Family Day Activity Schedule
February 15 | 10am–5pm
Enjoy local food, our Brewer’s Backyard beer garden, great music and activities for the whole family!
MEC Trail Run and Breakfast Club (8am)
Join the Evergreen and MEC trail running teams and drop-in for a casual trail run at the Evergreen Brick Works, led by MEC staff members. Join us afterwards for breakfast, provided by Earth+City.
Puck Signing with Brad May (10am)
Don’t miss your chance to meet former NHL player Brad May. Brad will be signing hockey hockey pucks near the skating rink. Come say hi!
Free Public Skating (10am)
Experience the magic of one of the best skating rinks in Toronto at Evergreen Brick Works.
Brewer’s Backyard (11am)
The Brewer's Backyard presents Open Containers, where we'll feature some of the finest breweries in Ontario, serving out of the Container Market.
Don Valley Guided Walk: Rose Avenue Public School (9am)
Walk through the Don Valley and learn about the history of Toronto’s surrounding neighbourhoods.
Fat Bike Group Rides (11am & 2pm)
With super-wide knobby tires, fat bikes are the hottest thing in cycling. They're built to handle lots of different terrain with ease—including snowy trails in the winter. The Don Valley cycling experts at Evergreen Brick Works know all of the best winter trails. Bring your fat bike (or rent one) and join oneof the group rides.
Winter Camping Workshop (11:30am)
Outward Bound camps in every season and is ready to help you prepare for winter adventures. Come and chat with Shannon Lyon about how to stay warm, different types of snow shelters, and secret tricks and tips from someone who loves winter camping.
Flash Mob Yoga (1:30pm)
Stop for a stretch! Get your blood moving and warm up after a skate on the ice rink with instructor Ana-Maria. Stop in for the whole class or stay for five minutes, it’s up to you. No mat required, just a desire to move!
Winter Riding Workshop (2:30pm)
This workshop is designed to teach you all about winter riding. What gear should you have? Is there any way to keep off all the sludge? What does salt do to bikes? Studded tires, yea or nay?
Evergreen Brick Works Scavenger Hunt (All Day)
Explore Evergreen Brick Works in search of different things to discover about the site, it's history and the Don Valley where it's located. You'll leave with a better sense of what this wonderful place is all about.
Welcome Hut at Evergreen Winter Village (All Day)
Our greeters will welcome you with a smile, and help you find you way around the Evergreen Winter Village. You can see the daily schedule of activities, get general information about Evergreen Brick Works, first aid and also warm up by the fire. If you have any questions at all about what’s happening during your visit, this is the place to go. The Welcome Hut is also a hub for different activities check out the event listing to learn more.
Evergreen Garden Market (All Day)
A store like no other in Toronto, Evergreen Garden Market blends classic general store, contemporary gift shop and sustainable garden market into one place.
The Sipping Container (All Day)
In the heart of the Evergreen Winter Village you'll find a place that'll fill you with warmth. Pair your food with a drink or simply stop by for a quick sip of something warm at The Sipping Container.