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A festival of festivals

Hamilton is a city of festivals, meaning you can spend each of your summer weekends taking in all the city – and Burlington! – has to offer. When someone asks what you’re doing on the weekend any time this summer, just say “Hamilton.” Festival season is…
Food + Drink

The Food Court Foodie

The Townhall Social Eatery serves up a top-tier variety of offerings under one cool roof on Concession Street. Kara Liersch is no stranger to the hustle of the restaurant business. As one third of Social Event Group, the Hamilton restaurant collective responsible for some of the coolest food…
Hamilton music Collective
City Life

Concrete Canvas: Painting the Town

Weekend-long mural painting event in August celebrates hip hop culture and street culture and leaves a colourful legacy across the city. Hamilton has long been a city of stories, but thanks to local artist Leon Robinson these stories are more plentiful, more varied, and certainly more colourful.
Arts + Culture

One for All: It’s Your Festival

After a three-year pandemic pause, one of Ontario's largest Canada Day celebrations makes its return to Gage Park. Returning to Gage Park after a three-year absence is the venerable It’s Your Festival. Presented by the Hamilton Folk Arts Heritage Council, the three-day event held over the Canada Day…
Food + Drink

The Because Beer Craft Beer Fest, that’s why

Hamilton Pier 4 event has been celebrating local suds and fabulous music since 2014.  Summer is not summer without backyard parties and a lively patio scene, but once mid-July rolls around, it’s often time to explore new frontiers of the social landscape. Ready to combine the alfresco aspect…
Arts + Culture

Art and Soul

If spending most of winter inside has you going a little stir crazy, we have some good news: Spring brings no shortage of arts-related events to cure your cabin fever. With that in mind, here are but six local happenings that will surely put a “spring” in your…