• 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.

  • Answer the Call: Hamilton Heritage Sites

    Many roads from wars past converge in Hamilton. The city has an abundance of sites connected to significant military events. For anyone interested in history, these come alive again through the stories they tell and the memories they honour. Throughout the week services will be held throughout the city in…

  • It happens here! 6 awesomely unique, only-in-Hamilton things to do, see and taste

    Ask any Hamiltonian and they will tell you that their hometown is one of a kind. And that’s a fact. The city is like no other and can back up that claim by offering a roster of things available only here and nowhere else – more reasons to visit, stay…

  • Apple Festival

    Hamilton’s vibrant past – where history lives on

    Hamilton’s historical roots run deep. Though it became a city officially in 1846, records show that it had a small population in 1816 and prior to that it was occupied by the Chonnonton, an Iroquois-speaking nation. Thankfully, a wide range of sites available today allows us to experience memorable chapters…