CHEO's Teddy Bear Picnic - June 16

The CHEO Foundation is proud to invite everyone to come and enjoy CHEO’s Teddy Bears’ Picnic presented by Giant Tiger on Father’s Day – Sunday, June 16 at a new location. The Canada Aviation and Space Museum grounds will be transformed into a gigantic playground with activities for kids of all ages. Admission is free, as are most of the activities. For more information, please visit

Here are some key events that will unfold throughout the day:

  • 8 a.m.: Celebrity Breakfast of pancakes, sausages and beverages will be free of charge and served by local celebrities while supplies last.
  • 9 a.m.: The CHEO Bear Hospital, staffed by CHEO volunteers, will fix any ‘injuries’ sustained by beloved stuffies and provide care.
  • Until 2 p.m.: Games, music, stage entertainment, clowns, and face painting will be on the menu for families.
  • From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Discounted access to the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.

No parking on site – free shuttle for all: Because there is no parking available on site, free parking and shuttles will be provided to everyone. The last shuttle will leave at 2 p.m. The shuttles to the Canada Aviation and Space Museum will be available every 30 minutes from 7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. from three locations:

  • Giant Tiger (2480 Walkley Road)
  • Collège La Cité (801 Aviation Parkway)
  • CHEO’s C & D Parking Lot (401 Smyth Road

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