The Waterfront Artisan Market returns to HTO Park this summer! WAM will take place every Saturday from May 20 through Thanksgiving weekend, rain or shine! Toronto’s own Waterfront open-air market features a carefully-curated mix of 75 local, up-and-coming artisans, crafters, chefs and bakers.
If you’re looking for a vibrant yet refreshing way to spend your Saturday mornings - rain or shine, look no further than the Withrow Park Farmers' Market.
The market is celebrating 11 years of uniting the community through wonderful live music,arts and crafts activities for kids, and of course, great local food. You can be sure to find certified organic, non-GMO, and sustainably produced products and goods sold at the market. Whether it be the fresh fruits and veggies, enthusiastic volunteers, the good tasting coffee, the laidback atmosphere, or the opportunity to connect directly with farmers and food entrepreneurs, come see for yourself why Withrow Park Farmers' Market has been met with success Summer after Summer.
Lower Ossington Theatre presents The Wizard of OZ. Fun for the whole family! A girl from Kansas travels over the rainbow in this adaptation of the classic family film about believing in magic and the love of home. With the original Harold Arlen score and including famous songs like "Over the Rainbow" and "We're Off to See the Wizard".
Ages: 4+ Days/Times: Fri. 7:30 pm, Sat. 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm, Sun. noon and 4 pm Cost: from $55/person
Pick up fresh Ontario-grown tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers. Local Ontario honey, maple syrup, and an extensive array of baked goods, farm-fresh eggs, deli meats and cheese will also be available. We are excited to return to the Shops at Don Mills community for a second year! Stop by the Shops Farmers’ Market and stock up on fresh fruit, vegetables and delectable baked treats for the week.
June 29, 2017 - September 3, 2017 High Park Amphitheatre, 1873 Bloor St. W., Toronto
Shakespeare in High Park is Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre event, now in its 35th year. It's worth trying with teens who are starting to read Shakespeare in school. But all kids under 12 are free, so if your little one has the patience, go for it. Family-friendly programming takes place each night before the show.
This year, Canadian Stage presents untraditional takes on the madcap comedy Twelfth Night and the drama King Lear.
Days/Times: Twelfth Night Wed., Fri., Sun. at 8 pm; King Lear Tue., Thu., Sat. at 8 pm; gates open at 6 pm Cost: $25 reserved premium seating or pay-what-you-can at the gate; children under age 12 free
July 1, 2017 - September 4, 2017 Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor Street West
There’s lots to do every day this summer at the coolest shoebox in town! Kids visiting the Bata Shoe Museum will receive an activity bag that includes a sneaker key chain for decorating, an ISpy game to play in each gallery and a colourful temporary tattoo! There is also funky footwear to try on, the perfect opportunity to get a family selfie capturing your #BSMfamilyfun!
Time: 10 am–4 pm Cost: Included in museum admission (general $14, Senior $12, kids $5, kids under 4 FREE) Ages: 3 – 12 years
July 2, 2017 - August 27, 2017 Legislative Assembly of Ontario, 111 Wellesley St., Toronto
During the one-hour Weekend Explorers program, kids ages 6–10 can explore the legislative building and chamber through a fun scavenger hunt, play games that teach them about Ontario's Parliament, and participate in a craft activity. This is a drop-in program—no registration required.
July 3, 2017 - August 31, 2017 ScenicCaves Nature Adventures, 260 Scenic Caves Rd
Jion the Eco Adventure Toursat Scenic Caves Nature Adventures every Sunday to Friday (excludes all Saturdays). Experience treetop canopy walking and zipling on a 3-hour guided tour. Includes: 420’ suspension footbridge, treetop canopy walking on a web of platform decks, 300’ forest zip line, learn about the area ecosystems while exploring caves, caverns and lookouts, 1000’ escarpment zip line. Age, highet and weight resprictions do apply.
Taking place over nearly three weeks leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE.
Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event.
The CNE attracts more than 1.3 million people each year.
August 23, 2017 - August 24, 2017 The Second City, 51 Mercer St., Toronto
Big Bad Wolf vs. Lord Underwearface von Schtinkeris a hilarious musical romp that takes a new look at this children’s classic. Framed for heinous crimes by the evil von Schtinker, our unlikely hero, Big Bad Wolf, must enlist the help of his fairy tale friends to prove that things aren’t always as they seem.
Featuring audience sing-alongs, goofy chases, and a true lesson in friendship, this interactive show will engage and delight children, while The Second City’s sly humour ensures parents will be laughing along with them.
Days and Times: 1 pm matinees on select dates in August.
August 23, 2017 - August 23, 2017 Harbourfront Centre Concert Stage, 235 Queens Quay W., Toronto
Gather your family and friends and come to the harbourfront centre in Toronto to enjoy free movies at the Harbourfront Centre's Free Flicks. This evening's movie event is the film Pacific Rim (2013, rated PG), a robots vs. monsters special-effects extravaganza directed by Guillermo Del Toro.
Also shown will be the short film Reelworld Super Short Shorts, an animated film about the refugee experience.
August 23, 2017 - August 23, 2017 Ivan Forrest Gardens Park, 131 Glen Manor Dr., Toronto
Join The Beach Village for Movie Nights in the Park every Wednesday starting July 5, through August 30! You voted on your favourite movies, now come out and enjoy them with your friends and family! Experience these movies under the stars in our beautiful parks: screenings will rotate between Kew Gardens and Ivan Forrest Gardens Park.
The movie scheduled for this evening is The Secret Life of Pets (2016, PG), an animated film with famous voices like Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart about what pets do when their owners are away!
August 24, 2017 - August 24, 2017 St. James Park, 120 King St. E., Toronto
There are just three free movie nights this summer in St. James Park, near St. Lawrence Market. Bring your blanket and sit on the lawns for the final movie of the summer: the original movie musical classic: Grease (1978, rated PG-13) starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.
Don't miss a live performance by artists from the Toronto production of Grease! before the show!
August 24, 2017 - August 24, 2017 A&W, 8 Mercer St., Toronto
Buy a Teen Burger for $2 and help beat MS! Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world with 1 in 340 Canadians living with the disease. A&W Canada is holding its 9th annual Burgers to Beat MS campaign and has partnered with two-time Olympic bronze medalist and Canadian women’s national soccer team captain Christine Sinclair to join the fight to beat MS.
Come to the A&W near King and Spadina to score a goal against the Great A&W Root Bear goalie and meet Christine Sinclair.
Time: 11:30 am–12:30 pm Cost: $2 donation; 100% goes directly to the MS Society of Canada
August 25, 2017 - August 25, 2017 Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd., Toronto
See the zoo after dark on an Evening Bat Walk where you use electronic bat detectors to attempt to hear bat activity and learn about how bats navigate in the dark, what they eat, and more. There will be another evening bat walk on August 31.
August 25, 2017 - August 27, 2017 Harbourfront Centre 235 Queens Quay W
Bring your kids to TAIWANfest and join us at this three day festival with live music, family friendly exhibits, workshops, food, and more!
These Spintop Kids have honed their craft for decades - watch their amazing performance of precision spin tops, landing on platform towers, running along metal wires, and even landing on helmets and the palms of the audience!
Remember to breathe at Extreme Diabolo, where this Taiwanese youth brings Chinese Yo-Yo to a whole new level of performing arts with elements of traditional martial arts.
Come to the Numbers Salon for a "Number Painting” workshop where you too can easily create masterpiece paintings.
August 26, 2017 - August 27, 2017 150 Borough Dr., Scarborough, ON
The 6th annual Scarborough Afro-Carib Fest, taking place inside Albert Campbell Square at the Scarborough Civic Centre, brings you live musical performances, exciting entertainment from local and international artists, mouth-watering ethnic cuisine, vendor exhibitions and marketplace, visual arts, drum and dance workshops, kid’s zone, dance competitions, prize giveaways, business expo and much more! "Celebrating our Diversity" is the theme for this annual event that invites people of all ages and backgrounds to experience the richness of the city’s diverse communities. Join us to celebrate the richness of the Afro-Caribbean culture and other ethnic groups that make up the fabric of Canada. FREE PARKING! FREE ENTERTAINMENT, FUN, CULTURE, COMMUNITY!
Cost: FREE Time: noon–9 pm
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