Road closures, parking restrictions and shuttle service for July 1, 2018 Canada Day celebration

Mon, 28 May 2018

Road closures and parking restrictions

The following road closures and parking restrictions will be in effect for the Canada Day celebration on Sunday, July 1:

From 3 to 11:59 p.m.

  • Bronte Road between Lakeshore Road West and Ontario Street
  • Jones Street between Marine Drive and Ontario Street; local access only
  • Ontario Street between Bronte Road and Nelson Street; local access only

From 8 to 11:59 p.m.

  • Third Line between Waters Edge Drive and Lake Ontario; local access only
  • All streets south of Lakeshore Road West from Bronte Road to Third Line:
    • Including: Bronte Road, Jones Street, Nelson Street, East Street, Marine Drive
  • Bronte Road between Rebecca Street and Lakeshore Road West
    • No access to Bronte Street south from Rebecca Street
  • East Street between Belyea Street and Sovereign Street; local access only
  • Sovereign Street between Bronte Road and Jones Street; local access only
  • Belyea Street between Bronte Road and Jones Street; local access only
  • Hixon Street between Bronte Road and Jones Street; local access only

Temporary No Parking signs will be installed in the Bronte area the week of June 25. Parking restrictions indicated by this signage will be enforced on Sunday, July 1 only.

If you have any questions about the road closures, please contact: Bob de Hoog, Municipal Access Coordinator, at 905-845-6601, ext. 3337 or

Private parking lots

There are many private parking lots in Bronte Village not operated by the Town of Oakville. These lots have their own parking regulations and restrictions that may be enforced by private parking operators on July 1.

Be sure to read all posted parking signs and follow all parking restrictions.

Visitors are encouraged to take the Canada Day shuttle to avoid parking challenges.

Detour routes

Detour routes in the Bronte area on July 1 include: Third Line, Rebecca Street, and Great Lakes Blvd.

Oakville Transit shuttle service

Canada Day attendees are encouraged to avoid traffic and take the Oakville Transit shuttle 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 event will start from Bronte GO station at 5:30 p.m. Buses will depart Bronte GO Station approximately every 10 minutes until 9:30 p.m. The last shuttle to the park will depart from Bronte GO Station 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 for Bronte GO Station after the fireworks is FREE for all riders. All shuttles are accessible, wheelchair and stroller-friendly.

If you have any questions about Oakville’s Canada Day Celebration, please contact