Events in Oakville

Oakville’s Canada Day 2018

Sunday, July 1, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Bronte Heritage Park

See you at Oakville’s Canada Day celebration!

New this year – the Canada Day celebration will be an evening event starting at 6 p.m., with the fireworks show starting at 10 p.m. (weather permitting).

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and get to the park early to ensure a great seat for the fireworks over the water. Outdoor games, activities and music will start in the park at 6 p.m.

Road closures and parking restrictions will be in effect before and during the event.

Festival Tips

  • Ride your bike! Free bike parking corral on site.
  • Bring sunscreen, a blanket and refillable water bottle for use at our free water stations.
  • Pack a picnic dinner and snacks or purchase food from the food trucks. ATM available on site.
  • We are committed to providing smoke-free outdoor spaces where kids play.
  • We encourage visitors to leave pets at home.
  • There is no parking on site. On-street parking is extremely limited.
  • Take the shuttle from Bronte GO.

Festival schedule

All events are at the Pavillion at the Pier unless otherwise specified.

6 p.m.

  • Festival Opens!
  • High Rendition Jazz Band performance
  • Inflatables, food trucks and kids activities located in the park
  • Face painters and Town of Oakville booths located at the Gazebo

7:10 p.m.

  • The Jonathan Michael Group music performance

7:55 p.m.

  • High Rendition Jazz Band performance

8:30 p.m.

  • Welcome Ceremony
  • O Canada sung by local youth Maya Borg

8:45 p.m.

  • Family Dance Party!

9:55 p.m.

  • Welcome from Lexus of Oakville, countdown to fireworks

10 p.m.

  • Fireworks!

Avoid traffic, take the shuttle!

Take the Oakville Transit shuttle to and from Bronte GO station to Oakville’s Canada Day celebration at Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park.

Pay-one-way shuttle service will start from Bronte GO station at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 1.

  • Busses will depart Bronte GO station for the park approximately every 10 minutes. The last shuttle departs for the park at 9:30 p.m.
  • Shuttle service from Bronte GO station to the park is $3 per person cash (exact change), regardless of age. Presto cards are also accepted at the applicable rate.
  • Shuttle service leaving the park after the fireworks is free for all riders.
  • All shuttles are accessible, wheelchair and stroller friendly.

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