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We're excited to post our popular Holiday Family Fun Guide again this year! It's chockful of fabulous ideas for family fun this holiday season: local attractions, creative fun, outdoor activities and special festive events. Sometimes making special memories with your k
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November 25 – December 12 – 6pm – 9pm
Closed Mon/Tues Nov 29/30 + Dec 6/7
December 13 – December 30 – 5pm – 10pm

This December experience the magic of the season at Casa Loma’s spectacular Holiday Light Tour. Wander through a dazzling lighting display in the gardens and tunnels, all decorated for the festive season. Designed as a self-guided walk, guests stroll through the property’s grounds while enjoying the spectacular decorations, outdoor lighting displays and live performances.


Canada's Largest Indoor Dinosaur Park

An unforgettable experience for the whole family
100% Indoors and Free Parking

Growing up we all dreamed of walking with the dinosaurs. Well now you can! Dino Holiday is a 50,000 sq ft Indoor Theme Park consisting of over 45 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, carnival rides, games, food and so much more

For more information or to purchase tickets visit

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Get your family off the couch and onto the slopes this winter at Brimacombe - Durham's largest ski and snowboard area! Located less than one hour east of Toronto, Brimacombe has everything your family needs! From lift tickets and lessons, to rentals and retail, to food and family time - we've got your family covered this winter season. For more information, please visit


Journey Into Enchantment

Christmas Drive Thru Festival

Visit us this Holiday season for a family fun filled drive-thru festival! Experience the magic of over 2 million of unique light decorations, 3D interactive displays, and musical lights while safely driving through a 2 km route right in the comfort of your own vehicle!

Most importantly, you can do all of this while also supporting Toronto SickKids, Toronto Animal services and Ontario Parents Advocating for Children with Cancer – OPACC.

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Enjoy the fun of pottery painting in our bright and cheerful Studio. A special place to gather with family and friends to create unique keepsakes, functional dishware, or one-of-a-kind gifts. Our Studio welcomes people of every age and ability.

Request a table to paint in the Studio here

OR shop online for in-studio pick up or delivery of Take Home Kits here

Or stop by the Studio to browse our shelves and choose your pottery and paints to take home with you. No appointment is needed for take out.

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CN TOWER: 360 Restaurant

Celebrate good times with the whole family!

During the month of December (2021), meals ordered from the children’s menu (12 and under) are 50% off, when you dine at 360 Restaurant between 11 a.m. and noon.

Restrictions apply. Reservations recommended.

Book Now!

ArtVenture Winter Camp

ArtVenture Winter Camp

December 20-23: Winter Art Camp
Art Activities • Outdoor Adventures • Creative Connections | McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Give your child a winter adventure filled with art, nature and discovery. Register at Spaces going fast!

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Arctic Wonderland Storytelling Circle

December 28 & 29: Family Activities
Arctic Wonderland Storytelling Circle with Bonnie Marcus | McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Take part in exciting games and creative art-making activities. Register at Spaces going fast!.




Polar Winter Festival

It’s time to feel the magic at Toronto’s most exciting holiday event. Don’t miss
Polar Winter Festival – an amazing outdoor walk-through experience. You’ll enjoy breathtaking lights and décor, a boutique holiday market, seasonal eats, and a lounge with festive cocktails. With rides for the whole family, and of course, Canada’s largest Santa Photo Op!