Weekend Guide
Guide to the Best Family-Friendly Events in Toronto and the GTA This Weekend, July 12-14

It’s scorching hot and humid in Toronto this week! This weekend, it’s a good time to let have a barbecue outside or even attend a food festival (and let someone else slave over a hot grill!), plus families can also enjoy free concerts and outdoor theatre, plus lots of festivals
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Swimming Holes
Guide to the Best Swimming Holes in Southern Ontario

It’s summer, it’s crazy-humid and here in Ontario, all we can think about is to find a way to get refreshed! There are public pools, water parks and big beaches of course, but for a little more adventure and that exhilarating off-the-beaten-path vibe, give these lesser-known natural swimming areas a
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Bata Shoe Museum: Summer Fun — The Shoe Detective Academy

Bata Shoe Museum hosts summer fun again this year with The Shoe Detective Academy program, free with museum admission every weekday, including crafts, scavenger hunts, drop-in activities and presentations. Learn about shoe forensics, complete puzzles, solve a shoe heist and more, then collect stamps after each activity to earn a
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Summer Events
What’s On Your Summer Fun Bucket List? Find Toronto Summer Events Here!

Sponsored by Splitsville Entertainment Centres Are you and your family ready for summer? Not to worry! We’ve put our thinking caps on (helps to shade from the sun too!) and come up with a long, exciting list of the many summer events and family-friendly activities to be checked off the
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Taste The Caribbean Food Festival

Experience Caribbean fusion through foods, drinks and artisans at the free Taste The Caribbean Food Festival in Little Jamaica on Eglinton West and St. Lawrence Market downtown. Savour food and drinks from Jamaica, Trinidad, Barbados, Guadaloupe, Dominica, Haiti and more, and check out the kids zone with performances, live DJs,
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

The critically-acclaimed “The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show” returns to *chew the scenery* at Toronto’s Al Green Theatre. This family-friendly play features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets as it faithfully adapts various Eric Carle stories, such as “Brown Bear, Brown Bear”, “10 Little Rubber Ducks”, and “The Very Lonely Firefly”.
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Downsview Park: Foffy’s Wonderland

Downsview Park hosts Foffy’s Wonderland, a touring show with a fantastical light display with inflatable attractions, amusement facilities, artistic performances, food markets and more. This pop-up light paradise provides unforgettable memories for all ages, including thrilling inflatable courses, and mesmerizing light displays. Downsview Park: Foffy’s Wonderland When: June 26 —
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Swimming Beaches
Guide to Swimming Beaches in Toronto *Updated for 2024*

Warm weather is here and the Toronto swimming beaches are open for the Spring/Summer season! Did you know that our Lake Ontario beaches are regularly listed on The Swim Guide‘s Blue Flag Beach list for exceptional environmental standards? However, it’s still a good idea to check the beach water quality
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Cineplex Cinemas: Family Favourites Saturday

Cineplex Cinemas’ Family Favourites program lets you enjoy discounted family-friendly movies every Saturday for only $2.99* a ticket! It’s an affordable way to spend time with your little ones, so grab some popcorn and check out the upcoming line-up of fun films. Upcoming Schedule: June 29 — Kung Fu Panda
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Summer Outdoor Shows
Guide to the Best Summer Outdoor Shows in Toronto and the GTA

There’s only a short window of time when Toronto’s citizens and visitors take to the outdoors in droves, so when it comes around on the calendar, there are tons of events to take in. Not to mention, many are free! Whether it’s a concert representing our area’s diverse cultures, a
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