Festivals & Events

Service at a Glance

Events Office

The Events Office facilitates requests for outdoor, public events on City property. Working with a team of City staff from various municipal divisions, they ensure that events have all the necessary permits, permissions and insurance in place and help to keep events healthy and safe for all concerned.

Family Day Events at Hamilton Civic Museums

On February 18, discover exciting Family Day adventures at a Hamilton Civic Museum!

Victorian crafts and historic kitchen goodies at Dundurn Castle, steam trains at the Museum of Steam & Technology or Comedy Classics at Whitehern. There are lots of hands-on encounters for all ages.

Hamilton Winterfest February 1 to 18, 2019

Join us for the 2019 Hamilton Winterfest. Explore your city from February 1 to 18 with more than 100 events.

Doors Open Hamilton May 4 & 5, 2019

Doors Open Hamilton invites you to its 17th annual event to discover first-hand Hamilton’s heritage treasures and cultural tourism experiences, some of which are rarely open to the public.

Spring Tide Bulb Show

The Spring Tide Bulb Show is a journey to an oasis with beautiful flower displays and the smell of spring. Bring your family to the Gage Park Tropical House during March Break to participate in our scavenger hunt and enjoy the first sights, sounds, and smells of spring!