Activities for Kids

Dec 01-23 2017
Back for its 2nd amazing year, Holiday Fair in Nathan Phillips Square celebrates the season with an enchanting artisan market, delicious food, festive drinks at the Jackson Triggs Polar Point Bar, live entertainment, and a winter midway, bringing excitement and charm to the hustle and bustle of downtown Toronto, all in support of Epilepsy Toronto.
Nov 17 - Dec 30 2017
Let the light be your guide as the Rock Garden awakens the spirit of winter! Explore how multicultural traditions and activities that make us quintessentially Canadian are rooted in natural phenomena that change the seasons. Immerse yourself in a story of celebrations and adaptations.
Jul 16 - Dec 30 2017
This is every chocoholic's dream tour. You can't call yourself a real chocolate lover if you haven't been on the only chocolate tour in Toronto that divulges the art of chocolate tasting and samples chocolate from bean to bar. Come join us as we walk the trendy streets of King West, Queen West & Dundas West, enjoying chocolates & chocolatey sweets while chatting with chocolatiers and store owners. Along the way, you'll discover where chocolate comes from, how some chocolate can be good for you, and why we crave it so - while satisfying those cravings!
Dec 02-31 2017
Experience the magic of winter at Evergreen’s Winter Village. Celebrate the holidays with friends and family as you enjoy fun wintry activities, shop for unique local gifts and sample tasty eats in Toronto’s winter playground. Entry is free! Try your hand at street curling or ski biking, take a walk through the nature trails, join a fat bike ride or get your hands dirty in the Children’s Garden. Enjoy your holiday shopping experience as you browse unique crafts at the Holiday Etsy Market on Sundays. Plus, don’t forget to pick up your Christmas tree from Evergreen Garden Market!
from Dec 16 2017 to Jan 05 2018
Featuring The Second City’s adorable puppet troupe and their funny human friends, Miracle on Mercer St. tells the story of a 13 year old girl who spends the winter holiday visiting her grandmother in the town of Hollydale. But the town is being torn apart as the residents clash over their different traditions, and by a dastardly mayor’s plan to chop down the town’s oldest tree. Can the townspeople come together to save the tree, and enjoy the holidays in peace?
from Jun 24 2017 to Jan 07 2018
Put your creativity to the test at Inventorium, a dynamic, curiosity-driven space that encourages play, creation and collaboration. Build a circuit, take part in real-world research, wind packing tape into a beautiful (and climbable!) structure, and contribute to collective ideas in this evolving space dedicated to creative, collaborative activities.
from Dec 18 2017 to Jan 07 2018
Explore the holiday magic of Casa Loma.. at night! Wander through the dazzling lighting display in the gardens and witness famed illusionist entertainer Professor Wick’s holiday themed magic show. Guests will be surrounded by holiday magic throughout the castle which will be resplendent with holiday décor, including a 40ft tall tree in the Great Hall, designed by Fashion Icon Jeanne Beker and eight other signature trees by talented Canadian designers.
from Dec 02 2017 to Jan 07 2018
This December join us to celebrate and take part in the holiday magic at Casa Loma, by celebrating 150 Years of Canadian Christmas. We are excited to host a wide range of activities and thrilling performances that are sure to be fun for the whole family. Enjoy new shows by famed illusionist entertainer Professor Wick and ice skating performers Glisse on Ice. These spectacles of illusions and wonder will amaze audiences young and old alike. Guests will be surrounded by holiday magic throughout the castle which will be resplendent with holiday décor, including a 40ft tall tree in the Great Hall, designed by Fashion Icon Jeanne Beker and eight other signature trees by talented Canadian designers. As always kids are invited to visit Santa in his castle workshop and, participate in arts and crafts, visit with wintery holiday mascots, decorate tasty treats and much more.
from Nov 18 2017 to Jan 07 2018
Trains are taking over at RBG this holiday season! Visit RBG Centre and Rock Garden to see these amazing displays in action, and learn a bit more about the history of local railways. - NEW Escarpment Train Exhibit - Botanical Train Display - RBG Express
from Dec 08 2017 to Mar 18 2018
The West Island of Ontario Place is Toronto’s new destination for all your favourite winter activities. Take a stroll through the West Island to experience our beautiful winter setting and enjoy activities and attractions along the way. Admission is free!
from Oct 29 2017 to Apr 15 2018, 01:15 PM
Artists featured in the main-stage concerts will also perform a one-hour interactive concert especially designed for young people age 5-11, at Music & Truffles, the same days at 1:15 p.m. in Walter Hall. Host Joanna explores the music and chats with the artists, facilitating some audience involvement. Adults wishing to learn more about music and music-making are also welcome. Everyone receives a Lindt chocolate truffle at the end.