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Allan Gardens: Toronto’s downtown oasis

Allan Gardens: Toronto’s downtown oasis March 13, 2012 | Kid Friendly, Romantic, Things to Do | Read More
Allan Gardens Conservatory was founded in 1858 and is one of Toronto’s oldest parks. Its beautiful 16,000 sqaure foot conservatory houses housing thousands of plants providing an visitors a downtown oasis.

Mark spring in Toronto at the Maple Syrup Festival

Mark spring in Toronto at the Maple Syrup Festival February 29, 2012 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Maple Syrup is about as Canadian as you can get and its arrival signals the end of the long northern winter. Celebrate spring at a the Maple Syrup Festival held at two conservation areas close to Toronto. Canada produces 85% of the world’s supply and exports over 30,000 tones to more than 40 countries....

Turning ice into art at IceFest

Turning ice into art at IceFest February 24, 2012 | Events, Food, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Photo by Paul Tichonczuk On Feb 25 and 26 celebrate winter in style at the 7th Annual Bloor-Yorkville IceFest where you can celebrate winter in Toronto. Watch as ice carvers take out their picks, chisels and even chainsaws to transform blocks of ice into masterpieces at the 14th Annual Sassafraz Ice...

Three places to skate in Toronto

Three places to skate in Toronto January 12, 2012 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Skating under the arches. Photo by Ken Nickerson Toronto has over 50 outdoor artificial ice rinks so skating is a popular pastime in this city. The city does a great job of maintenance and you’ll find wonderful rinks in each neighborhood. Don’t worry if you’ve left your skates at home. All of the...

Toronto’s multicultural Xmas

Toronto’s multicultural Xmas December 19, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Photo by Doug Brown. Courtesy of Tourism Toronto Toronto is a multicultural city but that doesn’t stop it from celebrating a traditional Christmas. The whole city joins in the fun and gets into the spirit of the season. If you’re looking for a way to celebrate in Toronto, check out these fun events. Glide...

Feel good Xmas events

Feel good Xmas events December 6, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Get into the spirit of Christmas with these charitable events. It’s a great way to meet the locals, find out what’s happening in town and help out. The Third Annual City Carol Sing Come and sing along with some of the city’s great singers and support the Food Banks of Canada. Special guests...

Buskers hit the streets

Buskers hit the streets August 27, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Fire Guy at the Scotiabank Buskerfest The 2011 Scotiabank’s BuskerFest is celebrating it’s 12th year this weekend at the St Lawrence Market Neighbourhood. This colourful, wacky and wildly fun festival is the one of the largest of its kind in North America. Watch the very best silent comedy,...

We all scream for ice cream (or gelato)

We all scream for ice cream (or gelato) August 21, 2011 | Food, Kid Friendly | Read More
Photo courtesy of Dolce Gelato Toronto has had one scorcher of a summer and maybe that explains the plethora of ice cream parlors that have opened up. Every neighborhood offers a favorite shop where you can find healthy yogurt, lean gelato or sinful classic (calories be damned). Here’s our scoop on...

Let’s Go to the EX!

Let’s Go to the EX! August 8, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The classic Swing Ride. Photo courtesy of CNE. The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), known by locals as The EX, is an 18-day fair running from August 19 until September 5. It’s one of Canada’s largest summer fairs attracting 1.3 million visitors annually. This end-of-summer event is considered...

Excellent Theatre for All Ages

May 8, 2011 | free, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Toronto holds the reputation of being the third-largest English-speaking theatre city in the world, after London and New York. And as with those two theatre giants, it would be a crying shame to visit the city and not sample some of the theatrical treats we have on offer. In honour of Mother’s Day,...