Hamilton Fringe: Under the Cover

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Using dance theatre to convey the experience of social anxiety is a creative and immersive way to bring awareness to this important issue. By engaging the audience in an experiential journey, Under the Cover can help foster empathy and understanding for those who struggle with mental health disorders. Playwright Izabella […]

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Hamilton Fringe: Lulu

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

The time has come for Lulu to embark on an epic trial of a lifetime. Join her as she travels with Anansi through the spirit world to retrieve the key needed to save her ailing grandmother with her estranged father in tow. As she encounters folklore creatures and learns many […]

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Hamilton Fringe: The Haters Tour

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Sam and Surer are narcissistic performers that have recently taken a diversity training position in order to get more stage time. They think they're changing hearts and minds while also getting some time in the spotlight (win/win!), but what they come to realize is the material they're teaching bumps up […]

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Event Series Ghostlight

Ghostlight

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

When melancholic construction worker Dan finds himself drifting from his wife and daughter, he discovers community and purpose in a local theater’s production of Romeo and Juliet. As the drama onstage starts to mirror his own life, he and his family are forced to confront a personal loss. Filmmakers Kelly […]

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Event Series Thelma

Thelma

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Thelma Post is a 93-year-old grandmother who loses $10,000 to a con artist on the phone. With help from a friend and his motorized scooter, she soon embarks on a treacherous journey across Los Angeles to reclaim what was taken from her.

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The Bikeriders

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

THE BIKERIDERS captures a rebellious time in America when the culture and people were changing. After a chance encounter at a local bar, strong-willed Kathy (Jodie Comer) is inextricably drawn to Benny (Austin Butler), the newest member of Midwestern motorcycle club, the Vandals, led by the enigmatic Johnny (Tom Hardy). […]

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Ciné-Psych: Change the Script (Social Justice/Mental Health) Short Film Festival

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

All Tickets are $7.50, and include a free small popcorn!Change the Script (Social Justice/Mental Health) Short Film Festival (2024)Embrace the emotive power of film at the Second Annual "Change the Script" film festival screening event. With an impressive lineup of international, thought-provoking films that push boundaries and explore pressing social […]

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Sex Workers’ Film and Arts Festival

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by SWAP Hamilton. Come join us for a celebration of sex workers through film and art at our festival - it's gonna be a blast! Film program includes: Georgie Girl (2001) Outlaw Poverty, Not Prostitution (2006) Our Bodies, Our Business (2016) The Stroll (2023) In addition to panelist speakers […]

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July Rhapsody

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

New 4K Restoration of the Acclaimed 2002 Film by Hong Kong Director Ann Hui!Pre-recorded Q+A with cinematographer Kwan Pun-Leung and documentarian Christine Choy to follow after the screening!Brimming with unspeakable serene beauty, JULY RHAPSODY by Hong Kong's Ann Hui (A Simple Life) and scriptwriter Ivy Ho (Comrades Almost a Love Story) is […]

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For a Few Dollars More

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

With his reputation preceding him after a white-knuckle duel eighteen months ago, a taciturn American bounty hunter rides into the godforsaken town of Tucumcari. After all, nothing can stop him - this time, the solitary stranger is after El Indio, a psychopathic bandit leader bent on destruction and mayhem, who […]

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Murder on the Orient Express

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our 'Whodunnit at the Westdale' Film Talk Series!A body is discovered, evidence is collected, and there are several suspects. The only question on everyone's mind is, 'Whodunnit?' To find out, join Jeffrey Bender as he takes you through the realm of the detective story, one of cinema's oldest […]

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Godzilla vs. Biollante

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Click Here to learn more about how the Incite Foundation helps non-profit arts organizations in Hamilton like The Westdale.The Way of the Sword Presents: Kaiju Summer, Vol. 2!Hosted by Ryan Ferguson!After the devastation of Godzilla's resurgence, a miniature arms race ensues to collect his cells. The cells are obtained by […]

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The Karate Kid

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

All Tickets are just $8.25! Sponsored by the Merchants of Westdale Village.40th Anniversary!Having left Newark's cold winters behind him, shy Daniel LaRusso moves with his widowed mother to the Reseda neighbourhood in sunny Los Angeles. But first, Daniel must find his feet, and of course, fitting in is easier said […]

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Candlelight: Coldplay & Imagine Dragons

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Hamilton. Get your tickets now to discover the music of Coldplay & Imagine Dragons at The Westdale under the gentle glow of candlelight. Tentative Program Coldplay - Clocks Coldplay - Something Just […]

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Candlelight: A Tribute to Taylor Swift

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Hamilton. Get your tickets now to discover the music of Taylor Swift at The Westdale under the gentle glow of candlelight. Tentative Program Love Story Cardigan Blank Space Enchanted Anti-Hero Lavender Haze […]

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Young Frankenstein

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our 'It's Good to be the King! A Mel Brooks Select-rospective' Film Talk Series!Now in his 98th year and having recently received an Honorary Academy Award for lifetime achievement, Mel Brooks is recognized virtually everywhere as one of the kings of big-screen farce. This summer, Jeffrey Bender pays […]

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The Dark Crystal

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our Workshop of Dreams: A Jim Henson Showcase series! This summer, we pay tribute to the creative genius of Jim Henson, as we screen several of his best-known films for four weekends throughout August and September, with alternating matinee and evening screenings. All tickets are $8.25! Sponsored by […]

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Beyond the Podium: Celebrating Canadian Women Champions

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

 World Premiere! Filmmakers in attendance! Meet the humans behind the heroes in the groundbreaking, new documentary film – Beyond The Podium: Celebrating Canadian Women Champions – written and directed by award-winning, Hamilton-born filmmaker Brenda Whitehall. Featuring 15 of Canada’s top women winter athletes, Beyond The Podium delves deeper than traditional sports interviews – […]

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Night of the Living Dead

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our Screen Spooktaculars series! Every month, we show a classic or contemporary horror film favourite that we feel deserves to be seen on our big screen! First show on either Friday or Saturday, with an encore on Tuesdays!George A. Romero's landmark of low-budget filmmaking!Shot outside Pittsburgh on a […]

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Steve Hofstetter

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

One of YouTube's most popular comics with over 150 million views and half a billion more on Facebook, Steve Hofstetter is also the host of Finding Babe Ruth on FS1. Hofstetter was the host and executive producer of Laughs (FOX) and he has been on CBS’ The Late Late Show, […]

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Klute

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

As a special finale to our 'Whodunnit at the Westdale' Film Talk series, we are proud to present Alan J. Pakula's classic neo-noir thriller in tribute to the life and career of Canadian acting legend Donald Sutherland. (1935-2024)When his old friend, the laboratory engineer Tom Gruneman, vanishes, detective John Klute […]

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Event Series Labyrinth

Labyrinth

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our Workshop of Dreams: A Jim Henson Showcase series! This summer, we pay tribute to the creative genius of Jim Henson, as we screen several of his best-known films for four weekends throughout August and September, with alternating matinee and evening screenings. All tickets are $8.25! Sponsored by […]

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The Great Salish Heist

Q+A screening with cast and crew in attendance! Talent and Moderator to be announced!The First Indigenous Heist Film Ever Produced! Graham Greene, Tricia Helfer, and Ashley Callingbull star in this locally filmed feature from Cowichan Filmmaker Harold C.Joe and the team behind previous documentary favourites Tzouhalem and A Cedar Is […]

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Andre Rieu’s 2024 Maastricht Concert: The Power of Love

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Special Pricing In Effect (all taxes and fees included)$18.00 - Adult/Child/Student/Senior$10.25 - MembersAndré Rieu is ready to blow you away with his brand new cinema concert ‘Power of Love’. From his picturesque hometown of Maastricht, The King of the Waltz presents a must-see big screen spectacular. Accompanied by his world […]

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Newly Regraded 4K Restoration of the Original Theatrical Cut!As the Union Army advances and the Confederate forces retreat, two drifters and amoral partners-in-crime, opportunistic gunslinger Blondie and rambunctious Mexican bandit Tuco, have devised a foolproof scheme to strike it rich. But, as usual, all good things must come to an […]

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Ciné-Psych: Pi

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

All Tickets are $7.50, and include a free small popcorn!Pi (1998), dir. Darren AronofskyMax Cohen is a reclusive mathematician obsessed with finding patterns in the stock market. As he delves deeper into his quest, he uncovers a 216-digit number that may hold the key to universal truths. This discovery attracts […]

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The Muppet Movie

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our Workshop of Dreams: A Jim Henson Showcase series! This summer, we pay tribute to the creative genius of Jim Henson, as we screen several of his best-known films for four weekends throughout August and September, with alternating matinee and evening screenings. All tickets are $8.25! Sponsored by […]

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Candlelight: Tribute to ABBA

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Hamilton. Get your tickets now to discover the music of ABBA at The Westdale under the gentle glow of candlelight. Tentative Program Dancing Queen SOS Money, Money, Money The Winner Takes it […]

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Candlelight: Tribute to Queen

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Hamilton. Get your tickets now to discover the music of Queen at The Westdale under the gentle glow of candlelight. Tentative Program I Want to Break Free We Will Rock You Somebody […]

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The Muppets Take Manhattan

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our Workshop of Dreams: A Jim Henson Showcase series! This summer, we pay tribute to the creative genius of Jim Henson, as we screen several of his best-known films for four weekends throughout August and September, with alternating matinee and evening screenings. All tickets are $8.25! Sponsored by […]

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Hamilton Originals: Songs of Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Jacob Moon, Suzie Vinnick and special guests present the indelible songs of these two gravel-voiced poets, whose works have influenced songwriters for decades and still endure, vital as ever, today.Sponsored by Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities, offering the perfect balance of integrated wealth management services with flexible, personalized advice […]

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Ciné-Psych: A Clockwork Orange

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

All Tickets are $7.50, and include a free small popcorn!A Clockwork Orange (1971), dir. Stanley KubrickAlex DeLarge, a young offender in a dystopian future leads a gang involved in violent crimes. After being arrested, Alex is subject to “the Ludovico Technique”, an experimental rehabilitation treatment which conditions him to associate […]

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Practically Hip

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by Vehicle Entertainment Canada’s number one Tragically Hip Tribute For over 20 years! Established in Southern Ontario in 1997, Practically Hip has been performing the music its members love for over 20 years at clubs, festivals, universities and colleges, and private events throughout North America and beyond. The band […]

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Queens Court

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by Vehicle Entertainment QUEEN CANADA IS AN ALL CANADIAN PRODUCTION FEATURING SEAN HAUK FROM BRANTFORD ONTARIO. THE SHOW IS BACKED BY STUDIO MUSICAINS THAT RECREATE THE SONGS OF FREDDIE MERCURY AND QUEEN. EACH SONG PERFORMED EXACTLY AS THE ORIGIAN RECORDINGS, NOTE FOR NOTE AND AMAZING VOCALS. HEAR THE HITS […]

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PRETZEL LOGIC (A TRIBUTE TO STEELY DAN)

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by Vehicle Entertainment At the Nexus of Jazz,Blues and Rock lies the music of Steely Dan We,the nine musicians are dedicated to the exploration of the music of the Dan. What began as a labour of love continues with such songs as: REELING IN THE YEARS DO IT AGAIN […]

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Royal Wood

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Noisemaker & Sonic Unyon Presents: Royal Wood Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Royal Wood has established himself as a true musical talent. Since being proclaimed “Songwriter of the Year” by iTunes, Wood has continued to evolve and hone his musical craft while maintaining a unique identity. His eighth full-length studio […]

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hART Dance Film Series

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Hamilton Arts Council proudly presents the premiere screening of the hArt Dance Film Series at The Westdale Theatre. This captivating event showcases short dance films crafted by talented artists Clairandean, Lor Lacambra, and Priyanka Tope. These artists, under the guidance of Series Curator Mayumi Lashbrook, have developed original films that intertwine movement and film. […]

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Ciné-Psych: Originals

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

All Tickets are $7.50, and include a free small popcorn!Ciné-Psych: Originals (2024)Prepare for another extraordinary evening of Art and insight as Ciné-Psych present their latest short films, complemented by a bespoke theatrical performance. Immerse yourself in a critical exploration of Mental Health and society. This event promises to be a […]

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Hotel California

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

HOTEL CALIFORNIA – The Original Tribute to The Eagles (Canada) For over three decades now HOTEL CALIFORNIA have been recreating the legendary sound of THE EAGLES, and thrilling audiences all over the world. The band set the bar in 1986, and they’ve remained the industry leading substitute for The Eagles […]

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The Lightfoot Band

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

The Lightfoot Band features the original musicians that toured with Gordon Lightfoot for decades. Rick Haynes on Bass, Barry Keane on Drums and Percussion, Mike Heffernan on Keyboards, Carter Lancaster on Lead Guitars with Andy Mauck on Rhythm Guitars and Lead Vocal. Together, they feel strongly that the Lightfoot Band […]

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Splash’N Boots

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Splash’N Boots are a beloved Canadian children's music duo consisting of Nick Adams (Splash) and Taes Leavitt (Boots). With 20 years of experience, Splash’N Boots have become a household name, creating music and concert experiences that bring happiness and joy to children of all ages. With their hit TV show […]

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Joel Plaskett

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Noisemaker Presents - Evening With: Joel Plaskett From rocking Halifax’s Marquee Club to performing for the masses at Massey Hall or touring the country with his father, Joel Plaskett has forged a reputation as one of Canada’s most engaging performers and respected singer-songwriters.  Plaskett’s songs are a perennial part of […]

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Chicago Transit Canada

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by Vehicle Entertainment There are a lot of bands doing a tribute to the band Chicago, but back in the early 90’s, when Powerhouse decided to put together their Chicago Transit tribute act, they were the first in the world to do so. And they remain today as the […]

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Material Girls

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by Vehicle Entertainment Material Girls features tributes to Lady Gaga, Adele, Madonna, Blondie, Shania, Ann Wilson & Cher. This spectacular show captures the elegance and essence of all of these mega stars in one concert experience. Their voices are spot on and their looks may actually have you thinking […]

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The Traveling Milburys

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

The Worlds Greatest Tribute To The Traveling Wilburys. A SPECIAL CHRISTMAS PERFORMANCE. Don’t miss this spectacular salute to the supergroup of all supergroups; The Traveling Wilburys: George Harrison, Tom Petty, Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne and Bob Dylan. The Traveling Milburys deliver the goods in an evening filled with thrilling lights, […]

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