Mills Hardware is an event and entertainment space located in downtown Hamilton. The space is available for use by arts organizations, community groups, companies, political organizations, and anyone else who is looking for a space to hold an event to accommodate up to 150 people.

The space is fully licensed and is configurable in multiple ways. Capacity is 145 standing, ~90 seated. Cocktail tables and conference tables area available to accommodate small group settings.

There is a 15’x16′ stage and the venue comes equipped with high-end sound and lighting system in addition to an HD projector and film-quality retractable screen.

Complete technical specs can be found at .

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Performance, Rehearsal, Special Event, Class, Audition, Photo Shoot, Video/Film Shoot, Screening, Reading, Meeting, Studio Art, Exhibition, Audio Recording
Disciplines Dance, Music, Theatre, Film, Visual Art
Restrictions On Use There is an 11pm curfew on loud noise. People can stay at the venue but music/bands/amplified sounds are curfew at 11.


(Availability has not been published)

Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

You can book online at or call us at 905-777-1223

Hours Of Operation 8am-11pm
Rental Policy None specified
Cancellation Policy Deposits made upon booking are non-refundable. Balance to be paid seven days before the event.
Allows Last Minute Reservations true
Booking Requirements Deposit
Personnel Available at Time of Rental Call for addtl rental personnel, Rates include some or all personnel, Rates include some or all equipment
Personnel Available at Time of Performance Box office staff, Sound technician
Payment Types Cash, Check, Credit card
Options None specified
Other Allowed Activities Percussive footwear, Street shoes, Live percussion, Amplified music, Alcohol permitted

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions
Space Features Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, Wings/backstage space, exposed brick wall, unique architecture elements
Technology Internet access, WiFi
Flooring concrete
Stage Configuration Platform stage
Stage Dimensions 15 ft x 16 ft with 18 ft ceiling
Seating Capacity 145
Seating Arrangement Fixed, Flexible seating, Standing room capacity is 145, we can accommodate 95 seats.

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Natural lighting/windows, Light board, Lighting instruments
Furniture Chairs, Tables
Artist Amenities Green room
Instruments And Accessories None specified
Audio Sound system, PA system, Microphone, MP3/auxiliary input, Amplifier
Video Film Digital projector, Projection screen
Studio Arts None specified

Accessibility Accessibility_active EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking, Paid garage/lot parking
Accessibility ADA or AODA compliant, Lobby and house
Audience Services Staffed concession, Restrooms
Miscellaneous None specified

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Performances $75 - - -
Rehearsals $75 - - -
Special Events $75 - - -
Class $75 - - -
Auditions $75 - - -
Photo Shoots $75 - - -
Video/Film Shoots $75 - - -
Screenings $75 - - -
Reading $75 - - -
Meetings $75 - - -
Studio Arts $75 - - -
Exhibitions $75 - - -
Audio Recording $75 - - -

This space was last updated on Tuesday, February 02, 2016 at 11:39AM