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 Hamilton is rich in history with the original Ferguson Train Station.  The Village was a commercial hub for transport, dry goods, tailors, flour and feed distributors. Today, beautiful historic architecture stands side by side with modern apartment/office buildings.

International Village business owners joined together to form an official Hamilton Business Improvement Area (BIA).  This committed group takes great pride in the Village and serving their neighborhood and visitors!

Visitors Discover a Unique Shopping Experience!

Shoppers find unusual French housewares and gifts, Foods of the World, leather goods, jewelry, oriental carpets, books, bikes, apparel, pharmacy notions, beauty products, and electronics.

Delicious Internationally Inspired Food! 

People come to the Village for the range of choices in International cuisine.  Fine dining from German and Austrian chefs, Chinese, Szechwan, Mandarin or Cantonese eat in or take out are possibilities. Authentic Italian dining, Korean fare, steak, seafood, and chicken dishes add to the choices!

More casual dining might be just the thing, such as sandwiches, burgers, wings, waffles, bakery goods and coffee.  One can find an “All Day Breakfast” spot and a neighborhood bar!

International Village Entertainment! 

Theatre Aquarius presents year round musicals, comedies and dramas.

Shoppers can visit art exhibits, a karaoke or yoga studio, try an escape room, play board games in a lounge.

Plus These International Village Bonuses!

Over 10 beauty salons, a fitness facility, sports clubs, dance studios and a “learn to drive” business offer something for everyone.

International Village is the place to rent a car or truck in downtown Hamilton.

International Village hosts a modern hotel and a park for campers.

International Village is also home to learning centres, professional legal and accounting offices, and specialized health services.


International Village hosts events year round.  A calendar of events can be found on


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