End of Summer GHA Events

End of Summer GHA Events

August hails the end of summer, so enjoy your final days of fantastic weather at these amazing events Hamilton is hosting throughout the month!

2015 Festival of Friends – August 07, 2015 to August 09, 2015

The Festival of Friends is Canada’s largest free annual music festival. Since 1976, we have offered an array of music, arts, and crafts for all audiences of all ages.

Cactus Festival Parade – August 13, 2015

The parade leaves Dundas Driving Park at 6:45 p.m. sharp, making it’s way toward King Street where it marches through the entire downtown core of Dundas, to the delight and excitement of the thousands of children and adults, alike, who wait for the parade that launches the annual Cactus Festival in the Valley.

Hamilton Greek Fest – August 14, 2015 to August 16, 2015

Hamilton Greek Fest….it comes once a Gyro! Celebrating Greek Culture and Food and letting everyone who loves celebrations to join in the festivities! Dundas Cactus Festival Festival 40th Anniversary – August 14, 2015 to August 16, 2015. The FREE family fun Festival runs for 3 days and includes 4 entertainment stages, event zones and over 100 street vendors.

Festival of Love – August 15, 2015

It is a free outdoor event to celebrate the wonderful community of Hamilton! We will have free hotdogs and drinks for the first 100 people to arrive.

2015-Hamilton Beer Festival – August 21, 2015 to August 22, 2015

2015-Hamilton Beer Festival A two day festival reuniting the residents of Hamilton and their surrounding communities to celebrate the city and everything it has to offer. With over 100 different beers to sample and many varieties of food, we have something for everyone!

Winona Peach Festival 2015 – August 28, 2015 to August 30, 2015

There is something for every age group! Midway plus games, Arts & Crafts, Commercial Exhibits, “Peach of a Car Show”, free entertainment.

Peace And Love Can Change The World Festival – August 28 2015 to August 30, 2015

“Peace and Love Can Change the World Festival and Conference”(PALFC) and the “Women Power Weekend” which includes the “Women Power Silent Walk” and a demonstration area and many different kinds of foods!!

Greenbelt Harvest Picnic 2015 – August 29, 2015

The first round of performers for the 2015 Greenbelt Harvest Picnic. The list includes a great Gordon Lightfoot, Kathleen Edwards, Basia Bulat, Gregory Alan Isakov, Martha Wainwright and and Hamilton’s Dinner Belles, Iron and Wine and Bahamas. The event serves to celebrate the importance of the Greenbelt, local farmers, art, the outdoors and the eat-local movement.