The long weekend is coming up and there are plenty of exciting ways to stay busy. Whether you want to get outside or stay toasty indoors, you are sure to find all kinds of fun things to do on Family Day weekend in Toronto.
From high tea to DJ skating and brunch parties, here’s what’s going on in our city over the holiday weekend!
Skates & Sounds: Family Fun Day
Bring the whole family for a day of free fun on the ice skating trail at College Park.
This Family Day weekend event will feature free skate lending, live music by DJ Mel Boogie, s’mores, maple taffy, and a contest!
When: February 18th, 2 PM to 6 PM
Where: Barbara Ann Scott Ice Trail, 420 Yonge Street
Bloor-Yorkville Icefest is making a comeback this Family Day weekend and will transform the neighbourhood into a whimsical world filled with frozen displays.
There will be over 40 creations made from 60,000 lbs of ice on display at the festival, which will be carved into magnificent, one-of-a-kind sculptures.
Icefest will also feature live ice carving demonstrations, an ice lounge, and an ice wall with projections.
When: February 18th and 19th, 2023, 12 PM to 11 PM
Where: Village of Yorkville Park & Bloor-Yorkville area
Sponsored Pick: The Second City Mainstage’s brand new 87th Revue
Ready for an evening of non-stop laughter? The Second City is back! Their new location just opened up at One York Street, and not only are they sporting a brand-spankin’ new look, but they’re celebrating 50 years of funny with their Mainstage Revue featuring a fresh cast & new material each show. Check it out while you still can!
Where: One York Street, 1 York St., Toronto
When: on NOW until the last Sunday of February, 2023. Check out their website for all showtimes.
Cost: use code CURIOCITY25 for $25 tickets for Sunday 7PM shows in February.
Family Day Skate Party
This family-friendly skate party is the last hurrah of the season for Toronto’s skating trail under the Gardiner Expressway, and you don’t want to miss it.
Taking place on Family Day weekend, the event will feature a DJ skate party, an interactive scavenger hunt at 12 PM, a family fun indoor workshop with Kids Coding, plus Beaver Tails and tasty concessions.
When: February 20th, 2023, 12 PM to 9 PM
Where: The Bentway, 250 Fort York Boulevard
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