Events in Oakville

May 2017

Oakville School of Classical Ballet: A Spring Showcase

Friday, May 26, 2017
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Oakville School of Classical Ballet: A Spring Showcase Join the Oakville School of Classical Ballet for A Spring Showcase! Featuring the students from the Pre-Professional, Professional, and Conservatory Programmes, the performance will include pieces performed by these talented young students, [...]

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OakvilleGreen Garage Sale

Saturday, May 27, 2017
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Oakville Town Hall

The community is invited to Oakvillegreen's Community Garage Sale in the parking lot of Oakville Town Hall on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shop over 80 parking spaces full of deals and dine at the BBQ [...]

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RoboScience Expo

Saturday, May 27, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sheridan College Skills Training Centre

RoboScience Expo, an annual outreach initiative hosted by FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 1360, Orbit Robotics, will be taking place on May 27th, 2017, at the Sheridan College Skills Training Center, 401 Iroquois Shore Rd. With this exposition format, members [...]

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Spring Dance 2017

Saturday, May 27, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

The Oakville School of Classical Ballet, under the artistic direction of Amanda Paterson, presents Spring Dance 2017. Included in the program will be a Ballet and Character Dance Demonstration showcasing the youngest pupils in the General Division through to the [...]

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Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides

Sunday, May 28, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides

This spring, Canadians and their four-legged “best friends” are preparing to walk together for the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides on Sunday, May 28th. This year’s Walk will be held in more than 240 communities across Canada, many of [...]

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Battle of the Chefs

Monday, May 29, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Oakville Conference & Banquet Centre

Battle of the Chefs Food4Kids & Halton Regional Police Service together host this fabulous event. Join us for signature dishes served in a market style venue by 10 amazing local chefs. You choose and vote for who you think is [...]

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Elements of Wonder

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - Saturday, June 3, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Elements of Wonder WEDNESDAY, MAY 31 TO FRIDAY, JUNE 2 AT 7 P.M. AND SATURDAY, JUNE 3 AT 1 & 7 P.M. Students of Grace Academy of Dance and Performing Arts present an original family production exploring the four elements, [...]

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June 2017

Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities

Saturday, June 3, 2017
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Downtown Oakville

Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities Downtown Oakville will come alive with cultural events and activities every Saturday from June to October thanks to Oakville’s Summer Cultural Connection, a summer events initiative launched by the Town of Oakville and supported [...]

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Accentuate the Positive

Sunday, June 4, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Accentuate the Positive SUNDAY JUNE 4, 2017 AT 1 P.M. & 6:30 P.M. Annex Dance Academy presents "Accentuate the Positive", our annual year-end recital. Ticket Information All tickets are $29 For more information, please visit oakvillecentre.ca.

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Kerr Street Classic Golf Tournament

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Piper's Heath Golf Club

Get your team signed up today for the Kerr Street Classic golf tournament. Join Kerr Street Ministries for a great day of golf in support of the good work of Kerr Street Ministries as they serve the underprivileged and marginalized community within [...]

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Community Spirit Awards

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

Join us as we recognize and celebrate the leadership and commitment of Oakville’s community  champions at the 15th Annual Oakville Community Spirit Awards on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. The Oakville Community Spirit Awards recognize, honour, and celebrate individuals, organizations, businesses [...]

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Downtown Oakville Sidewalk Sale

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - Sunday, June 11, 2017

Downtown Oakville

Downtown Oakville Sidewalk Sale Downtown Oakville will be hosting the 44th annual Sidewalk Sale. With six full blocks of incredible “can’t believe I got this at this price” deals, it’s a ‘mark your calendar’ kind of sale!  Treat yourself to [...]

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Hats Off to Balletomane

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - Saturday, June 10, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Senior Show: Thursday and Wednesday, June 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. AND Saturday, June 10 at 2:30 and 7 P.M. Junior Show: Saturday, June 10 at 11 a.m.  Enjoy students from Balletomane performing in our annual concert, showcasing our wonderful [...]

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Kerr Village Handmade & Vintage Market

Saturday, June 10, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Kerr Village

Kerr Village Handmade & Vintage Market: Three curated, outdoor markets, located in the parking lot on Kerr Street at Westside Drive in Oakville. The markets will be held from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of the [...]

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Mayor's Historical Picnic

Sunday, June 11, 2017
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Lakeside Park

Enjoy an afternoon of family fun on Oakville’s beautiful lakefront at the Mayor's Historical Picnic in the Park. Everyone is welcome at this event hosted by the Oakville Historical Society and admission is FREE! Bring a picnic lunch and lawn chairs. [...]

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Dance Extravaganza

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - Monday, June 12, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

SUNDAY, JUNE 11 AT 2 & 7 P.M. AND MONDAY, JUNE 12 AT 7 P.M. Live To Dance Academy is proud to present their 4th annual recital, "Dance Extravaganza", featuring both recreational and competitive dancers. Ticket Information Tickets $28 For [...]

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iFLY Your Pride

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

iFly Toronto Indoor Skydiving

Celebrate your pride and experience the thrill of flight at iFLY Your Pride! We’re gearing up for Pride, join us and get in the spirit! Your ticket includes: Round trip party bus from Clarkson GO Station Finger food, mocktails and [...]

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An Evening of Dance

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - Friday, June 16, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

  Thursday, June 15 & Friday, June 16 AT 7 p.m. CRISTINA PORA BALACEANU-CLASSICAL DANCE ACADEMY presents... "AN EVENING OF DANCE" Act 1 - Dance recital including ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, modern and flamenco Act 2 - Scenes from "Sleeping Beauty" [...]

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Relay for Life

Friday, June 16, 2017
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Coronation Park

Relay For Life is a community fundraising event where Canadians across the country join together in the fight against cancer. Relay participants walk or run together around a track or path at a local school, park or fairground, passing a [...]

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7th Annual Veterans Salmon Derby

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Bronte Harbour

7th Annual Veterans Salmon Derby The Annual Veterans Salmon Derby is dedicated to the emotional and physical healing of serving and retired Canadian Military personnel and family members through a fun fishing event on Lake Ontario and related activities. WHEN: [...]

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Dance District Volume 1

Saturday, June 17, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Dance District Volume 1 Dance Recital - Year End Show - Competitive and Recreational Dancing Act 1 - 90 minutes approximately Act 2 - 2 hours approximately Ticket Information Tickets $32 Tickets go on sale Tuesday May 16, 2017 at [...]

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Studio X: Love

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - Monday, June 19, 2017
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

STUDIO X: XPERIENCE THE MOVEMENT The studio will present their year end performances, showcasing a variety of dance styles. including Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop and more.  Show duration is 3.5 hours incl. intermission.  Highlighting pieces from this year’s competitive [...]

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Summer Solstice Yogathon

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Centennial Square

Calling all yogis, health enthusiasts and sun-lovers! Celebrate International Yoga Day at the Town of Oakville’s Summer Solstice Yogathon in Towne Square on June 21, 2017. This event will offer a full day of FREE yoga facilitated by a selection of the town’s [...]

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Terry O'Reilly - This I Know: Marketing Lessons from Under the Influence

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

CBC Radio host Terry O’Reilly will talk about his new book This I Know: Marketing Lessons From Under The Influence. He spent over three decades at the helm of an award-winning advertising production company, and over a decade exploring the art [...]

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Willson Oakville Film Festival

Friday, June 23, 2017 - Sunday, June 25, 2017


The 2017 Willson Oakville Film Festival showcases and promotes excellent films in all genres (drama, comedies, documentaries, shorts, animation) by Canadian and international filmmakers. Screenings will take place at Film.Ca Cinemas and The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. For [...]

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Oakville Family Ribfest

Friday, June 23, 2017 - Sunday, June 25, 2017
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Sheridan College

The Co-operators Oakville Family Ribfest is located at Sheridan College, Trafalgar Road Campus – 1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, Ontario L6H 2L1 Dates: June 23-25, 2017 Hours: Friday: 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. [...]

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Secret Gardens of Oakville

Sunday, June 25, 2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Take in the beauty of eight gorgeous gardens with the Oakville Horticultural Society's "Secret Gardens of Oakville" tour. This self-guided tour offers a great opportunity to see some of the hidden horticultural gems within the Oakville area. Come out for [...]

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July 2017

Canada Day at Bronte 2017

Saturday, July 1, 2017
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park

Happy 150th Birthday Canada! Join the Bronte Business Improvement Area for this FREE all-day family festival celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday! Oakville’s Canada Day is presented by Lexus of Oakville and the over 200 business merchants of the Bronte Village Business [...]

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Oakville Children's Festival

Sunday, July 9, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

The festival will be coming to the new venue of QEPCC on July 9, 2017! The Oakville Children's Festival offers a line-up of free entertainment designed to encourage children and families to explore and discover arts and culture. Toopy and Binoo, the [...]

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Midnight Madness

Friday, July 14, 2017
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Towne Square

Midnight Madness Enjoy Downtown Oakville’s largest retail event of the year, featuring food, live music, entertainment and lots of community spirit! With over six blocks of free family-friendly entertainment and brag-worthy deals available right through to midnight, this is an evening [...]

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RBC Canadian Open 5K Run

Saturday, July 22, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Glen Abbey Golf Club

The RBC Canadian Open 5K Run, which is open to golf fans, runners and walkers, takes participants through a five kilometre route of the Glen Abbey Golf Club layout. The route begins at the first tee of Glen Abbey’s championship [...]

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2017 RBC Canadian Open

Monday, July 24, 2017 - Sunday, July 30, 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Glen Abbey Golf Club

Golf Canada and RBC are pleased to announce that Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont., has been selected to host the 2017 edition of the RBC Canadian Open. The Jack Nicklaus-designed layout in Oakville, Ont., will host Canada’s National [...]

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August 2017

Art in the Park

Monday, August 7, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park

The Oakville Art Society's annual Art in the Park returns for its 52nd year on Monday, August 7! In 1965 the Society created Art in the Park to promote local artists and artisans, and today this show has blossomed into [...]

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TD Songs of Summer Festival

Saturday, August 19, 2017
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Downtown Oakville

TD Songs of Summer is a new event taking place in Oakville, Ontario on Saturday, August 19, 2017. The new one-day festival will replace the TD Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival with artists from multiple musical genres performing. TD Songs of [...]

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September 2017

Kerrfest

Friday, September 8, 2017 - Saturday, September 9, 2017
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kerr Village

Kerrfest is a free outdoor street festival that has taken place in Kerr Village, Oakville, every September, since 2014. The festival is organized by the Kerr Village BIA and attracts thousands of people from the local area and surrounding Ontario region. [...]

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The Tale of a Town - Canada

Friday, September 15, 2017 - Saturday, September 16, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

The Tale of a Town - Canada Follow the storymobile (a.k.a. recording studio on wheels) as it crosses the country to gather the almost lost tales of Canada’s beloved main streets. This multimedia presentation features the voices of Canadians recorded [...]

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British Car Day 2017

Sunday, September 17, 2017
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

British Car Day is the largest event of its kind in North America, drawing 1000 British cars and over 8,000 spectators in one day. Hosted annually by the Toronto Triumph Club, on the third Sunday of September. Since its inaugural [...]

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The Tale of a Town - Canada

Sunday, September 17, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

The Tale of a Town - Canada Follow the storymobile (a.k.a. recording studio on wheels) as it crosses the country to gather the almost lost tales of Canada’s beloved main streets. This multimedia presentation features the voices of Canadians recorded [...]

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Carol Off & Doug Saunders

Saturday, September 23, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

In Conversation with Carol Off & Doug Saunders Presented by the Oakville Centre, Oakville Public Library and A Different Drummer Books Associate Sponsor: Muratab Shah, Sunlife Financial. As It Happen’s Carol Off, author of In All We Leave Behind: A Reporter’s Journey [...]

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Sunday, September 24, 2017
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

We are bringing Banff to you, and it’s radical! The World Tour brings all the excitement of the Banff Mountain Film Festival to audiences around the globe! WARNING: Course language. Parental guidance suggested. Ticket Information Regular $30 | Big Ticket [...]

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October 2017

Barenaked Ladies

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

CANADA 1-FIVE-0 In celebration of the 40th anniversary season of The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, we are proud to present two Barenaked Ladies Canada 1-Five-0 concerts as part of our Dan Cooper Concert series in our 2017-2018 season. [...]

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Barenaked Ladies

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

CANADA 1-FIVE-0 In celebration of the 40th anniversary season of The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, we are proud to present two Barenaked Ladies Canada 1-Five-0 concerts as part of our Dan Cooper Concert series in our 2017-2018 season. [...]

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Jann Arden

Friday, October 6, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Jann Arden is a Canadian-born singer, songwriter, broadcaster and author. The much celebrated multi-platinum, award-winning artist catapulted onto the Canadian music scene in 1993. She has received 8 Juno Awards, including Female Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the [...]

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Jann Arden

Saturday, October 7, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Jann Arden is a Canadian-born singer, songwriter, broadcaster and author. The much celebrated multi-platinum, award-winning artist catapulted onto the Canadian music scene in 1993. She has received 8 Juno Awards, including Female Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the [...]

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An Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Legendary singer-songwriter Graham Nash is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee with Crosby, Stills and Nash and with The Hollies. He was also inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame twice, as a solo artist and with CSN, and [...]

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Carl Palmer's Legacy ELP

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Carl Palmer's Legacy ELP Consummate professional, brilliant technician and a dynamic showman, he has thrilled listeners and audiences alike with Atomic Rooster, Asia and Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Along the way his dazzling speed and mastery of the drums, combined [...]

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Through the Looking Glass

Thursday, October 12, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Burlington Convention Centre

THE MAY COURT CLUB OF OAKVILLE IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE THE RETURN OF THEIR FASHION SHOW, "THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS"! This professionally produced runway show will be showcasing the latest must-have fashions for fall and winter, in partnership with Tocca [...]

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Johannes Linstead

Saturday, October 14, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Latin guitar star Johannes Linstead (Canada’s "Guitarist of the Year" and JUNO Nominee) takes his music to a whole new level with the introduction of the electric guitar to his passionate sound. Guitar aficionados will love the diversity of the [...]

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LZL - Liz Loughrey

Saturday, October 21, 2017
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Music is deep in her blood. LZL, born Liz Loughrey, has been writing and performing since she was 12, growing up singing in church, and winning music competitions across North America. But LZL gravitated toward Stevie Wonder, Sade, and Alicia [...]

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Jowi Taylor: Six String Nation

Thursday, October 26, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Jowi Taylor: Six String Nation PRESENTED BY THE OAKVILLE CENTRE, OAKVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY AND A DIFFERENT DRUMMER BOOKS. ASSOCIATE SPONSOR: MURATAB SHAH, SUNLIFE FINANCIAL. What connects a grade 5 student with K’naan, Feist and astronaut Chris Hadfield? They are among [...]

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Alanna Mitchell's Sea Sick

Saturday, October 28, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Sea Sick is Alanna Mitchell’s critically acclaimed and Dora-nominated production about the state of the global ocean and the world. Come and experience this powerful story in which Mitchell uses science and her own delicate wit to tell us about [...]

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Ella at 100: "First Lady of Song"

Sunday, October 29, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Ella at 100: "First Lady of Song" - A Musical Tribute In this swinging tribute, the Toronto All-Star Big Band will celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's 100th birthday, the voice that thrilled audiences around the globe for more than half a century, [...]

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Tiny Tots on Parade

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Downtown Oakville

Tiny Tots on Parade Calling all Trick-or-Treaters!  Come on down to Downtown Oakville’s Towne Square and show us your best costume! Then hit the town to gather fantastic treats (never tricks!) from our many merchants. They can’t wait to see [...]

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November 2017

Fatty Legs

Thursday, November 2, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Fatty Legs, which mixes song, storytelling and dance, is based on the children’s book of the same name by Margaret Pokiak-Fenton and Christy Jordan-Fenton. The production uses choral soundscapes, contemporary dance and text from the book to tell the true story [...]

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Rush 2112

Friday, November 3, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Come to the Oakville Centre for Classic Albums Live's performance of Rush's legendary album 2112. “Number 22 on Rolling Stone magazine’s top 50 prog-rock albums, 2112 was the Toronto power trio's first classic release; it was also a ringing affirmation [...]

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In Conversation With Alexander McCall Smith

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Oakville Town Hall

Presented by The Oakville Centre, Oakville Public Library and A Different Drummer Books. Associate sponsor: Muratab Shah, Sunlife Financial. Alexander McCall Smith, author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, talks about his latest book The House of Unexpected [...]

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Dirty Dishes

Saturday, November 11, 2017
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Dirty Dishes Bringing a shine to every space they fill with their beautiful blend of country-bluegrass-gospel sound and extraordinary energy, the Dishes have spent the last five years (often backed by their rhythm section The Plate Rails) breaking hearts and [...]

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Buffy Saint-Marie

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Buffy Saint-Marie Buffy Sainte-Marie’s bold new album, Power in the Blood, begins where it all started more than 50 years ago, with a contemporary version of "It’s My Way", the title track of her 1964 debut. Perhaps you know Sainte-Marie [...]

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Oakville Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, November 18, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Downtown Oakville

Line the streets of Downtown Oakville to watch all of your favourite floats and plenty of new additions make their way along the parade route as part of this year's parade and help celebrate the spirit of Christmas in Oakville. [...]

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Robin Duke: I've Been Hacked

Saturday, November 18, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Robin Duke, of Saturday Night Live, SCTV, and Women Fully Clothed fame, takes a humorous and poignant look at life before, during and after a breast cancer diagnosis. Ticket Information Regular $50 | Big Ticket $43| Big Ticket Plus $39 [...]

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December 2017

Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Saturday, December 9, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Come to the Oakville Centre for Classic Albums Live's performance of Pink Floyd's prog rock opus, Dark Side of the Moon. “Number 1 on Rolling Stone magazine’s top 50 prog-rock albums -In short, both critically and commercially, this album is [...]

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Tartan Terrors

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Tartan Terrors are their own Celtic Invasion, mixing rock’s energy with traditional folklore, dance, and humor. With an arsenal featuring classic pipes and fiddle, driving drum tones, and signature guitar styles, the Terrors use their Sonic blitz to score award [...]

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