clay table, sand and water play, greenhouse, and urban agriculture activities, or can just enjoy our family-friendly Children’s Garden quiet zones with a good storybook!

$5 suggested donation.

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/nature-play-childrens-garden

*Kids-Fest (Hamilton)
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
9280 Airport Road
Hamilton, ON

Hamilton Kids-Fest offers great Family Day weekend fun
80,000+ square feet of inflatables, shows, shopping, laughs & museum fun!
Hamilton Kids-Fest — Canada’s largest indoor inflatable festival returns on Family Day Weekend! 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, character meet-and-greets, full access to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and more! Geared toward children 12 and under, this weekend will be chalked full of entertainment!
Included with your admission will be a number of activities and stage shows:
Unlimited all day rides on North America’s largest indoor inflatables
Meet Dusty Crophopper – Star of Disney Planes
Hands On Exotics – Stage Shows
Kids entertainers
Children’s Market Place
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum exhibits and more!
And for a little extra fee, kids can enjoy:
Petting Zoo by Hands On Exotics
Carnival games
Face painting
Glitter Tattoos
Ceramic make-it & take-it

Cost:
Kids all-day wristbands (includes rides & admission): $25 (incl. tax), Adults $10.00 (incl. tax),
Free parking

http://www.Kids-Fest.ca

*Kids Fest Toronto (Mississauga)
*GET ADMISSIONS DEAL HERE By Friday, February 16th*
International Centre
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON

Kids Fest Toronto features the largest indoor inflatable road show for kids with over 30 inflatable rides and attractions!
Introducing a completely new line up of rides for 2018!
Kids Fest Toronto is designed to make your kids bounce, laugh, run and play. Full of North America’s largest indoor inflatables.
Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables are blown-up and ready for action inside 80,000 square feet at The International Centre, Hall 6 in Mississauga. Children can slide, ride and bounce all day. They range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. On top of the fabulous inflatables, Kids Fest Toronto offers shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more.
Other activities at the 2018 Kids Fest Toronto event include:
Exotic Animals from Hands on Exotics
Mad Science – Science experiments kids will love.
Mini-putt – 9 Holes of awesome indoor mini golf
Carnival games and much more.
2018 marks Kids-Fest Toronto’s 9th year of offering families a great outing for Family Day weekend fun.

Kids Fest Toronto takes place indoors at the International Centre in Mississauga over Family Day weekend. You and your family can enjoy live entertainment, inflatables, carnival games, interactive attractions and so much more. Food and drinks available for purchase at the event and parking is free.

Saturday Feb. 17th, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday Feb. 18th, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm
Monday Feb. 19th, 2018
9:00am – 6:00pm
Tickets will be available online Jan 2018.

http://www.kidsfestto.com/

*Family Weekend Fest (Brampton)
Powerade Centre
7575 Kennedy Rd S
Brampton, ON

Family Weekend Fest was born out of an idea to create a fun family event. The event will be filled with a variety of different activities, inflatables, obstacle courses, electric train, photo booths, arcades, live music, face painting, food vendors and much more!
This year’s fest will take place February 17th & 18th 2018 fr om 10am to 8:30pm at The Powerade Centre. Love music & entertainment? Our 10x30ft stage will have you smiling and dancing a way. There will be magicians, dancers, animals shows and so much mor e for you and your family to enjoy. Families will also be able to enjoy skating and one of the venues NHL sized ice rink. Bring your own skates and helmet.

http://www.familyweekendfest.ca

*Winterama (Penetanguishene)
Various Locations
Penetanguishene, ON

It is a ritual of community spirit and pride; a celebration of our heritage, our culture and our homecoming, gathering families, friends and acquaintances in seasonal celebration.

See website for calendar of events.

http://www.penetanguishene.ca/en/discover/Winterama.asp

*Snowman Mania (Wasaga Beach)
Multiple Locations
Wasaga Beach, ON

Four days of affordable family fun. Activities will be held throughout Wasaga Beach and include: Chili Cook-off, Bingo, Live Entertainment, Pancake Breakfast, Skating, Skiing, Fireworks and More!!.

http://www.wasagabeach.com/smm

 



**SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM

Age Recommended: 0-5 Years
Non-Member Fee: $5.00

Circle Time, Story Time, and playing in the gym with toys and games.
•Please call prior to confirm they are running the program.

905-303-1821

*Winterfest (Newmarket)(Free Admission)
12pm-4pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons and Ray Twinney Complex
Newmarket, ON

Enjoy a full day of indoor and outdoor fun, winter-themed activities for the whole family.

Ray Twinney Complex (100 Eagle Street West)
Noon to 2 p.m. (free public swimming) and 2 to 4 p.m. (free public skating)

Bring your family and friends to enjoy a free skate and swim. Choose one activity or stay for both, it’s a fun way to stay active.

http://www.newmarket.ca/thingstodo/pages/recreation%20and%20culture/events/winterfest.aspx

*Family Day Weekend (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Join the museum for lots of fun activities for the whole family. Go on a scavenger hunt, try a craft, sample baked goodies and wash them down with some delicious hot chocolate.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

http://www.toronto.ca/scarboroughmuseum

*WinterRouge (Scarborough)
11am-4pm
Rouge National Urban Park
1749 Meadowvale Rd
Scarborough, ON

Parks Canada is bringing the winter games to the GTA this Family Day long weekend! Get outside and get moving with a full day of winter activities and sports in Rouge National Urban Park. Improve your slapshot, learn to curl or enjoy some nature walking. This event is free and no registration is required.

www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/20180218-winter-hiver

*Family Fun Fest (North York)
*GET ADMISSIONS DEAL HERE By Friday, February 16th*
Downsview Park
35 Carl Hall Road
Studio 3
Toronto, ON

If you’re looking for something fun to do in Toronto for Family Day weekend, this is it!
Superior Events Group transforms over 30,000 square feet at Downsview Park into a large INDOOR FUN Zone just for Family Day weekend! Family Fun Fest features an indoor amusement park with over 30 attractions including Kiddie Rides, Jumping Castles, Giant Slides, Interactive Games, Fun Foods, Arcade and Carnival Games. Strolling entertainers also make appearances daily.

Dates:
February 17, 2018: 10am to 5pm
February 18, 2018: 10am to 6pm
February 19, 2018: 9am to 6pm

Our Family day weekend stage includes Interactive Stage show guaranteed to get your kids smiling, laughing and dancing too. Featuring interactive performances by the world renowned “Doo Doo the Clown” and “The Trevor Show”. Crowds all over Toronto are entertained by these amazing entertainers throughout the year.

http://www.familydayfest.com/

*Play in The Children’s Garden (Toronto)
1pm-2pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Join us for songs, art and hands on activities as we embrace all things winter related in the Children’s Garden.
This unique program and dynamic space requires parents and guardians to supervise their children while co-creating a magical world of possibilities.
As always visitors will have access to our clay table, sand and water play, greenhouse, and urban agriculture activities, or can just enjoy our family-friendly Children’s Garden quiet zones with a good storybook!

$5 suggested donation.

http://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/nature-play-childrens-garden

*Kids-Fest (Hamilton)
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
9280 Airport Road
Hamilton, ON

Hamilton Kids-Fest offers great Family Day weekend fun
80,000+ square feet of inflatables, shows, shopping, laughs & museum fun!
Hamilton Kids-Fest — Canada’s largest indoor inflatable festival returns on Family Day Weekend! 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, character meet-and-greets, full access to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and more! Geared toward children 12 and under, this weekend will be chalked full of entertainment!
Included with your admission will be a number of activities and stage shows:
Unlimited all day rides on North America’s largest indoor inflatables
Meet Dusty Crophopper – Star of Disney Planes
Hands On Exotics – Stage Shows
Kids entertainers
Children’s Market Place
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum exhibits and more!
And for a little extra fee, kids can enjoy:
Petting Zoo by Hands On Exotics
Carnival games
Face painting
Glitter Tattoos
Ceramic make-it & take-it

Cost:
Kids all-day wristbands (includes rides & admission): $25 (incl. tax), Adults $10.00 (incl. tax),
Free parking

http://www.Kids-Fest.ca

*Kids Fest Toronto (Mississauga)
*GET ADMISSIONS DEAL HERE By Friday, February 16th*
International Centre
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON

Kids Fest Toronto features the largest indoor inflatable road show for kids with over 30 inflatable rides and attractions!
Introducing a completely new line up of rides for 2018!
Kids Fest Toronto is designed to make your kids bounce, laugh, run and play. Full of North America’s largest indoor inflatables.
Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables are blown-up and ready for action inside 80,000 square feet at The International Centre, Hall 6 in Mississauga. Children can slide, ride and bounce all day. They range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. On top of the fabulous inflatables, Kids Fest Toronto offers shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more.
Other activities at the 2018 Kids Fest Toronto event include:
Exotic Animals from Hands on Exotics
Mad Science – Science experiments kids will love.
Mini-putt – 9 Holes of awesome indoor mini golf
Carnival games and much more.
2018 marks Kids-Fest Toronto’s 9th year of offering families a great outing for Family Day weekend fun.

Kids Fest Toronto takes place indoors at the International Centre in Mississauga over Family Day weekend. You and your family can enjoy live entertainment, inflatables, carnival games, interactive attractions and so much more. Food and drinks available for purchase at the event and parking is free.

Saturday Feb. 17th, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday Feb. 18th, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm
Monday Feb. 19th, 2018
9:00am – 6:00pm
Tickets will be available online Jan 2018.

http://www.kidsfestto.com/

*Family Weekend Fest (Brampton)
Powerade Centre
7575 Kennedy Rd S
Brampton, ON

Family Weekend Fest was born out of an idea to create a fun family event. The event will be filled with a variety of different activities, inflatables, obstacle courses, electric train, photo booths, arcades, live music, face painting, food vendors and much more!
This year’s fest will take place February 17th & 18th 2018 fr om 10am to 8:30pm at The Powerade Centre. Love music & entertainment? Our 10x30ft stage will have you smiling and dancing a way. There will be magicians, dancers, animals shows and so much mor e for you and your family to enjoy. Families will also be able to enjoy skating and one of the venues NHL sized ice rink. Bring your own skates and helmet.

http://www.familyweekendfest.ca

*Winterama (Penetanguishene)
Various Locations
Penetanguishene, ON

It is a ritual of community spirit and pride; a celebration of our heritage, our culture and our homecoming, gathering families, friends and acquaintances in seasonal celebration.

See website for calendar of events.

http://www.penetanguishene.ca/en/discover/Winterama.asp


 


**MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2018**

*Family Day Fun (Woodbridge) (FREE)
12pm-3pm
Kortright Centre for Conservation
9550 Pine Valley Drive
Woodbridge, ON

Enjoy a nature filled, family fun day that embraces outdoor learning. Families can snowshoe or hike (weather dependent) through the forest, enjoy a warm snack at the fire, create with loose parts, build shelters, and more! Learn all about what The Nature School at Kortright has to offer.
Admission is free.

http://www.kortright.org/whats-on/#event|family-day-open-house|2836

*Arctic Adventure (Aurora)
10am-4pm
Town Park
Mosley and Wells Streets
Aurora, ON

Family Activities
Choose from a host of family activities, including:
Professional Ice Carving
Outdoor Winter Games
Outdoor Skating (helmets strongly recommended)
Mini Snow Tubing
Live Entertainment
Inflatables and Body Zorbs
Please note: All activities are weather-permitting.
Are you the next Aurora’s Junior Chef?
Try out your culinary skills in Aurora’s Junior Chef Competition. This friendly competition is open to anyone between the ages of 9 to 14 years.

http://www.aurora.ca/Thingstodo/Pages/Special%20Events/Arctic-Adventure.aspx

*Family Day Weekend (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Join the museum for lots of fun activities for the whole family. Go on a scavenger hunt, try a craft, sample baked goodies and wash them down with some delicious hot chocolate.

Admission is Pay What You Can.

http://www.toronto.ca/scarboroughmuseum

*Family Fun Fest (North York)
*GET ADMISSIONS DEAL HERE By Friday, February 16th*
Downsview Park
35 Carl Hall Road
Studio 3
Toronto, ON

If you’re looking for something fun to do in Toronto for Family Day weekend, this is it!
Superior Events Group transforms over 30,000 square feet at Downsview Park into a large INDOOR FUN Zone just for Family Day weekend! Family Fun Fest features an indoor amusement park with over 30 attractions including Kiddie Rides, Jumping Castles, Giant Slides, Interactive Games, Fun Foods, Arcade and Carnival Games. Strolling entertainers also make appearances daily.

Dates:
February 17, 2018: 10am to 5pm
February 18, 2018: 10am to 6pm
February 19, 2018: 9am to 6pm

Our Family day weekend stage includes Interactive Stage show guaranteed to get your kids smiling, laughing and dancing too. Featuring interactive performances by the world renowned “Doo Doo the Clown” and “The Trevor Show”. Crowds all over Toronto are entertained by these amazing entertainers throughout the year.

http://www.familydayfest.com/

*Family Day (Toronto)
1pm-5pm
Montgomery’s Inn
4709 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON

Bring the family to Montgomery’s Inn for an Irish Ceilidh! Maureen O’Leary of Maureen’s Reel Irish Dancing will teach a dance workshop and then host a ceilidh at 2:00 and 3:30. Join the cooks in the historic kitchen while they prepare tasty treats over the fire and try your hand at the traditional French Canadian lumberjack dancing man and learn to play the spoons with our resident fiddler at 1:30 and 3:00.
Drop-in activities, including historic games, crafts, food and music; no pre-registration required.

Cost: $2.65 – $6.19 | Child: $2.65 | Youth: $3.54 | Adult: $6.19 | Senior: $3.54

http://www.toronto.ca/montgomerysinn

*Family Day Fun (Toronto)
10am-4pm
Bata Shoe Museum
327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

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.

http://www.batashoemuseum.ca/event/family-day-fun-at-the-bsm/

*Community Skate (Toronto) (FREE)
Mattamy Athletic Centre
50 Carlton St
Toronto, ON

Bring your family & friends to the MAC for a free skate on Mattamy Home Ice
Come join us on February 19 for a FREE Community Skate with your family and friends!
Referred to as Canada’s “Cathedral of Hockey” Mattamy Athletic Centre, formerly known as Maple Leaf Gardens, is not only a historical symbol for Canada’s on-ice claim to fame, but has also been home to twelve Canadian sports teams since first opening its doors on November 12th, 1931.

http://www.mattamyathleticcentre.ca/events/detail/community-free-skate-1

*Family Day (Toronto) (FREE)
11am-6pm
Fort York National Historic Site
250 Fort York Boulevard
Toronto, ON

Explore the history of Toronto and Fort York. Visit the Fort’s historic kitchen and sample some baking from the hearth. Hot chocolate and a roaring fire will make this a heartwarming and memorable visit. Kids can try an 1812 drill class, Officers’ Sword Drill and some old-fashioned games, as well as a fun-filled kids’ activity book. Make sure to check out the Fort York Visitor Centre for takeaway crafts, a special pop-up exhibit on winter fun in Toronto, and a Fort York selfie booth! Don’t forget to bring your skates, too – the Bentway’s new public skating trail is now open just outside the Fort York Visitor Centre.

http://www.toronto.ca/fortyork

*Family Day (Toronto)
Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum and Arts Centre
67 Pottery Road
Toronto, ON

Join us on Family Day for family crafts, tours of our historic homes and more!

Cost: $2.65 – $6.19 | Child: $2.65 | Youth: $3.54 | Adult: $6.19 | Senior: $3.54

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*Family Day (Toronto)
12pm-5pm
Mackenzie House
82 Bond Street
Toronto, ON

Scottish Dance troupe, Guthrie School of Dance, will be sharing Scottish Highland and Scottish Country dances and the history and stories that inspired them with visitors of all ages. Performances at 1:30 and 3 p.m. Family tours of the site, printing souvenirs on the 1845 press and cookie decorating in the historic kitchen continue all afternoon.
Cost: $2.65 – $6.19 | Child: $2.65 | Youth: $3.54 | Adult: $6.19 | Senior: $3.54

http://www.toronto.ca/mackenziehouse

*Family Day (Toronto) (FREE)
12pm-4pm
Colborne Lodge
Colborne Lodge Drive
Toronto, ON

Explore 19th-century innovation and creativity, city building, science, technology and design as exemplified by John Howard at Colborne Lodge. The site was built in 1837 and is located at the south end of High Park. The park’s 165 acres were originally the property of the Howard family and included the Lodge and a variety of farm outbuildings. John and Jemima Howard gifted the property to the City of Toronto to be used as a public park.
On Family Day, explore hands-on science and innovation activities throughout the museum.

http://www.toronto.ca/colbornelodge

*Family Art Workshop (Oakville) (FREE)
1pm-4pm
Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens
1306 Lakeshore Road East
Oakville, ON

Bring the whole family to Oakville Galleries for a brief exhibition tour and hands-on art activity inspired by the work of Allison Katz. A parent or guardian must accompany children for the duration of their visit. This program is free of charge; no pre-registration required.

http://www.oakvillegalleries.com/

*Family Day Fun – Trains (Hamilton)
12pm-4pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology
900 Woodward Ave.
Hamilton, ON

Join us on Family Day for train-themed fun. Visit our craft station and build and decorate your own building. Take your building home or visit the model railroad and place it alongside the train track where the steam trains will be running. Adult supervision is required.

https://www.hamilton.ca/attractions/hamilton-civic-museums/hamilton-museum-steam-technology-national-historic-site

*Family Day at Dundurn (Hamilton)
12pm-4pm
Dundurn National Historic Site
610 York Blvd.
Hamilton, ON

Explore a fascinating piece of Hamilton history at Dundurn National Historic Site. On a guided tour of over 40 rooms in Dundurn Castle, discover what it was like to live and play above stairs and work and live below stairs. Visitors will enjoy hands-on activities throughout their tour and sample a variety of historic goodies made in the kitchen. Visit the neighbouring Hamilton Military Museum for a self-guided experience with dress-up and engaging activities, while exploring the historical figures who lived in Hamilton during the War of 1812 and First World War.

http://www.hamilton.ca/dundurn

*Kids-Fest (Hamilton)
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
9280 Airport Road
Hamilton, ON

Hamilton Kids-Fest offers great Family Day weekend fun
80,000+ square feet of inflatables, shows, shopping, laughs & museum fun!
Hamilton Kids-Fest — Canada’s largest indoor inflatable festival returns on Family Day Weekend! 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, character meet-and-greets, full access to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and more! Geared toward children 12 and under, this weekend will be chalked full of entertainment!
Included with your admission will be a number of activities and stage shows:
Unlimited all day rides on North America’s largest indoor inflatables
Meet Dusty Crophopper – Star of Disney Planes
Hands On Exotics – Stage Shows
Kids entertainers
Children’s Market Place
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum exhibits and more!
And for a little extra fee, kids can enjoy:
Petting Zoo by Hands On Exotics
Carnival games
Face painting
Glitter Tattoos
Ceramic make-it & take-it

Cost:
Kids all-day wristbands (includes rides & admission): $25 (incl. tax), Adults $10.00 (incl. tax),
Free parking

http://www.Kids-Fest.ca

*FAMILY DAY – Dog & Puppy Parade (Burlington) (FREE)
10am-3pm
TERRA Burlington
2273 Hwy 5
Burlington, ON

TERRA will be hosting the ‘Dog and Puppy Parade’ this upcoming Family Day at their TERRA Burlington store for the third year running. The Dog and Puppy Parade will run from 10:00am – 3:00pm and is a FREE event open to the public. Dogs are also welcome!
• FREE Dogs Shows • Prizes for best dressed dogs every hour on the hour • FREE Weiner Dog Races – Weiner takes all! No skill or experience needed to sign up! http://www.terragreenhouses.com/event/wiener-dog-race-sign
• FREE Nail Clippings (10am-2pm) • FREE Photo Bark Booth • FREE Kids Craft• FREE On Leash Dog Park

www.terragreenhouses.com/event/dog-puppy-parade-free-event/

*Fun Day (Dundas)
12pm-4pm
Dundas Driving Park/Dundas Museum and Archives
71 Cross St. Dundas/130 Park St W.Dundas
Dundass, ON

Free skating at the Rotary Ice Pad in the Dundas Driving Park, horse drawn wagon rides, guests, live music free cider, self guided walking tour of historical Dundas, indoor activities at the Dundas Museum and Archives including a scavenger hunt, and free hot chocolate. Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the skating ice pad in the Dundas Driving Park. This is the first time for collaborating with the DMA.

http://dundasmuseum.ca/

*Winterfest (Niagara Falls)
11am-3pm
Heartland Forest
8215 Heartland Forest Road
Niagara Falls, ON
Winterfest is a fun and educational and family friendly event. 
There will be free learning stations and Puppet shows.
Join the fun with Fae Nature’s fairy friends*, bush craft, woodturning & woodcarving*, demonstrations, nature clubs, astronomy displays and a visit from Safari Niagara with their animal friends!
$5 per child for a train ride, bouncy castle, a craft & a forest scavenger hunt! 
There will also be awesome family door prizes and food trucks!!
As with all of our events, 100% of the proceeds support our work experience, environmental and camp programs.
*additional fees may apply for “make and take” activities offered.

http://www.heartlandforest.org/

*Family Fun Day (Niagara Falls)
10am-4pm
Niagara Falls History Museum
5810 Ferry Street
Niagara Falls, ON

Spend Family Day exploring biodiversity and habitat conservation @ the Museum! Join the Earth Rangers for shows @ 11am, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm. This unique and up-close encounter with their animal ambassadors will leave you educated and inspired to help protect animals in the wild. Sponsored by Ontario Power Generation.

http://niagarafallsmuseums.ca/

*Family Day Skate (Kitchener) (FREE)
12pm-2pm
The Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Kiwanis Rink
400 East Ave.
Kitchener, ON

Looking for something fun to this Family day? Well then save the date and lace up your skates!
Join us for our annual FREE Family Day skate, hosted by Daiene Vernile, MPP for Kitchener Centre.
Located at The Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Kiwanis Rink
Warm refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome.

519-579-5460

*Kids Fest Toronto (Mississauga)
*GET ADMISSIONS DEAL HERE By Friday, February 16th*
International Centre
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON

Kids Fest Toronto features the largest indoor inflatable road show for kids with over 30 inflatable rides and attractions!
Introducing a completely new line up of rides for 2018!
Kids Fest Toronto is designed to make your kids bounce, laugh, run and play. Full of North America’s largest indoor inflatables.
Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables are blown-up and ready for action inside 80,000 square feet at The International Centre, Hall 6 in Mississauga. Children can slide, ride and bounce all day. They range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. On top of the fabulous inflatables, Kids Fest Toronto offers shows, interactive activities, games, crafts and more.
Other activities at the 2018 Kids Fest Toronto event include:
Exotic Animals from Hands on Exotics
Mad Science – Science experiments kids will love.
Mini-putt – 9 Holes of awesome indoor mini golf
Carnival games and much more.
2018 marks Kids-Fest Toronto’s 9th year of offering families a great outing for Family Day weekend fun.

Kids Fest Toronto takes place indoors at the International Centre in Mississauga over Family Day weekend. You and your family can enjoy live entertainment, inflatables, carnival games, interactive attractions and so much more. Food and drinks available for purchase at the event and parking is free.

Saturday Feb. 17th, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday Feb. 18th, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm
Monday Feb. 19th, 2018
9:00am – 6:00pm
Tickets will be available online Jan 2018.

http://www.kidsfestto.com/

*Family Day Event (Pickering)
10am-4pm
1867 Valley Farm Road
Pickering, ON

Event Passes go on sale at the beginning of January.
$15 +hst per family. Purchase your family pass in advance and register for your activities. This is an interactive family event with a big focus on having fun together.
See the activity schedule (also available in January)for a full list of the activities.
Bring $ for snacks & lunch.
Cost: Passes are $15.00 per family – plus food & drink costs.

http://calendar.pickering.ca/default/Detail/2018-02-19-1000-Family-Day-Event

*Family Public Skate (Pickering) (FREE)
1pm-3pm
Delaney Rink
Pickering Rec Centre on Valleyfarm Road
Pickering, ON

Sponsored by Pickfair Family Dental

*Colour the Museum (Oshawa)
12pm-4pm
Oshawa Museum
1450 Simcoe Street South
Guy House
Oshawa, ON

Guy House, Henry House and Robinson House have been yellow, green and brown for far too long! Come down to the Museum on Family Day and get your colour on!
YOU get to paint the town red by colourizing copies of photos of downtown Oshawa from 150 years ago and choose what colour YOU think the Museum homes should be!
Stay for a tour of the Celebrating 60 exhibit before it closes and see the newest exhibition, ‘A Carrying Place: Oshawa’s Indigenous Story.’ Colouring in Guy House is free; tours are admission is by donation. All activities begin in Guy House.
This is a drop in event. Call 905-436-7624 ext.106 for more details.

http://oshawamuseum.org

*Family Day (Oshawa)
Canadian Automotive Museum
99 Simcoe St. South
Oshawa, ON

The Canadian Automotive Museum is the perfect place for families with young children to spend Family Day 2018. Crafts, activities, and guided tours will be available throughout the day and are included with admission.
This year children will be able to make their own racing goggles, take home a balloon race car, and get their picture taken with Lightning McQueen.
Special guest Steve Fisher from Balloons with a Twist will be making balloon cars for visitors between 11am and 2pm.

http://www.canadianautomotivemuseum.com

*Family Day Activities (Whitby)
10am-2pm
Iroquois Park Sports Complex
500 Victoria Street
Whitby, ON

Family Day Activities with the Town of Whitby.
Times:
Family Skate:10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Parent & Tot Skate: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
*Skating for 1 adult, maximum 2 children, 7 years of age and under.
Backyard Rink: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
*Children 7 years of age and under only. Full protective hockey equipment is required.
Other Activities: Various children’s Activities, ice carvings and a fun family photo opp.

*Family Day (Simcoe)
10am-4pm
Simcoe County Museum
1151 Highway 26
Minesing, ON

Embrace our unique weather with a day of good old fashioned winter fun. Bring your favourite toboggan, borrow our snowshoes, and skate our skating trail.

museum.simcoe.ca/

*Family Day Skate with MP (Simcoe) (FREE)
1pm-3pm
Oro-Medonte Community Arena
71 Line 4 North (Corner of Hwy #11 S and 4th Line N)
Oro-Medonte, ON

Join MP Alex Nuttall for a FREE Family Day Skate at the Oro-Medonte Community Arena (Hwy 11& Line 4) on Monday, February 19th from 1-3pm. Complimentary hot chocolate is also available.

alex.nuttall@parl.gc.ca

*Winterama (Penetanguishene)
Various Locations
Penetanguishene, ON

It is a ritual of community spirit and pride; a celebration of our heritage, our culture and our homecoming, gathering families, friends and acquaintances in seasonal celebration.

See website for calendar of events.

http://www.penetanguishene.ca/en/discover/Winterama.asp

*Snowman Mania (Wasaga Beach)
Multiple Locations
Wasaga Beach, ON

Four days of affordable family fun. Activities will be held throughout Wasaga Beach and include: Chili Cook-off, Bingo, Live Entertainment, Pancake Breakfast, Skating, Skiing, Fireworks and More!!.

http://www.wasagabeach.com/smm

 


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