hamilton Events

Monday May 29th, 2017

Salute to Tourism

May 30

Hamilton currently hosts hundreds of sports events, meetings and conferences annually which represent tens of millions of dollars in local economic impact.   Tourism Hamilton works closely with local residents involved in bringing conferences, meetings, and sports events to the city and reaching out to more local ambassadors interested in bringing their event to Hamilton…. Full details 

Over the Edge

Jun 1

OVER THE EDGE – EXPERIENCE HAMILTON FROM A WHOLE NEW ANGLE! Over the Edge is your one and only opportunity to rappel in the heart of Downtown Hamilton. Make your childhood dreams of being a superhero a reality as you rappel 26 storeys down Hamilton’s tallest commercial building — all in support Big Brothers Big Sisters! You can register… Full details 

MacKids Walk & Wheel for Miracles 2017

Jun 3

Calling all superheroes! Join the festivities on Saturday, June 3, 2017, as McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation hosts the 6th annual MacKids Walk & Wheel for Miracles! We’re pleased to have Mercedes-Benz Burlington return as the presenting partner for this family-friendly event. We invite you to bring your family, friends, colleagues and sidekicks to help raise $200,000 in support of McMaster Children’s Hospital. Saturday, June 3, 2017 Pier 4 Park (64 Leander Drive, Hamilton) In partnership with the Hamilton Police Service and Hamilton Public Health, the event includes: • Lil’ Tikes on Trikes Bike Ride for ages two to five; • Wonders on Wheels Bike Ride for ages six to 10; • Trailblazers five-kilometre walk for all ages Every registrant will also receive FREE access to Miraclefest, featuring a BBQ lunch, inflatable bouncers, photo booth, Teddy Bear Hospital and many more family-friendly attractions. 9:00 a.m. – Check-in/Registration Opens 9:45 a.m. – Announcements 10:00 a.m. – Lil’ Tikes on Trikes Bike Ride 10:30 a.m. – Wonders on Wheels Bike Ride 11:00 a.m. – Trailblazers 5 Km Walk 11:00 a.m. – Miraclefest Begins/Teddy Bear Hospital Opens 12:30 p.m. – Prize and Trophy Awards 2:00 p.m. – Event Ends Full details 

Hike For Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice

Jun 3

The 13th annual Hike for Hospice takes place on Saturday, June 3rd with registration at 11 am at Confederation Park – Edgewater Pavilion.  The annual Hike is a fun and friendly community event with local businesses and families taking part to raise funds for Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice. The trail route is approximately 3 km. … Full details 

Walk To Fight Arthritis

Jun 4

Join in for a fun, family event and erase the pain of arthritis! Whether you choose to stroll in the park for 1k or enjoy some great exercise in the 5k, there’s something for everyone! Don’t miss our Kids Fun Zone, fabulous face painting, free Panago pizza, and lots of prizes to be won!  Pets… Full details 

The Walk to Fight Arthritis

Jun 4

On June 4, families, friends and organizations across Canada united in a Walk to Fight Arthritis in support of the over 4.6 million Canadians who live with arthritis every day. Participants from age 2-85 years old joined in the walk, held at the Dundurn National Historic Site. Fundraising for the Walk permits The Arthritis Society to keep providing vital programs and services that enable people with arthritis to live well at home, work and play. Children living with arthritis participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Despite the weather, last year’s event had a great turnout of over 400 people and raised over $61,000. This year’s goal is $69,000. Full details 

Burlington Sound of Music Festival

Jun 10 - Jun 18

Sound of Music Festival proudly announces their FREE concert line-up for Father’s Day Weekend on Burlington’s Waterfront. The shows offer up a huge variety of music for all ages including: USS, Finger Eleven, The Trews, Moist, The Road Hammers, Wintersleep, Steven Page, Bleeker, Doc Walker, The Mahones, Harrison Kennedy, Terra Lightfoot, illScarlett, Danny Michel and… Full details 

Hamilton Mini Maker Faire

Jun 11

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these “makers” to show hobbies, experiments, projects. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth — a family-friendly showcase… Full details 

Ride Don’t Hide

Jun 25

Ride Don’t Hide is a community bike ride hosted by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), with the goal to raise awareness and help break the stigma surrounding mental health while raising essential funds to support mental health programs. CMHA rides will be hosted in six provinces in 35 communities with the aim to engage over 8,000 participants… Full details 

2nd Annual Ryan Ellis Charity Golf Classic

Jun 29

Following on the success of last year’s event, Ryan Ellis of the Nashville Predators would like to announce the 2nd Annual Ryan Ellis Charity Golf Classic, to be held Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at Beverly Golf and Country Club in Copetown, Ontario. The 1st Annual Ryan Ellis Charity Golf Classic, held on June 27th, 2016,… Full details 

Music in the City 2017 – Music on the Waterfront

Jun 29 - Aug 31

Music in the City 2017 / Music on the Waterfront presented by Big Time Productions Ltd. B412 – 5 East 36th St, Hamilton, ON  L8V 3Y6 905-389-4265 / 480-243-7815-US e-mail johnyb@pathcom.com     http://www.pathcom.com/~johnyb  FB:  Music-in-the-City-Hamilton           Twitter:  @BonnieEsson   Pier 8, 47 Discovery Dr., Hamilton  L8L 8K4 Jazz & Blues Thursday evenings 7 – 9pm    … Full details 

Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie

Jul 5

Longtime members of Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie have joined together to record their first-ever album as a duo. Simply titled LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM/CHRISTINE McVIE, the 10-song album will be released by Atlantic Records this summer, followed by a run of special concerts. The first single “In My World” will be available this Friday,… Full details 

Jimmy Buffett – I Don’t Know Tour

Aug 11

Friday  August 11  8 pm Toronto, ON (Thursday, March 30, 2017) — Toronto, the wait is over! Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage for one night only, Friday, August 11 at 8pm, as part of Jimmy Buffett’s “I Don’t Know” Tour 2017. Local Parrotheads won’t want… Full details 

Bruce Cockburn

Sep 30

  GOLDENVOICE   PROUDLY PRESENTS BRUCE COCKBURN   FIRSTONTARIO CONCERT HALL   SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 TICKETS ON-SALE FRIDAY APRIL 7 AT 10AM   #BruceCockburnAtTheCore (Hamilton, ON) – Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, providers of Venues Management for FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place) are pleased to announce that Bruce Cockburn, presented by Goldenvoice, is embarking on… Full details 

Teaching Math through the Arts Workshop

Nov 3

Register today for our November 3rd, 2017 Teaching Math through the Arts workshop at Canada’s National Academy of Dance Education in Hamilton, ON. Workshop participants will be greeted at 10:00AM with complimentary coffee and tea. The morning session will begin with drama/dance focused approaches to teaching Math, followed by Music/Visual Arts focused Math lessons. The focus of the afternoons session will be providing teachers with Arts focused lesson plans, assessment ideas and activities to engage your students in the subject area of Math. Our mobile shop will also be set up so you can purchase all of our resources on the day of the event. You will leave the workshop with a plethora of exercises, activities and strategies and skills, just enough to revive your engines and reinspire you. Full details 

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