Canada Day

Oakville’s 2018 Canada Day celebration returns to Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park on Sunday, July 1.

See you at Oakville's Canada Day celebration!

New this year – the celebration will be an evening event starting at 6 p.m., with the fireworks show starting at 10 p.m. (weather permitting).

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and get to the park early to ensure a great seat for the fireworks over the water.

Family activities, music and food trucks will start in the park at 6 p.m.

Road closures and parking restrictions will be in effect before and during the event.

Avoid traffic, take the shuttle!

Residents are encouraged to avoid the rush and take the Oakville Transit shuttle to and from Bronte GO station to Oakville’s Canada Day celebration at Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park.

Pay-one-way shuttle service to Oakville’s Canada Day will start from Bronte GO station at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 1.

Busses will depart Bronte GO station for the park approximately every 10 minutes until 9:30 p.m. The last shuttle to the park will depart from the Bronte GO at 9:30 p.m.

Shuttle service from Bronte GO station to the park is $3 per person cash (exact change), regardless of age.  Presto cards are also accepted at the applicable rate.

Shuttle service leaving the park after the fireworks is free for all riders.

All shuttles are accessible, wheelchair and stroller friendly.

Get involved in Oakville's Canada Day celebration!

This year’s Canada Day event invites the following groups to get involved on July 1.

  • Performers (bands, choirs, dancers, singers)
  • Kids and family workshop providers
  • Community and cultural group showcases
  • Food trucks
  • Volunteers

If you are interested in getting involved, please email events@oakville.ca.

Canada Day volunteers wanted!

We welcome community volunteers to assist with set-up, the event celebration and tear-down.

All volunteer shifts will begin at 5pm.

Volunteer Areas

  • Transit helper
  • Information booth
  • Kids games

Please note that you must be 16 years of age or older to volunteer.

If you are interested in volunteering, please send a completed application form to events@oakville.ca.