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Family Day long weekend is coming up soon: Saturday February 15 -Monday February 17, 2020. It is the perfect chance to spend some quality time together with your kids. There's lots of fun stuff going on in the big city and beyond. Check out our list below of indoor entertainment and outdoor activities that the whole family can enjoy.
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Putting Edge

Join us at the Putting Edge to challenge your family to an exciting glow-in-the-dark mini golf and arcade experience! A kaleidoscope of dazzling “Glow-in-the-Dark” colors, images & sounds will rock your senses!

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75 Consumers Drive, Whitby
60 Interchange Way, Vaughan
4085 Winston Park Drive, Oakville

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Museum of Illusions: Valentine's Day and Family Day Weekend?

We’ve got you covered!

Get 10% off any regularly priced ticket during Valentine’s and Family Day Weekend 2020!

Use promo code: VFAM2020. BOOK NOW!

Offer valid and applicable against the purchase of any regular priced child, adult or family pass ticket to The Museum of Illusions. Ten percent (10%) discount applied toward either a regularly priced child, adult or family pass ticket. Use promo code: VFAM2020. One offer per customer. Not redeemable and not to be combined with any other promotional offer. Offer ends at 11:59pm on Monday, February 17th, 2020.

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Snowflakes & Starlight - Winterfest

Saturday February 15, 6 to 8 p.m. (Fireworks at 8pm)
Memorial Park, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville

Presented by Stouffville Academy of Music and Dance

A magical evening of Fire Eating, Ice Sculptures, Fire Dancing, Stilt Walking, Comfort Food, and a spectacular Fireworks Finale!

Fireworks begin at 8:00 pm.

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Family Day: Winter Fair at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Monday, February 17

Live Music. Wagon Rides. Drop-in Art Workshops.

Dance, clap and sing along with award-winning musician Chris McKhool and friends as they play rare percussion instruments from around the globe! Families will be encouraged to scat-sing, become a rhythm section and join McKhool on stage as they are introduced to musical styles including rumba flamenca, gypsy-jazz, blues, classical, funk, world beat and east coast fiddling. Free with gallery admission.

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Kids Fest Toronto features the largest indoor inflatable roadshow for kids with over 30 inflatable rides and attractions inside 80,000 square feet at The International Centre, Mississauga. The inflatables range from large slides for the big kids to toddler-approved gentle rides.

Visit for more details.

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The Second City Improv Showdown

The Second City’s top-notch improvisers have created a mind-blowing family experience fuelled by weird suggestions and energized by audience volunteers. This is a comedy showdown is specially designed for kids (and the old people in charge of them), this show has it all.

Performances All Family Day Weekend

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Bata Shoe Museum

Chill with us BSM style on Family Day Monday and experience a magical winter wonderland! Kids can enjoy winter-themed arts and crafts, play ISpy in the galleries, and try on funky footwear. Perfect for kids 3-12.



Family Fun Fest is back! Come join the fun with the whole family inside at Downsview Park. Enjoy jumping castles, kiddie midway rides, live entertainment and more! The parking is free and the festival is open all weekend long as well as Family Day Monday.


Family Day Weekend Spa Special at Glama Gals

Join us for Buy 1 get one half off day spa packages on Saturday and Sunday of Family Day Weekend. *Not valid with any other specials or offers. Some restrictions apply.


Hamilton Kids-Fest

Join us for Family Day Fun. Bounce, laugh and play in the largest INDOOR inflatables. Designed for children 2 & up.

Show Hours - 10 am - 5 pm

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Blackrose Entertainment presents:

Children’s Music with Team T&J and Family Magic Show with Brent and Sarah - Sunday Feb 16 at 1pm at The Regent Theatre Oshawa featuring two great Children's Entertainers for one Low Price!

Songs of Prideland – Music of the Lion King this all-ages show will be performed by talented former Toronto’s Lion King cast members! Monday Feb 17 at 2pm

Family of 4 passes available for both shows at $80.00

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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto

Millions of LEGO bricks under one roof – what better way to spend your extra day of family play?! Enjoy the Ultimate Indoor LEGO Playground featuring 2 rides, 10 LEGO build & play zones, a 4D cinema & much more! Check the website for further details and to reserve your admission time.

Tickets go fast, smart builders book online.


Kids FREE on Family Day at the Hockey Hall of Fame

Monday, February 17, 2020
10:00am - 5:00pm

Kids receive VIP status this Family Day at the Hockey Hall of Fame — along with receiving FREE ADMISSION*, they'll be greeted with a FREE GIFT, get to PLAY all day within our five interactive zones, and can snap a PHOTO with our mascot Slapshot, and of course the Stanley Cup! Cap off the visit with a FREE KIDS MEAL at The Bottom Line Restaurant, located steps from the Hall.
* Details.

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The Toronto Zoo is the place to be for Family Day Weekend!

Take in one of our daily Keeper Talks, Carnivore Feedings and award-winning habitats including our Tundra Trek, home to polar bears and arctic wolves. Take part in our National Hippo Day celebrations where you can meet our adorable pygmy hippo, Penelope, and learn about all things hippo. Plus, check out our Orchid Oasis, where the Zoo's Horticulturists have hand-picked a variety of orchid species to showcase in our Greenhouse. Looking for a magical evening of family fun? Book your Terra Lumina Enchanted Night Walk Experience HERE!
It’s a weekend full of family-fun! Details at

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Free Family Day Fun with Pottery Painting at Ceramics Canada

Turn off the electronics and get creative while spending quality time together with family and friends. Make memories at Ceramics Canada in Oshawa. Paint a magnet for FREE, plus get 10% off any additional pieces painted Family Day Long Weekend! Walk-ins welcome. Reservations accepted.

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Home Show: Home Improvement Edition

Looking to give your home a fresh new look? The upcoming Home Show: Home Improvement Edition, formerly known as the GTA Home & Reno Show, is here to help! With over 300 of the Greater Toronto Area’s finest contractors, suppliers and design experts on hand, you’re sure to find the information and hands-on skills you need to kick start your next home or condo project.


Brimacombe Ski

Get the family off the couch and onto the slopes this winter at Durham's largest ski area, less than an hour east of Toronto. From lift tickets and lessons, to rentals and retail, to food and family time Brimacombe has your family covered.

Receive a Buy One, Get One Free Lift Ticket Coupon, for a return visit, with the purchase of a Full-Day Lift Ticket, Full-Night Lift Ticket or Discover Package on Family Day Weekend!*

*Available on a first come, first serve basis. While supplies last. Coupon valid starting February 18, 2020.


Nick Jr. Live! “Move to the Music”

February 15-16, 2020
Meridian Hall, Toronto

Word on the street is Nick Jr. Live! “Move to the Music”, an all-new, one-of-a-kind adventure is coming to Toronto in February for an all-new, one-of-a-kind adventure!

Sing, clap, dance and move to the music with all your favourite Nick Jr. friends! For the first time on stage together, this musical spectacular features characters from multiple Nick Jr. hit animated series, including Bubble Guppies, PAW Patrol (produced by Spin Master Entertainment), Dora The Explorer, Shimmer and Shine, Blue’s Clues and You, Blaze and the Monster Machines and Top Wing.