If you are looking for fun this summer, look no farther than your own backyard.

Burlington has many events that will keep your calendar full this August. 

Burlington is a multi-cultural community and is very proud to spread the sense of belonging to all of its residents.  One Burlington: Celebrating Faith and Culture is taking place on the Civic Holiday, Monday, August 5th, from 12:00-4:00pm at the Central Park Bandshell.  Join your fellow Burlingtonians for an afternoon of celebrating including an indigenous drum circle, Acapella singers, and family-friendly games. 

This celebration is completely free.  There will be many cultures represented through music, activities, and food.  This will be the 3rd Annual One Burlington event, and a fantastic opportunity to get to know your neighbours! Visit the One Burlington website for more details.

Is that old house at Spruce Lake Farm really haunted? On Sunday, August 11th, join your fellow lovers of all thing supernatural at Bronte Creek Provincial Park to find out! Paranormal experts have explored the grounds and the staff are excited to share details of the investigation, permeated with stories of their own! Participants will also learn a little bit about how the residents of Spruce Lake Farm would have dealt with the alleged paranormal visits.

This Ghost Walk is suitable for school-aged children accompanied by an adult.  The spooky event takes place from 7:00-9:00pm and you can visit the Bronte Creek Provincial Park website for more details.

What’s summer without a few rounds of golf? 42 years ago, Fred Sgambati created a golf tournament to benefit the development of cancer related projects as well as Rotary charities.  Golf lovers are invited to participate in the Rotary’s 42nd Annual Sgambati Golf Tournament, held each year to honour Mr. Sgambati’s contributions to Canadian culture as a television sportscaster as well as Chairman of the Canadian Cancer Society.  This yearly Burlington tournament has raised over $1.5 million dollars during its lifetime.

This prestigious golf tournament will be held on Monday, August 19th.  Your registration fee will give you 18 holes at Burlington Golf & Country Club with golf cart included, a buffet lunch, 19th hole reception, golf skill contests, and an unforgettable experience.  Visit the tournament’s website for more details.

To see even more offerings in the city of Burlington, check the city’s website for a full listing of festivals and events.