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Events 2015


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A Taste of Oakville

January 26- February 12, 2015

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For the first time this year restaurants from across Oakville have combined for A Taste of Oakville.and promises to be a culinary treat. Discover the fabulous restaurants that Oakville has to offer.

This year A Taste of Oakville features 26 of Oakville’s best restaurants offering signature prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus. With prix-fixe menus that offer amazing value and vast culinary selection, your taste-buds can travel the world without leaving Oakville.

BRU          Coach & Four       Colossus          Corks          Coriander Green         

Cuba's Restaurant          De Stefano's Ristorante           Yolanda's Spuntino Casa          Fin Izakaya

Gingerman Social Eatery          Jonathans          La Parisienne Creperie          Maluca

Maria Bonita          The Mermaid & The Oyster          Ristorante Julia          Nino's

Paradiso          Piazza Bistro          Salvatore's of Oakville           Seasons         

Thai Senses          The Works          The Crepe Kitchen          EE Sushi          Zara's by the Lake


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Wagon Rides with Santa & Carolers in Downtown Oakville

Saturdays & Sundays November 29 - December 21, 2014


Whether you're finishing your Christmas shopping, preparing your home and self for the holidays, picking up a treat for a host, or out dining and celebrating the season, you can enjoy crossing off your holiday 'to-do list' in Downtown Oakville, with wagon rides with Santa throughout the Downtown (pick up in Towne Square) and the melodic sounds of carollers!

Santa in the Square

Saturday, November 29, 2014


Share your Christmas wishlist and get your photo taken with Santa in the magical setting of Towne Square, with it's beautiful Christmas tree, music, holiday treats and more for all ages to enjoy!

Photos available free to all.  We are accepting donations to a local charity or unwrapped gift for CHCH Christmas Toy Drive

Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, November 14, 2014


(Tree lit at approximately 7:30pm)

Kick off the Christmas season and create magical memories for your little ones in Downtown Oakville’s Towne Square at the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! Enjoy incredible entertainment, caroling, Santa, treats, and of course the lighting of the beautiful tree.

Evening will begin with incredible music from Merriam School of Music students - be prepared to be blown away by the talent of these 8-16 year olds!  Then join in for a group carolling session, before welcoming Santa and lighting the tree!  Wrap up the great evening with more talented vocalists and musicians amidst the beautiful twinkle of the Christmas Tree lights!





Oakville Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, November 15, 2014


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Please note: This is not a BIA event



Friday, October 31, 2014


Calling all Trick-or-Treater’s!  Come on down to Downtown Oakville’s Towne Square and show us your best costume!  Start off visiting with Oakville’s Fire Department, snap a photo in our photo site and get a ‘balloon pet’, then hit the town to gather fantastic treats (never tricks!) from our many merchants – they can’t wait to see you again this year!  There’s even treats for the grown-ups!  Enjoy the rest of your day with shopping, dining, and our many services.

Please join us this Friday, October 10th at 8:00pm for Ghostbusters

FREE outdoor movie screenings in Towne Square, with hot Crepe Kitchen crepes, Piazza Bistro family pizza & pop deal and more!

But wait... there's more!


All movies are PG rated and enjoyable for every age! 

We recommend you bring a chair and blanket for the most comfortable viewing experience.

* Ghostbusters portrayal only, not actors from film


 Thank you to our sponsors for your generous support!                                  Presented in partnership with


For over 20 years, the Jazz Festivalprovides an amazing weekend for the entire family. Enjoy outdoor patios, great shopping fine dining and excellent entertainment! This FREE event showcases over a dozen bands on several stages throughout the downtown, including our annual Youth in the Spotlight series.  It’s a great way to enjoy music together as a family.  

For preview of the 2014 Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival schedule, click here



Friday, July 18, 2014

6pm-Midnight: Enjoy Oakville’s largest retail event of the year! Featuring food, live music, entertainment and lots of community spirit. With over 6 blocks of family-friendly entertainment and incredible deals available right through to midnight, this is a great street fest for the whole family!  Shop, dine and enjoy all that downtown Oakville has to offer. 





Downtown Oakville will be hosting the 41st annual Sidewalk Sale!

June 19-22, 2014

With the most incredible finds, musical street performers, and delectable treats and plates, you won't want to be at the cottage this weekend!!

Treat yourself to a beautiful day with friends and family and take advantage of great sales and six blocks of fantastic shopping, dining and pampering.




February 19th - March 4th

Discover the fabulous restaurants of Downtown Oakville during the 2014 “Taste of Downtown Oakville!”

This year ‘Taste’ features 15 of our restaurants offering signature prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus. Experience the world through food; authentic Italian, Indian, South African, French, Mexican and much more.

Don’t hibernate this winter, come to Downtown Oakville and celebrate diverse cuisine at some of the finest restaurants in the GTA!

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                                        Thank you to the restaurants participating in the Taste of Downtown Oakville!




RBC Skate in the Square Event


February 7, 2014


Celebrate the opening of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games with us at the rink and celebrate being Canadian in the open air of Towne Square and enjoy the ceremony with the businesses of Downtown Oakville!

Stop by RBC’s tent during the celebration: RBC Bronze winning Olympian and community ambassador Mark Oldershaw will be on hand to meet fans, Leo the Lion will be handing out hot chocolate and enter for your chance to win a signed Steven Stamkos jersey.


Enjoy FREE skating 7 days a week, 8:00am-10:00pm, December 20, 2013 to March 31, 2014, in Towne Square

Synthetic ice surface - join us no matter the weather! 

Sharp skates recommended.  Children must be supervised by guardian at all times.  Hockey not permitted.  Rink usage undertaken at own risk.  Helmets recommended.


Thank you to the businesses of Downtown Oakville and the generous suppport of




















January 4, 2014


In celebration of the opening of the rink we welcome you and your family to our Grand Opening celebration.  With live music, family entertainment, skating demonstrations, rink-side treats, official ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Burton and special guests, it will be a fun day for the whole family and a great way to round out the holidays before school resumes.



December 20, 2013

7:00am– 11:00am

Join us for a skating party to celebrate the start of the new rink.  Meet RBC Olympian Becky Keller-Duke, enjoy live music, skating demonstrations, and delicious treats.  Demo skates available in select sizes, first come first serve.  


Also, later that afternoon come by the rink for an opportunity to meet Toronto Maple Leaf goalie Jonathan Bernier from 2:00pm – 3:00pm