Winter Fun Bucket List
Winter Fun Bucket List for Toronto and the GTA

Once the cold weather hits, it seems our first instinct is to just stay at home and wait for winter to blow over (sometimes, literally). But it doesn’t have to be that way! There’s lots to do around town throughout the year, between outdoor events, fun on the ice and
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Cheap Free Winter Toronto
Guide to the Best Cheap and Free Winter Activities in Toronto and the GTA (*Updated for 2023/2024)

It happens every year: you’ve spent all month buying your holiday presents, decorating the house and baking goodies… and now you have to keep the kids busy and entertained for two or three months more of cold weather?! It’s a daunting task, but never fear, you and your family this
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Snow Tubing
Best Spots to Go Snow Tubing in and around the GTA (*Updated for 2023/2024)

Move over tobogganing and make room for snow tubing! Sure, sledding on the nearby community hills still has its place, but if you’re looking for a new and exciting experience, then check out what these resorts and parks have to offer. Snow tubing gives you a fast and thrilling ride,
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Cross-Country Skiing
Guide to the Best Spots to Go Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing in Toronto (*Updated for 2023/2024)

Slide and glide through winter by cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in Toronto! In addition to the numerous parks and multi-use trails groomed for cross-country skiing in the GTA, there are snow loops on golf courses intended for snowshoeing and a number of conservation areas with groomed trails perfect for families.
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Guide to the Best Spots to Go Tobogganing in Toronto (*Updated for 2023/2024)

Toronto is a tobogganing kind of town: we don’t have mountains or a fancy skating canal or enough snowfall to build a long-standing structure, but what we do have is hills, hills and more hills. Due to geographic elements (ravines carved into the ground by flowing rivers from the Canadian
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WinterViews at RendezViews

The outdoor downtown venue RendezViews presents WinterViews, a new skating experience that is like a cottage retreat in a winter wonderland, where you can enjoy free skating on a synthetic rink under the twinkling lights of the bustling Entertainment District. There is also a cozy communal lodge, complete with food and
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Winter Festivals
Guide to the Best Winter Festivals in Toronto and the GTA

While some people want to hide inside the house all through winter, many others anticipate it and look forward to getting out into the fresh crisp air. Event organizers are busy all through the year hosting fun festivals, both indoor and outdoor, and wintertime is no exception. You’ll find holiday
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Puppetmongers Theatre: “Foolish Tales for Foolish Times”

Puppetmongers Theatre Presents “Foolish Tales for Foolish Times”, their latest winter holiday show intended for families aged 4 to 104! Combining four different classic tales of misadventure and folk wisdom, this imaginative show playfully uses Puppetmongers’ trademark witty style to present a different type of puppetry, including everything from human-sized
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Slava’s Snowshow

Slava’s Snowshow returns to Toronto for the holidays, with this timeless theatrical poetic spectacle having enchanted audiences across the globe since 1993. This universal show is a spectacle of organized chaos, appealing to viewers of all ages, nationalities, genders, beliefs and ages, giving everyone an excuse to celebrate life in a
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Holiday School Break Events
Guide to the Best Holiday School Break Events and Activities in Toronto and the GTA

Students, jump for joy — it’s almost time for winter vacation! Regardless of how much snow our area receives (or doesn’t) and which year-end celebration your family partakes in (or doesn’t!), there’s always something fun to do in our busy city. Plus, no matter the season, kids will always have
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