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Supporting Oakville hotels safely: Now and through recovery

    COVID-19 has disrupted many industries since landing on Canadian soil in early 2020, including our local accommodations sector. Hotels in Oakville have been suffering from the loss of tourism since March, and it appears that recovery will be slow when it does start. According to a Destination Canada report, it is estimated that […]

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Thank you for supporting local in Downtown Oakville!

Reposted from Downtown Oakville 2020 was an extremely tough year for us all. it affected our health, our community and all of the businesses that make up Oakville. But despite the adversities put before us, our community preserved and made sure that despite everything, the Christmas cheer could not be taken from our town. For […]

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Register for Taste of Oakville today!

On behalf of Visit Oakville and the Downtown, Kerr Village and Bronte Village BIAs, we are happy to announce that A Taste of Oakville will be held February 15 to March 6, 2021 and for the first time will be town wide! We are putting the call out to local restaurants to sign up now […]

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Safe Stays in Oakville

Oakville accommodations are working diligently to provide safe, clean and comfortable stays for those who are in need of lodging during this time. Frontline workers needing to isolate from loved ones and residents needing to quarantine following essential travel will find a variety of room options at Oakville’s finest hotels. Most properties are offering reduced rates […]

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Downtown Oakville’s Hometown Holiday Experience

Reposted from Downtown Oakville It’s official. Downtown Oakville’s vibrant core is bustling once again. And there’s not better time than now to explore all the enhancements of its recent construction project. With travel halted due to COVID-19, many are spending the holidays right here at home – in Oakville. This holiday season, take advantage of […]

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Support local safely this holiday season

We know that the holiday season may be a little different this year. While this is an adjustment for everyone, we want to encourage residents to make the most of it while exploring and supporting local.  Keep reading for more information about how you can enjoy your winter holiday safely at home.  Shop online Looking […]

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Recharge with a one-day wellness staycation in Oakville

We know that this winter is probably going to be more stressful than most. You don’t need a tropical escape to ease all that tension! Follow along with our one-day wellness staycation in Oakville for the best tips and tricks for relieving your winter woes. Note: The suggestions below are based on information available in […]

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Become a tourist in your own town with this two-day Oakville outdoor itinerary

There is no better time to become a tourist in your own town by exploring the outdoors! Oakville is a playground for those looking to take up a new winter sport, frolic through snow-capped sights and enjoy a lakeside holiday. Follow along with this two-day itinerary and learn more about your own town this winter.   […]

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Dove + Arrow wins Best Local Shopping Talk of the Town Award

Note: Each business listed below has made changes and is 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.   Look no further for your holiday gifting needs, because Dove + Arrow has won the Best Local Shopping Talk of […]

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Ambassador Blog: A goodbye note to Oakville by Mrinalini

By: Mrinalini Sundar For someone who moved to Canada one-and-a-half-years ago, exploring every nook and cranny of Ontario was my first mission. When Visit Oakville fell into my lap, I felt incredibly lucky. To be able to explore the quaint little boutiques, the bright patios and the sunny outdoors – what’s not to love about […]

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