• Charming streetscapes for relaxed holiday shopping ✔️
  • Cozy coffee shops for warming frosty fingers ✔️
  • A Ribbon of Lights tree for snapping that perfect holiday selfie ✔️

Light It Up

Oakville’s Hometown Holiday event runs in Towne Square from Saturday, November 28 to Saturday, December 19. In addition to a magical Ribbon Tree of lights, there are more must-see lighting and beautification installations in Centennial Square and throughout the downtown core.

Take It Outside

Bundle up and enjoy a wintery walk at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, where five scenic hiking trails showcase the park’s natural beauty.

Score One-of-a-kind Finds

Explore Oakville’s distinctive shopping districts to find truly unique holiday gifts this year. Bronte Village overflows with waterfront charm. Downtown Oakville offers upscale sophistication. Kerr Village has a lowkey, funky feel. Prefer to shop from home? Oakville’s new virtual holiday gift guide features specialty items from over 30 local businesses. Sign up for it here.

Stock Up For Holiday Cooking

Oakville is home to an amazing selection of specialty food shops, including cheese shops, butchers, olive oil vendors, organic shops, coffee roasters and more.

Sip Holiday Hops

Cameron’s Brewing is an Oakville craft brewery boasting products that have been recognized over 200 times at local, national and worldwide brewing awards. These award-winning brews make fantastic stocking stuffers!

Take A Night Off From Holiday Cooking

Take a break from chef duties and order in from one of Oakville’s excellent restaurants! The Welcome Back Oakville App makes it a breeze to find out which Oakville restaurants are offering modified service options right now like online ordering, takeout, curbside pickup and delivery.

Explore A Little More

Find more holiday fun in Oakville with additional activity ideas from Visit Oakville, Bronte Village, Kerr Village and Downtown Oakville.

Holly Jolly Hometown Fun

Discover more ways to get into the holiday spirit with these day trip ideas to the Grand River, Halton Hills, Burlington, Hamilton, Dundas and Ancaster.


Oakville Looks Forward To Seeing You Safely

As the COVID-19 situation in Ontario continues to change, a minute or two of extra planning is an important step in ensuring hiccup-free holiday adventures. Follow the latest travel and safety guidelines for your community and any communities you plan to visit. Check with the places you plan to go to in advance to see if reservations or activity bookings are required. On the day of your trip, do a quick check to verify the places on your agenda are open and serving visitors in the way you’re expecting. Please remember to wear a mask, practice safe distancing and regularly sanitize and wash your hands.

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Now thru April 30

Nith River Forest Hiking Experience

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Trip offered on Saturday, Sunday or Monday from October 3, 2020 to April 30, 2021....

Now thru March 21

Family Weekend Getaway – Nature’s Escape

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Trip available on Friday, Saturday or Sunday November 28 to March 21. Cost: $449

Now thru January 31

Heritage Workshops

Ireland House Museum

2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON, L7P 5A8

Saturday-Monday from November 14 to January 31. Fee: $30/person

Now thru February 1

A Night with Nickelbrook

Nickel Brook Brewery

864 Drury Lane, Burlington, ON, L7R 2Y4

Order between the hours of 11am-4pm and your order will be ready for pick up...

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