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September 8, 2020
It’s hard to not look forward to Fall in Burlington. The abundance of trees and natural areas make for a picturesque setting as the brilliant colours of the season provide an amazing backdrop. For residents and visitors alike, this is a perfect time of year to get out and enjoy everything Burlington has to offer. And we’re offering you a chance to save while you get out and enjoy!
Right now, you can download your #BurlON Fun Pass for FREE; giving you discounts at over 40 businesses across Burlington, including attractions, accommodations, local shops and restaurants. Sign up for yours at discover.tourismburlington.com Not only do you save when you use your pass, but every time you redeem it, you are entered to win a $500 #BurlOn Staycation Package!
NOTE: The Region of Halton is in the Red Zone and many Burlington outdoor areas, attractions, restaurants and shops have reopened with safety precautions in place. Due to COVID-19, face coverings are mandatory inside buildings and enclosed public spaces open to the public as per municipal & regional bylaws. To help reduce the chance of spreading this virus visitors should practice all safety measures including physical distancing, proper hand hygiene and following all public health measures and gathering restrictions. For further COVID-19 information in the Burlington area visit Halton Region Public Health www.halton.ca/coronavirus and/or view and subscribe to the Health and Safety Notices page on the City website www.burlington.ca
Discover the natural beauty of the Royal Botanical Gardens
One of our region’s most applauded attractions is the Royal Botanical Gardens. Featuring 5 different gardens and 2,400 acres of nature sanctuaries, there’s plenty to see and do. The RBG is definitely a place you can enjoy over multiple visits given it’s size. The diversity of scenery and activities makes this something everyone in the family will enjoy.
Take in the colourful beauty of the award-winning flower collections, or enjoy a relaxing stroll along the nature trails, and enjoy an educational tour of the Nature Centre. Or stop and unwind with a meal at one of their delicious on-site restaurants.
With your #FunPass get $3 off admission and 15% off RBG’s on-site restaurants.
An educational excursion to the Joseph Brant Museum
Another enriching and educational attraction here in Burlington is the Joseph Brant Museum. Here, you can visit a replica of the Joseph Brant, or, Thyendanagea, homestead. The museum features three permanent galleries where you and your family can learn about how Brant and the Mohawks allied with the British during the Seven Years War and American Revolution. Also visit the Mythic Creatures exhibit, which is only on until January. Explore the world of unicorns, giants and dragons!
Using your #FunPass can grant you 2-for-1 admission to the museum, not to mention 15% off at the gift shop.
Find fun and your inner-Viking
To add a little more active excitement to your Burlington experience, look no further than Viking’s Landing where your #FunPass will grant you 10% off axe throwing and/or Virtual Reality fun.
This is a perfect stop for a family excursion or a couples night out. Test your Viking-warrior skills with some axe throwing in one of 5 lanes. Get a quick technique tutorial and see if you can land a bullseye or two. For some digital fun for everyone, Virtual Reality never disappoints. A range of VR experiences are available – offering something for every interest and every age. With either activity, you’re assured plenty of excitement and even more laughs.
Local dining and delights
If all that activity works up an appetite, then you’re definitely in the right city! Your #FunPass also gets you discounts at many of Burlington’s most delicious restaurants. Enjoy some of the areas most celebrated culinary experiences like Paradiso, Barra Fion, and the comfort food of Loch Side Bar & Lounge. There really is a taste for every palate. And nothing satisfies a sweet-tooth trip to downtown Burlington like a visit to La Crème de la Crème Creamery. You really can’t go wrong with authentic soft-serve ice cream.
Enjoy everything Burlington has to offer. Get your Fun Pass!
Get your #FunPass at discover.tourismburlington.com. There you’ll find all of the businesses and attractions included in your Fun Pass – and the discounts and deals they’re offering!
Using your Fun Pass is simple – after you’ve downloaded your Fun Pass to your phone, all you have to do is show that to your retailer or server. And, with each use, you’ll be entered to win a $500 BurlON Staycation! And at the same time, you’ll be supporting local! It’s a win-win!
The Fun Pass will be valid until November 1st; so, download yours now and get out and enjoy as much fun as possible this Fall in Burlington!