August 2, 3 & 4 ~ What's Happening Around the 905

Friday Aug 02nd, 2019


Tim Hortons Festival of Friends
Gage Park (1000 Main St E)
August 2nd 2pm – 11pm
August 3rd & 4th 12pm – 11pm

The Festival of Friends is an outdoor music, art, and crafts festival in Hamilton, ON. It has been produced annually since 1976. Admission to the Festival has always been – and will always remain – free to everyone.  The 2019 Festival of Friends, featuring TANYA TUCKER, LOVERBOY, and THE TREWS begins THIS FRIDAY!!!

Halton Freedom Celebration Festival
Spencer Smith Park (1400 Lakeshore Road)
August 3rd 12pm – 11pm

The Halton Freedom Celebration Festival brings together musical acts, children’s and youth activities, cultural art, food, crafts.

Enchanted Garden Weekend
Royal Botanical Gardens – Rock Garden (1185 York Blvd)
August 3rd, 4th & 5th 11am – 4pm

Calling all gnomes, fairies, pixies and sprites!  Meet mystical creatures, participate in delightful actives and learn the secrets of our Enchanted Garden.  Tickets available for purchase at the door or online

Joseph Brant Day Festival – A Celebration of Burlington
La Salle Park (50 North Shore Blvd E)
August 5th 11am – 4pm

Celebrate Joseph Brant day – Museums of Burlington is proud to present this free event, celebrating local heritage, multi-culturalism and community. The day will feature main stage entertainment, food truck, free children’s activities, a Museums Children’s STEAM zone, vendors market & Community displays.

Downtown Oakville – Community Weekends
Oakville Towne Square (94 George Street)
August 3rd & 4th 10am – 4pm

Community Weekends returns to Downtown Oakville to provide you with free, family-friendly activities to do on the weekends.

  • Weekly rotating art installations
  • Yoga with Titika 10am -11am
  • Giant Blocks 11am - 4pm
  • Giant Board Games – August 4th 12pm - 4pm
Art in the Park
Bronte Heritage Water Front Park (2340 Ontario St)
August 5th 10am – 5pm

Oakville Art Society’s 54th annual Art in the Park. Featuring more than 175 artists and artisans from across the country, the event attracts thousands of people to the Bronte waterfront.  Admission $5.00 Children under 12 are free.