The holidays are just around the corner, with the GTA revving up celebrations both indoors and out. See what’s happening for kids and families this weekend, November 16–17, 2019.
Our full events calendar has even more fun events this weekend and coming soon. Browse by dates, category, or search for free events.
Top Picks This Weekend
Here are our favourite things coming up for kids and families this weekend in the Greater Toronto Area.
Home for the Holidays
MARKHAM • Friday to Sunday
Strolling Victorian carolers, hourly door prizes, and Santa Claus greet visitors to this juried show featuring everything Christmas. Event website.
Moonlight Magic & Tractor Parade of Lights
ORANGEVILLE • Friday
Holiday stories, song and dance performances, face painting, and horse-drawn buggy rides are an introduction to Santa as he lights the Town Christmas Tree. Event website.
ERIN • Friday
Festive holiday-decorated windows are unveiled, Christmas lights are lit, and Santa, carolers, horse and carriage rides, and more will all be there. Event website.
Holiday Open House at the Alton Mill Arts Centre
CALEDON • Saturday
Music, workshops, and handmade gifts await at the charming and historic Alton Mill. Event website.
Paw Patrol Live!
OSHAWA • Saturday and Sunday
The popular pups come to the stage with their exciting, music-filled production. Special interactive video allows for fun audience participation. Event website.
Family Art Workshop
OAKVILLE • Sunday
The work of artist Georgia Dickie is the inspiration for this free workshop, in which families can repurpose found materials to create fabulous works of art. Event website.
HILLSBURGH • Sunday to December 1st
The classic fairytale comes to life as a hilarious pantomime. Boo for the baddies and cheer for the heroes in this interactive event. Event website.