We’re right in the thick of summer now and there’s lots to fun to be had, now that many of our favourite spots are back in business. Here are some great ideas for events and activities to be had on the weekend of July 23-25:

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Please note, we are doing our best to keep things updated, but things change quickly. See the latest information HERE.

1.  Stage 3 Reopenings

Be sure to go through our list of family-friendly venues and businesses that are starting to reopen. This week, we welcome back the AGO, Bata Shoe Museum, Casa Loma, Toronto Railway Museum, CN Tower and Ripley’s Aquarium.

2. Toronto Fringe Festival’s KidsFest

Enjoy the always-popular yearly theatre festival in the comfort of your home. For only a $5 membership fee and pay-what-you-can admission, you get six shows and access to an online hub.

3. BIG on Bloor Festival 2021

Now in its 14th year, the BIG on Bloor Festival launches several art installations scattered throughout the Bloordale neighbourhood, on Bloor Street West from Dufferin to Lansdowne.

4. Gardiner Museum

Known for its ceramics, the Gardiner Museum is offering free admission for all ages all summer, plus extra outdoor activities for families.

5. Outdoor pools

We’ve made a list of the biggest and best public outdoor pools in the City, so why not try them all? (Pssst, it’s free!)

6. Toronto Blue Jays tickets

The Bluebirds are coming back and tickets for their July 30-Aug. 8 home-stand go on sale today, so grab them quick!

 7. ActiveTO

Take to the streets both days this weekend with this city-run road closure program.

8. Together Apart

Performed by The 7 Fingers from Montreal, “A Summer Tale” is Canada’s first physically-distanced circus.

9. Pirate Life Theatre

Become a scallywag for the day with the jolly Pirate Life crew on this interactive cruise around Harbourfront.

10. Skateboard and Bike Parks 

Join the daredevils at these dedicated parks across town. For families with smaller tricksters, best to go earlier in the day.


But Wait… There’s More!

Want more ideas? Looking for tips on how to keep your kids occupied without attending in-person events? Find our best ideas, activities and inspiration here!