Things to do in Milton, Ontario!   ( and out of town too! )

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Spring 2015

Mountsberg Maple Town  

Crawford Lake Sweet Water festival

Bronte Creek - Maple Syrup Festival  

Springridge Farm Easter Festival


Milton Farmers Market

Georgetown Farmers Market

Rotary Outdoor Pool & Splash Pad   

Milton, Mill Pond Walk

Postridge Park Pirate Ship Splash Pad

Bronte Creek Park swimming pool

MCRC Fun Fair

Milton Street Festival

Strawberry Festival

Sound of Music Festival

Pirate Festival

Fergus Scottish Highland Games

Port Credit Buskerfest

Burlington Ribfest 

Burlington Beach

Bell Fountain Park


Milton Steam Era

Crawford Lake Turtle Island Festival

Springridge Farm Fall Harvest Festival

Milton Fall Fair

Fall into Nature

Wheel Barrow Orchards 

Chudleigh's Apple Farm

Willis Family Fruit Farm

Fall Farm Craft Show

Halloween 2015

Haunted House - Milton Mall

Wild Hagan Greenhouses

Halton Country Railway

Winter 2015

Terra Winter Farmer's market

Glen Eden

Christmas 2015

Mountsberg Christmas Town

Orangeville Santa Train

Halton Country Railway with Santa

On the Road to Bethlehem

Evening Train ride to Santa - Muskoka

Year Round

Joesph Brant Museum

Ireland House Mueseum

Simply Creative

Crawford Lake- Iroquoian Longhouses


Hilton Falls 


Finnegan's Irish Wake Pub & Golf

Lowville Park

Halton Hiking Trails

Credit Valley Conservation Areas

White Rock Ostrich Farm

Day Trips:  1 hour or less

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Emerald Lake


Professor's Lake

Valen's Conservation Area


Dundurn Castle

HMSC Haida Naval Battle Ship

Canadian Warplane Museum

St' Jacobs Farmers Market

St. Jacobs Country Rd Tour 24K

Waterloo Central Railway

African Lion's Safari

Bingeman's Big Splash

Tubing the Grand River

Bell Fountain Park

South Simcoe Railway

Rockwood Conservation Area


Aberfoyle Antique Market

Alpaca  Central

Grand River Rodeo

Day Trips: 1 hour or more

Grand River Pow Wow- Six Nations

Castle Kilbride National Historic Site

Elora Gorge / Elora Quarry 


Village of Elora

Long Point Provincial Park


Turkey Point Provincial Park


Port Dover

Day Trip:

Niagara Falls to Niagara-on-the-


Niagara Falls

Fort George / Brock's Monument

Fort George Ghost Walks

Wknds March-Apr 7 & March Break

Wknds March-Apr 7 & w.o March Break

Wknds in March & w/o March Break

Apr 18-20

May - Oct  (Sat's 7 am - Noon)

June 7 - Oct 18 (Sat's 8 am-12:30 pm)




June to Labour Day 10-6 pm

Sat June 8 - Victoria Park (Town hall)

Sat June 8 - Main St. Milton

June 22

June 13-14, 18-21

Aug 3-5: Country Heritage Park

Aug 9-11

Aug 21-23

Aug 30 - Sept 2


Spring - Fall

Labour Day Weekend

Sept 20        Trail Map

Sept 21 - Oct 27

Sept 27 - 29

Oct 6-7, 11-13: Halton Parks

Late Aug - Early Nov (Daily)

Late Aug - Early Nov (Daily)

Late Aug - Early Nov (Thurs - Sundays)

Sept 21-22

Oct 26 - 27

Weekends in October

Sat Oct 19 & 26  (6:30 pm - 10 pm)

Jan 10 - Mar 26  (Sat's 10 am -3 pm)

Dec to March (Weather permitting)

Nov-Dec.  Register between Sept 3-24

for the online lottery. 

Nov - Dec. Book in Aug or Sept.

Sat Dec 7 & 14

Nov 29, 30 Dec 1

Dec 19, 2015











Year round




Year round

Summer - Oct

Year round

Thurs & Sat.  Year round

Year round

May -Oct

May - Sept

June - Sept


Spring - Fall 

Spring - Fall

Spring - Fall

Apr - Oct ( Sundays) 


Mid August

July 24, 25 ,26 -1.5 hours

Year round

Summer - 1.25 hours

Year round - 1.25 hours

Summer - 2.5 hours

Summer - 2 hours

Summer - 1.5 hours

1.5 hours

Spring - Fall 

Oct - Early Nov - 1.25 hours

Mountsberg: Horse rides, play barn,

maple syrup & pancakes in the snow!

Check out the birds of prey!

Crawford Lake: Minutes from

downtown Milton step back 600 year

into an Iroquoian longhouse village

and learn how maple syrup was first

discovered and used by Ontario's First


Burlington: Pancakes and Wagon rides

where 1890's interpreters demonstrate

how to make maple syrup.

Springridge Farm: Say hi to farmer

John!  Kids slides, extraordinary baked

goods a great kids puppet show!

Milton Main St.: Go local and

indulge your senses with amazing local


Enjoy the sights and smells of the

Farmers’ Market. Main Street S. from

James St. to Church St.

Rotary Park: Secluded setting in the

woods!  Pool &  splash pad!

Milton Mill Pond: A beautiful walk on

a stroller friendly trail downtown

Oakville: Huge pirate ship splash pad

in north Oakville!

Burloak Drive just north of QEW

Enjoy the huge shallow pool.

Victoria Park at Milton Townhall:

Fundraiser, bouncy castles & slides.

Main St. Milton: Music, eats & treats,

wine & dine with tons of family fun!

Milton Fair Grounds: Kids fun at the

mid way- best strawberries & cream! 

Burlington: Canada's largest free

music festival!

Country Heritage Park: Stories,

pirate ship, mudafts and vendors.

Fergus: Scotland without the airfare!

Port Credit: Over 40 buskers deliver

side-splitting comedy, eye-popping

acrobatics and mind-bending stunts!

Canada's Largest Ribfest: Ribs, music

and kids zone.

Beach Way Park: Play in the sand and

take in  a swim.  Go on a hot day...

water can be on the cooler side.

Bell Fountain Conservation Area:

Day Park with a quaint water fall and

surrounding gardens.

Country Heritage Park: tractors and

cool steam era machinery.

Crawford Lake: Enjoy a full day of

celebrating Canada's Aboriginal past,

present and future.

Springridge Farm: Pumpkins & pies,

Puppet shows, wagon rides, slides and

great fall baking! Take a walk up to the

lookout to see as far as the CN tower &

have fun in the corn trail!

Milton Fair Grounds: Don't miss the 

crash up derby a personal favorite.

Glen Eden: Ride the chair lift at Glen

Eden to the top of the mountain (not 

recommended for small children)

Mountsberg: Take a wagon ride into

the Bison herd!! AWESOME!

Crawford Lake: Take a wagon ride

through the colourful Carolinian forest!

Hilton Falls: Great walk to the falls

and cook hot dogs and marshmallows

at the campfire.

Wagon rides, apple picking and a full

line up of fall baked goods.

Wagon ride out to the rolling apple

orchards! Petting zoo & play structure

for the kids. Great apple pies!

Britannia Rd, @ 5th line: Apple

picking in the heart of Milton!

Country Heritage Park: Find that

unique craft for dozens of craft vendors.

Fun for all ages! Hospital Fundraiser.

Halloween Festival - Scavenger hunt,

fun barn & tons of kids activities.

Halloween Spooktacular. Tickets sold at

the door. 

Terra Greenhouses, 2800 Britannia

Milton: Over 50 local vendors in a

warm tropical greenhouse setting.

Eat well!

Glen Eden: Skiing, snowboarding and

tubing!  Night skiing for as low a $20.

Mountsberg: Visit Santa & Mrs Claus

after a horse drawn sledge ride through

the forest.

Orangeville: Ride the train and have

one and one time with Santa while

taking in the scenery. Magical for young


13629 Guelph Line, Milton. Ride the

train and have one on one time with

Santa while taking in the scenery.

Country Heritage Park: Outdoor

Christmas Nativity Pageant.

Muskoka Heritage Place, Train Station

1240 North Shore Bvld East: This 

replica home is named after the famous

Mohawk who settled at the Head-of-


2168 Guelph line: Lean about the

Ireland family's history and Burlington's

agricultural roots. Step back in time!

Milton: Pottery Finishing & Glass

fusing...great for kids of all ages.

Lynn and her staff are great with kids

of all ages!  Great for birthday parties.

Crawford Lake: A place like no other.

How many parks within an hour of

Toronto boast a meromictic lake

surrounded by a boardwalk and a 15th

century reconstructed Iroquoian village.

Hilton Falls: Hike or bike to falls,

cook hot dogs and marsh mallows at

the campfire. Feed the

sure to ask for bird feed at the gate


9196 Sixth Line, Milton: A true

country pub with with a little golf -

great for kids!  Great Food- Wed &

Fri dinner specials -live music & patio.

Lowville: Watch the Chinook Salmon

run in late October...when the cooler 

and wet weather arrives. Picnics, hiking

and play in the river during summer.

Halton: Dozens of trails to choose.

Limestone House trail in our favorite!

Crawford Lake hiking trail map...we 

enjoy the walk around the lake.

2014 CVC Conservation Area guide

Rockwood: Feeding the ostriches is 

so much fun. Bring your camera!

Cambridge: Discover thousands of free

flying butterflies in a tropical garden!

Also see tarantulas, turtles and other

cool insects-warm getaway in winter! 

Hamilton: Great swim hole, spring fed

quarry lake, 200 ft water slide, water

play rafts and jump off the rocks! 

Camping available too.

Brampton: Swim in the spring fed

lake, paddle boats, canoe, water slide

splash pad.

Hamilton: Swim, fish and camping.

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton: Step

back in time to the mid 1800's, home of

one of Canada's first premiers.  

658 Catharine St N, Hamilton: 

Last of the WW2 tribal class

destroyer ships built in England.

Great for older kids.

9280 Airport Rd. Mount Hope:

Over 40 aircraft and a flight simulator.

St. Jacobs: Huge mix of local

producers, and Old order

Mennonite farmers.

St. Jacobs: The most scenic roads I

have ever traveled in Ontario. Cycle or

drive this 24K route -starts in St.


St. Jacobs: Ride the historic train from

the St. Jacobs Farmer's Market.

1386 Cooper Rd Cambridge: Get up

close to 1,000 exotic birds and animals

that roam freely in the Game Reserves!

Check out the Misumu Bay water park!

425 Bingemans Centre Dr


Awesome Waterpark, Funworx,

Playdium and so much more., Kitchener.

This is totally different - adventure on

your own tube down the Grand River.

Bell Fountain Conservation: Day

Park with a great waterfall and

surrounding park. Drive offers beautiful 


Tottenham: Special events include the

Easter Express, Haunted Halloween

Adventure & the Santa Claus Express.

Rockwood: Towering limestone cliffs,

caves and glacial potholes, including

one of the world's largest, are a few of

the natural wonders.  105 campsites

with swimming, fishing and canoeing.

Aberfoyle: Canada's Oldest Antique

Market.  Only $2 per adult.

Grand Valley: If you love alpacas like

my daughter, once a year they shear

the alpacas! Contact for details.

Grand Valley:  Ever been to a rodeo...

Small town rodeo...but the real deal!

Grand River: Champion of Champions

Pow Wow held at Six Nations the 4th

weekend in July each year.

Kitchener: for the history buffs...step

back in time to this 1877 Victorian


Elora: River tubing, hiking, swimming

& camping. Picnic areas and sandy


Elora: Ontario's most beautiful

village... quaint shops and

restaurants. Stay at the Elora Mill


Lake Erie: Amazing sandy

swimming in the ocean. Spacious

camping sights.

Lake Erie: Warm shallow sandy beach.

Great place to rent a cottage or camp. 

Lake Erie: Laid back beach town with

a warm sandy beach. Mini putt and hit

up the Arbor for great hot dog lunch!

Early Morning - Start in Niagara

View it from American or Canadian

side. Either side is great, different


Start early for better parking, less

crowds and shorter line-ups. 

Canadian side: Park at Table Rock.

Start with Journey behind the Falls and

walk down to the Maid of the Mist

US Side: Cave of the winds and Maid of

the Mist are a must!

Midday-North on Niagara Parkway

Whirlpool Aero Car gondola ride over

the Whirlpool rapids. (Must like heights)

Botanical Gardens located at the 

Butterfly Conservatory.


Queenston Heights: Brock's

Monument stands 185 feet tall and the

largest monument of it's kind in


Situated on the site Battle of Queenston

Heights. Climb the 235 steps to a

spectacular view of the Niagara River.

Drop by Inniskillin or Reif wineries on

your way to:.

Niagara-on-the Lake: Built between

1796 and 1802, the fort served as the

British Army Headquarters during the

War of 1812. Musket Demonstrations!

Get here by 3:30 to explore the fort.


Niagara-on-the-Lake: Explore the

shops and restaurants of this historic


Casual Dinner

Our favorite place is to eat is the Old

Angel Inn... oldest pub in Ontario

(and it's a little haunted).

Angel Inn Ale with fries with curry!

Irish Harp has great food too - lively!

After Dinner

Before dusk talk a stroll down to Fort

Mississauga located within the NOTL

golf course. NOTL's hidden gem!

Late Evening

Niagara-on-the-Lake: 2 hour

candlelight ghost walk through the fort.