City of Hamilton hosting online rain barrel sale

This article, from March 29, has details on the 2021 Rain Barrel sale, happening strictly online this year.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton will continue its yearly tradition of offering rain barrels for sale online this year due to COVID. Orders can be made between now until May 15, 2021.

For more details, please continue reading below…

The City is partnering with, who they have worked with in previous years. Visit to order your rain barrel. The rain barrels offered as part of this sale are $45 each plus a one-time $10 delivery fee per location.

According to the City, credit, debit, Interact e-transfer & Paypal will be accepted for any purchases online. Rain barrels can only be ordered online and delivered within the City of Hamilton (Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough, Glanbrook, Hamilton and Stoney Creek). There is no pick-up option available.

Rain barrel details

  • Model: Sandstone Rain Barrel (pictured following details)
  • Cost: $45 (+HST) plus $10 shipping (per location)
  • Size: Approximately 23” wide by 38” tall
  • Weight: Approximately 24lbs (empty)
  • Capacity: 240 litres / 60 gallons

Each Rain Barrel includes:

  • Leaf and mosquito filter basket
  • Spigot/tap and clear dispensing hose with hose clip
  • Overflow adapter and hose that allows multiple barrels to be connected in series

Additional accessories can be purchased at a cost.

Sandstone rain barrel (Courtesy of the City of Hamilton)

Questions or concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact our office here.