On the days you’d rather be indoors, there’s plenty to explore across the city. Who doesn’t love a good day inside once in a while? When the chill is too much to handle, we’ve got plenty in Vaughan to keep you entertained. Check out our top ways to have indoor fun in the city:
Brick It Up at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive, Vaughan
Discover what it’s like to get lost among millions of LEGO® bricks at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre in Vaughan Mills. Let your imagination run wild with the colourful building blocks and endless possibilities for the creative mind. Not only can you build your wildest dreams, a tour of the LEGO factory shows just how the bricks are made!
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre’s Holiday Bricktacular
December 3rd to December 31st
Enjoy seasonal LEGO build activities, holiday theming throughout the Centre and much more. The bricktacular fun includes giant Holiday LEGO Builds where you can get the perfect family photo (think a 10 ft LEGO Tree, LEGO reindeer and snowman!) There is a ton of holiday fun waiting for you where a Winter Wonderland has taken over MINILAND Toronto! Explore wintery city streets featuring iconic holiday scenes.
Scaly Surprises at Reptilia
2501 Rutherford Road, Vaughan
If you’re looking for something to do indoors, join some cold-blooded friends inside Reptilia where it’s always nice and toasty! Reptilia Zoo houses Canada’s largest collection of reptiles, hosting over 250 unique species including amphibians, reptiles and arachnids. You’ll spend a fascinating time exploring and learning about animals, some of which aren’t found in any other Canadian zoos. Throughout the day, there are six shows and scheduled feedings, and passionate cast members are available for you to learn from throughout the facility. If you’re brave enough, there are even chances for you to get up close and personal with an animal ambassador!
Visit One of Canada’s Largest Malls
1 Bass Pro Mills Drive, Vaughan
Vaughan Mills is a shopping and entertainment destination like no other. As one of the largest enclosed shopping centres in Canada, it features over 250 premium fashion and outlet stores from around the world, with 19 anchor shops including Uniqlo, Nike Factory Store, Nordstrom Rack, Tommy Hilfiger and Kate Spade.
Santa’s Tiny Big Town
November 12th – December 31st
Visit Santa and his elves at Vaughan Mills at a one-of-a-kind magical and immersive experience. Guests will truly feel the holiday spirit and get to meet the big guy himself one-on-one. The magic will be in the air as Santa’s Elves will gift each family with a magical key, inside a gift box. Families will learn why this has become a tradition at the Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre for families.
Jump for Joy at Sky Zone
2839 Rutherford Rd, Vaughan
If your kids are pent up with energy at home, why not let them unleash at the perfect place for bouncing off the walls? Sky Zone is THE place for tiring out your little ones while you take a breather. Between the ninja warrior course, toddler jump, freestyle zone, ultimate dodgeball and more, they’ll be happily worn out by the time you head home. Who says that being cooped up indoors is a bad thing?
Play to Win at Dave & Buster’s
120 Interchange Way, Vaughan
Sports? Thrilling games? Having dinner in the middle of the action? Dave & Buster’s truly has it all! Visit the ultimate fun-filled entertainment haven where you’ll be able to gather with friends or family and have an amazing time indoors. The arcade at Dave and Buster’s is a playground for all ages. So, bring the kids or let your inner child out with the latest cutting-edge games or a classic favourite. You can race cars, throw axes, shoot basketballs and more. It’s a great option to work up a sweat and get competitive all inside one massive complex.
Escape Room Antics at Trapped
60 Winges Rd Unit #6, Woodbridge
At TRAPPED, you can escape your everyday life and live out any number of adventures!
Each themed escape room gives you the chance to immerse yourself in something out of this world. Challenge yourself and your friends and figure out puzzles and games to gain your freedom back in these immersive stories. TRAPPED creates all of their rooms to feel real, and the experience will make you feel like you’re the star of your own movie!
Even if you’re heading into hibernation mode for the season, you can still enjoy all the city has to offer indoors at one of these fun activities and not have to worry about putting your snow pants on!
Stay to Play Longer
Vaughan is a great one-day trip, but it’s an even better weekend getaway! With so much fun in store and places to explore, 24 hours simply isn’t enough. Find your perfect stay now.
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