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Culture Days – Unexpected Intercentions

Collage of Culture Days images

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September 30, 2020

This year Culture Days lasts the entire month with the theme “Unexpected Intersections”. From September 25 to October 25 explore #BurlON and get to know the culture and history of our city. There is plenty out there for all ages to enjoy over the next month, so here are some things you can do while remaining safe.

Cyclists and walkers on Brant St. Pier with promenade and visitor centre/parking garage in the background on sunny early fall day#BurlON Scavenger Hunt

Do you think you know Burlington? Prove it with our #BurlON Culture Scavenger Hunt. Across Burlington are different pieces of art, culture, and history. Try our scavenger hunt and see if you can find them all and maybe learn some new things along the way! This scavenger hunt includes a variety of locations throughout the city and is self-guided, so you can complete it at your own pace. To start the scavenger hunt, download the Goosechase app and search “#BurlON Culture Days”, or use this printable version to guide you.Culture Days SCAVENGER HUNT

historic homes in downtown burlington exterior view

Heritage Walks in Downtown #BurlON

Get to know the history of Downtown Burlington with the Walking Tours found on our website. Explore historic homes in these two different tours, one starting at City Hall and one from the Art Gallery of Burlington. Also, try the Art and the City Downtown Public Art Tour, where you can see the many different public art pieces featured in Downtown Burlington. These tour guides are available digitally, but we do have limited copies of these brochures in the Visitor Centre.

fun just 4 kidsFun for Kids

Our website has so many different activities that kids can try to celebrate #BurlON culture. Our Fun Just 4 Kids page offers games, puzzles, and colouring pages, PLUS fun stories and facts about Burlington’s history.

culture days gift bag contents#BurlON Gift Bags

This year is Tourism Burlington’s 50th anniversary and to celebrate we have gift bags for every visitor. Visit us at the Visitor Information Centre for information on Burlington, fun activities, and other surprises!  All measures have been put in place to ensure your safety.

Other Events

There are plenty of other events ongoing throughout Burlington this month for Culture Days. Visit the Culture Days website or the City of Burlington events calendar for more information.