Nestled on the shore of beautiful Lake Ontario and the majestic cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment, Burlington is located midway between Toronto and Niagara and offers everything you need to experience the perfect get-away. Our intriguing mix of old and new, nature and culture, leisure and activity will energize and inspire you. Consistently ranked as one of Canada's best places to live, come and see why!!
- Royal Botanical Gardens
- The Waterfront at Burlington Downtown & the Brant St. Pier
- Beachway Park
- Burlington Art Centre
- Museums of Burlington
- Conservation Halton
- Bronte Creek Provincial Park
- Burlington Performing Arts Centre
Burlington is conveniently located next to major highways that connect to the Greater Toronto Area, the Niagara Region and Kitchener/Waterloo and within 45 minutes of three major international airports, Toronto Pearson, Hamilton, and Buffalo. Go Transit and Via Rail also provide service to Burlington and beyond.
MoneySense 2010: Canada's Best Places to Live - Burlington Ranks #3
Burlington is known as a great place to live, work and play. In a study done by Money Sense magazine, Burlington was ranked as the top place to live in the GTA and the 3rd Best Place to Live in Canada, moving from 4th place in the 2009 listing.
This study is based on a database of 24 indicators, ranging from weather and crime levels to home prices and employment prospects. This ranking clearly demonstrates how Burlington is able to sustain itself with a diverse economic base, healthy environment and prosperous community.
Festivals and Events
Visit Burlington to participate in fun, family activities held all year round, many in picturesque park settings. From road races to sports tournaments to major community festivals Burlington is alive with activities. For details on other events in the city visit the events calendar.
Visitor Information Center
The Visitor Information Centre is located at 414 Locust St. below the parking garage, just north of Lakeshore Road steps away from Spencer Smith Park the site of the festival. It offers extensive travel information about Burlington and Ontario in addition to apparel, souvenirs, maps and postcards.
May 13th, 2013
Thank you to everyone who came out on Friday, May 10 for our Line-up Release. The Soiree fundraiser was a huge succe...
May 1st, 2013
We're pleased to announce April Wine (aprilwine.ca) will be playing June 16 on the the OLG stage and Honeymoon Suite (hone...
March 5th, 2013
Congrats to all the great events that won awards at last weekend's Festivals & Events Ontario conference. So...