2017 Hamilton Children's Water Festival

The Hamilton Children’s Water Festival is a three-day educational, hands-on, out of school, opportunity to educate students about the importance of water conservation, protection, awareness, respect, science technology, history and health.

The festival brings the expertise of specialists, members of industry, government and educators to provide students with the opportunity to learn directly from local professionals through their unique water and environmental demonstrations, discussions, displays and exhibits.

  • Who: Grade 4 Teachers and their students
  • What: The 10th annual Hamilton Children’s Water Festival
  • Where: Pier 4 Park, located at the end of Leander Drive in Hamilton
  • When: One of three days. Either May 30, May 31 or June 1, 2017
  • Why: To give students a new respect for water and the environment as well as make them aware of local water issues.
  • This is a free event

The ultimate goal is to foster decision-makers, initiate the process of behavioural change, to empower children to initiate change within their homes, schools and communities, and to encourage children to become catalysts for change by taking information and new found respect back to their own environment.


Registration will open February 1, 2017 at 8:00 am. Applications will not be accepted prior to this date and time.
Download the registration form (DOC, 70 KB)

The Hamilton Children’s Water Festival takes place May 30 to June 1, 2017 at Pier 4 Park and expects over 2800 grade 4 Hamilton students, 220 high school students and more than 300 total volunteers in attendance.

  • Registration is on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Submit your completed registration form by email to Robert.Richarz@hamilton.ca
  • Registration is not open to the general public.


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