What to do in Hamilton? The Top 5 Places to Know

Hamilton HarbourIf you’re looking for something to enjoy as a family this weekend, take a look at the list below. We’ve listed all our favourite places around the city to take in nature, history and culture. Load the kids into the car this weekend and head on over to the…

    1. Theatre Aquarius – Hamilton’s professional theatre and the anchor for revitalization in downtown. Theatre aquarius brings more than 100,000 visitors to the Dofasco Centre for the Arts each year. The Centre houses 750 seats in the main auditorium and 125 seats in the rehearsal hall.
      Take a look at the schedule, buy some tickets and enjoy the show!
    2. Hamilton Place Theatre – The theatre is situated close to the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and many heritage buildings. Bands, comedians, theatre and dance programs all visit Hamilton Place. It’s where you’ll find the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.
      Find an event your family will love on the schedule here.
    3. FirstOntario Centre – Known to be one of Southern Ontario’s best entertainment venues, housing a large variety of concerts and sporting events. The arena is home to AHL Team, The Hamilton Bulldogs, and was host to the World Junior Hockey Champinships, The Canada Cup, The Memorial Cup, FIBA World Basketball Championship, the Legends of Tennis Classic, and several men’s and women’s curling tournaments, along with many more prominent sporting events. FirstOntario Centre is also a venue for a diverse range of live music shows ranging from U2, Shania Twain, Kenny Chesney, Britney Spears and Elton John.
      Find information about upcoming events at FirstOntario Centre here. 
    4. The Art Gallery of Hamilton – It’s been called the most underrated art gallery in all of Canada. The Art Gallery of Hamilton is Ontario’s 3rd largest public art gallery and features more than 10,000 works of art. Three times each year, the Gallery hosts special exhibitions. From June 25 to January 3 this year, a massive installation of contemporary art will take up residence at the Art Gallery.
      Visit the gallery and give your little artist some inspiration!

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