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Below are some great Ontario ideas of things to do with the kids for upcoming seasonal holidays and school breaks.


Fantasy of Lights, Kingsville

OPG Winter Festival of Light, Niagara Falls

Christmas in the Pioneer Spirit at Battlefield House Museum, Stoney Creek

Christkindl Market - Canada’s Original, Kitchener

Moonlight Magic & Tractor Parade of Lights, Orangeville

First Light, Midland 

Christmas by Candlelight at Lang Pioneer Village, Keene  

Alight at Night Festival -Upper Canada Village, Morrisburg

Downtown Perth BIA Festival of Lights, Perth 

Muskoka Arts & Crafts Annual Christmas Show & Sale, Bracebridge

New Year’s Eve Family Frolic, Thunder Bay 

Village Noel Temiskaming, New Liskeard 


Windsor, November 30

Bracebridge, December 1

Essex, December 14

Staffordville, December 14

Leamington, November 30


Enjoy a break from the everyday — reconnect with your loved ones, and make family fun your number one priority. Celebrate Family Day in Ontario!

Licence Free Fishing Weekend —  February 15-17
Take part in a Canadian winter tradition — ice fishing!

KidsFest —   Hamilton, February 15-17
Bounce, laugh, play, run and scream in some of North America’s largest indoor inflatables.

Outdoor Snow Adventures

Chicopee Tube Park, Kitchener
Take a day trip to enjoy snow tubing

Boler Mountain, London
Take a family ski day. Holiday and March Break Programs are also available.

Apple Pie Trail, The Blue Mountains
Download the Apple Pie Trail map to see where to explore.

Scenic Caves, Collingwood
Snowshoe, cross country ski, or hike the professionally groomed trails.

Blue Mountain, Blue Mountain
Learn to ski or snowboard. There are plenty of classes for all ages and abilities.
Indoor activities for kids

Dynamic Earth, Sudbury
Take a guided underground mine tour.

London Children’s Museum, London
Fun activities for kids to learn and explore in their own way.

Hamilton Children's Museum, Hamilton
Self-directed play learning for toddlers and older.

Ontario Science Centre, Toronto
Sleepover in the Science Centre  with your family.


Fire & Ice Festival (Bracebridge) Jan. 25, 2020
Traditional winter carnival in downtown Bracebridge

Barrie Winterfest (Barrie) Feb. 1-2, 2020
Pancake breakfast, skating, family activities, live entertainment, and more.

Voyageur Winter Carnival (Thunder Bay)  Feb. 15-17, 2020
Experience family fun in a historical winter wonderland with special events and activities for voyageurs of all ages.

Winterlude —  (Ottawa) Jan 31 to Feb 17, 2020
Check out great entertainment, skate on the largest natural rink in the world and admire amazing snow and ice sculptures.

Family packages


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Resorts of Ontario


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