11 Fun Family Day 2017 Events in Toronto

Family Fun

Explore the many fun-filled events happening across Toronto during Family Day weekend. Take the whole family snowshoeing, see who framed the Big Bad Wolf, visit the baby pandas at Toronto Zoo, and much more!

Hug-a-Bug at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Have fun at hug-a-bug, the insect petting zoo! You’ll get to meet cool critters like Malaysian Jungle Nymphs, Thorny Devil stick bugs, Hornworm caterpillars, and many more!

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, 2500 Kossuth Rd., Cambridge
February 18–20
10 am–5 pm
$13.25 adults, $7 ages 3–12, ages 2 and under free

Family Fundays at the ROM

Family Sundays at the ROM are extended for all of Family Day weekend. Fill your day with discovery as you explore the exhibitions and collections at the ROM and take part in cultural experiences, including Lunar New Year activities on Saturday and family-friendly Opera Atelier performances on Monday, plus hands-on activities celebrating our rich multicultural landscape.

Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto
February 18–20 Time
11 am–4 pm
General admission $20 adult, $15.50 youth, $14 child, ages 3 and under free

Family Day Fun at Kortright

Take the Family Day adventure outdoors at Kortright, where there will be tons of fun activities like nature hikes, kick-sledding, and snowshoeing. You can also participate in creating nature art, sitting by the campfire drinking hot chocolate, or playing games with the fam.

Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Dr., Woodbridge
Feb. 18–20
10 am–3 pm
Ages 15 and under free

Family Day Weekend at the Toronto Zoo

Head to the zoo to meet Canada’s only giant panda cubs, Jia Yueyue and Jia Panapan. There are also over 10 km of walking trails to explore and five indoor tropical pavilions. You can even listen to one of the daily animal keeper’s talks.

Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd.
Feb. 18–20
9:30 am–4:30 pm
General admission $23 adults, $14 ages 3–12, ages 2 and under free

James and the Giant Peach

This beloved children’s classic has returned to Toronto and is fun for the whole family. Enjoy a whimsical journey that’ll be sure to bring brightness to you during these winter months. There will be free craft activities on February 20!

Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front St. E.
Feb. 19–20
Showtime at 11 am
Tickets $10–$41

Big Bad Wolf vs. Lord Underwearface

This hilarious musical romp is a new look on a children’s classic. Lord Underwearface von Schtinker has framed the Big Bad Wolf for heinous crimes. Big Bad Wolf will have to enlist the help of his fairy tale friends to prove that things aren’t always what they seem.

The Second City Theatre
Feb. 18–20
Showtime at 10 am
$15 adults, $12 children

AGO Family Fun Day

The AGO transforms once again into the Kids’ Gallery of Ontario (KGO) and it’s bursting with artful activities. There will be kite-making, bubble wrap bursting, gallery tours, family yoga, interactive performances by the SOAR children’s skipping team and a screening of Small Cave, Big Cave.

Art Gallery of Ontario
Feb. 20
10:30 am–4 pm
Special Family Day admission $39 for 2 adults and up to 3 children

Family Fun Fest

Have a blast at Toronto’s largest indoor inflatable display! Kids will be able to bounce, play, and be entertained all day. FUN FEST has been voted one of the best family day weekend activities in Toronto for three years in a row now! Date: February 18 to February 20

Downsview Park, 40 Carl Hall Rd.
Feb. 18–20
10 am–6 pm
$8 adults, $25 children (includes unlimited rides)

Kids Fest Toronto

Bounce the day away at this indoor festival with more than 30 themed inflatables for all age groups—toddler to tween—ready for action. This fun-filled festival also includes shows, interactive activities, carnival games, mini golf, exotic animals from Hands on Exotics, and science experiments from Mad Science.

International Centre, Hall 6, 6900 Airport Rd., Mississauga
Feb. 18–20
Sat. 10 am–5 pm, Sun. 10 am–6 pm, Mon. 9 am–6 pm
$8 adults, $25 children (includes unlimited rides), children under age 2 free

Beauty and the Beast

Head to Casa Loma to see the gorgeous costumes from Disney’s upcoming film, Beauty and the Beast. You’ll have the exclusive opportunity to see nine costumes from the film, view special performances, and participate in themed activities.

Casa Loma
Feb. 17–20
9:30 am–9:30 pm
General admission applies

Fort York Family Day

Visit Fort York’s historic kitchen and taste some baking from the hearth. You’ll be sure to have a memorable visit as you sip delicious hot chocolate and sit by the roaring fire. Kids can try an 1812 drill class, Sword Drill, and old fashioned games.

Fort York National Historic Site
Feb. 20
10 am–4 pm
$7.96 adults, $4.87 youth, $3.76 children

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