Things to do for Family Day in Ontario

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It’s Family Day on February 15, 2016  Fish’n Canada and Outdoor Journal radio team want’s to make sure you are having fun with your family that day. So we have put a list together of some events that are happening in Ontario that you might be interested in going to see with your family.

Ontario 2016 Family Ice Fishing Weekend

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This Year, Family Fishing Weekend is February 13-15 2016 from 12:01 am Saturday to 11:00pm on Monday. This is a License-free fishing weekend, where you can take your family, that do not have a fishing licence, and show them an amazing sport that you enjoy. There are also indoor workshops where you can build your own ice fishing rod, fishing lure and more. View Full event Listings on the Family Fishing Weekend Website.

Family Skiing

Spending the day at Blue Mountain Skiing with your family is a great way to spend Family Day.There is a lot more to do at Blue Mountain than just Skiing. You can get BeaverTails, ice skate on the Mill Pond, Snowshoe, Hike, Dance to music at the Village Plaza, and so much more! View the Blue Mountain Family Day Weekend event’s.

Orillia Winter Carnival

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The Orillia Winter Carnival has been around since 1950. There are a lot of activities to do at this event, like Kids Fish Pond, Helicopter Rides, Mini Snowmobile Rides, Petting Zoo and so much more! Go to for all the details.


Why not head down to Ontario’s Capital and go to Winterlude, where you can see Ice Carvings, Snow Sculptures, skate on the world’s largest skating rink, and enjoy the Sub-Zero Concert Series with Whitehorse (Urban Folk Band). View the Winterlude Website.

Toronto ZOO

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The Toronto Zoo is not just open in the summer, it’s also open in the winter, where you can see some of the animals in their indoor habitat or even outdoors in the snow. Join the Toronto Zoo, Connecting with Wildlife Conservation, where adults and kids will have the opportunity to connect with wildlife by visiting their interactive stations throughout the Zoo. View full Toronto Zoo Events at

Fish'n Canada

The Fish’n Canada Show first aired in 1986 with phenomenal success. In 1988 the program went coast to coast on CBC, the first North American weekly fishing show to broadcast on a national network. In 1992 the show went into syndication adding Global Television Network, prominent CTV and affiliates, and several cable networks. The move resulted in unprecedented fishing audiences. With the addition of WFN U.S. and The Sportsman Chanel Canada today the Fish’n Canada show dominates the airwaves with a national weekly reach of 3.5 million and ama of over 450,000 easily making it one of the most-watched “outdoors” programs in North America.

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