Tourism and events

City of Burlington –  On Saturday Nov. 11, Remembrance Day services will take place in downtown Burlington. Brant Street will be closed from Victoria Avenue/Baldwin Street to Elgin Street. Bus routes 3 and 5 will detour from approximately 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. During this time, passengers who wish to catch a route 3 or 5 …

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The CIBC Run for the Cure takes place on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 and will result in road and traffic lane closures from 10:15 a.m. to noon. Road Closures: Seneca Avenue from Lakeshore Road to New Street Pine Cove Road from Lakeshore Road to New Street New Street from Drury Lane to Pine Cove Road Guelph Line at …

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The annual Amazing Bed Race will take place on Sunday, Sept. 17 on Brant Street between Caroline Street and Elgin Street. Road closures will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Road closures: Brant Street between Caroline Street and Elgin Street Ontario Street between Locust Street and Brant Street James Street between John Street and Brant …

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Plan to attend the free One Burlington Festival Aug. 19, 12-4pm in Central Park Bandshell, 2331 New Street, celebrating Unity as Community. It’s a new event to our community, organized by a coalition of multi-faith religious groups, community organizations and others. There will be food, exhibits, children’s activities, and cultural programs and performances. The purpose …

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Get your fill of jazz with free performances Aug. 11-13 on the plaza of the Burlington Performing Arts Centre patio, 440 Locust Street. The lineup includes: Fri. Aug. 11, 7pm-9pm: Jane Bunnett & Maqueque Sat. Aug. 12, 7pm-9pm: Laila Biali. Sun. Aug. 13, 3pm-5pm: Kellylee Evans. Come by all weekend! For additional details visit: Jazz …

Burlington Downtown Jazz Fest offers free performances Aug. 11-13 Read More »

Aug 11th – Sep 1st 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm Start your weekend off with some family time watching a movie under the stars! Kelso hosts its popular series Friday nights August 11, 18, 25 and September 1st (weather permitting). The shows start at dusk, approximately 15 to 20 minutes after sunset. Don’t forget to …

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Celebrate cycling and Ontario’s 150 birthday at a bike fest, 9am to 1pm Fri. Aug. 11 at Spencer Smith Park (compass area). There will be refreshments, giveaways and bike maintenance, followed by a bike ride along the Beachway multiuse path at noon.

City staff have prepared a report recommending approval of the continuation of the pop-up patio pilot project for an additional year, with staff reporting back to Council at a future date following a re-evaluation of the program on matters including but not limited to design, safety, and fees. The report will be discussed at the …

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On Sunday, March 5, 2017 the Chilly Half Marathon and Frosty 5k Run will be held in support of cancer care at Joseph Brant Hospital. The following road closures will be in place (see map below): 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Brant Street, from Maria Street to Pine Street and James Street, from Brant …

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