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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

April 28 Paris to Ancaster Bike Race

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

June 13 - 16 Sound of Music Festival

January 1, 1970 Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow

Feel the heartbeat of First Nations culture.

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August 23 - 25 Winona Peach Festival

January 1, 1970 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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March 24, 2024 Around the Bay Road Race

November 21 - January 5, 2024 Winter Wonders at RBG

Lights. Nature. Action!

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April 13

Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet, Ballet Jorgan

Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

130 Navy Street, Oakville, ON, L6J 2Z4

Date & Time: Apr 13th, 2:00pm & 7:00pm Ticket Prices: Regular Seating - $55.00 Big...

April 13

Paris Maple Syrup Festival

Downtown Paris, Grand River St N., Paris (Between William St. and Mechanic St.)

Date & Time: Apr 13th, 7:00am to 3:00pm Free Event

April 13

MacNab’s Kitchen at Dundurn Castle

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Blvd. Hamilton

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ages: 14+ years Cost: $60 per person. Pre-registration is...

April 14

Dragstrip Memories

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

9280 Airport Road, Mount Hope, ON, L0R 1W0

Date & Time: Apr 14th, 9:00am to 4:00pm Admission Price: TBA

April 19

Music in the Fellowship Hall: Onion Honey Band

9 Beverly St E, St George, ON N0E 1N0, Canada

Date & Time: Apr 19th, 7:00pm to 10:00pm Ticket Price: Advance E-Transfer - $15.00 Admission...

April 19

Bach Elgar Choir’s – SPACE JOURNEY

86 Homewood Avenue, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Date & Time: Apr 19th, 7:30pm Ticket Prices: Regular Tickets - $45.00 Age 25 and...

April 20 - 21

Spring Symphony with the Oakville Chamber Orchestra

St John's United Church, 262 Randall Street Oakville, ON L6J 1P9

Dates & Times: Saturday, Apr 20th - 7:30pm Sunday, Apr 21st - 3:00pm Ticket Price:...

April 20

Rachmaninoff & Tchaikovsky

FirstOntario Concert Hall, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Date & Time: Apr 20th Doors Open 6:00pm Concert Begins 7:30pm

April 21

Downtown Oakville: Wellness Week 2024 – Wellness Walk

Town Square, 210 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, ON, Canada

Date & Time: Apr 21st, 1:00pm - 3:00pm Free Event

April 23

Kiran Ahluwalia

Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

130 Navy Street, Oakville, ON, L6J 2Z4

Date & Time: Apr 23th, 8:00pm Ticket Prices: Regular Seating - $45.00 Big Ticket Members...

April 24 - May 11

Beautiful Scars

Theatre Aquarius

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

Dates: Apr 24th to May 11th 120 Minute Performance Including Intermission

April 27

Quilts on the Grand

164 Grand River Street North, Paris ON

Date & Time: Apr 27th, 9:00am - 5:00pm Event Price: $8.00 Cash at door

April 28

Paris to Ancaster Bike Race

Date: April 28th Various times based on race

Now thru April 28

Family Concert Series Featuring Mr. Ben at Shawn & Ed Brewing Co.

Shawn & Ed Brewing Co.

65 Hatt Street, Dundas, ON, L9H 0C1

Dates & Times: Jan 28th, Feb 25th, Mar 31st, Apr 28th, Show starts at 1:00pm...

May 1

Dinosaur World Live

Core Entertainment

1 Summers Lane, Hamilton, ON

Date & Time: May 1st, 6:30pm - 7:45pm (approx) Ticket Price: $39.99 and up

May 2

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre: TEASING GRAVITY – Dances for the Young and Fearless

The Burlington Performing Arts Centre

440 Locust St, Burlington, ON L7S 1T7

Date & Time: May 2nd, 7:00pm Ticket Prices: Regular: $35 – $55 (All-in) Member: $30...

May 3 - 5

Hamilton Potters Guild Spring Sale 2024

10 Market Street South, Dundas, ON, Canada

Dates & Times: Friday, May 3rd - 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm Saturday, May 4th...

May 4

Burlington Model Railway Club – Open House

1137 Hidden Valley Road, Aldershot (Burlington), Ontario L7R 3X5

Date & Time: May 4th, 11:00am to 3:00pm Free Event

May 4

Gemma Conducts Beethoven 9

1 Summers Lane, Hamilton, ON

Date & Time: May 4th, 6:00 pm—Doors Open 6:30 pm—Pre-Concert Talk Begins 7:30 pm—Concert Begins...

May 4 - 5

Holly.O. Spring Studio/Gallery Show and Sale

16 Charlotte St. Paris, Ontario

Date & Time: May 4th & 5th, 11:00am - 5:00pm Free Event

May 5

Dine in the Spotlight with the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra

1 Summers Lane, Hamilton, ON

Date & Time: May 5th, 5:00pm - 9:00pm Ticket Price: $200 Per Person $1,200 for...

May 10 - 11

Why Not Wine

Sonic Unyon Records

Caroline St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 2C1, Canada

Dates & Times: Friday, May 10th - 6:00pm - 11:pm Saturday, May 11th - 4:00pm...

May 11

Paris Horticultural Society Annual Plant Sale

51 William Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L2

Date & Time: May 11th, 8:00am to 11:00am Free Event

May 11

Banfield Art Crawl

Banfield Neighbourhood, Paris ON

Date & Time: May 11th, 10:00am to 4:00pm Free Event

May 11

Mother’s Day Tea: Historic Cooking Workshop at Dundurn Castle

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ages: 14+ years Cost: $60 per person. Pre-registration is...

May 12

Burlington Symphony Orchestra: Symphonic Fairy Tales

The Burlington Performing Arts Centre

440 Locust St, Burlington, ON L7S 1T7

Date & Time: May 12th, 3:00pm to 5:30pm (Approx) Single Ticket Prices: Regular: $50 (All-in)...

May 15 - October 27

Burlington Centre Lions Farmer’s Market

777 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON, Canada

Dates & Times: Every Wed, Fri & Sat, 8:00am to 2:00pm Well-behaved dogs welcome! End...

May 15

Brant Waterways Foundation Gala – Forks on the Grand 2024

Paris Beer Company

31 Mechanic Street Paris, ON N3L 1K1

Date & Time: May 15th, 6:00pm - 10:00pm Gala Dinner Ticket Price: $150.00

May 17 - 20

Northern Heat Rib Series’24 – Binbrook

Binbrook Fairgrounds, 2600 Hamilton Regional Rd 56, Binbrook, Ontario

Dates & Times: Fri, May 17th - 4:00pm to 11:00pm Sat & Sun, May 18th...

Now thru May 23

Halton Hills EcoFilm Fest 2023-2024

Dates: 2023 - Oct 25th, Nov 15th, 2024 - Mar 21st, Apr 24, May 23rd

Now thru May 23

Music to Our Beers (Spring Lineup – April & May) – Live Local Music at Shawn & Ed Brewing Co.

Shawn & Ed Brewing Co.

65 Hatt Street, Dundas, ON, L9H 0C1

Dates & Times: Every Thursday (Unless otherwise stated), 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free! Come in and...

May 25 - 26

Boats in the Park with the Steam Museum

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON, L8H 7N2

Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Ages: All Cost: FREE event. Museum admission by donation....

May 26

Holmedale Art Crawl (Brantford)

162 Morrell St (Holmedale Neighbourhood), Brantford, ON, Canada

Date & Time: May 26th, 10:00am - 5:00pm Free Event Happening rain or shine!

May 28 - June 2

RBC Canadian Open

232 Golf Links Road, Ancaster, L9G 2N5

Event Dates: May 28th - Jun 2nd Ticket Prices: $28.00 and up

June 1 - 2

Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek

Battlefield House Museum & Park – National Historic Site

77 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8G 5E5

Dates & Times: June 1st, 3:30pm & 8:30pm June 2nd, 2:00pm Each re-enactment lasts from...

June 1

Downtown Milton SummerFest

Downtown Milton, Main Street East, Milton, ON, Canada

Date & Times: Jun 1st, 12:00pm to 8:00pm Free event!

June 8

The Iron Pour at the Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology – National Historic Site

900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON, L8H 7N2

Time: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Ages: All Cost: Free admission. Scratch blocks $25 per...

June 13 - 16

Sound of Music Festival

Spencer Smith Park, 1400 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario

Dates & Times: June 13th - 16th, Times vary between days. Free Admission

June 20 - 22

SOMETHING ELSE! Festival

28 James Street North, Hamilton, L8R 1A1

Event Dates: Jun 20th to Jun 22nd Free Admission Various Activity across Hamilton

June 22

An Evening at The Brant Inn

Joseph Brant Museum

2020 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario

Date & Time: June 22nd, 6:00pm to 11:00pm Event Price: $125/person ($120 for members) Tax...

Now thru June 27

Trivia Night at the Library Bar

Arlington Hotel

106 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M5

Dates & Times: Every Thursday at 7:00pm (unless cancelled)

June 28 - July 1

Northern Heat Rib Series’24 – Stoney Creek

Eastgate Square Mall, 75 Centennial Pkwy N, Hamilton, Ontario

Dates & Times: Fri, Jun 28th - 4:00pm to 11:00pm Sat & Sun, Jun 29th...

July 5 - 6

Rivers ‘n’ Roots Music Festival

Paris Fairgrounds, 139 Silver St, Paris, ON N3L 1V5

Date & Time: Jul 5th & 6th, 3:00pm - 11:00pm Ticket Prices: Weekend Pass $250...

July 5 - 7

Northern Heat Rib Series’24 – Georgetown

Trafalgar Sports Park, 11494 Trafalgar Rd Georgetown, Ontario

Dates & Times: Fri, Jul 5th - 4:00pm to 11:00pm Sat, Jul 6th - 12:00pm...

July 12 - 14

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 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 21 - 23

Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow

1987 Chiefswood Rd, Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Dates & Times: Jul 21st - 6:00pm till late Jul 22nd - 10:00am - 10:00pm...

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...

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....

August 23 - 25

Winona Peach Festival

1328 Barton St, Stoney Creek, ON L8E 5L3, Canada

Dates & Times: Aug 23, 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Aug 24, 10:00 AM -...

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