Oakville Children's Festival

The festival will return to Oakville's Coronation Park on Sunday, July 9, 2017!

Plans are underway for the fourth annual Oakville Children's Festival.

Community organizations and members of the public are encouraged to get involved with this year's festival to help create an interactive arts and culture playground and to introduce children and families to arts and culture in an engaging and interactive way.

The Oakville Children's Festival committee is currently accepting expressions of interest from:

To connect with the festival committee and get involved with this year's festival, email events@oakville.ca.

Questions about the Oakville Children's Festival?

For general inquiries about the Oakville Children's Festival please email events@oakville.ca.

Sponsorship inquiries can be sent to Marg Fraser, Sponsorship Consultant at fraserconsult@rogers.com.

Media inquiries can be sent to Janine Ivings, Marketing Supervisor at janine.ivings@oakville.ca.

Highlights from the 2016 festival

We think that this year’s festival was the biggest and best one yet! We hope you had as much fun as we did. A special thank you goes out to all attendees, sponsors, vendors and volunteers at the 2016 Oakville Children’s Festival.

Oakville’s beautiful Coronation Park was once again transformed into an arts and culture playground for kids of all ages and abilities at the 2016 Oakville Children’s Festival. This year’s line-up featured performances by Lisa Loeb , Sing Along Tim and the Pacifiers, Big Nazo Creature Show, TUDS Oakville Urban Dance Battle featuring Gadfly Dance, and CORPUS’ Camping Royale. Additional shows included Team T & J, Fiddlefire, and Magicians Mike D’Urzo and Ray Chance.

The festival also encouraged inspiration and learning throughout the park through hands-on building and art activities, dance and music lessons, interactive shows, City Parent Fun Zone and Scavenger Hunt, skateboard ramp, face painting, vintage fire truck, seed plantings, robotics, Oakville Hydro bucket rides, and more!

2016 food features included the Kinsmen Club of Oakville BBQ lunch, as well as popular food trucks Born2Eat, Dairy Kings, Gotham Grill, Kona IceGreen Machine Smoothies, Ice Cream 4U, Luchador Gourmet Streatery, Meltdown Cheesery, The Mighty Cob, and Tim Hortons. Interested in becoming a 2017 festival vendor? Email events@oakville.ca

The Town of Oakville would also like to thank this year’s activities and interactive shows: Addison Music, Air Riderz, Aiza’s Teddy Bear Foundation, archery district, badminton, Bricks 4 Kidz, Brockton Collective screen printing workshop, Bubble Soccer, Burlington Blast Ringette, City Parent Fun Zone, Crack Pot Studio, Dairy Farmers of Canada featuring Mooonica the Cow, face painting, Grace AcademyHalton Multicultural Connections, Halton Green Screens craft-seedling project, Halton Region Public HealthLights, Camera, Action, Educate, Classical Martial Arts Centre, Paint a Piano and play with Merriam Music, Monkeynastix, Oakville Fire Education Station and vintage fire truck, Oakville Chinese Network, Oakville GalleriesOakville Museum, Oakville Parent-Child Centre, Oakville Public LibraryOakville Thunder beach volleyball, Oakville Soccer ClubOakville Suzuki, Professional Engineers of Ontario, Safari ScienceSt. Mildred's-Lightbourn School RoboticsYMCA of Oakville skateboard ramp, and more! Interested in participating in next year’s festival? Email events@oakville.ca.

Missed the 2016 festival?

Check out our Facebook page and YouTube channel for Oakville Children’s Festival photos.

2017 Festival Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Town of Oakville logo.

Community Sponsor

City Parent

Knowledge First Financial

Festival Partners

SOCAN Foundation

Creative Marketing Resources