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Things To Do

There are so many ways to enjoy your time in Waterdown Village with lots of things to do for the young, old and in-between.

Come for the trails, stay for lunch on the patio. Shop for your home then stock up on food essentials and libations. Bring the family for a visit to the Waterdown Farmers’ Market. Cool down after a challenging cycle with a relaxing massage or treat yourself to a delicious light snack. Take a heritage walking tour followed by afternoon tea. Build, create, make something exciting. Get to know the people behind our unique small businesses. Enjoy an amazing culinary experience at one of our many fantastic restaurants. Close out your day in the Village by sharing a pint or a glass of wine with friends at a local pub.

Whatever you’re looking for… You Can Have it All in Waterdown Village.

A waterfall in the greenbelt, Waterdown Village.


Situated atop the Niagara escarpment and surrounded by rural land to the north, Waterdown Village is a central hub for nearby hiking trails. There are several access points to the Bruce Trail in the vicinity. Catch a trailside view of the Smokey Hollow waterfalls. Enjoy a beautiful woodland walk through the Waterdown North Wetland Trails (Joe Sams Leisure Park) – great lookout spot for birdwatchers and even the famous Blue Alligator. End your hike with a satisfying meal at a local eatery. You’ve earned it!

People riding bikes in the summer in Waterdown Village.


Cyclists will love the challenge of climbing Snake Road or touring rural roads. Or take a more casual ride along the Borer’s Creek Trail or the paved path through Joe Sam’s Leisure Park. Many out-of-town cycling groups love training and pedalling their way around Flamborough, and look forward to fuelling with a snack and rest stop in the Village.

People walking the sidewalk in Waterdown Village with a stroller during the fall in front of the Maple Lawn House


Waterdown Village’s charming commercial district, heritage buildings and nearby natural assets provide lovely routes to stroll and explore.
Someone skateboards at a skatepark in Waterdown Village.


Adjacent to the BIA district, Waterdown Memorial Park (200 Hamilton St. N.) is the community’s gathering place with something for everyone – playground, splash pad, ball fields, outdoor skating loop, pavilion and paved walking trail.

Actors on stage performing at the Village Theatre in Waterdown.


If spectating is more your thing, take in a live theatre performance, a nighttime parade or visit a gallery. Don’t forget to make a dinner reservation for before or after.

Rotary Club at the Waterdown Village Annual Treat and Pet Walk


There are many non-profit and community organizations to become affiliated with. Join a local local service group or volunteer as a way of giving back to the Waterdown Community and meeting new neighbours.