A go-to list of family activities and events in London in June, 2021.
You can cast a line and reel in that big catch at Ontario Provincial Parks. However, please obey any fishing location restrictions in the park as well as all public health guidelines on group sizes and physical distancing.
Enjoy License Free Fishing on June 19 – 20, 2021. Fishing regulations and other rules still apply during license free days and National Park fishing license is required to fish in Canadian National Parks.
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Park It At The Market
Enjoy evenings of great eats, live entertainment and local vendors! Details
Wednesday & Thursday | 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Queen’s Park, 900 King Street, London
Drive-In for Thrive-In Kids
Drive-In for Thrive-In Kids from your own home! Park yourself in a comfy spot and tune in virtually to support a great cause. Join us on June 18th for a night of fun featuring a pre-show party, the original Jurassic Park movie, and a silent auction. Snacks included! Details
Friday, June 18, 2021 | 07:00 PM – 09:45 PM
$25.00 for an at home movie package that includes a snack package, link to watch party, and access to a silent auction.
Have fun Splashing
Bring the little ones down to Storybook Gardens’ On The Riverbank Splash Pad and beat the heat! Let your kids run around and get sprayed, splashed, and dumped on as they cool off from the summer heat. Details
Storybook Gardens’ On The Riverbank Splash Pad, Storybook Lane, London
Drawing class Cartoon/Comic Art
This class is for youth that already loves to draw. You will learn the in’s and out’s of cartoon drawing for comic book illustrating. Come, develop, and advance your own unique style. Bring a sketchbook, assortment of pencils, markers, eraser, and other drawing tools. Ages 10 & up. Details
Saturdays, June 5, 12, 19, 26, 2021 | 2:30 PM
$15; $40 for all 4 classes
Father’s Day Tea Box
Experience a delightful afternoon tea from the comfort of your home. Enjoy a unique blend of strawberry tea with subtle notes of orange pekoe which compliments an assortment of sweets deserts. A thoughtful gift for the fathers and the men in your life. Details
Sunday, June 20, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Eldon House, 481 Ridout Street North, London
$25.00 – $28.00 incl. HST
Brain Tumour Walk
On June 27, 2021, join the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada for live-streamed opening ceremonies and gather a group of family and friends to #EndBrainTumours.
The Brain Tumour Walk Program raises money to fund brain tumour research, support services, trusted information, and advocacy to help brain tumour patients and survivors live longer, better, and with hope. Details
June 27, 2021
Wherever you are
Fun at the Adventure Farm
Take the kids to the Clovermead Adventure Farm! Whether it’s cooling off at the Splish Splashpad, getting lost in the cedar maze, or visiting the goats and chickens at the animal barn, Clovermead has activities for the whole family. Details
Monday – Saturday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Clovermead Honey Shop & Adventure Farm, 11302 Imperial Road, Aylmer
Only visit places nearer to you due to Covid-19.
Fun at East Park Golf
Golf and Driving Range and Mini Golf are open at the East Park! The tee times must be booked online. East Park also has a Foot Golf course. FootGolf is a combination of soccer and golf where players kick a soccer ball into a cup in as few shots as possible.
East Park also has a 1,800 feet of g0-kart racing track that will thrill both novice and experienced drivers. Also check out their batting cages that are equipped with a Slowpitch and Baseball. Details
Golf | Daily | 7:00 AM – Dusk
Driving Range | Daily | 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Mini Golf | Daily | 9:00 AM – Dusk
Foot Golf | Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday | 7:00 AM – Dusk
Batting Cages & Go-karts | Weekdays | 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM; Saturdays & Sundays | 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
East Park Golf, 1275 Hamilton Road, London
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Movies Under the Stars: Parking Lot Edition
Enjoy the night watching movies on the big screen! Details
Grand Trunk Shops Parking Lot, 105 St Patrick St, Stratford
Esmaa Mohamoud: To Play in the Face of Certain Defeat
Join a virtual tour as artist Esmaa Mohamoud and curator Matthew Kyba present the works in To Play in the Face of Certain Defeat. Taking inspiration from the African American writer Ralph Ellison, artist Esmaa Mohamoud explores the ways in which Black bodies at once appear―and yet are rendered metaphorically invisible―within the spaces they navigate. Details
FCLMA Jazz, Classical & World Music Awards Gala
Annual FCLMA Classical, Jazz & World Music Awards Gala.
Ft performances by: Mark Swan Music Quartet
Marque W. A. Smith Tony Deluca Anthony Borek
Rant Maggie Rant
King’s University College Chamber Choir
Rachelle Courtney – Jazz Vocalist
And a special performance by the Middlesex-London Health Unit #Allstars. Details
June 6, 2021
19th Annual Forest City London Music Awards
Presented by Unifor Canada with performances by Lost in Japan, Thunder Queens, Typo & King Cruff, Leanne Mayer, CJ Lee, and Patrick James Clark. Details
June 12, 2021
Covent Garden Market
Shop the local produce and wares from Covent Garden Market! Shop flowers, decor, food, produce, and more. Details
Monday to Saturday | 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
130 King Street, London
See public art
Looking for something new to do in London while keeping the recommended physical distance? Check out some of London‘s public art features! You can see many of them from your car or on a walk around the city.
Aeolian Phoenix Sessions Present…
The Aeolian Phoenix Sessions are intended to provide patrons with a cross-section of the music going experience. From classical to jazz, rock to country, and bluegrass to folk, the Sessions aim to bring music back into your home and heart. Details
Alex Baerg | June 4, 2021 | 2:30 PM
The Fitzgeralds | June 11, 2021 | 7:30 PM
The Rebekah & Jurecka Duo | June 25, 2021 | 7:30 PM
Valdy | June 23, 2021 | 7:30 PM
$20 For A One Month Subscription
Head to the Boler Mountain
The Boler Mountain Treetop Adventure Park is open! Enjoy zip-lining and mountain bike trails. Details
Thursday to Sunday | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Boler Mountain, 689 Griffith Street, London
Cycling is a great way to exercise and also to explore new places and well-trod paths. So wheel out your bicycle and check out the bike paths and lanes in London. Bike Map
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The Father’s Day Walk/Run for Prostate Cancer
June 20th marks the 23rd Annual walk/run for prostate cancer. This signature event is one of Prostate Cancer Foundation BC (PCFBC) largest fundraisers which allows us to continue to promote awareness, assist support groups, and support research. Details
Sunday, June 20, 2021
Wherever You Are, Canada
Free to $35
Dish On Food Cooking Class
Join Growing Chefs! Ontario’s Executive Chef, Katherine Jones, as she guides you through local and seasonal recipes. Details
June 11, 2021 | 6:30 PM
Free to register
Hike or Discover Nature Attractions in London
London has a lot of green spaces that can be enjoyed. Springbank Park, Sifton Bog, Meadowlily Woods, Thames Valley Parkway and Thames Park are a few of the popular green spaces. Check out one of these Nature Attractions and Hiking trails in and around London.
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RESOLUTION: A Century of Photographic Art
Enjoy a virtual tour of Resolution: A Century of Photographic Art with narration by curator Cassandra Getty. This exhibition has something for everyone including Micheal Lambeth’s early social realism, Suzy Lake’s feminist portraits, the Indigenous voices of Shelley Niro and Greg Staats, and Osheen Harruthoonyan’s fantasy photographs. Details
All outdoor courts and recreational areas like Baseball diamonds, Batting cages, Soccer, football and sports fields, tennis, platform tennis, table tennis and pickleball courts, basketball courts, BMX parks, skate parks, cycling tracks and bike trails, horse riding facilities, shooting ranges, including those operated by rod and gun clubs, playgrounds, portions of parks or recreational areas containing outdoor fitness equipment, arche1y ranges, lawn game courts, including lawn bowling, bocce and croquet courts are open.
Enjoy a Tee Time
Golf courses in the City of London are open. Book a tee time to enjoy golfing at Fanshawe Golf Course and Thames Valley Golf Course. Details
Get creative this weekend with virtual paint nite. Browse through the many pictures, select the one that strikes your fancy, get your supplies and start! Details
Head to a nearby Provincial Park
Ontario provincial parks are open to visitors. Be it to enjoy a walk or just relax in the outdoors, fish or enjoy boating, provincial parks are great places to spend your time.
Did you know that Ontario Provincial Parks are Free to Visit Four Days a Week. You can also get permits in advance.
You can now visit Ontario parks for free by borrowing day-use permits from participating Ontario libraries.
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Enjoy a Picnic
Order a takeout of your favourite goodies from a local restaurant or bakery. This not only supports local businesses but also saves you the hassle of preparing for the picnic. You don’t have to venture far – have one in your backyard or at a park.
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