Oakville News

Win a $100 gift card during our Downtown Oakville Revitalization Giveaway!

Visit Downtown Oakville this month for the summer shopping spree of your dreams! Visit Oakville wants to help support local businesses during the Lakeshore Road revitalization, so we will be running a giveaway for one $100 gift card to a Downtown Oakville business of choice! Simply find our ambassadors (pictured above) under the Visit Oakville tent in […]

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Sustainable Shopping: 6 consignment stores to explore in Oakville

Shopping consignment is a very effective way to reduce waste from the fashion industry and Oakville is one of the best places to find stylish, sustainable and super affordable options.  Put on your comfy shoes and bring your reusable bags to Oakville’s six best second-hand stores where you can find gently-used high-end items at a […]

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“Best Wings” announced as September 2019 Talk of the Town Awards category

Help us establish a “pecking” order ahead of September’s Chicken Month and cast a vote for the Best Wings Talk of the Town Award!  The Best Wings Talk of the Town Award survey can be found through Visit Oakville’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts or the Visit Oakville website. You can access the questionnaire from […]

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Dar Nabati wins the 2019 Best Vegan Menu Talk of the Town Award

“Herb” your enthusiasm for healthy eating this month and “turnip” the flavour at Best Vegan Menu Talk of the Town Award-winner, Dar Nabati!  Make your own meal at this Downtown Oakville cafe by pairing a pita, greens, quinoa or rice and lentils with options like the Halloumi Cheeze Sandwich, Tofu Souvlaki or the Cauliflower Wings […]

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Outdoor Eating: Oakville’s 7 perfect picnic perches

July is picnic month, so grab your baskets and visit Oakville for a lovely lakeside lunch!  Keep reading for an inside look at the seven best local spots for a mid-day picnic party: 1. Lions Valley Park Looking for a place to host the whole family? Lions Valley Park has two designated picnic areas that […]

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“Best Vegan Menu” announced as August 2019 Talk of the Town Awards category

Help us stay happy and healthy this month by casting a vote for the Best Vegan Menu Talk of the Town Award!  The Best Vegan Menu Talk of the Town Award survey can be found through Visit Oakville’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts or the Visit Oakville website. You can access the questionnaire from any […]

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ASTA Dough wins the 2019 Best Desserts Talk of the Town Award

Spend this summer indulging your sweet side at Best Desserts Talk of the Town Award-winner, ASTA Dough! This new addition to Kerr Village has been in high demand as cookie monsters everywhere flock for a taste of their edible cookie dough. Fiend on this forbidden childhood treat with flavours like s’mores, rosewater and white chocolate, […]

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Cheat Codes: Ultimate guide to Oakville’s Ribfest and Willson Oakville Film Festival weekend

Itching for a little travel this summer? Foodie and film fiends won’t have to look any further than Oakville’s jam-packed June 20-23 weekend! The Oakville Willson Film Festival and the Oakville Family Ribfest will be taking over the town, spotlighting internationally-renowned films and food. With so much going on, we’ve created the ultimate checklist to […]

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“Best Desserts” announced as July 2019 Talk of the Town Awards category

The next Talk of the Town Awards category will be “Best Desserts”, so start saving room now and let us know which local restaurant has your favourite sweet treats! The Best Desserts Talk of the Town Award survey can be found through Visit Oakville’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts or the Visit Oakville website. You […]

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Tourism Week signals time of growth for Visit Oakville

As Tourism Week in Canada kicks off May 26, Visit Oakville will be celebrating a new era of growth and prosperity in Oakville’s tourism industry. Visit Oakville is an incorporated non-profit destination management organization (DMO) that is operated through a board of directors comprised of local tourism stakeholders like town councillors, B.I.A. directors and hoteliers. […]

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