2015 December Holiday Information

Mon, 21 Dec 2015

As the holiday season grows closer, the Town of Oakville Council and staff would like to take this time to wish you and your family happy holidays. For town facility holiday hours visit the 2015 December holiday hour public notice.

Enjoy this special time with family and friends and please keep the following information in mind:


Town Hall will be closed as of noon on December 24, 2015, re-opening on January 4, 2016. During the closure, customer service staff from ServiceOakville are available on December 29 and 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by phone at 905-845-6601 or email service@oakville.ca. To report emergencies outside of ServiceOakville hours, please call 905-845-6601.

On-street parking

Cars cannot be parked on the street between 2 and 6 a.m. from November 15 to April 15. If you are expecting to have overnight holiday guests and you have no room in your driveway, request a temporary on-street permit. Parking officers will be on duty throughout the holiday season but the Parking offices will be closed as of December 24 at noon, reopening on January 4, 2016.

Visit the parking permits page for more information.

Fire safety

The Oakville Fire department would like to remind you that with the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we may be a bit distracted. Please put safety first. Never leave cooking or candles unattended. Decorative lights should be inspected every year before using them. If wiring is frayed or worn they should be replaced. Don’t forget to turn off the Christmas tree lights before going to bed or whenever you leave your home and to keep it watered. Also, please ensure you have working smoke alarms on every level of your home. Visit the fire safety tips page for more details.

Snow clearing

Over the holiday season, town staff continues to ensure that snow plows and salt trucks are prepared for any weather activity. For snow clearing updates, visit the snow tracker page or call the Snow Line at 905-815-5999. Visit the snow clearing page for more information.

Oakville Transit

Oakville Transit will continue to provide service over the holidays. Please visit Oakville Transit website for revised schedules.

Arenas, community and senior centres

The town’s arenas, community and senior centres continue to offer residents a great place to gather with family and friends. Visit the 2015 December holiday hour public notice page for closures.

Recreational activities

Enjoy one of the many free holiday skates from December 24 to 31, 2015. For outdoor fun, hike one of the many town trails or take the kids to an outdoor skating rink. Visit the Free Skates page for more information.

Oakville Public Library

Snuggle up with a good book or video from your local library branch. Visit Oakville Public Library website for holiday hours.

Garbage/recycling/tree pick up

For information on holiday garbage/recycling schedules and tree pick up, visit Halton Region website.

New Year’s Levee

Mayor Rob Burton and Members of Council invite you and your family to join them for a New Year’s Levee on Sunday, January 10, 2015, at Town Hall, from 1–3 p.m.