Events in Oakville

April 2018

Roseanne Barr

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Why Roseanne Barr? Because she’s a comedy superstar, an award-winning actress and a best-selling author. Because she spent nine years (and 224 episodes) making us laugh weekly on the Emmy Award® winning sitcom, Roseanne. Because she gives great constructive criticism [...]

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Alejandra Ribera & Alex Cuba

Thursday, April 26, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Alejandra Ribera & Alex Cuba The award-wining songwriter Alejandra Ribera offers her trademark heart-breaking lyrics that cut to the quick with love songs, swelling and subsiding in lush waves of strings, acoustic guitars and vocal harmonies. Alex Cuba is a [...]

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Painting Churches

Friday, April 27, 2018 - Saturday, April 28, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

Join Act of Faith Productions for several performances of Tina Howe's Painting Churches. This award-winning play and Pulitzer prize finalist tells the story of famous poet Gardner and his wife Fanny Church, who are preparing to move from their Beacon Hill, Boston house to [...]

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The Lonely - Celebrating the Music of Roy Orbison

Friday, April 27, 2018
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Rock.It Boy Entertainment proudly presents THE LONELY - CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF ROY ORBISON, with hits of The Traveling Wilburys and Everly Brothers. THE LONELY approaches the music with a humble spirit and sincere desire to recreate the sounds and [...]

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Masterworks of Oakville Spring Concert

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - Sunday, April 29, 2018

St. Andrew Church

Visit St. Andrew Catholic Church for a weekend of wonderful music at the Masterworks of Oakville Spring Concert. Enjoy two powerful performances of Handel's Samson, a three-act oratorio considered to be one of the composer's best dramatic works. Schedule: Saturday, Apr. [...]

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Appleby College Indoor Garage Sale

Saturday, April 28, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Appleby College, J.S. Gairdner Arena

Join us for an INDOOR Garage Sale at Appleby College on Saturday, April 28 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Items for sale include, but are not limited to: clothing, toys, handbags, tools, electronics, furniture and décor, kitchen appliances, books, and sporting [...]

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May 2018

Painting Churches

Friday, May 4, 2018 - Saturday, May 5, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

Join Act of Faith Productions for several performances of Tina Howe's Painting Churches. This award-winning play and Pulitzer prize finalist tells the story of famous poet Gardner and his wife Fanny Church, who are preparing to move from their Beacon Hill, Boston house to [...]

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Lighthouse

Friday, May 4, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Recognized as one of the best performing acts of their time, Lighthouse toured 300 days a year, including sold out performances at Carnegie Hall, the Fillmore East, Fillmore West, Expo ‘70 in Japan and the Isle of Wight Festival in [...]

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Underground Railroad Walking Tour

Saturday, May 5, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

Come to the Oakville Museum for a trip through Oakville's past at the Underground Railroad Walking Tour. This unique indoor/outdoor historical tour explores Oakville's important role in the Underground Railroad. Beginning with an introduction to the exhibit "Freedom, Opportunity and [...]

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Oakville Mandarin MS Walk

Sunday, May 6, 2018
8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Central West Specialized Developmental Services

Join the Oakville Mandarin MS walk and help with a country-wide collective effort to help improve the lives of Canadians affected by MS. The dollars raised will be invested in world-leading MS research happening within Canada. This inspiring event brings [...]

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Birmingham Bank Bed Challenge

Sunday, May 6, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Towne Square

The 12th annual Birmingham Bank Bed Challenge is a month-long fundraiser campaign which concludes with an exciting hospital bed race through Downtown Oakville. More than 40 bank branches from across Oakville work together to raise funds to purchase new patient care [...]

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Palestinian Portraits II

Sunday, May 6, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

The Zaytouna School of Culture & Arts proudly presents Palestinian Portraits - لوحات فلسطينية. The show features a number of performances expressing the spirit of Palestinian folklore - folkloric scenes enriched with colourful costumes, different themes and creative moves that [...]

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Help Yourself: The Séan McCann Story

Thursday, May 10, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

At "Help Yourself: The Séan McCann Story," renowned performer Séan McCann – formerly of Great Big Sea – will present his captivating story about surviving abuse, battling addiction, becoming sober, and pursuing his dream of making a difference in the [...]

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Led Zeppelin 1

Friday, May 11, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

UPDATE: This event is now SOLD OUT. Come to the Oakville Centre for Classic Albums Live's performance of Led Zeppelin 1, the album that introduced the world to one  of the most legendary rock bands of all time. "The band’s chemistry was [...]

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Celebrating the Genius of Leonard Bernstein @ 100

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - Sunday, May 13, 2018

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Join the Oakville Symphony as they end their 50th season by Celebrating the Genius of Leonard Bernstein @ 100. Featuring some of legendary composer Bernstein's musical highlights, as well as Brahms' Double Concerto, this is sure to be one eclectic [...]

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Property Guys Run

Saturday, May 12, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lions Valley Park

Support the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital at the 2018 Property Guys Run. Run or walk among the beautiful scenery of Lions Valley Park while supporting an important cause at this exciting charity event. Entry Fee The entire $50 entry fee [...]

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Oakville Horticultural Society Annual Plant Sale

Saturday, May 12, 2018
8:30 am - 11:30 am

Munn's United Church

Come to Munn's United Church for the Oakville Horticultural Society Annual Plant Sale, anticipated by gardeners from all around the GTA! Find locally grown plants at great prices, and learn helpful gardening tips from the Oakville Horticultural Society and the [...]

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Halton Regional Police Service Police Day

Saturday, May 12, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Halton Regional Centre

As part of building effective partnerships with members of Halton Region's diverse and growing community, the Halton Regional Police Service holds numerous special public events throughout the year. The events are designed to appeal to people of all ages and [...]

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Downtown Oakville Spring Bloom

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - Sunday, May 13, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Downtown Oakville Spring Bloom Spring is in bloom in Downtown Oakville. Welcome the warmer weather with activities downtown to celebrate Mom on this Mother’s Day weekend. Admire the spring décor, a sip of tea and grab a bite to eat [...]

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Victorian Tea Party

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - Monday, May 21, 2018

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Come to Spruce Lane for an afternoon Victorian Tea Party! Tea and cake will be served the way they were more than 100 years ago (we promise the cake is not 100 years old!). We're also on the chocolate trail, [...]

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Spring Time on the Farm

Monday, May 21, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Celebrate spring the historical way on Victoria Day! Our Spring Time on the Farm event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Spruce Lane Farmhouse and the surrounding farm. Experience historical demonstrations, hands-on activities, Victorian games, farm animals and [...]

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Menopause the Musical

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Menopause the Musical - 1 Show Only! - a laugh-out-loud comedy staged to 25 classic hits of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s. Come celebrate your womanhood and see what millions of women have been laughing, cheering and raving about for [...]

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Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides

Sunday, May 27, 2018
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 27th. This year’s Walk will be held in approximately 300 communities across Canada, many of which will [...]

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Northeast Oakville Fair

Sunday, May 27, 2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Iroquois Ridge Community Center

Enjoy a family-friendly day of activities, great food, live music and more at the 3rd Annual Northeast Oakville Fair. Stay tuned for updates. For more information, please visit northeastoakvillefair.com.

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June 2018

Run for Lighthouse

Saturday, June 2, 2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lions Valley Park

Come to Lion's Valley Park to walk or run for a great cause at the Run for Lighthouse. Featuring a 5K Fun Run, 5K Youth Challenge, 5K Walk 4 Fun, 1K Challenge, 100m Tots Trot, an awards ceremony, BBQ, entertainment and [...]

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Secret Gardens of Oakville

Sunday, June 17, 2018
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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Oakville Family Ribfest

Friday, June 22, 2018 - Sunday, June 24, 2018

Sheridan College
http://www.oakvillefamilyribfest.com

The Co-operators Oakville Family Ribfest is located at Sheridan College, Trafalgar Road Campus – 1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, Ontario L6H 2L1 Dates: June 22-24, 2018 Hours: Friday: 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. [...]

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HMC Multiculturalism Day Picnic

Friday, June 22, 2018
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

North Park

Come to the HMC Multiculturalism Day Picnic and enjoy learning about other cultures! There will be cultural entertainment, games, face painting, bouncy castles, food trucks and fun for all ages! This event is free and open to the public. Bring [...]

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July 2018

Oakville Children's Festival

Sunday, July 8, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

The Oakville Children's Festival returns to Queen Elizabeth Park on July 8, 2018! 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. Stay tuned for updates! [...]

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Midnight Madness

Friday, July 13, 2018 - Saturday, July 14, 2018
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

Downtown Oakville

Midnight Madness is celebrating 41 years of community fun! Enjoy Oakville’s largest retail event of the year, featuring food, live music, entertainment and lots of community spirit! With over 6 blocks of free family-friendly entertainment and brag-worthy deals available right [...]

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Healthy Parks, Healthy People

Friday, July 20, 2018
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Join us at Healthy Parks, Healthy People, as we get outside and enjoy our park through learning and play. All programs are no charge (camping, pool and rental fees still apply). Tours, activities and workshops will be happening throughout the [...]

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RBC Canadian Open 5K Run

Sunday, July 22, 2018
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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2018 RBC Canadian Open

Monday, July 23, 2018 - Sunday, July 29, 2018
8:00 am - 6:00 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 2018 RBC Canadian Open. The Jack Nicklaus-designed layout in Oakville, Ont., will host Canada’s National Men’s Open Championship [...]

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August 2018

TD Songs of Summer Festival

Friday, August 10, 2018 - Saturday, August 11, 2018

Downtown Oakville

TD Songs of Summer Music & Art is an event taking place in Oakville, Ontario on Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11, 2018. This community event will feature entertainment from a variety of music genres plus performing and visual [...]

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Spruce Lane Farm Ghost Walk

Sunday, August 12, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Spruce Lane Farm Ghost Walk Experience our 1899 farmhouse at night as we explore the paranormal side of Spruce Lane Farm. Learn about the strange customs Victorians had surrounding death, and witness some of the unexplained happenings at our farmhouse. [...]

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September 2018

Pasquale Esposito Celebrates Italian Piazzas

Friday, September 14, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Italian tenor Pasquale Esposito debuts at the Oakville Centre with his new program celebrating Italian Piazzas (Squares). The program is the live version of his new Public TV Special on Buffalo/Toronto PBS. Pasquale takes the audience on a musical journey, [...]

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British Car Day 2018

Sunday, September 16, 2018
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

British Car Day is the largest event of its kind in North America, drawing more than 1,000 British cars and over 9,000 spectators in one day. Hosted annually by the Toronto Triumph Club, on the third Sunday of September. Since [...]

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37th Annual Shrimpfest Gala

Friday, September 28, 2018
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Le Dome Banquet Hall

Join the Optimist Club of Oakville for the 37th Annual Shrimpfest Gala! Enjoy the popular Pick 'n' Spin game, the great Silent Auction and the free Photo Booth.  The all-you-can-eat shrimp (roast beef alternate) with all the fixings are absolutely [...]

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Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon

Sunday, September 30, 2018
7:45 am - 12:00 pm

Coronation Park

Come to Coronation Park on September 30 for the Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon.  Whether you choose to walk or run, this is sure to be a rewarding event for both mind and spirit. Event distances include 21.1k, 10k, 10k relay, [...]

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October 2018

Oakville Historical Society Ghost Walks

Monday, October 15, 2018 - Tuesday, October 30, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Oakville Historical Society

Celebrate Halloween with Oakville Historical Society Ghost Walks. Join ghost characters from Oakville’s past as volunteers guide you around the oldest part of the town with an eerie sensation and a dash of Old Oakville history. This event is suitable for children. [...]

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Trek or Treat

Friday, October 26, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre

Get in the Halloween spirit early at the 12th annual Trek or Treat Run. Located at the St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre, this event is fun for the whole family, featuring a 5 km trail run, the family-friendly Creepy Mile and plenty [...]

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