Looking for something fun and family-friendly to do in Butler County this summer? Alive After 5 is a monthly shop hop in downtown Hamilton! This month’s theme was “Wild Wild West”.

The “Saloon” and “Jail” Next to the art space, downtown Hamilton.

On the first Thursday of every month the local businesses in downtown Hamilton, stay open longer and host special activities for kids. There is also a costume contest relating to the theme each month.

Participants in this month’s costume contest.

Each booth outside had a wild west themed craft or activity for kids!
Fort Hamilton Hospital’s booth had “true or false” questions about the wild west and handed out cowboy trail mix!


The Fort Hamilton Hospital booth on High St. downtown Hamilton.

The Lane Library bookmobile was open to the public and handed out free fake mustaches!

The Fitton Center booth and The Lane Library bookmobile on High St. downtown Hamilton.

The Fitton Center Booth teaching kids how to make a bolo tie!

The Fitton Center booth on High St. downtown Hamilton.

Alive After 5’s Mission statement:

To foster a sense of community in Hamilton by bringing friends and family downtown to enjoy local shopping, dining, live entertainment, and family-friendly activities. There are many new businesses downtown and Alive After 5 aims to bring awareness to them. After enjoying an Alive After 5 event, we believe you’ll think of Hamilton first for your next bite to eat, thoughtful gift, or family activity!

-From the website: hamiltonaliveafter5.com


The Fitton Center booth on High St. downtown Hamilton.

The One Love Yoga and Healing center on Third Street- offered free massages!

One Love Yoga & Healing center on Third St.

Below is the schedule for Alive After 5 2018:

Next theme is July 5th: “Hawaiian Luau”

For more information on future Alive After 5’s happenings: www.facebook.com/HamiltonAA5/