We've made it halfway through winter! February has arrived and with it comes one of the season's favourite holidays…Family Day! Residents of Hamilton are fortunate to have access to a variety of fun events taking place across the city – here are details about a few Family Day events the whole family will love.
For the young history buffs in the family, Dundurn National Historic Site is a great option. Take part in a guided tour of over 40 rooms in Dundurn Castle and discover what it was like to live and play above the stairs and work and live below the stairs. Visitors will enjoy interactive activities during the tour and sample a variety of historic goodies made in the kitchen. Open February 15 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Regular admission rates apply. Adults: $11.50, Seniors/Youth: $9.50, Children: $6, Infants: Free, Family: $30
If your kids love classic movies, bring them to Whitehern Historic House and Garden for Family Day Comedy Classics on February 15 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. You'll have the opportunity to tour the beautiful McQuesten home as it was in 1939 before heading to the renovated Stable to enjoy short comedy classic films such as The Little Rascals, The Three Stooges and Laurel and Hardy. Regular admission rates apply. Adults: $7, Seniors/Youth: $6, Children: $5, Infants: Free, Family: $20
For a day filled with excitement, head to Canadian Warplane Museum February 13 -15 for the 8th annual Hamilton Kids Fest! Kids can let their imaginations run wild as they sail a pirate ship, drive a race car or navigate a safari at Canada's largest indoor inflatable festival. There will also be stage shows, a skateboard making workshop, ceramic painting, vendor marketplace and over 40,000 square feet of Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum exhibits. Admission: Kids $25, Adults $10. Visit http://kids-fest.ca to purchase tickets.
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