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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May 2 - 3

Doors Open: Fieldcote

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster, ON

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM This is a free event. No museum admission fees.

Now thru December 31

Float High in the Sky at iFLY Toronto(Oakville)

iFLY Toronto

2007 Winston Park Drive Oakville, L6H 6P5

FLIGHT HOURS Monday: CLOSED Tuesday to Thursday: 2 PM - 9 PM Friday: 11 PM...

Now thru May 1

MacNab’s Kitchen at Dundurn Enhanced Experience

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

2 hour experience. Available year-round, mornings only. Minimum 15 persons.

November 21 - January 3

Christmas in Pioneer Spirit

Battlefield House Museum & Park – National Historic Site

77 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8G 5E5

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM...

June 13

Heritage Bus Tours: Ancaster Heritage Days

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

31 Sulphur Springs Rd, Ancaster, ON

This is a FREE event for All Ages. 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Now thru October 15

Grand River 2-Day Canoe and Camping Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

8-Hour, Self-Guided

February 27

Instant Pot 101 with Spicy Jan

Steel Wheel Brewery

105 Powerline Road, Brantford

7-9 PM - Janice Vilaca, Tasty Road Trips - $40+tax/person (includes the course + a...

Now thru October 30

Friends & Family Float on the Grand (Rafting)

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Daily departures, check for availability.

March 19

Beer Sensory Course

Steel Wheel Brewery

105 Powerline Road, Brantford

7-9 PM - Steel Wheel Brewer, Mitch Tuckey - $30+tax/person (includes the course + beer)

April 24 - October 26

Grand River – Rafting Adventure

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

A Great Canadian Adventure!

Now thru February 1

Winter Forest Hiking Experience

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Winter Outdoor Adventure

March 14 - 22

March Break at Whitehern: Anthropomorphia

Whitehern Historic House & Garden – National Historic Site

41 Jackson St W, Hamilton, ON L8P 1L3, Canada

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM; For all ages. Museum is closed on Mondays. Cost: Adults:...

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