Family Day Weekend

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16 February, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Spend Family Day Weekend at Ontario Place!

From February 15 – 18, we’re offering extended holiday hours to visit the West Island of Ontario Place. Experience our beautiful winter setting and enjoy activities and attractions along the way.


❄️Skate Parties: Skate the night away with friends and family while resident DJs spin tunes for visitors of all ages amid a picturesque winter setting. DJ Fawn will be playing on Saturday evening followed by DJ Shane Mackinnon on Sunday night.

❄️YMCA: The YMC of Greater Toronto will be onsite running a winter activity pop-up camp on Monday, Feb 18. Details listed here.

❄️Painting Lessons: Channel your inner artist and sign up for a painting class run by Art Tonite.  Two sessions will be held on Saturday and one on Sunday. Make sure to sign up and reserve your spot! Tickets can be purchased here.

❄️Special Effects Make-up Classes: Complimentary special effects classes by SPFX Kids will be available for kids on Monday, Feb 18. Pre-registration is required

❄️Winter Light Exhibition:  Explore the creativity and innovation of 18 light exhibits that shape, transmit, reflect or contain light, created by notable and award winning artists from across Ontario. The theme this year is Disruptive Engagement, challenging the creator and user to contemplate light, or the lack thereof, in the context of winter landscape.

❄️Community Bonfires: Cozy up to our bonfire while sipping hot chocolate and roasting marshmallows.

❄️Cinesphere: –The world’s first permanent IMAX® theatre will feature a variety of programming. Screenings over Family Day weekend include a FREE screening of a Beautiful Planet on Monday Feb 18 at 1 PM, Iron Giant (Signature Edition) and Inception: The IMAX Experience. Showtimes can be found here:

❄️Fairy Lights:  Over 100 trees wrapped in fairy lights throughout the West Island pathways, cast a warm glow over visitors as they explore the West Island.

Friday, Feb 15 – Hours of Operation 5PM to 11PM

  • 5PM – 11 PM Skating, Winter Light Exhibition, Bonfire

Saturday, Feb 16 – Hours of Operation 3PM to 11PM

  • 3PM – 11 PM Skating, Winter Light Exhibition
  • 4PM – 11 PM Bonfire
  • 4PM – 5:30 PM Art Tonite
  • 6PM – 11PM DJ Skate Party
  • 6PM – 7:30PM Art Tonite
  • 8PM – 9:30PM Art Tonite

Sunday, Feb 17 – Hours of Operation 3PM to 11PM

  • 3PM – 11PM Skating, Winter light Exhibition
  • 4PM – 11 PM Bonfire
  • 6PM – 11PM DJ Skate Party
  • 8PM – 9:30PM Art Tonite

Monday Feb 18 – Hours of Operation 1PM to 10PM

  • 1PM -2PM  A Beautiful Planet (Cinesphere)
  • 2PM – 10 PM Skating, Winter Light Exhibition
  • 4PM – 10PM Bonfire
  • 2PM – 6PM SPFX Kids
  • 2PM – 6PM YMCA Winter Pop Up Camp


16 February, 2019
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm


West Island – Festival Space
955 Lake Shore Blvd W
Toronto, Ontario M6K 3B9 Canada
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