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A small town with a big personality, Stoney Creek is a great place for new families to call home. From their morning coffee run to date night and fun things to do with the kids, read on to discover local hot spots.

Go for Date Night at the Powerhouse

Set in a refurnished power station, this cozy and cool local pub is the perfect place for a relaxed date night. Great food with lots of vegetarian options and delicious local wines and beer, there’s something for everyone at The Powerhouse.

Pick Up Your Morning Brew at Tim Horton’s

A Canadian classic that’s always a better experience in a small town, Stoney Creek residents will quickly get to know the friendly face behind the counter.

Entertain Your Kids at Confederation Beach Park

At the shores of Lake Ontario, Confederation Beach Park is where you’ll find some of the area’s best food and fun throughout the year. Enjoy scenic strolls, picturesque views of the shoreline, open park space, go-karts, batting cages, mini golf, Wold Waterworks and Lakeland Pool.

Spend Lazy Weekends at the Punch Bowl Market

Located at the mouth go the Punch Bowl Conservation Area, this family-run business is a local favourite for its community spirit, delicious bakery, fresh flowers and year-long market. It’s the perfect place to grab snacks for your hike.

Go Grocery Shopping at Ottawa Street Farmers’ Market

Open every Saturday from April to December, the Ottawa Street Farmers’ Market features fresh produce, meat and cheese, artisan breads, honey, prepared foods and natural skin care products all from vendors located within a 100km radius.

Get ‘Grammable Photos at Ridge Road

Known as one of the most beautiful roads in Ontario, Ridge Road offers absolutely spectacular views of Hamilton with spots along the way to stop and take incredible photos. Our favourite time to experience this stunning view is in the fall.

Go for Outdoor Time at Heritage Green Sports Park

The 80-acre community sports park opened in 2005 with three soccer fields, two baseball diamonds and a field house. With a large upgrade approved in 2017, the park has become a destination for community games and outdoor play.

Work Out at Anytime Fitness

Known for their friendly, welcoming environment that fits in perfectly with Stoney Creek, Anytime Fitness is open 24 hours for maximum convenience and offers solo workout opportunities as well as personal training and team workouts.


Learn more about Empire Lush, our new community in Stoney Creek community.


Interested in reading more? Here’s what’s making the Hamilton region so attractive in the eyes of new homebuyers.

Images courtesy of Inspirock (The Powerhouse); Hamilton Conservation via Pinterest (Confederation Beach Park).


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