Family Day fun in ski country

This is going to be one of the best weekends of the season and without a doubt one of the premier Holiday Family weekends in years.  Skiing is fantastic and the weather ideal for any winter activity.  Lets start with skiiing..all resorts are open following some good snowfalls this past week on machine groomed granular..maybe heavier spring conditions my mid day but tons of snow..Blue Mt is celebrating with all sorts of free events in the Village..fireworks Sat night then a Family sun rise ski on Monday morning at 6.  All resorts have something special for Family weekend so check before heading out especially with the fantastic weather for sun decks. 

As for events, there's a ton and everybody loves something free.....snowmobile trail permits are free this weekend along with ice fishing permits...there's couple fishing derbys both on Lake Simcoe.

There's a couple kick off events Friday night with Sno Fest in Parry Sound with a dinner/dance at Bobby Orr Community center then a pancake breakfast Saturday. 

Penetang kicks off 69th Winter Fest with a mayors open party then parade Saturday at 10:30. 

Wasaga Beach has fireworks Friday night for Snowman Mania then polar bear dip on Saturday at noon.

Haliburton has Frost Festival on Saturday at Hood Lake Park with wagon rides, mini putt and polar bear challenge at 1. 

Hamilton hosts Kids Fest, Canada's largest inflatable festival at Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. 

Markham fairgrounds hosts Kids a Polooz, Sat-Monday with dance parties, vendors and more. 

Port Elgin, chills out with Family Snow Fest, at McGregor Park with all things nature. 

Washago gets in the mood with Remonas Annual Winter Fest celebrating Canada's 150th with family celebrations and free kids zones. 

Barrie is roaring with return of SnoCross at Georgian Downs off hwy 400 with over 28 competing classes.  

Newmarket goes with WinterFest on Saturday with free swims, wagon ridess and a pancake breakfast on Sat, at Ray Twinney Center. 

In Toronto, it's real busy with 3 huge shows...Car Show at Metro Convention Center, Boat and Fishing Show at International Center and Motorcycle Show, Ontario's biggest at Enercare. Watch for the NEWSTALK Pfaff Volkswagen Touareg at Mt St Louis/Moonstone on Saturday to win free pizzas from Pizzaville....visit their newest location in Collingwood, on hwy 26 in town...all sorts of grand opening specials...Have a fantastic, Family Day weekend!