64 performances to choose from, and tickets are just $5 for kids under 12.
After the show, stay and play in our FringeKids! Club with daily workshops, outdoor performances, play stations, bouncy castles and more.
Creative pick-up+play stations are open from 10 am-5 pm and invite children to build a Lego land, play in the sand, jump in a bubble pool, dress up in costumes and create unique works of art.
FringeKids is a part of the Fringe Festival:Everybody’s idea of adventure is different; Toronto’s largest theatre festival caters to people’s eclectic tastes with 1,100+ fresh, innovative and often jaw dropping performances! Choose Your Own Adventure denotes the ability to craft your own experience from a diverse list of theatre, comedy and dance performances, venues, Tent Talks, Visual Fringe, Shed Shows and Fringe After Dark programming. Once again, it’s a call to action for diehard theatre fans and first time Fringers alike. It’s seldom that you come across a festival with 148 shows to choose from, all for a maximum ticket price of $12!
The popular Summer Music in the Garden concert series returns for its 16th season by the shores of Lake Ontario. Treat yourself to 17 free classical music concerts this summer, featuring outstanding artists exploring a diverse range of international themes and music styles.
Concerts are approximately one hour in length. Bench seating is available but limited, so feel free to bring a lawn chair—and don't forget your hat or umbrella and sunscreen as shade is also limited.
Now heading into its fifth year, Dancing on the Pier is a weekly social dance series on Toronto's favourite open-air dance floor.
Dance to the classics with Swing Shift Big Band, one of the country’s premiere live groups striving to preserve the sounds and energy of the big band era. A warm, welcoming environment combining instruction and fantastic, danceable bands means you're sure to find yourself grooving all night long at Dancing on the Pier.
DJ Deep Fried Fridays returns for its third year with a new collection of crate diggers and chefs turning up the beats and frying up some eats!
Globally-influenced but locally-sourced DJ, Alister Johnson has been setting dance floors on fire for years with his signature sound. He's joined by chef Lal Nirmala preparing golden and crunchy samosas with a refreshing mango chutney.
Summer's here. Let's celebrate! Games, activities, bouncing castles, clowns, music and much more!
Free! KidsFest activities are free for all to participate in. Regular pricing will be in effect at Centreville Amusement Park.
Taking place during the first full weekend of July, KidsFest welcomes the arrival of summer with kid-sized activities that are fun for the whole family! With face painting clowns, bouncing castles, colouring stations, live animal visits from Far Enough Farm, music, and more, KidsFest delivers three full days of family island fun!
Friday 6 pm -- 11 pm Saturday 11 am -- 11 pm Sunday 11 am -- 7 pm
Taste of Lawrence is a three-day food and cultural festival that takes place in the Wexford Heights BIA. As Scarborough’s largest street festival it boasts the most enticing flavours from every cultural community in the GTA. Locals and tourists alike come to the festival to experience the Taste firsthand as they celebrate their cultures and learn about the rich heritage of others.
Exceptional International Food Options! This is the place to be for a FOODIE! Over 130 street vendors. Midway rides and amusements on the street for family fun! 2 fully functional live entertainment stages with headlining entertainment! Constant support from Ward 37 Councillor Michael Thompson provides excellent opportunities for community engagement. Volunteer opportunities! Constantly engaging youth from local schools, and other community members. A true world festival. People of all cultures participate in the event.
Several stages, dozens of acts, the Mariposa Folk Festival is an annual musical tradition in the heart of cottage country!
Mariposa is renowned for its wide range of folk/roots artists, with 100+ performances of every kind on its 11 stages including music, dance and spoken word – but there’s lots more than that going on at Mariposa Folk Festival!
Visit the Artisan's Village, yoga, tai chi and more.
In addition, the festival features FOLKPLAY - Activities, music, and plenty of fun especially for kids.
There’s lots of exciting things for little folk to do in our Folkplay area this year:
Tie Dye Bandanas
OPP Friends of the Museum Finger Printing
Memories of Mariposa Scrapbook
Making Coloured Salt Jars
Planting a Seed
Making a Monster Book Mark
Making Pin Wheels
Poi Spinning with Elliot Ness
Children 12 & under admitted free to Mariposa Folk Festival but must be accompanied by a ticket-bearing guardian at all times.
Inspired by family, friends and fiddle lessons at age 4 from the Leahy family, Ennismore country artist Melissa Payne developed a love for music. By 18, she had taught herself to play guitar, began writing songs, and entered (and won) music competitions around the province.
On the shores of picturesque Little Lake, Peterborough Musicfest, by entertaining locals with 17 free concerts, generates a sizable economic impact to local business and tourist attractions. Popular bands such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Tegan and Sara, Walk Off the Earth, Emerson Drive, and Colin James have graced the Fred Anderson Stage at Del Crary Park.
10 am -- 3 pm $10 Adults, $5 for kids/seniors/military
Does your child love LEGO? Enjoy our LEGO Fan Festival, fun for the whole family.
Highlights: Amazing, jaw dropping, outstanding LEGO creations built by hobbyist. These unique and detailed builds include... •LEGO Robots & Mindstorms Creations •City Layouts with powered Trains •Space, Star Wars & Scifi Creations •Art, Architecture & Design •Planes, Trains & Automobiles •Historical Buildings and Castles •Pirates, Steampunk and Vikings •Mosaics & Sculptures and more... All made with millions of LEGO bricks by hobbyists from across Canada and parts of USA, Europe and Australia. What can we do at the event? •Enjoy the amazing exhibit at your own pace. •You and/or your child can build in the "Look What I MADE" area. •Visit our vendors for unique LEGO or LEGO related purchase, including custom pieces, minifigures, old and new sets. •Speak with the builders of these wonderful creations, many of them will be onsite to answer your questions. •Learn about the fun hobby of collecting, creating, discovering and building with LEGO.
Elinor Frey reveals the five-string cello’s incredible versatility and remarkable colors through J.S. Bach’s Sixth Suite for solo cello, as well as her own transcriptions of violin music by Telemann and Benda, and newly commissioned works by Canadian composers Scott Godin and Isaiah Ceccarelli.
YD | T.O is a FREE annual festival celebrating the positive achievements of young people showcasing their MUSIC, DANCE, ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, FASHION & FILM in front of some 30,000 visitors!
Held in the downtown core of Toronto at Yonge-Dundas Square, with a Yonge Street closure from Dundas to Shuter streets, the event features 12 hours of non-stop performances on 2 outdoor stages plus the tented YD Art Gallery. THIS SUMMER - BE PART OF IT!
Bring your favorite doll and travel back in time! Join costumed characters for an elegant morning tea complete with scones, delicate sandwiches and treats! Head into the historic village and complete the activities in the Maplelea Adventure Pack.
Learn Victorian dancing, try on pioneer clothes, play games popular with girls in the 1800s, and challenge other girls and their dolls to old-fashioned races on the Town Hall Green. Be sure to save time to shop at the Maplelea Pop-Up Shop!
VICTORIAN DANCING - Tap your toes, learn the steps, and swing your partner.
FASHION FUN - What did kids wear in the 1800s? Try on pioneer clothes and check out photos of real boys & girls from the past.
MAPLELEA POP-UP SHOP - Add to your collection of Maplelea dolls, or find a new outfit for your doll. (Maplelea outfits fit all 18" dolls!)
And much more including NEW activities for 2015!
General Admission Rates apply. (Additional charge for Maplelea Victorian Tea. See below for more details) Admission to Pop-Up Shop only is free!
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