• Dundurn Castle

    Step back in time this Christmas at Hamilton Civic Museums

    A Victorian Christmas at Dundurn Castle As a child I would visit Dundurn Castle more times than I can count: with family, out-of-town visitors, or friends. I still absolutely adore returning to this historic mansion to daydream and revel in the romantic Victorian era wealth, lifestyle and luxuries of Dundurn’s inhabitants –the…

  • 10 must-attend August events in Hamilton 2018

    Here are some of the top events happening in Hamilton in August 2018. For a full August events listings, visit our event calendar.

  • August Long Weekend Events in Hamilton

    It’s nearly mid-summer which means another long weekend! Read on for a few ideas, or check out our full August long weekend event listing.

  • Celebrate 10 Years of Supercrawl at Hamilton’s Biggest Music and Arts festival

    Hook the catch of a lifetime during a chartered fishing trip with experienced guides.

  • Wake Up the Wild - giraffe selfie

    African Lion Safari: A Seriously Exotic Daytrip to Hamilton

    If you have yet to experience “Canada’s Original Safari Adventure”, make 2018 the year for this unforgettable outdoor day trip.

  • Street Murals

    A Guide to Hamilton’s Street Art Scene

    Get exploring the street art scene with local guide Kristin Archer.

  • Westfield

    It’s Here…Maple Syrup Season!

    The best part of getting over a harsh Canadian winter is that we are rewarded in spring with the gift of sweet, sweet maple syrup. Last year we headed to Westfield Heritage Village for their Maple Syrup Festival which kicks off March 4 this year. To get to Westfield it’s only a…

  • Exhibition Opening at AGH

    The Art Gallery of Hamilton

      Hamilton’s zeal for the arts manifests in many ways: monthly Art Crawls, independent galleries spread across neighbourhoods, arts festivals and an overarching new outlook on Hamilton’s cultural landscape turned unofficial slogan: “art is the new steel.” But this momentum has been building for many decades, thanks in large part…

  • Westfield Heritage Village - Christmas in the Woods

    Celebrate the Holidays in Hamilton

      It’s the most wonderful time of the year…in Hamilton! With less than one month until Christmas, holiday celebrations in the city are well underway. Here are some ways the city is spreading holiday cheer this season – join in! For a full list of Holiday Events happening in Hamilton…

  • Frootogo apple wagon

    Fresh from the Farm – Where to Pick-Your-Own Fall Treats in Hamilton

    As the harvest season draws to a close, fall’s last sweet treats—apples and pears—are ripe and ready for picking. Local pumpkin patches are also open, allowing families to choose the perfect jack-o’-lantern-worthy pumpkin. The Hamilton area is 70 per cent rural, perfect for those who live close by to grab fresh…