What’s On

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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

July 26 - 28 Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow

Feel the heartbeat of First Nations culture.

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August 23 - 25 Winona Peach Festival

September 13 - 15 Supercrawl

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

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October 11 - 14 The Rockton World’s Fair

Urban and rural meet during this longstanding Thanksgiving tradition.

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January 1, 1970 Art Gallery of Hamilton Film Festival

Get Reel at the AGH Film Festival this October.

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September 21 - October 31 Pumpkins After Dark

These Jack-O-Lanterns Are Jacked!

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June 13 - 16, 2024 Sound of Music Festival

June 1 - 2, 2024 Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek

April 28, 2024 Paris to Ancaster Bike Race

March 24, 2024 Around the Bay Road Race

November 21 - January 5, 2024 Winter Wonders at RBG

Lights. Nature. Action!

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July 14, 2024

Garden Tour at The Hamilton Cemetery

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

The Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Blvd., Hamilton

Location: The Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Blvd., Hamilton Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Ages:...

July 14, 2024

Garden to Plate: Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Date: July 14, 2024 Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Cost: $65.00 per person. Pre-registration...

Now thru July 14, 2024

Because Beer Craft Beer Festival

Sonic Unyon Records

Pier 4 Park, 64 Leander Dr, Hamilton, ON L8L 1N6

Dates & Times: Jul 12th & 13th - 4:00pm to 12:00am (Midnight) Jul 14th -...

July 17 - 28

Hamilton Fringe Festival 2024

41 King William St., Suite 206 Hamilton, ON L8R 1A2

Dates: Jul 17th to 28th Ticket Price: $14 (+ booking fee) or less Various performances...

July 18 - August 29

Late Night at HMCS Haida

HMCS Haida

658 Catharine Street N Pier 9, Hamilton, ON, L8L 8K4

Date and Time: Thursdays - 5:00pm to 8:00pm Cost: Included in admission

July 18

Brott Music Festival: Four Seasons Recomposed + Afterparty

64 Forest Ave Hamilton, ON

Date and Time: Jun 22nd - 7:30pm Ticket Price: Regular - $28, Regular + Afterparty...

July 19 - 21

Hamilton Food Truck Festival 2024

1000 Main Street East, Hamilton, Ontario

Dates and Times: Jul 12th - 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Jul 13th - 12:00pm to 10:00pm,...

July 19 - 21

Burlington Food Truck Festival 2024

5420 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario

Dates and Times: Jul 19th - 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Jul 20th - 12:00pm to 10:00pm,...

July 19

Brott Music Festival: The Music of James Bond

360 James St N, Hamilton, ON

Date and Time: Jun 22nd - 7:30pm Ticket Price: Regular - $28, Children (12 and...

July 19 - 20

Paris Night Market

139 Silver St, Paris, ON N3L 1V5

Dates & Times: Jul 19th - 5:00pm to 10:00pm Jul 20 - 4:00pm to 11:00pm...

July 19 - 20

Crewfest 2024

Lion's Park, 12 Edge Street Brantford, ON N3T 6H1

Dates and Times: Jul 19th - gates open at 4:00pm and Jul 20th - gates...

July 19 - 21

Northern Heat Rib Series’24 – Hamilton

CF Lime Ridge Mall, 999 Upper Wentworth St Hamilton, Ontario

Dates & Times: Fri, Jul 19th - 4:00pm to 11:00pm Sat, Jul 20th - 12:00pm...

July 20

Yoga with a View

Joseph Brant Museum

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

Date and Time: Jul 20th - 8:00am to 10:00am Ticket Price: $38 for members, $42...

July 21

Cholera and Industrial Heritage Cemetery Tour (July)

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

The Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Blvd., Hamilton

Time: 10:00 AM -11:00 AM Cost: FREE Ages: All

July 21 - August 24

Sunsets & Vines at Ridge Road Winery

Ridge Road Estate Winery

1205 Ridge Road, Vinemount, ON, L8J 2X5

Date & Times: Every Fri & Sat, Jun 21st to Aug 3rd - 6:00pm to...

July 25

Brott Music Festival: Dvorak 8

190 King William St, Hamilton, ON

Date and Time: Jul 25th - 7:30pm Ticket prices vary depending on seat.

Now thru July 26

Summer Nights: Extended Hours at the Historic Kitchen Garden at Dundurn

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time: 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM Ages: All Cost: Free outdoor garden event

Now thru July 26

Summer Nights: Extended Hours at the Steam Museum

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON, L8H 7N2

Dates: July 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2024 Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Ages:...

July 26 - August 4

Bell Summer Theatre Festival

Bell Homestead National Historic Site

94 Tutela Heights Road, Brantford, ON, N3T 1A1

Dates and Times: Jul 26th - 7:30, Jul 27th - 7:30, Jul 28th - 2:00pm,...

Now thru July 26

Summer Nights: Extended Hours at Dundurn National Historic Site

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Ages: All Cost: Adults: $15.50, Seniors/Youth: $13.25, Children: $9.50,...

July 26

Free Music in the Square at Bell Homestead

Bell Homestead National Historic Site

94 Tutela Heights Road, Brantford, ON, N3T 1A1

Date and Time: Jul 26th - 7:30pm FREE event

July 26 - 28

Oakville Latino Festival

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park, 2340 Ontario St., Oakville

Dates: Jul 26th to Jul 28th FREE Admission

July 26 - 28

Northern Heat Rib Series’24 – Milton

Community Sports Park, 805 Santa Maria Blvd Milton, Ontario

Dates & Times: Fri, Jul 26th - 4:00pm to 11:00pm Sat, Jul 27th - 12:00pm...

July 27

Celebrating 150 years at the Homestead

Bell Homestead National Historic Site

94 Tutela Heights Road, Brantford, ON, N3T 1A1

Date and Time: Jul 27th - 1:00pm to 4:00pm and 7:30pm to 9:30pm FREE Event

Now thru July 27

Brott Music Festival: Brott on The Waterfront

47 Discovery Dr, Hamilton, ON

Date and Time: Jul 13th, 20th, & 27th - 12pm to 1pm FREE Event

July 28

Telephone Trail Trek Challenge

Bell Homestead National Historic Site

94 Tutela Heights Road, Brantford, ON, N3T 1A1

Jul 28th - 9:00am to 4:00pm FREE event

July 26 - 28

Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow

1987 Chiefswood Rd, Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Dates & Times: Jul 26th - 6:00pm till late Jul 27th - 10:00am - 10:00pm...

August 1

Brott Music Festival: Firebird

135 Fennell Ave W, Hamilton, ON

Date and Time: Aug 1st - 7:30pm Ticket prices vary depending on seat.

August 2 - 5

Lucky Lion Night Market

200 Harbour Front Dr, Hamilton, ON L8L 1C8

Dates: Aug 2nd to Aug 5th FREE Admission

August 3

Halton Freedom Celebration Festival

1400 Lakeshore Rd. Burlington, L7S 1Y2

Date: Aug 3rd Time: 1:00pm to 11:00pm FREE Admission

August 4 - 5

Fairies in the Forest at Westfield

Westfield Heritage Village

1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton, ON, L0R 1X0

Advanced Reservation Needed. Reservations are for 2 hour blocks and 1 parking spot. Free for...

August 4

Oakville Retro Roller Jam

Oakville Downtown

Navy St, Oakville, ON

Date and Time: Aug 4th - 1:00pm to 6:00pm Ticket Prices: Skate with Equipment Rental...

August 5

Emancipation Day Picnic

Date and Time: Aug 5th - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Now thru August 6

Oakville Wind Orchestra Summer Concert Series

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park, 2340 Ontario St., Oakville

Dates: Jul 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th, Aug 6 Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm FREE...

August 8

Brott Music Festival: Evita

1 Summers Lane, Hamilton, ON

Date and Time: Aug 8th - 7:30pm Ticket prices vary depending on seat.

August 9

Brott Music Festival: East Coast Kitchen Party

360 James St N, Hamilton, ON

Date and Time: Aug 9th - 7:30pm Ticket Price: Regular - $45, Children (12 and...

August 9 - 11

ArtsWEST 2024

Westdale Village BIA

1014 King St W, Hamilton ON L8S 1L4

Dates and Times: Aug 9th - 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Aug 10th - 3:00pm to 10:00pm,...

August 9 - 11

Brantford Kinsmen 14th Annual Ribfest

Brantford Civic Center, 79 Market St. South, Brantford ON, N3S 2E4

Date & Time: Friday Aug 9th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm Saturday Aug 10th, 11:00am to 11:00pm...

August 10

Tempting Tomatoes: Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Cost: $65.00 per person. Pre-registration is required. Ages: 14+...

August 11

Lakeside A La Carte

1400 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington, ON

Dates and Times: Aug 11th - 1:00pm to 4:00pm Ticket Price: $134.46

August 11

Acton Leathertown Festival

Downtown Acton BIA

20 Mill Street East, Acton, ON, L7J 1G9

Date and Time: Aug 11th, 11:00am to 5:00pm Free Entry

August 13 - 24

Tottering Biped Theatre presents “As She Likes It”

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Dates: Aug 13th to 17th & 19th to 24th Time: 7:00 PM Ages: All Cost:...

August 15

Brott Music Festival: Mahler 5

1 Summers Lane, Hamilton, ON

Date and Time: Aug 15th - 7:30pm Ticket prices vary depending on seats.

August 15

RBG After Dark: Summer Salsa

Royal Botanical Gardens

1185 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Date and Time: Aug 15th, 6:00pm to 10:00pm Ticket Price: Adults - $20, Students -...

August 16 - 17

Paris Drinks Fest

Lions Park, 36 Laurel St, Paris, ON, Canada

Paris Drinks Fest is a 19+ event. Valid photo ID will be required upon entry....

Now thru August 16

Sunset Wine and Cheese

Brantford Flight Centre

110 Aviation Ave. Brantford, ON N3T 5L7, Canada

Dates and Times: Jun 21st, Jul 19th & Aug 16th, 6:30pm to 9:30pm Ticket Price:...

August 17

Boots In The Square

Oakville Downtown

94 George St, Oakville ON

Date and Time: Aug 17th - 1:00pm to 6:00pm RSVP ahead for the FREE line...

August 18

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton Foundation: A Run for Chris

Joe Sams Leisure Park, 752 Centre Road, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Date & Time: Aug 18th, 10:00am to 2:00pm Registration Fee: $35.00

August 18 - October 6

Historical Battles Tour

The Hamilton Military Museum

The Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Blvd, Hamilton ON L8R 2A4

Dates: Aug 18th, Sept 8th & Oct 6th Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Cost:...

August 22

Symphony Under the Stars

Tourism Brantford

94 Tutela Heights Road, Brantford, ON N3T 1A1, Canada

Date and Time: Aug 22nd - 7:00pm Rain date: Aug 23rd - 7:00pm

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