Burlington is a charming city located in Ontario, with a total population of 175.779 residents, according to the 2011 census. Compare car rental in Burlington from top suppliers such as Budget, Enterprise, Avis, Thrifty, Enterprise and Dollar. Burlington is part of the Greater Toronto Area, and is also included in the Hamilton Census Metropolitan Area. Burlington lies between the north shore of Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment.
Sound of Music Festival is annually held in Burlington, Ontario and is held in mid-June and falls on Father's Day Weekend. Sound of Music Festival is the largest free music festival that spreads along the waterfront of Spencer Smith Park. Attending the festival is completely free. Many famous artists come here and play for the people. The atmosphere is very lively and very exciting.
The Burlington Art Centre is one the biggest art centres in close proximity to the Spencer Smith Park. There are exhibitions and educational programs, studios and activities at the Art Centre. The Burlington Art Centre was founded in 1978 and it is the seventh largest public art gallery in Ontario and attracts more than 100.000 visitors from Burlington and the surrounding area. The Burlington Art Centre is dedicated to photography, hand weaving, spinning, sculpture, woodcarving, ceramics, fine arts, and hooking craft. The Centre has also got a collection of Canadian ceramic art.
Spencer Smith Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Burlington, located right on the shore of Lake Ontario. The Park has got a small beach and plenty of walking paths that offer wonderful views of Lake Ontario. The park is also home to Spencer's, a two hundred plus seat restaurant with a large patio, entirely made from glass offering beautiful sceneries of the Lake. It is the perfect place, where you can relax and enjoy some time out.