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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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9 REASONS TO LOVE WINTER (FEST) IN HAMILTON

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Winterfest

What do you love about Winter in Hamilton? Is it shedding layers of clothing and flopping onto the couch to watch TV as soon as you walk in through your front door? That is a perfectly relatable answer – however, the City of Hamilton’s annual Hamilton Winterfest program hopes to introduce some alternatives. Winterfest invites […]

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Lace Up Your Skates at an Outdoor Rink in Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton
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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5 Hamilton Restaurants to Help You Ring in the New Year!

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Aberdeen Tavern

Wherever your New Year’s Eve adventure takes you, these hot Hamilton eateries are a great choice for guiding your tastebuds into 2016.  Each  are featuring special menus and festivities that you won’t want to miss so be sure to book your seat soon as New Year’s Eve reservations go quickly.   Carmen’s   One of […]

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Give the gift of a Hamilton experience this holiday season

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Theatre Aquarius Performance

  In addition to shopping local for beautiful presents this holiday season, why not add something a little different this year under the tree – like the gift of an amazing Hamilton cultural experience.   Art Gallery of Hamilton   Hamilton has an incredible, world-class art gallery in the heart of our downtown. Art Gallery […]

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A Vegetarian Tour of Hamilton

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The Green Smoothie Bar

Vegetarians and vegans rejoice! Hamilton’s fast evolving food scene is clearly embracing a veggie-friendly palate. The city is brimming with restaurants that have strong ties to local growers, a focus on seasonal, farm-to-table dishes that celebrate diverse global cuisine AND create masterful vegetarian/vegan dishes that would tempt the tastebuds of even the most committed carnivore. […]

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Spectacular Fall Hikes in Hamilton

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Dundas Valley

Just this past weekend, the city’s trees seemed to collectively decide to start changing colour. And a recent walk to the Dundas Peak proved that now’s the time to see the leaves before they collectively decide to fall. So, where to go? There is no shortage of fall hiking options around this fabulous city, surrounded […]

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Family Fun at Art Gallery of Hamilton

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Family Picnic

There are about a billion things that I love about Hamilton, which was a major factor in why I started my blog This Must be the Place to document it all. One thing that I truly love and appreciate about our city is that it is home to the Art Gallery of Hamilton. When we first moved to […]

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Super Eats at Supercrawl

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Food Trucks

James Street Supercrawl is Hamilton’s shining annual urban arts celebration. And to truly appreciate all that one of the best festivals in Ontario has to offer, you’ll need to start early and stay late and THAT means regular breaks for culinary magic and gorgeous drinks. Fortunately, James Street North is FULL of spectacular eateries for […]

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Animal Attraction: Behind the Scenes at African Lion Safari

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African Lion Safari

Excited and nervous: That’s how I felt before embarking on a VIP behind-the-scenes safari called Wake Up the Wild at African Lion Safari. It promised up-close encounters with some of the park’s most beloved animals, including a chance to hand feed Rothschild giraffes – the chance of a lifetime for any animal lover.   Monkey […]

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