Events in Oakville

October 2016

Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities

Saturday, October 1, 2016
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Centennial Square

Downtown Oakville will come alive again this summer with the Oakville Farmers' Market and free cultural events every Saturday. Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities is back by popular demand! Downtown Oakville will come alive again this summer with Oakville’s Summer [...]

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Doors Open Halton Region

Saturday, October 1, 2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Halton Region invites you to share its rich heritage, cultural diversity and stunning natural beauty. Within easy access to Toronto and Niagara Falls, Halton Region’s four historical communities will open their doors and welcome both residents and visitors alike. From [...]

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Legends on Tour

Monday, October 3, 2016
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Legends on Tour “Legends On Tour” brings you some of the world’s most exciting performers live on stage. Accompanied by the “Rockin’ Royals Band”, this show will feature some incredible Tributes to Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley in the 50s AND 70s, [...]

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Acoustic Strawbs

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Acoustic Strawbs As Strawbs celebrate four decades of music making, it is still difficult to categorize the unique sound that has made them Britain’s most successful international progressive folk-rock band. Acoustic Strawbs comprise David Cousins, along with lead guitarist Dave [...]

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Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities

Saturday, October 8, 2016
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Centennial Square

Downtown Oakville will come alive again this summer with the Oakville Farmers' Market and free cultural events every Saturday. Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities is back by popular demand! Downtown Oakville will come alive again this summer with Oakville’s Summer [...]

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Shaun Majumder

Saturday, October 8, 2016

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Shaun Majumder Host and Gemini Award-winning actor/comedian Shaun Majumder hails from Burlington, Newfoundland (population 350). He starred in the Farrelly Brothers Fox comedy Unhitched in 2008 before his Comedy Central Presents special debuted; he’s since appeared on 24, Cedric the Entertainer [...]

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Ghost Walks with Oakville Historical Society

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oakville Historical Society
http://www.oakvillehistory.org

Ghost Walks with Oakville Historical Society Celebrate Hallowe'en by joining Society volunteers for a guided walk around the oldest part of the Town with an eerie spine tingling sensation and a dash of old Oakville history. Hear about some of [...]

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JW Jones with Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar

Thursday, October 13, 2016
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

JW Jones with Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar JW Jones, Canadian singer/guitarist and JUNO Award Nominee tours constantly, and is known for his high-energy show that keeps getting hotter! This Maple Blues Award winner was called “One of this country’s [...]

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Shaun Boothe

Friday, October 14, 2016
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Shaun Boothe Award-winning hip hop artist Shaun Boothe presents an acclaimed musical project that celebrates the world's greatest cultural icons through biological rap songs. Shaun's unique talk, interspersed with musical performances, infuses the greatest stories of our time with the [...]

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Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities

Saturday, October 15, 2016
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Centennial Square

Downtown Oakville will come alive again this summer with the Oakville Farmers' Market and free cultural events every Saturday. Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities is back by popular demand! Downtown Oakville will come alive again this summer with Oakville’s Summer [...]

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Collectif9

Saturday, October 15, 2016
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Collectif9 A nine-piece string ensemble, collectif9 presents classical music with rock-style charisma, combining boldness and the highest of musical standards with amplification and lighting. Bringing classical music to pop-culture audiences in diverse spaces, the group encourages interaction, facilitating dialogue with [...]

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Harvest Halton Downtown Oakville

Sunday, October 16, 2016
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Towne Square

Event Information Harvest Halton Downtown Oakville is a farm-to-chef experience in Towne Square and various Downtown Oakville restaurants. Tantalize your taste buds while sampling unique dishes created by award-winning chefs from downtown Oakville's renowned restaurants. Each chef will be paired with local farmers who will [...]

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iFly for Woodview

Saturday, October 22, 2016
8:00 am - 8:30 pm

iFly Toronto Indoor Skydiving

When you fly on October 22nd, 2016 you will help strengthen the lives of families, further the conversations around Mental Health and Autism, and help stomp out the stigma! 75% of your purchase, including your ticket and any add-ons (video, photos, [...]

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Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities

Saturday, October 22, 2016
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Centennial Square

Downtown Oakville will come alive again this summer with the Oakville Farmers' Market and free cultural events every Saturday. Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities is back by popular demand! Downtown Oakville will come alive again this summer with Oakville’s Summer [...]

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Peter Katz

Saturday, October 22, 2016
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Peter Katz Over the past decade, Peter has seen his albums debut at #1 on the iTunes singer-songwriter charts; he’s shared the stage and studio with the likes of Academy Award Winner Glen Hansard (Once, The Swell Season), Juno Award-Winners [...]

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Margaret Atwood

Monday, October 24, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Margaret Atwood On October 6, 2016 Margaret Atwood’s newest novel will be published around the English speaking world. On October 24, the internationally acclaimed author will be on stage at OCPA to talk about this book – Hag-Seed, the fourth [...]

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Burton Cummings

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

 SOLD OUT Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings has just been added to the Dan Cooper Concert Series All tickets $125. Tickets go on sale • Big Ticket members - Tuesday, July 5 at 11 a.m. • Public on sale - Friday, July [...]

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Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities

Saturday, October 29, 2016
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Centennial Square

Downtown Oakville will come alive again this summer with the Oakville Farmers' Market and free cultural events every Saturday. Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities is back by popular demand! Downtown Oakville will come alive again this summer with Oakville’s Summer [...]

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Swingin' at the Savoy

Sunday, October 30, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Swingin' at the Savoy 2016 marks what would have been the 90th birthday of the legendary Savoy Ballroom, the home of "happy feet" and the flagship dance the Lindy Hop.  Toronto All-Star Big Band salutes some of the Big Bands [...]

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November 2016

Tokyo Police Club

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Tokyo Police Club Nothing gold can stay, but radness is forever. When you start a band as a group of teenage best friends in your small Canadian hometown, it’s hard to imagine that a decade later you will not only [...]

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Proarte Danza's Diversion and Fearful Symmetries

Thursday, November 3, 2016
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Proarte Danza's Diversion and Fearful Symmetries Proarte Danza's Diversion, choreographed by Robert Glumbek (world premiere – Ballet BC, November 18 2011; Ontario premiere – November 2016). Diversion is an explosive, high-energy work, embodying ProArteDanza’s motto, “passion in performance”. Diversions examines various [...]

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Classic Albums Live: THE BAND'S LAST WALTZ

Friday, November 4, 2016
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Oakville Centre, Willson Auditorium

Ticket Information Regular $65 | Big Ticket $58 | Big Ticket Plus $54 “…Almost two years ago, the Band called it quits. They also called in a cast of friends and movie director Martin Scorsese to film a farewell concert. [...]

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Tia Brazda

Saturday, November 12, 2016
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Tia Brazda Tia Brazda’s brand new album Bandshell debuted at #1 on the iTunes Jazz Chart and #3 on the Nielsen Soundscan Chart in Canada. It was also ranked #5 by Jazz FM 91 in Toronto on their list of [...]

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Downtown Oakville Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, November 18, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Towne Square

Downtown Oakville Tree Lighting Ceremony Kick off the Christmas season and create magical memories for your little ones in Downtown Oakville’s Towne Square at the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! Enjoy incredible entertainment, caroling, Santa, treats, and of course the lighting [...]

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GAVIN CRAWFORD’S “FRIEND” “LIKE” #ME

Friday, November 18, 2016
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Oakville Centre, Willson Auditorium

Ticket Information Regular $45 | Big Ticket $38 | Big Ticket Plus $34 Gavin Crawford is one of Canada’s brightest comedic and dramatic performers - best known for star turns on CBC’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes, and his eponymous [...]

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Oakville Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, November 19, 2016
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Downtown Oakville

Oakville Santa Claus Parade 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 [...]

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Gypsy Sound Revolution

Sunday, November 20, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Gypsy Sound Revolution It’s been four decades since The Gipsy Kings set the world on fire with their infectious and sensual Spanish Rumba. No-one has followed in their footsteps…until now. Gipsy Kings’ alumni have joined together as the Gypsy Sound [...]

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In Conversation With...Series (Charlotte Gray)

Monday, November 21, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

JUST ADDED TO THE IN CONVERSATION WITH… SERIES THE PROMISE OF CANADA AUTHOR CHARLOTTE GRAY Canadian author Charlotte Gray, will talk about her new book The Promise of Canada, 150 years - People and Ideas That Have Shaped Our Country [...]

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Andrew Nisker's GARBAGE! THE REVOLUTION STARTS AT HOME

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Ticket Information All tickets $20 Garbage! The Revolution Starts at Home is a documentary about how the family household has become one of the most ferocious environmental predators of our time. Concerned for the future of his son, writer and [...]

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Quinn Sullivan

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Quinn Sullivan 17-year-old Quinn Sullivan is quickly gaining quite a reputation among today’s most respected guitar players and musical artists. It all began with a toy guitar. When Quinn was three years old, his parents gave it to him for [...]

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December 2016

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy present: A CELTIC FAMILY CHRISTMAS

Friday, December 9, 2016
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Oakville Centre, Willson Auditorium

Ticket Information Regular $82 | Big Ticket $75 | Big Ticket Plus $71 This holiday season join Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, the award-winning fiddle virtuosos, in an intimate and unique Christmas concert series you will never forget. With the [...]

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A Sound of Music Sing-A-Long

Saturday, December 10, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

A Sound of Music Sing-A-Long Recommended for all ages. For those of you not yet converted, Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music is a screening of the classic Julie Andrews film musical in glorious, full-screen technicolor, complete with subtitles so that the [...]

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Family Christmas

Sunday, December 11, 2016
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Oakville Centre, Willson Auditorium

Ticket Information Adults: $25 Senior: $21 Student/Child: $13 $65 for a family of 2 adults and 2 children: use promo code family Come and enjoy a one hour concert for the whole family.  Featuring the voices of the Oakville Children's [...]

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Susan Aglukark Dreaming of Home

Thursday, December 15, 2016
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Susan Aglukark Dreaming of Home Susan Aglukark is one of Canada’s most unique and most honored artists. An Inuk from Arviat, Nunavut. Dreaming Of Home is a collection of uplifting contemporary seasonal favourites, a combination of traditional and contemporary music, sung [...]

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A Christmas Carol

Saturday, December 17, 2016
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

A Christmas Carol Scrooge’s journey in A Christmas Carol is to discover the true meaning of Christmas comes alive with song, dance, special effects and a brilliant cast led by Rod Campbell (nine seasons at Shaw Festival, Ragtime on Broadway) as Scrooge. [...]

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Max & Ruby in the Nutcracker Suite

Sunday, December 18, 2016
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Max & Ruby in the Nutcracker Suite Max & Ruby bring to life a wonderful tradition this holiday season as they take to the stage their most magical performance yet! It's Christmas Eve, and Ruby is busy trimming the tree, [...]

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Max & Ruby in the Nutcracker Suite

Sunday, December 18, 2016
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Max & Ruby in the Nutcracker Suite Max & Ruby bring to life a wonderful tradition this holiday season as they take to the stage their most magical performance yet! It's Christmas Eve, and Ruby is busy trimming the tree, [...]

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Circus Labyrinth

Saturday, December 31, 2016
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Circus Labyrinth Recommended for ages 7 and up. This vibrant new show features exciting circus performances, including trapeze, cyr wheel, juggling, clown work, skipping, Spanish webs, silks and more. Zacada, former Cirque du Soleil alumni, is known for its innovative [...]

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Circus Labyrinth

Saturday, December 31, 2016
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Circus Labyrinth Recommended for ages 7 and up. This vibrant new show features exciting circus performances, including trapeze, cyr wheel, juggling, clown work, skipping, Spanish webs, silks and more. Zacada, former Cirque du Soleil alumni, is known for its innovative [...]

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January 2017

Oakville's Polar Bear Dip

Sunday, January 1, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Coronation Park

Join hundreds of dippers and thousands of spectators at Coronation Park in Oakville as they take the plunge into the icy cold waters of Lake Ontario to help provide clean water in developing countries. Registration and live music begins at [...]

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As I Lay Dying

Friday, January 6, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

As I lay Dying As I lay Dying: The highly-esteemed multiple Dora Awardwinning Theatre Smith-Gilmour presents a darkly comic tour-de-force, in an original adaptation of the Southern gothic chronicle of the Bundren family’s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury [...]

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Digging Roots

Friday, January 20, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Digging Roots Multi-award and JUNO winning alternative roots duo, Digging Roots, bring their nomadic wanderlust to sonic terrain. Husband and wife team Raven Kanatakta and ShoShona Kish trade lead vocals, continuing to fluidly compliment each other’s strengths while going from [...]

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February 2017

Los Lobos

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Los Lobos Los Lobos' popular song, La Bamba, their worldwide crossover hit from the 1987 film reached #1 on the U.S. and UK singles chart. After celebrating their 40th anniversary with the cleverly titled 2013 live album Disconnected In New [...]

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Rhapsody in Black

Thursday, February 2, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Rhapsody in Black Rhapsody in Black is a one man show that explores LeLand Gantt’s personal journey to understand and eventually transcend racism in America. We follow his spellbinding life story. How he manages to cope with the various psychological [...]

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Mike Mandel- Master Hypnotist

Friday, February 10, 2017

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Mike Mandel- Master Hypnotist Master Hypnotist, Mike Mandel, brings his multi-award winning hypnosis show to Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. In a career spanning over 40 years, and 3 continents, Mike is one of the most imitated acts in [...]

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Mike Mandel- Master Hypnotist

Saturday, February 11, 2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Mike Mandel- Master Hypnotist Master Hypnotist, Mike Mandel, brings his multi-award winning hypnosis show to Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. In a career spanning over 40 years, and 3 continents, Mike is one of the most imitated acts in [...]

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The Tea Party

Thursday, February 16, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

The Tea Party With a career spanning over 15 years and 8 major-label releases, The Tea Party composed of Jeff Martin (vocals, guitar), Jeff Burrows (drums) and Stuart Chatwood (bass), have successfully gained the attention of fans on a worldwide [...]

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Lisa Loeb

Friday, February 17, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Lisa Loeb Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb started her career with the platinum selling Number 1 hit song Stay (I Missed You) from the film Reality Bites. To this day, she is still the only artist to have a Number 1 [...]

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Whitehorse

Friday, February 24, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Whitehorse Whitehorse formed in 2010 by husband and wife solo musicians Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland. The two toured in each other’s bands for years, but they put aside their award winning individual careers to build a new band out [...]

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MonkeyJunk and the Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer

Saturday, February 25, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

MonkeyJunk and the Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer Ottawa-based MonkeyJunk bring an accessible and refreshing blend of swamp-rock roots and blues to the table. They have won a collective 20 Maple Blues Awards, two Canadian Independent Music Awards, a Blues [...]

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March 2017

Moon Mouse

Monday, March 13, 2017

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Moon Mouse 1:00pm & 7:00pm A cosmic adventure about celebrating differences. Marvin the moon mouse wants to be popular. Constantly bullied and picked on by the “cool” rats, he is labeled as a looser and a geek. To get away [...]

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Stephen Fearing

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Stephen Fearing Stephen Fearing’s music embodies a fierce intelligence, a haunting candor, and a steady-handed pursuit of fleeting beauty. He exudes an abiding love for his craft and a respect for his audience that is reflected in two Juno awards [...]

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The Honouring

Friday, March 24, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

THE HONOURING The Honouring is a site-specific multi-disciplinary performance honouring First Nations warriors of the War of 1812 and features Onkwehonwe families who sacrificed to protect Haudenosaunee sovereignty, culture and land. Audiences will be immersed in a history that is [...]

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Elephant & Piggie's 'We Are In A Play!'

Sunday, March 26, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

'Elephant & Piggie's We Are In A Play!' Elephant & Piggie's We Are in a Play!, is a brand-new vaudevillian romp of a musical, Elephant Gerald and Piggie sing and dance their way through plenty of pachydermal peril and swiney [...]

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April 2017

TooNice

Saturday, April 22, 2017
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

TooNice The party has begun! TooNice is a high energy reggae ska band from Wasaga Beach Ontario. Under the influence of Jamaican reggae, SoCal reggae ska and British ska, TooNice has created the original sound of The Canadian Shield. Five [...]

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Glory

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Glory Inspired by the epic battles of childhood and a passion for action films, Glory examines the complexities of violent behaviour and its glorification in our mediadrenched culture. Through a cinematic lens, with first- person video material, Glory takes the [...]

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Immortal Chi

Thursday, April 27, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Immortal Chi From the producer of the worldwide hit Shaolin Warriors comes a spectacular new fusion of Chinese martial arts and jaw-dropping acrobatics, accompanied by an all-female percussion ensemble. Immortal Chi weaves a compelling narrative around a Tai-Chi master and [...]

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Fred Penner

Sunday, April 30, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Fred Penner Like the precious ingredients in your favourite feel good soup, his combination of warmth, ease, enthusiasm and grace bring nourishment too often lacking in these turbulent times. The two-time JUNO winner for Best Children’s Album Sing with Fred [...]

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Fred Penner

Sunday, April 30, 2017
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Fred Penner Like the precious ingredients in your favourite feel good soup, his combination of warmth, ease, enthusiasm and grace bring nourishment too often lacking in these turbulent times. The two-time JUNO winner for Best Children’s Album Sing with Fred [...]

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May 2017

Baby Boom

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Baby Boom BOOM: An explosive one-man stage documentary chronicling the post-war Baby Boom years. From the creative team behind MacHomer and Bigger Than Jesus, comes an explosive solo performance that documents the music, culture and politics of the Baby Boom [...]

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Matthew & Jill Barber "The Family Album"

Thursday, May 4, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Matthew & Jill Barber "The Family Album" A lifetime of collaboration comes together for these celebrated Canadian artists, siblings Matthew & Jill Barber, with The Family Album. The Family Album touches on the great Canadian songbook, from Ian Tyson’s Summer Wages, [...]

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Tanya Tagaq

Friday, May 5, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Tanya Tagaq In Concert with Nanook of the North Tanya Tagaq, Polaris Music Prize winner and three-time Juno award nominee, reclaims the controversial 1922 silent film Nanook of the North - considered the world’s first major work of non-fiction filmmaking. The [...]

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Bageshree Vaze's Global Bollywood

Thursday, May 18, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Bageshree Vaze's Global Bollywood Bageshree Vaze's Global Bollywood is an eclectic celebration of music and dance highlighting India's film music history. Just as Hollywood evolved following World War II, the Hindi film industry flourished by adapting a musical format which [...]

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