Celebrate butter tarts and butterflies, have fun with your pet, and watch dragons race this weekend in the GTA. See what’s happening for kids and families this weekend, September 14–15, 2019.
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Top Picks This Weekend
Here are our favourite things coming up for kids and families this weekend in the Greater Toronto Area.
Belmont Village Bestival
KITCHENER • Friday and Saturday
Get ready to celebrate all things music and art. Enjoy dance, music, theatre, and aerial live performances, as well as face painting, magic shows, story time, local art, and more. Event website.
Butter Tart Festival
OSHAWA • Saturday
This uniquely Canadian sweet treat is celebrated with local bakeries competing in a number of categories. Come taste their wares. Event website.
Canadian Pet Expo
MISSISSAUGA • Saturday and Sunday
Bring your pet along and catch the AquaDogs or the Cat Show, enter the Bird Zone, watch the Parade of Breeds, and meet some Celebrity Pets. Event website.
Dragon Boat Festival
STRATFORD • Saturday
Have fun in the kids’ tent, fill up at the food trucks, and watch these exciting dragon boat races on Stratford’s Lake Victoria. Event website.
Monarch Tagging Weekend
CAMBRIDGE • Saturday and Sunday
Enjoy activities and presentations about butterflies, watch them being tagged, and experience the release of hundreds of monarchs. Event website.
Woodbridge BBQ & Corn Roast
WOODBRIDGE • Saturday
Celebrate summer with live performances, craft booths, inflatables, a corn roast and BBQ, wagon rides, and more. Event website.
Markham Sports Day
MARKHAM • Sunday
Meet sports stars, watch a break dance battle, get some bike safety tips, and try out many sports that encourage healthy, active living. Event website.