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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January 28

Live Virtual Cooking Class: Comfort & Classics

1295 North Service Road, Burlington, Ontario

January 28th 5:30pm, Fee: $30-$100, Virtual Event

Now thru January 31

Burlington Lakeside Festival of Lights

1400 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON L7S 1Y2

Free Admission

Now thru January 31

Burlington Downtown Bright Lights

Burlington Downtown Business Association

414 Locust Street, Burlington, ON, L7S 1T7

Now thru January 31

Virtual Tour: Oakville Museum

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

8 Navy Street, Oakville, ON, L6J 2Y5

Virtual Tour, Free

February 4 - 6

Virtual Wine Tastings

Leaning Post Wines

1491 Highway 8, Stoney Creek, ON, L8E 5K9

Virtual event, Fee: $115, Date: Feb 4, 5 or 6th Time: 7pm

Now thru February 10

Valentine’s Day Takeaway Dinner

Quatrefoil Restaurant

16 Sydenham St, Dundas, ON L9H 2T4

Fee: $98/person, pre-order required

February 12

Live Virtual Cooking Class: Chocolate Lovers

1295 North Service Road, Burlington, Ontario

Date: February 12th Time: 7 p.m. Fee: $30-$85

February 12

Because Beer Craft Beer Festival: Virtual Edition

Sonic Unyon Records

PO Box 57347, Jackson Station Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 4X2

Virtual Event, Time: 7:00-9:00pm, Fee: $10-$50

Now thru February 13

Virtual Tour: Earls Court Gallery

215 Ottawa Street North, Hamilton, ON L8H 3Z4

Free Virtual Tour

Now thru February 13

Valentine’s Virtual Tasting: Beer, Cheese & Chocolate

Grain & Grit Beer Co.

11 Ewen Road, Hamilton, ON, L8S 3C3

Virtual pairing event, Date: February 13th at 8pm, Fee: $92, Pre-order required

Now thru February 15

Ancaster Mill Supper Kits

Ancaster Mill

548 Old Dundas Road, Ancaster, ON, L9G 3J4

February 15

Virtual Visits: Family Day

Virtual Activity, Fee: $15, Time: Feb 15, 11am-noon

January 29 - February 15

Virtual Hamilton Winterfest

Tourism Hamilton

57 Discovery Drive, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Now thru February 15

Winterlit: An Illuminated Walk in the Woods

Mountsberg Conservation Area and Discovery Centre

2259 Millborough Line, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

Time: 5:30pm to 10:00pm Adults $15 plus HST Children (5-14 years) $11 plus HST Children...

Now thru February 15

RBG at Home

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Now thru February 23

Hand Embroidery – Drawing from Memories

Art Gallery of Burlington

1333 Lakeshore Road , Burlington, ON, L7S 1A9

Location: Digital class via Zoom, Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm, Fee: $125(member), $140(non-member)

Now thru February 24

Kitchen Table Printmaking

Art Gallery of Burlington

1333 Lakeshore Road , Burlington, ON, L7S 1A9

Location: Digital class via Zoom, Time: 7pm-8:30pm, Fee: $125(member), $140(non-member)

Now thru February 25

Painting: Modern and Contemporary Approaches

Art Gallery of Burlington

1333 Lakeshore Road , Burlington, ON, L7S 1A9

Location: Digital class via Zoom, Time: 7pm-8:30pm, Fee: $150(member), $170(non-member)

Now thru February 25

Expressions in Rug Hooking

Art Gallery of Burlington

1333 Lakeshore Road , Burlington, ON, L7S 1A9

Location: Digital class via Zoom, Time: 7pm-8:30pm, Fee: $160 + 50 kit(member), $175 + $50...

February 27

Online Workshop: The Colour of Snow

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant

20 Ava Road, Brantford, ON, N3T 5G9

Online Workshop, Date: February 27th, Time: 10am-4pm, Fee: $75(non-member), $55.00(member)

Now thru March 1

Lightroom Classic: Workflow, not Slow

Art Gallery of Burlington

1333 Lakeshore Road , Burlington, ON, L7S 1A9

Location: Digital Class via Zoom, Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm, Fee: $125(member), $140(non-member)

Now thru March 1

Photo-Based Rug Hooking

Art Gallery of Burlington

1333 Lakeshore Road , Burlington, ON, L7S 1A9

Location: Digital class via Zoom, Time: 7pm-8:30pm, Fee: $160 + $40 kit(member), $175 + $40...

February 4 - 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)

March 15 - 19

Virtual Visits: March Break

Date: March 15-19, Time: 1-hour sessions; 11am-12pm or 2pm-3pm, Fee: $40

February 19 - 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 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

Theatre Aquarius at Home

Theatre Aquarius

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

Virtual experiences

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

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

Sociable Kitchen + Tavern Cook at Home Meal Kits for 2

Sociable Kitchen & Tavern

45 King George Road, Brantford, ON, N3R 5K2

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

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

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

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: Felt Patches

Art Gallery of Hamilton

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

Virtual Activity

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...

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