Get Family Day Ideas, Toronto

Find Family Day Ideas for Toronto

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Family Day is Monday, February 16, 2016. Plenty of parents will be looking for ways to engage their children. Pretty much any museum or family attraction will offer special programming. If you're in Toronto on Family Day, here are some ideas.

  • Ontario Family Day at the Toronto Zoo.
  • Open house at Fort York.
  • HarbourKids at Harbourfront presents SK8, which explores all forms of skating and winter culture from a kid's perspective.
  • Most of Toronto's Top Attractions will be open on Family Day. Check websites for details.
  • The Markham Museum Winterfest has winter activities and refreshments.
  • Family Day Fest is an indoor "fun zone" geared towards children under 12. The annual event features rides, bouncy castles, obstacle courses, arcade games, games and other entertainment.

    Out of Town

    • Family Day at Ontario Parks ​offers rinks, midnight skis and paths to enjoy.
    • Halton Conservation in the Bulington/Milton area has a Snowflakes and Snowsnakes Festival, wagon rides, skiing and more.
    • Snowfest Caledon activities include snowshoeing, dog sledding, skating, sleigh rides, ice sculptures and snow castle competitions, plus a special winter 'Chilly' cook-off.
    • The Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington is the largest botanical garden in Canada, a National Historic Site, and registered charitable organization with a mandate to bring together people, plants and n,ature.