Hamilton has always been credited with having a vibrant arts scene. Toronto’s sky-high real estate prices are driving even more artist, musicians and chefs out of the city to set up shop in Hamilton. In addition to amazing art, music and food, Hamilton is home to the world’s largest collections of waterfalls, one of Canada’s most beloved football teams, amazing museums and heritage sites and so much more. We can’t wait for you to come and see for yourself why everyone is buzzing about “The Hammer”.

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Water, Water Everywhere

Home to miles and miles of Lake Ontario shorelines and historic harbours.

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Cycle Hamilton’s Waterfront

See how Hamilton’s waterfront has changed on two wheels.

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Picture perfect gardens

As our country’s gardens come back to life each spring, a beautiful lesson in Canadian history blooms as well.

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5 Fabulous Ways To Reconnect With Ontario’s Arts and Music Scene This Fall

Press Play On Live Arts Experiences

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The Last-Minute Camper’s Guide To Finding (and Saving) on a Summer Site

So many fun ways to set up camp!

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Supersize To Save On These 4 Fun Family Adventures

Pack In More Fun With An Overnight Adventure

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S-T-R-E-T-C-H Out Summer Date Nights

4 Fun Ways To Turn That Date Into A Day-Long Adventure

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The Summer 2022 Sunset Challenge

9 New Ways To Enjoy Summer Sunsets

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The Like That, Try This Guide To Hamilton Halton Brant’s Beer, Wine and Spirits Scene

Stir Up Your Summer Drink Game

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The Only-In-Ontario Summer Road Trip

Can’t-Miss Stops For Your Next Cruise

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Water, Land, Air: Find Unexpected New Ways For Your Family To Play This Summer

Pick A Theme To Find Your Fun

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Save S’more on Spring and Summer Camping

Book A Campsite While You Can

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7 Sensational Stays With Ontario Staycation Tax Credit Savings

Sleep & Save At These Stellar Vacation Rentals

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Escape To The Country

6 Rural Retreats To Replenish Your Spirit This Spring

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Spring’s Can’t-Miss Foodie Getaways

Delicious Restaurant & Room Pairings

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5 Amazing Southern Ontario Getaways That Are Staycation Tax Credit Friendly

Try These Fresh Spring Adventures On For Size & Save

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Pick, Pack, Go!

Effortless Spring Adventures

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Make March Fun Again

11 Awesome Ways To Celebrate Spring’s Arrival

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Add Some Wow To Your Winter

Kick Off 2022 With Fresh Ideas For Outdoor & Indoor Fun

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8 Outdoor Activities That Deliver Thrills and Chills In Any Fall Weather

Find late-fall fun.

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The Wander-Fall Adventure Finder

Make the most of exploring season.

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Take It Inside

Escape inside for a change.

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Summer 2.0

Stretch out summer fun a little longer.

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Shop. Pick. Sip. Repeat.

Find out where to shop, pick and sip.

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The Return of Lux Dining

Make it a meal to remember.

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Gather In The Great Outdoors

Find new ways to connect.

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Feather Your Nest For Fall

Spiff up your space for fall.

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Date Night Is Back In A Big Way

Treat someone special to an autumn adventure.

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6 Easy Good News Surprises To Give Your Kids This Summer

Plan some unexpected little surprises for the family.

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Thirsty Thursdays: 12 Hamilton Halton Brant Beverages You Need To Sip This Summer

Must-try thirst-quenchers.

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Just One Night

Need a change of scenery? These 2-day itineraries will get you on your way.

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Happy FALL-OWEEN!

Scare up some fun in Hamilton Halton Brant!

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Rural On The Ridge

Take a day trip detour on Hamilton’s escarpment ridge

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Fall For… Dundas and Ancaster

Make fall memories in Dundas and Ancaster.

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Fall For… Hamilton

Grab a sweater and head out for a fall day in Hamilton.

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Pints & Plants: 6 Must-try Beer and Vegan Food Pairings

Fuel up with Hamilton Halton Brant’s favourite plant-based beer and food combos

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Junior Foodies On Board

Build Your Best Basket

Hit the road for fall picnic fun

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Find Fall Flight Flavours

Pair These Ale Trail Stops with Autumn Adventures in Hamilton Halton Brant

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Trade FOMO for JOMO: Easy Swaps For More Summer Joy

Get on the fast path towards a more joy-filled summer.

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Forest Bathing 101: 4 Reasons To Take A Woodsy Walk

Unwind and relax with a forest bath.

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This Art is Outside: Get an Outdoor Art Fix

Find creative ways to blend an art experience with some fresh air and sunshine.

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Sunday Funday: 4 Retro Ways to End The Week

Bringing back the concept of simple Sunday fun.

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The Stay & Play Scavenger Hunt

The scavenger hunt that needs to be on your summer bucket list.

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8 Signs You Are A True Canadian Summer Weekend Warrior

Add some spark to your long weekend this summer.

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4 Fun-Filled Field Trips

Surprise your “class” with an end of the year field trip!

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Put Some Zing In Your Spring in Hamilton Halton Brant

Spring adventure is in the forecast at these fun events and festivals.

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Fabulous Fall Road Trips to Swell Small Towns

Explore places that are big on small town charm.

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Hamilton’s Street Scene

Spend your urban getaway like a local.

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Hamilton Experiences & Tours View All >>

Now thru September 4

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn National Historic Site

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

FREE outdoor event Saturdays and Sundays, 2:00 to 3:00pm. Regular admission rates apply to the...

December 27 - January 8

Winter Break Drop-In Activity Centre: Victorian Toy Makers

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON, L8H 7N2

Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Ages: 3+ years Cost: FREE event. Regular museum admission...

Now thru September 25

Wake Up the Wild

African Lion Safari

1386 Cooper Road, Hamilton, ON, N1R 5S2

Available on select dates from June – September, 2022. Tour subject to availability. Advanced reservations...

August 20

Heirloom Tomatoes Cooking Workshop

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ages: 14 years and older Cost: $55 per person....

Now thru August 19

AGH Summer Camp

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Now thru June 1

Hamilton Beer Tour

The Beer Tour Company

All patrons must be 19yrs of age or older. By booking you are accepting our...

Now thru December 31

Hamilton Civic Museums Virtual Exhibitions

Hamilton Civic Museums

Throughout the City of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, L8R 2K1

December 9 - 30

Christmas Evening Tours

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Ages: All Cost: $35 per person. Pre-registration required.

Now thru August 28

Sketchbook Sundays

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Now thru November 30

Camping at Fifty Point

Fifty Point Conservation Area

1479 Baseline Road, Winona, ON, L8E 5G4

Now thru August 17

Paddling in Paradise

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

September 24

Contemporary Art Bus Tour

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Now thru December 31

Serial Production

McMaster Museum of Art

McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4L6

Now thru January 8

The Living Vault: The Collection and Performance

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Now thru September 17

To Market, to Market, to Market, We Go Day-Trip

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours

Paris, Ontario

Visit our website for dates and availability.

Now thru August 26

Yoga and Chair Yoga with Hamilton Recreation

Whitehern Historic House & Garden – National Historic Site

41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 1L3

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

August 18

McMaster Museum of Art: Central Campus Sculpture Tour

McMaster Museum of Art

McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4L6

Now thru September 11

Summer Mindfulness Walks

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Now thru March 31

RBC Artist In Residence: Nathan Eugene Carson

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Now thru December 31

Hamilton Civic Museums Virtual Tours

28 James St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 1A1

Now thru November 30

Camping at Valens Lake

Valens Lake Conservation Area

1691 Regional Road 97, Flamborough, ON, N1R 5S7

Now thru October 31

Fresh Market Farms U-Pick

521 Concession Road 6 East, Hamilton, Millgrove, ON L0R 1V0, Canada

Now thru September 15

Virtual Guided Hike: Summer Edition

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Fee: $10 + Service Fee. (Members 10% off*) Please pre-register by September 15**

September 17

Bake, Find, Feast! A Family Friendly Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 AM Ages: All Cost: $55 for 1 adult and 1...

October 28

Steam Museum After Dark – Adult Flashlight Tour 2022

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON, L8H 7N2

Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Ages: 14+ years Cost: $15.00 per person. Pre-registration required....

Now thru December 2

We Are Made of Stardust

McMaster Museum of Art

McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4L6

August 24

Sunset Photography

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

6pm - 9pm.

Now thru August 28

Garden Tour

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

10 to 20 Minutes. 11am, 1pm, 2:30pm.

August 14, 2022

Tricky Trees

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

9am - 12pm

Now thru December 31

Art For Victory

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

9280 Airport Road, Mount Hope, ON, L0R 1W0

Wednesday to Sunday - 9 am to 5 pm. Exhibit is FREE with admission. Regular...

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