To The Core

Downtown Hamilton is the re-emerging heart of the city.  The area delivers a distinct experience and energy through quality businesses and diverse events.  It is also where people can experience the history of the city while enjoying the new offerings found within it.

We invite you to come “to the core” and experience the main pillars that make up Downtown Hamilton:

  • Arts – Creative to the core
  • Entertainment – Captivating to the core
  • Food and drink – Appetizing to the core
  • Services and shopping – Dedicated to the core
  • Professional businesses  – Professional to the core
  • Living – Genuine to the core


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Checking in with Downtown

Part 2 Beating the Winter Blues January is a notoriously tough month …

Checking in with Downtown

Part 1 At Home for January It has started to feel like …

Constant State of Flux – How Downtown Businesses are Adapting to Doing Business During a Pandemic

Part 29 Mablellie’s Drawer Mablellie’s Drawer, found at 17 John Street North, …

Holiday Shopping in Downtown Hamilton

This year, boost your Christmas spirit and the local economy by supporting …



The Downtown Update is the e-newsletter sent by the Downtown Hamilton Business Improvement Area to keep both members of the BIA and interested supporters of Downtown up-to-date with activities and issues in the core of our community.