Food Services

Waterfront Scoops Ice Cream Parlour

Hours of Operation Closed for the Season — See you next Spring!                                                                          ...

Williams Fresh Cafe

Welcome to Williams Fresh Cafe on Hamilton’s Waterfront! Holiday Hours of Operation: December 24 – – 8am to 4pm December 25 – – CLOSED December 26 to 30 – – 8am to 11pm December 31 – – 8am to 6pm January 1 – – 11am to 11pm We offer...

Waterfront Grill

WATERFRONT GRILL is Now Closed HOURS OF OPERATION Closed until Waterfront Outdoor Rink opens in December.  Check back for Hours of...

Special Events

Hamilton Harbour Fishing Derby

Hamilton Harbour Fishing Derby 2015  – – FREE EVENT!  Saturday, August 15, 2015 8:00am – 12:00pm Pier 8 47 Discovery Drive Hamilton, ON NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED! _________________ Check in Stations: Pier 8 – Hamiltonian Dock HWT Centre – North Side Bayfront Park Boat Launch Fishway on Waterfront Trail LaSalle...

Music on the Waterfront

Music on the Waterfront Waterfront Stage – Pier 8 FREE CONCERT Join us every Thursday evening from July 2 to August 27 7:00 – 9:00 pm (weather permitting)     2015 Music Line Up July 2     – –     Brenda Brown Trio July 9     –...

Waterfront Festival of Lights

Waterfront Festival of Lights – December to February Come visit our Waterfront Festival of Lights on Pier 8 – 57 Discovery Drive The Hamilton Waterfront Trust is a charitable organization with the mandate of connecting you to the water’s edge.  In keeping with our mandate, we have developed one of...

Waterfront Attractions

Hamilton Waterfront Trolley

Harbour-West Trolley Tour – – Now Closed for the Season Have you ever wondered what those 2 big domes are at the Hamilton Waterfront?  What is the Fishway?  I didn’t know that about the H.M.C.S. Haida.  What is that silver pavilion at Bayfront Park?  Come aboard the Hamilton Waterfront...

Bike Rentals

Waterfront Wheels  – Bike Rental Concession   Now Closed for the Season — See you next...

Hamiltonian Tour Boat

Hamiltonian Tour Boat – – Now Closed for the Season In 2003 the Hamiltonian 12-passenger tour boat began  operations.  Now entering its 13th season, the tour boat offers a leisurely narrated 50 minute tour of Hamilton Harbour with the captain providing interesting stories and history of one of North...

Hamilton Waterfront Outdoor Rink

  Hamilton Waterfront Outdoor Rink – Pier 8 ********************************************************************************************* THE OUTDOOR RINK IS OPEN DAILY 10am to 10pm   PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RINK IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC SATURDAY MORNINGS FROM 10am to 11am DUE TO THE LEARN-TO-SKATE PROGRAM       SKATE RENTAL HOURS Monday to Friday  ...

Waterfront Development

Hamilton Harbour Queen

Hamilton Harbour Queen Cruises – ceased operations on September 28, 2014 ABOUT US Operated May 2005 to September 2014 by the Hamilton Waterfront Trust. In 2004 the Hamilton Waterfront Trust, in keeping with its mandate of  “Connecting You to the Water’s Edge” purchased the Harbour Princess which was operating...

Hamilton Waterfront Art Expressions

Hamilton Waterfront Art Expressions   Student Artists Decorate our Waterfront In 2006 when the Hamilton Waterfront Trail Extension (Pier 4 to Catharine Street) was opened, the Hamilton Waterfront Trust sponsored visual artwork by elementary and secondary students in Hamilton.  Over 35 murals were created and mounted on the Hamilton...

Hamilton Beach Trail

The Hamilton Beach Trail In the spring of 2003, the Hamilton Waterfront Trust and the City of Hamilton completed construction of the 8.5km Hamilton Beach Trail – – a multi-use, fully accessible waterfront trail which winds along the shores of Hamilton on the Lake Ontario side of the Beach...

Hamilton Waterfront Trail Extension

Hamilton Waterfront Trail Extension The Hamilton Waterfront Trail Extension is a ‘continuation’ of the existing Hamilton Waterfront Trail built by the City of Hamilton between Princess Point and Pier 4 Park in 2000.  The 1.9km trail extension starts at Pier 4 Park and proceeds eastward, just past Pier 8,...

Confederation Park

The Hamilton Beach Recreational Building, Lakeland Centre,  is situated at the north end of Confederation Park on Van Wagners Beach Road between the existing Go Cart Track and Lakeland Pool. The Lakeland Centre is a  prominent structure with a strong focal point to this site of renewed recreational activities. ...

Windermere Basin

Windermere Basin The Hamilton Waterfront Trust with assistance from the City of Hamilton and other provincial and federal agencies facilitated the restoration and development of  the lands surrounding Windermere Basin.  The purpose of the development project was to conduct restoration of the local ecosystem and provide natural wildlife areas...

Discovery Centre

In early October, 2010 the Hamilton Waterfront Trust called for proposals from over 300 organizations regarding leasing of space at the former Marine Discovery Centre.  During the past 12 months the Hamilton Waterfront Trust has  given over 50 tours of the building to various groups that had an interest...