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Events

Village Square event with vendors, people shopping downtown

Burlington is known for its festivals and events!  Join us for immersive events all year round.

Ongoing

Living Lab

Art Gallery of Burlington 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington

We are taking what we learned in the 2023 collaborative programming space, the Living Library, and putting it to the test with another year-long laboratory of community action. Artist José Luis... Read more

Special Exhibition: Worlds of the Night

Joseph Brant Museum 1240 North Shore Blvd E, Burlington

Shine the light on darkness! Enter Worlds of the Night’s dusky atmosphere and learn about what happens while we sleep. Uncover facts on our biological clocks and phases of sleep.... Read more

$10 – $30

Destroyer

Art Gallery of Burlington 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington

The AGB is pleased to present a mis-en-scène by Jagdeep Raina. This exhibition titled Destroyer features a selection of ceramics, embroidered tapestries and works on paper. To accompany this mis-en-scène... Read more

We Who Have Known Many Shores

Art Gallery of Burlington 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington

We Who Have Known Many Shores  brings together material practices rooted in Anatolian textiles, ceramics, and marbling, with contemporary mediums, to forge new directions for considering diasporic relationships to place... Read more

Floral Display: Celebrating Summer Games

In celebration of summer games, RBG has created a series of botanical installations that can be found across our properties. These displays celebrate the spirit of the games and the... Read more

Ice Cream & Starlight

We’re staying open late to enjoy some ice cream under the stars. Go for a ride on a historic streetcar in a unique setting. Fun for the whole family

Poutine Festival

Get ready to loosen your belts and break out those stretchy pants because the legendary Poutine Festival is back and its cheesier than ever! Celebrate Canada's iconic dish. this festival... Read more

Event Series Yoga at the Gardens

Yoga at the Gardens

Royal Botanical Gardens 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington

Awaken to the wonders of the body and mind, and journey into the day with a sense of well-being and inner strength. Hatha Yoga Instructor Louise Vien concentrates on lengthening... Read more

$20 – $90

Burlington Centre Lions Farmer’s Market

Burlington Centre 777 Guelph Line, Burlington

Feed your family wholesome food! Our vendors carry a wide variety of locally grown fresh produce, baking, meats, cheese, eggs etc.  Come browse through the market; you can find everything... Read more

KNot Just a Knit in Public Day

Bronte Creek Provincial Park 3201 Upper Middle Road West, Burlington

Knot Just a Knit in Public Day - This is World Wide Knit in Public Day but... we encourage all fiber/needle crafters to join us for some outdoor creativity. We... Read more

Mount Nemo Artisan Market

4455 Cedar Springs Rd 4455 Cedar Spring Road, Burlington

With over 25 vendors, our annual Artisan Market has something for everyone! Meet with new friends and old as the community comes together to rally around a great cause—defending our... Read more

Burlington Model Railway Club – Open House

Burlington Model Railway Centre 1137 Hidden Valley Road, Burlington

We have operating model railroads in three different scales:  N-scale and HO-scale inside and G-scale outside on the garden railway in the Summertime. New members welcome -- inquire when you visit.

Drag Family Day

Art Gallery of Burlington 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington

Join us for a fabulous Drag Family Day! It’s a day filled with creativity, storytelling, and dazzling performances that you won’t want to miss. Here’s the schedule of events: 1:00... Read more

Dining Al Fresco: Peonies in Bloom

Laking Garden 1221 Spring Gardens Road, Burlington

RBG invites you to indulge your senses at RBG’s Dining Al Fresco dinner during Peonies in Full Bloom. Immerse yourself in a multi-course culinary journey curated by Royal Botanical Gardens... Read more

$100

Submit an Event

Have an upcoming event in Burlington, Ontario that you would like to promote? Submit it for free and we will add your event to our calendar. Events include local concerts, festivals, theatre, live music, sporting events, outdoor attractions, tours, and culinary events.

Preference will be given to events that drive tourism, are hosted by a tourism partner, or provide experiences for residents and visitors. Community events must be within Burlington/Halton and are free to attend or hosted by a not-for-profit.

Crowd gathered at stage with lake view