Oakville Children’s Festival returns for 2019

August 17th at Queen Elizabeth Park

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Oakville Children’s Festival returns for 2019

Mark your calendar! Juno Award-winning singer songwriter Norman Foote will hit the stage with his unique blend of music at the 2019 Oakville Children’s Festival. Families can expect to dance and sing along to hits like Everybody Sings, Love My New Shirt and Always Be Yourself.

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Norman Foote performs at Oakville Children’s Festival

“Town Council is committed to ensuring that residents have high-quality events and programming to choose from year-round,” said Mayor Rob Burton.  “The Oakville Children’s Festival headline acts are among the biggest names in children’s entertainment. In addition to Norman Foote, I’m told that we should expect some other very special surprise guests on August 17.”

Additional performances by:

  1. Lumberjack Show
  2. Zoosemobile,
  3. stunt ventriloquist Tim Holland
  4. The Ben Show
  5. CanSpin Awards Hooper of the Year Isabella Hoops

Families can also enjoy Oakville Public Library story times featuring authors Holly Hatam (Dear Boy) and The Fan Brothers (The Scarecrow).

Hands-on activities and interactive shows include:

  1. Fire Safety Zone
  2. City Parent Scavenger Hunt
  3. Friends of the Library Book Sale
  4. art and building workshops
  5. seedling plantings
  6. dance groups
  7. recreation, sports and science activities
  8. face painting
  9. free indoor swimming, and more

Food offerings include the Kinsmen Club of Oakville BBQ lunch, plus many of the GTA’s most popular food trucks. Alternatively, attendees are encouraged to bring a litterless lunch and a reusable bottle for use at the festival water stations.

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Parking/Shuttle Information

Attendees are encouraged to take the free Oakville Transit shuttle from the Bronte GO Station or cycle to take advantage of the free bike parking onsite. Vehicle parking is not available onsite and on-street parking restrictions will be enforced throughout the neighbourhood.

Additional Festival Information

The festival takes place on Saturday, August 17th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC).

Festival admission is free and the event will take place rain or shine. Additional acts and activities will be announced as they are confirmed. Visit oakville.ca for event updates.

Volunteer Information

The town is recruiting enthusiastic volunteers to help with the festival. Apply online at oakville.ca or email ocfvolunteers@oakville.ca.

Generous sponsors:

  1. COGECO
  2. Academy of Music
  3. Allstate Insurance
  4. Cheestrings
  5. City Parent
  6. Farm Boy
  7. Toronto Pearson
  8. Halton Environmental Network
  9. Film.ca,
  10. Idea Lab East Oakville
  11. JVK Seeds
  12. Kidsopolis
  13. Knowledge First Financial
  14. Sylvan Learning Oakville

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