Oakville’s 2016 Canada Day

Oakville’s 2016 Canada Day

Join us for this FREE all-day family festival celebrating how proud we are to be Canadian!

Sponsors: Oakville’s Canada Day is presented by Lexus of Oakville and the over 200 business merchants of the Bronte Village Business Improvement Area with support from its sponsors: Government of Canada – Celebrate Canada Funding, The Town Of Oakville, Cogeco, Mattamy Homes, Tee Zone Driving Range, Willson International and 102.9 K-Lite.

What: Oakville’s Canada Day 2016

When: Friday, July 1st, 2016

Where: Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park, Oakville ON.

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m



Parking / Transportation

Driving Directions to Oakville’s Canada Day

From East or West: Take Queen Elizabeth Highway to Oakville exit Highway 25 South/Bronte Rd. south to Lakeshore Rd. W. The event takes place on Bronte Rd. south of Marine Dr. and in Heritage Waterfront Park at the foot of Bronte Rd. and Ontario Street.

Special Event Road Closures In Effect ALL DAY, Friday, July 1.

Bronte Road will be closed all day south of Lakeshore Road (local traffic only with a valid access pass will be accepted)
Jones Street and Nelson Street closed from Marine Drive to Ontario Street at 8pm
Expect Lakeshore Road to be closed in the evening from Mississauga Street to Third Line.

Ride Your Bicycle

Want to take advantage of the summer weather? Ride your bike to the event and park it in our bike corral provided by Willson International.

*This year’s bike corral is unguarded, please bring a secure lock to the event and use at your own risk*

Shuttle Service

The Canada Day Shuttle (School Bus) will be running again this year from the BurloakRioCAN Centre to Bronte Village (Pick up and drop off at BurloakRioCAN is near Home Outfitters).

Rio Can Centre – Burloak Dr. and Wyecroft (east of Burloak Dr.) just south of QEW. Parking is free courtesy of RioCan.

BOARD BUS: In front of Home Outfitters

First bus will depart RioCAN for Bronte at 10:30am
Last bus will depart RioCAN at 9:00pm to make it into Bronte for the Fireworks
Last bus will depart Bronte for RioCAN around 11:00pm (once crowds have cleared)

Bus unloads passengers in Bronte at Walton Church.
Last bus will depart Bronte for RioCAN approximately 11:00pm (once crowds have cleared)
*Town of Oakville Transit will be operating on a holiday schedule. Please check schedule for full details.

Pier Closures

  • No access to the Pier in Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park after 5pm
  • These measures are in place for public safety given the large number of people attending this Oakville wide event
  • West Pier at Bronte Beach Park CLOSED after 4pm

Emergency Services will be onsite during the event (St. John Ambulance, Oakville Fire and Halton Regional Police)

Handicap Parking is available and marked on Ontario Street (8 spots)

*Please note there will be no parking permitted south of Lakeshore in the Event Zone. Violators will be towed.

For more information please contact Bob DeHoog Road Corridor/Permit Coordinator Town of Oakville. 905-845-6601 ext.3337 www.oakville.ca

Schedule of Events

MAIN STAGE (in Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park)

11:15-11:30 AM Welcome
11:30-12:00 PM Children's Performer (Aladdin Show)
12:00-1:30 PM DJ Michael Williams
1:30-2:00 PM Children's Performer (Aladdin Show)
2:00-3:15 PM DJ Michael Williams
3:15-3:45 PM Presentation (dignitaries)
3:45-7:00 PM DJ Michael Williams
7:30-8:30 PM Guess Who Tribute - No Sugar Tonight
9:00-10:00 PM Supertramp Tribute - Dreamer
10:00-10:15 PM Presentations (Video/Countdown)
10:15-10:30 PM Fireworks and simulcast on 102.9 K-Lite
10:30-10:50 PM Supertramp Tribute – Dreamer (Encore)


12:00-12:25 PM Welcome/D-Fex
12:30-12:55 PM Art House
1:00-1:25 PM Oakville Tai chi
1:30-1:55 PM Morningstar Taekwon-Do
2:00-2:25 PM BellyUp
2:30-2:55 PM Rock This Way
3:00-3:15 PM D-Fex
3:15-3:45 PM Presentation (dignitaries) - MAIN STAGE
3:45-3:55 PM D-Fex
4:00-4:25 PM Oakville Chinese Network
4:30-4:55 PM Capitol Behaviour
5:00-5:25 PM D-Fex

Sponsor The Event!

Option 1: Custom Sponsorship

To inquire about creating a custom sponsorship program for Oakville’s Canada Day 2016, please contact:

Ann Sargent
Executive Director
Bronte Village BIA
(905) 825-3258

Option 2: Become a Friend of Canada Day (Only 10 Packages Available)


  • Two VIP passes to the Friends of Canada Day Hospitality Area
  • Preferred Seating for two persons (7pm – fireworks)
  • Complimentary food and beverage (2 tickets pp.)
  • First right of refusal for future years
  • Marketing Exposure on BIA website, Facebook and Twitter

Get Social!

We love seeing all of your enthusiasm and pride in our country – celebrate with us by tagging your posts to Facebook and Twitter with #OakvillesCanadaDay and follow us on Facebook & Twitter


Fireworks will start at 10:15 pm. Simulcast 102.9 K-Lite.

We will also be live streaming the show on the Bronte Events Oakville Facebook Page at facebook.com/bronteevents.