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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Now thru December 31

Virtual Tour – The Hamilton Military Museum

The Hamilton Military Museum

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

May 1 - 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 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.

May 4 - May 1

The Collection: A Hands-On Experience

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Duration of Experience: 3.5 hours Availability: Year-Round, Afternoons Only Minimum Person: 12

Now thru October 28

The Natural Path

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Offered Daily

Now thru December 7

Bicycle Rentals in the Grand Valley

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

113 Grand River St N Paris, ON N3L 2M4

Easy Peddling

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!

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!

May 1 - October 15

Mohawk Run

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Nature Galore!

Now thru October 28

Pedal and Paddle

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Carolinian Forest Discovery

May 1 - October 18

Private Boat Shuttles on the Grand River

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

7 days a week. Reservations are a must by phone or email.

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