November 13, 2019
Escape to a winter wonderland in Oakville this year and soak in the charm of Oakville during the holidays!
Tailor your vacation from our can’t-miss list or download our winter itinerary checklist below and see how much you can experience.
Make Oakville home for the holidays:
- Light up your night with Oakville’s spectacular tree lighting ceremonies in Downtown Oakville, Bronte Village and Kerr Village.
- Get the authentic holiday market experience at one of Oakville’s local pop-ups.
- March alongside Santa and his helpers at the Oakville Santa Claus Parade.
- Experience Christmas like a Victorian at Bronte Creek Provincial Park.
New year, new adventures:
- Take part in a timeless Oakville tradition by taking the plunge into Lake Ontario at the Courage Polar Bear Dip.
- Howl in the new decade with the coyotes at Bronte Creek Provincial Park.
- Start 2020 off with a walk in fresh snow at Bronte Creek Provincial Park’s #FirstDayHike.
Explore local lore during Black History Month:
- Visit the Oakville Museum and delve into local Black History with their permanent exhibits Freedom, Opportunity and Family: Oakville’s Black History and The Underground Railroad: Next Stop Freedom.
- Celebrate the cultural history of basketball at the Black History Month Basketball Showcase.
- Sing, dance and become inspired at the Black History Month Kick-off Celebration!
- Settle in for a movie at Sheridan College's screening of Ninth Floor, a documentary about the Sir George Williams Riot in 1969.
- Break out of your creative comfort zone at the Art Hive Open Studio.
- Tour through the African Canadian Art Exhibit Our Journey at Oakville Town Hall.
Embrace winter sports:
- Tour through Oakville’s 11 outdoor skating rinks and explore the town by blade.
- Get out for the early morning sunrise and try your hand at cross country skiing through Bronte Creek Provincial Park.
- Take in a game at Oakville’s beautiful Sixteen Mile Sports Complex during the Richard Bell Memorial Tournament or the Frank Sabatino Memorial Tournament.
Raise the curtain on a dramatic winter:
- Take in one of three Tony Award-winning musicals being staged by Theatre Sheridan:
- Catch Canadian collaborations at the Oakville Centre:
Book your romantic Valentines Day at Visit Oakville’s Top 5 Talk of the Town Best Fine Dining locations
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