• 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.

  • Kick-Off Stilt Walkers photo by Dave Pijuan Nomura

    10 must-attend July events in Hamilton 2018

    Experience the thrill of urban axe throwing with the league that started it all.

  • Street Murals

    A Guide to Hamilton’s Street Art Scene

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

  • Hamilton’s Brewing Heritage

    Hamilton has seen a steady flow of new craft breweries open in the last few years – a perfect pairing for the city’s explosive culinary scene. This new wave of breweries are bringing back historic traditions in a new way, building on the deep roots of Hamilton’s brewing history. Hamilton’s…

  • 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…

  • Fashion Blackbird Studio

    Hamilton Fashion

    Riding high off another successful run of the Fashion Zone at Supercrawl and with Hamilton Fashion Week just around the corner, it’s clear that Hamilton’s fashion scene is growing rapidly with lots to offer.  Exploring Hamilton fashion – from local designers to beautifully curated boutiques – is a great way…

  • Music Venues in Hamilton

    Hamilton has a vibrant music scene just waiting to be explored. You can find music everywhere – from stadiums to intimate clubs. To discover music in this city, you simply need to know where to go. Major Venues   Tim Hortons Field CFL fans will recognize the name Ivor Wynne…

  • A guide to Hamilton’s Art Crawl

    On the second Friday of every month, Hamilton’s arts and culture hub, James Street North, is transformed by a decade-old phenomenon called Art Crawl. These now famous art crawls provide a one-stop shop to experience the city’s burgeoning art, music, and food scenes, while shopping local, people watching, and taking…