Festivals & Events

Remembrance Day Services

Due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions and in accordance with direction from our Emergency Operations Centre, there will be no public services conducted for Remembrance day in order to protect our most vulnerable members of the military communities.

 

Watch the virtual service

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Time: 10:45 to 11:15 am
The public is encouraged to watch the virtual service online at Cable 14 or the City’s YouTube channel www.youtube/insidecityofhamilton

There will be no military parades or large public gatherings permitted at any City cenotaphs.

The Lancaster will conduct a flyover of Hamilton cenotaphs in acknowledgement of the day.

Soldier standing beside centograph in memoriam

Wreath laying

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will not be any public wreath laying at the City of Hamilton Remembrance Day services.

Any members of the public who wish to have a wreath placed on their behalf can drop their wreaths off at the Hamilton Military Museum in Dundurn Park from November 1 to 10, 2020. City of Hamilton staff will place your wreath at the cenotaph on Remembrance Day. Wreaths will be brought back to the Hamilton Military Museum the next day to arrange retrieval.