Join us in Bronte Village!

Stay up to date on all things Bronte

Bronte Happenings

Come experience local events in Bronte! With unmatched views of the harbour, one-of-a-kind stores and exceptional restaurants, we are the place to be for lakeside concerts, community connection and family entertainment.


Library ON THE GO Book Bike
RBC – 2329 Lakeshore Rd W

The Oakville Public Library’s Library ON THE GO Book Bike is back in Bronte for the winter season! Tucked inside of RBC, think of it as an ice cream truck…but for books! This amenity features reading material for all ages that you can take or borrow.

Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs – 9:30am to 5pm

Friday – 9:30am to 6pm

Saturday – 9am to 4pm

Sunday – Closed


The events listed below were brought to you by the vibrant businesses of Bronte Village. Thank you for making Bronte part of your story in 2023!

At Home in Bronte for the Holidays
Bronte Market Square – 2445 Lakeshore Rd W

Ring-in the season with friends and neighbours at the Bronte Village tree lighting celebration! Enjoy holiday treats from local vendors, photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus and festive entertainment. Everyone is welcome – the more the merrier…literally!

Saturday, November 25, 2023 from 3pm to 7pm

Tree Lighting will take place at 5:30pm!

Basics to Birding: Walk & Workshop

Bronte Harbour – Butterfly Gazebo

Want to learn basic bird identification skills, learn local birds, and explore hotspots in Oakville for bird activity? Join Oakvillegreen at the Butterfly Gazebo for a walk around Bronte Harbour.

Explore the harbour, from the marina to Bronte Beach Park, looking for different birds in different environments. Oakvillegreen will provide background on popular species and tips and tricks for supporting local birds. The walk is approximately 2km, occasionally on uneven terrain.

Binoculars can be loaned for this FREE event. Register here.

Saturday, May 6 – 8:30am to 10:30am

Saturday, June 3 – 8:30am to 10:30am

Bandology Bucket Drumming Workshops

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park – Willow Tree

Bandology, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing access to music for kids, will be hosting FREE bucket drumming workshops all summer long. Fun for ages 5 to 95, stop by and learn about the power of music, collaboration and community. No experience required.

Saturday, May 6 – 1pm to 3pm

Saturday, May 13 – 1pm to 3pm

Saturday, May 20 – 1pm to 3pm

Saturday, May 27 – 1pm to 3pm

Saturday, June 3 – 1pm to 3pm

Saturday, June 10 – 1pm to 3pm

Saturday, June 17 – 1pm to 3pm

Saturday, June 24 – 1pm to 3pm

Oakville Festivals of Film & Art: Movie Under the Stars

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park – Gazebo

OFFA, and the businesses of the Bronte BIA present a FREE Movie Under the Stars. The featured film will be a classic – Jurassic Park! Bring a chair or a blanket, invite your friends and family to join you and sit back and enjoy as dinosaurs take over Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park for the night. Free popcorn and water will be available.

The movie will begin around 9pm, but arrive early to get a good seat and to take part in the OFFA giveaways!

Friday, June 16

Bronte Lake Notes

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park – Sails Stage

Bronte Lake Notes is returning to the sails stage Thursdays at 7pm in Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park. Featuring contemporary music from hot local bands, the FREE concerts are for everyone – young and old – and invite audiences to dance, sing and celebrate together while enjoying gorgeous views of the harbour. This event is presented by The Bronte Historical Society and sponsored by RBC, Amica and the Bronte BIA.

June 22 – The Dave Murphy Band

June 29 – Fiddlestix

July 6 – Jack de Keyzer

July 13 – Pretzel Logic

July 20 – LMT Connection

July 27 – Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne

August 3 – Tony Paglia & The Nomads

August 10 – The Thomas Nelson Band

August 17 – The Dave Murphy Band

August 24 – Jack de Keyzer

August 31 – Fiddlestix

Walk & Talk History

Sovereign House – 7 West River Street, Oakville

Put on a comfortable pair of shoes and join the Bronte Historical Society for a FREE walking tour of our district. Starting at Sovereign House, you’ll enjoy a fascinating and informative tour while you learn about Bronte from a historical lens. Develop an enhanced understanding of where Bronte has been and where it’s going. Each walk departs at 3pm and will last for approximately 1.5 to 2 hours. Please register for your walking tour today.

Wednesday, June 28

Wednesday, July 12

Wednesday, July 26

Wednesday, August 9

Wednesday, August 23

Wednesday, September 6

Wednesday, September 20

Wednesday, October 4

Celebrate Canada Day at The Bronte Legion

The Bronte Legion – 79 Jones St, Oakville

All welcome! Food trucks, kids activities, live music and more!

Fiddlestix on stage at 12:30pm

Stone the Radio on stage at 6:30pm

Special Guest Elvis (Mel Priest)

Hosted by DJ Rick

Saturday, July 1 from noon until 11pm

CCAH Steel Band Concerts

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park – Butterfly Gazebo

Showcasing the amazing musical talents of the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton’s Steel Band, enjoy FREE performances that are sure to get you moving and feeling the joys of summer!

July 4 from 2:30 to 3:30pm

July 18 from 2:30 to 3:30pm

August 15 from 2:30 to 3:30pm

August 22 from 2:30 to 3:30pm

Plus, an extra special (evening) opening-act performance with the Oakville Wind Orchestra on July 25!

Oakville Wind Orchestra Summer Concert Series

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park – Butterfly Gazebo

The Oakville Wind Orchestra, Canada’s oldest community concert band, invites you join them for six FREE family-friendly lakeside concerts. Bring a chair and take a musical journey through the ages! Each performance starts at 7pm and runs for 1-hour.

July 4, 11, 18, 25

August 1 & 8

CRAFT Live-Afro Caribbean Canadian Waterfront Fete

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park

Did you know August is African, Caribbean and Black Canadian Appreciation Month in Oakville? Come and celebrate the contributions, culture and diversity of Afro Caribbean communities and beyond through music. Produced by @blingeventsinternational, the CRAFT Live-Afro Caribbean Canadian Waterfront Fete is a FREE, fun-packed event for the whole family!

Saturday, August 26 – 3pm to 11pm (live music, vendors, performances & DJ)

OPL Programming Under the Sails

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park – Under the Sails

The Oakville Public Library will offer programming 3-4 times per week, which will include storytimes, “book talks”, STEAM based sessions, Nature-based programming, and Maker programming for audiences of all-ages. More details coming soon!

Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 10am to 1pm starting June 19

Library ON THE GO Book Bike

BIA Office – 2360 Lakeshore Rd W

Connect with friends, neighbours and nature as you relax with a book. The Oakville Public Library’s Library ON THE GO Book Bike is back in Bronte for the summer! Think of it as an ice cream truck…but for books! This amenity features reading material for all ages that you can take or borrow. Come and connect, come and enjoy!

Weekdays (weather permitting)

The Bronte Block Party

On Bronte Rd – starting at Marine Dr

Mark your calendar because the fabulous businesses of the Bronte BIA are throwing a party…a Block Party! Enjoy fun & free activities for all-ages while you stroll along Bronte Road. For event details, click here.

Saturday, September 9 from 11am to 5pm