Toronto is getting a taste of summer this week! So, it’s perfect timing that the outdoor festival season is starting with a bang, in all corners of the GTA. There’s lots of cultural activities happening too so whether you want to commune with nature or chill out indoors, we’ve got you covered. Hang out with our guide to the Best Family-Friendly Events in Toronto This Weekend, June 2-4…

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Family-Friendly Events in Toronto This Weekend

1. Little Canada’s Little East Coast Launch Party
Celebrate the launch of Little East Coast at Little Canada to explore the wonder of the newly opened Little East Coast Destination.

2. Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) – MOTIVE: Crime and Mystery Festival
TIFA hosts the literary MOTIVE: Crime and Mystery Festival, including special TIFA Kids events for students in in Grades 5-8.

3. Brampton KiteFest
Celebrate the outdoors by colouring the skies with kites at Brampton Fairgrounds, with a festival that also includes food trucks, entertainment, and much more.

4. The Streetsville Founders’ Bread and Honey Festival
Head to the Streetsville neighbourhood of Mississauga for this street festival, celebrating its 50th anniversary with music performances, food, midway rides and more.

5. Downtown Milton SummerFest
Celebrate the start of summer at the Downtown Milton SummerFest, featuring local businesses and vendors, live entertainment, kids’ activities and more!

6. Jewish Film Festival
Toronto Jewish Film Festival hosts 77 films/series, including 28 Canadian premieres, from across the globe covering a variety of topics.

7. Magic Mel and BenTastic Family Magic Shows
The Wychwood Theatre hosts two amazing family entertainers, Magic Mel and BenTastic, who amaze and astound with magic tricks and comedy.

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Guide to Go-Karts in the GTA and Southern Ontario
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The Best City-Run Splash Pads in Toronto
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The Best Family-Friendly Breweries in Toronto
Yes it’s true, parents can still enjoy some delicious craft beer without needing a babysitter. Cheers to our Guide to the Best Family-Friendly Breweries in Toronto!

Rock Climbing Gyms in and around Toronto
There are of course plenty of excellent indoor rock climbing gyms in the Toronto area. Climb onto our updated list to find all our favourites!

The Best Family-Friendly Restaurant Patios in Toronto
Even with hungry little ones in tow, you can still enjoy dining out with our Guide to the Best Family-Friendly Restaurant Patios in Toronto!

Spring Festival Guide for Toronto and the GTA
Whether you’re looking to get into nature, eat delicious food, appreciate the arts or be active, there’s a festival just right for you and your family to enjoy.

The Best Outdoor Farmers Markets in Toronto
A sure sign of Spring is a trip to the market, and we’ve expanded and updated our extensive list for 2023! Go explore all the yummy possibilities at the Best Outdoor Farmers’ Markets In Toronto.

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!

Did you know you can submit your family-friendly event to us? Fill out the form with your event details, as well as a photo, and we’ll do our best to get your event added to our events calendar.