Oakville News

Easter EGGcitement in Oakville

What do yoyos, free gifts and giant rabbits have in common? You can find them all at Oakville events this Easter! Over the next couple of weeks, Easter fever is taking over the town at a number of sites that are getting in on the “egg”citement. If you want to get your Easter fix early, […]

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10 Valentine’s Date Ideas in Oakville

  ‘Tis the season for chocolates, flowers and pink hearts galore. Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us. Have you decided how you and your sweetheart will celebrate? Let us help with 10 Valentine’s ideas that are sure to leave your loved ones swooning. Wake your partner with a fresh coffee and their favourite pastry from […]

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Must See Performances

The New Year brings a host of great cultural programming to the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. For 40 years the Oakville Centre has been a focal point for cultural life in the Town. Every year hundreds of performers grace the stage to offer Oakville top quality live music and theatre. 2017 is no […]

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Annual General Meeting

The Board of Visit Oakville is holding its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Join us as we review accomplishments from the past year, and look forward to future plans. Details: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Start: 2:30pm Trafalgar Room at Town Hall 1225 Trafalgar Road Please RSVP by Friday, October 21,  2016 to info@visitoakville.com

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Fall Fun in Oakville

While the summer here in Oakville is winding down, the Town is still bustling. As we say goodbye to the heat, we say hello to lots of exciting events coming up this fall. The Oakville Farmers’ Market in Downtown Oakville isn’t over yet. Visitors and residents can stock up on fresh produce and baked goodies […]

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The 2016 RBC Canadian Open is Fast Approaching!

In just over a week the RBC Canadian Open returns to Glen Abbey Golf Club for the record breaking 28th time. This exciting event is one of Oakville’s highlights of the year. Thousands of visitors and Oakville residents flock to the course to watch the pro’s compete. This year, several Oakville hotels are offering special rates […]

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The Visit Oakville Ambassadors are Out and About!

Tis the season to get out and enjoy the warm weather in Oakville. Visit Oakville is here to answer any and all questions you might have about the Town. The Visit Oakville Ambassador Program is in full swing, we can help you plan a fun filled day in the Town. You can find our knowledgeable […]

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We’re hiring! Visit Oakville Ambassadors

Position Title: Visit Oakville Ambassador Reports to: BIA (Bronte, Downtown) Executive Directors Pay: $11.25 per hour Job Type: Part-time contract (approximately 24 hours per week, includes weekends and holidays) Job Duration: Late May – Labour Day Location: Bronte Village, Downtown Oakville and/or special events Close Date: 5pm on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 Position Summary: Oakville […]

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Oakville played a pivotal role in the Underground Railroad

Once Upon a City: A ‘Promised Land’ for slaves on the run Toronto and Oakville were among Ontario’s key stops on the Underground Railroad Read the full article from the Toronto Star here: http://www.thestar.com/yourtoronto/once-upon-a-city-archives/2016/02/18/once-upon-a-city-a-promised-land-for-slaves-on-the-run.html Feature image courtesy of the Oakville Museum.

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Travel: Oakville has its old-town charms

By: George Bailey, Special to Postmedia Network http://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca/2016/01/28/travel-oakville-has-its-old-town-charms Ellen and I headed out on a midweek morning to this lovely community on the shores of Lake Ontario, an easy one-hour drive from St. Catharines. Once I crossed over the Burlington Skyway, I took the first cutoff at Burlington to Lakeshore Road (Hwy 2) and hugged […]

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