2019 Hamilton Winterfest

Hamilton Winterfest presents more than 75 events across the city in neighbourhoods, parks, arenas, museums and arts centres from Fri. Feb. 1 to Mon. Feb. 18 featuring winter-inspired celebrations, theatre, heritage and recreation programming, and much more.

New this year is a series of Signature Events with a unique mobile approach called ‘The Canteen’ that introduces renovated mobile vehicles and a mobile stage by Leaf Box travelling to various locations in Hamilton (full schedule below). Visitors to ‘The Canteen’ can enjoy a custom fire pit, vendor market, live music, storytelling and the HPL Bookmobile, the Rogers Winteractive mobile air hockey tournament, Snowga! (yoga in the snow), hot drinks, food, and even an obstacle course designed for families.

Signature Event Line Up

Winterfest at Gage Park Sat. Feb. 2, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Headliner Musician: Canadian premier of Madison McFerrin

Winterfest at Memorial Park, Waterdown Sat. Feb. 9, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Headliner Musician: Corin Raymond

Arctic Arboretum at Royal Botanical Gardens’ Arboretum Sun. Feb. 10, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Feature: Arctic Arboretum Challenge on a 2km obstacle course designed for families.

Winterfest at Battlefield Park Sat. Feb. 16, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Headliner Musician: ELLIS

Feb 1st - Feb 18th 2019 Various Events within Hamilton

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July 17 - 28

Hamilton Fringe Festival

Various Hamilton Locations - Check Website for Full Details

The Hamilton Fringe Festival is an action-packed performance event that takes place over 12 days...

July 18

Lake Notes Music Series – Fiddlestix

Various Hamilton Locations - Check Website for Full Details

Venue: Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park – ‘Sail Stage’ – foot of Bronte Rd. and Ontario...

July 18

Summertime Series: Outdoor Movie

Various Hamilton Locations - Check Website for Full Details

Location: Towne Square Date: July 18, 2019, start time approximately 9 p.m. Cost: FREE admission

July 19 - 20

Midnight Madness

Various Hamilton Locations - Check Website for Full Details

Friday 6 p.m. - Saturday 12 a.m. FREE admission

July 25

Summertime Series: Outdoor Movie

Various Hamilton Locations - Check Website for Full Details

Location: Towne Square Date: July 25, 2019, start time approximately 9 p.m. Cost: FREE admission

July 26

TD Songs of Summer Series – ColinResponse

Various Hamilton Locations - Check Website for Full Details

Friday, July 26, 2019 7 p.m. start FREE admission

July 26 - 28

2019 Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow

Chiefswood Tent & Trailer Park, Brant Hwy 54, Ohsweken, ON, Canada

Ticketed Event.

August 2

TD Songs of Summer Series – Joey Landreth

Various Hamilton Locations - Check Website for Full Details

Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 7 p.m. start FREE admission

August 3

2019 Halton Freedom Celebration Festival

1400 Lakeshore Rd. Burlington, L7S 1Y2

August 3, 2019 1 p.m. - 11 p.m. Free Admission

August 5

Art in the Park Oakville

2340 Ontario Street Oakville, L6L 6P7

August 5, 2019, Open to the public 10 am to 5 pm. Adult admission: $5,...

August 9

TD Songs of Summer Series – The Merriam Music All Star Band

Various Hamilton Locations - Check Website for Full Details

Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 7 p.m. start FREE admission

August 16 - 18

Dundas Cactus Festival

King Street Dundas, L9H 1T9

Friday 8/16: 6 pm-11 pm | Saturday 8/17: 9 am-11 pm | Sunday 8/18: 11...

August 16

TD Songs of Summer Series – LIZ LOKRE w/ Adrian X

Various Hamilton Locations - Check Website for Full Details

Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 7 p.m. start FREE admission

August 23 - 25

Three Fires Homecoming Pow Wow

2789 Mississauga Road, Hagersville, ON N0A 1H0

August 23, 2019: 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm; August 24, 2019: 12 noon to 10:00...

August 23

TD Songs of Summer Series – Descendants of Dunn

Various Hamilton Locations - Check Website for Full Details

Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 7 p.m. start FREE admission

August 23 - 25

2019 Winona Peach Festival

1328 Barton St, Stoney Creek, ON L8E 5L3, Canada

Free Admission

August 29 - September 2

Paris Fair

139 Silver St, Paris, ON N3L 1V5

August 30

TD Songs of Summer Series – JW Jones

Various Hamilton Locations - Check Website for Full Details

Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 7 p.m. start FREE admission

September 14

Georgetown Craft Beer Festival

14494 Trafalgar Road, Georgetown, ON L0P 1H0

September 14, 2019 11am-6pm,

September 13 - 15

2019 TD Brantford International Jazz Festival

Harmony Square, Dalhousie Street, Brantford, ON, Canada

Varies Concerts are Ticketed.

September 12 - 15

2019 Supercrawl

James Street N Between King and Barton

FREE Admission

September 21 - 22

St. George Applefest

36 Main Street S St. George, N0E 1N0

Saturday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Free Street Party: 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm...

Now thru September 29

Doors Open

Various Hamilton Locations - Check Website for Full Details

Hamilton - May 4 & May 5, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Burlington...

October 10 - 14

2019 Rockton World Fair

812 Old Hwy 8 Rockton, ON L0R 1X0

FRIDAY OCTOBER 11TH: 4PM-10:30 PM SATURDAY OCTOBER 12TH: 9AM-10:30 PM SUNDAY OCTOBER 13TH: 9AM-8:30 PM...

Now thru December 3

Brott Music Festival

Various Hamilton Locations - Check Website for Full Details

Event Dates, Locations and Prices vary. Purchase Tickets online.

March 29

2020 Around the Bay Road Race

30k: York Blvd at Bay St N 5k: Bay Street in front of FirstOntario Centre

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