Things to do in Peel and Halton Region with Kids

Keeping kids busy, entertained and having fun can be a challenge so we have come to the rescue with our Local Events Calendar. The caledar highlights all the fun activities for families in the Peel and Halton Region and helps parents plan fun things to do with kids in Brampton, Mississauga, Caledon, Georgetown, Milton and Oakville. 

Our Calendar focuses on family-friendly events for all ages near you. 

We include all the details of the events and try to keep our lists updated, however please check the organizer website for any updates.

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Christmas at the Heatherlea Farm

Heatherlea Farm 17049 Winston Churchill Boulevard, Caledon

Local Artisan Goods & More! Join us for our annual ‘Christmas at the Farm’. This event is at the farm and admission is FREE! Christmas at the Farm is an in-store and online shopping experience featuring local foods and foodie-related giftware happening from November 19th – December 19th, 2021. – featuring local artisan’s goods for the holidays …

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The Augmented Reality Holiday Hunt

Centennial Square Oakville

Explore the streets of Downtown Oakville on an Augmented Reality scavenger hunt for your chance to win $1000. Santa is supporting local this year! Explore the streets of Downtown Oakville on an Augmented Reality scavenger hunt to find Santa and his friends. Collect all 8 characters hiding at secret locations throughout Downtown for your chance …

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Grinch Grotto

Square One 100 City Centre Dr, Mississauga

All locations will be practicing COVID-19 safety guidelines 2021, you’ve been a mean one!  This year, celebrate the holiday season like never before with an exclusive visit to the Grinch’s Cave at Square One Shopping Centre! Each party will have a private meet and greet experience with The Grinch!  You’ll have time to strike some …

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Magical Christmas Forest

Kortright Centre 9550 Pine Valley Dr, Woodbridge

Escape into the Magical Christmas Forest at the Kortright Centre and experience a winter wonderland filled with lights, activities and treats for the whole family. Who is it for? all-ages This is an entirely outdoor experience, so please come dressed for the weather. We ask that all visitors adhere to their selected time slot, as …

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Country Bright

country heritage park 8560 Tremaine Road, Milton

Country Bright Encounter whimsical displays, life size snow globes and familiar characters as you stroll through listening to your favourite holiday tunes. Immerse yourself in a charming country setting with 19th century barns and natural scenery brought to life through lights and sound under a winter nighttime sky.   Tickets are available online only   …

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Lunch with Santa at Downey’s Farm

Downey's Farm 13682 HEART LAKE RD, Caledon

Each year, Santa makes a special trip from the North Pole to Downey’s Farm.  He will be dressing extra warm as Santa and Santa's Helpers will be outside experiencing Christmas at the farm.  A visit with Christmas at the Farm includes*:   Wagon Ride Hot Chocolate & Cookie Private meet and greet, socially distanced visit with …

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Winterfest at Wonderland

Canada's Wonderland 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Vaughan

WinterFest offers a new season of holiday fun at Canada’s Wonderland where guests will be treated to an immersive holiday experience taking place on select dates beginning November 13. Book and guarantee your 30-minute session on the date and time slot chosen for ice skating. Limited availability per day and per skating session. Sessions are …

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Storytime with Santa

Skywalk at Union 7 Station Street, Toronto

Santa’s Village TO is a unique interactive Meet and Greet experience with Santa Claus and his elves. Participants will pre-register online for a dedicated 45-minute time slot, which includes an interactive storytime & photo-op experience with Santa. Participants will also have the opportunity during their visit to send letters to the North Pole using Santa’s mailbox …

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Lights and Ice Winterfest

PORT CREDIT MEMORIAL PARK 40 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga

Come join us to celebrate 25 years of the Mississauga Waterfront Festival, captured in lights and ice! From December 3rd to December 12th, Port Credit Memorial Park will be transformed into a winter wonderland, full of spectacular ice sculptures and lights. On the weekends you will have the chance to see the ice sculptures live …

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Kerr Village Tree Lighting

Westwood Park 170 Wilson Street, Oakville

The tree-lighting ceremony will take place at 4:30 pm Sat, Dec. 4, an afternoon that will feature a visit by Santa and Mrs. Claus, the elves and Christmas music. Also featuring a Holiday Pop-Up Market and live musical entertainment Dec 3 and 4.


Christmas Town

Mountsberg 2259 Millburough Line, Campbellville

Mountsberg Conservation Area is pleased to present Christmas Town, a magical visit with Santa in his woodland hideaway! While the program has undergone some changes in response to the ongoing pandemic, we are pleased to be able to offer a more traditional version of the program than was possible in 2020. Your Christmas Town experience …

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Breakfast with Santa Streetsville

Mississauga Convention Centre 75 Derry Road West, Mississauga

Join us at the 4th annual Streetsville Christmas Breakfast DRIVE-THRU fundraiser in benefit of Eden Food For Change. Date: Saturday, December 04, 2021 Time: 8am-11am Location: Mississauga Convention Centre (Hurontario/Derry) Meals: Adults = $25 Kids = FREE! 100% of Funds Raised support Eden Food for Change

Christmas Market Oakville

Bristol Circle 2700 Bristol Cir, Oakville

Christmas Market is officially making its return. This time ... it's over 2 days (Friday and Saturday). Dec 3 | 6pm to 9:30pm Dec 4 | 9am to 5pm $5 per Person Admission at the Door *Masks Required *Physical Distancing Required

Mono Mills Christmas Market

Mono Mills 60 Richmond St, Caledon

We have an amazing toonie raffle with prizes that have been thoughtfully donated by local businesses! There is also an amazing colouring contest for ALL ages. The colouring contest will close December 11th and you can pick up sheets as well as submit them at the market. Local businesses have donated amazing prizes and there …

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Indigenous Artisans Market

country heritage park 8560 Tremaine Road, Milton

Kids crafts, raffles, music and fun to lead us into the solstice!

Georgetown Holiday Market

Downtown Georgetown BIA 66 Mill Street, Halton Hills

The holidays are right around the corner! The Downtown Georgetown BIA is excited to announce that it will be hosting Holiday Market 2021! To usher you into the holiday shopping season, a selection of unique vendors - including some of your favorites from the popular Georgetown Farmers Market - will be selling a variety of …

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A Magical Wizarding Holiday

BENARES HISTORIC HOUSE 1507 Clarkson Road North, Mississauga

The holidays are an extra magical time in the wizarding world. Join us at Benares to enjoy some wizarding world themed holiday activities. About this event The Museums of Mississauga are marking the season with a slate of festive holiday offerings! Book a tour of Benares Historic House and see the house decorated for Christmas. …

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Brampton Carriage Rides

Brampton City Hall 2 Wellington Street West, Brampton

From 6:00pm until 9:00pm City Hall Steps (Main St S) $25.12 per group 4-5 people per group Enjoy the Sparkling lights and holiday festivities of the season with a holiday carriage ride through downtown every Friday, Saturday and Sunday as as every day during Boxing week. Carriage Rides depart in front of City Hall and …

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Forgetful Elf Drive Thru

Albion Hills 16500 Peel Regional Rd 50, Caledon

Join us at Albion Hills Conservation Park in Caledon for a 5.6 km route drive-through Christmas experience with “The Forgetful Elf”. A map and an audio story will be provided for a self-guided experience from the comfort of your car. Tour the grounds and discover the natural beauty of the property, looking for Santa’s lost …

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Toronto Santa Claus Parade


Toronto Santa Claus Parade (VIRTUAL) – Saturday, December 4th @ 7pm on CTV / CTV2 The Original Santa Claus Parade has been a central part of the holidays in Toronto for 117 years. The support of the City of Toronto, our volunteers, our sponsors and the community have been unwavering throughout our history, and in …

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