Burl's Creek Event Grounds launches as Canada's largest outdoor festival and major event venue

With a capacity up to 80,000, Burl's Creek Event Grounds, slated to become a leading special event space for international acts and major events, will play host to the 2015 Boots and Hearts Music Festival

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's largest outdoor event venue, Burl's Creek Event Grounds is now under new management. Located in Oro-Medonte, ON, with the capacity to accommodate up to 80,000 people and up to 45,000 campers during special events, the grounds are slated to become a leading outdoor special event space, hosting Boots and Hearts, Canada's largest camping and country music festival in 2015.

With over 700 acres of pristine grounds, Burl's Creek is the perfect destination for both large- and small-scale events. From global festivals and must-see concerts to automotive flea markets and sporting events, Burl's Creek boasts a lush forested landscape, two natural amphitheaters, and retrofitted barns housing exclusive VIP areas and a farmer's market.

Burl's Creek has brought Ryan Howes on board as vice-president of venue operations and business development. Pulling from his extensive experience spanning 18 years, Howes has built a team of industry experts to oversee venue development, day-to-day site operations and business development.

"Burl's Creek is an exciting venue that will showcase talent on a local, national and international level, whether it's a performer down the street or a Grammy Award-winning musician," said Howes. "We now have the ability to host major music festivals, world-renowned concerts and globally recognized special events in one of the largest music markets in North America."

Located between Barrie, ON and Orillia, ON, Burl's Creek will continue to host local soccer clubs, the long-running Barrie Automotive Flea Market and will service visitors to the region with local produce, wine vendors and ready-to-eat foods, at a newly launched Farmer & Arts Market in 2015.

Burl's Creek is located at 180 8th Line S in Oro-Medonte, ON between Barrie, ON and Orillia, ON, just a 15 minute drive north of Barrie, off Highway 11. For more information, please visit www.burlscreek.com.

About Burl's Creek
Burl's Creek is Canada's largest outdoor event venue, with the capacity for 80,000 people and 45, 000 campers. With over 700 acres of pristine grounds, three retrofitted barns serving as a camping and general store, VIP areas and a farmer's market, Burl's Creek is the perfect destination for everything from a major music festival to a wedding, fundraiser or sporting event. Located at 180 8th Line S in Oro Medonte, ON. The grounds are a 15 minute drive north of Barrie, off Highway 11 between Barrie, ON and Orillia, ON. For more information, please visit www.burlscreek.com.

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For further information: or high-res images, please contact: Kate Makinson, rock-it promotions, inc., at katemakinson@rockitpromo.com or 416.656.0707 ext. 105; Miriam Fitting, rock-it promotions, inc., at miriam@rockitpromo.com or 416.656.0707 ext. 118; For Boots and Hearts related inquiries, please contact: Laura K. Kennedy, Republic Live Inc., at laurak@republiclive.com

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