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Burlington Heritage Fair

Burlington Heritage Fair

Heritage Fair 2017 celebrates the history of sports in Burlington. Come to a FREE day of seminars, interactive displays, children’s activities, and exhibits by local heritage and sports organizations. For more information, call 905.335.7600 ext 7862. Burlington Post article, January 20

Saturday, February 4burlington hockey team 1911-1912
10am to 3pm @Central

Here's what's happening...

Official Heritage Week Launch - Centennial Hall

9.45am Doors open

10am Opening Ceremony

  • Burlington Town Crier
  • Greetings from Mayor Goldring
  • Performance by Burlington Supreme Cheerleaders
  • Tourism Burlington and special guest, Come Home 2 Burlington Marketing Campaign

Heritage Speakers Series - Holland Room

FREE talks, first-come-first seated.

Holland Room

10.30am "Burlington’s Sport Legacy" with Kim Watson, Museums of Burlington Curator

11.30am "The Special Olympics Movement" with Dr. Frank Hayden, Burlington Sports Hall of Fame Inductee and Special Olympics pioneer

1pm  " Canada 150" with Dr. Jay Young, Outreach Director, Archives of Ontario

2pm "Sacrifices Remembered: WWI & WWII" with Ed Keenleyside, Burlington Cenotaph Research Group

Community Displays

Throughout the day, visit the heritage displays and watch demonstrations in Centennial Hall and the Krpan Grand Lobby:

Archives of Ontario

Beach Canal Lighthouse Group

Burlington Cenotaph Research Group

Burlington Gymnastics Club

Burlington Historical Society

Burlington Lawn Bowling Club

Burlington Public Library

Burlington Sports Hall of Fame

Burlington Youth Soccer Club 

Doors Open Burlington

Friends of Freeman Station

Heritage Burlington

Museums of Burlington

North Shore Publishing

United Empire Loyalists Association of Canada (UELAC) Hamilton Branch