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Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club

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Hiking the Bruce Trail in Hamilton! After a long winter, are you ready to get outside and explore? The local Iroquoia section of the Bruce Trail offers the perfect opportunity with 122.5 km of the Bruce Trail plus numerous side trail hikes. The local Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club hosts a variety of guided hikes, from…

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Merry Farms

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Christmas Trees! Heads up for procrastinators, don’t wait! Last year Merry Farms sold out by December 12th! If you’re cutting your own tree the weekend entrance fee is waived. Otherwise it is $5/person on weekends. You’ll find Balsam and Fraser Firs ranging in size from 6′ to as big as 15′. Merry sells a tree…

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Rustic Designs by Rich

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Live Edge Buzz! Rich Brackett’s stunning, live edge black walnut table is one of a kind! Rich sources wood from local mills, and reclaims beautiful barnboard and beams from Canadian farms. Rustic Designs highlights the natural beauty of wood in every “one of a kind” creation! Check out the gallery of beautiful benches, tables, doors,…

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Vintage Soul Geek

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Curated Vintage! Whether you’re a vintage fan or not sure if you are, Vintage Soul Geek is so fun to visit! Owners Connie and Nikki Bulajic gather mint fashion classics from the past for us to enjoy! This creative couple have been vintage curators since 2011 and recently opened their new shop at 279 King…

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Steeltown Garage Co.

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Expresso and Motorcycles! Steeltown Garage is a unique Hamilton espresso bar, retail shop and motorcycle hang out. You’ll find cool riding gear, leather jackets, boots and gloves, “free spirits never die” tees, vests, shirts, hats, books and art! Steeltown is also a music/art venue! At the expresso bar, you’ll get a perfect cup of organic,…

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Hamilton Film Festival 2017

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November 4-12, 2017! Hamilton Film Festival invites everybody to see a film this November! HFF presents the “best of the best” juried films for Hamilton movie fans! 2017 is all about Music!  Nathan Fleet and his band rock HFF opening night on November 4th at The Zoetic! HFF November 11th event is a celebration of heavy…

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De La Sol Yoga Studios

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Hot Yoga! Some like it hot! Some not! De La Sol offers yoga for everyone!  Whether you’re a beginner or experienced, you’ll feel warmly welcomed here. The De La Sol hot yoga room has infrared heat-much better than traditional forced air.  Infrared warms your body just like the sun warms you when you’re outside. The…

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Locke Street Festival

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2017 Festival A Success! Saturday was a perfect day on Locke Street! The sun was out, the crowds were big, the food plentiful and yummy, the vendor stalls diverse and inspiring, and the music was amazing! Some visitors were so happy about it, after getting home they came back again later for a second time!…

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OM

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Yoga Time! After your active summer hiking, biking, and swimming outdoors, start planning to take care of yourself and your body this fall and winter. If you missed joining Summer Yoga in the Park, make this your Yoga Time now as you move indoors! OM has Inspiration and Gear! OM on Locke St S has…

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Supercrawl 2017

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  It’s Here! September 8-10  Supercrawl is here! 2017 is predicted to be even bigger than 2016! Crowd estimates for last year say 200,000 people attended, and more are expected this year! A voluntary poll among last years “Supercrawlers” (that’s a thing now) found that almost 70% who answered the poll had been to one…

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Serve Ping Pong

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Time To Play! Serve Ping Pong Lounge offers up great tasting food to share, a full bar and cocktail menu, ping pong tables, and a fun social scene with friendly competition! Stop by Serve any day after 4 pm right downtown in their spacious 2nd floor lounge at 105-115 King Street East.  Fall Ping Pong…

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Float Therapy

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What’s a Float? Float Therapy is a wellness experience of deep, restorative relaxation. Floaters lie on their backs in a shallow pool of highly concentrated salt water for an hour or hour and a half.  The float pool is in a soundproof space that is completely dark to eliminate sensory stimulation.  Most floaters report easily…

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Mid Century Modern/Vintage/Retro Furniture

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Where can I Find Mid Century Furniture? If you’re thinking about buying furniture and love the mid century look, there are two traditional furniture stores in Stoney Creek that may have what you’re looking for.  Urban Barn is located at 1807 Stone Church Road E #6003.  Stoney Creek Furniture at 395 Lewis Road also offers…

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Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

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A Visit to Fieldcote Museum is a Special Treat! You can find the Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum in Ancaster just off Wilson St at 64 Sulphur Springs Rd.  The museum is open year round on Tuesday- Saturday afternoons from 1-5pm.  The lovely gardens are always open to visit, and special events and classes are…

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Dundas Cactus Festival 2017

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The Dundas Cactus Festival is a 42 Year Tradition! In 2017, the “Dundas Cactus Festival” was celebrated August 17,18,19 and 20.  With 4 performance stages, there was music for every fan.  The Family Fun Stage featured performing dogs, and extreme bike and skateboarding demos.  In addition to music, extreme sports and performing dogs, there was…

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Tee Time in Hamilton

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Hamilton has Golf! You may not have enough hours or days in a summer to play golf at all 20+ golf courses in Hamilton!  Course choices include professionally designed, private membership clubs and challenging public courses! Playing in Ancaster! Knollwood Golf Club offers two beautiful 18 hole courses- one at 1276 Shaver Road and the…

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Hamilton’s Beautiful Waterfront

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What’s on the Waterfront? Just 10 minutes north of downtown Hamilton the Lake Ontario Waterfront is easy to get to by Bay Street or James Street North. Restored lakeside parks offer sweeping water views and relaxing green spaces to explore and connect with the natural beauty. The 7.5 km Waterfront Trail is a broad, paved path…

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Gage Park Active Fun!

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It’s All Happening at Gage Park! Gage Park, at 1000 Main St E,  is the neighborhood green space for this east Hamilton community. Park regulars play tennis, and baseball and shuffleboard, photograph the iconic fountain, team up for lawn bowling, take a relaxing walk, share a picnic, ride the cycling pump track, enjoy the playgrounds,…

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Love the Food on King Street West!

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Discover King Street West! King Street West features an amazing variety of multi-cultural restaurants and lounges.  This lively neighborhood, just west of the downtown core, spans the King Street West blocks between Caroline Street South and Queen Street South.  Visitors often walk over from the nearby Sheraton or Hamilton Convention Centre. King Street West business…

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Visit Locke Street Today!

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Locke Street Welcomes You! Charming Locke Street shops and eateries value their customers, neighbors and community. You’ll find a warm welcome at shops, eateries and events on Locke Street South between Aberdeen Avenue and King Street West. Locke Street business and property owners joined together and working with the City of Hamilton received the official designation…

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Visit Stoney Creek Olde Downtown

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A Day Trip to Stoney Creek! Plan a visit soon to Stoney Creek Olde Downtown where you’ll enjoy the historic setting, calming green spaces, a charming fountain in the park, and the unique shopping, dining, and special celebrations. You’ll find Stoney Creek Olde Downtown on King Street E.  between Lake Avenue and Applewood Avenue. Local…

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Visit Waterdown Village

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The Waterdown Village Experience! In Waterdown Village you’ll enjoy big variety in shopping, food, and events with a small town friendly feel!  Unique shops, many choices for delicious eating, and family friendly events, make Waterdown Village a great place to live and visit! You’ll find Waterdown Village atop the Niagara Escarpment (“on the hill”) north…

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Hamilton City of Waterfalls

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Hamilton’s 100+ Waterfalls! Most locals know that Hamilton used to be called “Steel City”, but do you know about Chris Ecklund? In 2008 Ecklund happened upon several photos of local waterfalls. Others had been documenting Hamilton waterfalls, but few people were aware of their work. Chris Ecklund turned the spotlight on this local, dramatic natural…

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Lawn Bowling in Hamilton

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Lawn Bowling is for All Ages Now! Lawn bowling used to be a formal event (white clothing only) played by older adults. The good news is that today’s sport is colorful, casual and open to all ages! “Bowls” is a great way to get outdoors and be active and social in the summer! Play doesn’t…

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Destination–Westdale Village!

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Visit Westdale Village in the West End of Hamilton! Have you been to Westdale Village recently?  Visitors enjoy the friendly vibe on King Street West in the Village.  Did you know that Westdale began as  a planned community in 1920 and today features green space, historic architecture and a walkable neighborhood? Being close to McMaster…

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Visit Historic Downtown Dundas

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Welcome to Downtown Dundas Shopping! Downtown Dundas offers visitors a charming, historic streetscape, and a memorable shopping and dining experience.  Shoppers walk along tree-lined sidewalks and marvel at the diversity of choices. More than 100 shops offer an amazing selection of today’s latest fashion clothing and accessories, shoes, kitchenware, unique gifts, flowers, art, crafts, jewelry,…

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International Village in Downtown Hamilton

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Welcome to International Village!  International Village is an eclectic downtown Hamilton destination for one of a kind shopping, unique events, fine dining, and entertainment in an historic city neighborhood! The Village is located on 3 streets, Main St E, King St E, and King William St, between Mary St and West Avenue.  This part of…

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Barton Village is Welcoming

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Barton Village Invites You! The enthusiastic business owners in Barton Village joined together to become an official Business Improvement Area (BIA).  This local group takes great pride in Barton Village and in serving their neighbors and visitors! Barton Villagers are inviting you to visit their neighborhood and join in celebrating their community! Barton Village has…

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Experience Downtown Hamilton!

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It’s Happening Now!  The Downtown Hamilton Revitalization!  Work, Eat, Live Downtown People living and working downtown are energized about the ongoing progress happening in the city centre. The downtown core is an officially designated City of Hamilton “Business Improvement Area”.  Downtown business owners joined together forming a non profit organization with more than 600 members…

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Visit Ancaster Heritage Village

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Ancaster Heritage Village…a special pleasure to visit! Come and see for yourself this charming local shopping area set amidst unique historic architecture and rich cultural heritage.  Ancaster residents and visitors alike appreciate the pedestrian friendly vibe with green spaces and welcoming local shops. Heritage and History is Here! You can take a walking tour highlighting…

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Welcome to Concession Street!

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Concession Street is a Unique Shopping Experience! You’ll discover one of a kind furniture, artwork, artwork frames, vintage finds, antiques, appliances, flowers, and crafts for home and office.  Specialty businesses offer animation and visual effects, Indian clothing, work uniforms, used cars, and medical equipment to name a few. Concession Steet has Personal Services! Visitors experience…

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Hamilton Culture Days

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2017 Culture Days Canada Culture Days Canada has been a national celebration of arts and culture since 2010. Hundreds of thousands of volunteers, artists, cultural creators, supporters, and admirers participate and share activities during the 3 day event.  September 29, 30 and October 1st are the dates for 2017 Culture Days Canada. 2017 Culture Days…

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For Home Decor Visit Ottawa Street North!

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Ottawa Street North is “Must See” shopping for home decor! Ottawa Street offers something for everyone and is the “first stop” destination for shoppers looking for home decor.  Furniture and antique shops inspire with their modern, vintage and antique furniture, and accessories for home or office.  Fabric and foam selections and upholstery craftsmen offer endless…

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