City of Toronto Family Day Fun

Family Day long weekend is almost here and City of Toronto encourages residents to participate in City-run recreation facilities and historic attractions. Here’s a list of what is available on the Family Day Monday:

  • Museum events:;
  • Skating, Swimming, Recreation:;
  • Skiing/snowboarding:;
  • Riverdale Farm, 201 Winchestor St. opens daily from 9AM to 5PM. Admission is free;
  • High Park Zoo, 1873 Bloor St. W. opens daily from 7AM to dusk. Admission is free;
  • Allan Gardens Conservatory, 19 Horticultural Ave and Centennial Park Conservatory, 151 Elmcrest Rd opens from 10AM to 5PM. Admission is free;
  • Fort York National Historic Site, 250 Fort York Blvd.;
  • Historic Zion Schoolhouse, 1091 Finch Ave. E. Admission is free;
  • Mackenzie House, 82 Bond St.;
  • Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas St. W;
  • Scarborough Museum, 1007 Brimley Rd. will offer fun activities such as a scavenger hunt and a craft activity. Visitors will be able to sample baked goods and hot chocolate;
  • Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Rd. will offer a family-friendly tour that include games and hands-on fun in the historic kitchen – all set in beautifully restored 1920s environment;
  • Todmorden Mills Heritage Site, 67 Pottery Rd.;
  • Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd. will open from 9:30AM to 4:30AM on Family Day. More information available at

Please note that City-operated child care centres and Children’s Service district offices will be closed on Monday. Toronto Home Child Care Agency providers will offer service as usual.  All Toronto Public Library branches will be closed on Family Day. Some community recreation centres will be closed on Family Day. Residents can find the list of open centres online at or call their local centre ahead of time to check its schedule.

Happy Family Day long weekend!