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Burlington’s November Events

November Events

There are a lot of great November events in Burlington. We chose a few that sounds like fun for you and the whole family. Fall is such a wonderful time of year and as we enter November we edge closer to the holiday season. Today I chose some events that are holiday themed. Let me know what event’s this month you’re looking forward to.

Tea Festival

When: November 9th, 10am – 4pm

Where: Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd West

About the Tea Festival: November events wouldn’t be right without a festival with teas to warm you up. Check out the Tea Festival and try teas from around the world. There will also be live entertainment and a traditional tea ceremony, plus venders with lots of gift ideas for Christmas.

Aldershot Village Tree Lighting

When: November 16th, 3pm – 6pm

Where: Sun Country Plaza, 355 Plains Rd East

About the Aldershot Village Tree Lighting: This is an annual event that’s fun for the whole family. You’re also encourage to bring non perishable food for the HRPS Cram A Cruiser Food Drive in support of the Compassion Society. There will also be a children’s choir, performance by The James Farris Band and horse drawn carriage rides. And of course there will be vendors so you can get a head start on your Christmas shopping.

Fest-of-Ales

When: November 28th, 6pm – 11pm

Where: Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd West

About the Fest-of-Ales: This is a 19+ event so make sure you have your ID’s for this one. Tickets for this event range from $10-$35. You’ll be celebrating Ontario’s independent craft breweries at the 5th annual Fest-of-Ales. The craft beer fest takes place over 2 nights, November 28th and 29th. Event goers will receive a mug and 6 drink tickets. And you can try some of the food from various food vendors and there will be a cash bar.

Holiday Craft Market

When: November 29th and 30th, Saturday 6pm – 9pm and Sunday 10am – 4pm

Where: Ron Joyce Centre, 4350 South Service Rd

About the Holiday Craft Market: At the Holiday Craft Market you’ll listen to live music while you search for unique gifts. You can also enjoy food and drinks while you wander around and take in the different vendors. There will be 60 makers, artists and small business owners from Halton, Toronto, Hamilton and Niagara.

Contact Lori Today

There are so many events, this was just a small sample of them that I thought you might enjoy. And I welcome you to contact me if you’ve been thinking about finding your dream home. I love helping people find the right fit and I know I can do that for you too. What events this November do you think you’ll try?

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Things To Do In Burlington In The Spring

Spring in Burlington 

Burlington in the spring is absolutely beautiful and there are so many places to see and outdoor spaces to enjoy. You might want to visit the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) and explore the various gardens and activity centre. If the weather is right, pack a lunch and go on an adventure at Mount Nemo and take in the view. Or maybe you’ll want to head down to Spencer Smith park and see the cherry blossoms and then walk along the shore of Lake Ontario. And finally, you’ll want stop by Spencers At The Waterfront for lunch. There is so much to see right at our door step.

Royal Botanical Gardens 

Location:

Admission: 

  • Adults – $18
  • Youths/Seniors – $15
  • Child (ages 4-12) – $10 
  • Child (under 4) – FREE 

Hours of operation: 10am – 5pm daily, however this may change depending on the garden. 

Stairs in the Rock Garden
Stairs in the Rock Garden
Spencer Smith Park 

Location: 1400 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington 

Admission: FREE 

Hours of operation: Open 24/7 

What To Do: 

  • See the cherry blossoms (this is limited to when the trees are in blossom)
  • Walk down the pier and look out to see the Toronto skyline or toward Niagara Falls. 
  • Walk or bike along the promenade 
  • Visit the Naval Memorial 
Brant St. Pier
Brant St. Pier
Mount Nemo 

Location: 5317 Guelph Line, Burlington 

Admission: 

  • Adults (15 -64) – $7
  • Seniors (65 +) – $6
  • Child (5-14) – $5.25 
  • Child (under 4) – FREE 

What To Do: 

  • Hike the trails and take in the spectacular views from the Escarpment
  • Explore the unique cliff-edge eco system (it’s one of very few in the region) 
  • Picnic along the Escarpment
Mount Nemo
Mount Nemo
Spencer’s At The Waterfront

Location: 1340 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington 

Hours of Operation: 

  • Monday – Saturday 
    • Lunch 11:30am – 4pm 
    • Dinner 5pm – 9pm (Monday – Thursday) 
    • Dinner 5pm – 9:30pm (Friday) 
  • Sunday 
    • Brunch 9:30am – 2:30pm 
    • Dinner 5pm – 9pm 

About Spencer’s: 

Located on the shores of Lake Ontario you can enjoy at meal at Spencer’s while taking in the view from the glass-walled dining room. There’s also a heated patio space for an even more unbelievable experience. The menu at Spencer’s is wonderfully prepared by a fantastic chef and staff.

Spencers At The WaterfrontSpencers At The Waterfront
Spencers At The Waterfront
Contact Lori About Moving To Burlington 

Have you been thinking about moving? It’s time to contact me and I can help you find the right neighbourhood and home. There are lots of great neighbourhoods in Burlington with unique and wonderful features. Simply let me know what you’ve been searching for and let’s make it happen. 

Upcoming events

Burlington Events: March 2019

Events for March 2019

March is fast approaching and that means a whole bunch of new events happening in Burlington and all over the Halton Region. From maple syrup festivals to comedy festivals, there’s always something for everyone. 

Collecting pure maple sap
Maple Syrup Festival 

When: Weekends in March and the week of March Break from 9:30am – 3:00pm

Where: Bronte Creek Provincial Park, 1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville 

Admission: Park entrance is $17 and bring some money for food and the gift shop.

Attractions: Pancake House, fresh maple candy, fresh maple toffy, guided tours of maple lane, gift shop, wagon rides, farm animals, historical tours, family friendly activities and so much more. 

About the Festival: This is a festival that celebrates the heritage and culture of maple syrup making. The Maple Syrup Festival takes place every weekend from March 2nd until March 31st.

Stand Up Comedy neon sign
The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival 

When: Saturday March 16th at 7:30pm – 10:30pm

Where: The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street, Burlington 

Admission: Regular tickets are $59 + tax and members tickets are $54 + tax

About the show: TOskecthfest is Toronto’s longest running comedy festival and is in Burlington for one night only so get your tickets ASAP. Have a night of laughs with Gavin Crawford (from Kids in The Hall and This Hour Has 22 Minutes) and Bruce McCulloch who delivers his one man show with a combination of storytelling and stand-up.

Luxury Table setting.
Taste of Burlington 

When: March 1st at 11:00am – 10pm, with other dates include March 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th

Where: Burlington’s finest restaurants!

About the Event: The Taste of Burlington is a great event that happens at various restaurants across Burlington. The restaurant chooses a prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menu. These menus include an appetizer, entree and dessert. Start times and dates may vary at each individual restaurants due to operating times. It’s highly recommended to make reservations to make sure that you have a table since this is a very popular event.

Brant St. Pier
Burlington Events and Our Community

It’s always so wonderful to get out a celebrate the community, we’re so lucky to live in such a beautiful place. And there are many more events happening around Burlington and the Halton Region all month long. If you’re home for March Break there are so many options for you to get out and keep the kids entertained. And if you’re not from Burlington and looking to make the move here, I can help!

Contact Lori

You can contact me via email or by phone and I’d be happy to help you find the home you’ve been dreaming of. Burlington has so many wonderful neighbourhoods to choose from that are welcoming and full of life. I’m looking forward to working with you and I hope that you have a wonderful day.