It’s easy for lovers to find something romantic to do this Valentine’s Day in Burlington, from along the lakeshore right up to the north end. Choose from exhibits, fine dining, comedy shows and lots of fun and entertainment.
The Burlington Performing Arts box office can found online at: http://www.burlingtonpac.ca/what-s-on/box-office.html. February’s schedule is jammed packed with world renowned artists, comedians and musicians. This month’s headliner is three-time Emmy Award winning comedian Louie Anderson! Louie is one of North America’s most recognized and adored comics, with a career spanning more than 30 years. Have a laugh with your loved one in celebration of Valentine’s Day Feb. 16 in Burlington!
A week later get some more laughs at the Burlington Comedy Festival: Food & Funny Deal. Feb. 20 and 21 you can bust a gut at one of two Burlington Comedy Festival performances at The Water Street Cooker. Featuring “up close and personal” comedy (and a variety act) starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are under $30.
Tour the Art Gallery of Burlington (AGB), which opened three exciting new exhibitions Feb. 2!:
Artists Hope Forstenzer, Melanie MacDonald, Mary Philpott, Maria Sarkany, and Olexander Walsenko present work that tells stories from various sources of inspiration. From medieval legends to movies to contemporary issues, Storytellers examines the narrative power of art.
Prime Time: Canada's 23 Prime Ministers
In late 2015, Wynn and Dr. Bill Bensen commissioned Julio Ferrer, a Canadian-Cuban artist with Earls Court Gallery, to paint 23 portraits of each Canadian Prime Minister. Prime Time, Canada's 23 Prime Ministers fast forwards through the history of Canada with a Pop Art filter.
Suited to a Tea: Forty Years - Forty Teapots
In honour of the 40th anniversary of the Art Gallery of Burlington, forty teapots are being drawn from the Permanent Collection of Contemporary Canadian Ceramics.
All are welcome and admission is free for you and your Valentine to this AGB event!
Downtown Burlington is always a favourite Valentine’s Day destination. Make a reservation at a local restaurant, skate at the park, shop, or even just grab a coffee. The recently renovated pier and shoreline offer world class views of Lake Ontario and the Skyway Bridge. Take a stroll and share a kiss after dinner on the Burlington Beach this Valentine’s Day, only in Halton Region!