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.
Make sure to drop by the Oakville Farmers' Market between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Saturday 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.
Bring your yoga mat and join some of our yoga instructors for FREE yoga sessions every Saturday morning in Towne Square! For park location, visit our Park Listings page.
Titika Active Couture
11-11:50 a.m. (First Saturday of June and August only)
Every Tuesday and Thursday in August
This fun, outdoor, painting series will give residents of Oakville the opportunity to show off their creativity at any of our six events. Participants will be given a canvas and painting supplies to paint their local park while quantities last.
As part of the event series, we will be hosting an online contest awarding four different skills levels at each of our six events and four grand prizes for each category listed below. All ages and talent levels welcome!
Petit Picasso (10 & under)
Teen Titan (11-17 years old)
Van Gough Grown Ups (18+)
Master Monet (Professional)
Thank you to everyone who participated in our Paint Your Park series! Please check out our Facebook albums to see contest photos from each event. Grand prize voting opens Monday, September 11 at 12pm and closes Monday, September 18 at 12pm.
Good luck to all of our finalists!
More than 60 uniquely designed Muskoka chairs, painted by Oakville artists, families, organizations and businesses will be placed throughout Bronte Heritage Park and Bronte Pier for the enjoyment of all visitors.
Each chair celebrates the national pride, historic achievements and cultural diversity of Oakville, Ontario and Canada on the 150th Anniversary.
Chair designs are featured by organizations, such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton, Oakville Community Foundation, Bronte Historical Society, Oakville Art Society, Oakville Public Library, Town of Oakville Mayor Rob Burton’s office, Canadian Association for Girls in Science, Oakvillegreen Conservation Association, Arthouse, Oakville Community Foundation and many other great Oakville groups and families.
The Bronte BIA is thankful to the government of Ontario for the Ontario150 funding that enables this project, bringing together and celebrating the impressive talents and national pride of so many families, artists, and organizations for the At Home in Bronte initiative.
The Bronte Village BIA encourages all of Oakville to participate in this community-wide initiative through social media using hashtag #AtHomeinBronte. For more information, visit the Bronte BIA website.
Explore Bronte Village and discover the rich history and culture on the Bronte Heritage Trail. This new project was designed to present the unique roots of the community in an accessible manner, and promote Canada’s 150th year of Confederation. Funded in large part by the Government of Canada, along with corporate sponsors Catch Hospitality and Boomers Sporting Adventures.
How? Download the Bronte BIA App to access historical information from the e-beacons located throughout Bronte Village. Follow the map to find the beacons and uncover their unique stories, available to read or listen to at your leisure. This walking tour will take you back in time as you stroll the waterfront and discover what made Bronte Village the unique tourist destination it is today!
Access the Bronte Heritage Trail through the Bronte BIA App – Available for both Android and iPhone. Visit the Bronte BIA website to download the app now!