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It can be tricky to find fun and creative things to do for your children or family. The solution? A visit to Oshawa, where there are plenty of exciting adventures waiting around every corner.



Below is an ever-growing list of Oshawa businesses that offer a huge selection of fun, memorable and unique things to do for the whole family. This list is in alphabetical order.


Caravan Bakery

Caravan Bakery is an incorporated family business run by Jamie and Rob Campbell. Caravan Bakery is a wood-fired mobile bake oven offering homemade organic breads, bagels, pizzas and more. Caravan Bakery specializes in sourdough artisanal loaves of bread. The sourdough is handmade with love – our ingredients are organic and sourced locally. Which will provide a taste that you will love.


Canadian Automotive Museum

The Canadian Automotive Museum is home to the world's most significant collection of Canadian automobiles. Located in a former 1920s car dealership in historic downtown Oshawa, the museum is a family-friendly, year-round destination. Check out their website for a full schedule of walking tours, exhibits, guest talks and children's events.


Tribute Communities Centre

Durham Region’s premier sports & entertainment facility includes a full-service restaurant, private suites, club seating, and an Oshawa Generals retail store.

Whether it’s a big-name comedian such as Jerry Seinfeld, a world-class band like KISS or a massive production such as Cirque du Soleil, the Tribute Communities Centre provides world-class entertainment of all types to Oshawa and the Durham Region.


Oshawa Museum

Oshawa Museum is Oshawa's only local history museum located in beautiful Lakeview Park. Enjoy year-round tours of three restored homes with diverse exhibits. Sit in the cafe and shop in our Oshawa and heritage-themed gift shop.


Treetop Eco-Adventure Park

Treetop Eco-Adventure Park is an aerial treetop trekking and zipline park in North Oshawa. There are courses available for all ages. A Jr. Children's course has aerial elements and ziplines for youngsters from ages 3 to 6 years old. They also have 2 different Children's courses and 5 Youth & Adult courses depending on a height reach requirement. All of the courses are self guided with guides on the ground or courses to provide assistance where needed. The Big Zip is a zipline that is 734' in length and can reach speeds up to 35km. Reservations are required.


Santa’s Cottage

Skip the long lines at the mall! Santa’s Cottage offers personalized, appointment only, one-on-one visits with Santa for you and your family.
Included with appointments is access to The Outdoor Gallery. The Outdoor Gallery is filled with incredible photo ops to capture your perfect holiday photo.


Harmony Creek Golf Centre

Harmony Creek Golf Centre offers an 18-hole executive golf course, driving range, mini putt, restaurant, and full-service banquet facility that is open to the public. You’ll experience a great workout for your irons as you navigate their 18 superbly crafted holes and expertly manicured greens.
The driving range offers artificial turf and grass tee stations and the 18 hole mini putt provides fun for the entire family.

When planning a wedding or special occasion party, their picturesque banquet hall, delectable cuisine and excellence in service will create an unforgettable experience.


Battle City Tactical Laser Tag

By merging innovative video game concepts with state-of-the-art equipment, Battle City redefines laser tag. Objective based missions require players to be strategic as they fight their way towards victory. Have your group gear-up at our outdoor venue or we can deploy our Game Wardens to bring the fun to you. Battle City offers reservations for private groups, parties and events.


Parkwood National Historic Site

Parkwood National Historic Site was the home of Col. Samuel McLaughlin, founder of GM Canada. Today Parkwood is a Museum, Event Space, Giftshop and Community Hub within the city of Oshawa.

Everyone in the community is encouraged to stop by and walk our free 11 acres of property, stop in and shop in our giftshop, Take a tour of the mansion or book an event online for one of our many events throughout the year!


Xtreme RC & Raceways

Put your RC to the test on the Xtreme RC & Raceways large indoor track, browse the extensive selection of parts and supplies in the store, or speak with friendly and knowledgeable staff. Open 7 days a week. Rentals and birthday party packages also available.


NEB's Fun World

"We are a family owned entertainment centre located at the north end of Oshawa. We offer a wide range of attractions including, bowling, go-karts, arcade, playground, VR and lots more. We are truly an entertainment destination for all ages. Not to mention we have a full kitchen and bar to fuel you up during your stay 😀😀 Come see us today!!"


Ontario Regiment (RCAC) Museum

The Ontario Regiment Museum houses the largest collection of operational historic military vehicles in Canada. The museum specializes in delivering immersive historical experiences. During events, visitors can see a selection of the museum's vehicles start their engines and roll onto the tank arena. The museum's largest annual event, Aquino Tank Weekend, is one of the largest military events in Canada, with a series of live battle re-enactments, exhibitors, and special guests offering the ultimate military historical experience.

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