Plan a right-side-of-the-brain discovery day trip at Hamilton Halton Brant’s diverse art galleries and enjoy live music, concerts and performances at the region’s concert halls and performing arts centres.

  • Engage with art

    Our region hearts the arts! Art Gallery of Hamilton is Canada’s third-largest public art gallery, and is home to over 9,500 works of art. Don’t miss Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant in Brantford, with its beautiful gardens and rotating exhibitions, and the Art Gallery of Burlington, home to the largest collection of Canadian contemporary ceramic art in Canada. Other public art museums worth a visit are Oakville Galleries in Oakville, FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton, and the McMaster Museum of Art in Hamilton.

  • Step inside studios

    Go behind the scenes and meet an intriguing community of local artists at fall studio tours taking place in Hamilton Halton Brant. Studio tours offer a different way to cruise the day away and enjoy the region’s vibrant arts scene as well as the stunning autumn colours. You’ll find jewelry, pottery, paintings, photography and more at the Dundas Studio Tour and Brant Studio Tour in October and the Art in Action Burlington Studio Tour in November.

  • Experience Hamilton's live music scene

    Hamilton’s live music scene has launched legends like Daniel Lanois, Arkells and Tom Wilson. Step inside the storied clubs and hear the next chapter in Canadian music for yourself at The CasbahThis Ain’t HollywoodMill’s Hardware and more. Core Entertainment’s FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place) offers a versatile close-knit venue for big names like Carrie Underwood and Chicago. Core Entertainment’s FirstOntario Centre (formerly Copps Coliseum) brings big talent to the Heart of Ontario, from singers and bands to acrobatic performances, ice shows and theatre. The Oakville Centre for the Performing ArtsSanderson Centre for the Performing Arts and The Burlington Performing Arts Centre offer a variety of performances from acrobatics and dance groups to opera, orchestras and jazz bands, comedy acts, ballet and children shows.

 

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September 1 - October 31

Pick Your Own Apples at Brantview Apples and Cider Farm

Brantview Apples and Cider Farm

225 Howell Road, St. George, ON, N0E 1N0

Dates: September 1st to October 31st Times: Monday-Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm, Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm

Now thru October 28

Bruce Trail Waterfall 5 Day Hiking Package

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Dates and Times: Contact for availability Cost: $1,349 to 1,679

Now thru August 28

Lets go Birding! (for Beginners)

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Dates and Time: Jul 10th, Jul 21st, Aug 1st, Aug 24th, Aug 28th - 9:00am...

Now thru October 13

Where Cultures Meet: Six Nations of the Grand River

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Season Dates: May 18th to Oct 13th $70.00/person for a group of less than 20;...

Now thru December 31

Sightseeing Flights

Brantford Flight Centre

110 Aviation Ave. Brantford, ON N3T 5L7, Canada

Dates: All year round Prices: vary by flight length

Now thru September 17

Expressive Abstract Painting Party with Studio K2

studio k2

The Cotton Factory, DyeWorks Building, 9 Landsdowne Avenue, Hamilton

Date & Time: Third Wednesday each month, 7:00pm - 9:00pm Workshop Price: $50/person +HST

Now thru August 18

Pick Your Own Blueberries at Northfield Blueberries

Northfield Blueberries

101 Middle Townline Rd, Scotland, ON N0E 1R0

Picking Season: mid-Jul to mid-Aug Call ahead to check picking conditions!

Now thru October 20

Grand River Rafting: Glen Morris to Paris (Self-Guided)

Grand River Rafting Company

142 West River Road, Brant

Date & Times: Various across Seasons and Days Price: $40 to $60 per person depending...

Now thru October 10

Guided Sunset Paddles

Six Nations Tourism

Brant County Highway 54, Ohsweken, ON

Dates and Times: June 27th, Jul 8th, Jul 15th, Jul 25th, Aug 1st, Aug 5th,...

Now thru September 30

Roller Skating at Hamilton Waterfront

Hamilton Waterfront – Pier 8

47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton, ON, L8L 8K4

Dates and Times: Daily from 10:00am to 10:00pm FREE access with your own roller skates....

Now thru November 15

Grand Experiences: Grand Voyageur

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

113 Grand River Street North, Paris

Dates and Times: Offered every day, starting at 9:00am or 1:30pm - book ahead! Price:...

Now thru December 31

Home of #99 Taste Adventure

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours

Paris, Ontario

Tour Details: This tour is a five+ hour all-inclusive self-guided tour with all food, sips,...

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