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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Tons of fun, and thousands of pumpkins! Pumpkinfest Play Area 2022: Wagon Rides Boo Barn Farm Animals Live Entertainment Puppet Shows Straw Jump A-MAZE-ING 8 -Acre Corn Maze Duck Races Hop It Horses Trike Track Jumping Pillows Pedal Cart Track Goat Mountain Slide .........and more!!!!Find out more »
We're celebrating the 150th Caledonia Fair! The Caledonia Fair features the best of live entertainment, demolition derbies, exhibitions and livestock, farm animals, displays, delicious food, Midway, and more! September 29 - October 2 2022 at the Caledonia Fairgrounds: 151 Caithness St. E., Caledonia, Ontario on the banks of the Canadian Heritage Grand River. Check out everything inside for one low admission which helps to support our year-round activities and our annual Fair!Find out more »
The Downtown Hamilton BIA is offering FREE walking tours throughout September! Take this opportunity to explore downtown Hamilton while learning about its past with a spooky twist from an experienced tour leader. Currently, tours are available for: Friday, September, 16 @ 8:30pm Friday, September, 23 @ 8:30pm Friday, September, 30 @ 8:30pm Walking tours are free to attend for up to 24 people per tour. Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis and pre-registration is required. Please register here, ensuring…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 »
Did you know that you can reserve a ride on the chairlifts at Kelso/Glen Eden to watch the leaves change colours from up above the treetops? Ready to experience the colourful fall leaves at the height of their beauty? Chairlift Rides at Kelso are back every weekend in October and the entire Thanksgiving long weekend! Take a ride up or down the Escarpment and enjoy spectacular views of the fall colours along the way. Tickets are valid for 2 trips, in any combination of…Find out more »
The Region's newest Fall Festival with fun for the whole family! Children's entertainment on the stage including Erick Traplin and more! Carnival Rides & Inflatables • Pumpkin Cookie Decorating • Fall Treats and drinks • Open Fire S'mores roasting station • Face Painting Shop local at our Fall Market. No ticket required to shop great local vendors and artisans.Find out more »
In-Branch program Fall fun and games. Join us for a variety of fall fair-inspired games and activities.Find out more »
Celebrate the changing of the seasons at Ireland House Museum’s Applefest Fall Fair. The day will feature main stage entertainment, vendors, Museum tours, farm animals, historic demonstrations and a mini local food market. Treat yourself to a serving of our signature house-baked apple crisp! Capacity is limited, please pre-register for the event and note your selected arrival time. Reservations are available on the hour. Walk-in guests will be accommodated space permitting. When: Saturday, October 1, 2022, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm…Find out more »
Children's Reading Room is in need of funding to sustain our organization! Through your support, we are able to put free quality children’s books directly into homes and offer much-needed literacy enhancement programs in the Guelph community! Please join us on Saturday, October 1st from 10-2 at 210 Silvercreek Pkwy North, Guelph, for a day of family fun! You can meet our team Tour our space Craft by Rainbow Mentors Take home a free book Donate household items to our…Find out more »
The SNGRDC Community Collaborators program is teaming up with Chiefswood Park to bring you a Fall Festival you will not forget! * Kids Rollercoaster * Rock Climbing Wall * Mechanical Bull * Indigenous Vendors * Food Trucks * DIY Photo Booth * Fundraiser Pie in the Face And much more!!! Bring a donation for the Six Nations Food Bank upon entry for a free bag (while supplies last).Find out more »
Join us Saturday October 1st from 11am to 4pm for a free family event at 2270 Speers Rd in Oakville! There will be bouncy castles, games, prizes, free food, popcorn, candy floss, a free magic show and so much more! Come on out and have some fun! All are welcome!Find out more »
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 Family Favourites program runs movies every Saturday morning, for only $2.99 +tax. Click here to check the listings at your local theatre: cineplex.com/events/family September 17 - Ellan and the Little Sorcerer September 24 - The Bad Guys October 1 - Shrek October 8 - The Goonies October 15 - Shrek…Find out more »
Summer may be over but the fun continues with Jannahs family and friends. We are hosting a day full of fun and educational entertainment. Everything from Workshops for kids, Storytelling, Nasheed performance by Jannahs family and friends Characters, Art session, Soccer and Basketball games, Bouncer castle, BBQ & Fun food(cotton candy,ice-cream) Shopping with a variety of vendors; just to name a fewFind out more »
Kick off the fall season at RBG with a spooktacular double feature of nostalgic Halloween movies. Grab some seasonal snacks, your comfiest blanket and relax under the autumn nightscape for an evening of zany, classic fun brought to you by the Sanderson Sisters and the Ghostbusters. Featuring: Hocus Pocus (1993) Showtime: Movie will begin when lighting conditions allow (approx. 7 p.m.) Synopsis: Conjured up by some unsuspecting pranksters, a tricky trio of 300-year-old witches set out to cast a spell…Find out more »
This year’s Celebration will include our first Pick-Your-Own 🍎 (PYO) organic apples season, a series of educational workshops on organic farming and food preservation, multiple food vendors, and activities for the entire family. Pick-your-own apples Did you know that apples are in the list of top 5 Dirty Dozen? These are the 5 most pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables. As the only PYO organic apples in Southern Ontario, we are super excited to invite our community to experience this fruit as…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 »
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 »
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 fall-time fun in Battlefield Park. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, games, pumpkin decorating, demonstrations and music. Free Museum visit with the purchase of an event wrist band for outdoor activities.Find out more »
Come celebrate Ontario Agriculture Week and support your local farmers on Saturday, October 8th at the Milton Fairgrounds. This event will feature displays of farm equipment & livestock, ag education booths and an opportunity to speak with real Ontario farmers! Tickets are $6/person and include: *One hot breakfast sandwich (peameal bacon & egg) and a carton of milk *One goodie bag/household The deadline to order tickets is October 7th at 11:59 p.m. or until tickets are sold out. A limited…Find out more »
Join us for fall-time fun in Battlefield Park. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, games, pumpkin decorating, demonstrations and music. This is a free outdoor event. Regular museum admission rates apply.Find out more »
"THAT'S SO CINEMA" is An Interactive Movie Experience. We're showing a classic movie and giving you a list of interactive rules. If you can't keep quiet at a movie, this is the night for you. Moments to yell and drink at (Evening screening only), all starting with live hosted trivia featuring prizes from Candi-Werx and The Dirty South / The Parlour for the winners! Doors open at 3 pm, and the movie rolls at 4 pm. Grab your ticket now,…Find out more »
Poutine Feast is coming to Hamilton in 2022. Leave the Conspiracies at home this year! Poutine Feast is a collection of award-winning food professionals specializing in the greatest food ever invented in Canada, the poutine and will be touring across Ontario this summer. With over 50 variations and generous portions there is a poutine for everyone from vegans to meat lovers. Gourmet selections include unique toppings such as fresh vegetables & semi slow roasted pork just to name a few.…Find out more »
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