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8 Things to Do in August Before Summer Ends

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Aug 2 5 minutes read

Movies Under the Stars

Free outdoor movies for you and your family! All movies start at 9:00 pm
Some important things to note:
Bring your lawn chairs and blanket.
Be sure to come early and reserve a spot.
Parking and restroom facilities are available on site.
Inclement weather may cause delays or cancellations. Please check the weather before heading out. 

Thursday, August 8 | 9:00 pm
Ireland Park | 2315 Headon Forest Drive | Burlington
Movie: The Parent Trap

Thursday, August 15 | 9:00 pm
Spencer Smith Park | 1400 Lakeshore Road | Burlington
Movie: Coco
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Movie in the Park

Friday, August 9 | 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Waterdown Memorial Park | Hamilton Street North | Waterdown
Community Church is bringing back a much-loved Waterdown event. Bring the family to enjoy a movie under the stores in Waterdown's Memorial Park. Join the Community Church volunteers for a special screening of 'How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.' Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. It's FREE & fun, with free concession too! The movie starts at dusk. More Details

Burlington Royal Arts Academy Arts Festival 

Friday, August 9 | 7:00 pm
Burlington Performing Arts Centre | 440 Locust Street | Burlington
Join us for a night of performances from youth from across the GTA and international artists. Our Arts Festival celebrates youth performers in dance, drama, music and voice. This event is free to the public and a treat for the whole family. This one-night festival features performances by Swaramudra Dance Academy, Burlington Dance Company, Tyrsa Ukrainian Dance Team, Trenyce Williams-Sweeney and many more. We will also have a special performance from Dashan (Mike Henry Rowswell), “The most famous foreigner in China,” where he has worked as a media personality and cultural ambassador for over 25 years. More Details

Burlington Butter Tart Festival

Saturday, August 17 | 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Art Gallery of Burlington | 1333 Lakeshore Road | Burlington
Join us for 1st annual butter tart festival on Saturday, August 17th. Admission is free. Taste some amazing butter tarts from some of the best butter tart bakeries across Ontario and enjoy the market place shopping for everyone on your gift list. The butter tart run will happen in Spencer Smith Park, and the butter tart festival is in the Art Gallery of Burlington. More Details

Dundas Cactus Festival

Thursday, August 15 at 6:45 p.m., the Dundas Cactus Festival kicks off with the much-loved Cactus Festival Parade! 
Friday, August 16 - Sunday, August 18
King Street | Dundas
Occurring every 3rd weekend in August, ‘Cactus’ attracts visitors from across the nation and is the unofficial ‘homecoming’ event for any who have lived in the community. Continuing to evolve and expand, the FREE family fun Festival runs for three days and includes four entertainment stages, event zones and over 100 street vendors.  More Details

Royal Canadian Family Circus Spectac!

Thursday, August 15 - Sunday, August 18 | 
Milton Fairgrounds | 136 Robert Street | Milton
An all-new show, jam-packed with explosive live entertainment, featuring high-flying acrobatics, death-defying tricks, clowning and towering feats of strength, teetering towers of balanced bodies, extreme bending and devilishly precarious aerials. Tickets

Oakville Children’s Festival

Saturday, August 17 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
2302 Bridge Road | Oakville
Fun hands-on activities and interactive shows, fire safety zone, City Parent scavenger hunt, book sale, face painting, indoor swimming and much more. Treehouse TV stars Splash'N Boots will headline the festival. More Details

Canada’s Largest Ribfest

Friday, August 30 | 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday, August 31 | 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday, September 1 | 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday, September 2 | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Spencer Smith Park | 1400 Lakeshore Road | Burlington
Features 19 ribbers from all over North America, musical entertainment, an artisan fair, kids zone. Admission is free. More Details

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