Enjoy this winter long weekend with your family and attend one of these great Burlington Family Day events and activities happening locally and close by.
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Burlington Family Day Events And Activities
Family Day Extravaganza – Monday, February 15, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
If you haven’t seen the SuperDogs yet, here is your chance! They are coming to the 2016 Mississauga Kids Family Day Extravaganza. There will be five show times to choose from, purchase your tickets in advance to make sure you get to see a show!
The Extravaganza also includes reptiles from Safari Science, Children’s Entertainer Q-Mack and his Crew, Children’s Musical Entertainer Suzie Sunshine, Bouncy Castles, Princesses, Superheroes, Face Painting and more. Advance tickets are $12 (plus HST & fees) or $43 for a Family Pack of four tickets. Children under 12 months are free! Family Day Extravaganza will be held at the Mississauga Convention Centre (75 Derry Road West in Mississauga). For more event information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Day at Joseph Brant Museum – February 15, 11 am to 3 pm
Bring your family to Joseph Brant Museum and enjoy indoor interactive activities as you explore our exhibitions, and warm up with hot chocolate at our outdoor fire pit after you play a family game of lacrosse. Admission includes one framed keepsake per family. Cost is $10 per family. 1240 North Shore Blvd E, Burlington
Family Day Weekend Event At Burlington Mall – February 13, 12 pm to 2 pm
Visit Burlington Mall, centre court, from noon until 2pm on Saturday February, 13th for your chance to meet, greet and take a photo with The Little Charmers and The Hulk. 777 Guelph Line, Burlington
Braden’s Hot Chocolate Festival – February 15, 11 am to 4 pm
This community event focuses on family- fun, active living, and the value of nature. Braden’s Hot Chocolate Festival will feature live entertainment, activities, outdoor winter fun, and mapped trails to explore, all to demonstrate the value of preserving the environment and the importance of our conservation areas. Dundas Valley Conservation Area Trail Center, 650 Governor’s Road in Dundas.
Frosty Fest is one of the largest winter carnivals in Ontario, with 15,000 people visiting Brantford’s Downtown and Harmony Square annually over the three-day event. Feb 13-15 from 10am until 4pm. Some of the highlights include professional ice-carvers, horse-drawn trolley rides, ball hockey, an artisans bazaar figure skating shows, a street midway and inflatables, a snow slide and free skating. Kids will enjoy pony rides and free Kids Zone games! Admission is free. 89 Dalhousie Street in Downtown Brantford.
Reptile Rendezvous features many of the world’s most recognized reptiles—vipers, cobras, pythons, alligators, turtles–as well as many species native to Ontario. This is an interactive exhibit that will bring you face to face with fascinating animals while debunking common myths and fostering a basic understanding of how reptiles fit into the history of life and the fabric of their native environments. A puppet show, story time, crafts and meet the animals are all part of the daily schedule. Exhibit opens at 10am on Saturday and Sunday but opens at 9am on Family Day. Regular admission prices apply. 680 Plains Road West, Burlington.
Family Day at Dundurn – February 15, 12pm to 4 pm
Explore a fascinating piece of Hamilton history at Dundurn National Historic Site. On a guided tour of over 40 rooms in Dundurn Castle discover what it was like to live and play above stairs and work and live below stairs. Visitors will enjoy hands-on activities throughout their tour and sample a variety of historic goodies made in the kitchen. Adults: $11.50, Seniors/Youth: $9.50, Children: $6.00, Infants: Free, Family: $30.00. 610 York Blvd, Hamilton
Hamilton’s Kids Fest – February 13 – February 15
Inflatables are blown-up and ready for action, so that children can slide, ride and bounce all day. They range from large slides to toddler appropriate rides. Interactive shows, activities and games are also onsite. Tickets are $25 for kids, $10 for adults. Additional activities such as ceramics, sand art, glitter tattoos are available for an additional cost. Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, 9280 Airport Road, Hamilton.
Family Fun Day at the Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – February 15, 10 am to 4 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology would like to invite you to join us on Family Day for train and boat themed fun. Visit our craft station and build and decorate your own building. Take your building home or visit the model railroad and place it alongside the train track where the steam trains will be running. Adult supervision is required. Suitable for ages 4+ yrs. Regular admission rates apply to the museum. 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton.
Family Day Children’s Stick & Puck and Skating – February 15
The City of Burlington is offering several opportunities to get out and lace up those skates! Click here for locations and times.