Free (and Cheap) Family Fun NEAR Halton and Hamilton
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 most 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, all of the restaurants where kids eat free (not updated for 2021).
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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- Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville and Milton
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- Fishing in Hamilton Burlington and the Surrounding Area
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