Fun Things to Do in Oakville Ontario on a Weekend Getaway

Fun Things to Do in Oakville Ontario on a Weekend Getaway, Oakville, Ontario (B)

Oakville is a great place to visit for a weekend getaway. There are plenty of fun things to do in Oakville, which is located close to Toronto, making it easy to get to. It’s also a short drive from Burlington and Milton (all three towns are in the Halton Region).

With Black History Month and the Taste of Oakville festival happening at the start of the year, we got to experience all of the best reasons to visit Oakville. And so we decided to put them together for you. Both the Black History Tour and the Black History Exhibit at the Oakville Museum (mentioned later in this post) are available all year while the Taste of Oakville runs roughly from mid-February to mid-March.

- The town became an extension of the Underground Railroad, which led escaped African slaves out of America and into Canadian towns. There were also several slaves smuggled out of America and into Oakville by the famous Captain Robert Wilson.

- Certain African American families, after escaping slavery, settled in Oakville and opened up businesses. These people opened up barbers, fruit farms, and other companies. And when the town was incorporated in 1857, it was ready to become the thriving industrial community known today—rated as one of the top five places to live in Canada. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Fun Things to Do in Oakville Ontario on a Weekend Getaway
Guide Location: Canada » Oakville
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Christopher Rudder
Read it on Author's Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/things-to-do-in-oakville/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Chop Steakhouse & Bar
  • Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park
  • EcoFillosophy 
  • Goldwyn & Sons 
  • Flavour Fox 
  • Taste of Colombia 
  • La Parisienne Crêperie 
  • Coronation Park
  • Kerr Village
  • Burnet Park
  • Shipyard Park
  • Turner Chapel Antiques and Appraisers
  • Kerr Street
  • Tannery Park
  • Oakville Lighthouse
  • Waterfront Trail
  • Dove + Arrow
  • The Kind Matter Company
  • Farmhouse Artisan Cheese 
  • The Sweetest Thing 
  • Vereda Central Coffee Roasters
  • Café Mix Up
  • Community Restaurant 
  • Jac’s Bistro
  • Film.Ca Cinemas
  • Sixteen Mile Creek
  • The Simple Kitchen
  • Burrows Clothiers
  • Village Cigar Company & Barbershop
  • Maker’s Mojo
  • Nyla’s Room
  • Tribeca Coffee Co.
  • Black Forest Pastry Shop
  • Sugar Suite
  • Oakville Towne Square
  • George’s Square
  • Oakville Museum
  • Lakeside Park
  • Dingle Park
  • Oakville Galleries
  • The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
  • CAMERON’S Brewing Company
  • Sandman Oakville
  • Holiday Inn Oakville Centre