The Canteen at Battlefield Park and National Historic Site

The Canteen at Battlefield Park and National Historic Site is the third signature event of the Winterfest calendar.

Under the shadow of one of Canada’s most significant monuments to the War of 1812, The Canteen is a pop-up event that brings one of Hamilton’s most impressive parks to life with:


  • Live music
  • The Rogers Winteractive – Air Hockey Tournament
  • The Bookmobile & story-telling by the Hamilton Public Library,
  • A cozy custom fire pit,
  • A winter marketplace,
  • Tasty food & hot drinks by Relay Coffee, Gay Lee Foods and the Dairy Farmers of Ontario
  • Maple syrup taffy by Sweet Ontario,
  • A newly commissioned piece of public art
  • A kid’s obstacle course

In addition to The Canteen, guests are encouraged to explore the stunning grounds of Battlefield Park, the museum and living history buildings on-site.


11:00 AM

Live Music: Sarah Good

12:00 PM

Live Music: Dad vs. Son

2:00 PM

Activity: Snoyoga!

5:00 PM

Live Music: Ejji Smith

7:00 PM

Live Music: Daniel Monkman

8:00 PM

Live Music: ELLIS

FEATURING: Live Music Performance by ELLIS



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