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Visit Oakville Annual General Meeting

The Board of Visit Oakville is holding its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. Join us as we review accomplishments from the past year, and look forward to future plans. Details: Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 Start: 2 p.m. This event will happen virtually. Attendees will be sent a Zoom link in advance. RSVP: 

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Ambassador Takeover: Oakville then and now

By: Karisa Simon As an individual who loves to take pictures, I enjoy digging into the history of the subjects and places that I photograph. Since Oakville is so rich in history, I thought it would be a rewarding project to document “then and now” photos of 10 Oakville historical landmarks, comparing old photos to […]

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Oakville Mayor says patio season is not over yet!

Reposted from The Town of Oakville Restaurants can extend patios into the winter season As part of the town’s commitment to supporting local businesses impacted by COVID-19, the temporary patio program has been extended to December 31, 2020. The extension of this program will allow businesses to continue to provide seating outside, while maintaining physical […]

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Ambassador Blog: Get lost in the pages of these seven books written by Oakville authors

By: Emilie Lapointe There has never been a better time to let your introvert flag fly and curl up indoors with a good book. Through the literary arts, readers can be transported halfway across the world, into fictional worlds or into eras we can only catch glimpses of through written history and recollection. A surprising […]

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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.   Looking for safe ways to support local and have fun with your household? Visit our Best Family Entertainment Talk of […]

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Ambassador Snapshot: History meets food at The King’s Arms

By: Mrinalini Sundar The King’s Arms, located in Downtown Oakville, is not just a great restaurant for some juicy burgers (it won Visit Oakville’s Best Burgers Talk of the Town Award), it also comes with an incredibly interesting past. As someone who is both a history and food enthusiast, I decided to explore The King’s […]

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How to eat your way through Oakville in three days

Reposted from Ontario Culinary Whether you’re looking to indulge in delicious food, find the perfectly Instagrammable plate or expand your culinary palate, Oakville is the ultimate destination for a foodie foray. Escape into indulgence with this three-day culinary lakeside adventure. Note: The suggestions below are based on information available in fall 2020. Please contact businesses directly to […]

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Ambassador Takeover: Stamp your culinary passport in Oakville

By: Emilie Lapointe With so many of this year’s culinary events being cancelled, I have created my own local culinary passport and itinerary to taste some of the many international food offerings Oakville has to offer. Places like Italy and Japan come to mind when thinking of culinary tourism and food destinations, but did you […]

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Ambassador Blog: Enjoying vegetarian fare In Oakville

By: Mrinalini Sundar As a vegetarian, I always look for restaurants that serve some veggie treats. Though going out for a meal can be difficult right now, there’s no better way to support local than buying from restaurants that are closer to home. I already knew my top three vegetarian spots in Oakville, so I […]

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Ambassador Snapshot: Fantastic Oakville takeout

By: Karisa Simon Hola! Are you a self-proclaimed “foodie”?  Has the pandemic halted all your foodie fun? If you answered yes, no need to stress because there are still plenty of ways to satisfy your foodie needs in Oakville. Try ordering some takeout and experiencing a taste of Oakville from home. Oakville’s restaurant scene is […]

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