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.
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.
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.
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.
True or False? The Fun Science Exhibition at Joseph Brant Museum
February 1 – May 21
Use your critical senses to examine three principal categories of information: nature and animals, humans and food, and science and technology. Cracking your knuckles causes arthritis. Monday is the day with the highest number of heart attacks. An ostrich eye is larger than its brain. True or false? You’ll have to watch, listen and maybe even touch to evaluate the information and meet the challenges.
At Home In Bronte Art Installation: Winter Edition
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.
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.
The Spirit of Harriet Tubman Event at Oakville Centre
The whole family will enjoy this spirited virtual performance that is both educational and inspirational.
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.
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.
Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest
February 4 – May 1
Bring the family for an exciting and inspiring experience this season at Royal Botanical Gardens’ newest winter exhibit. Take a peek Under the Canopy, meet some of the coolest creatures who live there and discover why all life depends on the rainforest.
Toronto Rock Home Games
Join the lacrosse excitement and cheer on the Toronto Rock at their new Hamilton home.
JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour
Nickelodeon star and YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa brings her wildly popular concert tour to Hamilton for one night only!