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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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Drag Strip Memories

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum 9280 Airport Rd, Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada

Get your favourite car enthusiasts together for a day of drag racing memories this spring at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. Walk through a collection of classic cars showcasing the … Read more

Community Ice Paint and Skate

Central Arena 519 Drury Lane, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

We're thrilled to announce that we'll be hosting a free drop-in Paint and Skate event for Burlington residents. Residents can paint the ice surface at Central Arena before we remove … Read more

Free

Family Open Studio at AGB

Art Gallery of Burlington 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

The AGB’s free family art studio. All materials provided! More information can be found here Dive deep into the world of art and craft as a family with our Sunday … Read more

Free

Chocolate chip cookies class for kids

Oak Park Neighbourhood Center 2200 Sawgrass Drive, Okaville, Ontario, Canada

The next baking class for children aged 4 to 12 is ready! we are making chocolate chip cookies 🙂 Please note that the presence of a parent or a legal … Read more

$30

Pysanka Bingo

Ukrainian Banquet Hall 2077 Pine St, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Our Pysanka Bingo is back and better than ever on Sunday April 14th, 2024! We're so excited to be able to bring back this fan favourite annual event! Join us … Read more

$10

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

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

Burlington Trampoline and Tumbling Parent & Tot Drop-In

Burlington Trampoline and Tumbling 680 Maple Avenue, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Join us on Wednesday mornings from 10:30am to 12:30pm for Parent & Tot Drop-In! $35.00 GO Insurance Fee due upon 1st visit, $10.00 per child per drop-in.  Suitable for children … Read more

Movies for Mommies

Film.ca Theatre 171 Speers Road, Unit 25, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Running alternating Wednesdays at 1030AM. Moms can enjoy grown-up movies in a baby-friendly cinema with their babies (0-12 months recommended). Films run with reduced sound levels, dim lights, are nursing … Read more

$11.00

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

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

Free Trial Sports Class (16mos-5yrs)

St. John's Anglican Church 2464 Dundas Street, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Coach Dana is a certified teacher and NCCP coach who is passionate about teaching sports skills and fundamental movement skills in a fun and engaging way while building children’s confidence. … Read more

Telling Tales Presents Madison Farkas and The Three Tree

Homewood Suites by Hilton Hamilton 40 Bay St South, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Want to get cozy and hear a local author read their book? Join author Madison Farkas in a reading of The Three Tree, presented in partnership with EarlyON as part … Read more

Free

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

Teens: Homemade Pasta

Longo's Stores Ontario, Canada

By popular demand, our teens are making everything pasta! We will start by making Homemade Fettuccine Noodles to serve with our Longo’s Fresh Alfredo Sauce followed by Cheese and Spinach … Read more

$30

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

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

Earth Day Clean-up at Bronte Creek

Bronte Creek Provincial Park 1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

We need your help. We supply trash bags, recycling bags, and gloves. All ages welcome. Challenge another family or friend - who can collect the most or strangest item. We … Read more

Cineplex Family Favourites Movies for $2.99

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

$2.99

CreArt Make-and-Take at Toys R Us

Toys R Us - all stores Ontario, Canada

Bring your young artists in-store for a CreArt Little Monsters paint-by-numbers craft to make and take home*! (Recommended age 7+) *May not be available at all stores – please contact … Read more

Free
Event Series Discovery at the Fishway

Discovery at the Fishway

RBG Fishway Along the south-east side of Cootes Paradise, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Watch RBG ecologists at work as they assist migrating fish to their spawning grounds in Cootes Paradise Marsh! Operation lasts approximately 30 minutes The Fishway is located along the south-east … Read more

What Is Ainara Reading?

Homewood Suites by Hilton 40 Bay St S, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

14-year-old Ainara Alleyne’s passion for books led her to hosting the TV show, Ainara’s Bookshelf, on TVO. In this Q&A event, Emily Sattler from the Telling Tales Festival talks with … Read more

Free

Family Fun Day at AGH

Art Gallery of Hamilton 123 King Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Join us in the Fischer Gallery for fun, hands-on art-making inspired by our new exhibitions and permanent collection. AGH Members: Free Non Members: $5.00 per family (2 adults and up … Read more

Free – $5

Family Fun Day at AGH

Art Gallery of Hamilton 123 King Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Join us in the Fischer Gallery for fun, hands-on art-making inspired by our new exhibitions and permanent collection. AGH Members: Free Non Members: $5.00 per family (2 adults and up … Read more

Free – $5

Family Open Studio at AGB

Art Gallery of Burlington 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

The AGB’s free family art studio. All materials provided! More information can be found here Dive deep into the world of art and craft as a family with our Sunday … Read more

Free
Event Series Discovery at the Fishway

Discovery at the Fishway

RBG Fishway Along the south-east side of Cootes Paradise, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Watch RBG ecologists at work as they assist migrating fish to their spawning grounds in Cootes Paradise Marsh! Operation lasts approximately 30 minutes The Fishway is located along the south-east … Read more

Celebrate New Books

A Different Drummer Bookstore 513 Locust Street, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Join Sylvia McNicoll and Jennifer Maruno to launch their new middle-grade novels, Blue to the Sky and The Go Between. Meet lots of local authors, enjoy a reading and interview … Read more

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

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

Burlington Trampoline and Tumbling Parent & Tot Drop-In

Burlington Trampoline and Tumbling 680 Maple Avenue, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Join us on Wednesday mornings from 10:30am to 12:30pm for Parent & Tot Drop-In! $35.00 GO Insurance Fee due upon 1st visit, $10.00 per child per drop-in.  Suitable for children … Read more

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

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

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

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