Not-to-be Missed Summer Events

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4
Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4

Celebrate Canada’s big birthday with 150 Days of Great Canadian Day Tripping – great ideas for red, white and true-ly incredible days and ways to “do Canada 150” throughout the summer and fall.

Why not get started by spending the day at a not-to-be-missed event?  Here are days and days of ideas to help you do just that in Hamilton Halton Brant.

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4

Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta at Hamilton Harbour Pier 8, June 30 - July 2

You won’t want to miss a rare opportunity to witness the spectacle of 11 Tall Ships gracing the Hamilton waterfront.

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4

Air Force Day Past, Present and Future at Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, July 8

Marvel at over 60 aircraft and salute proud members of our Royal Canadian Air Force.  

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4

Peace by Piece: Stitching Together Canadian Stories at the Cotton Factory, July 10 – August 16 

Enjoy workshops, displays, concerts and more at this hands-on exhibit celebrating Canada’s Quilt of Belonging.

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4

Two Row Wampum on the Grand River, July 20 – 27

Celebrate the relationship between the Haudenosaunee people and their non-aboriginal neighbours on this canoe trip that offers cultural teachings, interactive dancing, storytelling and sharing circles.

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4

Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow at the Six Nations of the Grand River Community, July 21 – 23

Experience one of Canada’s most renowned Indigenous events and enjoy a spectacular showcase of pride through music, dance, arts, crafts and food.

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4

Supercrawl, Sept 8-10

Take in the cultural vibe of this annual Music-Arts-Foodie-Fashion Festival that takes over James Street in downtown Hamilton.

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4

Brantford 10th International Jazz Festival, September 15-17

If you love jazz this is the event for you. Enjoy four stages of world-class entertainment ranging from traditional jazz to Big Band Swing to Spanish Afro-Cuban grooves, to Dixieland Jazz.

Great Canadian Day Tripping Guide #4

Nature Connects Exhibit at Royal Botanical Gardens, May 20 – August 20

300,000 LEGO pieces built into 14 stunning sculptures set against the backdrop of Canada’s largest botanical garden.

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The View from Here Exhibit at Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, May 27 – July 23

Experience masterworks from artists across Canada.

These day trip ideas are just the start of 150 days of Great Canadian Daytripping. Explore more ideas for red, white and true-ly incredible Canadian day trips.



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