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Celebrate Victoria Day Weekend in Hamilton

Posted in Holidays & Special Events

The sun is shining and the temperature is rising, all good signs for this Victoria Day weekend. Celebrate the Queen’s birthday in style this long weekend by soaking up some sun, music, knowledge and art in our beautiful, historic city. Here’s what’s happening in Hamilton for Victoria Day long weekend (May 19 to 21). HMCS […]

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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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Explore Hamilton’s Hidden Heritage – Enjoy Museums FREE for Museum Crawl

Posted in #MyHamilton

Hamilton civic museums will be participating in Museum Crawl this May, kicking off the month by opening up many historic sites and cultural facilities (for FREE!) for the May 5 and 6 weekend. This year, we are really excited to be including some sites that are rarely open to the public: Griffin House   Griffin House […]

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10 must-attend May events in Hamilton 2018

Posted in Hamilton Highlights

Here are some of the top events happening in Hamilton in May 2018. For a list of all events happening in Hamilton in May visit our event calendar.     1. Janes Walk Hamilton 2018 May 04, 2018 to May 06, 2018 Explore Hamilton by foot with an iconic Jane’s Walk. Location: Various across Hamilton, ON […]

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11 Ways to Explore Hamilton May 5-6 Weekend!

Posted in Hamilton Highlights
May 5-6 Sew Hungry header

With spring in full gear, there’s no better time to schedule a visit to Hamilton. Looking for a great weekend to start exploring? Already here and looking for plans? Check out these great events during a jam packed weekend (May 5-6). 1. Sew Hungry May 5, 2018 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Ottawa Street North […]

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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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10 must-attend April events in Hamilton 2018

Posted in Hamilton Highlights

Here are some of the top events happening in Hamilton in April 2018. For a list of all events happening in Hamilton in April visit our event calendar.   1. Beyond Time and Place April 05, 2018 Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra From ecstatic heights to serene atmospheres, the contemporary music on this program explores the colours […]

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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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