Canada 150 Events Listing

Canada 150, Hamilton 2017: Reflect, Celebrate, Imagine

A listing of all Canada 150 events happening in Hamilton this year!

Schedule of events


Seniors Fitness Challenge 150 - Celebrate Seniors in Action

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Celebrate seniors in action! Come out and strut your stuff and show others the benefits and fun of fitness and community.

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 to Sunday, July 2, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 to Saturday, July 1, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

"OH CANADA"

Thursday, June 29, 2017 to Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Gallery on the Bay, 231 Bay Street North, Hamilton

Celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary with 150 works of art (paintings, prints, sculpture) reflecting all provinces & territories.

Songs for the Sesquicentennial

Thursday, June 29, 2017
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
The Hamilton Spectator - Auditorium, 44 Frid Street, Hamilton

Celebrate Canada's 150th year with a special free concert of music about Hamilton and Canada.

Stillness and Echoes

Thursday, June 29, 2017
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King Street West, Hamilton

Celebrate Canada's 150th with Robert Bruce performing "Stillness and Echoes" in the Tannenbaum Pavilion.

Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta

Friday, June 30, 2017 to Saturday, July 1, 2017
(All day)
Pier 8, 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton

The majestic Tall Ships are returning to Pier 8 - following their hugely successful visit back in the summer of 2013.

Ottawa Street BIA - Canada Day

Friday, June 30, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
East Kiwanis Place Parkette, 236 Ottawa Street North, Hamilton

Celebrate Canada Day with us on Ottawa Street, dress in red and white, take part in activities for the whole family and be sure to stop by the Park

Waterdown Oh Canada Ribfest

Friday, June 30, 2017 to Monday, July 3, 2017
11:00 am to 11:30 pm
Waterdown Memorial Park, 266 Main Street North, Waterdown

Come out for the ribs and stay for the live music, vendors in the Rotary Marketplace and family activities.

It's Your Festival

Friday, June 30, 2017 to Sunday, July 2, 2017
12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Gage Park, 1000 Main Street East, Hamilton

Canada Day weekend festival of music, arts and foods of the world, celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday.

Parade of Sail

Friday, June 30, 2017
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Pier 8, 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton

The majestic Tall Ships are returning to Pier 8 - following their hugely successful visit back in the summer of 2013.

Music on the Waterfront Stage - Friday, June 30

Friday, June 30, 2017
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Pier 8, 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton

Tall Ships Harbour Cruise - Empire Sandy

Saturday, July 1, 2017
(All day)
Pier 8, 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton

Tall Ships Harbour Cruise - Empire Sandy operated by Nautical Adventures

Leander Boat Club Canada Day Regatta and LBC 90th Anniversary Open House

Saturday, July 1, 2017
7:00 am to 10:00 pm
Leander Boat Club, 50 Leander Drive, Hamilton

Join us for a regatta, BBQ and tours of our club house in celebration of the Leander Boat Club’s 90th Anniversary and Canada’s sesquicentennial.

Rotary Club of Dundas Pancake Day

Saturday, July 1, 2017
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dundas Driving Park, 71 Cross Street, Dundas

Start your Canada Day with a traditional breakfast of pancakes, sausages and syrup served up by local dignitaries.

Canada Day Picnic in the Park

Saturday, July 1, 2017
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Webster Falls, Harvest Road, Dundas

Join the Greensville Optimists for their annual Canada Day Picnic at Websters Falls to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday.

Happy 150th Birthday, Canada!

Saturday, July 1, 2017
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
H.M.C.S. HAIDA, 658 Catharine Street North, Hamilton

Celebrate this special milestone birthday on Canada’s most decorated warship.

Avro Lancaster Fly-Overs

Saturday, July 1, 2017
11:00 am to 2:30 pm
Pier 8, 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton

The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum’s Avro Lancaster will conduct multiple fly-overs of the Waterfront during the Rendezvous Tall Ships Regatta a

Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days - 150 Years of Hamilton Railways

Saturday, July 1, 2017
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Come see our exhibit that features 150 years of railway history in the Hamilton area highlighting past railway places & events.

Free Tall Ship Deck Tours

Saturday, July 1, 2017
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Pier 8, 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton

Ship deck tours guided by the visiting crews are offered 11 am to 5 pm at no charge on a first-come, first–served basis.

Canada 150 Celebration Weekend

Saturday, July 1, 2017 to Sunday, July 2, 2017
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology National Historic Site, 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton

Join us as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation!

Corktown Co-op Party

Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Corktown Park, 175 Ferguson Avenue South, Hamilton

Join us for an afternoon of games, food trucks, and more!

This is a free event.

Canada 150 at the Famee Furlane of Hamilton

Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Famee Furlane Of Hamilton, 3457 Hendershot Road, Binbrook

Come celebrate with us at the Famee Furlane. Bouncy castles, dog shows, yoga classes, music, food, drinks and more!

Celebrate Canada 150 Day

Saturday, July 1, 2017
3:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Drive, Hamilton

Enjoy food trucks, family-friendly fun, and a spectacular live music line-up presented by RBC featuring Canadian artists.

Canada Day Military Tattoo

Saturday, July 1, 2017
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy a spectacular military musical celebration and experience a tradition that celebrates 25 years in

Music on the Waterfront Stage - Saturday, July 1

Saturday, July 1, 2017
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Pier 8, 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton

A Place to Belong

Sunday, July 2, 2017
6:00 am to 11:30 pm
Various locations across Hamilton,

Enjoy free access to 50 recreational, cultural, historical and conservation sites across Hamilton to mark the Canada 150 birthday weekend.

"OH CANADA"

Sunday, July 2, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Gallery on the Bay, 231 Bay Street North, Hamilton

Celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary with 150 works of art (paintings, prints, sculpture) reflecting all provinces & territories.

Canada 150 Celebration: Music at Fieldcote - Paul Novotny & Robi Botos

Sunday, July 2, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Enjoy a memorable outdoor performance at the band shell. Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with special guest Micheal Dunston. 

2nd Annual Nusardil Festival

Monday, July 3, 2017
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
T.B. McQuesten Park, 1199 Upper Wentworth Street, Hamilton

This years festival features "150 Stories: The Assyrian Road to Freedom, Our Paths to Canada" a community exhibit as part of the Canada 150 Celebra

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to Sunday, July 9, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to Saturday, July 8, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Canada 150 - A Musical Tribute

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
7:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Dundas Driving Park, 71 Cross Street, Dundas

The Dundas Concert Band will open it's summer concert series in the Dundas Driving Park with a special concert to commemorate Canada's 150th Annive

"OH CANADA"

Thursday, July 6, 2017 to Saturday, July 8, 2017
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Gallery on the Bay, 231 Bay Street North, Hamilton

Celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary with 150 works of art (paintings, prints, sculpture) reflecting all provinces & territories.

Air Force Day - Past, Present & Future

Saturday, July 8, 2017
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, 9280 Airport Road, Mount Hope

Meet current members of the Royal Canadian Air Force, see aircrafts up close & learn the many roles performed by Canada’s air force today.

Board Games at Battlefield 150

Saturday, July 8, 2017
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Bored? We’re having a birthday party…are you GAME?

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, July 8, 2017 to Sunday, July 9, 2017
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, July 8, 2017 to Sunday, July 9, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Multicultural Day - Celebrating 150 Years of Diversity

Saturday, July 8, 2017
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Eastwood Park, 111 Burlington Street East, Hamilton

Come celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with a day filled with multicultural music & performances, face painting and balloons for kids, free foo

Ancaster Kite Festival

Sunday, July 9, 2017
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Ancaster Fairgrounds, , Ancaster

Let's keep the party soaring celebrating Canada's 150th. The Ancaster Agricultural Society proudly presents the Ancaster Kite Festival.

"OH CANADA"

Sunday, July 9, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Gallery on the Bay, 231 Bay Street North, Hamilton

Celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary with 150 works of art (paintings, prints, sculpture) reflecting all provinces & territories.

Peace by Piece: Stitching Together Canadian Stories

Monday, July 10, 2017 to Wednesday, August 16, 2017
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton

The Heart of Ontario is hosting The Quilt of Belonging in partnership with The Cotton Factory, Hamilton’s creative arts centre.

Telling Tales Tuesday’s with the Creative Theatre Company

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton

Join Telling Tales on Tuesday mornings to celebrate Canadian stories.

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 to Sunday, July 16, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 to Saturday, July 15, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

150 Tai Chi in the Park Challenge

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

‘Tai one on’ - a healthy way to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.

"OH CANADA"

Thursday, July 13, 2017 to Saturday, July 15, 2017
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Gallery on the Bay, 231 Bay Street North, Hamilton

Celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary with 150 works of art (paintings, prints, sculpture) reflecting all provinces & territories.

Lady Hamilton Club Canada 150 Walking Tours

Friday, July 14, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Tourism Hamilton Visitor Centre, 28 James Street North, Hamilton

Lady Hamilton Club members are promoting Hamilton to residents & visitors through free walking tours of the city centre, focusing on significan

City Stories featuring SWEAT

Saturday, July 15, 2017 to Sunday, July 16, 2017
(All day)
Workers Arts & Heritage Centre, 51 Stuart Street, Hamilton

Ambitious City Stories: a weekend of industry and the arts (on two wheels!) for Canada 150 celebrations in Hamilton.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, July 15, 2017 to Sunday, July 16, 2017
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, July 15, 2017 to Sunday, July 16, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

"OH CANADA"

Sunday, July 16, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Gallery on the Bay, 231 Bay Street North, Hamilton

Celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary with 150 works of art (paintings, prints, sculpture) reflecting all provinces & territories.

Telling Tales Tuesday’s with Chad Solomon

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton

Join Telling Tales on Tuesday mornings to celebrate Canadian stories.

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 to Sunday, July 23, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 to Saturday, July 22, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

150 Yoga in the Park Challenge

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Come and be one of 150 yoga practitioners to demonstrate and celebrate your skills and participate in wishing Canada a Happy 150th Birthday at Batt

Sidewalk Sounds

Friday, July 21, 2017
10:00 am to 9:00 pm
All along Concession Street, 534 Concession Street, Hamilton

Enjoy our historic art installation that will be displayed for Sidewalk Sounds.

Celebrate Canada 150 at Neighbourhood BBQ

Friday, July 21, 2017
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Rugiel Supports for Community Living, 220 Cranbrook Drive, Hamilton

A neighbourhood BBQ will be held as an opportunity to celebrate our country's birthday and to renew the experience of hospitality and neighbourly r

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, July 22, 2017 to Sunday, July 23, 2017
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, July 22, 2017 to Sunday, July 23, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Telling Tales Tuesday’s with Jean Assamoa

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton

Join Telling Tales on Tuesday mornings to celebrate Canadian stories.

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 to Sunday, July 30, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 to Saturday, July 29, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Queen's Baton Relay

Friday, July 28, 2017
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Tim Hortons Field, 64 Melrose Avenue North, Hamilton

Join us as we welcome the Queen’s Baton at the original birth place and founding city of the British Empire Games (now known as the Commonwealth Ga

H.M.C.S. HAIDA Women of War Weekend

Saturday, July 29, 2017 to Sunday, July 30, 2017
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
H.M.C.S. HAIDA, 658 Catharine Street North, Hamilton

Join us in honouring the women of war as we mark the 75th anniversary of the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service, better known as the “WRENS”.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, July 29, 2017 to Sunday, July 30, 2017
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, July 29, 2017 to Sunday, July 30, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Emancipation Day at Griffin House

Sunday, July 30, 2017
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Griffin House National Historic Site, 733 Mineral Springs Road, Dundas

Join us to discover how Enerals Griffin - one of the first African-American settlers in Ancaster, and his family, lived in the late1830’s on a farm

Telling Tales Tuesday’s with Derek Douglas

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton

Join Telling Tales on Tuesday mornings to celebrate Canadian stories.

Mohawk Sports Park Canada 150 ParticipACTION Playlist Event

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
11:30 am to 3:30 pm
Mohawk Sports Park, 1100 Mohawk Road East, Hamilton

Celebrate the re-opening of one of Hamilton’s newest inclusive, accessible outdoor sport & recreation spaces and take the opportunity to comple

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 to Sunday, August 6, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 to Saturday, August 5, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, August 5, 2017 to Sunday, August 6, 2017
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, August 5, 2017 to Sunday, August 6, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Telling Tales Tuesday’s with Itah Sadu

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton

Join Telling Tales on Tuesday mornings to celebrate Canadian stories.

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 to Sunday, August 13, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 to Saturday, August 12, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Lady Hamilton Club Canada 150 Walking Tours

Friday, August 11, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Tourism Hamilton Visitor Centre, 28 James Street North, Hamilton

Lady Hamilton Club members are promoting Hamilton to residents & visitors through free walking tours of the city centre, focusing on significan

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, August 12, 2017 to Sunday, August 13, 2017
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, August 12, 2017 to Sunday, August 13, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Telling Tales Tuesday’s with Paul Covello

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton

Join Telling Tales on Tuesday mornings to celebrate Canadian stories.

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 to Saturday, August 19, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Kairos Blanket Exercise on The Green

Thursday, August 17, 2017
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Ancaster Village Church, 37 Halson Street, Ancaster

An experiential teaching tool to share the historic & contemporary relationship between Indigenous & non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.

Sidewalk Sounds

Friday, August 18, 2017
10:00 am to 9:00 pm
All along Concession Street, 534 Concession Street, Hamilton

Enjoy our historic art installation that will be displayed for Sidewalk Sounds.

Hamilton Greek Fest 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Inch Park, Corner of East 15th Street & Brucedale Avenue, Hamilton

Join us for the 40th annual Greek Fest celebrating the sights, sounds and tastes of the Greek culture.

1867 - Sara’s 21st Birthday Party Celebration “Sit and Sketch”

Saturday, August 19, 2017
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

To jointly celebrate Canada’s and Sara’s birthdays, we welcome artists to bring their own art supplies and recreate the beautiful vistas found thro

GPTOY Celebrates Canada's 150th Birthday

Saturday, August 19, 2017
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
T.B. McQuesten Park, 1199 Upper Wentworth Street, Hamilton

Join you neighbours as Give Proof to Our Youth celebrates with an afternoon of fun, activities and live entertainment.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, August 19, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, August 19, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to Saturday, August 26, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, August 26, 2017 to Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Strange Day at the Bay

Saturday, August 26, 2017
2:00 pm to 11:30 pm
Bayfront Park, 200 Harbour Front Drive, Hamilton

Strangewaves presents Strange Day at the Bay, a free day-long celebration of the rich and eccentric musical talent of the Hamilton region and beyon

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, August 26, 2017 to Sunday, August 27, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

H.M.C.S. HAIDA Happy 74th Birthday Haida

Sunday, August 27, 2017
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
H.M.C.S. HAIDA, 658 Catharine Street North, Hamilton

Join us in celebrating Haida’s 74th birthday with family friendly fun!

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to Sunday, September 3, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to Saturday, September 2, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Our Stories: The Village at St. Elizabeth Mills

Friday, September 1, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
(All day)
The Village at St. Elizabeth Mills, 393 Rymal Road West, Hamilton

Come experience the stories and history of The Village at St.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, September 2, 2017 to Sunday, September 3, 2017
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn

Saturday, September 2, 2017 to Sunday, September 3, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff.

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 to Sunday, September 10, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 to Saturday, September 9, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Lady Hamilton Club Canada 150 Walking Tours

Friday, September 8, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Tourism Hamilton Visitor Centre, 28 James Street North, Hamilton

Lady Hamilton Club members are promoting Hamilton to residents & visitors through free walking tours of the city centre, focusing on significan

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to Sunday, September 17, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to Saturday, September 16, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Sidewalk Sounds

Friday, September 15, 2017
10:00 am to 9:00 pm
All along Concession Street, 534 Concession Street, Hamilton

Enjoy our historic art installation that will be displayed for Sidewalk Sounds.

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 to Saturday, September 23, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

The Canadian Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team at the Ancaster Fair

Friday, September 22, 2017 to Saturday, September 23, 2017
(All day)
Ancaster Fairgrounds, , Ancaster

Come celebrate Canada's 150th at the Ancaster Fair with the Canadian Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team.

LMFRC Amazing Race III

Saturday, September 23, 2017
9:30 am to 8:00 pm
HMCS Star, 650 Catherine Street North, Hamilton

Join this friendly competition using creative clues to find famous historical and military commemorative locations within Hamilton.

Welcome to Canada: Jewish Immigrant Stories of Hamilton

Sunday, September 24, 2017
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Beth Jacob Synagogue, 375 Aberdeen Avenue, Hamilton

For Canada’s 150th birthday year, the Rosenshein Museum committee is presenting stories of Jews who have come to our community since 1975 - a new w

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Sunday, October 1, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

H.M.C.S. HAIDA Robin's Redemption - Interactive play

Saturday, September 30, 2017 to Sunday, October 1, 2017
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
H.M.C.S. HAIDA, 658 Catharine Street North, Hamilton

Join us for an interactive play presented by "Live History" Theatre Company at the H.M.C.S. HAIDA.

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 to Saturday, October 7, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Diwali at the City Hall 2017: Integration of Diverse Cultures to Celebrate Canada 150

Saturday, October 7, 2017
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton

To celebrate Canada 150 the event will showcase stories/photographic exhibits of Indian Immigrants in the city of Hamilton and highlight role of im

H.M.C.S. HAIDA Season Closing

Sunday, October 8, 2017
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
H.M.C.S. HAIDA, 658 Catharine Street North, Hamilton

Join us on Thanksgiving Sunday on our last day of the season. Thank you for visiting us in this year of celebrating Canada 150! 

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 to Saturday, October 14, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Lady Hamilton Club Canada 150 Walking Tours

Friday, October 13, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Tourism Hamilton Visitor Centre, 28 James Street North, Hamilton

Lady Hamilton Club members are promoting Hamilton to residents & visitors through free walking tours of the city centre, focusing on significan

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 to Saturday, October 21, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

History Lives Here - Evening Tours

Saturday, October 21, 2017
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Battlefield House Museum & Park, 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek

Glimpse into the past and see history come to life in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday as actors recreate a number of playful historical vign

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Concession Fallfest

Saturday, October 28, 2017
10:00 am to 9:00 pm
All along Concession Street, 534 Concession Street, Hamilton

Enjoy our historic art installation "A Walk Down Memory Lane" for Canada 150 that will be displayed for Fallfest. 

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 to Sunday, November 5, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 to Saturday, November 4, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to Sunday, November 12, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to Saturday, November 11, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

A Canadian Story: Letters from Homefront and the trenches

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Ancaster Municipal Service Centre, 300 Wilson Street East, Ancaster

Join us for an informative and interesting talk on the letters exchanged between a father & son, during WWI – from the Farmer Family archives,

Lady Hamilton Club Canada 150 Walking Tours

Friday, November 10, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Tourism Hamilton Visitor Centre, 28 James Street North, Hamilton

Lady Hamilton Club members are promoting Hamilton to residents & visitors through free walking tours of the city centre, focusing on significan

From Dominica to Canada - Immigration Stories, Volunteerism, and Celebrating Canada's 150th

Saturday, November 11, 2017 to Sunday, November 12, 2017
1:00 pm to 1:00 am
Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Resurrection, 821 Upper Wentworth Street, Hamilton

We will be showcasing immigration stories of our members, our longstanding volunteerism in this community (38 years) and saying thank you to Canada

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 to Saturday, November 18, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 to Sunday, November 26, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 to Saturday, November 25, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Pipeline Trail Parade 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Pipeline Trail, 1203 Main Street East
by Huxley Avenue North
, Hamilton

Join neighbours in Crown Point and Homeside to celebrate friendship, water and light in this year’s Pipeline Trail Parade.

O Canada, Our Canada

Friday, November 24, 2017
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Grace Lutheran Church, 1107 Main Street West, Hamilton

Villanella presents a concert, O Canada, Our Canada celebrating Canada 150 through folk songs.

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 to Sunday, December 3, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 to Saturday, December 2, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Celebrating Canada, Celebrating Hamilton Opening Gala

Thursday, November 30, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South #105, Hamilton

For their 25th exhibit, Art in the Workplace will be showcasing the skills of 80-100 local artists with a Canadian 150 theme at McMaster Innovation

Celebrating Canada, Celebrating Hamilton

Monday, December 4, 2017 to Friday, December 8, 2017
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South #105, Hamilton

For their 25th exhibit, Art in the Workplace will be showcasing the skills of 80-100 local artists at McMaster Innovation Park. 

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 to Sunday, December 10, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 to Saturday, December 9, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Lady Hamilton Club Canada 150 Walking Tours

Friday, December 8, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Tourism Hamilton Visitor Centre, 28 James Street North, Hamilton

Lady Hamilton Club members are promoting Hamilton to residents & visitors through free walking tours of the city centre, focusing on significan

Celebrating Canada, Celebrating Hamilton

Monday, December 11, 2017 to Friday, December 15, 2017
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South #105, Hamilton

For their 25th exhibit, Art in the Workplace will be showcasing the skills of 80-100 local artists at McMaster Innovation Park. 

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 to Sunday, December 17, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 to Saturday, December 16, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Celebrating Canada, Celebrating Hamilton

Monday, December 18, 2017 to Friday, December 22, 2017
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South #105, Hamilton

For their 25th exhibit, Art in the Workplace will be showcasing the skills of 80-100 local artists at McMaster Innovation Park. 

Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 to Sunday, December 24, 2017
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hamilton Military Museum, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

Exhibit: From ‘The Ark’ - Ancaster 150

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 to Saturday, December 23, 2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster

Join the Farmer family as they journey from “The Ark” of family lore through 150 years of life in Ancaster.

Celebrating Canada, Celebrating Hamilton

Monday, December 25, 2017 to Friday, December 29, 2017
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South #105, Hamilton

For their 25th exhibit, Art in the Workplace will be showcasing the skills of 80-100 local artists at McMaster Innovation Park. 

Event sponsor logos: Hamilton Civic Museums, Hamilton Events Office, Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, RTO