Things for Waterdown Families to do this coming Winter Holiday!

I don’t know about you, but every time a holiday rolls around, we are caught with time on our hands and children bouncing off the walls.

Holidays are, of course, a time where we should have an opportunity to wind down and enjoy being together as a family.  Making good family memories will last a lifetime and are an important part of a child’s healthy social development.

Here are some ideas for family activities in and around our community this coming Holiday season:

  • Annual Holiday Tree Lighting (Waterdown Memorial Park)
    Saturday November 17th 4pm – 6pm / Free
  • Makeology Holiday Craft Market (Art Gallery of Hamilton)
    – Local Artisans and Crafts-People display and sell their craft.
    Sunday Nov 18 11am – 5pm / $5 cash only, under 12 free. (Vendors accept CC’s)
    More information
  • Winter Lights at the Rock (Royal Botanical Garden)
    – includes evening entertainment, food trucks and an indoor escarpment model train exhibit
    Thursday to Sundays from Nov 17 – Dec 30 @ 6pm – 9pm / $9 – 15 (Infants free)
    More Information
  • Annual Flamborough Santa Claus Parade (Downtown Waterdown)
    November 24 @ 6:30pm / Free
    More information
  • Victorian Christmas (Dundurn Castle)
    – tour of mid-19th century Ontario family Christmas celebration
    November 25 – December 27 Tuesday – Sundays (varies) 12pm – 4pm / Free – $11.50 ($30 family rate)
    More Information
  • Burlington’s Lakeside Festival of Lights (Spencer Smith Park)
    November 30 to January 8 4:30pm to midnight daily (all day on scheduled holidays) / Free
    More information
  • Made for You Market (Waterdown Village)
    – local holiday shopping plus One-of-a-kind Craftsman Market at Memorial Hall
    Saturday December 1 10am – 5pm
  • More Hamilton Civic Museum Holiday Events

Need Child Care During the Holidays?

Don’t forget to register for Camp Waterdown’s own fun-filled holiday camps.

  • December 7 PA Day at Cedar Springs Sports Complex and Waterpark
  • December 27 & 28 Making Hot Cocoa & Chill Day & Crafts Pajama Day at WDCC
  • Wednesday January 2 – Friday January 4 Winter Holidays Camp at Guy B. Brown

Register today while space lasts. $45 – 50/day  More Information

2018 WDCC Facility Closures
ALL of our facilities will be closed, due to statutory holidays or building closures:
Monday December 24 Tuesday December 25
Wednesday December 26 Monday December 31st
Tuesday January 1st

Please feel free to share your own ideas for family activities in the Comments below!

 

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