Things To Do In The Fall With Kids
Fall activities are a-plenty near us! Hamilton and Halton are home to so many farms, orchards, pumpkin patches, and corn mazes. Plus, throw in a cornucopia of local fall festivals and you’re sure to enjoy the best of autumn for families!
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The Best Fall Fun For Families
Local Pick-Your-Own Produce Farms
Updated for 2023! There’s nothing better than fresh, local produce, and it doesn’t get any fresher than picking your own right at the farm! Read on for local pick-your-own farms.
Farmers Markets in Burlington, Oakville and Hamilton
Visit a Farmer’s Market in Burlington, Hamilton and Oakville. It’s a great way to support the hardworking folks who grow and make our food, and to show the kids where
Chudleigh’s Entertainment Farm 2023 Tips For Your Visit
Make fabulous (and delicious) fall memories at Chudleigh’s Farm in Milton.
Disc Golf Courses Near You
Get outside and get active with friends while playing at one of these area disc golf courses. What Is Disc Golf? Disc golf is a sport that involves throwing a
Paletta Lakefront Park and Mansion
Nestled behind a stone wall and manicured shrubbery sits Paletta Mansion, at Paletta Lakefront Park in Burlington. The grounds make for a peaceful place to stroll, and the mansion is
The Best Hiking Trails Near Hamilton and Halton For Families
These Halton and Hamilton hiking trails are the perfect inexpensive way to spend a morning. Soak up some vitamin D and enjoy the calmness that nature brings.
Twin Valley Nature Park (Formerly Brantford Zoo) Opens May 6
Twin Valley Nature Park – formerly called Brantford Twin Valley Zoo – ranks high on the list of must-visit destinations for so many reasons. Read on for those reasons, plus
The Best Mini Golf Courses To Play Right Now
Grab your putter and meet me on the links!
The 4 Best Drive-In Movie Theatres in Hamilton, Oakville, Niagara, Guelph
A night at the drive in is a fantastic way to spend an evening with the family
Triple C Farm: Get Up Close With Adorable Farm Animals
Triple C Farm, located in Ancaster, is one of our most recommended farms to visit. If you’ve got little kids who love visiting petting zoos, or adults who love a
Springridge Farm Is Open! Take a Tour With Us
Let us show you why Springridge Farm in Milton is always a great way to spend a day.
5 Must-Dos For Visiting the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is a must-visit for aviation enthusiasts and history buffs alike. Located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, the museum is home to a vast collection of aircraft and artifacts that showcase Canada’s rich aviation history.
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory (Photos + FAQs Answered)
Experience a tropical oasis right in the city when you visit the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory. Never been? You are missing out! Read on for a behind-the-scenes look at the beauty
The Hamilton Aviary Bird Sanctuary
A visit to The Hamilton Aviary is a great way to feel tropical while supporting this wonderful, volunteer-run bird sanctuary in Dundas, Ontario.
Joseph Brant Museum
With multiple galleries and a rooftop garden, there’s something for everyone so make sure to bring the whole family. It’s perfect for little kids and we even had Grandma with us!
Send Postcards for Peace This Remembrance Day
Show your appreciation to our veterans by sending a Postcard For Peace.
The Apple Orchard Is Full of Fall Family Fun
The apple orchard was one of the very first places I took my kids to pick apples. I’m pretty sure we went the first year they were open! And we’ve been recommending it to families ever since.
Hanes Corn Maze is Canada’s Largest Corn Maze!
It’s not Fall without a visit to Hanes Corn Maze. Never been? Here’s the scoop on what makes it an ideal destination for a day out with the family.
Halloween at Home! 11 Ideas for a Fangtastic Night
Our ideas for a memorable Halloween at home will make you forget all about door-to-door trick or treating! How to Have a Spooktacular stay-at-home Halloween Start Right Now! You don’t
The Best Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin Patches in Milton, Burlington, Hamilton, Brant County
The crisp fall air, hayrides, and freshly baked farm treats are a great way to spend a day. If you’re looking for a pumpkin patch, you’ll find all the info you need below.
Spooktacular Halloween Events Near Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville and Beyond
Welcome to our popular list of Halloween events in Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville and beyond! We update this list daily, so save this post and check it often! We know families who love Halloween are excited to take their Boo Crew to a spooktacular Halloween event in Niagara and Milton, too!
Free & Cheap Things To Do with Babies in Fall
Mel Peachy is a new mom who loves getting out there but refuses to break the mat-leave bank to have fun. She’s here to run down her favourite free and
The Best Places To See The Leaves Change in Burlington and Hamilton
October is the perfect time to watch the leaves in Ontario change from fresh green to warm, firey hues before the frost of winter rolls in. Here are our suggestions for the best places to see leaves change in Burlington and Hamilton.
Downey’s Farm Welcomes You To Pumpkin Fest and More!
If you’re looking for a full day of fun at the farm, Downey’s Farm is where you need to go! Animals, pumpkins, slides and more!
7 Large and Small Local Corn Mazes Around Hamilton and Halton
Get lost – and found – in a corn maze this fall!
44 Family Favourite Fall Activities
Raise your hand if fall activities are your favourite! Indoors, outdoors, active or relaxed, we have put together sooo many things to do with kids near Hamilton, Halton and Niagara.
12 Special Ways To Spend Grandparents Day This Weekend
Plan something special for Grandparents Day 2022, it’s on Sunday, September 11th this year and it’s the perfect time to shower some time and love on the Nannies, Papas, Omas
The Ultimate List of Fall Festivals in and Around Halton, Hamilton and Niagara
Autumn events are in full swing and our events calendar is home to the best fall festivals in Niagara, Hamilton and Halton – and beyond! Apple pie, pumpkin spice, wagon rides and more, these family-friendly harvest festivals deliver more than just jack-o-lanterns!
Free and Cheap Things To Do This Fall With Your Kids
This fall, don’t let boredom make you or your family go stir-crazy! Keep our Fall Family Bucket List on hand and you’ll always have an answer to “What are we doing today?”
Kid-Friendly Pick-Your-Own Apple Orchards in Halton and Hamilton
There are lots of pick-your-own apple orchards throughout Halton and into Hamilton. Here’s our pick-your-own apple guide with all the details you need to find an orchard and have some family fun on the farm over the next few weeks.
Stroller-Friendly Trails in Burlington, Oakville and Hamilton
Here are some of the best-loved and most recommended stroller-friendly trails in Burlington, Oakville and Hamilton. We asked our followers with wee ones where they love to walk with their wagons and wheels.
Sunflower Farms and Fields in Hamilton & Halton
Find a stunning, natural backdrop for some beautiful selfies!
Fishing in Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Milton and More
If you are asking yourself “Are there any great fishing spots near me?” then you are in the right spot. With the help of our amazing community of readers, we’ve
Local Farms and Zoos in Hamilton and Halton – Places to See and Feed Animals
Visit a local fam, zoo or animal experience for a day of family fun.
Free and Cheap Things To Do in Burlington With Kids
Burlington is consistently voted one of the best cities for families in Canada, and we couldn’t agree more. But it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg to
Natural Playgrounds Near Burlington and Hamilton
There are so many natural playgrounds near Burlington and Hamilton, and visiting one with a picnic in tow makes for an excellent and inexpensive summer day! What makes it a
LaSalle Park in Burlington – You Gotta Go Here
LaSalle Park in Burlington’s west end is one of our favourite parks to visit. It’s got an upgraded playground that kids love, vast amounts of green space and of course,
Pier 4 Park in Hamilton Has a Tugboat!
Meet me at the pier – Pier 4 that is! This waterfront destination in Hamilton is full of reasons to visit from an amazing nautical-themed playground and is just a
Hamilton Steam Museum – Self-Guided Field Trips
Plan a field trip to the Hamilton Steam Museum and use our Self-Guided Field Trip Guide to add some easy education to your entertainment. This school year, classes and students won’t
Burlington’s New Play Equipment Lending Library
The City of Burlington Parks and Recreation Department has released a free sports equipment borrowing program just in time for summer! Read on about the new Burlington Play Equipment Lending
Social Distancing Game Night Ideas
Just because you’re not physically close, doesn’t mean you can’t whoop their butts on game night! Here are some creative and out of the box ways of hosting a Social