Arts & Culture

Arts & culture are alive and well in the city of Burlington. With grand music festivals, numerous art exhibitions, a public art walking tour, community theatre and artist galleries there are many creative activities to inspire you.  What is your fancy… Art. Dance. Theatre. Music?? Refer to the city events calendar for event details.

Performing Arts

Check out the current season’s line-up at the stunning Burlington Performing Arts Centre, an architectural and acoustic work of art itself.  Enjoy fabulous local productions by several community theatre groups in intimate settings.

Ceramic Arts 

BAC Soup bowl - Arts & CultureThe internationally recognized Art Gallery of Burlington is home to the largest collection of contemporary Canadian ceramics.  With over 2,000 pieces in the collection, it’s a rare and delightful opportunity not to be missed.



Living Arts @ RBGRBG Sculpture Garden Pollinizers

The Royal Botanical Gardens is not only a “living museum” of plants and wildlife, but also host to an eclectic roster of arts and culture events and special programs all year. In addition there is the International Sculpture Collection in Hendrie Garden which permanently showcases works from around the world.  Marvel in one of Mother Nature’s ecological splendours.

Culture Days & Doors Open

In September Burlington celebrates culture and history in our community with two cultural events – Doors Open Burlington and Culture Days.   Stay tuned for details and learn about Burlington’s rich heritage and creative industries.

Explore the city with our Unexpected #BurlON Cultural Intersections city-wide Scavenger Hunt. Check our Culture Days blog for information on how to sign up.



Business/Organization Name Address Phone Number Website
Aldershot Players 549 Plains Rd. W. 905.831.1441
Anchor Bar 2000 Appleby Line 289.222.2525
Art Etc. Gallery Shop 1333 Lakeshore Road 905.632.7796
Art Gallery of Burlington 1333 Lakeshore Road 905.632.7796
Art in Action Burlington Studio Tour 654 Spring Gardens Road 289.337.2621
Arts Burlington – Guilds of Art Gallery of Burlington 1333 Lakeshore Rd. 905.632.7796
B Town Sound 919 Fraser Drive 905.616.7500
Black Bull, The 2475 Mountainside Dr. 905.332.4282
Black Swan, The 4040 Palladium Way 289.313.9999
Blue Roots Art Studio 424 Sparling Cres. 905.639.3419
Bridget Bezanson
Burlington Civic Chorale 662 Guelph Line 905.632.2085
Burlington Concert Band 426 Brant Street
Burlington Footnotes Senior Performing Troupe 905.681.1517
Burlington Public Library 2331 New Street 905.639.3611
Burlington Student Theatre 2131 Prospect Ave. 905.637.6000
Burlington Teen Tour Band 2311 New Street 905.335.7807
Burlington Welsh Male Choir 1477 Lakeshore Rd. 905.632.4461
C. Miles Goldring – Canadian Landscape Artist-Gallery 905.407.8284
Carrigan Arms, The 2025 Upper Middle Rd. East 905.332.6131
Casa Muzeu ReMo 905.330.7090
Centre Stage Productions 3505 Mainway 905.634.7324
CineStarz Upper Canada Place 460 Brant St. 905.632.1919
City of Burlington Festivals & Events 390 Brant Street 905.335.7766
Club 54 Night Club 3345 Harvester Road 905.634.5454
Crawford Lake Conservation Area 3115 Conservation Road 905.854.0234
Dickens, The 423 Elizabeth Street 905.333.4991
Driftwood Theatre PO Box 65004 416.605.5132
Drury Lane Theatrical Productions Inc. 2269 New Street 905.637.3979
Frederick Fine Art 2003 Lakeshore Road 289.337.1162
GameTime Social 3330 South Service Road 905.634.4756
Gator Ted’s 1505 Guelph Line 905.336.3133
Golden Horseshoe Chorus 549 Plains Road West 289.838.9493
Halton Naval Veterans Association 2444 Industrial St, 905.336.3326
Harpist – Patricia Johnston 20 North Shore Blvd W 905.333.3518
Honey West 399 Elizabeth Street 905.634.7999
James Anthony Band 905.317.7718
JayCat Creative 5-710 Spring Gardens Rd 905.526.1301
Jersey’s Bar & Grill 1450 Headon Rd 905.319.0525
Joe Dog’s Gasbar & Grill 531 Brant Street 905.632.5110
Just A Wee Gallery 5591 Cedar Springs Road 905.335.2935
Kirkland Lynch Studio Gallery 654 Spring Garden Road, 905.912.2130
KooGle Theatre Company 905.633.8788
Lakeshore Coffee House 2007 Lakeshore Road 905.631.1622
Lights Up Theatre Productions 905.334.2305
Lowville Bistro 6179 Guelph-Line 905.335.0750
Maria D’Amelio Musical Entertainment 2211 Brant Street 289.568.0605
Max Resto Lounge 2180 Itabashi Way 905.336.1500
Michael Keys
Museums of Burlington 905.332.9888
Mystic Stained Glass Studio 185 Plains Road East 905.639.3820
Pepperwood Bistro, Brewery & Catering 1455 Lakeshore Road 905.333.6999
Pepsi North America Cup 9430 Guelph Line 416.675.3993
Pierside B&B 2020 Lakeshore Road 289.337.9119
Playbar 4170 S Service Rd. 905.634.4900
Pluckers Wing and Crab Shack 335 Plains Road East 289.337.9454
Poacher Ukulele Band
Public Art and the City 905.335.7600
RUZE Escape Rooms 534 Brant Street 289.205.0200
Random Acts of Art Events 693 Penny Lane 289.683.3828
Rayhoon Eatery 420 Pearl Street 905.637.2500
Royal Botanical Gardens 680 Plains Road West 905.527.1158
Silver City Burlington 1250 Brant Street 905.319.8677
Slye Fox, The 4057 New Street 905.333.4994
Songs and Sunsets Music Series n/a
Southern Ontario Lyric Opera
Symphony on the Bay 1100 Burloak Drive 905.320.4697
Telling Tales P.O. Box 80070, Appleby Line
Teresa Seaton Studio & Gallery 652 Spring Gardens Road 905.510.5030
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre 440 Locust Street 905.681.2551
The Entertainers 475 Iroquois Shore Road 905.484.4153
The Queen’s Head 400 Brant Street 905.632.1300
Theatre Burlington 2311 New Street, 905.637.1728
Tin Cup 1831 Walkers Line 905.315.7727
Tottering Biped Theatre 540 Rosedale Crescent
Uptown Social House 1900 Walkers Line 905.331.4700
Viking’s Landing Entertainment Inc 14-1550 Yorkton Court 289.636.7478
Vivene’s Island Cuisine 2025 Uppermiddle Rd #26 905.331.0777
Walt Rickli Studio 6197 Guelph Line 905.315.8026
Windjammer By the Lake Bar & Grill 5353 Lakeshore Road 905.632.2333
Woodbine, Mohawk Park 9430 Guelph Line 416.675.3993
Yuk Yuk’s 380 Brant St 416.967.6431
Business/Organization Name Address Phone Number Website