Summer Cultural Connection

Image of fresh produce with FirstOntario logo on top.Downtown Oakville comes alive this summer with Oakville’s Summer Cultural Connection!

June 3 to October 28

Starting June 3, Downtown Oakville comes alive for the third summer in a row thanks to Oakville’s Summer Cultural Connection presented by FirstOntario Credit Union!

Hosted to support the advancement and development of cultural programming in Downtown Oakville, Oakville’s Summer Cultural Connection features a weekly Oakville Farmers' Market on Saturdays complemented by special events, community group information booths, and activities.

Farmers' Market starts June 3 bringing fresh, local produce to Downtown Oakville!

Make sure to drop by the Oakville Farmers' Market between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Saturday starting June 3 until October 28 to take home fresh, locally-grown, seasonal fruits, vegetables and delicacies!

Produce selection will change weekly to ensure seasonal produce is available. The market, located on George Street between Lakeshore Road and Church Street, will take place each week rain or shine.


International Yoga Day Yogathon!

June 21

Calling all yogis! Celebrate the longest day of the year with FREE yoga instruction facilitated by a selection of the town’s most popular yoga studios! Sessions start every hour on the hour at three locations throughout Oakville:

  • Isaac Park
  • West Oak Trails Park
  • Towne Square

Please note: First session starts at 5 p.m., last session at 8 p.m. Participating yoga studios to be confirmed.


Play Me a Movie

July 20

Bring your own lawn chair and/or blanket, grab some popcorn and get ready for a classic movie under the stars with family and friends! In partnership with Oakville Museum, you'll enjoy a free screening of a silent movie at Erchless Estate with live musical accompaniment provided by professional Hamilton-based musician Robert Bruce.

Come early to reserve a spot! This event takes place from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., movie begins at dusk.

Please note: In the event of inclement weather, this event will take place at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Be sure to check back here for updates!


Paint Your Park

Every Tuesday and Thursday in August

After the very successful “Paint Your Lake” event in 2016, we're back with Paint Your Park! Enjoy more locations and more opportunities to experience the beautiful scenery that Oakville has to offer. Join us, from 4 to 8 p.m., for the following dates and locations:

  • August 8 – Towne Square
  • August 10 – Glenashton Park
  • August 15 – Isaac Park
  • August 17 – Coronation Park
  • August 22 – Pine Glen Park
  • August 24 – Bronte Heritage Park

Participants will be given a canvas and painting supplies to create something unique. All ages and talent levels welcome!