Hamilton Winterfest Events
frostbites
FROST BITES is Hamilton’s only site-specific, winter theatre festival. The event features a diverse array of hot local artists..
bookmobile
2020-01-30
Donut Worry, Be Happy! During the month of February climb aboard either of HPL’s 2 bookmobiles...
dancers
2020-01-31
Sit or stand in this accessible dance program. The sessions are taught through streaming video. No dance experience required. Wear...
piano keys
2020-01-31
Add a little culture to your lunch hour with a Noon Hour Concert. Darcy Mitchison on piano and vocals. This...
Paper-Crafts
2020-02-01
Learn about the Underground Railroad Quilt codes and make a paper quilt to celebrate Black History Month.
kids
Start your Saturday weekend morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work..
Happy New Year! Come out and warm up at Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi Open House, demo and...
seed packs
Seedy Saturday is the ‘go to’ place for everyone interested in backyard gardening, edible
Horse and Wagon at Gage Park
Friends of Gage Park welcome you to join in our outdoor activities including BBQ, horse and wagon ride...
snow
FREE family fun day in our neighbourhood park! All are welcome. Events include horse and wagon rides...
2020-02-02
Two Japanese-language films will be shown with English subtitles...
2020-02-04
Attend a winter themed storytime with your baby, meet other families at this interactive program and get ready to read....
fox
2020-02-04
Bring the whole family to a winter themed storytime and get ready to read. Discover stories..
paint
2020-02-04
A weekly, informal art-making club where you can share artistic ideas and techniques with...
film
2020-02-04
Each Tuesday evening at 6pm, we strive to offer a great selection of free movies from hot new...
kids playing
Explore the environment through adult-facilitated and child-directed activities by engaging in...
griffin house
2020-02-05
Hear stories about early local black settler Enerals Griffin. Presented by one of Griffin House’s historical interpreters. The Ancaster building...
craft
2020-02-05
Bring the whole family to storytime and get ready to read. Discover stories, rhymes...
musical notes
Come out and enjoy a FREE musical performance from a duo ensemble of the Hamilton Philharmonic..
2020-02-06
Attend a winter themed storytime with your baby, meet other families at this interactive program and get ready to read....
Winter Building
Celebrate Hamilton Winterfest! Join us at ASAC55+ for a Hamilton Winterfest Warm-up and...
Dunne-Grant-Asta-The-Awful-Truth
2020-02-06
Free showing of the classic movie, The Awful Truth, starring Irene Dunne and Cary Grant...
bob ross
2020-02-06
Follow along with painter and PBS television show host Bob Ross, in a screening of one of his...
fox
2020-02-07
Bring the whole family to this winter themed storytime and get ready to read. Discover stories, rhymes, music, finger plays...
2020-02-07
Build your toddler’s vocabulary through picture books, flannel boards, finger plays, songs and rhymes...
aretha franklin
2020-02-07
A documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972....
hearts
2020-02-07
Make something special to brighten a loved one’s Valentine’s Day. Supplies provided. This event is for: neighbourhood families Cost: no...
2020-02-06
Watch your favourite movies in an inclusive environment. Bring along your support staff, friends and family and feel free to...
BIA event
A celebration of coziness, connection, and community, Friendship Friday welcomes Barton Village residents...
comedy night
Laugh the winter blues away with a night of live comedy featuring Graham Chittenden, Gavin Stevens and Amy Bugg.
kids
Start your Saturday weekend morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to...
pancakes
Join us as we host a pancake breakfast at the Rothwell Centre 460 Wentworth Street North from...
Winter Memory Box
Join us at the McMaster Museum of Art Sat Feb 8 from 1-3pm for Hamilton’s annual Winterfest event!
Enjoy a night of live music featuring Owen Pallett, GlassEyelashes and DJ Smooth Transitions, as well as art installations, film, food, and drink.
Hamilton Flea presents a winter market in celebration of Hamilton Winterfest! Known for curating the most unique vendors in truly...
Beasley Park
Beasley Winterfest is an all-ages and accessible event that seeks to bring warmth to our local...
2020-02-09
A Japanese-language film shown with English subtitles-part of the Hamilton Public Library’s Japanese Film Festival series. This event is for:...
griffin house
2020-01-23
Hear stories about early local black settler Enerals Griffin. Presented by one of Griffin House’s...
Strive Live at Winterfest 2020 will kick off a brand new live music and performance series at Paparella Innovative Arts Centre...
kids playing
Explore the environment through adult-facilitated and child-directed activities by engaging in...
fox
2020-02-12
A program for newcomer children to explore different books and practice reading. Explore different books, practice reading and enjoy fun...
aerialists
The Hamilton Aerial Group presents This Is Here, an aerial theatre performance inspired by John Terpstra’s book: Falling Into Place. 
game night
Bring your family and friends for an entertaining evening of board game playing and snacks.
winter bike day
Winter Bike Day is on Friday, February 14 from 7:30am to 9:30am at Gore Park in downtown Hamilton. Winter Bike Day aims to..
trombone
2020-02-14
Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra’s principal trombonist, David Pell performs and provides insights...
kids
Start your Saturday weekend morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work playing in an interactive...
2020-02-15
Bring the whole family to storytime and get ready to read. Discover stories, rhymes, music, finger...
snowman
2020-02-15
Get ready to read! Come for a special snowy storytime and build an indoor snowman to take home...
snow men sculpture
We invite families and children to drop in to the centre for an introduction to circuits and coding through interactive sculpture...
winter-paper-craft
The Hamilton Artists Inc. invites you to explore your creativity through the art of paper crafts! Come join us...
2020-02-15
Fun, interactive workshops based on MCYU research. Ask important questions, discover new ideas...
Carter Park
Warm up with friends and neighbours in Carter Park. We’ll have hot chocolate, coffee, tea, and hot apple cider...
sound of music still
2020-02-16
A showing of the Classic film “The Sound of Music.” This event is for: All ages...
game night
Join us for an afternoon of old-fashioned fun as we celebrate what family means with games, crafts and activities...
2020-02-17
In African culture, drumming and story-telling are part of the celebration of life; most especially its cycles and seasons. This...
arctic fox
Check out Hamilton’s newly developed John & Rebecca Park on February 5th and 12th for the Winterfest Canteen. The Winterfest...
art
Warm up with the ones you love. In celebration of Winterfest and Family Day, the Art Gallery of Hamilton welcomes...
Battlefield-Winter-Exterior-3
Experience the work and play of the Gage family, play a game and try your hand at spinning...
skating
2020-02-02
Lace up and enjoy free skating at Coronation Arena. Dates and times include: 02-Feb-2020 14:00 02-Feb-2020 16:00 Sunday 09-Feb-2020 14:00...
skating
2020-02-03
Lace up and enjoy free skating at Chedoke Twin-Pad Arena. Dates and times include: 03-Feb-2020 17:30 03-Feb-2020 19:30 Monday 10-Feb-2020...
skating
2020-01-31
Lace up and enjoy free skating at Carlisle Recreation Centre & Arena. Dates and times include: 31-Jan-2020 20:00 31-Jan-2020 22:00...
skating
2020-02-08
Lace up and enjoy free skating at Valley Park Arena. Dates and times include: 08-Feb-2020 11:00 08-Feb-2020 12:30 Saturday
skating
2020-02-02
Lace up and enjoy free skating at Saltfleet Arena. Dates and times include: 09-Feb-2020 12:30 09-Feb-2020 14:00 Sunday 02-Feb-2020 12:30...
skating
2020-01-31
Lace up and enjoy free skating at Rosedale Arena. Dates and times include: 31-Jan-2020 18:00 31-Jan-2020 20:00 Friday 07-Feb-2020 18:00...
kids
Start your Saturday weekend morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work..
Happy New Year! Come out and warm up at Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi Open House, demo and...
seed packs
Seedy Saturday is the ‘go to’ place for everyone interested in backyard gardening, edible
Horse and Wagon at Gage Park
Friends of Gage Park welcome you to join in our outdoor activities including BBQ, horse and wagon ride...
snow
FREE family fun day in our neighbourhood park! All are welcome. Events include horse and wagon rides...
kids playing
Explore the environment through adult-facilitated and child-directed activities by engaging in...
musical notes
Come out and enjoy a FREE musical performance from a duo ensemble of the Hamilton Philharmonic..
Winter Building
Celebrate Hamilton Winterfest! Join us at ASAC55+ for a Hamilton Winterfest Warm-up and...
BIA event
A celebration of coziness, connection, and community, Friendship Friday welcomes Barton Village residents...
kids
Start your Saturday weekend morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to...
pancakes
Join us as we host a pancake breakfast at the Rothwell Centre 460 Wentworth Street North from...
Winter Memory Box
Join us at the McMaster Museum of Art Sat Feb 8 from 1-3pm for Hamilton’s annual Winterfest event!
Beasley Park
Beasley Winterfest is an all-ages and accessible event that seeks to bring warmth to our local...
Strive Live at Winterfest 2020 will kick off a brand new live music and performance series at Paparella Innovative Arts Centre...
kids playing
Explore the environment through adult-facilitated and child-directed activities by engaging in...
game night
Bring your family and friends for an entertaining evening of board game playing and snacks.
winter bike day
Winter Bike Day is on Friday, February 14 from 7:30am to 9:30am at Gore Park in downtown Hamilton. Winter Bike Day aims to..
kids
Start your Saturday weekend morning with company, coffee and treats and let the kids get to work playing in an interactive...
snow men sculpture
We invite families and children to drop in to the centre for an introduction to circuits and coding through interactive sculpture...
winter-paper-craft
The Hamilton Artists Inc. invites you to explore your creativity through the art of paper crafts! Come join us...
Carter Park
Warm up with friends and neighbours in Carter Park. We’ll have hot chocolate, coffee, tea, and hot apple cider...
game night
Join us for an afternoon of old-fashioned fun as we celebrate what family means with games, crafts and activities...
art
Warm up with the ones you love. In celebration of Winterfest and Family Day, the Art Gallery of Hamilton welcomes...
Battlefield-Winter-Exterior-3
Experience the work and play of the Gage family, play a game and try your hand at spinning...
skating
2020-02-02
Lace up and enjoy free skating at Coronation Arena. Dates and times include: 02-Feb-2020 14:00 02-Feb-2020 16:00 Sunday 09-Feb-2020 14:00...
skating
2020-02-03
Lace up and enjoy free skating at Chedoke Twin-Pad Arena. Dates and times include: 03-Feb-2020 17:30 03-Feb-2020 19:30 Monday 10-Feb-2020...
skating
2020-01-31
Lace up and enjoy free skating at Carlisle Recreation Centre & Arena. Dates and times include: 31-Jan-2020 20:00 31-Jan-2020 22:00...
skating
2020-02-08
Lace up and enjoy free skating at Valley Park Arena. Dates and times include: 08-Feb-2020 11:00 08-Feb-2020 12:30 Saturday
skating
2020-02-02
Lace up and enjoy free skating at Saltfleet Arena. Dates and times include: 09-Feb-2020 12:30 09-Feb-2020 14:00 Sunday 02-Feb-2020 12:30...
skating
2020-01-31
Lace up and enjoy free skating at Rosedale Arena. Dates and times include: 31-Jan-2020 18:00 31-Jan-2020 20:00 Friday 07-Feb-2020 18:00...
bookmobile
2020-01-30
Donut Worry, Be Happy! During the month of February climb aboard either of HPL’s 2 bookmobiles...
dancers
2020-01-31
Sit or stand in this accessible dance program. The sessions are taught through streaming video. No dance experience required. Wear...
piano keys
2020-01-31
Add a little culture to your lunch hour with a Noon Hour Concert. Darcy Mitchison on piano and vocals. This...
Paper-Crafts
2020-02-01
Learn about the Underground Railroad Quilt codes and make a paper quilt to celebrate Black History Month.
2020-02-02
Two Japanese-language films will be shown with English subtitles...
2020-02-04
Attend a winter themed storytime with your baby, meet other families at this interactive program and get ready to read....
fox
2020-02-04
Bring the whole family to a winter themed storytime and get ready to read. Discover stories..
paint
2020-02-04
A weekly, informal art-making club where you can share artistic ideas and techniques with...
film
2020-02-04
Each Tuesday evening at 6pm, we strive to offer a great selection of free movies from hot new...
griffin house
2020-02-05
Hear stories about early local black settler Enerals Griffin. Presented by one of Griffin House’s historical interpreters. The Ancaster building...
craft
2020-02-05
Bring the whole family to storytime and get ready to read. Discover stories, rhymes...
2020-02-06
Attend a winter themed storytime with your baby, meet other families at this interactive program and get ready to read....
Dunne-Grant-Asta-The-Awful-Truth
2020-02-06
Free showing of the classic movie, The Awful Truth, starring Irene Dunne and Cary Grant...
bob ross
2020-02-06
Follow along with painter and PBS television show host Bob Ross, in a screening of one of his...
fox
2020-02-07
Bring the whole family to this winter themed storytime and get ready to read. Discover stories, rhymes, music, finger plays...
2020-02-07
Build your toddler’s vocabulary through picture books, flannel boards, finger plays, songs and rhymes...
aretha franklin
2020-02-07
A documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972....
hearts
2020-02-07
Make something special to brighten a loved one’s Valentine’s Day. Supplies provided. This event is for: neighbourhood families Cost: no...
2020-02-06
Watch your favourite movies in an inclusive environment. Bring along your support staff, friends and family and feel free to...
2020-02-09
A Japanese-language film shown with English subtitles-part of the Hamilton Public Library’s Japanese Film Festival series. This event is for:...
griffin house
2020-01-23
Hear stories about early local black settler Enerals Griffin. Presented by one of Griffin House’s...
fox
2020-02-12
A program for newcomer children to explore different books and practice reading. Explore different books, practice reading and enjoy fun...
trombone
2020-02-14
Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra’s principal trombonist, David Pell performs and provides insights...
2020-02-15
Bring the whole family to storytime and get ready to read. Discover stories, rhymes, music, finger...
snowman
2020-02-15
Get ready to read! Come for a special snowy storytime and build an indoor snowman to take home...
2020-02-15
Fun, interactive workshops based on MCYU research. Ask important questions, discover new ideas...
sound of music still
2020-02-16
A showing of the Classic film “The Sound of Music.” This event is for: All ages...
2020-02-17
In African culture, drumming and story-telling are part of the celebration of life; most especially its cycles and seasons. This...
frostbites
FROST BITES is Hamilton’s only site-specific, winter theatre festival. The event features a diverse array of hot local artists..
comedy night
Laugh the winter blues away with a night of live comedy featuring Graham Chittenden, Gavin Stevens and Amy Bugg.
Enjoy a night of live music featuring Owen Pallett, GlassEyelashes and DJ Smooth Transitions, as well as art installations, film, food, and drink.
Hamilton Flea presents a winter market in celebration of Hamilton Winterfest! Known for curating the most unique vendors in truly...
aerialists
The Hamilton Aerial Group presents This Is Here, an aerial theatre performance inspired by John Terpstra’s book: Falling Into Place. 
arctic fox
Check out Hamilton’s newly developed John & Rebecca Park on February 5th and 12th for the Winterfest Canteen. The Winterfest...