Hamilton Economic Development



Looking for a place to shop unique stores, experience fine dining, and walk beautiful streets?

The third oldest community in Canada, Ancaster Village is home to many charming shops, delightful restaurants, spectacular wedding venues, an Inn, and beautifully maintained historic buildings. It’s unique character and charm is dominated by heritage architecture.

Along with its wonderful aesthetics, the Ancaster BIA encompasses many high-quality services, ranging from a lovely spa, hair and aesthetic experiences to a variety of medical and financial services and so much more.  Its business owners are all committed to providing a unique and personalized experience.  Ancaster Village is friendly to pedestrian and bicycle traffic, which often leads patrons back to shop in the Village.

In addition, on Wednesdays from June through to October, the Village hosts the Ancaster Farmers’ Market, where some of Ancaster’s best, local farmers come out to showcase and sell their wonderful produce to thousands of patrons.

Ancaster Village is proud of its thriving Arts community which includes many local arts groups, a gallery, museums and local events.  We are currently working towards the creation of an Art Centre in the heart of our BIA.

The Ancaster BIA is faithful in fostering community, showing patrons a pleasant experience, and promoting the exceptional businesses within.

Come shop, dine, and explore Ancaster’s BIA today!

Ancaster BIA website
Ancaster BIA Boundary Map
Ancaster BIA Commercial Market Analysis


Jennifer Mattern, Executive Director
Phone: 289-239-7828
Email: executivedirector@shopancastervillage.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/AncasterBIA/
Twitter: @AncasterVillage




Ranked Canada's most diversified economy, home to Canada's busiest multi-modal cargo airport, the busiest port on the Canadian Great Lakes, and centrally located within a one hour drive to Toronto, Waterloo and the Niagara/US Border, Hamilton is at the center of it all. With two internationally renowned post-secondary institutions in the city (surrounded by 23 other), a diverse and learned workforce and both ample greenfield and urban sites upon which to build, we're ready for your investment.

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