Early Summer Events 2015

Oakville On Stage
The 47th season of Oakville On Stage comes to a conclusion with sisters Emily and Meghan Nenninger performing Bach Concerto for Two Violins while Oakville singers Norine Burgess and Charlene Pauls display their outstanding vocals.
The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
130 Navy St., Oakville
Saturday, May 9 & Sunday, May 10
From 8pm to 10pm
Tickets: Adults $51, Seniors $46, Students & Children $26


Relay For Life
The national signature event of the Canadian Cancer Society for the past 15 years, Relay for Life raised $12.8M in Ontario last year alone to help in the fight against cancer. Walk or run your way around the track with friends, family and coworkers in this 12 hour event meeting individual and group goals while raising funds for vital support services and Canadian cancer research. Go online for more information or to register.
Bronte Creek Provincial Park
1219 Burloak Dr., Oakville
Friday, June 5 to Saturday, June 6
From 5pm to 5am

Downtown Milton Street Festival
Named one of the Top 100 festivals in the province by Fesitvals and Events Ontario, the Downtown Milton Street Festival returns on Saturday, June 6 to take over the downtown core with family activities, live entertainment across four stages, over 35 live performances, street vendors, extended patios and more.
Downtown Milton
251 Main St. E., Milton
Saturday, June 6


International Dundas Buskerfest
Witness the incredible skill of acrobats, contortionists, hula-hoppers, magicians, jugglers and more from six countries and four provinces at the International Dundas Buskerfest presented by the Downtown Dundas BIA.
Downtown Dundas
King Street, Dundas
Friday, June 5 from 6pm to 10pm
Saturday, June 6 from 12pm to 10pm
Sunday, June 7 from 12pm to 6pm

Streetsville Founders' Bread and Honey Festival
Now in its 43rd year, the annual Streetsville Founders' Bread & Honey Festival has become a staple summer festival.  Watch one of the many live performers, go on carnival rides, play games, take part in hands-on educational demonstrations, watch the village-wide parade and indulge in free bread and honey.
Streetsville Memorial Park
355 Church Street, Mississauga
Friday, June 5 from 4pm to 11pm
Saturday, June 6 from 10am to 11pm
Sunday, June 7 from 10am to 6pm
$2 entry fee on Friday, $5 entry fee Saturday & Sunday, infants are free

Burlington Kite Festival
Build a kite or bring your own to Burlington's 24th annual Kite Festival. A fantastic way to spend a Sunday afternoon with the kids filled with colourful skies, vendors, face painting by Beebop the Clown, kite building (while supplies last), photo booth fun, and intricate balloon creations by MD Children's Entertainment.
Brant Hills Park
2300 Duncaster Dr., Burlington
Sunday, June 7
From 11am to 4pm

The Mayor's Historical Picnic in the Park
Enjoy an afternoon of family fun on Oakville's beautiful lakefront at the Mayor's Historical Picnic in the Park hosted by the Oakville Historical Society. Pack a lunch and lawn chairs and settle in for a day of live music, dancing and family fun at this relaxing, free event.
Lakeside Park
144 Front St., Oakville
Sunday, June 7
From 12pm to 4:30pm

Mississauga Waterfront Festival
With tons of family-friendly activities anyone can enjoy, new to this year's festival is the first ever Mississauga Waterfront Night Market presented by Night Market Canada Cultural Organization. The open-air market will operate day and night showcasing the multicultural lifestyle and cuisine of the city.
Port Credit Memorial Park
32 Stavebank Rd., Mississauga
Friday, June 12 from 6pm to 11:30pm
Saturday, June 13 from 11am to 11:30pm
Sunday, June 14 from 10am to 6pm

Veterans Salmon Derby
Show your support towards veterans and spend a fun-filled day on the shores of Lake Ontario with this fishing and boating derby hosted by HAVET Inc., a non-partisan organization that fosters supportive relationships between business, the public and Canadian Armed Forces Veterans in need. Be sure to stay until the end to see who wins the weigh-in for biggest fish caught followed by an awards ceremony for the Vets and BBQ.
Bronte Harbour (launch ramp)
2340 Ontario St, Oakville
Saturday, June 13
6am briefing, 7am to 12pm derby followed by weigh-in & BBQ

Oakville Festivals of Film and Art
Oakville's first and only independent film and arts festival, Oakville Festivals of Film and Art (OFFA) returns with the world festival premiere of A Woman's Story, a documentary that looks at the varied aspects of genocide through the eyes of three women who have experienced three different genocides within the 20th century.  A gala premiere-screening on Friday launches the festival which continues into the weekend with all-day showings at the film.ca theatre in Oakville.
The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
130 Navy Street, Oakville
Friday, June 26 to Sunday, June 28
From 9am to 11pm
offa.ca; film.ca

The Oakville Family Ribfest
Eat all the ribs you can handle from several different ribbers at this Rotary sponsored fundraising event featuring live music from dozens of great bands, a free Kid's Play Zone, artisans, crafters, shopping and lots more.
Sheridan College
1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville
Friday, June 26 to Sunday, June 28
All day

Canada Day Celebrations
Let your patriotism prevail this Canada Day and check out one of these local events to help get you through the mid-week hump.

From 12pm to 10pm, Spencer Smith Park
1400 Lakeshore Road, Burlington

Listed as one of Festivals & Events Ontario's Top 100 events, Burlington's celebration will feature stilt-walking buskers, a Scholars in Collars dog show, a special performance by headliner (TBA) and closing with a fireworks display accompanied by the music of Symphony on the Bay.

From 2pm to 10:30pm, Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga

Head over to Celebration Square for cirque performances, buskers, face painting, food trucks and vendors serving local curbside cuisine, main stage performances featuring international recording artists followed by an amazing fireworks show presented by Tim Hortons.

From 11am to 11pm
Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park
2340 Ontario Street, Oakville

The free Canada Day shuttle bus runs again this year from 11am until midnight from the Burloak RioCAN Centre to Bronte Village so you can enjoy live music on two stages throughout the day, Vendor Village with food and merchandise from around the world, Beer Garden, evening fireworks display taking place off the Bronte Pier and many more surprises.