Oakville Children's Festival

Spend the day with us!

Sunday, July 10, 2016
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (park opens at 9 a.m.)
Coronation Park, 1426 Lakeshore Road West map

Free bike parking is available on-site or take the free shuttle (details below). Festival admission is free and the event will take place rain or shine.

Main Stage Performances

“Turn the radio on, turn the radio up” because Lisa Loeb will be “singing her songs” at the third annual Oakville Children’s Festival on Sunday, July 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Coronation Park. Festival guests can expect fun and catchy tunes, as well as a few 90s classics from the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter turned children’s performer.

Sing Along Tim and the Pacifiers at 10 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Lisa Loeb at noon & 2:45 p.m.
Big Nazo Creature Show at 2 p.m. & 3:45 p.m.

South Stage Performances

Team T & J at 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Magicians Ray Chance and Mike D’Urzo at 1 p.m.
FiddleFire at 2 p.m.

South-East Stage Performances

Shows take place on the grass field, east of the south stage.

Oakville Public Library Storytimes at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.
TUDS Oakville Urban Dance Battle featuring Gadfly Dance at 1:30 p.m.

Other Performances

CORPUS’ Camping Royale at 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Shows take place on the grass field, east of the front entrance.

Oakville Arts Council Plein Air Artists
Locations throughout the park.

City Parent Scavenger Hunt

Choose your own adventure! Join the Town of Oakville and City Parent on a fun and interactive scavenger hunt. Find new friends and search for checkpoints using the scavenger hunt clues. Pick up your map at the City Parent booth. Complete the hunt and win a cool prize!

Also Featuring

Exciting opportunities for inspiration and learning will continue throughout the park with hands-on building and art activities, and interactive shows including: 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!

Food Vendors

Pack a picnic lunch or enjoy this year’s food features including the Kinsmen Club of Oakville BBQ lunch, plus some the GTA’s most 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.

Oakville Transit Shuttle Service

Residents and out-of-town guests are encouraged to take the free Oakville Transit shuttle service. Service from Bronte GO Station (west-end bus loop) begins at 9:30 a.m. with buses operating approximately every five minutes to and from the festival. The last shuttle leaves Coronation Park at 5 p.m. All festival events to end by 4 p.m.

No parking available on site

There is no parking inside Coronation Park on July 10 for the Oakville Children’s Festival and on-street parking is extremely limited. Visitors are encouraged to take Oakville Transit and the free festival shuttle to the park. On-site parking for regular users of the park will also be unavailable on July 10
from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Large crowds, noise, heat and excitement can be an unsafe environment for your pet. Visitors to the Oakville Children’s Festival are encouraged to leave their pets at home.


The Town of Oakville is committed to providing smoke-free outdoor spaces where kids play. In 2012, the Town of Oakville banned smoking within nine metres of all town-owned parks, playgrounds, splash pads, tennis courts, basketball courts, skateboard parks and playing fields.

Festival Tips for Parents!

Missed the 2015 festival?

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

Questions about the Oakville Children's Festival?

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

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

2016 Festival Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Town of Oakville logo.

Community Sponsor

City Parent

First Ontario Credit Union

Knowledge First Financial

Whole Foods Market logo.

Festival Partners

SOCAN Foundation

Creative Marketing Resources

Pizza Pienza

Brockton Collective

SB Simpson Industrial Supplies.