Oakville News

Cold Comforts: Winter Activity Ideas in Oakville

  Winter may not be everyone’s favourite time of year, but it’s an undeniable part of the Canadian experience. So, as part of our patriotic duty, we’re taking a look at some ways to enjoy this season in Oakville, whether that means embracing it or escaping it.   Outdoor Excursions Those willing to brave a […]

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Holiday Show Highlights at the Oakville Centre

  The holidays are nearly here, and that often means getting the family together for some seasonal entertainment. But if your family is like most, not everyone’s going to be in the mood for the same type of festive fun. Luckily, the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts has a merry mix of shows to […]

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Winter Wishlist: 7 Holiday Gift Ideas in Oakville

The holidays are on their way, and that means you’re probably on the hunt for the perfect holiday gift. Luckily, Oakville is home to a wide selection of shops, boutiques and specialty stores that are sure to provide you with the perfect present. Read on for a list of holiday gift ideas to get you […]

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‘Lest We Forget’ – Reflecting on Oakville’s History this Remembrance Week

“Lest we forget.” This phrase, most commonly associated with Remembrance Day, serves as a reminder that we must know and understand our history so that we may learn and grow from it. And, while there will be several opportunities to join in a collective Oakville commemoration this Remembrance Day, there are also several sites within […]

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Otherworldly Oakville: 5 (Possibly) Haunted Spots to Visit in Town

As Halloween creeps up on us, our passion for the paranormal is ignited and we feel the urge to explore the unexplained. And while ghost stories and scary movies can be a lot of fun, there’s nothing quite like visiting a place that’s heard to be haunted. Fortunately, Oakville is home to several sites that […]

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Celebrate the Seasonal Shift with Oakville Galleries Exhibits

Autumn is a time for transition: Temperatures begin to drop. Leaves start to fall. Days shorten. But change is something to celebrate, and Oakville Galleries is making that clear with its two current exhibits, Tamara Henderson’s Seasons End: Out of Body and FASTWÜRMS’ #Q33R_WTCH_P155.   Tamara Henderson: Seasons End: Out of Body September 24, 2017 […]

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Board of Directors Nominations

  BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOMINATION FORM Visit Oakville seeks to fill four vacant Board positions. Nominations to the Board are welcome from all Oakville Tourism related businesses and are to be accompanied by the written consent of the person being nominated. Please return this form to the Nominating committee no later than Friday, October 20, […]

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Visit Oakville Annual General Meeting

The Board of Visit Oakville is holding its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Join us as we review accomplishments from the past year, and look forward to future plans. Details: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Start: 2:00pm Palermo Room at Town Hall 1225 Trafalgar Road Please RSVP by Friday, October 27,  2017 by filling out […]

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Opening Your Eyes to Oakville: 5 Can’t-Miss Cultural Sites at Doors Open

From Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, heritage buildings and cultural sites across Halton are opening their doors to showcase the spaces that make our communities unique. Part of the province-wide Doors Open Ontario,  Doors Open Halton invites residents and visitors alike to explore the past and present culture of communities across the region. Oakville is taking part in this […]

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