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 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!

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July 2022

Pride Hamilton Reunited

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until July 9, 2022

The Convention Centre by Carmens, 1 Summers Lane
Hamilton, Ontario Canada
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Join Hamilton Pride for their 2022 Pride Festival! Featuring shows, vendors and much more!

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Free Tours of the Ontario Legislative Assembly

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 26, 2022

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Free

This interactive, fun program is designed for families to experience and learn about Ontario's Parliament. Tour highlights:  Explore the historic Legislative Building. Participate in a parliamentary scavenger hunt. Dress up in a traditional robe or tricorn hat. Take part in a mock debate. Advance registration is required. This 2-hour interactive hands-on program for families with children aged 6-14, introduces Ontario's Parliament through a series of fun and engaging activities.

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Burlington Car Show

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Burlington Burlington, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Join the Horse Power 4 Hospital group as they bring the Burlington Car Show to the streets of downtown! Brant Street from Lakeshore to Caroline will pay host to show cars, exotic vehicles, music, vendors and family fun!

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Free Second Saturdays at WAHC

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 11, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 9, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Workers Arts & Heritage Centre, 51 Stuart Street
Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1B5 Canada
Free

Introducing our new FREE drop-in Family Day at the museum. Join us on the Second Saturday of every month anytime between 1 – 4 PM. All children must be supervised by an adult. Tour the galleries, make art, listen to music and play! Please note that masks are mandatory and proof of vaccination is required for everyone 13 years and older. Please read our COVID protocols by clicking HERE. SAT MAY 14: Artist educator Charlie Star will be leading a fun interactive…

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Buzz & Woody Visit

July 9 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Boston Pizza Burlington North, 4523 Dundas Street
Burlington, Ontario Canada
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Visit with Buzz & Woody while you enjoy a yummy meal at Boston Pizza North!

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Flamborough Book Fair and Market

July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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We are really excited to showcase what we are hoping will be an annual Flamborough Book Fair and Market on the grounds of West Avenue Cider House, in Freelton. Our event will be held Sunday, July 10th, from 12 - 5 PM This fun and relaxing day will give you the chance to meet local authors, hear excerpts from some books, and a Q&A session with local publishers and authors. Enjoy the grounds of this lovely location with your new…

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Michaels Camp Creatology

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Camp Creatology is four weeks of fun for kids to learn and build their crafting skills at Michaels!

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Michaels Camp Creatology

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Camp Creatology is four weeks of fun for kids to learn and build their crafting skills here at Michaels. This is a free come and go event, all you have to do is bring your supplies!

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Movies Under The Stars

July 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Orchard Community Park, 2255 Sutton Drive
Burlington, Ontario Canada
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Orchard Community Park. “Encanto.” Remember to bring your own blankets or chairs, refreshments & bug spray!

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Burlington Food Truck Festival

July 15 @ 5:00 pm - July 17 @ 8:00 pm
Spencer Smith Park, 1400 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, Ontario L7S1Y2 Canada
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Burlington Food Truck Festival is BACK FOR 3 DAYS! 30 Food Trucks will be serving up some of the best food from the country, this is a festival you won’t want to miss! Show some of your Burlington love by bringing your friends and family. Oh and don’t forget, there will be FREE ADMISSION, cold beer, delicious food, and local performers geared to entertain the masses!

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Poppy Troll Visit

July 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boston Pizza Burlington North, 4523 Dundas Street
Burlington, Ontario Canada
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Visit with Poppy the Troll while you enjoy a yummy meal at Boston Pizza!

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Movies Under The Stars

July 21 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Central Park Burlington, 2311 New Street
Burlington, Ontario Canada
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Central Park Bandshell. “Sing 2.” Make sure to bring your own blankets or chairs, refreshments & bug spray!

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Movies Under The Stars

July 28 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Earl Court Park, 801 Francis Road
Burlington, Ontario Canada
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Earl Court Park. “Doolittle.” Make sure to bring your own blankets or chairs, refreshments & bug spray!

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Festival of Friends

July 29 @ 11:00 am - July 31 @ 11:00 pm
Gage Park, 1000 Main St East
Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1N2 Canada
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The Festival of Friends is an annual three-day free summer music festival held at Gage Park in Hamilton, Ontario.

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Halton Freedom Celebration Festival

July 30 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Spencer Smith Park, 1400 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, Ontario L7S1Y2 Canada
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The Halton Freedom Celebration Festival brings together musical acts, children's and youth activities, cultural art, food, crafts; heritage, historical, and genealogical vendors promoting inclusivity and community integration.

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August 2022

Movies Under The Stars

August 4 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kilbride Park, 2175 Blessington St
Burlington, Ontario Canada
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Kilbride Park. “Soul.” Remember to bring your own blankets or chairs, refreshments & bug spray!

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Movies Under The Stars

August 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ireland Park, 2315 Headon Forest Drive
Burlington, Ontario Canada
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Ireland Park. “Abominable.” Remember to bring your own blankets or chairs, refreshments and bug spray!

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Burlington Kids Mini Fest

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Children's Festival will not take place this year at Spencer Smith park. Kids Mini Fest will take its place out in the community. Join us at one of three park locations and spend some time enjoying the outdoors and family-friendly activities for kids. Participate at one of the following three parks: Brant Hills Park, Cumberland Park, or Millcroft Park.

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Burlington Butter Tarts Festival

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Art Gallery of Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, Ontario L7S 1A9 Canada
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Burlington Butter Tarts Festival is back with Ontario’s top butter tart bakeries for your enjoyment. The kids will enjoy face painting, the ice cream truck and much more. Stroll the marketplace for a variety of crafters, local artisans and much more.

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Paw Patrol Visit

August 13 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Boston Pizza Burlington North, 4523 Dundas Street
Burlington, Ontario Canada
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Visit with the Paw Patrol pups while you enjoy a yummy meal at Boston Pizza!

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Lakeside A La Carte

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Spencer Smith Park, 1400 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, Ontario L7S1Y2 Canada
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In the past, more than forty five restaurants, wineries and breweries brought out their best temptations.  White, marquee style tents, the shimmering backdrop of the lake, easy listening live entertainment, raffles, wine and more…it’s Burlington’s ultimate summer garden party!

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Movies Under The Stars

August 18 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Spencer Smith Park, 1400 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, Ontario L7S1Y2 Canada
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Spencer Smith Park. “Trolls 2: World Tour.” Remember to bring your own blankets or chairs, refreshments and bug spray!

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Burlington VegFest

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Burloak Waterfront Park, 5420 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, Ontario L7L 1C9 Canada
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Delicious food, workshops, kids activities, amazing speakers, music, cruelty-free merchandise and more.

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Olaf Visit

August 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boston Pizza Burlington North, 4523 Dundas Street
Burlington, Ontario Canada
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Visit with Olaf while you enjoy a yummy meal at Boston Pizza!

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September 2022

SuperCrawl

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - September 11 @ 11:00 pm
James St N, James St N
Hamilton, Ontario Canada
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Supercrawl is Hamilton’s premier multi-arts festival, fusing new and independent music with art installations, fashion, performance, literature, theatre, and artisanal craft. Supercrawl’s diverse multi-disciplinary program of sound, performance, visual and media arts is staged along a pedestrian-only creative corridor in the heart of downtown. A not-for-profit arts organization, Supercrawl is committed to honouring, showcasing and celebrating all varieties of creative work, positioning local and emerging artists alongside significant provincial, national and international peers. The festival fosters and promotes arts and…

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