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Toronto’s Best Family Events: Sept 3-6

Before your kids head back to school for another year, take the family out for one last long holiday weekend hurrah! The following are our favorite five things taking place now.

CNE Air Show

CNE Air Show

1.     CNE Airshow

This long holiday weekend grab your young aviation enthusiast, a pair of earplugs and head to Exhibition Place for every budding pilot’s event of the Canadian National Exhibition – the airshow!

  • Highlight: The look on your child’s face watching the Snowbirds.
  • When: Sept 4-6
  • Where: Exhibition Place
  • Cost: Free with entrance to the CNE ($16)

2.     Ashkenaz

Celebrate Jewish culture at Harbourfront Centre all weekend! Along with Havdallah and musical performances, children will enjoy the tales of Ashkenzai and Sephardic legends told by Aubrey Davis, a celebrated storyteller and author.

  • Highlight: Celebrating Jewish culture through story with your children.
  • When: September 4-6
  • Where: Harbourfront Centre
  • Cost: Free

3.     Labor Day Parade

Everybody loves a parade and the Canadian National Exhibition puts one on each and every year to honor the city and nation’s hard workers.

  • Highlight: Relaxing by the dock on the last holiday of summer.
  • When: September 6
  • Where: West on Queen to Dufferin, south on Dufferin to CNE
  • Cost: Free

4.     Yo Yo Gabba Live!

See Foofa, Brobee and other favorite characters from many grown-ups’ favorite children’s show! Don’t complain about going…your kids are going to love it!

  • Highlight: Seeing which of the awesome guest stars will make an appearance.
  • When: Sept 4
  • Where: Molson Amphitheatre
  • Cost: $35-$75

5.     Zoo Sharks

It’s the last weekend to see the sharks! Nurse sharks, Bamboo sharks and even horseshoe crabs provide a fun and “touching” experience but after this weekend you’re out of luck! After meeting the sharks, go for a nice family walk around the zoo’s many trails and enjoy some sun!

  • Highlight: Getting to touch horseshoe crabs, stingrays and sharks!
  • When: Sept 4-6
  • Where: Toronto Zoo
  • Cost: $3.25, free for children under 3
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