Oakville News

Visit Oakville announces changes to 2019 board of directors

Oakville, ON – Visit Oakville welcomes former vice chair Philippa Durbin to the role of chair of its board of directors. Durbin steps into the role vacated by Golf Canada’s Meggan Gardner who served as chair for two years. Kristen Thomason of iFLY Toronto will fill the role of vice chair while Gardner will continue […]

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Shop Oakville: Six spectacular stores to find stocking stuffers

Carols and lights are always nice, but the holiday season can be stressful for those doing some last-minute shopping! Relax and pick up some spectacular stocking stuffers at these six one-of-a-kind Oakville businesses… 1. Dove + Arrow This lifestyle store in the heart of Downtown Oakville features cute and very relatable mugs, signs, clothing and […]

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“Best Café” announced as January 2019 Talk of the Town Awards category

We know that it is very important to stay warm throughout winter, so the Visit Oakville 2019 Talk of the Town Award up for grabs for the month of January will be Best Café! The survey can be found through Visit Oakville’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts or the Visit Oakville website. Access the questionnaire […]

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Cast your vote in the 2019 Visit Oakville Talk of the Town Awards

Calling all Oakville enthusiasts! Visit Oakville is launching the inaugural Talk of the Town Awards in December 2018 to reward local restaurants for excellence in products and services, and we are looking for your expert opinions! We will be releasing a questionnaire over social media each month asking everyone to vote for the business they […]

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Visit Oakville Annual General Meeting

The Board of Visit Oakville is holding its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Join us as we review accomplishments from the past year, and look forward to future plans. Details: Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 Start: 2 p.m. Howard Iron Works Printing Museum 800 Westgate Road Please RSVP by Friday, Nov. 23,  2018 by filling […]

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Oakville Aglow: Where to find the best holiday light shows in town

The nights might be getting darker earlier, but Oakville’s streets are being brought to life with a smattering of spectacular holiday lights! Walk through Oakville’s winter wonderland this November with these three wonderful Christmas tree lighting ceremonies: Downtown Oakville: Sit with Santa, snack on amazing treats and sing along with your favourite carols at Downtown […]

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Colour by Numbers: 5 places to see the leaves change colour in Oakville

It’s that time of year again! The leaves are painting the sky red, orange and yellow, so we’ve put together a list of the best outlooks around Oakville to watch the colours change. Don’t beat around the bush, keep reading to find out more… 1. Sixteen Mile Creek Trail Skyvalley Crescent parking lot (Upper Middle […]

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Picture Perfect: 5 things you need to attend an InstaMeet

Visit Oakville’s September InstaMeet is less than a week away and we have the ultimate guide to help you properly prepare! Never been to an InstaMeet before? Don’t know what an InstaMeet is? Fear not! Take stock of these 5 things you need to attend an InstaMeet and you’ll be a veteran in no time… 1. […]

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Amazing August: 5 ways to send summer out in style

The long hot days of summer will soon come to a close as the crisp air of fall comes tumbling into town. Don’t spend the rest of August moping, celebrate the last days of your summer vacation with these five outstanding Oakville activities: Let’s talk about nature Get away from the busy city and come […]

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Family Fun: Explore Oakville during the 2018 RBC Canadian Open

The 2018 RBC Canadian Open is almost here and we want to make sure you have everything you need to make the week fun for the whole family. Follow these five tips for touring the town during your off hours from golf: 1. Feast on local food With over 200 eateries spotted throughout this lakeshore […]

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