The Ultimate Guide to Summer Festival Season in Hamilton and Halton

Summer is in full swing, and with it comes the excitement of local summer festivals. These events bring together communities from all walks of life to celebrate in style. Whether you’re a family of music enthusiasts, foodies, or simply folks who love the lively atmosphere, there’s something for everyone at these gatherings.

Summer festivals are the perfect opportunity for families to come together and create lasting memories. These vibrant and lively events offer a wide range of activities and entertainment for all ages. From music concerts featuring popular artists to colourful parades and cultural performances, there’s something for everyone. Children can indulge in face painting, carnival rides, and games, while parents can explore local food stalls and artisanal crafts. The festive atmosphere is contagious, as families soak up the sun, enjoy outdoor picnics, and dance to the rhythm of the music. Summer festivals provide a fantastic platform for families to bond, celebrate, and embrace the joy of the season in a vibrant and inclusive setting.

So, grab your sun hat and get ready to immerse yourself in local summer festivals. These celebrations are the epitome of community spirit! They excel at bringing people together to revel in the joys of summer. Savour the flavours, embraces the rhythms, and create cherished memories that will warm your heart long after the season fades away.

Summer 2023 Festivals and Markets Around Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville and Milton

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Mama’s Day Market

Burlington Centre 777 Guelph Line, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

We are celebrating, ALL MOMS and you are invited!! Shop unique gift ideas from over 40 small local businesses offering handmade items, artisans, baked goods, food & more! Mama's selfie … Read more

Fireworks & Family Fun Night

Woodbine Mohawk Park 9430 Guelph Line, Milton, Ontario, Canada

Enjoy the Victoria Day long weekend (May 18) with FREE fireworks & live Standardbred racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park, Milton. Experience a fun night with the entire family. Doors open … Read more

Spring Familyful Expo 2024

Merritton Lions Club 7 Park Avenue, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Facepainting, Inflatables, Penny Raffle, Food Trucks, Paw Patrol, Family Photos, Magician Scoop McCoy, Over 75 vendors including some young entrepreneurs and SO much more to celebrate 15 years of AMAZING Family … Read more

Event Series Ancaster Dessert Fest

Ancaster Dessert Fest

Marritt Hall - Ancaster Fairgrounds 630 Trinity Road South, Jerseyville, Ontario, Canada

𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐀𝐧𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐃𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐭 𝐅𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐁𝐀𝐂𝐊! Grab your bestie or fly solo and come out to support local makers + small businesses while enjoying the most delicious sweet treats imaginable! … Read more

Free – $5
Event Series Ancaster Dessert Fest

Ancaster Dessert Fest

Marritt Hall - Ancaster Fairgrounds 630 Trinity Road South, Jerseyville, Ontario, Canada

𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐀𝐧𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐃𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐭 𝐅𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐁𝐀𝐂𝐊! Grab your bestie or fly solo and come out to support local makers + small businesses while enjoying the most delicious sweet treats imaginable! … Read more

Free – $5

Concession Streetfest

Concession Street 526 Concession, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

The annual Concession Streetfest has been running since 1988 and is brought to you by the businesses of Concession Street via the Concession Street BIA. Musicians, dancers, DJ, kids' entertainment … Read more

June Great City Vendor Market

Ancaster Fairgrounds 630 Trinity Road South, Ancaster, Ontario, Canada

Enjoy this Early Summer Festival with the Wole family at Ancaster Fairgrounds! Bring your whole family to Great City June Vendor Market at the Ancaster Fairgrounds for the on June … Read more

Pelham Summerfest

Pelham Summerfest 1439 Pelham St, Pelham, Ontario, Canada

Experience the award-winning Pelham Summerfest festival from July 18 - 21, 2024! Four days of free family fun take place in Fonthill, Ontario, over the 3rd weekend of July each … Read more

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