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Summer Fun at Hamilton’s Beaches

Posted in #MyHamilton, Nature
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Hot stuff: Follow the sun this summer to Hamilton’s best beaches Sun, sand and surf! You can enjoy all three without ever having to hit the road or show your passport. One of Hamilton’s best-kept secrets (up til now) is its wealth of cool, action-packed, scenic and downright wonderful beaches. And whether you just want […]

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August 5-7 Long Weekend Events in Hamilton

Posted in Holidays & Special Events

It’s nearly mid-summer which means another long weekend! Hamilton has a long list of amazing things to see and do for August 5 to August 7. Read on for a few ideas, or check out our full August long weekend event listing.     1. Festival of Friends (August 4-6) Jam out at one of […]

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10 must-attend August events in Hamilton 2017

Posted in Hamilton Highlights

Here are some of the top events happening in Hamilton in August 2017. For a list of all events happening in Hamilton in August visit our event calendar.   1. Peace by Piece: Stitching Together Canadian Stories July 10, 2017 to August 16, 2017 The Cotton Factory The Quilt of Belonging is a textile art […]

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Summer 2017 Music Festivals in Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton, Arts

There’s no better way to enjoy the summer than with a little music – and Hamilton provides a lot more than a little. Summer is festival season, which means that until September, you can see some of the best local, national and international talent, with musical styles that run the gamut. The settings are equally […]

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A guide to Hamilton’s Art Crawl

Posted in #MyHamilton, Arts

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 in some city sights all […]

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Celebrate fabric of our nation with the Quilt of Belonging at The Cotton Factory

Posted in #MyHamilton, Canada 150

A quilt is a perfect symbol of Canada – a great many diverse pieces that come together to create something beautiful. That’s what makes The Quilt of Belonging project so absolutely perfect for Canada’s 150th Anniversary. But this particular quilt is much bigger than what you might find on a bed. It spans more than […]

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10 must-attend July events in Hamilton 2017

Posted in Hamilton Highlights
Kick-Off Stilt Walkers photo by Dave Pijuan Nomura

Here are some of the top events happening in Hamilton in July 2017. For a list of all events happening in Hamilton in July visit our event calendar.   1. David Blaine – Magic Deconstructed Tour July 05, 2017 FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place) Having revolutionized modern magic and mesmerized audiences unlike any performer […]

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Elevated fun on Air Force Day give visitors a plane view of Canada’s proud aviation history

Posted in #MyHamilton, Canada 150

There’s magic in the air happening on July 8 as the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum hosts one of the country’s most noteworthy Canada 150 events. It will bring together more than 70 aircraft and current members of the Canadian Air Force during Air Force Day – Past, Present & Future. It is sure to deepen […]

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3 Ways To Celebrate Canada’s 150th On Canada Day

Posted in #MyHamilton, Canada 150

Red, white and new! Hamilton marks Canada’s 150th on Canada Day in epic style, from majestic Tall Ships to rare Avro Lancaster flyovers to fireworks and much more. Canada Day is always an special occasion, but this year’s event will be  especially memorable as the country marks 150 years since Confederation. How will you spend […]

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Where to Celebrate Canada150 in Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton, History

Save the dates! From tall ships to aircraft and birthday bashes, Hamilton celebrates Canada’s 150th in grand style from surf to sky. Hamilton is throwing a party, actually many of them, over the course of 2017 as Canada celebrates its 150th birthday as a nation. Countrywide, there will be thousands of events, but Hamilton’s lineup […]

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