The AnswerPlus August Family Fun Guide 2022

by | Jul 29, 2022 | Blog, Resource

There is no shortage of fun-filled activities for the whole family near our offices in Hamilton, Toronto, Montreal and Edmonton. We created a list of 18 local fun events, festivals, and activities in August with the help of our team located across Canada. 

Whether you’re into culture or nature, sports or music festivals, there’s something for everyone on this list. And if none of these events are near you, we hope they inspire you to start your own summer tradition—or take a spontaneous road trip! Please click on the links to learn more about the time, location, and cost for each event.

1. Go berry picking!

Berry picking season usually runs until early September so you still have time to stop by a pick your own farm-fresh blueberries, strawberries, and Apples. Some locations are appointment only, so make sure you check before you go!

2. Have some fun on the water

Relax, paddle at your own pace, and spend some quality time with your family.

4. Catch a free show outdoors

Enjoy a wide variety of music by the water. All of these shows are free!

 5. Beat the heat at a waterpark

Slip, slide and splash  your way through the dog days of summer.

6. Go to a CFL game and cheer on your team

Go TiCats Go! To view the CFL Season schedule click here.

7. Catch a Blue Jays game at the Rogers Centre

To view the Blue Jays season schedule, click here.

8. Plan a picnic in the park

We chose our favourite picnic spots with the best views and ample green space for whatever you have planned!

9. Pick up some goodies at the farmers market

There are so many options to choose from you could hit up a different farmers market every week in August!

10. Go for a stroll in a botanical garden

Take a tour of these breathtaking gardens and nature sanctuaries.

11. Watch some Shakespeare in the park!

Enjoy the magic of live theatre. All of these shows are PWYC or free!

12. Go camping or hiking in a national park

Discover a Parks Canada location near you!

13. Or go camping in your backyard

Don’t forget to make s’mores!

14. Watch a movie under the stars

Grab a blank and some snacks and sit back and enjoy the show!

15. Reach new heights on a zipline

Thrill seekers unite! Go treetop-trekking or try the first urban zipline in Canada and experience Montreal from a bird’s eye view.

16. Take in some culture for free

Spend your evening learning about art, culture and history.

17. Try a new dish

 Indulge in flavour and festivities! All events are free admission. 

18. Spend some quality time with family

Before you’re busy with back-to-school routines bring the whole family to one of these unique events!

At AnswerPlus we believe in having fun, supporting local, and celebrating our community.