January 16, 2019

We are one week away from all the food-filled festivities taking over Downtown Oakville and Bronte Village during A Taste of Oakville! While your journey will be consumed with magnificent meals and subsequent naps, these two neighbourhoods have so much more to offer for those willing to discover…

1. Shop ’till you drop

Downtown Oakville

Splurge on shopping and peruse through Downtown Oakville’s six blocks of spectacular storefronts. You’ll find one-of-a-kind green beauty products, designer brands, specialty foods and so much more.

Click here for a full list of local stores.

2. Stretch out your legs

Bronte Village

Snap out of your food frenzy with a crisp lakeside walk through Bronte Village’s Heritage Waterfront Park and Bronte Beach Park. Snap pictures of the beautiful skyline, breathe in the fresh Lake Ontario air and explore all the natural wonders this historic neighbourhood has to offer.

Click here to explore Oakville’s parks, trails and gardens.

3. Step back in time

Decade Dolls

Attend a history lesson in Downtown Oakville at the Oakville Museum! With multiple educational exhibits located throughout this beautifully restored historic home, this museum is the perfect way to immerse yourself in local lore.

Click here for a list of the Oakville Museum’s current exhibits.

4. Invest in adventure

Hopedale Bowl

If you’re looking for something more action-oriented, all you have to do is head into Bronte Village. Spend your downtime playing laser tag, bowling with the family or even trying to solve puzzles in an escape room.

Click here to read more about Oakville’s entertainment and leisure opportunities.

5. Get dramatic


Interested in the arts? The Oakville Centre is the perfect respite from a busy day, as it plays host to a variety of amazing productions, authors and musicians throughout the season. You can catch a show for an affordable price or take in the latest exhibit at the Oakville Galleries Centennial Square location for free!

Click here to learn more about upcoming performances at the Oakville Centre.

6. Raise a glass to a successful trip

Bronte is home to many unique establishments that will welcome you in for a nightcap before you head off for some much-needed rest! Peruse through wine lists or dance along to live music at one of these late night destinations.

No matter what your preference, get your “fill” of fantastic food and amazing adventure at this incredible culinary event!

Click here to learn more about prices and featured restaurants at A Taste of Oakville 2019.