Emery Village is a quaint neighbourhood, surrounded by natural beauty, situated just north of York. The village is close to many outdoor and indoor activities, suitable for people of all ages, including trails, hiking, parks, and attractions. Here are our top 5 picks around Emery Village for family fun.
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Located just a short distance from Emery Village lies the opportunity for you and your family to be transported back in time to the 1800’s. Sheltered in a protected area, Black Creek Pioneer Village is a small village, representative of life in the 1800’s. The village offers demonstrations, children’s camps, as well as special events, suitable for all ages. Spend a fun filled day with your family learning about the early pioneers, and the rich history of the area.
With its natural surroundings and many nearby trails, the Emery Village area is the perfect spot to take your family out for a fun day of walking the trails, searching for hidden treasures. Geocaching is a family friendly, year-round activity that combines the use of a GPS or geocaching phone app with treasure hunting. There are many urban geocaches hidden throughout the city, as well as scenic ones located on the trails along the Humber River. To create an account, and to find out more information about the activity, visit the official Geocaching website.
Legoland Discovery Centre
With the release of the Lego Movie in 2014, Lego has become very popular among children, giving rise to attractions like the Legoland Discovery Centre in Vaughan. This attraction features 4D movies, building opportunities, and hands on fun for the whole family. The integrated themed cafe offers food and drink suitable for children and adults, and makes spending an entire day at the centre more enjoyable. Relive your childhood, and spend a fun filled day building and creating with your family.
Woodbine Shopping Centre and Fantasy Fair
Originally constructed in 1985, Fantasy Fair, located in the Woodbine Shopping Centre is famously renowned as Ontario’s largest indoor theme park. Attractions in the park include an antique carousel from 1911, a drop and hop tower, a ferris wheel, a full arcade, and many more attractions for a full day spent with the family. It is open year round for regular admission, and also offers special events rooms. Located approximately 10 KM from Emery Village, there is a reason this attraction is on our top 5 list.
DP Laser Maze, Inc.
For a competitive family, DP Lazer Maze is the perfect activity to challenge each other, while having fun. This laser tag location offers a 5000 square foot arena, with multiple options for games and different scenarios, to make the day challenging and exciting. With a pre-game lounge that offers snacks, arcade games, and comfortable couches, as well as coffee and big screen televisions for adults to catch up on the game, the whole family can enjoy their day together.
The location of Emery Village makes it the perfect place for families to settle down. Surrounded by natural beauty for outdoor activities, but also located close to fun and exciting attractions, this area will keep everyone happy, while encouraging quality family time. For more information on family friendly activities around the Emery Village area, visit the Medallion Blog.