Creative spirits take flight at Hamilton Halton Brant’s many performing arts venues. First-class theatre, live music, dance and entertainment are on the program almost every night of the year.

Core Entertainment’s FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place), Hamilton
Featuring year-round concerts, dance performances and live theatre, FirstOntario Concert Hall is known for its gorgeous interior and spectacular acoustics. It is also the home of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. In the same building, the Studio is an award-winning venue that provides an ideal setting for intimate theatre events, concerts and other live performances.

Core Entertainment’s FirstOntario Centre (formerly Copps Coliseum), Hamilton
FirstOntario Centre is one of North America’s premier entertainment venues, housing a variety of spectacular concert and sporting events each year.

Theatre Aquarius, Hamilton
Recognized as a leader in Canadian theatre, Theatre Aquarius is Hamilton’s professional theatre. It stages 148 performances of 6 mainstage productions each year at the Dofasco Centre for the Arts, which houses a fully equipped 750 seat proscenium style auditorium.

Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, Brantford
A downtown Brantford entertainment destination since 1919, the Sanderson Centre’s magnificent design and architecture represents a remarkable past and reflects the evolution and growth of heritage and culture today.

Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, Oakville
Enjoy live theatre, dance and music 260 nights of the year at this home of the best local and international live entertainment right in the heart of downtown Oakville.

Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Burlington
Enjoy excellent sightlines and proximity to the stage, world-class acoustics and an intimate connection to the performers on stage at the only freestanding green performing arts centre in Canada.

Browse our events calendar for upcoming performances. 

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May 2 - 3

Doors Open: Dundurn National Historic Site

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM This is a free event!

Now thru October 28

Pedal and Paddle

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Carolinian Forest Discovery

Now thru October 15

Paris to Brant – Grand River Day Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Now thru October 15

Grand River Tuscarora Route – Glen Morris to Brant

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Offered Daily

Now thru October 15

Grand Overnight Adventure One Night Hotel Package Experience

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Guided Canoe or Kayak Adventure

October 1 - November 30

Upper Nith River Experience in Fall

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Fall Colours!

Now thru November 15

Glen Morris to Paris – Grand River Day Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Daily departures.

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

April 4

Night at the Museum Family Flashlight Tour

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON

7:30 PM to 9:00 PM; For 3 years and older. Cost: Adults: $12, Seniors/Youth/Children: $10,...

Now thru April 4

Saturday Night Dinner Series with Chez Dine – Grain and Grit

Grain & Grit Beer Co.

11 Ewen Road, Hamilton, ON, L8S 3C3

4:30PM - 6:30PM

May 18

Spring Time on the Farm – Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville. Spruce Lane Farmhouse - by Parking lot F

10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Price Details: Daily vehicle permit required, most activities included (pony...

March 7 - December 31

The Power of Design: The Architecture of Hydro-Electric Buildings in Hamilton

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM; Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday. Closed on Mondays. This...

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