10 must-attend February events in Hamilton 2019

Posted in Family Fun, Hamilton Highlights

Here are some of the top events happening in Hamilton in February 2019. For a list of all events happening in Hamilton in February visit our event calendar.

1. Hamilton Winterfest

Various locations
February 1 – 18

Winterfest is a celebration of Hamilton and the beauty of the season. Winter-inspired art exhibits, music performances, menus, heritage and recreation programming will bring people out of hibernation to connect with each other and explore the city.



2. Dan Mangan

New Vision United Church
February 1

Supercrawl presents Dan Mangan, two-time JUNO award-winning and two-time Polaris Music Prize listed musician and songwriter. With Matt Holubowski. 19+ event.



3. HPO’s Marz Homes Family Concert Experience – Compose Yourself!

McIntyre Performing Arts Centre, Mohawk College
February 2

Children and families can experience a full-day of symphony-themed fun with the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. A morning of activities is followed by a one-hour full orchestra concert that lets the audience decide what instruments will play and what music to hear, resulting in a unique world premiere. Activities recommended for ages 4+.



4. The Longest Road Show w/Terra Lightfoot, Lindi Ortega & Begonia

New Vision United Church
February 7

New Vision United Church

Spotlighting a killer lineup of road-tested musical artists — a bill co-headlined by Terra Lightfoot, Lindi Ortega, and Begonia — The Longest Road Show will feature these stellar artists performing in a showcase format. All ages. 7pm door



5. Frost Bites Festival

New Vision United Church
February 14-17

A diverse array of local artists heat up the coldest month of the year with short performance “bites” inspired by two historic churches in the downtown core: St Paul’s Presbyterian and New Vision United. Audience members choose which shows they’d like to see and when, as artist groups perform multiple performances per evening throughout the festival.



6. Hamilton Bulldogs vs Peterbourough Petes

FirstOntario Centre
February 16


2018 Ontario Hockey League Champions, the Hamilton Bulldogs take on the Peterborough Petes in the heart of downtown Hamilton.



7. From The Beatles, With Love

FirstOntario Concert Hall
February 16

Experience your favourite Beatles songs arranged for live orchestra, in collaboration with Hamilton artists including internationally renowned singer-songwriter Ian Thomas, Juno Award-winning Blues artist Steve Strongman, and more. Arrive early and attend the Inside the Music: Pre-concert talk at 6:30pm.



8. Family Fun Day – Trains, Trains and more Trains

Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology
February 18

All Aboard for Family Fun Day with Trains, Trains and more Trains. Gather alongside the model railroad train track where model steam trains will be running. Visit educational activity stations: build, experiment and make a sun-dial to take home.



9. Mini Pops Kids Live

FirstOntario Concert Hall
February 23

Concert with child

Packed with positive energy, The Mini Pop Kids are about empowering fans to be confident and to shoot for their dreams. This brand-new show features family-friendly versions of the year’s biggest hits by Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, and Bruno Mars alongside throwback favourites.



10. Blue Man Group

FirstOntario Centre
February 26 & 27

The popular Blue Man Group return to Hamilton for two special nights with a high-energy performance led by three bald and blue characters that blends art, technology, music and comedy.




For a full list of all events happening in Hamilton in February visit our event calendar.

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