Community Events, Fundraisers and Family Activities in Milton and Halton Region for July 2019

Summer is officially here! School year done and now you have to find things to keep the littles busy so you can stay sane! There is so much to do this summer in the Halton region, that it may be difficult to choose what to do first! Not to mention some great date night choices for you and your partner!

Milton Canada Day

July 1, 2019  11:30am  Milton Fairgrounds

The largest attended one day event in Milton will provide an array of exciting activities to include fantastic live music, wide variety of entertainment, diverse food choices, arts and crafts, fun activities for all ages, and the finale featuring spectacular fireworks under the stars. Admission is FREE, however donations at the gate are appreciated!

Oakville's 2019 Canada Day Celebration

July 1, 2019 6pm - 10:30pm  Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park

Join us for an evening celebration starting at 6 p.m., with the fireworks show at 10 p.m. (weather permitting). Bring a blanket or lawn chair and get to the park early to ensure a great seat for the fireworks over the water. Family activities, music and food trucks will start in the park at 6 p.m. Road closures and parking restrictions will be in effect before and during the event.


Canada Day presented by Canadian Tire Burlington Stores

July 1, 2019  2pm - 10pm  Spencer Smith Park

Bring your national pride to Burlington's Canada Day celebration and enjoy free Canadian-inspired activities and entertainment at a beautiful lakeside setting. Entertainment includes Bharatham Academy of Indian Dance, Official welcome by Mayor Marianne Meed Ward, elected official and others featuring the Burlington Teen Tour Band and Japanese Taiko and Music Group, White Pine Dancers, Symphony on the Bay, Johannes Linstead, Fireworks. Park Activities include Yoga by the Pier, Canada Day 5k Run and Citizenship Ceremony. Enjoy numerous other event highlights including: stilt walkers, face painters, hair artists, giant inflatables, sampling booths, great food, vendors and lots of true Canadian spirit!


2019 Canada Day Fireworks

July 1, 2019  9:30pm - 11pm  Fairy Lake

The Acton Fire Fighters Association once again is hosting the Canada Day Fireworks in Acton on holiday Monday, July 1st! Bring your neighbours and maybe your city friends who have never witnessed the Best Small Town Fireworks show around. Let the new people know that the show is about 25-30 minutes long, setting off fireworks over the calm reflection of Fairy Lake. Cost: "Donate at the Gate"


Get Back to Nature Weekend

July 5, 2019  Toronto West KOA  8am - 12pm

Deep breath in and out! It's time to smell the outdoors as we get back to nature at the Toronto West KOA! We invite all guests to join us in an interactive animal session! Everyone will have the opportunity to meet some of the animals you may find around the area! Come by the Kampstore and pick up our scavenger hunt you just might see some interesting things and don't forget our earthy crafts held Saturday throughout the day!



July 5 - 7, 2019  1pm  Milton Fairgrounds

Milton Rib Fest is bringing the BEST BBQ in CANADA right to your back yard! Come join us for a weekend full of food, fun, and entertainment; our attractions for KIDS & ADULTS will keep the whole family busy! Check out our NEW Craft Beer Market featuring: Flying Monkeys, Barnstormer Brewing, Iconic Brewing, Highlander Brewing, Naughty Otter + MORE. FREE Admission, FREE Parking, Best BBQ in Canada, All NEW Craft Beer Market, Wine & Spirits Area, Kids Zone, Life-size Board Games, Backyard BBQ Games, Variety of Food & Beverage Vendors and much more!


Outdoor Movie Night: A Dog's Way Home

July 6, 2019  8:45pm - 11pm  Brookville Ball Park

Campbellville Community Association would love for you to join us for an exciting FREE night out! This is our 1st of 3 movie nights scheduled this summer. Special thanks to Milton Community Fund!
The public has spoken and want to experience A Dog's Way Home. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, neighbours and friends for a movie under the stars! Concessions will be available for purchase. Free popcorn for members of the Campbellville Community Association. Movie start time is ~ 9pm.


Fiddlestix Band- Chudleigh's Farm

July 6, 2019  7pm - 10pm  Chudleigh's Farm

Don't Miss being outside at Chudleigh's Farm to enjoy an amazing evening of foot stomping music by Fiddlestix! Great date night idea!


Burlington Downtown Car Show

July 6, 2019  10am - 4pm  Downtown Burlington

5th annual Celebration of the Automobile in downtown Burlington Ontario. Over 200 unique, rare and exotic cars on display. Vendors, local merchant sidewalk sales and lots of restaurants line the street. Live music at Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Family event, something for everyone.


The Secret Gardens of Milton

July 7, 2019  10am - 5pm  Milton District Horticultural Society

Take a tour through nine, gorgeous, town and country gardens. Four gardens in town and four in the country. The ninth garden showcases the brand new Milton Hospital “Serenity Garden’, planted and maintained by the Society’s volunteers. One of the many community gardens the Society looks after to help beautify Milton. Highlights of the Tour: Tour some of the Milton’s beautiful private gardens, Converse with our experienced Horticulture Society’s members, Discover useful insights on design and planting ideas, Soak up and enjoy the beauty of the gardens. This self-guided tour comes with a booklet describing the gardens and driving route suggestions. Start where you choose and proceed at your own pace. The tour takes place rain or shine (no refunds are offered as this is a fundraiser for the not-for-profit Society). Stop for lunch at a favorite restaurant along the route; several are included in the booklet. Take time to enjoy each garden.


4th Annual Ladies Play Day

July 8, 2019  2pm - 9pm  Crosswinds Golf and Country Club

Join us for our 4th Annual Ladies Play Day! Beginning at 2:00 pm, this fantastic ladies only event will include light appetizers, a fun 9-hole scramble golf tournament, exciting on-course games and activation's, a delicious dinner with wine, silent auction, prizes and more! Registration is now open! 


100 Who Who Care Milton - 3rd Annual Meeting

July 10, 2019  6:30pm - 7:30pm  Boston Pizza

What if you could be a part of a group of women that aims to raise $10,000 for a Milton based charity in under an hour? It's simple: We meet. We connect. We vote. We donate. For more information and to become a member please visit our website. Feel free to register as a guest to come out to learn more at our 100 Women Who Care Milton Meeting.


BP Milton Patio Party 2019

July 11, 2019  8pm - 12am  Boston Pizza

We're celebrating summer with our PATIO PARTY! Happening July 11 @ 8pm. Join us for music, prizes and specials at Boston Pizza


NHS Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament

July 13, 2019  12:15pm - 9pm Turtle Creek Golf Club

We want to support and give local under funded children the opportunity to get in to sports by hosting a charity golf game with proceeds going to the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program. We Rise By Lifting Others. Play as a single or as a team or join us for just the dinner and draws. 18 holes w/Cart, Scramble format, Shotgun start. Drink tickets, Prizes for Mens and Ladies Longest Drive & Closest to Pin. Raffle draws and a 50/50 draw (bring cash). Roast Chicken dinner including 2 salads, seasonal vegetables, baked potato, dessert and coffee.


Bottle Drive Fundraiser for Milton Special Olympic Athletes

July 13, 2019  12pm - 3pm  The Beer Store

Please help support our local Special Olympic Athletes! Take empties to The Beer Store, Maple Ave (Milton - near Home Depot) or email Patsy ( arrange pick up of large quantities



United Way Day at Paramount Fine Foods

July 18, 2019  11am - 8pm  Paramount Fine Foods Milton

Paramount brings a borderless experience of Middle Eastern food culture. Where every occasion is celebrated around good food that is generously served and joyfully shared to bring families, friends and people together creating stronger relationships, moments of happiness and memories of joy.

Paramount will donate 25% from each meal to United Way Halton & Hamilton to support the Milton Community


Burlington Food Truck Festival

July 19 - 21, 2019  Click link for times  Spencer Smith Park

Burlington Food Truck Festival is expanding to 3 days! 40 Food Trucks will be serving up some of the best food from the country, this is a festival you won’t want to miss! Show some of your Burlington love by bringing your friends and family. Oh and don’t forget, there will be FREE ADMISSION, a children’s midway, local performers, cold beer and eating challenges geared to entertain the masses!


Downtown Milton Classic Car Show

July 19, 2019  6pm - 10pm  Downtown Milton

140 classic cars will line the streets of Downtown Milton. There will be live music, extended patios, shopping and prizes. Take a walk through Downtown and you will feel as though you’ve taken a step back in time! Main St. E. will be closed between James St. and Fulton St. for the event. The Downtown Milton Classic Car Show is hosted by the Downtown Milton BIA in partnership with Milton Cruise.


Milton Rib & Craft Beer Fest

July 19 - 21, 2019 Click link for times  Milton Fairgrounds

Get ready for MOUTH WATERING', FINGER LICKIN', BELLY RUBBIN' GOOD BBQ! Wash it all down at our Craft Beer Market featuring the top brewers from across Ontario! With over 35 different beers & beverages on tap you won't leave thirsty. NEW for 2019 is our Craft Beer Lounge where you can hang out & enjoy a unique atmosphere with games & seating.



Summer Fair

July 19 - 21, 2019  Click link for times  Country Heritage Park 

Lots to do this weekend including Beer Garden, Food Vendors, Concert, Heavy Horse Pull, Antique Tractor Pull, Kiddies Pedal Pull, Kids Zone, Grand Parade, Super Pull, Classic Car Show, 4-H Club Lawn Pulls, Mom to Mom Sale, Powder Puff Pull


Family Fishing Derby

July 20, 2019  9am - 12pm  Robert Edmonson Conservation Area

Join us for family fun at Robert Edmondson Conservation Area on July 20th. Bring your little ones and fishing rods for prizes, raffles and fun! No registration is required, gate fees apply. To help preserve our ecosystem, no live bait please. Anglers 18 and older are reminded they need an Ontario Fishing Licence. Free for Halton Parks Members. Regular admissions for non Halton Park members


Summer Sounds Festival

July 20, 2019  11am - 5pm  Victoria Park

Join the Academy of Music for an afternoon of entertainment and fun for the whole family. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket to relax and listen to music or walk around to shop the food & local businesses and check out the free activities for kids. Afternoon entertainment by Academy of Music students & professional bands! A full line-up will be announced soon.


Milton Flower Market

July 27, 2019  10am - 3pm  Victoria Park

Join us for our second Flower market in Milton, ON! Market goers can enjoy this family friendly event in the beautiful grounds of Town Hall, surrounded by the gorgeous sights and smells of fresh flowers and floral products from local florists and growers. Floral vendors will line the pathways of the grounds with gorgeous arrangements and bouquets! Featuring: Elizabeth W Florals, August Tree Farm, kate blooms - florals, Milton District Horticultural Society, Fleurish. Our "Garden Gnome club" will also feature a kids 'Make & Take' craft and scavenger hunt with prizes! Don't miss out on this great day out and don't forget to grab a bunch of flowers for the special mom('s) in your life!


Fight Night in Milton

July 27, 2019  6pm - 10pm  Milton Memorial Arena

We are so excited to announce our first Fight Night in Milton! Join us for a night of live Olympic Boxing action! Doors open at 6pm, fights start at 7pm. Tickets are $20 if you buy online or $25 at the door at the Milton Memorial Arena! Be apart of history and experience Milton's FIRST FIGHT NIGHT! You don't want to miss it!


Outdoor Movie Night: How to Train Your Dragon 3: Hidden World

July 27, 2019  8:30pm - 10:45pm  Brookville Ball Park

Campbellville Community Association would love for you to join us for an exciting FREE night out! Special thanks to Milton Community Fund! Tonight's feature is How to Train Your Dragon 3: Hidden World. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, neighbours and friends for a movie under the stars! Concessions will be available for purchase. Free popcorn for members of the Campbellville Community Association. Movie start time is ~ 9pm.


Try It Series - Rock Climbing

July 28, 2019  Click link for times  Rattlesnake Point

Conservation Halton and ONE AXE Pursuits have teamed up to offer you an introductory rock climbing course at Rattlesnake Point! If you have never tried climbing before and are curious about the activity, this half day course is for you. You will spend half a day at the cliff learning about safety, equipment use and care, basic knots and climbing techniques. This program is well suited for both individuals and families who are looking to try the sport. No previous experience is necessary and all equipment will be provided.