Summer Cultural Connection

Oakville will come alive again this summer with Summer Cultural Connection from June 2 to October 6, 2018!

FirstOntario Credit Union presents Oakville's Summer Cultural Connection

Supporting the advancement and development of cultural programming in Downtown Oakville, Oakville’s Summer Cultural Connection features a weekly Farmers Market on Saturdays complemented by special events, community group information booths, and activities. Now celebrating our fourth season.

FirstOntario Credit Union

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Farmers Market brings fresh, local produce to Downtown Oakville

The market will take place rain or shine and is always filled with local residents taking home fresh, locally-grown, seasonal fruits, vegetables and delicacies! We look forward to welcoming back our vendors!

The market runs every Saturday from June 2 until October 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on George Street at Lakeshore Road in Downtown Oakville.

Summer Pop-up Events

August: Peace by Piece Origami Series

Get creative in Oakville and be a part of our exciting 1000 Cranes Origami Project this summer! Fold a masterpiece or two at Peace by Piece, an outdoor origami event that invites the community to learn a Japanese tradition and get creative outdoors. Return one of your cranes at the end of the evening to be featured in our 1000 cranes installation on International Day of Peace on Friday, September 21, 2018.

This event is for all ages, weather permitting. Origami paper provided, while supplies last.

Dates and Park Locations:

  • Wednesday, August 8: Westwood Park, 4-8 p.m. (Cancelled due to weather. Rescheduled.)
  • Friday, August 10: Millbank Park, 4-8 p.m.
  • Monday, August 13: Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park, 4-8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 15: Postridge Park, 4-8 p.m.
  • Friday, August 17: Oakville Museum, 5-8 p.m. (Relocated from Lakeside Park, revised start time)
  • Monday, August 20: Isaac Park, 4-8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 22: West Oak Trails Park, 4-8 p.m.
  • Friday, August 24: Westwood Park, 4-8 p.m.

September: First Ontario Back to School Celebration

Come join us for a variety of activities to celebrate going back to school on Saturday, September 15th from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in Isaac Park. Pick your favourite subject and participate in that activity - or try all three:

  • Phys Ed: Sports games and equipment
  • Art: Origami crane building - help us get to 1000 cranes!
  • Science: Planting with First Ontario

This event is for all ages, weather permitting.

We're looking forward to an exciting summer!