Parks & Pathways

December Event Guide
Your Guide to December Events in Toronto and the GTA

Wow, it’s already December… time flies when you’re having fun! No matter what year-end holiday you celebrate, you’ll find fun indoor and outdoor events in the GTA this month. There will be plenty of bright lights on wintery trees, sugar-plum fairies, jolly dudes in red hats, yummy food and wobbly
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Outdoor Skating Toronto
Your Guide to Outdoor Skating in Toronto *Updated for 2021

Snow has arrived a bit early in Toronto this year and that has everyone thinking about outdoor winter activities. Opportunities for ice skating have become more plentiful in the city in recent years, with freeform paths being built in parks and even under highways! Outdoor skating is one of those
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Bloor-Yorkville Holiday Magic
Bloor-Yorkville Holiday Magic Lights Up The Famed Shopping Area

The downtown neighbourhood of Bloor-Yorkville, famous for its upscale shopping, entertainment and dining, toasts the festive season with the Holiday Magic festival of lights and music. The central Village of Yorkville Park plus 138 trees along Bloor Street are lit up for a spectacular display to welcome revellers to the
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November Event Guide
Our November Event Guide for Family Fun in Toronto

November is that in-between month, between Halloween and Christmas, and between the warm Autumn and crisp Winter. But as far as family-friendly events go, it’s still really busy as Halloween happenings are winding down and holiday events are ramping up. (Stay tuned for our Christmas Event Guide coming soon!) So,
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Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights
Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights Is Full of Sparkle and Good Cheer

Get your fill of sparkle and good cheer at the Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights, presented by Ontario Power Generation, Canada’s largest FREE outdoor light festival! Every year, the city of Niagara Falls annually transforms into a winter wonderland of magic, lights and festive spirit during the months leading
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Pulse Topology
Pulse Topology Lights Up The Bentway Through Touch-Less Technology

Pulse Topology, an interactive light and sound art installation by Mexican-Canadian media artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, is on at The Bentway throughout October. The Bentway is a community event space and recreational area under the Gardiner Expressway in the west end of Toronto’s downtown core, connecting the Fort York National Historic
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Thanksgiving Fairs in Ontario
Thanksgiving Weekend Fairs in Southern Ontario

Small-town fairs are a traditional way to spend a Fall weekend, especially over the Thanksgiving long weekend. You can get out of the city and enjoy some outdoor time in the fresh crisp air, watch a show, see farm animals and giant pumpkins, go on some rides and eat some
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PumpkinFest Toronto
Fall Fun at Downsview Park’s PumpkinFest Toronto

PumpkinFest Toronto is the place to celebrate all things autumnal on Thanksgiving weekend, plus performances by the President’s Choice® SuperDogs™! Attractions Include a kiddy midway and trackless trains, pumpkin patch, inflatable corn maze, pony rides, carnival games, pumpkin bowling, rock climbing and mini-putt. To tie in the pumpkin theme with
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Pumpkins After Dark
Pumpkins After Dark Features Over 7,000 Pumpkins!

Pumpkins After Dark is a family-friendly Halloween drive-through experience that features over 50 sculpture scenes, consisting of over 7,000 hand-carved pumpkins. Plus, there will be live carving demonstrations with master pumpkin carvers and live performers. Witness the magic of pumpkins coming to life after dark around a 2.5 kilometre loop,
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Parks & Pathways in Toronto
The Best Parks and Pathways for Hiking in Toronto

Toronto has some of the best parks and pathways that are easily accessible despite being a sprawling urban metropolis! The GTA is home to extensive trail networks that offer a variety of trail types and experiences. There are multi-use trails, natural trails, discovery walks and hundreds of wonderful parks to
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