2018 Winterfest Event Listing

Hamilton Winterfest is celebrating its 40th year with various type of events or activities taking place between February 3 to 19, 2018. There is something for everyone to enjoy and we welcome you to explore the city during 17 fun-filled days!

Waterfront Festival of Lights & Outdoor Skating Rink

Saturday, February 3, 2018 to Monday, February 19, 2018
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Pier 8, 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton

Visit Pier 8 to enjoy the light displays, take advantage of our outdoor ice rink on the waterfront and warm up with a cup of hot chocolate at Willi

HCA Family Day

Monday, February 19, 2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts, 126 James Street South, Hamilton

Explore all the arts have to offer at the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts!

Family Day - Pine Cone Café

Monday, February 19, 2018
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Children and their adults can create bird feeders from pine cones, make bird snacks for our feathered friends during the winter months, and craft t

Winterfest Free Skate

Monday, February 19, 2018
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Bill Friday Lawfield Arena, 150 Folkestone Avenue, Hamilton

Enjoy skating for all ages. Children 6 years and under must be accompanied by a responsible guardian 12 years and older.

Dundas Rotary Winter Carnival

Monday, February 19, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundas Driving Park, 71 Cross Street, Dundas

Come join in the fun!

Family Day at Dundurn

Monday, February 19, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Explore a fascinating piece of Hamilton history at Dundurn National Historic Site on Family Day!

Family Day Comedy Classics

Monday, February 19, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Whitehern Historic House & Garden, 41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton

Tour the McQuesten home as it was in 1939 and then head to the renovated Stable to enjoy short comedy classic films and cartoons such as The Little

Family Fun Day - Trains, Trains and more Trains

Monday, February 19, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Visit our educational activity stations: build, experiment - make a sun-dial to take home.

The Gages: An Early Upper Canadian Family

Monday, February 19, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Visit the 200 year-old Gage home on Family Day and experience the work and play of an early Upper Canadian family.

Winterfest Family Day Celebration

Monday, February 19, 2018
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King Street West, Hamilton

Warm up at the Art Gallery of Hamilton!

Lone Rhubarbarian

Monday, February 19, 2018
1:15 pm to 1:45 pm
Hamilton Public Library - Turner Park Branch, 352 Rymal Road East, Hamilton

Listen to traditional children's folk songs from all over the world.

Storytelling and Drumming

Monday, February 19, 2018
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Hamilton Public Library - Central Branch, 55 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Jean Assamoa shares African culture through storytelling and drumming.

Family Movies - Cars 3

Monday, February 19, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Hamilton Public Library - Central Branch, 55 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Sit back with your family and enjoy watching Cars 3 together.

Lone Rhubarbarian

Monday, February 19, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Public Library - Central Branch, 55 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Listen to traditional children's folk songs from all over the world.

Storytelling and Drumming

Monday, February 19, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Public Library - Turner Park Branch, 352 Rymal Road East, Hamilton

Jean Assamoa shares African culture through storytelling and drumming.

Wednesday Wigglers - February

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

The Wednesday Wiggler program provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through a balance of adult

Early Morning Risers

Saturday, February 24, 2018
7:30 am to 9:00 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

Start your Saturday morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work playing in an interactive & exploratory environment.

Wednesday Wigglers - February

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Hamilton Children's Museum, 1072 Main Street East, Hamilton

The Wednesday Wiggler program provides preschool aged children (2 to 4 years) an opportunity to explore the environment through a balance of adult