Oakville Children’s Festival Makes Thousands Smile


It was blue skies and sunshine at the first-ever Oakville Children’s Festival held on Sunday, July 27 at Coronation Park.

More than 15,000 visitors enjoyed free live performances and events brought to Oakville to capture the curiosity of young minds and encourage participation and discovery.


Oakville Museum Hosts Emancipation Day Family Picnic


The Oakville Museum, in partnership with the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton, invites everyone to celebrate a significant achievement in Canadian history at the annual Emancipation Day Family Picnic on the grounds of Erchless Estate on Monday, August 4, from 1 to 4 p.m.

The special annual event commemorates August 1, 1834 — the day slavery was abolished in Canada and throughout the British Empire.


Plan a Great Day Outdoors


Fogolars Country Club is a little known gem located at 2026 Lower Base Line, Oakville. This club features a very large picnic area with barbecues that can be used if you bring your own charcoal.

The park also has a children's play area, soccer field, picnic tables and a pool. It is recommended that you bring some folding chairs for maximum comfort. The admission fee is $6 per person and $2 for children under 10 years old.


Are You Ready for Family Fun in the Sun?


The Town of Oakville and Tim Hortons are gearing up for the first-ever Oakville Children’s Festival on Sunday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Coronation Park.

Oakville’s beautiful lakeside park will be transformed into an arts and culture playground for kids of all ages, with free live performances, food vendors, and fun events to engage young imaginations and foster creativity.


Interactive Maps Make it Easier to Get Outside and Get Active


Want to get outdoors this summer? The Town of Oakville has many parks, cycleways, trails, heritage systems and woodlots for you to explore, stretch your legs, walk the dog or fly a kite.

Before heading out, visit the new interactive maps on the town’s Explore Oakville online mapping tool to help plan your outing.


Get Your Fun On with the Kids this Summer


Whether visiting an amusement park or exploring a museum, local establishments provide a fun way to have an educational experience or to get outside for some fun.

With dozens of attractions available around Halton Region and Toronto there's plenty to do to keep busy throughout the year. By planning ahead some of these attractions can be a budget friendly alternative to the more expensive admission fees (close to $50) the most popular attractions can charge.


July Events Round-up


School's over, leaving parents looking for things to do. Here’s a taste of what’s going on in Oakville this July.

July 10: 7am-8pm: 7th Annual Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament: The tournament is at Trafalgar Park/Glenashton Park . Sponsored by Trinison Management Corp, and Mattamy Homes this year’s charity is the Kerr St. Mission (KSM).


Oakville Soccer Club and Umbro team up


The Oakville Soccer Club is pleased to announce the awarding of the Club’s Rep uniform contract to Umbro Canada.

Umbro, the official supplier of uniforms and apparel for Canada’s National Team program, had held this contract with the OSC for the past four years before becoming the successful bidder during the Club’s 2014 RFP process. As the successful bidder, Umbro will be responsible for providing custom uniforms and apparel to all OSC Rep players and coaching staff.


Town of Oakville accepting applications for election officials


The Town of Oakville is now accepting applications for assistant deputy returning officers and greeters to work this year’s municipal election on October 27, 2014.

Job descriptions and application forms are available at elections.oakville.ca under Elections Employment or from the Clerk’s department on the second floor of Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Road.


Family Fun at Oakville’s Canada Day 2014


Join us for Oakville’s Canada Day in Bronte’s Heritage Waterfront Park on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 from 11am – 10:30pm for The Party of Summer!

Join us for this FREE all-day family festival celebrating how proud we are to be Canadian!