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.
Now available: Online Kickoff Event Programming Proposal Application Form
The deadline for appications has been extended to Monday, December 5.

Supporting 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.
Now available: Online Marketing Consultation Application Form
The deadline for appications has been extended to Monday, December 5.

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.