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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Warm Your Heart In The Heart of Ontario

Find The Season’s Best Festive 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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Plan A Day Trip To Stay Trip Upgrade

Find a local escape to match your getaway goals.

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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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Trick or Treat Tradesies

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 Ways To Have a Blast on a Canadian Long Weekend

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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Top 10 Must-Try Eats in Hamilton Halton Brant

A tasty tour of 10 top foods you’ll want to try.

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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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This Region’s Got it Made

Leave the big box behind.

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Binbrook Conservation Area: Triple the Fun

Splash, climb, swing and wakeboard this summer.

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8 Ways for Nature Lovers to Welcome Spring

This spring’s outdoor must-do’s.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Waterfront Loop

Enjoy historical sites and lakeside breezes.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Going to the Chapel Route

A true Niagara Escarpment adventure with scenic vistas.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Felker’s and Albion Falls Loop

Waterfalls highlight a route along Hamilton mountain.

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Hamilton & Area Hikes Dundas Valley All-Falls Loop

Explore 1,200 hectares of lush Carolinian forest.

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Indoor Activities in Hamilton

Hamilton is perfect for an outing with friends, a weekend getaway or some family fun!

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The Best of Spring: Six Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors

The definitive spring guide to fresh air forays.

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Discover Even More Cool Claims to Fame

The list of our region’s claims to fame keeps growing.

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Hamilton is Having a Moment

Top travel writers hit the Hamilton scene.

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A Montrealer’s Guide to a City of Culture

A travel writer explores the culinary, heritage and cultural scene in Hamilton.

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What Type of Winter Explorer Are You?

Chilly thrills for the whole family!

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5 Taste and Tour Ideas for Exploring Hamilton’s Craft Breweries

Sample the brewer’s craft at the source, with welcoming taprooms, retail outlets and tour-friendly facilities.

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December 20 - 29

Virtual Winter Holiday Camp

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

December 20, 21, 22 and 27, 28, 29, 2021

December 17 - 18

Family Fun Night: Family Solstice Celebration (Outdoors)

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

7pm- 9pm Please pre-register by December 7

Now thru December 4, 2021

Lazy Days at Ridge Road Estate Winery

Ridge Road Estate Winery

1205 Ridge Road, Vinemount, ON, L8J 2X5

Wine Country on the Ridge

Now thru December 31

Date Night for Two

Best Western C Hotel by Carmen’s-Hamilton

1530 Stone Church Road East, Hamilton, ON, L8W 3P9

75.00 Feeds 2 people.

Now thru December 15

Youth Arts Collective: Art-Making

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm, FREE Admission

Now thru December 20

Virtual Guided Hike: Autumn Edition at RBG

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Fee: $10 each + Service Fee (Members 10% off*) Registration closes December 15

Now thru January 9

Maud Lewis at the AGH

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Adults $15 | Students Free | Seniors $12 Thursdays are always Free at the AGH...

Now thru December 31

Grain & Grit Beergarden

11 Ewen Road Hamilton, ON L8S 3C3

Now thru December 31

Date Night – Painting Experience for 2

studio k2

156 Parkdale Ave N, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 5X2

$165/2person including all materials. Host a couples paint party (max 10 guests in studio unlimited...

Now thru January 2

‘Skin Deep’ by Chun Hua Catherine Dong

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Adults $15 | Students Free | Seniors $12 Thursdays are always Free at the AGH...

Now thru January 8

Special Exhibition | Cipher Decipher

Joseph Brant Museum

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

The exhibition runs from October 15, 2021 to January 8, 2022. Museum hours of operation...

December 26

The Beer Tour Co- Hamilton Public Beer & Cider Tour

The Beer Tour Company

This tour will run Sunday December 26, 2021. Multiple pickups in Hamilton/Burlington departing at 10:30am.

Now thru March 26

Tastings at Tall Post Craft Cidery

Tall Post Craft Cider Company

1170 Hendershot Rd, Hannon, ON L0R 1P0, Canada

Open Monday to Saturday 10:00 am to 6:30 pm. Closed Sundays.

Now thru December 21

Hamilton Taproom Patio

https://www.google.com/maps/place/207%20Burlington%20St%20E,+Hamilton,++L8L%204H2/@43.2712612,-79.8528457

Now thru January 9

Poppa Wilson at the AGH

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Adults $15 | Students Free | Seniors $12 Thursdays are always Free at the AGH...

Now thru December 30

Free Exhibition Tours at AGH

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Thursdays at 6:00 pm Saturdays & Sundays at 1:00 pm

Now thru January 9

Hamilton Beer Tour

The Beer Tour Company

$120.00+hst per person (8 person minimum) Tour is 5-7hrs long.

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