Sport Events

Burlington is pleased to welcome, athletes, family and friends participating in the following sport events:

Date Event Website
Nov 23-25 BLOMHA MD Tournament BLOMHA
Nov 28 Burlington Prof Firefighters Hockey Tourney The Wave
Dec 8 Santa 5K Run VR Pro
Dec 14-16 Gymnastics Qualifier Burlington Gymnastics Club
Dec 27-30 Golden Horseshoe Hockey Tournament Burlington Eagles
Jan 11-13 BLAST Ringette Tournament Burlington Ringette
Jan 27 Robbie Burns Road Race Burlington Runners
Feb 20-24 Burlington Invitational Oldtimers Tournament Burlington Oldtimers
Feb 22-23 Ontario Provincial Martial Arts Championship Paterson’s Karate Works
March 3 Chilly Half Marathon & Frosty 5K VR Pro
Apr 12-14 OHF Championships BLOMHA
May 3-5 Spring Cup Burlington Gymnastics Club
Aug 20-25 National Lawn Bowling Championship Burlington Lawn Bowling Club
Sept 8 Epic Tour – Granfondo Epic Tour

NOTE:  This is a partial listing of the major sport events in Burlington. Please let us know if your sport tourism event is not listed here.

Burlington’s Sport Event Hosting Resume

Burlington has hosted a variety of sporting events at all levels of play.  Many of Burlington’s local sport organizations host annual hometown sport events that attract thousands of participants to the city.  These include:

  • Robbie Burns 8km Run ( Jan)
  • Burlington BLAST Ringette Tournament (Jan)
  • Oldtimers Invitational Hockey Tournament (Feb)
  • Chilly Half Marathon and Frosty 5K (Mar) – attracting over 4,000 runners and walkers
  • Around the Bay Race in Hamilton/Burlington  (Mar)
  • Good Friday Road Race (March or Apr)
  • Burlington Spring Cup Invitational Gymnastics Meet (May) – Canada’s largest girls artistic and rhythmic gymnastics event in Canada
  • Santa 5k Run (Nov) – Canada’s largest all Santa run
  • Cogeco Golden Horseshoe Hockey Tournament (Dec) – featuring over 100 teams from North America and International