Family Fun in the City
Toronto is a great place for family fun!
Make sure to check out our exclusive Family Package for hotel and tickets.
Giant Pandas at the Toronto Zoo
Exhibit opens May 18th!
Go wild over Da Mao and Er Shun, the Toronto Zoo’s visiting giant pandas. Thanks to top-level “Panda Diplomacy” (a joint Chinese-Canadian conservation project), the breeding duo will call Toronto home for an extended stay.
Opens May 5th
It’s where families come to spend quality time with each other and their good friends, g-forces.
Centreville opens for weekends starting May 4th
A 10-minute ferry ride is all that stands between you and one of your most relaxing days in Toronto. Explore the Toronto Islands by bike, enjoy a picnic on Centre Island or spend the day with the kids in the Centreville amusement park.
Mesopotamia at the ROM
Opens June 22
Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
Travel back in time at the Royal Ontario Museum with an exciting exhibit that’s new for 2013. Bring the kids and learn about what life was like as you explore Mesopotamia.
Game On 2.0: An Exhibition
Ontario Science Centre
Play your way through the history and evolution of video games with over 150 influential games. Game On 2.0 focuses on key game developments between 1962 and today, and takes a global perspective at gaming’s fascinating past and limitless future.
Go to a Blue Jays home game at the Rogers Centre:
Toronto Blue Jays vs Seattle Mariners: May 3, 4, 5
Toronto Blue Jays vs San Francisco Giants: May 14, 15
Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays: May 20, 21, 22
Toronto Blue Jays vs Baltimore Orioles: May 23, 24, 25, 26
Toronto Blue Jays vs Atlanta Braves: May 27, 28
FESTIVALS & EVENTS
Redpath Waterfront Festival
This summer come celebrate Toronto’s waterfront at the Redpath Waterfront Festival. With a series of on-water and on-land events, this year’s theme is a celebration of the Maritime lifestyle. For one week come experience the unparalleled cuisine and culture of the east coast.
Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival
July 9 – August 4
The Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto, formerly Caribana, is the largest cultural festival of its kind in North America. A true celebration of Caribbean culture, cuisine, and arts, the pulsating rhythms and melodies of Caribbean music can be heard throughout the city.
Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)
August 16 – September 2
From midway rides to the International Marketplace. From corn dogs to the iconic air show. The Canadian National Exhibition has been the highlight of summer for Torontonians for years. Young and old, big and small gather to take part in what has become a true cultural event.
FAMILY-FRIENDLY HOTELSCheck out these hotels with indoor swimming pools that are near main attractions and activities:
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown
Hilton Garden Inn City Centre
Courtyard by Marriott