Things to Do in Toronto

Things to Do in Toronto With Your Family

By: Karen Le


In Canada, there is a designated day all about spending time with your family. The third Monday of February of every year is Family Day. 

Family Day is on February 17th, 2020, this year. Spending time with your loved ones doesn’t have to wait for this holiday though! February is also known as the month of love so spread it far and wide!

Don’t limit the time you spend with your loved ones! If you live in Toronto or nearby, you’re in luck! There are always things to do. Here are the top five things to do in Toronto this month.

Things To Do in Toronto #1: Toronto’s 186th Anniversary

Top of the list of things to do in Toronto is Toronto’s 186th Anniversary. A two-day celebration, starting on March 7th, will be held at Nathan Phillips Square featuring a market with shops from local vendors. Food trucks from all different cuisines will be available to celebrate Toronto’s multiculturalism. Skate in the Square will also be available as ice hockey is Canada’s National Winter Sport. 

Things To Do #2: Light Festivals

During the cold, dark days of winter, The Toronto Light Festival offers visitors a reason to bundle up, get outside, and celebrate the season, creativity and life in the big city. Various artists have come together to display their beautiful works of art made with light. Take the kids out or enjoy the show with friends. You can book a tour or drop-in on your own for free. Another option to see some pretty lights is at Ontario Place. Until March 29th, they are hosting a Light Exhibition alongside their regular winter programming.

Things To Do in Toronto #3: Art Pop-Up

As part of a five-part art series, artists come together to showcase their work based on the five senses in Winter Stations Art Pop-Ups. Their must-see exhibition TASTE starts on March 1.  You can enjoy the entire workshop-feast or drop in for a single course on the “menu” to learn how to elevate the taste level of even the most low-brow of junk food. Add a new perspective to your normal mundane food and register here.

Things To Do #4: Sugar Shack TO

This event will definitely be on the top of your kids’ list of things to do in Toronto. Sugar Shack TO is a celebration of sweets, held appropriately at Sugar Beach. Experience maple syrup like you have never before with local taffy, poutine, and much more. Admission is free, and entertainment and fun activities are also available.

Things To Do in Toronto #5: Taste of Little Tokyo

Treat yourself and your partner to a romantic date night. Take a tour through authentic Japanese cuisine. EatThroughTO is hosting “Taste of Little Tokyo” which runs on March 14th to March 15th. As you taste, learn about the evolution of the area, as well as cultural insights into Japanese culture and cuisine.



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