Labour day weekend is often the sign that school is right around the corner. So enjoy what is left of the great summer weather while you can! Whether you want to stay in Whitby or take a short drive to neighbouring towns and cities in the Durham region, there is plenty to do to entertain the whole family during the last weekend of the summer. Below are some of our suggestions on the best way to spend your weekend:


  • Bowmanville Beach East and West, Clarington
  • Frenchman’s Bay East and West, Pickering
  • Lakeview Beach East, Oshawa
  • Newcastle Beach Central, Clarington
  • Pickering Beach, Ajax
  • Whitby Waterfront
  • Pickering Waterfront
  • Ajax Waterfront

Conservation Areas:

  • Cedar Valley Conservation Area
  • Harmony Valley Conservation Area
  • Heber Down Conservation Area
  • Greenwood Conservation Area
  • Lynde Shores Conservation Area
  • Oshawa Valleylands Conservation Area
  • Petticoat Creek Conservation Area

Farmers Markets:

  • Brooklin Downtown Farmers Market – Saturday Morning
  • Oshawa Downtown Farmers Market – Sunday Morning


  • Oshawa Centre
  • Five Points Mall
  • Pickering Town Centre


  • Whitby Entertainment Centrum
  • Downtown areas with various shopping and dining options
  • Canadian Tire Motorsports Park
    • Just a 30 minute drive away in Bowmanville, there is a NASCAR race all weekend with various activities for all

Have fun!