8 Family-Friendly Indoor Outings To Go On This Winter

8 Family-Friendly Indoor Outings To Go On This Winter

The winter has endless opportunities for fun, but it can be daunting trying to find the right activity for your family. There are hundreds of markets and outdoor festivals taking place this winter, but let’s not forget about all of the family-friendly fun to be had indoors while staying cozy.

We have rounded up 8 Family-Friendly Indoor Outings To Go On This Winter.

The Dr. Seuss Experience


Located across from Square One in Mississauga, The Dr. Seuss Experience is an interactive installation that will take you on an imaginative experience through nine different popular Dr. Seuss books. On now through January 5th, 2020, the experience is suitable for kids of all ages and children under age three get in for free!

Cineplex Community Day

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For this year’s 9th Annual Community Day, Cineplex is offering movie-lovers the chance to enjoy a morning of free, festive movies! Cineplex concession items including popcorn, soft drinks, and select candy will be sold for just $2.50 each, with all proceeds from donations and select concessions going towards the Boys and Girls Club of Canada. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The Second City Improv Showdown 

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From December 13th, 2019 to January 5th, 2020, Hotel X Toronto is partnering with the comedians from The Second City Toronto to host a holiday show appropriate for the whole family! The hotel has a 250-seat cinema, and the 60-minute show can be seen multiple times as the plot is ever-changing. In this type of show that’s 50% improv and 50% scripted, anything can happen!

The Illusionists – Magic of the Holidays

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With showings from January 1st, 2020 to January 5th, 2020, the whole family can check out this mind blowing illusion experience. This is the show for you if you love magic with illusions including, escapes, close up magic, mentalism, and more, this show will not disappoint!

Toronto Marlies Game

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The Toronto Marlies focus on making every game a family-friendly experience. With many games offering the first 3,000 in attendance free takehomes like player bobbleheads and rally towels, kids are in for a ton of excitement. If you don’t happen to be one of the first 3,000 fans, you can still check out Marlies Alley 90 minutes before puck drop. Marlies Alley is open for every game (outside of school days) and features interactive games such as bubble hockey, hockey shooting challenge, foosball, and more. Get tickets here!

The InterContinental Toronto Centre’s Gingerbread Build With Habitat For Humanity

This year, the InterContinental Toronto Centre asks you to join them for a free afternoon while you build your #HabitatSweetHome by assembling a gingerbread house with decorative icing. This one day event will take place December 6th, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Register for your gingerbread kit now!


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Perhaps one of our favourite events of the year, the annual Winterlicious celebration will include over 200 restaurants all across Toronto. From January 31st, 2020 through February 13th, 2020, make sure to check out a prix fixe lunch or dinner at one of Toronto’s hot spots. 

Mariposa Santa Brunch Cruise

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For one day only, on Sunday December 8th, 2019, join Santa Clause for a magical brunch cruise aboard the Northern Spirit and experience fun for the whole family! Enjoy 2 hours of cruising through the Toronto Harbour with Santa and his elves while enjoying an all you can eat buffet. Plus you and the fam can score a complimentary family photo with Santa!

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