Long weekend happenings

May 17, 2019

Friday May 17

Sidewalk Sounds – Concession Street

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
This free event has music, local Hamilton vendors & food.


Saturday May 18

Family Favourite Moives – SilverCity Hamilton Mountain

11:00 am
Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse


Sunday May 19

Plant Sale – Stoney Creek Battlefield Park – 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

8:00 am to Noon
Hanging baskets, annuals, herbs & more for sale.


Victoria Day Fireworks – Dundas Driving Park – 71 Cross Street

5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Fireworks Display: 9:30 pm
Starting at 6:00 pm there will be live music & food trucks.
Rain date May 20

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In Hamilton This Weekend

May 10, 2019

Friday May 10th


James Street North Art Crawl
4:00 pm
Cost:: Free
Enjoy the performers & displays on the sidewalks


Saturday May 11th

WHAT – West Hamilton Artists Tour10 am to 5 pm
Cost: Free


Hammer City Roller Derby Home Opener
Dave Andreychuck Mountain Arena – 25 Hester Street
Cost: $15
Doors at 4:00 pm


Sunday May 12th

Tea & Beer: Mother’s Day at Merit
107 James Street North
Cost: $12
11 am to 12 pm


Forge FC vs Cavalry FC
Tim Horton’s Field


WHAT – West Hamilton Artists Tour
10 am to 5 pm
Cost: Free


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Happenings in Hamilton this weekend....

May 03, 2019



Sew Hungry – Ottawa Street North

11 am to 8 pm

Cost: Free
Enjoy over 30 food trucks & 17 restaurants


Veggie Fest Hamilton – Ancaster Fairgrounds

10 am to 6 pm

Cost: Free

Over 80 booths, workshops & family friendly activities!


Doors Open Hamilton
10 am to 4 pm

Cost: Free

Check out places in Hamilton such as the AGH, Auchmar Manor House, Batlefield House Museum & Park and more.







Doors Open Hamilton
10 am to 4 pm

Cost: Free

Check out places in Hamilton such as the AGH, Auchmar Manor House, Batlefield House Museum & Park and more.


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Looking for something to do this weekend?

April 26, 2019



Family Favourites at Cineplex Theatres

11:00 am, Cost $2

Watch a family favourite movie Saturday mornings at 11am.


Forge FC vs York9 FC

1:00 pm @ Tim Hortons Field

Check out the first ever Canadian Premier League match


2019 AGH Art Sale

12:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Free, All ages

This years Art Gallery of Hamilton art sale


Alpaca Ontario Spring Show

7402 Mud Street West

9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Free, All Ages

Visitors can watch the annual spring show & also walk an alpaca, shop at vendors, see alpaca shearing & spinning & meet the farmers.





April Family Fun Day @ Art Gallery of Hamilton

1:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Free for AGH members, non members $5 per family

Mini tours of 2nd floor exhibitioons where docents will show kids & parents how to look carefully & think creatively.

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This Long Weekend in Hamilton

August 02, 2018



Friday August 3rd to Sunday August 5th

Festival of Friends – Gage Park
An annual (since 1976) outdoor music, arts & crafts festival.
Headliners: Sam Roberts Band (Friday), High Valley (Saturday) & Tom Cochrane w Red Rider (Sunday)
For more information & set times: www.festivaloffriends.ca


Friday August 3rd to Monday August 6th

Enchanted Garden Weekend – Royal Botanical Gardens – Rock Garden
1185 York Boulevard
Cost: Adults $20.92, Youth/Senior $18.27, Age 4-12 $13.85, Age 3 and under Free
Tickets required
A touch of magic awaits in the enchanted garden.


Friday August 3rd

Funday Friday  - Hamilton Children’s Museum
9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Cost: $2 for adults, seniors and students, $4 for children, free for infants under 1 year, $9 for family
Learn something about science, natures & creative design.

Friday Night Tour – Central Library
Meet in the living room on the first Friday of every month.
5:00 pm
Highlights tour of the art collection at HPL.  At 6:00 pm you will continue to the Art Gallery of Hamilton for a docent led free tour.

AGH Friday Free Night – Art Gallery of Hamilton
123 King Street West
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
On the first Friday of the month admission is free from 4:00-8:00 pm.


Saturday August 4th

Community Archaeology Dig – Erland Lee Museum
522 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Adults 16+ $25, Juniors (age 12-15) $15
Participate in a real archaeological dig!


Sunday August 5th

MERIT Brewing Tour & Tasting – Merit Brewing
107 James Street North
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
$10 + HST
Tour the taproom & bottle shop & discover how beer is made.  Includes 12oz beer samples & 30 minute tour.

Historic Garden Tours – Dundurn National Historic Site
610 York Boulevard
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Garden staff lead the tour where you will enjoy informative stories & learn historic gardening knowledge.

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This Weekend in Hamilton

July 18, 2018



Some happenings in Hamilton:

Fringe Festival – various venues, downtown Hamilton
July 19 – 29
For more information: http://hamiltonfringe.ca/

Thursday July 19th

Hamilton Tiger Cats vs Saskatchewan Roughriders – Tim Horton’s Stadium
7:00 pm
Tickets – ticketmaster

Friday July 20th

Music in the City – Jackson Square
2 King Street West
12:00 noon to 2:00 pm
All ages, free
Rooftop Gardens above Jackson Square

Mounted Police Visit  - Dundas Public Library
18 Ogilvie Street, Dundas
All ages, Free
A visit from one of Hamilton’s mounted police officers & his horse partner

Saturday July 21st

Hamilton Farmers’ Market – 35 York Boulevard
7:00 am to 5:00 pm
Established in 1837 with over 60 vendors open year round.

Shop the Cotton Factory – 270 Sherman Avenue North
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
On the 3rd Saturday of the month you can view & purchase at the studios.
For more information: 905-547-8256

T-Shirt Printing – Centre 3
173 James Street North
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
For more information: 905-524-5084

Sunday July 22nd

Yoga in the Park – Gage Park
10:00 to 11:00 am
Cost – pay what you can
All levels are welcome

The Spirits of Paradise – Royal Botanical Gardens Arboretum
16 Old Guelph Road
All Ages, $15
1.5 hour theatre experience helps you understand how the landscape has changed over the last 2 centuries

40th Anniversary Celebration – Hamilton Children`s Museum
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Free, All ages
Indoor and outdoor activities, popcorn & refreshments.

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