May

Blooms Festival: Celebrate Tulips

May events

Make a Month of May visit to RBG part of your celebration of spring — see the colourful tulip display, the gorgeous azalea collection, and catch the fresh green tips of new growth on the evergreens. Visit the Rock Garden Tea House for lunch each weekend. Blooms dates can change due to weather.

RBG Home & Garden Show

 May events

Get ideas and inspiration for your own backyard at the Royal Botanical Gardens. See what’s new for the season and learn from the pros.

Aldershot Village Jane’s Walk

May events

Discover Aldershot’s past, present, and future with a conversational tour inspired by urban thinker, Jane Jacobs.

IRONDames’ Lace up for LOVE Mother’s Day 1 & 5K Walk/Run

 May events

Kick off your Mother’s Day celebrations at this fun filled family event! The event is presented by Neworld Cycle & Runners in support of the IRONDames Construction Campaign goal to raise $200,000 to build and equip a new Exercise Facility for Wellspring Birmingham Gilgan House.

Blooms Festival: Celebrate Lilacs

May events

Your senses will be overwhelmed by the spectacle of over 700 varieties of these scented shrubs. Stroll through the beautiful Lilac Walk and spread out a picnic blanket at the bottom of Lilac Dell for total relaxation.Learn about everything in bloom at the Discovery Cart each weekend.

Mount Nemo Day

 May events

Come for a hike! Open your eyes to the rural beauty at our doorstep. Free admission and free parking.

Lobster Fiesta

 May events

An evening of feasting on all you can eat lobster, chicken and salad, dancing and entertainment to raise money for local charities.

ARFmazing Race

May events

This event is geared towards local children and pet lovers. The race is a series of challenges that you do with your “pack”. Some challenges include your dog and some only involve people pack members. There will also be a BBQ and a Vendor Alley. We hope you can join us at Spencer Smith Park for a day of recreation, teamwork, spirit and FUN all while raising money for the Burlington Humane Society!

Annual Lunch Money Tuesday

 May events

In conjunction with Hunger Awareness Day, Food for Life is holding its annual Lunch Money Tuesday at the following GO stations: Aldershot, Burlington, Appleby, Oakville, Bronte, Milton and Georgetown. Morning commuters will be greeted by volunteers who will ask them to share their lunch money for that day in order to support the collection and delivery of surplus fresh food throughout Halton Region. This event is also intended to raise awareness about hunger in this Region and to encourage individuals to take action to reduce hunger.