Frost Bites – Downtown hamilton BIA
Date: January 30th – February 2nd, 2020
Location: Hamilton Waterfront Trust Centre – 47 Discovery Dr, Hamilton ON L8L 8K4
A site-specific winter performance festival! Each year, Frost Bites takes place in a different Hamilton location. Selected artists (dancers, film makers, musicians, theatre artists) create short performance ‘bites’ inspired by the spaces. In 2020, seven artistic companies take over the Hamilton Waterfront Trust Centre, creating bite-sized performances presented multiple times each evening.
3rd Annual Comedy Stage Hypnosis Food4Kids Fundraiser
Date: Saturday, February 1st, 2020 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Yuk Yuk’s Burlington – 380 Brant Street, Burlington ON
Take a hilarious journey to discover the power of the subconscious mind at theis family-friendly show in which the audience members become the stars!
WNED Kid Fest 2020
Dates: Saturday February 1, 2020 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday, February 2, 2020 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens – 680 Plains Road West, Burlington ON
Children and parents can enjoy a fun-filled family day filled with meet-and-greets with beloved PBS KIDS characters, as well as an assortment of activities, prizes, and more. Various organizations from around the community participate — presenting live performances, crafts, and giveaways for those who attend. Afterwards, families can visit the Royal Botanical Gardens, a living, interactive museum, filled with natural wonders.
Waterdown Winter Wonderland
Date: Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 9:00 AM
Location: 2500 Kerns Road South, Burlington ON
Enjoy a fresh peaceful Sunday morning in the Waterdown Woods on the brow of the Escarpment with great views of Hamilton Harbour and the hopefully ice-encrusted Great Falls. We will descend the Grindstone Creek Valley before climbing the Norman Pearson Side Trail back to the Main Trail. We will also take in the King, Kerncliff Park and Ian Reid Side Trails. There will be plenty of ups and downs and most likely some packed snow and ice.
Taste of Burlington Preview Food Tour
Date: Monday, February 3rd, 2020 5:15 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Board bus at 414 Locust street in Downtown Burlington
Be one of the first to experience the Winter Taste of Burlington on this Preview Food Tour. Visit 4 of the participating restaurants plus Burlington’s own craft brewery, Nickel Brook Brewing Co as you travel in luxury courtesy of Redback Tours. Get your tickets now!
Song Chocolate Love – An evening of music, food & wine
Date: Sunday, February 9th, 2020 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Oakville Arts Studio – 280 North Service Road West, A-8 Oakville ON L6M 2S2
Join us at the Oakville Arts Studio for an unforgettable celebration of Love with an exquisite selection of operatic arias, songs and solo pieces for flute and piano. Chocolate and wine also included.
For the Love of butter Tarts Festival
Date: Sunday, February 9th, 2020 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Carmen’s Banquet Centre – 1520 Stone Church Rd E, Hamilton ON
Come on out and try some of Ontario’s Best Butter Tarts! Shop among our vendor marketplace, listen to some live music! Bring the kids and get their face painted!
Soup Fest 2020
Date: Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 11:30 AM – 7:30 PM
Location: Hamilton Convention Centre, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton ON, L8P 4Y2
Soupfest is a community celebration where top quality area restaurants compete for Best Soup, Most Creative Soup, Best Display and the tastiest heart smart. Local celebrities and politicians come out to serve soup and help with the event. There is a Toonie Auction & live entertainment. Soupfest is also Living Rock’s largest fundraiser!
Hamilton Kids Fest 2020
Date: Saturday, February 15th, 2020 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Ancaster Fair – 630 Trinity Road, Ancaster ON, L0R 1R0
Join us at the Hamilton Kids Fest! A family day tradition since 2007! Bounce, laugh and play in the largest INDOOR inflatables. Designed for children 2 & up. Visit our website for all the details!
Inside/Outside Family Day Festival
Date: Monday, February 17th, 2020 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Dundas Museum and Archives – 139 Park Street West, Dundas IN, L9H 1X8
Join the Rotary Club of Dundas Valley Sunrise at the Dundas Driving Park for ice skating and wagon rides. Then warm up at the Dundas Museum & Archives, 139 Park Street W with games and activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Family Day at Bronte Creek
Date: Sunday, February 17th, 2020 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Bronte Creek Provincial Park – 1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville ON
Children’s Farm open 9am-4pm: Tour the various barns and outbuildings to see your favorite farm animals! Nature Centre open 10am-4pm: Live animals and hands on displays showcasing Bronte Creek Provincial Park’s natural world. Hands-on nature and heritage crafts will be offered inside the nature centre!
Oakville Family Day events Schedule
Date: Monday, February 17, 2020
5th Annual Burlington Comedy Festival
Date: February 21st – 23rd, 2020
Location: Art Gallery of Burlington – 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington ON
Jack Wise is almost certainly the kid your Mom wouldn’t let you play with in school! Described by the press as a Modern Day Vaudevillian, his show is a roller coaster ride of comedy, magic and ventriloquism …all done with a weird Irish attitude problem! Some of the highlights of his career include, turning a volunteer into a hilarious life size ventriloquist puppet, cutting up a lady’s engagement ring and swallowing a 24 inch solid steel sword! Come to his show and see how much he hurts himself. One thing is for sure ..you will be laughing all the way! Get your tickets now!
Greater Hamilton Home & Garden Show
Date: February 28th – March 1st, 2020
Location: FirstOntario Centre – 101 York Blvd, Hamilton ON, L8R 3L4
The Greater Hamilton Home Show will display products like products for home and garden under one roof at Players Paradise Sports Complex. Check out hundreds of top local businesses specializing in home improvements, renovation, design, outdoor living, and gardening.
Bronte Creek’s Annual Maple Syrup Festival
Date: Saturday, February 29 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Bronte Creek Provincial Park – 1219 Burloak Dr, Oakville ON, L6M 4J7
We specialize in the history of maple syrup presented on a heritage farm from 1900.The festival heritage staff dress in historical attire and will help to immerse you in the history and culture of maple syrup. Attractions include: pancake house, fresh maple candy, fresh maple taffy, guided tours of maple lane, gift shop, wagon rides, farm animals, historical tours, family activities and more.
4th Annual I <3 Beer & Taco Festival
Date: Sunday, February 29th, 2020 4:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Location: Hamilton Convention Centre – 1 Summers Ln, Hamilton ON L8P 4Y2
Join us for a fantastic night filled with Ontario beer, cider, spirits and tacos! Get your tickets now!
A Taste of Oakville
Brought to you by the businesses of Downtown Oakville, A Taste of Oakville is a culinary event that allows diners to try outstanding cuisine from some of Oakville’s finest restaurants. Participating restaurants will be offering prix fixe menus to showcase unique and special dishes within multi-course meals. Check out their website for more details!