A thriving, multicultural urban centre.

Burnaby boasts the area’s best shopping, a diverse dining scene and an incredible array of green space, which includes parks, lakes (in the middle of the city!) with amazing views at the top of Burnaby Mountain – the home of Simon Fraser University.

Burnaby Mountain Park-Playground of the Gods

Burnaby Mountain Park-Playground of the Gods

With 130 parks, Burnaby has over 25% of its space dedicated to lush green space. These parks offer spectacular natural attractions, with extensive walking, running, hiking and biking trails. Some highlights are Burnaby Lake, Central Park, Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area and Deer Lake Park.

Burnaby is also the province’s most multicultural city – with residents from all over the world. This means a thriving dining and cultural scene, featuring global cuisines suited to all tastes and price points. 

Tourism Burnaby invites you to spend some extra time in the region before or after the conference. Get to know our thriving community and enjoy all that we have to offer – there are so many things to do. Explore the many parks, visit one of the 5 shopping districts, or take a short transit ride into Vancouver. You won't be disappointed with your decision to stay in Burnaby!


Burnaby is centrally located in BC’s Metro Vancouver region. The region is comprised of 12 distinct communities, including Vancouver, Richmond and Surrey, and totals 2.5 million residents. Together, the communities comprise one of the world’s most cosmopolitan and dynamic areas. All connected by public transit.

Packed with breathtaking mountains, oceans, lakes, rivers and beaches, the region is renowned for its incomparable beauty. 

Burnaby’s location allows visitors to take advantage of the region’s incredible activities – biking, hiking, kayaking, golfing, skiing and snowboarding; with easy access to top attractions like Vancouver’s Stanley Park, Granville Island, North Shore’s Grouse Mountain and the world famous Capilano Suspension Bridge.

Connect with Tourism Burnaby at www.tourismburnaby.com to find out more about Burnaby.