Holiday hours and town facility closures for December 24, 2023 to January 2, 2024

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Warmest Holiday Wishes from Town Council and staff! Please review the following facility closures and schedule updates for the holiday season.

Please note the following facility closures and service updates for the 2023-2024 holiday season:

Town Hall

  • Administrative offices at Town Hall will be closed at 4:30 p.m. on December 22, 2023, and will reopen January 2, 2024
  • You can report urgent problems related to roads, traffic lights and signs, parks and trees or storms, by calling 905-845-6601 and connecting with our after-hours service.
  • Stay up to date by calling the town's snow clearing information line at 905-815-5999.  Visit our Snow Clearing page for more information.
  • Online services are available to register for programs or to report concerns such as noise or illegal parking

Recreation facilities (all community centres, pools, arenas, and seniors centres)

  • Closed at noon on December 24
  • Closed December 25 and 26
  • Closed at 4 p.m. on December 31
  • Closed January 1
  • Sir John Colborne Recreation Centre for Seniors is closed December 24 to January 3

Additional schedule changes may occur. Please contact the facility for more information.

Harbour offices

  • Closed 4 p.m. on December 22 to January 2

Cemetery offices

  • Closed 4:30 p.m. on December 22 to January 2

Cold alerts

When Halton Region issues a cold alert, town facilities may be available for use as warming centres. Visit our Cold Alert page for information.

Trafalgar Park outdoor rink

  • Open 10 a.m. to noon on December 24 (recreational skating only)
  • Closed on December 25
  • Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on December 26, 31 and January 1 (recreational skating only)

Please contact the Trafalgar Park Community Centre at 905-338-4406 to check on any schedule changes or updates.

Visit the Outdoor Ice Rinks page for more information. 

Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

  • December 24 to 26: closed
  • December 27 to 29: open
  • December 30: closed
  • December 31: open
  • January 1: closed

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

  • Closed December 24 to 26
  • Open from 1 to 4:30 p.m. December 27 to 31
  • Closed January 1

Transit Office

  • Oakville Transit front counter will be closed on December 25 and 26

Transit Service and Schedules

  • December 24: Sunday service level
  • December 25: Sunday service level
  • December 26: Saturday service level
  • December 27-29: Regular service level
  • December 30: Saturday service level
  • December 31: Sunday service level
  • January 1: Sunday service with additional late night service until 10 p.m. Late night service from Oakville GO after 10 p.m. with last bus departure at 12:35 a.m. Free after 7 p.m.

School specials will not operate during the weeks of December 25 and January 1.

For more transit schedule information, visit the Oakville Transit website.

Fire Administration office

  • Closed at 4:30 p.m. on December 23 and will reopen on January 2

Fire Training and Prevention offices

  • Closed December 25, 26, 27 and January 1

Central Operations office (Roads and Works)

  • Closed December 25, 26 and January 1

Parking services

Social Media 

While our offices at Town Hall are closed from December 23 to January 2:

  • We have scheduled automated posts to share seasonal information from our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.
  • Questions or comments directed to our accounts may not be addressed until January 2, 2024.
  • Online services are available for service requests.
  • After-hours service is available to report urgent problems related to roads, traffic lights and signs, parks and trees or storms by calling 905-845-6601.
  • Get 24-hour information by calling the town's snow clearing information line at 905-815-5999.
  • Our website is an excellent resource for program and service information.