Spend a day tasting the flavours of Canada. Here are ideas for ten days and ways to help you do just that in Hamilton Halton Brant.

  • 1

    Travel the True Brew Path

    Follow the True Brew Path for frothy flavour at six craft brewers. You’ll discover trails, brewers, and shopping in Milton, the many meanings of ‘flight’ in Oakville, Burlington’s best bets, flights, paddles, and hops in Brantford, and taste your way around Hamilton/Dundas.

    Discover the best local bars & breweries and enjoy a $2 craft beer at each stop! Get the Craft Beer Passport app now!

  • Halton
    Burlington Ribfest

    Go whole hog at Canada’s largest Ribfest

    Burlington’s Ribfest boasts twenty “Ribber Teams” from across North America who sell more than 150,000 pounds of ribs to hungry attendees. Mark your September calendar for the food and fun.


  • 3

    Visit a farmers market

    Taste the best of the season. Stop for farm-fresh produce and baked goods at Dyment’s Farm and Lindley’s Farm. Be sure to check out farmer’s markets in downtown HamiltonAncaster, Aldershot, Milton, Burlington and Brantford during your visit.

  • 4

    Plan a family farm adventure

    Seasonal festivals, wagon rides, a playground and corn trail, farm animals, barn market, café, bakery and gift shop make Springridge Farm the perfect place for a full day of fun. Time your visit with their harvest festival to celebrate the pumpkin crop! At Puddicombe Estate Farms and Winery you can pick-your-own apples, ride the farm train, or visit the children’s village and petting zoo. Bronte Creek Provincial Park‘s Children’s Playbarn is a 150-year-old barn that has been transformed into a huge children’s play loft for climbing and jumping.

  • 5

    Have a foodie farm experience

    Pick your own fresh Ontario apples, enjoy a country lunch at the waterfall dining area and grab a fresh pie at the retail shop at Chudleigh’s Entertainment Farm. Experience a taste of rural life in Hamilton at the Farm Crawl in May, July and August. Each farmer organizes events and designs its activities around experiencing the farm’s operations.


  • 6

    Head to Burger Barn

    You know a burger has got to be good if it’s featured on the Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here! Located in Six Nations, head to the bright red barn for 22 delicious burgers, salads, sandwiches, pastas, and all-day breakfast. Be sure to try the house-made traditional strawberry juice.


  • Halton
    Hungry Hollow

    Do Destination Dining

    According to some of the top sources for foodie recommendations, there are many dining spots that make Hamilton Halton Brant worth the trip. Quatrefoil Restaurant in Dundas has contemporary French cuisine in a sophisticated environment; Hungry Hollow in Georgetown specializes in Southern-inspired barbecue; and Juniper Dining Co. in Paris features French Lyonnaise-inspired favourites. The restaurants in Hamilton that have put the city on the radar of some of Canada’s top foodies include Earth to Table Bread BarTwo Black SheepThe Burnt Tongue, and Radius.

  • Brant
    St. George Applefest

    Fancy an Agricultural Fair

    The Rockton World’s Fair , a Thanksgiving tradition for over 160 years, attracts 50,000 people from all over the world for three days of traditional fall fair fun. From midway rides to tractor and truck pulls, demolition derbies, farm-animal petting areas and livestock shows, there’s fun for everyone at the fall fairs in Acton, Ancaster, Burford and Georgetown. The St. George Applefest promises good food, fresh produce, tons of unique shopping and ongoing entertainment. Combine fall fair festivities with history and heritage at Battlefield House Museum and Park’s Apple Festival or Ireland House Museum’s Applefest Fall Fair.


  • 9

    Taste and tour at wonderful wineries

    Take a self-guided tour of Ridge Road Estate Winery’s vineyards and follow the paths to the scenic edge of the Niagara Escarpment. Spend time in their bistro-style tasting room afterwards, or enjoy a glass from the vineyard-side patio. Andrews’ Winery is a hidden gem boasting breathtaking Niagara Escarpment views. Visitors can sample wonderful wines ranging from dry fruit and grape wines, to Icewine and dessert wines.

  • 10

    Dine at the gardens

    Enjoy the Greenhouse Cafe, The Rock Garden Cafe, or the Turner Pavillion Teahouse at Royal Botanical Gardens, offering the ideal spot to relax in nature’s tranquility while enjoying a light snack and a cup of soothing tea.

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December 1

Victorian Christmas Delights: Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ages:       14 years and up Cost:        $50 per person....

June 7 - August 23

Girlfriend Friday One day Retreats

Burlington Beach Rentals

1084 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON, L7S1A2

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Must register in advance. Limited spots per date. Ladies only...

Now thru September 22

The Family Super Board Trip

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Now thru November 16

A Day of Play

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON, N0A 1M0

Now thru December 29

A Winter’s Night in Paris Culinary Experience

Arlington Hotel

106 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M5

Based on standard rooms only. Rooms are subject to availability. Reservations required to the Arlington...

Now thru September 29

On The Water Experience

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON, N0A 1M0

May 26 - September 22

The Heights: A War of 1812 Tour of Dundurn National Historic Site

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Dates:       SUNDAYS, May 26, June 23, July 28, August 25, September 22, 2019 Time:        9:30...

Now thru October 20

Canoe Trips on the Grand River

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Now thru May 19, 2019

Nith Whitewater Adventure Getaway

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

May 25 - October 28

Whisper to the Moon

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Price: From $99 per person, meet up at 7:30 pm and ends 10:30-11:30pm

July 2 - September 1

Historic Garden Tours

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Cost:  Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to...

Now thru November 19

Weekend in Paris Adventure

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

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