The Great Hamilton Scavenger Hunt App Adventure

The Great Hamilton Scavenger Hunt is an app-based adventure that will see people of all ages exploring our diverse city and 150 of its landmarks, festivals, events, as well as quintessential Hamilton, Canadian and summer experiences from June 9 through September 12, 2017.

Additional Information:

Participants will use the app to acquire points at 150 locations or activities
The Great Hamilton Scavenger Hunt app includes all Canada 150 Hamilton 2017 Signature Events
As people visit locations and fulfill objectives listed in the app, they will accumulate points
At the end of each week, those with the most points will win prizes
At the end of the hunt duration, a grand prize of a trip will be awarded (weekend getaway in Ottawa)
People can play individually or with a single device as a family or team
Players under the age of 18 can play with permission of an adult/guardian

Visit or to learn more about how to download.

Additional Resources

To access for your iPhone, visit the App Store:
To access for your Android phone, visit the Google Play Store:


“We are excited to launch The Great Hamilton Scavenger Hunt app – a new way for the community to explore the city through events, festivals, activities and quintessential summer experiences. Players can earn points, win weekly prizes, celebrate Canada’s 150 and engage with our diverse city like never before! Our weekly prizes include tickets to a variety of local entertainment including Hamilton Tiger-Cats home games, Hamiltonian Tour Boat, Hammer City Roller Derby, and Museums, among others. Our Grand Prize is a weekend getaway in Ottawa, including accommodation, attraction passes, and more.”

Andrea Buttars, Spokesperson for Wesley Urban Ministries

“This year, Hamilton joins cities across the country to celebrate Canada’s 150th year as a nation. This important anniversary offers us all a chance to reflect on our city’s contributions to the growth of our nation – from our proud industrial roots to the exciting revitalization transforming our city. It’s also a chance to imagine the kind of city we want to build moving forward.”

Fred Eisenberger, Mayor, City of Hamilton