Community Events at Hamilton Municipal Cemeteries

A list of events happening at our Hamilton Municipal Cemeteries.

Schedule of events


Stories in the Stones: Hamilton Firsts Tour

Saturday, May 4, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about the many firsts of Hamilton, The first mayor, the first doctor, the first settler, and many more.

Stories in the Stones: Hamilton Firsts Tour

Sunday, May 5, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about the many firsts of Hamilton, The first mayor, the first doctor, the first settler, and many more.

Stories in the Stones: The Hamilton Women’s Tour Part 1

Saturday, May 11, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about how women have played an important part in the history from mothers, matrons, educators, artists and even a murderer.

Stories in the Stones: War of 1812 Tour

Saturday, May 18, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about the War of 1812 and the Fort at Burlington Heights. From fort to cemetery. 

Stories in the Stones: The Civil War Tour

Saturday, May 25, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about Hamiltonians who went to war, survived and returned home.

Things That Really Matter - Dinner & Discussion Seminar Series

Thursday, May 30, 2019
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Visitor’s Inn Conference Centre, 649 Main St W, Hamilton

A straight forward, open discussion about how to start the conversation about end of life and how to make things easier for your family.

Stories in the Stones: The Masonic Tour Part 1

Saturday, June 1, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

A Da Vinci Code Tour? Learn about the Masons in Hamilton and their influence on the City. Secrets will be revealed.

Stories in the Stones: The Veterans Tour

Saturday, June 8, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Join us for a lively, informative tour of selected grave sites in historical Hamilton Cemetery.  The Veterans Tour honours the men and women from H

Stories in the Stones: Art Crawl Tour Part 1

Saturday, June 15, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Continue the James Street North Art Crawl in the Hamilton Cemetery. Meet the artists, poets and musicians of the past and learn their stories.

Stories in the Stones: The Disasters Tour Part 1

Saturday, June 22, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn of events that tried to destroy our city. Disasters, demises, diseases, and yes disappearances.

Stories in the Stones: War of 1812 Tour

Saturday, June 29, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about the War of 1812 and the Fort at Burlington Heights. From fort to cemetery. 

Stories in the Stones: The Civil War Tour

Saturday, July 6, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about Hamiltonians who went to war, survived and returned home.

Stories in the Stones: Art Crawl Tour Part 2

Saturday, July 13, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Continue the James Street North Art Crawl in the Hamilton Cemetery. Meet the artists, poets and musicians of the past and learn their stories.

Stories in the Stones: Hamilton Firsts Tour

Saturday, July 20, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about the many firsts of Hamilton, The first mayor, the first doctor, the first settler, and many more.

Stories in the Stones: The Hamilton Women’s Tour Part 2

Saturday, July 27, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about how women have played an important part in the history from mothers, matrons, educators, artists and even a murderer.

Stories in the Stones: War of 1812 Tour

Saturday, August 3, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about the War of 1812 and the Fort at Burlington Heights. From fort to cemetery. 

Stories in the Stones: Art Crawl Tour Part 1

Saturday, August 10, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Continue the James Street North Art Crawl in the Hamilton Cemetery. Meet the artists, poets and musicians of the past and learn their stories.

Stories in the Stones: The Firefighters Tour

Saturday, August 17, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about these local heroes who died saving our lives, homes, and our city, from devastating fires.

Stories in the Stones: Power of the City Tour

Saturday, August 24, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about the “powers” that drive this city. Industry, transportation, crime and yes, love.

Stories in the Stones: The Hamilton Women’s Tour Best of Part 1 & 2

Saturday, August 31, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about how women have played an important part in the history from mothers, matrons, educators, artists and even a murderer.

Stories in the Stones: The Disasters Tour Part 2

Saturday, September 7, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn of events that tried to destroy our city. Disasters, demises, diseases, and yes disappearances.

Stories in the Stones: Art Crawl Tour Part 2

Saturday, September 14, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Continue the James Street North Art Crawl in the Hamilton Cemetery. Meet the artists, poets and musicians of the past and learn their stories.

Stories in the Stones: The Firefighters Tour

Saturday, September 21, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about these local heroes who died saving our lives, homes, and our city, from devastating fires.

Stories in the Stones: The Past Mayors Tour

Saturday, September 28, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn who lead us, when, and what happened in Hamilton on their watch. Who were these guys and what did they do for our city?

Stories in the Stones: The Masonic Tour Part 2

Saturday, October 5, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

A Da Vinci Code Tour? Learn about the Masons in Hamilton and their influence on the City. Secrets will be revealed.

Stories in the Stones: Art Crawl Tour Best of Part 1 & 2

Saturday, October 12, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Continue the James Street North Art Crawl in the Hamilton Cemetery. Meet the artists, poets and musicians of the past and learn their stories.

Stories in the Stones: Power of the City Tour

Saturday, October 19, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about the “powers” that drive this city. Industry, transportation, crime and yes, love.

Stories in the Stones: War of 1812 Tour

Saturday, October 26, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about the War of 1812 and the Fort at Burlington Heights. From fort to cemetery. 

Stories in the Stones: The Civil War Tour

Saturday, November 2, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Learn about Hamiltonians who went to war, survived and returned home.

Stories in the Stones: The Veterans Tour - Remembrance Event & Tour

Friday, November 8, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Honour the men and women from Hamilton, who served from 1776 to the Korean War.

Stories in the Stones: The Veterans Tour

Saturday, November 16, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard
Across from Dundurn Castle
, Hamilton

Honour the men and women from Hamilton, who served from 1776 to the Korean War.