Looking for fun things to do with kids in Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Milton and beyond? Welcome to our local events calendar!
Our 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 biggest 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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HPL’s Bookmobile offers collections browsing, holds pick-up and returns service at several locations throughout the region on a regular basis. Follow HPL social media and check their website for service updates & weekly schedules. Visit a stop near you today!Find out more »
Get Up, Keep Going, Push Further. Beyond Human Limits takes visitors inside the minds and bodies of extreme athletes to explore the psychology, physiology, and physicality of some of the most extreme activities in the world. In this high-energy exhibition, visitors experience the thrill of extreme sports in exciting, interactive exhibits and immersive environments. June 4-Sept. 24, 2022. Included in your museum admission.Find out more »
Oakville’s Largest Outdoor Event is Coming Back (as a Drive-thru Event)! Celebrate the summer with mouth-watering ribs in the privacy of your own home or back yard. Just because we can’t have a regular Ribfest due to the pandemic, doesn’t mean you have to miss out.Find out more »
GRITLABS: Baby in Gym Bootcamp happens EVERY Monday and Wednesday at 12:30 pm. Structured 45-minute workout catered to parents while children are supervised. Safe, clean and in your own space workouts. FIRST CLASS IS FREE!!!Find out more »
Help little ones transition to kindergarten and explore social, emotional, and pre-literacy skills with Burlington Public Library! An in-person weekly program: Tuesdays, June 7-July 12 | 10am | Central & Alton branches Thursdays, June 9-Jul 14 | 10am | Aldershot & Central branches Please register in advance. FREE!Find out more »
Come out to East Side Mario’s Milton everybody Tuesday to enjoy some great food and magic fun, while kids eat for only $2 with the purchase of an adult meal!Find out more »
Come on down to the farm and join Aubrey and Teri in a musical adventure. This live show is perfect for little ones ages 0-5 and includes original and classic folk songs, puppets, singing, dancing, and more! Enjoy this one-of-a-kind children's concert series performing from 10:30 am – 11:00 am every Wednesday in June. This event is free for children 3 and under!Find out more »
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 friendly and have change tables in the theatre. Amazing door prizes, guest speakers, awesome samples, and pre-show events make this an amazing mommy meet-up! Tickets - $11.00 - No charge for children under 3 Parking - Free lot parkingFind out more »
Magic Family Night is back at Boston Pizza Burlington North this week and every Wednesday 5:30-7:30 PM. Call us at 905-315-1588 to reserve your spot today!!Find out more »
Bring the whole family to our online storytime and get ready to read. Discover stories, rhymes, music, finger plays and flannel boards at this interactive, virtual program at hpl.ca and later on HPL's Storytime Playlist on YouTube.Find out more »
Take in a home game at First Ontario Centre and watch the Honey Badgers dominate their opponents in the CEBL! Hamilton Honey Badgers games are perfect for families and the tickets are priced right! And keep your eyes peeled for Hammer - their mascot! Here's their home schedule, and you can click here to purchase your tickets: https://www.honeybadgers.ca/tickets Wednesday, May 25 @ 7 pm vs Montreal Alliance Friday, May 27 @ 7 pm vs Fraser Valley Bandits Thursday, June 2…Find out more »
An active alternative to physical education and recreation that is convenient for a family of all ages. Each week a different sport will be explored. Focus will be on developing the FUNdamental Movement Skills and increasing Physical Literacy through sport. $5/childFind out more »
Join us for Canada Day at this patriotic pop up. Take the perfect Instagram shot with a 6 foot Moose Statue at our Canada Day Photo Stop, pick up a free Canada Day giftaway at 10AM courtesty of Simply Realty (while supplies last), and enjoy evening jazz in the Oakville Towne Square from 7-9pm to kick off your holiday weekend.Find out more »
Waterdown Canada Day Ribfest Skatejam is back for 2022! Four divisions, lots of prizes, hosted by The Local! Free registration & free t-shirt for participation!Find out more »
Join the Rotary Club of Guelph at Exhibition Park for a day of Canada Day Fun! This free event will include food trucks, live entertainment, beer gardens, interactive games and will end with fireworks!Find out more »
Join the City of Burlington in the return of their annual Canada Day Celebration! Family fun, fireworks and food to ring in Canada’s birthday!Find out more »
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 goods. All vendors live within 100 km of our market.Find out more »
At the Mentor College Eid Carnival, you can enjoy Kids Activities, Carnival Games, Face Painting, Henna, Shows, Live Entertainment, Giveaways and so much more!Find out more »
Join us for a free movie shown on a big outdoor screen in a park near you (weather permitting). Things to Note and Bring: Bring your own lawn chairs and/or blanket and bug spray. Bring your own refreshments. Be sure to come early and reserve a spot. Parking and restroom facilities are available on site. Inclement weather may cause delays or cancellations. Please check the weather before heading out. 2022 Schedule All movies are presented on select Thursdays at 9…Find out more »