Home to miles and miles of Lake Ontario shorelines and historic harbours, as well as the Grand River watershed, celebrate Canada’s most valuable resource in Hamilton Halton Brant.

  • A Rare Meromictic Lake

    Experience Crawford Lake, a rare meromictic lake, which means its layers of water do not intermix, creating a unique environment that has allowed archaeologists to drill core samples of pollen from hundreds of years ago.

  • This Trail's a Shore Thing

    The HamBur Loop, the section of the Waterfront Trail which runs between Hamilton and Burlington, is a beautiful stretch of shoreline that offers amazing options for recreational pursuits, including beaches, bike trails, wading pools and great restaurants and cafés that offer perfect patios for dining with a view.

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    Hamilton Harbour
    Hamilton

    Gateway to Hamilton's Waterfront

    Hamilton Waterfront’s Pier 8 is a wonderful place to spend the afternoon. Take a relaxing cruise on the harbour, or try a spin on the outdoor roller-skating rink. There are also great options for a meal or snack.

  • Water-filled Fun

    Hamilton’s Confederation Beach Park is a 93-hectare package of fun and adventure located on the shores of Lake Ontario offering family fun like batting cages, go-karts and the Wild Waterworks water park.

  • Catch the Big One

    Fifty Point Conservation Area boasts one of the warmest and cleanest beaches on western Lake Ontario. Catch a big one at the site’s fishing pond, which is stocked with rainbow trout and largemouth bass – no fishing license required!

  • Hamilton
    Hamilton Waterfront
    Hamilton

    Harbour Cruisin'

    Hamilton Harbour has played an important role in North America’s industrial heritage, and a tour of this landmark offers a fun and relaxing way to learn more about it.  Take a 50-minute tour aboard the The Hamiltonian and be treated to unique views of the natural, recreational and industrial faces of Hamilton.

  • Lakeside Lounging

    Pinehurst Lake is a nine-hectare (23-acre) kettle lake formed by a single piece of ice. The lake has a sandy beach and is surrounded by mature Carolinian forest.

  • Swimmers' Paradise

    Valens Lake Conservation Area is a 300-hectare paradise for swimmers, fishers, and sunbathers.

  • Adventures Afloat

    Christie Lake Conservation Area offers a beautiful lakeside setting on the Niagara Escarpment. Rent a rowboat, canoe, kayak or tube and go for a float. Fish in the reservoir for northern pike and largemouth bass. Relax on the 360-metre sandy beach.

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Now thru March 25

Fireside Foods Experience

Chiefswood Park Cabins

1037 Highway 54 Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Dates available: Saturday, February 4 Saturday, February 25 Saturday, March 25

March 13 - 17

March Break Camp – The Great Canadian Tour

Joseph Brant Museum

1240 North Shore Boulevard East, Burlington, ON, L7S 1C5

Now thru February 27

Modern Mixed Media, A 6-Week Course with Linda Blakney

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant

20 Ava Road, Brantford, ON, N3T 5G9

Dates: Mondays Jan 16 to Feb 27th (no class Feb 20 Family Day) Duration: 6...

Now thru March 1

Watercolour Painting (Virtual)

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Fee: $175 + Service Fee (Members 10% off) 1 to 3:30 p.m

Now thru March 15

Growing Your Own Food: Workshops

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Now thru February 25

Make What You Want Workshops

The Barn Door Studio

158 Main St E #156, Milton, ON L9T 1N6

Now thru December 31

Trail Mix

Tourism Brantford

Hardy Road, Brantford, ON, Canada

Now thru March 25

Fireside Foods Snack Box

Chiefswood Park Cabins

1037 Highway 54 Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Dates available: Saturday, February 4 Saturday, February 25 Saturday, March 25

Now thru April 30

In Movement: Training Sessions for Freedom Fighters

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

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