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“Best Sandwich” announced as next Talk of the Town Awards category

We’re spilling the B.L.”tea” and letting you know that our next Talk of the Town Awards category will be “Best Sandwich”!  The Best Sandwich Talk of the Town Award survey can be found through Visit Oakville’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts or the Visit Oakville website. You can access the questionnaire from any of these […]

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The Flavour Fox wins Best Ice Cream Talk of the Town Award

Note: Each business listed below has made changes and are taking precautions to ensure customer and employee safety during this time. Please contact the businesses directly to confirm up-to-date products, offers, hours and safety procedures.   Escape the summer heat and take a little “sundae” stroll to our Best Ice Cream Talk of the Town Award-winner, […]

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From Townie to Tourist: Your guide to exploring Oakville as we reopen

We know that recent travel restrictions have limited many of your vacations, but there is no better way to experience the rush of exploring a new place than becoming a tourist in your own backyard!  Whether you’re a resident of Oakville or visiting from one of our surrounding regions, local hotels, businesses and attractions are […]

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Escape to nature in Oakville

Tired of feeling cooped up in the same place day after day? Oakville’s natural spaces are opening up and ready to welcome back residents and visitors alike.  Get out of the house and reintroduce yourself to the outdoors with this weekend of adventure.  Note: The suggestions below are based on information available on the publishing […]

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Plan a romantic staycation in Oakville

Whether you’re just trying to get out of the apartment, escape the kids or reunite with the one you love, Oakville is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway.  Get back to basics and escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with a little R&R staycation in our lovely lakeside town.  Note: The […]

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Explore Oakville with your family circle this summer

Summer might look a bit different this year, but you can still take advantage of the kids’ time off from school in Oakville!  Whether you live in town or are planning to visit from a neighbouring region, get your family circle out of the house and into a new environment with this safe weekend getaway.  […]

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The 2020 Talk of the Town Awards return with the category “Best Ice Cream”

We “gelat”-know that you’re all looking for a cool treat this summer, so taste test some local favourites and cast your vote for the Best Ice Cream Talk of the Town Award!  The Best Ice Cream Talk of the Town Award survey can be found through Visit Oakville’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts or the […]

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Province announces $450,000 to drive Halton tourism and support the Burlington Sound of Music Festival

Reposted from the Oakville Beaver The Province of Ontario has announced that Halton Region will receive $450,000 to drive local tourism as it rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic. Ontario’s Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries Lisa MacLeod discussed the funding and the impact COVID-19 has had on tourism during a press conference at […]

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Oakville Economic Task Force launches support local marketing campaign

Reposted from Town of Oakville The Oakville Economic Task Force has launched a community-wide, support local marketing campaign, coordinated in partnership with Oakville’s Business Improvement Areas, the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, Visit Oakville, and the Town of Oakville’s Economic Development department. “Oakville businesses are ready to welcome residents back with new safety protocols to keep staff […]

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The Visit Oakville Talk of the Town Awards to return July 8, 2020

The Visit Oakville Talk of the Town Awards are making a return!  We pressed pause in April while everyone adjusted to the new normal, but now we’re bringing the Talk of the Town Awards back as a way to celebrate the tourism businesses still working hard to serve our community. We will announce one or two […]

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