Outdoor wedding ceremony permits are available for the 2022 season at the following locations:
Outdoor wedding ceremonies are permitted at these locations for two-hour time slots, which include set up time, the ceremony, wedding photography, and clean up.
Both locations are appropriate for smaller, intimate wedding ceremonies. At this time, the town does not permit outdoor wedding receptions in our parks.
If you are interested in requesting an outdoor wedding ceremony permit, please submit an application form.
The town is now accepting outdoor ceremony permit requests for the 2022 season at Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park and Nottinghill Park. Requests will be accepted no earlier than 45 days prior to the ceremony date and subject to availability.
It is recommended that anyone interested in booking a Town of Oakville location for their wedding visit and familiarize themselves with the location prior to submitting a booking request. Check out our Wedding Timelines Checklist (pdf) and our Wedding Site Inspection Checklist (pdf).
For more information, please contact the town's Special Events Service by phone, 905-845-6601 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
All wedding ceremonies using Town of Oakville facilities or held on town property, when permitted, must provide the town with a certificate of Commercial General Liability (CGL) insurance in the value of $5 million. Clients requiring insurance coverage may add an insurance premium to their event permit for an additional fee.
All rental companies and suppliers providing materials and/or services to the event must be approved by the Town of Oakville, and must provide to the town a certificate of Commercial General Liability (CGL) insurance in the value of $5 million naming “The Corporation of the Town of Oakville, 1225 Trafalgar Road, Oakville Ontario, L6H 0H3” as an Additional Insured. This includes, but is not limited to, chair rental companies, florists, decorators, photographers, videographers, DJs, sound equipment companies, etc.
The Town of Oakville retains the right to prohibit the delivery, installation or use of any items or materials on municipal property.
The Town of Oakville's outdoor wedding ceremony permits include wedding photography as part of the permit.
If you are interested in wedding photography only, please refer to the Wedding Photography page for more information.
For information about fees, please contact email@example.com.
To request a permit for a wedding ceremony, please complete and submit a Special Event Application. Please note that applications for weddings in the 2022 season will only be accepted as of January 2022.
A marriage license is required to get married in Ontario. For more information about obtaining a marriage license in Oakville, visit the Marriage License page.
Alcohol is not permitted in the gazebo or the parks without permission from the town and the necessary licenses.
Decorations and chairs may be set up at the designated ceremony space. Candles, flame or fire of any kind is not permitted in the gazebo or the parks. The use of nails to affix decorations to any surface is not permitted. The permit holder is responsible for ensuring that all decorations and materials are removed from the location after the event, and the site is left free of garbage and damage.
All deliveries are to be received and removed during designated permit times. If additional delivery/set up time is required, please ensure these times are indicated on the booking request form.
Staking or spiking anything into the ground at any event site is not permitted.