Business After Business Holiday Party
The business world tends to slow down around mid-December, but not before the Business after Business Holiday Party with McMaster Innovation Park and the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. Bring plenty of cards and meet members of your local business community before heading home for the holidays. When you get back, you’ll have some new contacts and be on track with a new year.

Thursday, December 11
McMaster Innovation Park
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Free

 

December Art Crawl
Get more of your holiday shopping done and support your local community at the December Art Crawl on James Street North. There’s also rumoured to be NEW ‘You Can Do Anything In Hamilton’ merchandise–a great gift for a proud Hamiltonian

Friday, December 12
James Street North
Free

Streets of the World 10th International Marketplace
Finish up your holiday shopping at the 10th Annual International Marketplace from December 12 to 13 at St. Joseph’s Parish. Find jewelry, crafts, arts, books and more made locally and around the world, and foods from a variety of cultures. This market supports immigrant and refugee women in Hamilton, and it’s free.

Friday, December 12
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday December 13
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
St. Joseph’s Parish
260 Herkimer Street
Free

 

Christmas Music in the City
As you finish up the last of your holiday shopping, be sure to stop by any of the five locations that Linden Park School Choir will be performing. 50 students singing Christmas tunes around town from 8:00 to 2:00.

Thursday, December 18
8:20 a.m. – CHCH TV Morning Live
10:00 a.m.- Hamilton City Hall
11:00 – Sheraton Hotel
12:00 p.m.- Jackson Square Food Court
1:30 p.m. – Macassa Lodge
Free

 

Home for the Holiday with the Hamilton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
You’ve seen the Hamilton Philharmonic all year long. Join them now to hear your favourite holiday pieces performed in perfect tune by the Youth Orchestra, also featuring HPO Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte’s The Hockey Sweater, based on the children’s story and narrated by author Roch Carrier. A great musical addition to the holiday season.

Saturday, December 20
Hamilton Place
7:30 p.m.
$10.00 – $67.00