Spend Family Day in Oakville on February 19

Thursday, February 08, 2024

Get active and creative with more than 130 free activities for all to enjoy

Mark your calendar and get ready for some fun! The Town of Oakville’s Family Day event returns on Monday, February 19, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at many facilities across Oakville. The annual event invites the community to enjoy free recreation and culture activities for all ages and abilities.

The town has partnered with the Oakville Public Library, Oakville Fire Department, Oakville Gymnastics Club, Oakville Galleries, Oakville Soccer Club, Peter Gilgan Family YMCA, and other community organizations to offer a wide variety of recreation and culture activities, demonstrations, and exhibitions for the community.

In addition to skating, swimming, basketball, comedy improv, badminton, dance, pickleball and other activities, residents can get active and creative by taking part in:

  • art, trivia, and more at participating Oakville Public Library branches
  • arts, music and culture exhibits at several recreation and culture centres
  • learning about local history, playing games and creating crafts at the Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate
  • a tour of Oakville Fire Station 3 that will showcase old and new fire trucks and the fire station's equipment
  • making a family portrait and touring the exhibits offered at Oakville Galleries

Community performances and demonstrations

Family Day will feature musical performances by High Rendition Jazz, Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton and Bandology and dance performances by Oakville Oriental Arts Club, The Chinese Network Society and more! 

DuffleBag Theatre will return to the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts (OCPA) to perform Beauty and the Beast live at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets are available online for $10.

All activities are free and require pre-registration, unless otherwise stated (such as the performance at the OCPA) in the event schedule. The event schedule will be available starting the week of February 12, 2024 and online registration will open on Friday, February 16, 2024 at 9 a.m. for Oakville residents and Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 9 a.m. for non-residents. Please only sign up for programs you know you will attend to give everyone a chance to participate.

Visit the Family Day page for more details.


“Create some lasting memories with your family by spending Family Day in Oakville! With more than 130 free activities organized by the town and community partners, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.” 
– Mayor Rob Burton

“We’re excited to invite the community to join us for Family Day. Our staff can’t wait to welcome you to our facilities to participate in our diverse recreation and culture activities and programs.”  
– Julie Mitchell, Director of Recreation and Culture