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Celebrating all things Hamilton / Welcome Message


Diverse. Vibrant. Ambitious. That's Hamilton.

HCM is your new premier city lifestyle resource. Our editorial coverage will bring readers the best of the Greater Hamilton area in both print and digital – from arts and culture, music and entertainment, food and fashion, to history and heritage, local profiles, business and innovation, and current events. It showcases all that makes Hamilton a fantastic place to visit, live, shop, eat, drink, explore, play and do business.

Connect with people who get out in their city, care about local, and want the best out of life. Whether you're a veteran employer, an upstart new arrival, a small neighbourhood business, or a local not-for-profit, we have advertising options to fit your needs and budget. Grow your business while supporting an important local and independent media voice.

HCM is your magazine. About Hamiltonians, for Hamiltonians, by Hamiltonians.

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HAMILTON CITY Magazine is published by Hamilton City Publishing Inc. We offer five print issues each year, with a circulation of 10,000, and a fully accessible digital magazine with no paywall. Our key themes for the coming year include:

  • FALL – A Celebration of Arts + Culture
  • WINTER/HOLIDAY – Our Multi-Holiday Issue + Gifts, Gift-Giving and Charitable Giving
  • SPRING – The Best in Food + Drink
  • EARLY SUMMER – Made in Hamilton
  • SUMMER – Summer Music + Festival Guide


Our Vision

To inspire, inform, educate and entertain (and celebrate) through compelling words (stories) and eye-catching visuals (photography, illustration and video). In short, we are celebrating all things Hamilton.

Our Mission

Driven by a love of all that makes Hamilton one of a kind, HAMILTON CITY Magazine's mission is to tell the stories that celebrate the city's past, present and future. Feature stunning photography, illustrations and world-class writing, Hamilton City Magazine is the go-to source for all things Hamilton: from arts and entertainment to food and fashion to politics and current events, each edition of HCM will celebrate, educate, inform and entertain. We are YOUR magazine. About Hamiltonians, for Hamiltonians, by Hamiltonians. In short, we are telling the stories that celebrate the city's past, present and future.

Our Values Statement

HAMILTON CITY Magazine is a proud living-wage employer. We value and support our local writers, photographers and artists with some of the best professional fees in the Canadian magazine industry. To truly reflect this great city and its people, HAMILTON CITY Magazine also embraces and reflects the values of equity, diversity and inclusion. We support local vendors for our product and service purchases and look forward to making an economic, social and cultural impact in our city. We are a force for progress and continuous celebration of all things Hamilton.

Where To Find Us

  • At your doorstep with a subscription
  • Art Gallery of Hamilton, The City and The City Books, Dr. Disc Hamilton, Epic Books, King West Books, and Indigo, Chapters, Coles in the Greater Hamilton, Burlington and Toronto area