Events in Oakville

January 2017

The Riches of Life

Friday, January 13, 2017 - Sunday, February 12, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre

The Riches of Life Art Exhibition Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre is pleased to announce the opening of its first art exhibition of 2017, a display of works collected over many years by founder Sybil Rampen. Part of the exhibition [...]

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This is That

Saturday, January 21, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring offer audiences an intimate look behind the studio door of CBC’s award winning satirical radio show, This Is That. With a healthy mix of character interviews and mockumentary stories, this live send up of public [...]

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A Taste of Oakville

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - Wednesday, February 8, 2017


A Culinary Event A Taste of Oakville is a unique dining experience where restaurants offer prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus. All participating restaurants will offer menus at specific price points. Lunch: $15, $20 and $35 Dinner $20, $30 and $40 [...]

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Buying the Moose by Michael Wilmot

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - Sunday, January 29, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Thursday, January 26 to Saturday, January 28 at 8 pm. and Sunday, January 29 at 2 p.m. Betty comes home to find Rob dancing with a life-size inflatable doll dressed in one of her dresses. The result is a game [...]

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Monday Night at the Movies - Old Stone

Monday, January 30, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Cineplex Winston Churchill Cinemas

OLD STONE (China, Canada) Winner of the Toronto International Film Festival’s (TIFF) City of Toronto Award for Best Canadian First Feature. Johnny Ma’s Old Stone follows a cab driver in a bustling Chinese metropolis who is plunged into a bureaucratic [...]

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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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Northern Reflections

Saturday, February 4, 2017 - Sunday, February 5, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Saturday, February 4, 2017 8 p.m. and Sunday, February 5, 2017 2 p.m. As Canada begins its 150th anniversary, we celebrate our heritage with the delightful Canadian Fantasy by the pioneering female composer Jean Coulthard. The music of Russia, Denmark [...]

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Blood Brothers by Willy Russell

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - Sunday, February 12, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Wednesday, February 8 to Saturday, February 11 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, February 12 at 2 p.m. The provocative and heartbreaking multi-award winning musical by Willy Russell. Blood Brothers tells the unforgettable story of the Johnstone twins. Separated at birth [...]

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Mike Mandel- Master Hypnotist

Friday, February 10, 2017
8:30 pm - 11:30 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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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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Monday Night at the Movies - The Idol

Monday, February 13, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Cineplex Winston Churchill Cinemas

THE IDOL (Netherlands, UK, Qatar, Argentina, Palestine) Acclaimed Palestinian filmmaker, Hany Abu-Assad directs this biopic about Mohammad Assaf, the Gazan wedding singer who became a worldwide sensation after winning the Arab Idol competition in 2013. “Will bring audiences laughter, tears, [...]

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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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Make Your Move Family Day

Monday, February 20, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Various locations throughout Oakville. Build your Family Day tradition with us! Spend the day with family at one of our various locations across Oakville offering free recreational and cultural programming for people of all ages and abilities. Event Information The Town [...]

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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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Young Peoples Concert

Sunday, February 26, 2017
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

St. Matthew's Church

An exceptional 45 minute program for full orchestra designed specifically to introduce young children to the thrill of hearing a live orchestral performance. Ticket Information Adult/Senoir  $12.00 Child/Student  $6.00 Family Pack: 2 Adults and 2 Children  $30.00 Use promo code [...]

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Monday Night at the Movies - Operation Avalanche

Monday, February 27, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Cineplex Winston Churchill Cinemas

OPERATION AVALANCHE (USA) Writer-director Matt Johnson follows his hit debut The Dirties with this mock-doc comedy thriller about two CIA agents who find themselves enlisted in a massive hoax when they infiltrate NASA on the eve of the Apollo 11 [...]

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March 2017

Steve Hackett - Genesis Revisited with Classic Hackett

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

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Former Genesis guitarist and prog legend Steve Hackett is returning with an exciting new show for 2017. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the classic Genesis album Wind and Wuthering, Steve and his band will be performing several tracks from the [...]

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Maple Syrup Festival 2017 at Bronte Creek

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - Sunday, March 26, 2017
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Join us for some winter family fun at the Maple Syrup Festival 2017 at Bronte Creek. Fresh Ontario maple syrup begins flowing at Bronte Creek Provincial Park on the first Saturday in March when the park’s annual Maple Syrup Festival [...]

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Picasso at the Lapin by Steve Martin

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - Sunday, March 12, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Wednesday, March 8 to Saturday, March 11 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 12 at 2 p.m. Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso walk into a bar ... and the result is a charming comedy by celebrated writer and actor Steve [...]

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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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Monday Night at the Movies - Toni Erdmann

Monday, March 20, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Cineplex Winston Churchill Cinemas

TONI ERDMANN (Germany, Austria) One of the most talked-about films at this year’s Cannes Festival, this new film from Maren Ade (The Forest for the Trees, Everyone Else) is an alternately hilarious and mortifying comedy about the fraught relationship between [...]

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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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Classic Albums Live - The Joshua Tree

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

“More than any other U2 album, though, The Joshua Tree has the power and allure to seduce and capture a mass audience on its own terms. Without making a show of its eclecticism, it features assertive rock ("Where the Streets [...]

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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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Monday Night at the Movies - I, Daniel Blake

Monday, March 27, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Cineplex Winston Churchill Cinemas

I, DANIEL BLAKE (UK, France, Belgium) British master, Ken Loach won his second Palme d’Or at Cannes for this timely drama about an aged, ailing handyman’s battle to survive after being denied his government health allowance. "I, Daniel Blake is one [...]

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April 2017

The Oakville Lifestyle Home Show

Friday, April 7, 2017 - Sunday, April 9, 2017
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Glen Abbey Community Centre

Friday, April 7: 3 - 8 p.m. Saturday, April 8: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, April 9: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Event Information Bring the whole family to the Oakville Lifestyle Home Show April 7 to 9, 2017! At the [...]

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Good Friday Walk

Friday, April 14, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

St. Dominic's Parish

The St. James Parish Youth Group and the Knights of Columbus Marian Council #3881 invite the community to participate in the annual Good Friday Walk on April 14, 2017, starting at 9 a.m. at St. Dominic's Parish. Parking will be provided [...]

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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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An Evening with Berg, Murphy, Northey & Page

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

An Evening with Berg, Murphy, Northey & Page This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness a ‘super-group’ quartet, Mo Berg (The Pursuit of Happiness), Chris Murphy (Sloan), Craig Northey (Odds) & Steven Page (ex- BNL) singing their [...]

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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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Distress Centre Walk 2017

Saturday, May 6, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Lions Valley Park

Join the Distress Centre Oakville for the annual Walk on Saturday, May 6 at Lions' Valley Park in Oakville. This family-friendly event raises awareness of mental health in our community and support for the Distress Centre Oakville. Bring your family, friends [...]

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Share the Hope Walk

Sunday, May 7, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Coronation Park

Take part with your family and friends in the 2017 Share the Hope Walk on Sunday, May 7, 2017, to raise awareness and funds of single parent families who are facing homelessness. The fourth annual Share the Hope Walk is a [...]

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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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Peace of Minds Walk

Sunday, May 28, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Coronation Park

Entering into it's 24th year, the Peace of Minds Walk is the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario's signature fundraising event. With supporters coming together across Ontario, from Ottawa to Toronto to St. Catharines, the walk is the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario's [...]

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June 2017

Mayors Historical Picnic

Sunday, June 11, 2017
12:00 am - 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 [...]

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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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July 2017

Canada Day at Bronte 2017

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

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park

Canada Day at Bronte 2017 Join us for Oakville’s Canada Day in Bronte’s Heritage Waterfront Park on Friday, July 1, 2017 from 11:00 am – 11:00 pm for the party of the summer! This FREE all-day family festival celebrates how [...]

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Midnight Madness

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

Towne Square

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 of excitement [...]

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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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September 2017

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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