Yay, it’s February! January’s always a quiet month in Toronto, but now things start to get interesting: we’ve got our Family Day Event Guide ready, making a shopping list for delicious Valentine’s Day treats and (for all you planners out there) even our March Break Camp Guide is live. Plus, our event calendar is getting full again, so check out the happenings with our February 3-5 Guide to Family-Friendly Events in Toronto and the GTA This Weekend…
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Family-Friendly Events in Toronto This Weekend
1. Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s “The Hockey Sweater”
As part of the TSO’s Young People’s Concert Series, fans of both the Leafs and Habs will love “The Hockey Sweater”, a classic Canadian tale that has been read by generations of young people.
2. Disney on Ice – “Find Your Hero”
Disney on Ice returns to Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena with “Find Your Hero”. Grab your Mickey ears and get ready for non-stop fun!
3. Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada – Family Sleepover
Families can spend a night at the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada with their Family Sleepover event, sleeping in the Dangerous Lagoon tunnel.
4. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Toronto’s Meridian Hall with seven extraordinary works in two exciting mixed programs.
5. “Paddington Gets In a Jam” Tour
“Paddington Gets In A Jam” is an original slapstick comedy play, featuring both puppets and humans, with select dates in the GTA.
6. Toronto Home + Reno Show
Toronto Home + Reno Show returns to the International Centre in Mississauga, showcasing the best and brightest in home renovation trends.
7. Hani Niroo: Rainbow Children’s Special
Hani Niroo returns to the Small World Centre with the Rainbow Children’s Special, including storytelling, music and drawing for children.
Family-Friendly Events in Toronto This Weekend — Family Fun Toronto Guides
Family Day Weekend Events and Activities in Toronto and the GTA
Spend some quality time with your family with special activities found in our Guide to 2023 Family Day Events for Toronto and the GTA.
Where to Buy Sweet Treats for Valentine’s Day in Toronto
If your loved one has a sweet tooth, take a bite of our guide to chocolatiers and bakeries making sweet treats for Valentine’s Day in Toronto.
Cheap and Free Winter Activities
Has your wallet taken a hit from the holidays? Ours too. So we have compiled a list of cheap and free activities and events in Toronto to occupy you and your family this winter.
Winter Farmer Markets in Toronto and the GTA
Just because it’s winter, that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy fresh food from a farmers market! There may be less produce, but there is always something interesting and delicious on offer.
Winter Camping in Southern Ontario
To get out in nature this winter while still staying warm at night, our list of winter roofed camping options at Ontario’s National and Provincial Parks has you covered.
Outdoor Skating in Toronto
Opportunities for outdoor ice skating have become more plentiful in the city in recent years. Freeform paths are being built in parks and even under highways. We’ve rounded up the best spots to check out.
Downhill Skiing Around the GTA
Whether you shred, jib, carve or snowplow your way down the slopes, we’ve got you covered with our Guide to Downhill Skiing around Toronto and the GTA!
Snow Tubing Around the GTA
Snow tubing offers a fast thrill, without all the bumps of tobogganing, which is perfect for families of all ages to get outdoors together.
Cross-country Skiing and Snowshoeing Around the GTA
If you like it slower and flatter than those daredevils, glide into our list of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails.
But Wait… There’s More!
Want even more ideas for Family-Friendly Events in Toronto This Weekend? For a complete listing of all the best events around Toronto, click on our Calendar and stay tuned to all the best local family events through both our Facebook and Instagram pages. Plus, we’re now on TikTok!
If you are looking for tips on how to keep your kids occupied without attending in-person events, you can find our best ideas, activities and inspiration here!