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10 kid-friendly events in Toronto this summer

School's out and the kids are off. Thankfully there's lot of events in Toronto that include the youngsters. Music, arts and food festivals all offer special programming to keep everyone happy. And who knows? They just might learn something.

  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • July 18-19
      It's a kid-takeover at the CBC for two days this summer with live performances, games, activities, crafts and the stars from CBC Kids shows.
      CBC Toronto
    • July 28
      Grab the blankies and enjoy a pizza dinner at any of these family-friendly outdoor film screenings on throughout the summer.
      Sorauren Park
    • July 28 - August 5
      Come for the rides, stay for the visits from Paw Patrol, Angelina Ballerina, Barney and many Marvel superheroes.
      Canada's Wonderland
    • August 10-12
      Included in this huge Greek festival featuring a Kids' Fun Zone with a clubhouse, Lego experience, rides, games and film screenings.
      Greektown
    • August 17 - September 3
      The CNE is a colourful maze of mid-way rides, carnival games, unusual food, shows and a Kids' World park space. In short, it's kid heaven.
      Exhibition Place
    • August 18-19
      Puppet shows, art-making, installations and music are all part of this family-friendly festival that offers kids under 12 free admission.
      Fort York National Historic Site
    • August 31 - September 3
      BuskerFest returns this year with kid-friendly entertainment like jugglers, acrobats and clowns. Plus, the stuff of dreams: a Mac 'n' cheese festival.
      Woodbine Park
    • September 8
      A whole day of kid-friendly activities is on at this family-friendly festival, with performances, art experiences and culinary programming for kids.
      Ontario Place
    • September 15-16
      Bring your little Picassos along to this big arts fair featuring kids activities lined up in the Children's Tent, including crafting and performances.
      East Lynn Park
    • September 22-23
      This free festival includes activities for all age groups, like a kids film festival, expo, programming and talent show.
      Mel Lastman Square
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Hector Vasquez


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