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 26 - 28, 2019 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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Now thru November 30

Where Cultures Meet

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON, N0A 1M0

Now thru November 16

A Day of Play

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON, N0A 1M0

November 16 - January 5

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 &...

December 1

Victorian Christmas Delights: Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ages:       14 years and up Cost:        $50 per person....

December 6

Delicious Desserts: Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Ages:       14 years and up Cost:        $50 per person. Pre-registration is required. Time:        6:30 PM...

Now thru October 31

Hamilton City Sights Tour

Redback Tours

5 Hamilton Street, North Waterdown, Ontario L8B 0G5

This tour runs weekly on Thursdays only. $80.00 per person plus tax. Offer valid until...

December 7 - 22

Christmas Evening Tours

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Cost:        $30 per person. Pre-registration is required, weekends only.

December 13 - 15

Christmas Evening Tours

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Cost:        $30 per person. Pre-registration is required. Time:        7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

November 30

Dough-Re-Me: Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ages:       6 years and up Cost:        $55 for 1...

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