August 21, 2017
The month of September brings with it many changes: Students return to school. The weather starts to cool down. Even the leaves change colour.
But one thing that never changes is Oakville’s vibrant culture. That energy will be on full display next month with exciting events sure to impress visitors of all ages and interests. Read on for a list of highlights.
Kerrfest & Oakville Car Show (Sept. 8-9)
Music, activities and more return to Kerr Village for the 4th annual Kerrfest. Featuring Canadian rock icons Loverboy and David Wilcox, the event will showcase a collection of Canadian musical talents. Attendees can also ride the trackless train shuttle, enjoy a sidewalk sale featuring local vendors and much more!
And car lovers won’t want to miss the neighbouring Oakville Car Show on Sept. 9, featuring models from the early 1900s, 2017 and everything in between. Be sure to take part in the electric vehicle test drive program while you’re there!
West End Jazz Series: Alex Pangman (Sept. 14)
Jazz lovers won’t want to miss a night of swinging sounds with the West End Jazz Series at the Bronte Harbour Banquet Centre. The fourth concert in this highly successful program features JUNO-nominated Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats. Pangman, often called “Canada’s Sweetheart of Swing,” is sure to deliver a powerful performance that will impress any music lover.
British Car Day (Sept. 17)
Auto enthusiasts, rejoice! Over 1,000 British cars will be on display in Bronte Creek Provincial Park on Sept. 17. Showcasing vintage, classic and current British cars and motorcycles, British Car Day is the largest one-day, all-British car event in North America. It’s a definite must for any automotive aficionado.
Harvest Festival (Sept. 23-24)
As autumn arrives, embrace the seasonal shift with a visit to Bronte Creek Provincial Park’s Harvest Festival. The two-day event includes historical demonstrations, interactive activities, wagon rides and more. Whether you come for the pony rides, pumpkin carving, farmhouse tours or any of the other exciting activities being offered, you’re sure to have a great time in the great outdoors!
Culture Days (Sept. 29-Oct. 1)
As September comes to a close, make sure to take advantage of the Culture Days activities being offered here in Oakville. Featuring live music, art workshops, dance demonstrations and more, this weekend-long event also showcases a number of creative people in the community, from artists to curators to heritage experts. Don’t miss this chance to experience the abundance of culture Oakville has to offer.
The summer may almost be over, but the excitement never stops in Oakville. Come by and see for yourself!
For a full list of Oakville events, click here.