Oakville is a suburban community that lies on the shores of Lake Ontario in Halton Region. Located within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Oakville has a great reputation as being a vibrant and impressive community. Oakville is only a half hour drive from downtown Toronto and an hour’s drive from Niagara Falls. The population is almost 183,000. The summer months can get quite hot and humid with daytime average highs reaching 26°C and winter months tend to bring this area a generous snowfall and very cold temperatures with the daytime high averaging -1°.
This town is considered as one of the most coveted residential and business centres in Ontario. Oakville is renowned for its beautiful shopping and dining districts, which includes a sophisticated downtown. Downtown is the heartbeat of Oakville with upscale retail and exceptional dining along with several historical buildings with architecturally preserved storefronts. A wide variety of day spas and salons offer a selection of services including therapeutic massage and restorative body and skin care treatments. Considered "home of the Canadian Open" Oakville boasts a variety of world class golf courses suiting a range of skill levels. There are many great places to go for a hike or a leisurely stroll. Many recreational opportunities await you in Oakville no matter what sport you enjoy. Oakville is a culturally-rich community with a plethora of performances and exhibits offered throughout the year; take in a theatre performance or check out an art exhibit, there is something for everyone.
MAKE OAKVILLE FAMILY DAY YOUR TRADITION
Posted February 15, 2017
Spend the day with family at one of our various locations across Oakville offering free recreational and cultural programming for people of all ages and abilities. Read More
Oakville Galleries Contemporary Art Museum
Posted January 6th, 2017
Oakville Galleries is a not-for-profit contemporary art museum. The Galleries reaches communities in Oakville, and wider audiences regionally, nationally and internationally to stimulate thought, to shift perspectives, to inspire engagement. Read More
Where to Find Special Occasion Cards and Stationery in Downtown Ottawa
Posted November 18th, 2016
These specialty card and stationery stores in Ottawa can help you to find the perfect card for the occasion or life milestone with large selections of brands and styles. Read More
Get Your Candy Fix at these Oakville Stores
Posted October 21st, 2016
Whether you are going to treat yourself, you’re hosting a party for your friends, or contributing to the office festivities and you want to impress them, we recommend stepping it up from the usual grocery store classics. Buy a few gourmet or vintage treats from one of these candy stores. Read More
Read More About Oakville