Skip to main content
Bronte Creek

Bronte Creek


Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Nature Centre - Open Weekends Fall / Winter October 8, 2016 April 1, 2017 Acessed from Parking lot C - behind the Playbarn

The Nature Centre will be open during the fall/winter 2016.

Open weekends 11-4.

Visitors of all ages will enjoy the displays and hands on activities in the various room.  Live animals, costumes and activities are on display to engage visitors in learning about the nature in Bronte Creek. Kids can earn a "Park Ranger" badge by learning with us or just stop by to chat with a park staff about recently seen birds or wildlife sightings.

Victorian Christmas at Bronte Creek December 3, 2016 December 18, 2016 Parking lot F - Main Festival Area. Tours, actives, games, farm animals and Santa's workshop. Parking Lot C - Gift store and holiday cafe Free wagon rides available between

Victorian Christmas Festival 2016

Saturdays and Sunday in December leading up to the Holidays

December 3-4, 10-11, and 17 - 18.

10am – 4pm each day

A very special holiday treat awaits you and your family! Take a step back in time to the year 1900 to visit a Victorian homestead during the Christmas season. Spruce Lane Farm at Bronte Creek Provincial Park will be trimmed and decorated in all its seasonal splendor.

Get ready for a truly unique, private visit with Santa. There are Victorian costumes for the whole family to easily slip over top of their clothes. Then enjoy a private visit with Santa as our photographer captures the whole experience. All the pictures (10-25 images) are yours to take home on a souvenir USB stick included in the price. Cost $15 per family (6 people)

Your Victorian Christmas experience will also include traditional Christmas games and activities, designed for all different age groups from toddlers to adults. Make hands-on crafts with daily special feature crafts where you will get to see and use historic tools and skills to create your own take home souvenirs.

Enjoy touring the elegantly decorated Spruce Lane Farmhouse and experience seasonal stories and songs in the parlor, learning about the holiday traditions of the Victorian era! You can also wander at your leisure around Spruce Lane Farm where you will find a variety of friendly farm animals.

Tractor rides are free and will take you to our Gift Shoppe and Holiday café where you can purchase the perfect tree ornament or stocking stuffer. You can shop while your family enjoys a sweet and delicious funnel cake with a hot chocolate before returning home.

No Reservations required.

Access to most of the Christmas attractions are included in daily vehicle permit or Ontario Park seasonal pass, unless otherwise stated.


Games and activates for all ages Heritage take home crafts Full decorated Victorian house Costumed Staff Lots of family photo opportunities Heritage farm and animals Free wagon rides Gift Store * Holiday Café* Warm apple cider and fresh treats*

Private family visits with Santa includes Victorian costumes for use during visit, photos and a USB memory stick $15.00 per family/ 6 people.

*purchases at gift store/ food not included in daily vehicle rate.

** Other park services and activities available during December:

Hiking trails, cross-country ski trails, tobogganing, Children’s Farm and Playbarn.

For more information visit:

You can also call 905-827-6911

Maple Syrup Festival March 4, 2017 March 26, 2017 1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville, Ontario

Maple Syrup Festival 2017

Weekends in March and the Week of March Break.

March 4-5, 11-19 and 2-27

Festival Open: 9:30am - 3:00pm

We specialize in the history of maple syrup presented on a heritage farm from 1900.The festival heritage staff dress in historical attire and will help to immerse you in the history and culture of maple syrup. Attractions include: pancake house, fresh maple candy, fresh maple taffy, guide tours of maple lane, gift shoppe, wagon rides, farm animals, historical tours, family activities and more.

Admission Costs

$17.00 per car

$62.50 per bus (any vehicle with 14+ seating)

Also available at additional cost to purchase:

Pancake meal $4.00 small meal to $30 Family Platter (feeds 4) Gift store, taffy, fresh maple sugar. Pony rides and Maple Kettle Corn.

For more information visit:

You can also call 905-827-6911