The Greater Toronto Area is a region that is bustling with exciting activities and events all year round. With 2019 finally here, it is a good time to get out and enjoy everything the region has to offer! Make your winter one to remember, and attend one or more of these 5 events taking place in the GTA this year that you don’t want to miss.
Winter is here, and although the weather is cold, there are still some very unique and fun events happening in the GTA. The Caledon Fire and Ice Festival at the Alton Mills Arts Centre is a fun-filled family weekend event on January 20 that encourages you to embrace winter. With giant fire sculptures, a fundraising hockey tournament, and interactive art galleries where you can warm up, this is definitely an event to add to your list of activities to do this winter!
Family Day is February 18 and, for this holiday, Bronte Creek Provincial Park has some family-friendly activities and demonstrations planned to make it a spectacular day of outdoor adventure! Spend the morning touring the Children’s Farm and visiting or feeding some of your favourite animals, then enjoy some time at the craft table before you take in the wildlife demonstrations. This is the perfect way to get outside and spend some quality time together as a family!
February is just around the corner, which means Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching! If you haven’t already made plans, take your sweetheart out for a fancy candlelit dinner at the Clarington Museum’s Waverly Place. Surrounded by the splendour of Victorian decor, you and your special someone can enjoy an intimate meal prepared by the in-house chef consisting of salad, steak, and a delectable dessert. Make sure this Valentine’s Day is one to remember by attending the Valentine’s Dinner at Waverly Place.
Experience the Toronto Distillery District in a unique and awe-inspiring atmosphere as its corridors are lit up with open-air displays of bright and colourful light. The Toronto Light Festival is the perfect way to break the stillness and darkness of the cold winter months. With gorgeous displays of lasers and creative lights, this event is a one-of-a-kind way to banish your winter blues!
Canadian winters are long but they also provide the perfect opportunity to host some good old-fashioned winter fun! This year, take your friends and family to the Richmond Hill Winter Carnival and enjoy activities that embrace the season that Canada is known for. With giant inflatables, wagon rides, animal competitions, and more, this is the perfect winter event to get you outside to enjoy the season!
Whether you choose to delight your senses with a display of creative lights, or you spend the day participating in traditional winter activities, the GTA is the perfect place to find epic and fun events that you won’t want to miss in 2019! For more ideas on events happening in the GTA, visit the Medallion blog.