winter activities

Toronto Kid Friendly Winter Activities

winter activities

There are so many kid-friendly winter activities in Toronto. Some are indoors, and some are outdoors. You may need to bundle up and face the cold, so you can enjoy the time with your kids but these activities are so much fun, braving the winter weather will make it worth it!

Tobogganing At Riverdale Park

Riverdale Park has some of the most incredible views and some of the best tobogganing hills. The kids can tire themselves out, and you can get a workout or a coffee.

Ice Skating

You have so many different options for ice skating. There’s indoor rinks, outdoor rinks, or you could get your kids involved in an ice hockey team.

Hockey Hall Of Fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame has exhibits, and you can take a shot at a goalie, see the Stanley Cup, and much more.


Reptilia has an amazing collection of over 250 reptiles, including a giant python, and you can watch him eating lunch.

Ripley’s Aquarium

If your kids enjoyed Reptilia, then they’re going to love Ripley’s Aquarium. Avoid the crowds by going in the morning, or in the late afternoon. It’s open until 11pm, so you could even go at night.

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

The TSO has programming so your kids can enjoy a beautiful musical experience, with kid-friendly shows.

Indoor Rock Climbing

There’s a few great climbing walls that kids over 6 can climb. Rock Oasis, Joe Rockheads, Climbing Academy, and True North Climbing all have excellent climbing walls for you and your kids.


You can visit the David Dunlap Observatory, but be sure to check for comets, meteor showers, or special family nights.


Kids love trampolines, and there are plenty of indoor trampoline rooms that you can take your kids to.

Memorable Meals

Medieval Times will give you a four course meal, as well aors horses, knights, and fight scenes. Famous People Players Dinner Theatre is another option for dinner and a show, or you can just have a wonderful meal out with your kids at any of Toronto’s amazing family friendly restaurants.

Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

Kids can enjoy wagon rides, arts and crafts, walks, and some gorgeous maple syrup. They’ll also get to learn all about how maple syrup is made.

There’s so many other activities for kids in Toronto beyond the ones mentioned here. Winter doesn’t have to mean that your kids sit and have more screen time, it can be one of the best times to be out and about in Toronto.