Media Releases – City of Burlington

Posted on Monday July 11, 2022

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Burlington, Ont.—July 11, 2022— Burlington’s Heritage Advisory Committee has put together an exciting lineup of activities in honour of Heritage Week, taking place from Aug. 1 to 7, 2022. A variety of in-person and virtual events are planned, with a focus on sharing more about the happenings, issues and sites that have shaped Burlington throughout its history.

Schedule of events
A detailed schedule of all the events taking place during Heritage Week, including locations and how to register, is available at All events are free, and registration is open between July 11 to 31.



Monday, Aug. 1 at
11 a.m.

Opening Ceremony at Centennial Square. In-person.
No registration required.

Tuesday, Aug. 2 at
6:30 p.m.

Aldershot West Bike Tour. In-person event. Maximum 20
participants. To register, email [email protected].

Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 2 p.m.

Burlington Museums virtual lecture. Virtual event.
No registration required. Join the lecture at

Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Halton Freedom Celebration Virtual Festival. Virtual
event. No registration required. Visit

Thursday, Aug. 4 at
6:30 p.m.

Burlington Public Library presents Between the
Lakes Treaty
. In-person event. Register online at

Thursday, Aug. 4 at
6 p.m.

Laking Garden Heritage Walk at Royal Botanical
Gardens (RBG)
In-person event. Maximum 20
participants. Registration is required at

Friday, Aug. 5 at
6:45 p.m.

Burlington Historical Society Walking Tour of
Greenwood Cemetery.
In-person event, maximum
25 participants. Register online at [email protected].

Saturday, Aug. 6 at
9 a.m.

Tour of Lowville. In-person event. Register online

Saturday, Aug. 6 at
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Freeman Station – Garden of Canada. In-person
event.No registration required.

Sunday, Aug. 7 at
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Maple Park Community Garden Drop In. In-person
event. No registration required.

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Quick Facts

  • Heritage Week is organized by the members of Heritage Burlington, in collaboration with the Burlington Historical Society, Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington Public Library, Burlington Museums, United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada – Burlington, Freeman Station, Halton Black History Awareness Society, Heritage Services – Halton Region, and David Craig of History Pix.
  • During Burlington Heritage Week, the Burlington Public Library will be holding a photo contest encouraging participants to take a cover shot of their favourite summer read at their favourite place in Burlington for a chance to win a draw prize. The contest is open to Burlington residents under 18. Visit Burlington Public Library’s website starting Aug. 1 for contest submission details –


Michele Camacho, Chair, Heritage Burlington

“Heritage Burlington is so glad to be able to welcome the community back to in-person events for Heritage Week this year. Burlington’s cultural heritage is so diverse and thanks to our civic partners, community groups, and volunteers, we have a line up of really special events planned. We encourage anyone who is interested in learning more about the history of their community to take part in an activity.”

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