Family Day is just around the corner! There are lots of great events happening in and around Vaughan – here is a list of some of our favourites:
Tim Hortons is sponsoring recreational skating on Monday from 12pm – 2pm at the following arenas:
Al Palladini Arena (9201 Islington Avenue, Woodbridge)
Garnet Williams Arena (501 Clark Avenue West, Thornhill)
Maple Arena (10190 Keele Street, Maple)
Family Fun Fest – Downsview Park
Family Fun Fest features an indoor amusement park with over 30 rides, activities and attractions including Kiddie Rides, Jumping Castles, Giant Slides, Fun Foods, Arcade and Carnival Games. Check their website for ticket prices (buy online in advance and receive a discount)
Family Fun Day Carnival at Kortright Centre for Conservation
Get outdoors and bring the whole family to the Kortright Centre for Conservation this Family Day weekend. Enjoy nature hikes, snowshoeing*, toboganning*, kick-sledding*, face-painting, family crafts and activities, and hot chocolate by the campfire. Bring your skates and enjoy a skate* on our ice rink. Activites happening from 10am – 3pm.
Showshoes, kick-sleds and crazy carpets will be provided.
Admission is FREE for kids 15 and under. Tickets for adults are $6.50 and are $5.50 for seniors.
*These activities are dependent on snow and ice conditions.
For the love of family – Toronto Zoo
The weekend festivities include meeting polar bear siblings, Aurora and Nikita, and checking out the new indoor giraffe viewing house. Family fun activities, including valentine's crafts will be happening in the Conservation Connection Centre. Activities will be held from 10am – 3pm Check out the website for a 50% off coupon for a child's admission.
KGO at the AGO
Kids take over the Art Gallery of Ontario on Family Day from 10am – 4pm! Music, Kids Gallery exhibition, making art in the studio – something for everyone. Save $10 on a Family Pass – see website for more details.
Toronto Marlies game
For the hockey fans in the family, the Toronto Marlies are playing a special game at the Air Canada Centre on Monday at 1pm. To celebrate Family Day, Duke the Dog and Carlton the Bear will be inviting some of their local mascot buddies to participate in "mascot madness." There are mittens being given away for the first 8000 fans in attendance. Click here for tickets.
Family Day FUNdraiser for Sick Kids
Enjoy a day of fun at Active Kids Zone (951 Alness Street, North York) on Family Day from 9:30am to 1:30pm at the annual FUNdraiser. Bouncy castles, Karaoke, Face painting, Prizes, Bumper Balls, and more. Admission is free with Donation to Sick Kids. Click here for more details.
Wishing you a wonderful Family Day weekend!