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‘Burlassic Park’ Moving to Burlington’s Central Park Bandshell for Games 3 and 4 Due to Construction at Civic Square

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Burlassic Park at Burlington City Hall’s Civic Square for a public viewing of Game 1 of the 2019 NBA Finals.

Please see the media release below from the City of Burlington.

Burlington, Ont. – May 31, 2019 —  Burlington’s hugely popular ‘Burlassic Park’ is moving to the Central Park Bandshell for Games 3 and 4 due to construction work at City Hall. Games 5, 6 and 7 will be at Civic Square in downtown Burlington.

The following are the dates, times and locations for Burlassic Park NBA Finals public viewing parties:

  • Game 3 Wednesday, June 5: Central Park Bandshell.  Viewing party begins at 8:30 p.m.
  • Game 4 Friday, June 7: Central Park Bandshell. Viewing party begins at 8:30 p.m.
  • Game 5: Monday, June 10. Civic Square. Viewing party begins at 8:30 p.m.
  • Game 6: Thursday, June 13. Civic Square. Viewing party begins at 8:30 p.m.
  • Game 7: Sunday, June 16. Civic Square Viewing party begins at 7:30 p.m.
Burlassic Park at Burlington City Hall’s Civic Square for a public viewing of Game 2 of the 2019 NBA Finals.

The City of Burlington will be hosting game viewings rain or shine.  As the games are likely to go beyond 11 p.m., City Council has granted a Noise Bylaw exemption for all days.

“The Raps are heading to the West Coast and ‘Burlassic Park’ is moving too. Games 3 and 4 will be pivotal, so I’m hoping we have the biggest crowds yet.” — Ward 3 Councillor Rory Nisan

Road Closures

For all games at Civic Square, Brant Street will be closed from James to Elgin Streets from one hour before the viewing parties begin and will be reopened soon after the game is over.

Burlassic Park at Burlington City Hall’s Civic Square for a public viewing of Game 2 of the 2019 NBA Finals.

Event updates will be available on the City of Burlington social media accounts and residents are encouraged to following along for event shares via the hashtag #burlassicpark

MY TAKE:

Due to some roof work being done at City Hall, we need to move things over to the Central Park Bandshell. But no matter where we are, Burlassic Park will roar with every point, rebound and turnover, and I know you will all continue to make me proud. We’ll be back at Civic Square for the rest of this series — and despite the slight setback in Game 2, we’ll be celebrating the NBA Championship coming North! This is Canada’s game and our nation’s moment.

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