Experience - Upcoming Events

Join us for a day of winter fun! We will make an awesome snow storm in a jar, test different things to make ice melt, and enjoy a nice cup of hot chocolate with a marshmallow snowman on the side.

Toddler Days are designed for children ages 2 - 4, and run Thursday mornings at Ireland House Museum from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. The cost is $5.00/child, and accompanying adults are complimentary. Preregistration is recommended.






The North Coal proudly presents The North Coal Christmas Market, taking place in the historic Village Square in downtown Burlington from Wednesday December 4th - Sunday December 8th. This outdoor European Style Christmas Market will host an array of local vendors, beverage lounges, and festive food huts allowing visitors to eat, drink, shop, and explore!

- Entry Fee -
FREE for everyone to enjoy, and even better, we have teamed up with local Charity ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids). There will be several ways to donate on-site, helping us reach our goal of delivering 200 Christmas mornings across the Halton Region in support of Hugs For The Holidays.

- Market Hours -
Wednesday December 4 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday December 5 - 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday December 6 - 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday December 7 - 11:00am - 11:00pm
Sunday December 8 - 11:00am - 9:00pm

More updates, activities, and announcements to come so stay tuned Burlington, we couldn't be more excited to be working with the community in making this Christmas one to remember.

Follow @thenorthcoal for all the news!

The North Coal proudly presents The North Coal Christmas Market, taking place in the historic Village Square in downtown Burlington from Wednesday December 4th - Sunday December 8th. This outdoor European Style Christmas Market will host an array of local vendors, beverage lounges, and festive food huts allowing visitors to eat, drink, shop, and explore!

- Entry Fee -
FREE for everyone to enjoy, and even better, we have teamed up with local Charity ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids). There will be several ways to donate on-site, helping us reach our goal of delivering 200 Christmas mornings across the Halton Region in support of Hugs For The Holidays.

- Market Hours -
Wednesday December 4 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday December 5 - 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday December 6 - 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday December 7 - 11:00am - 11:00pm
Sunday December 8 - 11:00am - 9:00pm

More updates, activities, and announcements to come so stay tuned Burlington, we couldn't be more excited to be working with the community in making this Christmas one to remember.

Follow @thenorthcoal for all the news!

Guided Public Coyote Howl hike is a great way for the family to ring in the New Year! Learn about the myths and misunderstanding that surround the Eastern Coyote, then we will attempt to get a reply --- its a Howl'n good time. Following the last hike we will hold our traditional Countdown for Kids at 8:30pm. No registration required. Please no Dogs on the guided hike. Time of hikes yet to be determined - please contact park for details.

The North Coal proudly presents The North Coal Christmas Market, taking place in the historic Village Square in downtown Burlington from Wednesday December 4th - Sunday December 8th. This outdoor European Style Christmas Market will host an array of local vendors, beverage lounges, and festive food huts allowing visitors to eat, drink, shop, and explore!

- Entry Fee -
FREE for everyone to enjoy, and even better, we have teamed up with local Charity ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids). There will be several ways to donate on-site, helping us reach our goal of delivering 200 Christmas mornings across the Halton Region in support of Hugs For The Holidays.

- Market Hours -
Wednesday December 4 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday December 5 - 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday December 6 - 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday December 7 - 11:00am - 11:00pm
Sunday December 8 - 11:00am - 9:00pm

More updates, activities, and announcements to come so stay tuned Burlington, we couldn't be more excited to be working with the community in making this Christmas one to remember.

Follow @thenorthcoal for all the news!

The North Coal proudly presents The North Coal Christmas Market, taking place in the historic Village Square in downtown Burlington from Wednesday December 4th - Sunday December 8th. This outdoor European Style Christmas Market will host an array of local vendors, beverage lounges, and festive food huts allowing visitors to eat, drink, shop, and explore!

- Entry Fee -
FREE for everyone to enjoy, and even better, we have teamed up with local Charity ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids). There will be several ways to donate on-site, helping us reach our goal of delivering 200 Christmas mornings across the Halton Region in support of Hugs For The Holidays.

- Market Hours -
Wednesday December 4 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday December 5 - 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday December 6 - 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday December 7 - 11:00am - 11:00pm
Sunday December 8 - 11:00am - 9:00pm

More updates, activities, and announcements to come so stay tuned Burlington, we couldn't be more excited to be working with the community in making this Christmas one to remember.

Follow @thenorthcoal for all the news!

Join fellow residents to celebrate Christmas with carolling and a tree lighting ceremony.  Dress warmly and bring a mug with your own warm refreshments.


A special treat awaits you and your family. Take a step back in time to the year 1900 to visit a Victorian homestead during the Christmas season. Spruce Lane Farm at Bronte Creek Provincial Park will be trimmed and decorated in all its seasonal splendour. Experience the Christmas season like never before!

Your Victorian Christmas experience will include traditional Christmas games and activities, tours of the elegantly decorated Spruce Lane Farmhouse and seasonal stories and songs in the parlour. Learn about the holiday traditions of the Victorian era!

Reservations are NOT required.

Other park services and activities available during December:

Hiking trails, cross-country ski trails, tobogganing, Children’s Farm and Playbarn.


Here’s your chance to get in the spirit of Christmas!

Featuring performances by Tansley’s musical talent!

Sing some Christmas Carols! Invite your friends and neighbours to come along!

Festive refreshments provided

In lieu of an admission fee, we would appreciate donations towards the Elf Network and other Outreach programs.

Christmas Pantomime for the enjoyment of children. Adapted by Vic Hyde for the interactive enjoyment of children.