NOSH 2024

Sip, Savour, Support: NOSH 2024

The arrival of February marks the beginning of NOSH, a month-long opportunity to support the culinary industry within Hamilton and celebrate the businesses that help it thrive. Running from February 1st to 29th, each post you make at a participating location within the Downtown Hamilton BIA will enter you into a gift card giveaway held at the end of the month. To enter:

  1. Dine in or order from any of the participating locations within the Downtown Hamilton BIA
  2. Post a photo of your meal/dessert/drink etc. on Instagram using the hashtag #NOSH2024
  3. Tag the business where the photo is taken and the Downtown Hamilton BIA (@dwntwnhambia)

Here are the participating businesses within the downtown core:

You can find more information by visiting

The giveaway will run from Thursday, February 1st, 2024 to Thursday, February 29th 2024 at 11:59 PM. Any entries past this time will not be considered. Photos must be taken by the customer. No entries will be considered from photos that are not original or are copyrighted in any way. The BIA is not responsible for any entries that are not received before the deadline due to app privacy settings. The prize pack includes $100 worth of gift certificates from participating businesses. The winners will be drawn at random. The winners will be contacted by direct message on Instagram and have 48 hours to claim the prize. If the prize is not claimed in that time another winner will be drawn. Open to legal residents of Ontario (19 years or older). Void where prohibited. By entering into this giveaway, participants release and hold Instagram harmless from liability. This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram.



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