May 4, 2023
Spring has sprung in Oakville, and there are plenty of entertaining events to get you into the springtime mood! From appreciating Mom this Mother’s Day, attending a musical extravaganza, or admiring Bronte’s beautiful birds, there is an event for everyone to enjoy. Check out our list below and make some May memories in Oakville.
Shop ’til You Drop at Film.ca’s Spring Market
Film.ca Cinemas, located at 171 Speers Road, is not only offering you an immersive cinematic experience but also an opportunity to shop locally and support small businesses. On May 8, Film.ca Cinemas will host a Spring Market event featuring local vendors with various handmade products such as artisanal soaps and unique jewelry. The event promises to be a fun-filled day of shopping, tasty treats, and of course, movie magic.
Attend a Magical Musical Performance
Oakville Orchestra is set to present Maestro’s Choice, a musical extravaganza curated by their new music director, Maestro Guggenheim. Brace yourself for an epic journey of melodies and rhythms as seasoned musicians take over the stage on May 6 and May 7. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to witness the magic of live symphony orchestration with Oakville Orchestra’s Maestro’s Choice. Purchase your tickets here!
Make Mother’s Day Memories in Oakville
Calling all mamas! Looking for a fun and meaningful way to celebrate motherhood this May? Look no further than Mamis&co’s launch event at Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre on May 6th. Not only will you get to connect with other moms, but you can bring your little ones along, too, for a day the whole family will enjoy. Be sure to reserve your spot here!
Two Great Loves: Mom & Butter Tarts
Treat your mom to a mouth-watering delight this Mother’s Day at Oakville Place’s Butter Tart Market on May 13th. Enjoy delicious, locally-made butter tarts, then head indoors and take a stroll through the mall to find Mom that perfect something. Bring your appetite and that special lady, and spend the day celebrating two great loves – mom and butter tarts!
Free Blooms on Mother’s Day
Fiori and Moon Flowers have partnered to delivery something special this Mother’s Day. Blue Belle Flower Truck will be parked in Towne Square, 94 George St, on May 14th. Stop by and select a beautiful – and FREE – bouquet for that special woman in your life.
Spring is for the Birds in Bronte
Basics to Birding Walk and Workshop – Join Oakville Green on May 6 at the Butterfly Gazebo in Bronte Harbour as they partner with the Bronte BIA to explore Oakville’s local hotspots for bird activity.
Whether you’re a beginner seeking to identify new species, or a seasoned birder wanting to expand your knowledge, this event will provide tips and tricks for spotting our feathered friends. And if you don’t have binoculars, fear not, as they’ll have loaners available so that you won’t miss a thing!
Create Your Own Soap and Body Butter
The Mindful Art of Artisan Soap & Body Butter Bar workshop is a great opportunity to learn a new skill while indulging in some self-care. These workshops, which take place on Saturday, May 13 & 27, at 251 Lakeshore Rd E, teach participants the art of making artisan luscious soap and body butter bars using botanical extracts grown in the urban garden of Oakville. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn a new skill and indulge in some self-care!
Enjoy A Colourful Art Show
If you’re looking for a fun and colourful event to attend, don’t miss the Waterside Art Group Art Show and Sale from May 26th to May 28th, 2023. Taking place at The Studio at Gairloch Gardens, located at 1302 Lakeshore Rd E, this art show features the works of 20 Oakville artists who specialize in a variety of mediums. The exhibition, titled “Colour Crush,” is a celebration of the joy of colour, and the beautiful location within Gairloch Gardens adds to the ambiance. Admission is free, and there’s free parking available in the lot off Lakeshore Road. Proceeds from the sale will go to the Lighthouse for Grieving Children and Families, making it a great way to support a worthy cause while enjoying beautiful art.
Whether you’re interested in learning a new skill, admiring beautiful art, or simply enjoying the great outdoors, Oakville has something for you this Spring. Grab your friends and family and get ready to make some memories this May. We can’t wait to see you!