Family Programming at Harbourfront Centre

Harbourfront Centre's 10-acre waterfront site hosts over 4,000 events annually, and good portion of that programming focuses on shows and activities for the 12-and-under crowd and their families.

See below for a list of current and upcoming family programming. Harbourfront Centre is your one-stop destination for family fun!

MAJOR PROGRAMMING & EVENTS

Skating on the Natrel Rink

Family

Skating

Free

November–March

Nothing says winter family fun like a free skate on our lakeside rink. Skate and helmet rentals are available.

Learn to Skate

Family

Skating

Learning

November–March

Our qualified instructors will have you and your family zipping around the rink in no time, with over 100 affordable courses for all ages.

Harbourfront Centre Camps

Family

Learning

March Break & Summer

Calling all aspiring artists, dancers, architects, pop stars, circus performers and athletes. Your summer fun begins right here, on the shores of Lake Ontario and beyond, at our March Break and Summer Camps.

HarbourKIDS

Family

Free

Year-round

Arts and culture from a kid's point-of-view celebrated during three signature long weekend festivals each year: Victoria Day, Thanksgiving and Family Day.

Music with Bite

Family

Music

Free

February 17 & May 19

A refreshing experience where children can pull up a comfy cushion and sit front-row for an enjoyable, interactive performance tailored for young audience members. A co-production with Jeunesses Musicales Ontario.

2014 Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees

Literary Arts

Family

May 14-15

Canada’s largest literary event for children. Each day has energetic ceremonies with live entertainment, as well as workshops with the nominated authors and illustrators.

The Power Plant: Power Kids

Family

Visual Arts

Year-round

Workshops for kids led by skilled and dynamic artist-educators who design activities based around the current exhibitions. Each workshop also begins with a tour of the gallery by The Power Plant’s trained animateurs.

Hands-On Activities for Families

Family

Learning

Free

Year-round

Explore our interactive Miss Lou's Room exhibit and participate in engaging hands-on family activities.

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Harbourfront Centre is a registered Canadian charity and we rely on the generosity of people like you to help us deliver the incredible programming we offer throughout the year.

Charitable Registration Number: 10746 6575 RR0003