FAMILY DAY WEEKEND EVENTS (February 16-18, 2019)

FAMILY DAY WEEKEND EVENTS (February 16-18, 2019)

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Deal EXPIRES on: February 15, 2019 at 4pm

 


 

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Can be a one night or two night stay!

 

 



**SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16,  2019**

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

Movie: THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN THE WALLS

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

*Winterfest (Newmarket)
9am-3pm
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons and Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall
200 Doug Duncan Dr.
Newmarket, ON

Bring the family and your friends and join us for some indoor and outdoor winter fun. Please dress for outdoor activities. Check newmarket.ca/events closer to the date for updated schedule of events.

http://www.newmarket.ca/ThingsToDo/Pages/Recreation%20and%20Culture/Events/Winterfest.aspx?mc_cid=67f4dcbf5f&mc_eid=68ba5ec080

*The Pride of Canada Carousel Returns for Family Day (Markham)
Pride of Canada Carousel
8080 Birchmount Road, Unionville, ON.
Markham, ON

After a brief period of closure, Downtown Markham’s famous Pride of Canada Carousel will return for Family Day Weekend. From 12 to 5 PM on February 16-18, bring your family for an afternoon of fun on this colourful, distinctly Canadian carousel. Only $2 per ride!

Don’t forget to bring your skates: Downtown Markham’s public skating rink is now open (weather permitting) and ready for use, free of charge!

*LunarFest (Markham)
11am-4pm
Varley Art Gallery
216 Main St Unionville
Unionville, ON

Piggy Banks for the Life Moments
Help Unionville celebrate the Year of the Pig and kick off your family-day long weekend at the Varley Art Gallery. In partnership with the National Palace Museum in Taiwan, learn how an Italian painter became one of the most beloved artists for three emperors in Qing Dynasty and contributed to the Chinese paintings today. 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!
FREE Admission

lunarfest.com

*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.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201902-fevrier-february

*February Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Go on Cupid’s scavenger hunt, then fuel up for more fun with fresh bread baked from the cast-iron wood stove.
Cost Is Pay What you Can

http://www.toronto.ca/scarboroughmusem

*Family Fun Fest Downsview (Toronto) (Exclusive Deal)
10am-6pm
Downsview Park
40 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, ON

Want BIG fun? We’ve got it! Welcome to the 6th annual Family Fun Fest!
Family Fun Fest is an annual event that has taken place over Family Day weekend in Toronto for the last 6 years and features attractions, rides and entertainment for children of all ages.
Family Fun Fest boasts the largest indoor family fun amusement park for Family Day weekend with a variety of activities for the family.

Get your Exclusive 40% OFF Deal by February 15th HERE

www.familydayfest.ca

*Winter Light Exhibition (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Ontario Place – West Island
955 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON

Utilizing creativity, innovation,and light.
Skating/Bonfires/Food & Beverage
Fridays 5:00 pm – 11:pm
Saturdays 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sundays 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

http://www.ontarioplace.com

*Frosty Fireworks and Family Fun Night (Milton) (Free Admission)
6pm-10:30pm
Woodbine Mohawk Park
9430 Guelph Line
Milton (Campbellville), ON

Enjoy FREE fireworks and family activities at Woodbine Mohawk Park along with live standardbred horse racing.

Racing starts at 6:45PM, fireworks start following the last race (approx time 10:30PM).
Kid’s crafts 6-9PM, s’mores station 7:30-9:30PM, kids equestrian display 6-9PM and LED Stilt Walker 9-10PM.

All You Can Eat Italian Buffet $22.95 per person. Children 12 and under eat for half price.
Reservations required. Book your table today: 1-888-341-0207

woodbine.com/mohawk/events/winter-fireworks/

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

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

Kids all-day wristbands (includes rides & admission): $25 (incl. tax), Adults $10.00 (incl. tax), Family Pack $60.00 (2 Adults Admission and 2 Kids Admission).
Free parking.

http://www.Kids-Fest.ca

*Kids Fest (Mississauga) (Exclusive Deal)
10am-6pm
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!
Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables 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.

Food and drinks available for purchase at the event and parking is free.

Get your Exclusive 40% OFF Deal by February 15th HERE

http://www.kidsfestto.com/

*Family Fun Activities (Brampton)
1pm-4pm
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives
9 Wellington Street East
Brampton, ON

North is Freedom, Design your own quilt pattern
Included with admission and members are free.

Cost: Included with admission and members are free.

http://pama.peelregion.ca

*Family Weekend (Blue Mountain)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo weider Blvd
Town of Blue Mountains, ON

Gather the family for a weekend of active adventure and entertainment! Enjoy indoor and outdoor family-friendly activities, get moving with our interactive groove dancing, take in a magic show and a fireworks show, and so much more!

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/familyweekend

 

 

 



**SUNDAY, FEBURARY 17, 2019**

*LunarFest (Markham)
11am-4pm
Varley Art Gallery
216 Main St Unionville
Unionville, ON

Piggy Banks for the Life Moments
Help Unionville celebrate the Year of the Pig and kick off your family-day long weekend at the Varley Art Gallery. In partnership with the National Palace Museum in Taiwan, learn how an Italian painter became one of the most beloved artists for three emperors in Qing Dynasty and contributed to the Chinese paintings today. 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!
FREE Admission

lunarfest.com

*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.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201902-fevrier-february

*February Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Go on Cupid’s scavenger hunt, then fuel up for more fun with fresh bread baked from the cast-iron wood stove.
Cost Is Pay What you Can

http://www.toronto.ca/scarboroughmusem

*Winter Light Exhibition (Toronto) (Free Admission)
Ontario Place – West Island
955 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON

Utilizing creativity, innovation,and light.
Skating/Bonfires/Food & Beverage
Fridays 5:00 pm – 11:pm
Saturdays 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sundays 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

http://www.ontarioplace.com

*Family Fun Fest Downsview (Toronto) (Exclusive Deal)
10am-6pm
Downsview Park
40 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, ON

Want BIG fun? We’ve got it! Welcome to the 6th annual Family Fun Fest!
Family Fun Fest is an annual event that has taken place over Family Day weekend in Toronto for the last 6 years and features attractions, rides and entertainment for children of all ages.
Family Fun Fest boasts the largest indoor family fun amusement park for Family Day weekend with a variety of activities for the family.

Get your Exclusive 40% OFF Deal by February 15th HERE

www.familydayfest.ca

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

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

Kids all-day wristbands (includes rides & admission): $25 (incl. tax), Adults $10.00 (incl. tax), Family Pack $60.00 (2 Adults Admission and 2 Kids Admission).
Free parking.

http://www.Kids-Fest.ca

*Kids Fest (Mississauga) (Exclusive Deal)
10am-6pm
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!
Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables 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.

Food and drinks available for purchase at the event and parking is free.

Get your Exclusive 40% OFF Deal by February 15th HERE

http://www.kidsfestto.com/

*Family Fun Activities (Brampton)
1pm-4pm
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives
9 Wellington Street East
Brampton, ON

North is Freedom, Design your own quilt pattern
Included with admission and members are free.

Cost: Included with admission and members are free.

http://pama.peelregion.ca

*MPP Rod Phillips Family Skating Event (Ajax)
12pm-1pm
Village Arena
100 Church Street North
Ajax, ON

MPP Rod Phillips and staff would be honoured if you would join us for a Free Family Skate on the Family Day Weekend at the Village Arena on Sunday, February 17th from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm.
Drop by to say hello, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and skate. For more information, please contact our office at 905-427-2060 or rod.phillipsco@pc.ola.org. Thank you.

We look forward to seeing you there!

bit.ly/2Gdzdgj

*Family Weekend (Blue Mountain)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo weider Blvd
Town of Blue Mountains, ON

Gather the family for a weekend of active adventure and entertainment! Enjoy indoor and outdoor family-friendly activities, get moving with our interactive groove dancing, take in a magic show and a fireworks show, and so much more!

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/familyweekend

 

 



**MONDAY, FEBURARY 18, 2019**

*MP Deb Schulte Family Day Skate (King City)
2pm-4pm
King City Arena
25 Doctors Lane
King Township, ON

Looking for something fun to do on Family Day? Come join me for a Family Day Skate on Monday February 18th in King City! Come out with family and friends to enjoy skating and fun activities! Looking forward to seeing you there!

www.facebook.com/events/325241078085336/

*Aurora’s Arctic Adventure (Aurora)
10am-4pm
Aurora Town Park
49 Wells Street
Aurora, ON

Bundle up and spend family day at the Aurora Town Park. Take in some great outdoor activities such as mini snow tubing, skating, fire juggling shows, professional ice carving, bonfire, inflatables and snow much more. There is also a free family Zumba class at the Aurora Family Leisure Complex at 11 a.m. and a free leisure swim at the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex at 11 a.m. Additional indoor activities offered in the Aurora Cultural Centre from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

aurora.ca/arcticadventure

*Family Fun Fest Downsview (Toronto) (Exclusive Deal)
10am-6pm
Downsview Park
40 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, ON

Want BIG fun? We’ve got it! Welcome to the 6th annual Family Fun Fest!
Family Fun Fest is an annual event that has taken place over Family Day weekend in Toronto for the last 6 years and features attractions, rides and entertainment for children of all ages.
Family Fun Fest boasts the largest indoor family fun amusement park for Family Day weekend with a variety of activities for the family.

Get your Exclusive 40% OFF Deal by February 15th HERE

www.familydayfest.ca

*Weekend Nature Play in The Children’s Garden (Toronto)
10am-3pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON

Join us on Family Day Monday as we share in our annual Stone Soup with warm food and storytelling. Bring your own vegetable to contribute to the soup and join our nature play animators in free play in the Children’s Garden.
$5 suggested donation per child

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

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

Enjoy an afternoon of making art and memories this Family Day at Oakville Galleries. Join us for a free family workshop inspired by the sculptural works of Valérie Blass. Participants will make hanging mobiles together using a variety of recycled materials. By visiting different stations laid out with a variety of creative supplies, you and your family will be able to take home a unique hanging keepsake. A parent or guardian must accompany children for the duration of their visit.
This program is free of charge; no pre-registration required.

www.oakvillegalleries.com/programs/details/99/Family-Art-Workshop

*Family Day activities (Oakville)
10am-4pm
Bronte Creek Provincial Park -day use area
1219 Burloak Drive
Oakville, ON

A perfect way to spend this Family Day. Visit the park to enjoy the Children’s Playbarn, farms, trails and snow conditions. We will have activities in the Nature Centre.
$17.00/ car
Additional Details
Website:
www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek

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

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

Kids all-day wristbands (includes rides & admission): $25 (incl. tax), Adults $10.00 (incl. tax), Family Pack $60.00 (2 Adults Admission and 2 Kids Admission).
Free parking.

http://www.Kids-Fest.ca

*Family Day At The Museum (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 live animal shows at: 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. Other activities include scavenger hunts, crafts, FREE family portraits and three galleries full of artefacts that explore our local history!

niagarafallsmuseums.ca

*Kids Fest (Mississauga) (Exclusive Deal)
10am-6pm
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!
Kids Fest Toronto has more than thirty themed inflatables 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.

Food and drinks available for purchase at the event and parking is free.

Get your Exclusive 40% OFF Deal by February 15th HERE

http://www.kidsfestto.com/

*LunarFest (Mississauga)
11am-4pm
Living Arts Centre
4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, ON

Celebrate the Year of the Pig and Family Day like no other! Bring your family to walk through the Tunnel of Blessings and enjoy the sounds of the Butterfly Lovers. Learn to do lots of Lunar New Year crafts including DIY a Pig Hero lantern and more!

info@lunarfest.com

*WinterFest: Family Day (Ajax)
11am-4pm
Ajax Public Library, McLean Branch
95 Magill Drive
Ajax, ON

Celebrate Family Day at McLean Community Centre with various winter activities including library programs.

www.ajaxlibrary.ca/events

*FAMILY DAY! Sound Rebound (Oshawa)
1pm-3pm
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
72 Queen Street
Oshawa, ON

Registration not required. Drop-in 1pm to 3pm
Hey families, we’re trying something different! Get unplugged and join us on a Sunday for unique experiences sparking conversations themed to our exhibitions; our beautiful fine art activities will be on your fridge for a while!
Let’s rock and roll on Family Day! We will play with mixed media materials to create artworks inspired by James Kirkpatrick’s playful exhibition.
The RMG is an accessible venue. To make a reservation or discuss an accommodation, please contact Saira Knowles, Manager of Learning & Engagement at sknowles@rmg.on.ca or all 905.576.3000 Ext 108.
OPG Second Sundays are made possible with the support of Ontario Power Generation.

rmg.on.ca/events/opg-second-sundays/

*Artefact Explosion (Oshawa)
12pm-4pm
Oshawa Museum
1450 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, ON

On Family Day, join our Visitor Hosts from 12 – 4 pm, who will show you genuine Victorian and Edwardian era artefacts! Test out our new carpet sweeper, or hand pump butter churn, try photographing your friend with a vintage Kodak! Browse through Oshawa newspapers from Canada’s Centennial and Oshawa’s Semicentennial or 50th Anniversary as a City.

Artefact Explosion is taking place in the Guy House and is free to explore! Museums tours are offered through the afternoon, and admission is by donation. On display in the Robinson House Galleries is Community Health in the 20th Century and A Carrying Place: Oshawa’s Indigenous Story.

www.oshawamuseum.org

*Family Day at the RCL (Oshawa)
1pm-4pm
Family Day @ the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 43 Oshawa
RCL 481 Simcoe St. S. Oshawa
Oshawa, ON

Kids Workshop build your own toy provided by Home Depot & Movie

dweber1447@gmail.com

*Family Weekend (Blue Mountain)
Blue Mountain Village
156 Jozo weider Blvd
Town of Blue Mountains, ON

Gather the family for a weekend of active adventure and entertainment! Enjoy indoor and outdoor family-friendly activities, get moving with our interactive groove dancing, take in a magic show and a fireworks show, and so much more!

http://bluemountainvillage.ca/familyweekend

*Free Family Skate Day with MPP (Barrie)
1pm-3pm
171 Mapleton Ave
Barrie, ON

Grab your skates and join Barrie-Innisfil MPP Andrea Khanjin and Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MPP Doug Downey for a Free Family Skate Day at the Holly Community Centre! The event will take place from 1 – 3 pm on Monday, February 18th. Hot drinks and snacks will be served.

stephen.donkers@pc.ola.org

*Bouncefest (Barrie)
10am-3:30pm
Barrie Sports Dome
99 Hanmer Street East
Barrie, ON

We are doing it again!
Barrie BounceFest is back on Monday Feb 18th. This Family Day we will fill up the Barrie Sports Dome with inflatables and games. Kids can enjoy all the fun and help a worthy cause.
ALL of the proceeds are being donated to Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada.
We are scheduling two sessions for the day 10:00-12:30 and 1:00pm-3:30pm.

Admission is $10/child 2 years and older (adults are free), and this includes unlimited play on all of the inflatables.

www.facebook.com/events/1264776453671197/


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