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.

Fire Over Water Art Exhibit

Crawford Lake 3115 Conservation Road, Burlington, ON

Crawford Lake Conservation Area is pleased to present Fire Over Water, an immersive exhibit by Wyandot artist and Faith Keeper Catherine Tàmmaro. Featuring original paintings, multi-media works, music, and video, Fire... Read more

ਨਜਰ ਨਾ ਲੱਗੇ / Nazar na lage / Knock on wood

Art Gallery of Burlington 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON

Nazar na lage loosely translates to “knock on wood”, a superstitious Indian phrase meant to ward off negative energy. Artist Noni Kaur’s vibrant rangoli work welcomes visitors back into the... Read more

A Taste of Science

Joseph Brant Museum 1240 North Shore Blvd E, Burlington, ON

A Taste of Science highlights the role science plays in delaying food decay and keeping food nutritious and safe for us to eat. In this engaging experience, immerse yourself in... Read more

Festival of Trees

Burlington Performing Arts Centre 440 Locust Street, Burlington, Ontario

The Burlington Performing Arts Centre’s 6th Annual Festival of Trees will be sparking yuletide joy in patrons who visit BPAC between Nov 23rd and Dec 17th. Pre-lit artificial Christmas trees,... Read more

Festival of Lights

Spencer Smith Park 1400 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario

The Festival of Lights illuminates Burlington’s waterfront through December to early January each year. Thousands of local residents and visitors from across the region, and beyond, have made it a... Read more

Winter Wonders

Royal Botanical Gardens 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON

This unique outdoor experience guides visitors along Hendrie Park’s picturesque pathways adorned with charming festive lights, new interactive light to sound installations, and magical displays that celebrate the magic of... Read more

$5 – $20

State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine: The Nutcracker

Burlington Performing Arts Centre 440 Locust Street, Burlington, Ontario

This cherished holiday adventure follows a little girl’s journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army of mice. Set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved music, the entire... Read more

$35 – $69.50

Burlington Comedy Festival

Art Gallery of Burlington 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON

Friday, December 2, 2022 Featuring: DeAnne Smith, Christophe Davidson (host), Ted Morris, Heather Mariko and Mark Debonis Saturday, December 3, 2022 Ted Morris (host), Mark Debonis, Christophe Davidson and Heather... Read more

$39

State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine: The Nutcracker

This cherished holiday adventure follows a little girl’s journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army of mice. Set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved music, the entire... Read more

$35 – $69.50

Santa Claus Parade

We are excited to be returning to an in-person parade this year

Free

SOLD OUT – Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Royal Botanical Gardens 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a delicious breakfast buffet! Santa and Mrs. Claus can’t wait to visit with you at your table. Once you’ve satisfied your appetite, enjoy a... Read more

$34 – $70

The Jimmy Stahl Big Band: A Swingin’ Big Band Christmas

Burlington Performing Arts Centre 440 Locust Street, Burlington, Ontario

Building off the success of their big band gospel show and album Swingin’ In the Pews, the band continues to entertain and amaze audiences across Ontario and the Unites States.... Read more

$44.50 – $49.50

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