Sport Events

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

Date Event Website
Dec 7 iRun Santa 5K VR Pro
Dec 13-15 Artistic Qualifier Burlington Gymnastics
Dec 27-30 Golden Horseshoe Hockey Tournament Burlington City Rep Hockey
Jan 10-12 Burlington Blast Ringette Tournament Burlington Ringette
Jan 19 Robbie Burns Day Run Burlington Runners
Jan 24-26 Tissot World Cup Cycling Cycling Canada
Jan 30 – Feb 2 UCI Para-Cycling World Cup Cycling Canada
Feb 19-23 Burlington Oldtimers Invitational Hockey Tournament Burlington Oldtimers Hockey
Mar 1 Chilly Half Marathon VR Pro
Mar 2-4 OFSAA AAA Boys Basketball OFSAA
Mar 7-8 Rhythmic Spring Cup Burlington Gymnastics
Mar 29 Around the Bay Race Around the Bay
Apr 6-9 OHF PeeWee AAA Championships Burlington City Rep Hockey
Apr 19 Good Friday Race Burlington Runners
May 1-3 Artistic Spring Cup Burlington Gymnastics

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