Hamilton Festivals: Summer 2016

Hamilton Festivals: Summer 2016

Last year, People of Hamilton had a blast experiencing some of the festivals the city has to offer, from sampling brews at Because Beer to dancing in the rain at Supercrawl. While we can’t attend every event, we can round-up some of the most popular Hamilton festivals to top your summer bucket list. Take a look below!


June 24-26, Gage Park

Barton Village Festival

June 25, Woodlands Park

Oh Canada Waterdown Ribfest

June 30-July 3, Waterdown’s Memorial Park

It’s Your Festival

July 1-3, Gage Park

Because Beer

July 8-9, Pier 4 Park

Read our coverage of last year’s festival

International Guitar Festival

July 8-10, Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts

Hamilton Fringe Festival

July 14-24, various locations in Hamilton

Hamilton World Music Festival

July 15-17, Gage Park

7 Sundays in Gage Park

July 24-Sept 4, Sundays only

TD Festival of Friends

August 5-7, Ancaster Fairgrounds

Concession Streetfest

August 13, Concession Street

Hamilton Beer Festival

August 19-20, 200 Harbourfront Drive

Dundas Cactus Festival

August 19-21, downtown Dundas

Hamilton Greek Fest

August 19-21, Inch Park

A Midsummer’s Dream

August 20, Gage Park

Read our coverage of last year’s festival

Artsfest 2016 

August 20-21, Historic Waterdown

Winona Peach Festival

August 26-28, Winona Park

Greenbelt Harvest Picnic

August 26-28, Christie Lake, Dundas

Read our coverage of last year’s festival


September 9-11, James St N

Read our coverage of last year’s festival

Locke Street Festival

September 10, Locke St

Did we miss something awesome? Is there a community event that you would like listed? Share your Hamilton festival experiences in the comments below!

1 thought on “Hamilton Festivals: Summer 2016”

  • Dusk Dances Hamilton is also a great festival presented by HCA Dance Theatre. It takes place July 28-30th at Bayfront Park at 7 pm nightly. Dusk Dances is an outdoor dance festival that brings dance to public parks. As dusk descends, a theatrical host leads the audience – which invariably includes children, dog walkers and local residents – to eclectic dance pieces that unfold in different areas of the park. Admission is PWYC donation.

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