There’s no better way to get a true taste of Canadian history than spending some time getting to know the stories of this country’s First Nations. There is no better place to do that than in Hamilton Halton Brant. Home to both the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, which is Canada’s largest First Nation, as well as the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, you can explore their traditions in music, dance and art in Hamilton Halton Brant. Experience the pride at colourful summer Pow Wows, hands-on historic sites and reconstructed villages.

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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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Trips for Paddling Pros

In Hamilton Halton Brant, paddling adventures can be truly adventurous.

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Top 6 Places for Fall Foliage

Your guide to awe-inspiring spots.

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The Happy Camper Explores Brantford and Paris

Kevin Callan slowed things down a bit and combined paddling with cultural exploration in the Heart of Ontario

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Paranormal Paddle in Six Nations Territory

Whisper to the Moon is a one-of-a-kind paranormal night paddle with Haudenosaunee Guides on the Grand River.

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Pride of the Paddle: Exploring First Nations History on the Grand River

July 24 - 26 Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow

Feel the heartbeat of First Nations culture.

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5 Ways to Honour Canada’s Military Heroes in Hamilton Halton Brant

Spend a day honouring Canada’s military heroes.

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Two days to celebrate the past

A two day itinerary to learn the history of Hamilton, Halton, Brant with the family.

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Catch the Rhythm

Catch the Rythm at the Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow

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7 Ways to Get to Know Some of Hamilton Halton Brant’s Great Canadians

Get to know some great Canadians.

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May 2 - 3

Doors Open: Dundurn National Historic Site

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM This is a free event!

June 13

Heritage Bus Tours: Ancaster Heritage Days

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

31 Sulphur Springs Rd, Ancaster, ON

This is a FREE event for All Ages. 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

November 17 - January 4

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Whitehern Historic House & Garden – National Historic Site

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

Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Tuesday to Sunday) Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day &...

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!

April 4

Night at the Museum Family Flashlight Tour

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON

7:30 PM to 9:00 PM; For 3 years and older. Cost: Adults: $12, Seniors/Youth/Children: $10,...

May 13

Curator Site Tours of Griffin House & Fieldcote Memorial Park

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

64 Sulphur Springs Rd. Ancaster

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM $35 per person. Pre-registration is required

May 2 - 3

Doors Open: Fieldcote

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster, ON

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM This is a free event. No museum admission fees.

May 2 - 3

Doors Open: Battlefield

Battlefield House Museum & Park – National Historic Site

77 King Street West, Stoney Creek, ON

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM This is a free event (includes museum admission)

May 2 - 3

Doors Open: Whitehern Historic House & Garden

Whitehern Historic House & Garden – National Historic Site

41 Jackson St W, Hamilton, ON L8P 1L3, Canada

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM; For All Ages; This is a free event. No museum...

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