Things To Do in Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville and Milton With Kids

Looking for fun things to do with kids in Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Milton and beyond? Welcome to our local events calendar!

Our local events calendar is home to family-friendly activities near you. We include all of the events we find, and we comb the web weekly checking over 100 sites to bring you the most extensive curated list of family fun in the region. Our mission is to help you find things to do this weekend, this month or even things to do today!

We include all of the event info we are provided, but if you think the weather or local restrictions could play a part, please check with the hosts of the event directly.

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Pokemon Peeps Meetup

Orchard Hub - St. Christopher’s CES 2400 Sutton Drive, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Do you have a child that’s a fan of Pokemon? Come and join our WEEKLY meetup where the kids show, share & chat everything Pokemon! Trading cards does occur *please … Read more

Free

Movies by the Lake

Spencer Smith Park 1400 Lakeshore Road , Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Brought to you by the businesses of Burlington Downtown, it’s “Lights, Camera, Action” on this cinematic summer staple, Tuesdays July 9th – August 20th. No matter what kind of movie-goer … Read more

Free
Event Series Books & Bubbles

Books & Bubbles

Oakville Towne Square 166 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Bring a blanket and enjoy Storytime in Town Square. Afterward, let your little ones chase away their energy with a captivating bubble show. This program is located Downtown Oakville in … Read more

Free

Pop Up n’ Play: Sweetgrass Park

Sweeetgrass Park 565 Woodview Rd, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Pop Up n' Play is a play experience where children can explore, create, imagine and play in their own way. Staff will provide materials to foster unstructured play that allows … Read more

Free

The Drop at at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre 

Iroquois Ridge Community Centre 1051 Glenashton Dr, Oakville, ON

Get active and creative! Each night will offer a variety of activities, crafts, and sports. Have fun, hang out, listen to music, and make new friends. Register online here to … Read more

Free

The Drop at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre 2302 Bridge Rd, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Get active and creative! Each night will offer a variety of activities, crafts, and sports. Have fun, hang out, listen to music, and make new friends. Register online here to … Read more

Free

Stars and Strollers Burlington

SilverCity Brant Street 1250 Brant Street, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Escape to watch new releases in a baby-friendly environment with soft lighting, reduced volume and other amenities.  Change tables, bottle warmers and stroller parking available at select locations. New films … Read more

Oakville’s Cruze Night Classic Car Show

Oakville Place Mall 240 Leighland Avenue, Burlington, ON

Featuring classic & antique cars, a DJ, door prizes, 50/50 draws, and raffles.  Weather permitting! 

Event Series Concerts in the Park

Concerts in the Park

Central Park Burlington 2311 New Street, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Bring your own blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an entertaining evening showcasing a variety of music for all ages. The concerts take place at the Central Park Bandshell (Music Centre) every … Read more

Free

Quiet Hour at Dundas Museum and Archives

Dundas Museum & Archives 139 Park St. West, Dundas, Ontario, Canada

From 9-10 a.m. on Thursdays, the DMA invites autistic and otherwise neurodivergent visitors to visit for our "Quiet Hour", without large groups or classes, offering a more comfortable environment to … Read more

OPL Under the Sails

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park 2340 Ontario Street, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Spend your summer with the Oakville Public Library! Starting June 13 in Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park, join the OPL on Thursday mornings for family storytime fun! Get moving and grooving … Read more

Free

Birds at the Library

HPL - Barton Branch 571 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Learn about our fascinating feathered friends and meet some exotic birds from the Hamilton Aviary at HPL - Barton Branch. 

Free

Stars and Strollers Oakville

Cineplex Cinemas Oakville and VIP 3531 Wyecroft Rd, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Escape to watch new releases in a baby-friendly environment with soft lighting, reduced volume and other amenities.  Change tables, bottle warmers and stroller parking available at select locations. New films … Read more

Storytime at Mastermind Toys

Mastermind Toys Stores , Canada

Join us for Storytime every Thursday at 4pm at your local Mastermind Toys store! No sign up required and please arrive 10 minutes early. Click to Find a Store near … Read more

Free

Pelham Summerfest

Pelham Summerfest 1439 Pelham St, Pelham, Ontario, Canada

Experience the award-winning Pelham Summerfest festival from July 18 - 21, 2024! Four days of free family fun take place in Fonthill, Ontario, over the 3rd weekend of July each … Read more

Event Series Hamilton Rib & Beer Fest

Hamilton Rib & Beer Fest

CF Lime Ridge 999 Upper Wentworth St, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Join us for a weekend of mouth-watering, finger-lickin’, belly-rubbin' good BBQ!! ENTRY: $2 per person, Kids under 5 FREE! We're excited to announce our entertainment format for 2024, featuring Country … Read more

The Drop at Glen Abbey Community Centre

Glen Abbey Community Centre 415 Third Line, Oakville, ON

Get active and creative! Join us for free activities like games, crafts and sports. Have fun, hang out, listen to music, and make new friends. Register online here to secure … Read more

Free

The Drop at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre 2302 Bridge Rd, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Get active and creative! Each night will offer a variety of activities, crafts, and sports. Have fun, hang out, listen to music, and make new friends. Register online here to … Read more

Free

Sensory Friendly Swimming

Tansley Woods Community Centre 1996 Itabashi Way, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Sensory Swimming Every Saturday, this program offers an adapted swimming environment with no music, a smaller group, no whistles (unless necessary) and quiet changing rooms. Lap, leisure and warming pool … Read more

NEXT GEN Dance Intensive

A brand new, 2-day-long summer dance intensive bringing the immense talent of the next generation to Burlington.

Ottawa Street Farmers Market

Ottawa Street Farmers Market 3 Britannia Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Open Saturdays, 8 am - 2 pm. A year-round, open-aired market established in 1955. There are 20+ vendors of local, farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, flowers, honey, eggs, syrup and baked … Read more

20th Annual Car Show

Flamboro Valley 1158 Regional Rd 97, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Join us for the 20th Annual Car Show!  Cars of all classes are accepted. BBQ, Music, Silent Auction, Penny Auction, Dash Plaques, Plaque Awards, Ice Cream and much more. More … Read more

$5 – $10

Cineplex Family Favourites Movies for $3.99

Cineplex and SilverCity Theatres Ontario, Canada

Got little ones at home? Enjoy all-ages programming from the comfort of your local Cineplex. Everyone’s favourite movie snacks await! Weekend plans for the whole gang just got easier! Our … Read more

$3.99

Try Vipers Wheelchair Basketball

Haber Recreation Centre 3040 Tim Dobbie Drive, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Are you looking to explore a dynamic sport or know someone in these fields? Join us for an engaging ‘Try It’ event, showcasing the incredible benefits of wheelchair basketball.  This … Read more

Free
Event Series Hamilton Rib & Beer Fest

Hamilton Rib & Beer Fest

CF Lime Ridge 999 Upper Wentworth St, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Join us for a weekend of mouth-watering, finger-lickin’, belly-rubbin' good BBQ!! ENTRY: $2 per person, Kids under 5 FREE! We're excited to announce our entertainment format for 2024, featuring Country … Read more

Event Series Hamilton Rib & Beer Fest

Hamilton Rib & Beer Fest

CF Lime Ridge 999 Upper Wentworth St, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Join us for a weekend of mouth-watering, finger-lickin’, belly-rubbin' good BBQ!! ENTRY: $2 per person, Kids under 5 FREE! We're excited to announce our entertainment format for 2024, featuring Country … Read more

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