2017 Hamilton Winterfest

2017 Hamilton Winterfest February 4 to 20

Winterfest is a celebration of the city of Hamilton and the beauty of the season


Discover that Hamilton is a city that doesn't hibernate in the wintertime!
Explore the city for 10 fun-filled days from February 4 to 20, 2017

  • winter-inspired neighbourhood celebrations
  • art exhibits
  • heritage
  • recreation programming
  • and so much more!

We are celebrating our 39th year with participating partners including:

  • neighbourhood associations
  • galleries
  • museums
  • recreation centres
  • and small businesses

2017 Winterfest Kick-Off event takes place Saturday, February 4 at Hamilton's beautiful Waterfront - Pier 8, 47 Discovery Drive featuring:

  • live music
  • family fun
  • outdoor skating
  • tasty treats

Stay tuned for more details!

New for 2017

Encouraging new programming development at the 2017 Winterfest Kick-Off
Individuals and groups are invited to submit proposals for presenting activations at the event. The City will provide modest financial incentives to support this programming.

Supporitng Hamilton Winterfest Event Partners in growing their audiences
A limited number of non-profit groups can apply to receive marketing guidance for their 2017 Hamilton Winterfest events.

To receive more information about these programs contact:
Hamilton Winterfest coordinator
Jen Anisef
Email: jen.anisef@hamilton.ca
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext.7612

Winterfest is a community-driven event, facilitated by the City of Hamilton.