Are you ready for the 3rd annual Oakville Children’s Festival this Sunday? You should be! Clear up your schedule and attend the rain or shine full-day event on July 10, 2016 at Coronation Park, 1426 Lakeshore Road West for fun!
Amazing Performances Await
This Sunday, Grammy-nominated songwriter and singer Lisa Loeb will perform in front of children at Oakville Children’s Festival. Coronation Park festival-goers can expect some 90s classics plus some fun and catchy tunes that can be appreciated by children and adults alike.
Aside from Lisa Loeb, the festival will also feature performances by FiddleFire, Sing Along Tim and the Pacifiers, Big Nazo, Gadfly’s Dance’s Urban Street Dance Battle, CORPUS’ Camping Royale, and magicians Mike D’Urzo and Ray Chance.
Fun Activities All-Day!
The festival will be a day-long affair with exciting opportunities for learning and inspiration in the form of interactive shows, beach volleyball, hands-on art and building activities, martial arts, Zorbit Sports and Bubble Soccer, YMCA of Oakville skateboard ramp, archery, Burlington Blast Ringette, face painting, Brockton Collective screen printing workshop, Grace Academy, Monkeynastix, Oakville Fire vintage fire truck, Oakville Suzuki, Halton Public Region Health, Professional Engineers of Ontario, City Parent Fun Zone and Scavenger Hunt, Halton Multicultural Connections, Downtown Oakville BIA, storytime by the Oakville Public Library, Halton Green Screens craft-seedling project, St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School Robotics, Oakville Parent-Child Centre, Crack Pot Studio, Airz Riderz, Oakville Soccer Club, Addison Music, Dairy Farmers of Canada featuring Mooonica the Cow, Safari Science, and more!
The full schedule for the 3rd
annual Oakville Children’s Festival can be viewed and downloaded as a PDF document here
. Feel free to download and save on your device!
A day with kids and for kids won’t be complete without some delicious nibbles, right? This year, the festival features food from 10 of the Greater Toronto Area’s most popular food trucks plus the Kinsmen Club of Oakville BBQ lunch. You are of course free to bring along some food too. Either pack a picnic lunch or enjoy this year’s food trucks: Ice Cream 4U, Dairy Kings, Kona Ice, Gotham Grill, The Mighty Cob, Green Machine Smoothies, Meltdown Cheesery, Luchador Gourmet Streatery, and Tim Hortons.
Note that the event will push through come rain or shine. Some additional activities and shows may be announced right on the day of the event, and yes, admission is FREE!
Parking and Transportation
Onsite free bike parking is available, but you may want to take the free shuttle too. The free Oakville Transit shuttle service will be from the west-end bus loop of Bronte GO Station with service starting at 9:30 a.m. and shuttles leaving at 5 minutes intervals to bring people to the festival. Note that the event will end at 4 p.m. and the last shuttle will leave Coronation Park at 5 p.m.
Festival goers are encouraged to take advantage of the free shuttle service as there will be no parking inside Coronation Park on the day of the event from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. even for regular park users.