What’s On

Whether you’ve already set dates for your visit to Hamilton Halton Brant, or are planning your stay around ‘what’s on’, we’ve got tools to help you get the most out of your trip. Let the local experts help you explore our region with packaged experiences and tours, and browse our travel deals and offers for savings on on accommodations, attractions and more.

While we love welcoming visitors any day of the year, we host an amazing collection of world-class festivals, concerts, cultural celebrations, historical re-enactments and many other special events that you may want to plan your next getaway around. Use our events calendar to start planning your next trip.

Top Events

January 1, 1970 The Rockton World’s Fair

Urban and rural meet during this longstanding Thanksgiving tradition.

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January 1, 1970 Winona Peach Festival

January 1, 1970 Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow

Feel the heartbeat of First Nations culture.

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June 20 - 21, 2020 Flyfest

June 6 - 7, 2020 Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek

January 1, 1970 Paris to Ancaster Bike Race

March 29, 2020 Around the Bay Road Race

January 30 - February 2, 2020 2020 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championships

Support our Athletes as They Shoot for Tokyo.

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January 24 - 26, 2020 2020 TISSOT UCI Track Cycling World Cup

Cheer on World Class Cyclists.

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November 16 - January 5, 2020 Holiday Traditions at RBG

October 17 - 27, 2019 Art Gallery of Hamilton Film Festival

Get Reel at the AGH Film Festival this October.

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September 13 - 15, 2019 TD Brantford International Jazz Festival

September 13 - 15, 2019 Supercrawl

A one-of-a-kind three-day music and art festival along James Street North.

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June 8 - 16, 2019 Sound of Music Festival

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March 12

An Evening at the Brant Inn

Joseph Brant Museum

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

Order by March 5 for pick up on March 12 from the Joseph Brant Museum between 12 noon...

March 15 - 19

Virtual March Break Camp

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

5-7 years old: 9 a.m., 8-9 years old: 11:15 a.m., 10-12 years old: 2 p.m.

Now thru March 18

Online Writing Workshop: This Really Happened (Or Did It?)

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant

20 Ava Road, Brantford, ON, N3T 5G9

Thursday's starting February 4th until March 18th, Time: 6:30-8:30, Fee: $120(non-member), $100(member)

Now thru March 23

Teen Contemporary Art Studio

Art Gallery of Burlington

1333 Lakeshore Road , Burlington, ON, L7S 1A9

Location: Digital class via Zoom, Time: 6:30pm-8pm, Fee: $150(member), $175(non-member)

Now thru March 28

Artists Salon – Art Chats Online

studio k2

156 Parkdale Ave N, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 5X2

FREE to attend, registration is required. (held on zoom platform) 2021 biweekly from January 17...

Now thru March 31

Storytime Art: Tyler Makes: Watercolour Blob Creatures

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Virtual Activity

Now thru March 31

Online Workshop Wednesday: Wire Frame Sculpture

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Virtual Workshop

Now thru March 31

Online Workshop Wednesday: Felt Patches

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Virtual Activity

Now thru March 31

Online Workshop Wednesday: Watercolour Landscape

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Virtual Workshop

Now thru March 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 online . 15% discount available for...

Now thru March 31

AGH Virtual Tour: Emily Carr, Robert Houle, and Tom Thomson

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Virtual Tour

Now thru March 31

AGH Virtual Tour: The Bruegel-Bosch Bus by Kim Adams

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Virtual tour

Now thru March 31

Group Exhibitions – Art Gallery

studio k2

156 Parkdale Ave N, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 5X2

FREE virtual tours & art showings in windows. All art is for sale . curbside...

Now thru March 31

AGH Virtual Tour of The Artists Dream: Works of French Symbolism

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Virtual tour

Now thru March 31

Art Experience – Family Painting

studio k2

156 Parkdale Ave N, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 5X2

$95/4 person group including all materials. Schedule to suit your group . afternoon, evening, or...

Now thru March 31

AGH Virtual Tour: Early Snow: Michael Snow 1947-1962

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Virtual tour

Now thru March 31

Art Experience – Figure Painting

studio k2

156 Parkdale Ave N, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 5X2

$65/person including materials. 10% Discount for groups of 3+ Schedule to suit you or your...

Now thru March 31

Art Experience – Figure Drawing

studio k2

156 Parkdale Ave N, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 5X2

On your schedule — book an afternoon, evening or weekend workshop. $50/person includes materials (discounts...

Now thru March 31

Virtual Tour: Oakville Museum

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

8 Navy Street, Oakville, ON, L6J 2Y5

Virtual Tour, Free

Now thru March 31

Theatre Aquarius at Home

Theatre Aquarius

190 King William Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8R 1A8

Virtual experiences

Now thru April 2

AGH Tours: Fridays at Four

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Online Only, Free, Every Friday at 4pm

April 12 - 16

Virtual Visits: Spring Break

Date: April 12-16, Time: 1-hour sessions; 11am-12pm or 2pm-3pm, Fee: $40

Now thru August 23

Instruments of Exchange: Coins from Antiquity to Today

McMaster Museum of Art

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

Open Tues/Wed/Fri 11 am - 5 pm; Thursday 11 am - 7 pm; Saturday 12...

Now thru December 31

Team-Building Art Experiences

studio k2

156 Parkdale Ave N, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 5X2

Scheduled to suit your team requirements! Group events ranging from $35/person...

Now thru December 31

Artist-to-Artist

studio k2

156 Parkdale Ave N, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 5X2

Current virtual opportunities are free and others will be detailed as we open up again...

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