Don’t hide from winter this year. Lean into the season of snow, ice, and twinkling lights with our guide to winter in Hamilton.

Hike past a frozen waterfall, grab your tickets for a winter show, then warm up with some made-in-Hamilton comfort food.

Read on for things to do in Hamilton this winter with our guide to the best of the season.

See & Do

Hamilton's outdoor winter playground and world-class attractions offer a warm welcome.

Outdoor Adventure

Top Attractions



Hamilton's growing food and drink scene will have you feeling warm and cozy all winter long.

  • Wander through Hamilton's diverse neighbourhoods to discover culinary gems for comfort food and drink.
  • Toast the season and warm up at some of the city's best breweries, wineries, and cideries.
  • After a day exploring, warm yourself with a cup of joe at these first-rate Hamilton coffee shops.
  • Dig into our Brunch Guide to find the perfect spot to cozy up and enjoy your short stack.
  • Check out some of the city's newest culinary hotspots: Fisticuffs for night-market inspired, Chinese Malaysian snack food or the second location for the 80's inspired, neon coloured Electric Diner in downtown's iconic Lister Building.


Keep the kids active all winter with indoor activities and outdoor adventures.

Holidays in Hamilton