Who says winter is for hibernating? Whether you prefer the warmth of indoor events or the frosty fun of outdoor excursions, Hamilton Halton Brant’s event calendar is filling up with unique activities that are guaranteed to shake up your routine and brighten up your winter. To add an extra element of adventure, take advantage of our latest  StayTripping hotel deals to turn that day trip into an overnight adventure and get a $50 or $100 gift card in return! Pick your perfect event below, and let the fun begin!

Please note, guidelines related to group gatherings and restrictions may have changed since this article was originally written. Please check individual event website links provided below for the most up-to-date event status.

Winterlit at Mountsberg

Thursday to Sunday through February 21

Slow down and appreciate the inspiring magic of nature on a woodsy walk through the Winterlit Trail at Mountsberg Conservation Area. Enjoy art installations, music, themed marketplace events, food, and beverage vendors and more.

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Winterlit at Mountsberg Conservation Area

Guided Hikes of Royal Botanical Gardens’ Anishinaabe Waadiziwin Trail

Through March 15

Bring an expert guide along on your device to enjoy a solo, self-guided, virtual nature hike and learn about the many natural wonders of the Cootes Paradise Sanctuary.

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Toronto Rock Home Games

January 29, February 12

Join the lacrosse excitement and cheer on the Toronto Rock at their new Hamilton home.

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Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Through March 6

Step into the experience that has left over two million people raving! This winter, the Beyond Van Gogh Immersive Exhibit rolls into the Hamilton Convention Centre, breathing new life into over 300 of the master’s artworks. At over 30,000 square feet, Beyond Van Gogh is the largest immersive experience in the country, offering guests ample room to enjoy the exhibit safely.

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Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Canadian Jazz All-Stars

January 21 – NOTE, rescheduled to October 29, 2022

Enjoy the astounding talent of the cream of Canada’s musical crop, including Guido Basso, Heather Bambrick, Mike Murley, Robi Botos, Dave Young, and Davide Direnzo, when they take the stage at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre.

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At Home In Bronte Art Installation: Winter Edition

Through March

Grab your favourite hot beverage and browse dozens of uniquely decorated Muskoka chairs on a snowy stroll through Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park. Painted by businesses, artists, families and organizations who call Oakville’s Bronte area home, each chair features a hidden lighthouse for people to spot as an added element of fun.

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At Home In Bronte Art Installation: Winter Edition

Hamilton Philharmonic Performs Postcards From Buenos Aires

January 29 – NOTE, postponed – new date to be announced

Warm up your winter as the Hamilton Philharmonic celebrates the sunny Argentinian sounds of Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires.

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Men’s National Team FIFA World Cup Qualifier at Tim Horton’s Field

January 30

Wear your red and cheer on Team Canada as they hit Hamilton’s Tim Horton’s Field to compete against the U.S. in this make-or-break game.

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The Spirit of Harriet Tubman Event at Oakville Centre

February 2

The whole family will enjoy this spirited virtual performance that is both educational and inspirational.

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The Washboard Union at Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts

February 2 – NOTE, rescheduled to April, 28, 2022

The Washboard Union, Canada’s preeminent country band, is making their way to Brantford for an unforgettable evening of magical music made by three best friends.

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The Washboard Union

Hamilton Winterfest

February 3 – February 21

Celebrate Hamilton’s snowy side at this annual event that blends outdoor fun with indoor arts experiences, including a concert series.

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JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour

February 17

Nickelodeon star and YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa brings her wildly popular concert tour to Hamilton for one night only!

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Find even more new ways to stay and play in Hamilton Halton Brant this winter. Explore available experiences, take advantage of special offers and discover the fun events that will be taking place while you’re in town. Stretch your Family Day fun out a little longer with our latest winter StayTripping hotel offers and receive a $50 or $100 VISA gift card to spend during your stay!

When you’re out and about in Hamilton Halton Brant, please adhere to current provincial and local public health guidelines.

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Now thru March 9

Harmony Square Downtown – Outdoor Ice Rink

Harmony Square District

89 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, ON, N3T 3B1

10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily.

Now thru March 31

Skating on Cootes Paradise

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Available dates and hours are subject to change due to ongoing safety precautions and weather.

Now thru March 20

Virtual Guided Hike: Winter Edition

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Pre-Registration Required

February 26

Capturing Winter Scenes

Royal Botanical Gardens

16 Old Guelph Road, Hamilton, ON L0R 2H9

Now thru February 21

Winter Wagon Rides

Mountsberg Conservation Area and Discovery Centre

2259 Millborough Line, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

$6.50+HST, Child under 1 FREE (park admission extra) 10:30am - 6:30pm *Please note: In the...

January 29

Virtual Owl Prowl

Mountsberg Conservation Area and Discovery Centre

2259 Millborough Line, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

1.5 hours in length. Recommended for all ages. $20/device* Registration closes January 29th, 2022 at...

Now thru March 27

Treewalk Village: Winter

Treetop Trekking

5050 Harrison Rd, Binbrook, ON L0R 1C0

Closed some holidays. PLUS Open on these special dates: Dec 20, 21, 22, 23, 27,...

Now thru February 26

Oaks and Acorns Nature Play: Late Winter Sessions

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

March 23 - 30

Garden Bones (Virtual)

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Wednesdays, March 23 & 30; 6 to 9 p.m.

Now thru March 29

Yoga at the Gardens

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Pre-Registration Required, Ticketed Event, 1-2 hours

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