Oakville News

‘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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British Car Day is Coming – Book Your Hotel Stay Soon

The 34th annual British Car Day is coming to Bronte Creek Provincial Park on Sept. 17, 2017, bringing over 1,000 British cars and over 8,000 British car enthusiasts to the beautiful town of Oakville. Visitors are in luck, though, as several hotels in the area are offering special deals for the occasion. Read on for […]

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Sensational September: Five Unforgettable Oakville Events Coming Next Month

The month of September brings with it many changes: Students return to school. The weather starts to cool down. Even the leaves change colour. But one thing that never changes is Oakville’s vibrant culture. That energy will be on full display next month with exciting events sure to impress visitors of all ages and interests. […]

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Oakville On Screen: Cinematic Sites in Town

You may have recently heard about the film The Meaning of Life winning the Film.ca Audience Choice Award at the 2017 Willson Oakville Film Festival.  What you may not know is that the film was shot entirely within the former site of the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH). And the film is not alone. Over […]

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150 Years of Oakville on Display at QEPCCC

  (Appearing originally in the July 14 issue of the Oakville Beaver) From Deerskin to Dolls: 150 Years of Oakville at QEPCCC   “As friends are the family you choose, Canada is the land many of us have chosen for ourselves and for our descendants.” So reads one of the 110 quotes that line the […]

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