Celebrations & Events/Tourism Council


Celebrations & Events/Tourism Council
Public Affairs Department
John Alexander, Director



City Hall Municipal Offices
525 High Street
Burlington NJ  08016

M-F 9 am - 5 pm

Tel: 609-386-0200 ext. 115
Fax: 609-386-0214
Email: info@burlingtonnj.us


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Celebrations & Events

Celebrations & Events is a Division of the Dept. of Public Affairs, and is responsible for coordinating City- and community-sponsored  events to increase awareness of Burlington's rich historical and cultural resources, foster community connections, and enhance quality of life for residents and visitors .  

Materials Available:
For the latest Calendar of Events, which is continually subject to change, please got to the Home Page and click on Events Calendar link under Quick Links (on lefthand side of page) to view and/or print the very latest calendar.

Self-guided Walking Tour brochure of 44 historical sites in an approximate half-mile district. To request yours, call 609-386-0200 x114 or e-mail your request to: info@burlingtonnj.us

Tourism Council

The Tourism Council is an advisory board with representation from each of the City's historical and other major community groups. This Council, under the supervision of the Department of Public Affairs, Council, Mayor and Administrator, coordinates all appropriate functions respecting the advancement of City travel and tourism, including

  • Celebration of the City’s holidays, parades, and other events
  • Marketing of City resources, especially historical assets
  • Oversight, creation, and production of Marketing Materials
  • Distribution of Tourism marketing materials
  • Coordination of resources for celebrations and public events
  • Development and presentation of guided tours

The Tourism Council promotes the City’s rich historical heritage. Intended for traveling families with children, and seniors, these materials include:


Tour Guide & Map– FREE Map of Historic District; Historical Notes on Over 40 Sites; Attractions; Calendar of Year-round Events; Amenities appealing to Families with Children, Seniors and History Buffs.

To request yours, call 609-386-0200 x114 or e-mail your request to:info@tourburlington.org


Tour Planning – FREE assistance to Travel Agents, Meeting or Event Planners, Organization Social and Activity Directors to design custom tour and dining/shopping packages to present to your group, organization, association, club, or company.

Travelers and travel pros can request these, plus review attractions, dining, shopping and directions by calling 609-386-0200 x114 or e-mail your request to:info@tourburlington.org.

In order to accomplish our objectives of promoting awareness of Burlington's rich history and attract visitors to our historic district, the Tourism Council works closely with other City departments, organizations, and associations, especially the Department of Public Affairs.

The Tourism Council consists of representatives of:

The Mayor’s Office, Barry Conaway

City of Burlington Common Council

Burlington County Historical Society

City of Burlington Historical Society

Colonial Burlington Foundation

Greater Burlington Chamber of Commerce

City of Burlington Historic Preservation Commission

Historic Yorkshire Alliance

Oliver Cromwell Society

Main Street Burlington

The Library Company of Burlington



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