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Thursday, December 6, 2012
Holiday Fun in Burlington, Ontario
And so comes the Christmas season (hard
to believe it's less than 20 days away) and with it lots of holiday fun.
Crafting at RBG
Until January 6, visit the Royal
Botanical Gardens for Holiday Traditions
including an all new and extensive botanical model train installation. You can
read all about our sneak peak at this event here.
Weekends and evenings (Wed-Fri) you can
visit Bronte Creek Provincial Park for Homestead
Christmas and experience the traditions of a
Victorian Christmas on the farm in 1900. Visit the reindeer barn and then
enjoy a personal visit with the big guy - no reservations required.
This Friday December 7th
join the Museums of Burlington at Ireland House for A
Taste of Christmas Past: Festive Food & Drink of Yesteryear. Enjoy festive holiday food samplings and
beverage tastings from the Ireland Family home. Special activities, live
entertainment and costumed historic performers complete the evening. Be
sure to get your tickets before they sell out.
For those that appreciate the indie
music scene, be sure to check out Burly
Calling – a DIY Music Festival December 7th-9th. Hometown Youtube sensation Walk off the Earth
return home for this awesome event.
Head to the Streetcar Museum
December 8th for Christmas
on the Rails and enjoy a ride among the trees with
carols in the air. Also on December 8th you will want to be in Downtown
Burlington for the Santa 5k run, when over 3,800 Santas will
hit the streets - check out the video from last year here.
Sunday December 9th, The
Crossroads Centre presents a Kid’s
Christmas with crafts, snacks and a God rocks concert. On Monday December
10th join them for Christmas
in the Square. Country sensation
Michelle Wright, along with six other talented Canadian musicians, will perform
your favourite Christmas classics . Radio and television personality Casey
Clarke will host this inspiring Christmas evening. A limited number of tickets
are available for this intimate taping performance.
For the outdoor enthusiast,
Conservation Halton has launched a new holiday event at Hilton Falls - December
16th enjoy the
simple pleasures of nature with Christmas
on the Trails.
Experience the Magic of the Holidays at
Paletta Mansion Open House
on Monday December 17th from 11am-3pm. Refreshments
available to purchase. Donations of unwrapped toys or canned food will be
collected for the Salvation Army.
If you are a fan of the arts, there are
lots of great holiday performances coming to the Burlington Performing Arts
Centre including The Nutcracker Suite, Leahy Family Christmas and many more.
Be sure to check the calendar
for a complete event listing and get your tickets before these popular shows
As the holiday winds-up, take advantage
of your last opportunity to celebrate 2012 and welcome 2013 with the City of Burlington New Year's Eve
Celebrations at Central Park. Lots of family fun activities
capped off with fireworks to ring in the New Year. Conservation Halton
rings in 2013 with their New Year's Eve Hoopla
and Bronte Creek is guaranteed to be a howling good time with their New Year's
Eve Howls & Hikes.
Don't worry the new year will be lots
of great events too...no matter what you choose remember if
you need ideas and help planning your trip visit our website or
give us a call at 1-877-499-9989.