SOCIALLY DISTANT WITH KIDS IN TOw

SOCIALLY DISTANT WITH KIDS IN TOw

My go-to as a parent has always been go-out.  Babies crying, toddlers melting down, siblings bickering? Get the heck out of the house. Go somewhere. Gather with friends. Playdate. Meet up. Drop in. Strength in numbers, right? Now as all our favourite go-to...
ILLUSIONS: THE ART OF MAGIC AT THE AGO

ILLUSIONS: THE ART OF MAGIC AT THE AGO

Every kids goes through a magic stage, right? Well, you can revive or kickstart this phase by a visit to the Art Gallery of Ontario’s newest exhibition ILLUSIONS: THE ART OF MAGIC. While it’s not an exhibition just for kids, it definitely has elements that will wow...
TORONTO LIGHT FEST IS BACK

TORONTO LIGHT FEST IS BACK

It’s that awesome of year again when the city lights up to help battle the winter blues. Or in Toronto’s case, the winter greys. This year the Toronto Light Festival presents 20 art installations that are brightening the city’s skies in the Distillery District. We had...
PAR-TEE PUTT WITH KIDS

PAR-TEE PUTT WITH KIDS

This is not your average mini golf. PAR-TEE PUTT is Toronto’s newest indoor mini golf club. Located in the entertainment district, the bar boasts 27 themed holes (three nine-hole courses) and on weekends offers an all ages experience from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Outside of...
CROKICURL AT STACKT MARKET

CROKICURL AT STACKT MARKET

There is a new game in TOwn. This winter Stackt Market, the shipping container market located at Bathurst and Front streets, opened Toronto’s first Crokicurl rink, an outdoor game where crokinole and curling collide. I’ve been wanting to try this out ever since I’ve...
TERRA LUMINA AT THE TORONTO ZOO

TERRA LUMINA AT THE TORONTO ZOO

Welcome to 2099. A new light and sound experience has taken over a portion of the Toronto Zoo this winter. On until April 2020, Terra Lumina Night Walk by Moment Factory is a 1.5 km trip by foot to the year 2099 and back with a series of installations featuring...
SKATING AT UNION STATION

SKATING AT UNION STATION

The little rink that popped up this winter in front of Union Station is one of the newest places to lace up downtown Toronto. And it’s worth the whirl. Located literally in front of the main entrance of Union Station, the cozy outdoor rink offers free public skating...
BLOODSUCKERS AT THE ROM

BLOODSUCKERS AT THE ROM

“Do we have to read everything?” says my 10-year-old as we entered Bloodsuckers: Legends to Leeches that just opened at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Our family explores museums in very different ways. One like a pinball machine, the other beelining it to...
GIVEAWAY: TICKETS TO TSO’S HOLIDAY POPS

GIVEAWAY: TICKETS TO TSO’S HOLIDAY POPS

We are giving away the gift of music! Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to one of Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s performances of Holiday Pops, featuring the incredible soprano (and Toronto mom) Measha Brueggergosman with the TSO and a full choir. There are...
THE TSO WITH KIDS IN TOW

THE TSO WITH KIDS IN TOW

We have always loved the creative ways the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) has been inspiring kids in this city to experience classical music – from fun storytimes (we’re thinking of The Hockey Sweater with Roch Carrier) to wearing your costume to a concert (the...
DAD IN T.O.: DANFORTH DAD

DAD IN T.O.: DANFORTH DAD

If you’re looking for someone to plan the destination for your next park meet-up up, we know just the guy. Andrew Moore, aka Danforth Dad has made it his (and his family in TOw)’s mission to explore Toronto through its many playgrounds. We’re talking hundreds of...
GIVEAWAY: Brick-Or-Treat at Legoland Discovery Centre

GIVEAWAY: Brick-Or-Treat at Legoland Discovery Centre

Boo! We got some LEGO fun for you. LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Vaughan is pulling out all the spooky feels this October with its Brick-or-Treat event now until October 31, 2019. What’s in store for your little monsters in TOw: Catch ghosts in AR in the ‘Hidden Side’...
FAMILY TRAVEL: FLOATING WATER PARKS

FAMILY TRAVEL: FLOATING WATER PARKS

Calling all wannabe ninja warriors. On a recent trip out west to visit family in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, we made a pit stop at Splish Splash Water Park in the small prairie town of Minnedosa, MB. Manitoba’s first floating water park, the series of floating...
NIGHT SUP ADVENTURE ON TORONTO ISLAND

NIGHT SUP ADVENTURE ON TORONTO ISLAND

Whether you are a Torontonian or tourist, the views from Toronto Island never disappoint. With family in TOw, we usually hop on a ferry first thing to spend a day on the Island, picnicking in the parks, exploring the tree maze and the beaches, and treating the kids to...