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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Pick Your Own Apple Orchards

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The Best Fall Fun For Families

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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.

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Send Postcards for Peace This Remembrance Day

A great way to help your kids show appreciation and recognize the sacrifices of our service people is to send a Postcard For Peace. Postcards for Peace are similar to Valentine’s for Veterans, but you can send them all year round.

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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.

Spooktacular Halloween Events Near Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton Area

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!

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The 7 Best Corn Mazes Near Me In Hamilton and Halton

Get lost – and found – in a corn maze this fall! There is a variety of corn mazes in Hamilton and Halton, perfect for all ages. You’ll even find some super-easy pint-sized mazes just for the littlest adventurers to conquer.

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Best Places To See Fall Colours Hamilton and Burlington

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.

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25+ Fall Festivals In 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!

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Apple Picking in Hamilton, Halton and Beyond

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.

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Horseback Riding Near Hamilton, Halton, Brantford, Niagara

Our readers often ask “Where can I go horseback riding near me?” so we knew this curated list would help a few families out. If you have a child who is ready to progress from pony rides to horseback riding, you’ll want to check out our list of local stables.

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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.

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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 their dinner ingredients *really* come from!

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Disc Golf Courses Near You

Explore diverse settings for disc golf enjoyment! From serene parks and beachfronts to bustling college campuses and sports complexes, this list guides you to unique places to perfect your throws.

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

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The Best Mini Golf Courses To Play Right Now

Mini golf is a classic pastime that’s been enjoyed by people of all ages for decades. It’s a fun and easy activity that’s perfect for a family outing or a date night. In this article, you’ll find some of the best local mini-golf courses in Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville.

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Springridge Farm: A Must-Do For Little Farm Fans

Springridge Farm is a long-time family favourite place to visit. This is a great place for multi-generations to visit together. The grandparents have as much fun as the kids do! Let us show you why Springridge Farm in Milton is always a great way to spend a day.

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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.

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!

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.

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

Social Distancing Game Night Ideas

Family Fun Game Night Ideas

Whether cooperative or competitive, in person or online, game nights can be fun for the whole family! Here are some creative and out of the box ways of hosting a

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