You can never have too many long weekends, and this weekend’s Family Day is the perfect excuse to get out and try something new. Whether you’re hanging with your siblings, your friends, parents or whoever, we’ve got 7 things you definitely can check out in the city…we gotchu, fam 😉

1. See the Toronto Light Festival in Distillery District

Image courtesy of Distillery District Instagram (@distilleryto)

Brand new for 2017, the Distillery District has brought us Toronto Light Fest. Until March 12th, the evenings have been transformed into an “open-air light galley” with installations from Canadian and International light artists

2. Skate on Harbourfront

Image courtesy of Harbourfront Centre Instagram (@harbourfrontcentre)

 Bring out your inner Canadian and hit one of the city’s popular ice rinks. They’re open for regular hours on family day from 10 AM to 10 PM

3. See the Beauty & The Beast Exhibit at Casa Loma

Image courtesy of Casa Loma Instagram (@casalomatoronto)

Perfect timing in anticipation of the film re-make release, Casa Loma is hosting an exclusive Beauty and the Beast exhibition only this weekend. Get those tickets while you can!

4. See the cutest Panda’s at Toronto Zoo


Image courtesy of Toronto Zoo Instagram (@thetorontozoo)

*cue Desiigner’s song in the background* SO. FLUFFY. SO. CUTE. (Need we say anymore?)

5. ROM Exhibit

Image courtesy of The ROM Instagram (@romtoronto)

8 different exhibitions on right now? Perfect, that’s at least one for every member of the family.

6. Ripley’s Aquarium


Image courtesy of Ripley’s Aquarium Instagram (@ripleysaquaca)

If you haven’t checked this out since it’s opening in 2013, this is a must sea.

7. Demetres (duhhhh) 

We left this suggestion for last, but  we all know it’s secretly your first choice. All of our locations are open for regular hours from 2 p.m. – 11 p.m. so grab the family, your sweet tooth, and dig in!

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