Free and Cheap Things To Do in Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville and Milton
Are you looking for free or inexpensive things to do in Hamilton, Burlington and the surrounding areas? We can help!
We are huge fans of frugal around these parts, so we know a great deal when we see one! Here are some of our favourite free and cheap activities for families in Burlington, Hamilton and Oakville. Everything from indoor fun on a budget, to all the reasons your local library is the biggest bang for your buck! Free drop-ins, free sightseeing ideas, 35+ playground reviews to help you find the best spot to play today, and all of the restaurants where kids eat free.
We considered “under $10 per person” when we categorized these ideas as inexpensive. But many of our ideas are free because fun times don’t have to cost a fortune! There is no rule that says making memories needs to cost all your moolah! Try one, or try them all! And save your pennies when you do!
Our Favourite Inexpensive Things To Do
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- Fishing in Hamilton Burlington and the Surrounding Area
- How To Borrow Free Parks Passes From Your Library
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- Movies Under The Stars – Free Outdoor Movies In Burlington
- Burlington’s Children Festival Has 3x The Fun in 2022!
- The Best Hamilton Skate Parks According To Local Kids
- Happy Rolph’s is a Free Animal Sanctuary Kids Will Love
- Parent Support Groups and Social Programs
- Splash Pads and Wading Pools in Hamilton
- Splash Pads and Pools in Oakville
- Splash Pads, Outdoor and Wading Pools in Burlington
- Tansley Woods Community Centre
- March Break Bingo With Prizes!
- Easy Crafts and Experiments For Kids
- Where Do Kids Eat Free in Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville and Milton?
- Hamilton Honey Badgers
- The Best Indoor Play Centres That Toddlers Love
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- Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville and Milton
- Play Winter Bingo and Win!
- Stroll Through Frosty’s Village in Burlington
- Art Gallery of Hamilton – How To Visit For Free
- 50+ Things To Do This Summer At Home
- Skate Parks in Oakville
- What Can You Do At The Burlington Public Library?
- StoryWalks in Burlington Parks
- LaSalle Park in Burlington – You Gotta Go Here
- 30 Easy Acts of Kindness for Kids
- Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park Will Be Your Favourite Waterfront Park!
- Geocaching in Burlington and Hamilton
More Ways To Spend Time With Your Kids
We have visited hundreds of places and written about them to help you find the very best destination for your next day trip or outing. We love sharing indoor play places, playgrounds that go above and beyond, and more! Here are a few of our latest blogs to help you have a great weekend.