Plan an event in Oakville

Each year the Town of Oakville’s recreation facilities, parks and open spaces are home to hundreds of community events. These events enrich the community spirit and vibrancy of living in and exploring Oakville and include many different competitions, festivals, film productions parades, picnics, races, sidewalk sales, theatrical performances, tournaments, and walkathons.

The Town of Oakville offers many amenities, facilities, opportunities and resources to special events in our community. Whether you are a resident or local community group, sports organization, charity or business, the Town of Oakville welcomes you to host your next event with us.

To help guide your event planning process please review the information below about the town’s facilities, booking timelines, rates and fees, necessary permits, available resources and helpful links.

More information about planning an event in Oakville can also be found in the Special Events User Guide (pdf, 1.7 MB). We recommend you download and review the entire guide prior to proceeding with a special event request. To book a special event, complete and submit a Special Events/Tournament request form (pdf, 60 kB).

For more information about the recreation facilities, parks and open spaces available for use for special events, visit the Facilities Rentals page.

Depending on the nature, size and scope of the event you are planning, additional permits, letters and approvals may be required. Open the quick reference permit information chart (pdf, 54 kB) to help you identify if your event will require these additional items. This information can also be found by clicking on the first heading below.

Interested in volunteering for upcoming town events? Visit the Volunteer Opportunities page or email events@oakville.ca.