The Ultimate Guide To Things To Do in Hamilton With Kids

Are you looking for things to do in Hamilton with kids and teens? We got you covered with this long list of ideas. Active Parents bring you free things to do with kids, indoor play centres in Hamilton and the best hiking spots for kids near you. 

Hamilton is home to beautiful hiking trails that kids will actually want to walk because they have cool surroundings like craters and ruins. Likewise, we have a list of great stroller-friendly hiking trails, too. 

Whether you’re looking for casual and free fun like a new playground to play at, or you want fun things to do in Hamilton with your teens, we have great ideas for those, too! 

We love introducing you to a new kids eat free restaurant in addition to helping you find a place to host your next birthday party

Need a break from the everyday? We have been on some great weekend getaways and staycations. Read our recommendations here.

No matter what you choose to do today, we hope this guide to things to do in Hamilton helps inspire adventure! 

THINGS TO DO IN HAMILTON WITH KIDS

Outdoor Waterparks

9 Outdoor Waterparks You Must Visit This Summer

Visiting a waterpark in the summer is one of the more exciting things to do with your kids. We’ve rounded up all of the waterparks near Hamilton, Niagara and the GTA to help you plan an awesome summertime day trip with your family.

Wild Waterworks in Hamilton: A Thrilling Aquatic Adventure

From exhilarating water slides to lazy rivers, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. In this article, we’ll take you on a detailed journey through the park, highlighting its attractions, amenities, and everything else you need to know for an unforgettable day of fun and adventure.

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Where To See Trains: 8 Places in Halton, Hamilton & Beyond

Wondering where to see trains nearby? If you’re a train enthusiast or simply love the charm of locomotives, you’re in luck! There are several fantastic places near you where you can witness the beauty of trains up close. Here’s a list of must-visit locations.

Watch Free Outdoor Movies This Summer

Back for 2024! Enjoy free outdoor movies near you this summer! Nothing tells you it’s summertime like the release of the movies in the park schedule. We’ve got the whole line-up here for you, so start popping that popcorn!

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Strawberry Picking in Hamilton

One of our favourite early summer activities is strawberry picking in Hamilton at a local fruit farm. FInd all of your options, plus pricing and info here.

Adventure Village – High Energy Excitement Awaits

Nestled amidst lush greenery and boasting a myriad of attractions, Adventure Village promises an action-packed day out for parents and kids alike. Read on for details and enjoy our Adventure Village photos, too!

2024 Victoria Day Fireworks, Events and Festivals

Hellooooo Summer! Victoria Day is the (un)official kickoff to our Canadian summer, and it couldn’t come at a better time! This weekend you can enjoy Victoria Day fireworks, festivals and more fun events happening all weekend.

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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!

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.

Kids Bowl Free This Summer! Here’s How To Score This Deal

Select bowling alleys across Canada and the US offer free bowling for kids during the summer. Register on the website (linked below) to receive coupons for 2 games of bowling every day, all summer long. Read on for where and how to take advantage of the program in Halton and Hamilton.

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 hop, skip and a jump from the famous Theodore Tugboat Too!

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Free Things To Do With Kids This Month

This month brings us a sandbox full of free things to do with kids, too. Whether you’re looking for educational outings or fun adventures, there’s something for every family.

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C Hotel By Carmen’s

We love a great staycation! So when we heard about the March Break getaway promotion at C Hotel by Carmens, we knew a mini getaway to close-by Hamilton was in our immediate future.

Easter Egg Hunts and Events

2024 Guide To Easter Egg Hunts And Events

With spring just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about fun activities to do with your family and friends. One of the most exciting events of the season is the Easter egg hunt. And lucky for you, there are plenty of options right in your local area.

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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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