Fall for Hamilton this season with a quick road trip that checks all your sweater weather getaway boxes.

We're nearby, home to some of the best fall colours in the region and an amazing lineup of fall fairs and events.

Here's your round up of pumpkin spice and everything nice in Hamilton this fall.

1. Fall Fairs and Festivals for the Family


Celebrate the season right with a trip to one of Hamilton's famous fall fairs. Think midway rides, agricultural shows and everyone's favourite: demolition derby!

Find your perfect fall fair

2. Fantastic Fall Hikes


The striking Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, cuts through Hamilton giving the city its many famous trails and waterfalls. Come fall, these forested trails are transformed into a breathtaking palette of red, gold and orange. Get your cameras ready and prepare to be wowed.

Plan your visit around these first-rate routes

3. Pick Your Own Fall Fun


Fresh air, sweet treats and corn mazes are what autumn is all about. Hamilton is more than two thirds rural, offering visitors of all ages endless farms and country routes to explore. Plan your visit with this guide to nine pick your own favourites.

Find fall harvest fun in Hamilton

4. Hamilton's Best Brews

Fuel your adventure at one of Hamilton's buzz-worthy breweries and cideries. From cool and industrial to rural and peaceful, we've got a great lineup of spots to choose from. If you're craving something warmer… and more caffeinated, Hamilton's also been making headlines for our gorgeous and quality-obsessed coffee houses.

Check out our Brewery Guide


Check out our Coffee Guide

5. Feed Your Hunger


Everyone's raving about Hamilton red-hot dining scene. WestJet's most recent issue described Hamilton's "culinary prowess as soon rivaling that of Toronto's". The Food Network recently described us a "hub for hungry hordes, with maverick chefs opening trendy new eateries."

Get Hungry!

Fall Events Worth Visiting For

From blockbuster festivals to fascinating walking tours to unforgettable exhibits, we've got something for every traveler. Visit our calendar and plan your trip around one of these unique-to-Hamilton events.

Mark your calendar