Visiting Hamilton for the 2024 RBC Canadian Open (June 28 – May 2)? Make sure you leave time before and after the tournament, to eat, shop, and play across the city.

Eat & Drink

Fuel up for a great few days of golf and music, at these food and drink destinations:

  • The Argyle is a golf-inspired bar in the city’s east end with classic cocktails and local craft beers that lets guests hone their golf swing with indoor golf simulators. Check out more popular local bars.
  • Ancaster Mill is an iconic Hamilton fine dining experience minutes from Hamilton Golf and Country Club with curated earth-to-table menu and beautiful views, including its own waterfall.
  • Looking for a patio between the tournament and evening SiriusXM Concert Series?

    Visit cobblestoned, European-inspired patios like Coach & Lantern and Brewer’s Blackbird nearby in Ancaster. Or head downtown for destination outdoor dining along King William Street, or Radius and Gown and Gavel in Hess Village.

  • Gear up for a great day on the green with a made-in-Hamilton brunch or fuel your tournament visit with a strong cup of coffee from one of these local coffee shop favourites.

Food & Drink


Don’t leave Hamilton empty-handed. Stop by some of these unique shops to bring a piece of Hamilton home with you.

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Make sure you leave time before and after the Open to explore Hamilton’s playground.

  • Did you know Hamilton is home to the country’s largest and most spectacular botanical garden? Royal Botanical Gardens is in full bloom and packed with gardens, trails and events.
  • Hamilton is known as the City of Waterfalls thanks to more than 100 falls and cascades across the city. Tiffany Falls is minutes from the golf club and easy to reach and Albion Falls is one of the city’s most popular cascading jewels and well worth the short drive. See our Waterfalls Guide for more.
  • Visiting with kids? The city is packed with kid-approved attractions. Get up close to some of the world’s most exotic animals at the original drive-through reserve African Lion Safari or soar through the trees at Treetop Trekking.

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