Burlington Sound of Music Festival Inc.
Sound of Music Festival is one of the summer’s most popular community attractions and over the course of its 35 year history, it has grown to become Canada’s Largest Free Music Festival. The event attracts over 210,000 visitors annually. The Festival features a unique blend of new and emerging artists, Canadian icons and returning fan favourites, located on several stages throughout our waterfront and downtown area. Complete with a Carnival, Downtown Streetfest, Parade, Family Zone, and a free music education program for children, the event offers something for everyone and appeals to a wide demographic.
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25th Anniversary Celebrations
The Burlington Sound of Music Festival 25th Anniversary Celebrations include enhanced programming supported by increased marketing and promotions. There are three components: (1) a new focus on the downtown area, including building on existing Stages and adding a secondary stage between City Hall and the waterfront, as well as adding pageantry, outdoor cafes, stronger culturally focused programming, visual arts exhibits, and a history tent; (2) higher profile music to attract non-local audience; and (3) enhancements to the Grande Festival Parade.