Canada’s Largest Ribfest

Friday, September 1st – Monday, September 4th, 2023
Spencer Smith Park – 1400 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington, ON
Savour the sizzle at Canada’s Largest Ribfest this Labour Day weekend at Spencer Smith Park for a mouthwatering celebration of ribs and more. Enjoy live music, family activities, and a tantalizing array of food options, all while witnessing North America’s top Ribbers compete for culinary glory. Come hungry and leave happy – it’s a saucy, savory experience you won’t want to miss!
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Spices of India 2023

Saturday, September 2nd – Sunday, September 3rd, 2023 | 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Pier 4 Park – 64 Leander Dr, Hamilton, ON
Indulge in the diverse flavors of Indian cuisine while moving to the lively rhythms of Garba, a traditional Gujarati folk dance. Join in for a vibrant celebration that embraces the essence of India through its food, music, and dance.
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Canadian Country Music Week

Friday, September 8th – Monday, September 11th, 2023
FirstOntario Centre – 101 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON
Experience the heart of Canadian country music at Country Music Week! From electric live performances and captivating talent showcases to the prestigious CCMA Awards Show, immerse yourself in the rhythm of this annual celebration. Enjoy an unforgettable week of music, connection, and industry insights that pay tribute to the vibrant world of country music.
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Supercrawl Music & Arts Fest 2023

Friday, September 8th – Sunday, September 10th, 2023 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
James Street N, Hamilton, ON
Bid farewell to summer in style! Experience the heart of the city’s vibrant arts scene as you explore captivating art installations, live music, dance, theatre, and more during this free, three-day event. With headliners like Broken Social Scene and BADBADNOTGOOD, along with a diverse lineup of artists and food options, Supercrawl promises an unforgettable weekend that’s a true feast for the senses.
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Telling Tales 15th Annual Festival

Saturday, September 16th, 2023 | 10:00 AM – 4:15 PM
Royal Botanical Gardens – Cherry Hill Gate, Burlington, ON
Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of stories and nature at the 15th annual Telling Tales Festival! Over two days at RBG’s stunning Hendrie Park, connect with top children’s authors, illustrators, and local artists through captivating story readings, creative workshops, sculpture walks, and live performances. Set against the backdrop of RBG’s scenic landscapes and the Dan Lawrie International Sculpture Collection, this event offers families a perfect blend of reading and outdoor exploration.
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Ancaster Farmers’ Market

Every Wednesday through October 4th, 2023 | 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Ancaster Memorial Art Centre – 357 Wilson St E, Ancaster, ON
Discover the freshest produce and locally-sourced goods, including Liberty Way Farm’s diverse range of fruits, vegetables, and livestock products. With a commitment to community and sustainability, this market is the perfect midweek destination for those seeking quality and connection in the heart of Ancaster village.
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Ancaster Fair 2023

Thursday, September 21st – Sunday, September 24th, 2023
Ancaster Fairgrounds – 630 Trinity Rd S, Jerseyville, ON
Experience a thrilling spectacle of vehicular chaos at the Demolition Derby, where cars collide in heart-pounding excitement. Delight in tamer thrills at the Midway’s rides and games for all ages, and embrace the adorable charm of the Baby Show. Savour fantastic food, live music, and relaxation at the Beer Garden, while agriculture aficionados can marvel at skilled breeders’ Livestock and Poultry Shows.
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Appleby Line Street Festival

Sunday, September 24th, 2023 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Appleby Line, Regional Municipality of Halton, ON
Immerse yourself in a day of free family-fun that includes live entertainment, pony rides, classic cars, bouncy castles, and a thrilling family obstacle course. Join the festivities that bring residents, local groups, and businesses together, and don’t miss the chance to revel in the energetic atmosphere as Appleby Line transforms into a hub of excitement and community connection.
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Nickel Brook Oktoberfest 2023 for Children’s Aid

Saturday, September 30th, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Nickel Brook Brewing Co. – 3426 Mainway, Burlington, ON
Celebrate Oktoberfest, a night of festivity in support of the Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton. Enjoy live music by Freedom Train from 8-11PM, along with your choice of Schnitzel or Sausage, 2 sides, and evening snacks, all included with your ticket, which also features 2 drink tickets. Raise a toast, savour delicious food, and make a difference in the community – it’s a night not to be missed!
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