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Hamilton’s Hidden Historic Treasures

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Hamilton is an exciting place to be right now, especially for those attracted to the amazing architecture the city boasts. There are many hidden historic treasures in Hamilton that can be both looked at and admired, but also be experienced and enjoyed. Here are some amazing historic places you can only experience in Hamilton.   […]

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Treat mom to a special meal in Hamilton this Mother’s Day

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Taylors Tea Room vintage tea cup

Once a year, we get the opportunity to show our appreciation for our moms. For those in Hamilton this Mothers’ Day, a visit to one of our city’s great eateries for a delicious, carefully considered brunch or dinner in mom’s honour is a terrific way to say “Thank you for all that you do.” Reservations […]

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A Guide to Outdoor Patio Dining in Hamilton

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  Summer creates a new demand for cool outdoor dining and drinking spots to beat the heat. We take our patio season seriously in Hamilton and here are a few local favourites that range from the tried-and-true to the off the beaten path:   Jack & Lois   James Street North’s treasured Jack and Lois is […]

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Hamilton welcomes back historic Around the Bay Road Race

Posted in Holidays & Special Events

On your marks, get set…race! Hamilton welcomes back the Around the Bay Road Race March 23-26 along with thousands of participants. Around the Bay is North America’s oldest road race and one of Hamilton’s most iconic and well-loved local events. It was first run in 1894, three years before the Boston Marathon. The famous event has […]

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#HamOnt is for Coffee Lovers

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Mezza Caffe Coffee

In a city that boasts the very first Tim Hortons in the country, you better believe that Hamilton takes its coffee seriously.   The city is home to a fast growing roster of independent roasters and artisan coffee houses, each serving up an artful cup of java.  Here are just a few of my favourites:   […]

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Affordable Family Fun in Hamilton

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tiffany falls bridge

Let’s face it kids can cost a lot of money and they are constantly needing new places to explore and things to do. So when it comes to getting out in winter and doing free/affordable outings with kids in the city there are a ton of places to check out.   The Hamilton Children’s Museum […]

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36 Hours in Hamilton

Posted in Hamilton Highlights
Farmers Market flowers

Expedia.ca teamed up with Tourism Hamilton and the Hamilton International Airport to bring you a 36 hour guide to the Hammer   Characterized easily as a natural playground and cultural hub, Hamilton makes for a superb getaway during any season. Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment offer opportunities for outdoor adventure, and the region’s growing […]

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Open Late – Enjoy Late Night Dining in Hamilton

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The Ship

Hungry night owls rejoice! Hamilton’s late night food scene is expanding with many local kitchens now serving delicious fare late into the night. Here’s just a sample of some tasty spots to satisfy your late night cravings.   The Mule (open until 2 a.m.)   Balancing vibrant Mexicana and sexy urban decor, is King William […]

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A look back at Hamilton Winterfest Launch at Pier 8

Posted in Uncategorized, Winterfest
Winterfest

Outdoor skating, art installations, film screenings and an outdoor night market all helped make the 2016 Hamilton Winterfest Kick Off event last Saturday (Feb. 6) a huge success. Relive the amazing day – and night – with these Winterfest launch moments captured by photographer, Jeff Tessier.  And for more great Winterfest images from visitors and […]

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Lace Up Your Skates at an Outdoor Rink in Hamilton

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Pier 8 Night skate

There is something that is just so Canadian about skating outside. It often makes me think of the iconic children’s book The Hockey Sweater and my own memories of skating on frozen lakes as a child. Hamilton has well over 30 outdoor rinks. They are located in city parks and run by volunteer committees.   […]

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