As the province plans for recovery, the town is beginning to carefully and responsibly bring back services and reopen some public spaces, programs and services. Provincial emergency orders and the town’s physical distancing by-law remain in effect. We must all continue to follow guidelines from Public Health officials.
Does your event need financial support? Check out these funding opportunities for special events.
In accordance with Procedure MS-SPR-002-003 Special Event Permit Fee Assistance, the Town of Oakville Recreation and Culture department offers assistance in the form of fee reductions to community groups for special events that meet the eligibility criteria.
In order to be considered for a fee waiver, each applicant and/or the event must meet the following criteria:
All applicants that submit a Special Event Application Form will automatically be evaluated to receive a fee waiver based on the eligibility criteria above, while funding remains available. All fee waivers will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information about the fee waiver program or to submit an event application, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The OTMPC assists with the promotion of selected tourism events and festivals across the partnership. As part of this program your event may be eligible to receive funding to assist with the marketing of your event.Learn more