Discover Burlington Ontario

#BurlON ’til Feb 26

by Guest Writer

There’s lots to do in #BurlON this week ’til Feb 26. Enjoy a prix- fixe meal with the Taste of Burlington on until March 8. Also, the Burlington Comedy festival is returning this weekend. Or, if you want to spend some time outdoors, visit the Royal Botanical Gardens this week for a variety of events. Here are some of our recommendations for the week ahead.

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Pasta at Honey West Bar & Restaurant

Taste of Burlington

The Taste of Burlington has returned this winter until March 8. Visit 44 different restaurants across #BurlON to enjoy prix fixe dining. Also, enter contests for the chance to win gift cards to your favourite Burlington restaurants. Check the website for all the delicious menus and make your reservations!

Image may contain: 11 people, people smiling, textBurlington Comedy Festival

This weekend is the 5th annual Burlington Comedy Festival. From Fri  to Sun  there are shows at the Art Gallery of Burlington and the Water Street Cooker. Tickets are available online. Enjoy the laughs!

Bloodroot sculpture in Hendrie Gardens at RBG early evening in summerExplore the RBG

There is so much to see this week at the Royal Botanical Gardens. On until April 13 is their Winter Exhibit: Wildlife Rescue. Learn about local species and the people who dedicate their lives to protecting them. On Thurs 20 is the Speaker Series: Toronto Wildlife Centre. Learn about the wildlife rehabilitation charity and how you can help. Pre-registration is required.

Friday the 21 is Rock the Night Away: Caribbean Night. Enjoy a night of music, food, and cocktails in the Historical Rock Garden. Tickets are required.

Learn about the history of Hendrie Park with the RBG Heritage Walk. On Sat the 22 learn about the ways the garden has changed to be what it is today. This event is included in general admission; however, pre-registration is required.  

Sunday the 23 is Jazz Brunch at the RBG. Enjoy a delicious brunch in the historic Rock Garden and enjoy live entertainment.

joseph brant museum exteriorArts and Culture

Visit the Art Gallery of Burlington to see their two ongoing exhibits. The interlude Exhibit is on until March 1 and the Division of Labour Exhibit until March 29. Also, every week is Family Sunday Open Studio. Admission is absolutely free and from 1-4 pm you can  get creative as a family.

Visit the Joseph Brant Museum for the Giants, Dragons & Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creatures. Until Sun May 10, explore life-size sculptures of creatures and try interactive stations.

This weekend from Thurs 20 to Sun 23 get entertained by the Drury Lane theatre with the 40th Drury Lane Music Hall.

There’s plenty to see this week at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre. On Fri 21 is Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal: Dance Me. On Fri 21-Sat 22 is Alison Wearing’s Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter. On Sun 23 is L’Aubergine: Ripopee and The Toronto All-Star Big Band. On Wed 26 The Wizard of Oz – Young Performers’ Edition

Skating on outdoor rink at Spencer Smith Park with pier in backgroundPond Skating

Get the most out of the winter season with some Pond Skating. Come downtown to the Burlington Rotary Centennial Pond for a skate while looking out to the Lake. There is a skate lending program available on weeknights and weekends.

Those are some of our picks for things to do in #BurlON ’til Feb 26. For more information on events, attractions, and more, visit us at 414 Locust St., open 9 am to 4 pm seven days a week, or call us at 905.634.5594.




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