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10 must-attend July events in Hamilton 2018

Posted in Hamilton Highlights
Kick-Off Stilt Walkers photo by Dave Pijuan Nomura

Here are some of the top events happening in Hamilton in July 2018. For a list of all events happening in Hamilton in July visit our event calendar.   1. Canada Day Celebration July 01, 2018 HMCS Haida National Historic Site Make H.M.C.S. Haida a part of your Canada Day celebrations! Don’t miss the noon […]

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Hamilton Patios Worth Visiting This Summer

Posted in #MyHamilton, Hamilton Highlights
Barangas Patio - Hamilton

Nothing says summer like patio season. Here are just some of the Hamilton patios to visit for a cold drink and al fresco dining while the air is warm – all perfect outdoor spots to take a bite out of Hamilton’s red hot food and drink scene. Gown and Gavel Hess Village Hamilton’s largest single […]

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Find Your Groove at a Music Festival in Hamilton this Summer

Posted in #MyHamilton

If you’re exploring Hamilton this summer, expect to see – and hear – the city come alive with music. Hamilton plays host to some of the best local, national and international musical talent, in all sorts of genres. The settings are equally varied – from picturesque waterfront parks to the streets of our city centre. […]

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Supercrawl takes over Hamilton Sept. 13 – 16

Posted in #MyHamilton, Arts

  One of the busiest and most exciting weekends in Hamilton is almost upon us – Supercrawl!  This free arts and culture festival spans James Street North over four days (Sept.13-16 2018), spilling onto side streets and neighbouring venues. Now in its 10th year, Supercrawl just keeps getting bigger and better, drawing more than 150,000 […]

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9 Must Taste Culinary Experiences in Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton, Hamilton Highlights
Culinary Experiences

With so much buzz around Hamilton’s food and drink scene it’s natural to want to get up close to the culinary action. From food tours and brew paths to hands-on workshops and classes, here are just nine must-taste experiences for your next visit to Hamilton. 1. Cheers to Beer – Tours & Festivals The city’s […]

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African Lion Safari: A Seriously Exotic Daytrip to Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton, Hamilton Highlights
Wake Up the Wild - giraffe selfie

If you have yet to experience “Canada’s Original Safari Adventure”, make 2018 the year for this unforgettable outdoor day trip. African Lion Safari’s expansive drive through reserve lets families get closer than they ever imagined to some of the world’s most exotic species. Located just an hour’s drive from Toronto and around an hour and […]

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A Guide to Hamilton’s Street Art Scene

Posted in #MyHamilton, Arts
Street Murals

Spring is here which means it’s time to get outside and explore! Hamilton’s art scene is bursting with talent and many local artists have taken their work to the streets. Here’s a guide to just some of the city’s iconic, colourful street murals.   1. ‘Greetings from Hamilton’ Mural at Durand Coffee     It’s […]

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6 Reasons to Visit Royal Botanical Gardens

Posted in #MyHamilton, Hamilton Highlights, Nature
RBG Water lily

Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is Hamilton’s own Paradise Found. As the largest botanical garden of its kind in Canada, this National Historic Site and part of the Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve, is an open-air museum filled with natural wonders. The year-round attraction is comprised of 2,700 acres with four distinct gardens, 27 kms of […]

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Hamilton’s Brewing Heritage

Posted in #MyHamilton, History

Hamilton has seen a steady flow of new craft breweries open in the last few years – a perfect pairing for the city’s explosive culinary scene. This new wave of breweries are bringing back historic traditions in a new way, building on the deep roots of Hamilton’s brewing history. Hamilton’s Hop History Hamilton is a […]

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12 brunch spots worth visiting Hamilton for

Posted in #MyHamilton
Motel Brunch

Making plans to meet for brunch is one of my favourite things to do on weekends. Brunches are decadent, unrushed and a great time to reconnect with friends and family. Luckily, Hamilton has seriously upped its brunch game in recent years. With so many great options, it’s getting hard to choose where to go. Here […]

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