Oakville Waterfront Festival Makes Its Return in 2013


After 4 years without, the Oakville Waterfront Festival returns for 2013

oakville waterfront festival 2013
Photo source: oakvillefestival.com

“It’s BIG, It’s Back… and it’s FREE!” said festival chair Bill Smith at today’s media announcement. This year, the Oakville Waterfront festival will be held August 2-4, 2013.

The Oakville Waterfront Festival was an annual festival held over three days in June each year at Coronation Park. It kicked off summer with a bang for 18 years from 1992 to 2009.

Some of the Oakville Waterfront Festival highlights were:

  • concerts
  • children’s village
  • sports zone
  • food & drink
  • craft show
  • theme park
  • fireworks

Just some of the Oakville Waterfront Festival’s past performers and headliners have included: Hedley, Finger Eleven, Blue Rodeo, Karl Wolf, the late Jeff Healey, Jann Arden, Danny Fernandes, Jacksoul, Great Big Sea, Shiloh, Jesse Cook, Justin Hines, and Juno winner Murray McLauchlan.

Shout out to Oakville.com for their info – Check out their Oakville Waterfront Festival page

Stay tuned for more info on the 2013 Oakville Waterfront Festival…

  • Sarah S

    This is great news. Being new to Oakville this year will be so exciting with the various activities taking place. Very excited!

    • OakvilleRealtor

      I couldn’t agree more Sarah! I can’t wait to hear more about the festival – stay tuned… Oh, and welcome to Oakville! :)

  • Lori

    I’m a Cornation Park resident and happy to hear the Festival is back! I’m reading lots about what it used to be …. Not much about what is scheduled for 2013. What bands will be playing? Will there be fun for the kids? Fireworks?

    • OakvilleRealtor

      Lori, I will be posting an update I received from the Waterfront Festival organizers shortly. The music lineup should be announced this week as well.

  • debbie

    wow Burlington sent out their list of performers, have not heard a thing about Oakville, must be some stunning lineup

    • OakvilleRealtor

      Hi Debbie, I am told by the organizers the music lineup should be available within a week.