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Sip, Savour, Support: NOSH 2024

Indulge in Hamilton’s culinary heartbeat with NOSH 2024 running from February 1st to 29th!

This delectable event celebrates our vibrant local food and drink scene, showcasing the diverse flavours that make our community unique.

Join us in supporting local businesses as we come together to appreciate the rich tapestry of flavours that define our city — forging connections and creating memories with every delightful bite and sip.

The International Village BIA is home to an eclectic mix of restaurants from casual to gourmet. No matter what you are looking for you can find a restaurant in The Village!

How Can You Enter to Win Prizes

1. Post a photo of your meal on Instagram using the hashtag #nosh2024
2. Tag the restaurant and tag International Village BIA (@internationalvillagebia)

Who’s Participating in Our BIA

See below for a list of businesses in the International Village BIA (West Ave. to Mary St. on King St. East, Main St. East, and King William St.) participating in NOSH 2024:

  • Black Forest Inn – 255 King St. East 
  • Brothers Grimm Bistro – 193 King St. East 
  • Café Oranje – 312 King St. East 
  • Cherry Birch General – 219 King St. East
  • Denninger’s Foods of the World – 284 King St. East 
  • Dim Sum House – 173 King St. East 
  • Gastro Market Inc. – 193 King St. East
  • Seasoned Restaurant – 162 King William St. 
  • Stairways Café & Catering – 225 King William St. 

What is NOSH?

NOSH (Verb): To Eat Food Enthusiastically

NOSH encourages support for local businesses by celebrating Hamilton’s food and drink economy, featuring a diverse showcase of the unique and innovative flavours representing the city.

What is a Business Improvement Area (BIA)?

BIAs are a specific geographic area within a municipality or city designated to promote and improve the local business environment. BIAs are typically formed by local businesses and property owners collaborating to enhance their area’s economic vitality and overall appeal.

Giveaway Rules

The giveaway will run from Thursday, February 1st, 2024 to Thursday, February 29th, 2024 at 11:59 PM. Any entries past this time will not be considered.

To enter: Post a photo of your meal on Instagram (stories, reel, post) using the hashtag #nosh2024. All entries must tag the restaurant where the photo is taken and tag International Village BIA (@internationalvillagebia). Photos must be taken by the customer. No entries will be considered from photos that are not original or copyrighted in any way. The BIA is not responsible for any entries that are not received before the deadline due to app privacy settings.

Prize packs include one $50.00 gift certificate to a participating business, with nine prizes to be won in total. No cash value. The prize must be accepted as presented. The chance of winning is dependent on the number of entries.

The winners will be drawn at random. The winners will be contacted by direct message on Instagram and have 24 hours to claim the prize. If the prize is not claimed in that time another winner will be drawn. Open to legal residents of Ontario (19 years or older). Void where prohibited.

By entering into this giveaway, participants release and hold Instagram harmless from liability. This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram.

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