Warmer weather is just around the corner, and with spring arriving soon, it is the perfect time to get your family out of the house to enjoy some quality time together! Create memories with your loved ones while having fun at some of these Oshawa Springtime activities your whole family will enjoy!

Free Family Sundays at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery

If you are looking for a fun and interactive way to engage your children in the arts, every second Sunday the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa offers a free family fun day. Your family can participate in a wide range of artistic activities, paired with the themes of some of the galleries on display. So bring your family for an afternoon of creative fun, and make beautiful art together!

Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival

Spend a day in the fresh spring air, surrounded by nature and the sweet aroma of pancakes and maple syrup! The annual Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival is a fun and educational activity the whole family can enjoy! With horse-drawn wagon rides, maple syrup boiling demonstrations, and a pancake and maple syrup meal, this spring event is something everyone in the family can indulge in! The event runs March 8-10, 13-17, 23-24, and 30-31, and admission is $6.00 in advance or $7.00 at the door.

Night at the Museum: Earth Hour

Every year on March 30, the world turns their lights and electronics off to raise awareness about the earth and how to protect it. This year, spend your Earth Hour in the dark after hours at Henry House in Oshawa. The Night at the Museum: Earth Hour will teach your family about life before electricity through stories told by costumed guides. The Oshawa Power Corporation will also be there with free giveaways for the whole family! So enjoy some quality time learning together, without the distraction of electronic devices, and make this Earth Hour one to remember!

Hike the Trails

The Canadian wilderness can be a magical place in the spring, and Oshawa is home to many trails the whole family can enjoy together! Whether you spend a leisurely afternoon walking along the 11 KM Waterfront Trail, or you escape to the McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve for the day, Oshawa has a trail to suit your family’s needs! So grab your spring jacket, pack a picnic, and enjoy a day together in the wilderness!

Free Family Fun Day at Oshawa Civic Square

Enjoy a day filled with family-friendly activities and a free pancake breakfast, featuring Paw Patrol and Minion characters! On March 18, from 9 AM until noon, Oshawa Civic Square will host a Free Family Fun Day, packed full of fun for children of all ages! There will also be a free family skate with Minions and Olaf from Frozen at the Tribute Communities Centre from 10-11:50 AM. So grab your skates, bundle up, and enjoy some quality time together, enjoying a free day of fun activities!

Whether your family is looking for some artistic inspiration or you would prefer to spend the day outside, spring in Oshawa is the perfect time of year to find activities that everyone in your family can enjoy! For more ideas on family-friendly activities in Oshawa, visit the Falconcrest Homes Blog.

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