Toronto, the Capital of Ontario, Canada, is one of the most visited cities in the state. The culture, weather and people make the vacation destination well worthwhile and if you think that winter is a deterrent, you are surely mistaken. There are, in fact, a number of activities that keep the city bustling and busy during the colder months in Toronto. Through several feedback posts, we discovered some of the most entertaining ventures you and your family can partake in during winter season. Here is where you will find the gold, so sit back, enjoy and choose adventures best suited to you and yours.

Ontario Place

This destination holds activities for every season all year round. The Winter Lights Festival is one of the biggest attractions at Ontario Place. You can witness light masters from all corners of the world set up magnificent displays of lighting and artwork for the entire family to admire. So beautiful the sight is that not even a camera lens can capture the essence of what the human eye is capable of.

Toronto National Park

One of nature’s most desirable parks lies nestled within the snowy mountains of Toronto. Take your family for a walk through the forests with a guided tour of the very secrets that make the park a national attraction.

Snow Tubing

A popular and fun activity for the entire family is the snow tubing events held all round in Canada. Family’s take part in the fun filled day and enjoy food stalls, restaurants and exploring different angles of the ice, even if it’s in your face! The adrenaline packed adventure is ideal for the little ones as there are different routes to cater for all ages and expertise. Needless to say, some of the children are more experienced than the adults!

Skiing and Snowboarding

If your family is into the whole fitness scene, Toronto is your place for a winter vacation. Choose from a wide variety of snowboarding and ski resorts which not only provide scenic ski opportunities, but they also accommodate families with different preferences in accommodations. Glamp it out or opt for a log cabin to get the full Canadian winter vacation experience. 

Live Entertainment

There are many live entertainment events to look forward to all year round, but if you are looking for some family fun filled entertainment and have already had enough one on one fun at the best poker rooms in Canada, you probably want to relax in a safe place knowing your kids are safe and sound having all the fun in the world. You are in luck, once again Toronto has your back and there is a wide list of family friendly events held all year round designed to entertain your family while you catch some downtime. If you aren’t keen to relax at the hotel or cabin, join in on the fun and take the day off tomorrow. Don’t forget to book well in advance as live entertainment events are quickly sold out.

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Winter Festivals

Fashion meets winter, dress up for some of the most spectacular events which attract tourists from various countries around the world. These events range from the European Short Film Festival, DesignTO and the Fire and Ice Festival to more casual events such as Winterlicious, Winter Beer Festival and the Toronto Tea Festival.


This is one event you have to allow your under 12 year olds to appreciate. The day is filled with activities to impress, entertain and leave your little ones wanting to come back. The family day offers a wide variety of child friendly fun for the entire family.

As you can see, Toronto is the city that enjoys celebrations, winter and summer, loads of food and beverages and money making activities. If you have passed on the idea of visiting Toronto Canada due to the weather, you may need to rethink the time of year you plan to visit, the city has made sure even the hottest climate nations will fall in love with the city, culture and winter!



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