June 8, 2018

Who says Father’s Day has to be confined to one measly day? Don’t limit the celebration! Show your dad how much you care with a fun and relaxing vacation in Oakville. We’ve put together the perfect itinerary for a fabulous Father’s Day long weekend!

Thursday, June 14:

Summer Series

Come into town on Thursday night for a free movie under the stars. Explore our beautiful downtown lakeshore and historical houses before heading over to cozy Towne Square for a showing of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. All you need are chairs and blankets as popcorn and water will be provided.

Friday, June 15:  

Morning: Sleep in and enjoy the benefits of staying at one of our incredible accommodations. Get ready for an active day because it is Bike Month and Oakville has plenty of events to help you explore the town. Plan your route with our online map and head over to Gears to rent a bike if needed.

Bike Month 2018

Afternoon: Once you’re ‘geared’ up, explore the area and head to Towne Square for our Bike Month outreach event. Show that you’ve cycled to this location and receive amazing prizes while taking in all the natural beauty Oakville has to offer. You can mingle with the locals then take a quick ride over to Kerr Village for lunch at one of their many critically-acclaimed restaurants.

Chris Platt Trio

Evening: Make sure you pack your dancing shoes because downtown Oakville is featuring live music in Towne Square on Friday night as part of their Summer Series. Dance the night away to the smooth jazz, blues and Brazilian influences of the Chris Platt Trio.

Saturday, June 16:

This year the 8th Annual Veterans Salmon Derby will take place in Oakville (Bronte) on Saturday, June 16, 2018.

Morning/Afternoon: Rise and shine! The Veteran’s Salmon Derby is today. Head over to Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park to compete in or watch this incredibly fun event that supports the Toronto Military Family Resource Centre (TMFRC).


Evening: No need to drive around looking for a place to eat at the end of your fun-filled day. Bronte Village has plenty one-of-a-kind eateries to suit your needs. Take in the sights on one of many lakeshore dining patios then head onto the water with Boomer’s Sporting Adventures for a breathtaking view of the sunset.

Sunday, June 17:


Morning: Today is the day!! Start your celebrations off on a full stomach with one of Oakville’s Father’s Day meal deals. Swing to the sounds of jazz at Ricarda’s Jazz Brunch in downtown Oakville, fill up with a hearty brunch at Stoney’s in Kerr Village or indulge in all-day breakfast at El Spero in Bronte Village.

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Secret Gardens of Oakville

Afternoon: Make the most of your last day in town and get lost in the beauty of the Secret Gardens of Oakville. Uncover some of the town’s most beautiful hidden gems with these self-guided tours.


Evening: Head back to the homestead! You’ve had an incredible weekend and it’s time to say to goodbye for now. Just know we’ll always have you back arms open and all!

Interested in making your own itinerary? Take a look at our full list of events to create the perfect personalized vacation.