Sport Events

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

Date Event Website
Mar 1 Chilly Half Marathon VR Pro
Mar 9-11 OFSAA AAA Boys Basketball OFSAA
Mar 7-8 Rhythmic Spring Cup Burlington Gymnastics
Mar 20-22 House League Tournament BLOMHA
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
May 1-4 Dominion Darts Tournament Burlington RLB 60
June 6 Moon in June Pace Performance
July 1 Canada Day 5K VRPro
July 17-19 Major Mosquito July Classic BOMBA
August 15 Butter Tart 5K & 1K VRPro
Sept 12-13 Provincial Lawn Bowling Championships Burlington Lawn Bowling
Dec 3-5 One Hockey Stoneridge Ice Centre
Dec 6 Santa 5K VRPro

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 (Dec) – Canada’s largest all Santa run
  • Cogeco Golden Horseshoe Hockey Tournament  – featuring teams from North America and International