Winter

The Best Ideas For Winter Fun

Welcome to winter! Are you looking for great ways to spend a wintery day in Burlington, Hamilton and Oakville? Wondering what events and activities are planned today You’ve come to the right place! We’ve got great ideas for places to visit and things to do, all in your community.

50+ Things To Do This Winter

Keep this list on hand for those days when you need a little extra motivation to head out into the cold world. This list of winter thing to do should inspire you to revisit a family favourite winter adventure, try something new and have fun! Let's go!

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Great ideas for winter fun

Dive Into These 5 Indoor Water parks in Ontario

Escape the winter blahs when you visit one of the best indoor waterparks in Ontario! We have several to choose from, so our guide will help you compare features and amenities, plus prices.

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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, easy access to the marina and waterfront.

Maple Syrup Festivals 2024: Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and More

Is there anything more Canadian than visiting a Maple Syrup festival and eating freshly-poured-on-snow maple syrup candy? We don’t think so, either! That’s why Active Parents has rounded up these local Maple Syrup festivals in Ontario that you should visit. Bon appetite!

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Free Fishing Weekend 2024 in Ontario

In 2023, Ontario has planned four Free Fishing weekends. These are times when you can fish without a licence. They are a great reason to get out with the kids and try your hand at angling.

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100+ Awesome March Break Activities For 2024

March Break 2023 is full of things to do in Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and the Waterloo Region. We’ve loaded our events calendar below and put together a long list of March Break activities and fun things you can do with the kids this week (or anytime)!

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Valentine’s Day Events Near You 2024

Spread the love with your little ones at one of these Valentine’s Day events. We have lots to choose from, all gathered into one easy-to-use guide because we strive to make planning quality time simple.

Cross-Country Skiing Near Hamilton and Burlington

Cross-Country skiing in the Halton and Hamilton areas is a great way to get outside and be active, all while maintaining a safe physical distance. Here’s where you can cross-country ski near you.

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8 of The Best Snow Tubing Hills in Ontario

We have some fabulous locations for snow tubing near us. All this snow makes now the perfect time to find a snow tube hill nearby and plan an exciting day on the slopes with your family.

Adult and Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

Looking for New Year’s Eve at-home ideas? Want to throw a new years eve party for kids? We’ve got you covered from decor to food to ways to celebrate midnight with little people who can’t stay up that late!

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Things To Do On New Year’s Day

Happy New Year! If you are looking for things to do on New Years Day with kids, sit back and let us help you out! Active Parents has put together a list of great options because not everything is closed!

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50+ Things To Do This Winter

Let’s banish those winter blues! Here are more than 50 things to do during winter in Hamilton and Halton area, including Milton, Oakville, Burlington, Waterdown, Hamilton, Stoney Creek and beyond.

Walk Through and Drive Through Christmas Lights Displays

Enjoy the season by going to drive-thru Christmas light festivals and walking through light displays. No matter which of these Christmas light experiences you choose, you will agree that Ontario is all glowing with magic during the Holiday season.

Family New Year Events 2023

We know it’s a time-honour tradition to ring in the new year with a celebration of some size, and we can help you outsource the planning and cleanup. 3…2…1… Let’s ring in the new year with the kids!

Nutcracker Performances 2023 – Where to See It Near Your

Step into the world of ballet in Burlington, Oakville, and Hamilton with our exploration of Nutcracker ballet performances. These Greater Halton and Hamilton cities will bring this beloved holiday classic to life in their unique ways.

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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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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.

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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!

Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunts For All Ages

Kids will love walking or driving by Christmas Houses in Burlington and Hamilton (and beyond) when they have a mission to complete! Print these scavenger hunts and see how many of the items they can find.

Play Winter Bingo and Win!

Raise your hand if you’re stuck at home and bored…me too! Let’s play some winter Bingo! to pass the time,