A happy family at a free family-friendly event in Oshawa

Oshawa ranked as one of the best cities to move to with affordable housing, a low crime rate perfect for families to settle down in, its proximity to Toronto and many more reasons that all make up why anyone would want to live in this constantly growing city. Oshawa gives yet another opportunity for an amazing reason to move or even visit - incredibly free family-friendly events. 

The excellent recreational activities and outstanding public transit make for a great combo as to why you would consider moving or taking a trip to the city. Today we’ll just be looking at some of the many free family-friendly events in Oshawa. 

Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens 

An entirely free, beautiful place to visit with the family made perfect with a sunny stroll through stunning colours of vibrant flowerbeds. Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens makes for an unforgettable experience as you soak in the gorgeous peony gardens with over 300 varieties of flowers to take in.

The daylily collections which translates to “beauty for a day” will leave you and the kids in awe as you come to love these blossoming beauties. 

On-going development of the beautiful gardens is well underway and is packed with a variety of beautiful trails to walk through and waterfalls to fall in love with.

Linton’s Farm Market

Another incredible free, family-friendly event in Oshawa is the Linton’s Farm Market. While this may only be open seasonally in the summer and fall - there’s nothing better than seeing your kids get excited about the upcoming strawberry picking and pumpkin patches they’ve been looking forward to for months. 

A large, gorgeous farm that sells a variety of fresh products like home grown vegetables, fruit, cheese, honey, maple syrup, jams, preserves, and many more for you to take home and savour. 

The sprawling pumpkin patch in October includes a giant corn maze to run around in for the whole family or just the kids. Not to mention a long list of activities for the kids to take part in like:

  • Corn bowling
  • Giant sand pit
  • Tricycle track
  • Rubber duck races
  • Giant slide
  • Tight rope
  • Pepper’s Puppet House

Lakeview Park

Nestled alongside glistening Lake Ontario - Lakeview Park is a beautifully charming community home to several heritage properties, including the 1917 Parkwood Estate.

The picturesque landscape of the gorgeous lake is the perfect backdrop to a stunning community park open to the public as a fully free, family-friendly place to enjoy.

Connected to incredible recreational trails like the Joseph Kolodzie Oshawa Creek Bike Path and the Waterfront Trail, you're never at a shortage of scenic routes to take a hike through with the entire family. 

Right nearby a perfect mix of Oshawa’s vibrant and thriving downtown, rich culture of the historic Oshawa Community Museum, and all the outdoor joys the city has to offer with McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve - Lakeview Park has it all. 

Visit all the beauty that free family-friendly events in Oshawa have to offer today or take a trip to these worthwhile locations with the family today if you already live in the area.

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