The Premier of Ontario has declared a province-wide state of emergency and issued a stay-at-home order in response to rising COVID-19 variant infection rates.
Oakville has many beautiful parks and gardens that provide the perfect backdrop for your professional or commercial photography. Some parks and facilities require a permit for formal photo shoots on municipal property.
Please review the list of parks that require a permit below. Clients are encouraged to visit all prospective photography sites prior to requesting permits and scheduling photo shoots. Waterfront flooding may impact the availability of sites. Remember to follow directions of current COVID-19 Provincial Emergency Orders such as limiting group sizes to 10 or less and practicing physical distancing.
Historic gardens that overlook Oakville Harbour and feature a rock garden and 10,000 annuals on display between June and September. Perennials reflect the 1920s period.
Extensive rose gardens and 15,000 annuals that bloom between June and September.
Apply for a photography in parks permit.
Nottinghill Park and Shell Park are destination parks that do not require permits. Nottinghill Park has four perennial flower beds in bloom from April to October including an ornamental grass collection and 7,500 annuals. Shell Park has more than 500 blooming roses between June and September and 10,000 annuals in flower from May to September.