Welcome the season in Downtown Oakville

After a long and challenging winter, spring is (finally) in the air. Peel yourself away from those TV, computer and, tablet screens indoors and head outside to welcome the new season in Downtown Oakville, where there’s something for everyone. No need to visit an outlet mall when you can enjoy a day exploring the downtown core, stopping for a lunch or a latte at a local restaurant. In downtown Oakville, experience the best of both worlds with personal service and quality close to home.

For the fitness enthusiast

As the snow begins to melt, you may be starting to think of ways to keep active outdoors this spring. Outdoor cycling is an excellent way to stay fit while exploring new parts of the Town. Whether you’re looking for a new bike or planning to upgrade some accessories, hit up Racer Sportif located at 151 Robinson Street for all your cycling needs. Step aside, Peloton, there’s a new bike in town that’s perfect for your next adventure outside.

bicycle leaned up against a brick wall

For the green thumb

There’s no better way to welcome spring and brighten up your living space than with a fresh bouquet of flowers or lush greenery. Luckily, downtown Oakville is sprawling with local florist shops and boutiques, making it easy to find the right arrangement for any occasion. Moon’s Flowers, located on  Dunn Street, offers everything from seasonal bouquets to potted plants and succulents. You can shop online and have your selections delivered right to your doorstep or visit the team in person.

 

A few steps away, you’ll find Fiori, nestled at 179 Lakeshore Road E. Fiori’s boutique-style and walk-in cooler showcases its charming and trendy floral arrangements and designs. Check them out in-person, or browse through their interactive website online while taking advantage of free, same-day delivery service anywhere in Oakville.

For the fashionista

It’s safe to say many of us have been sporting our PJs and sweatpants for the past 12 months or so while staying at home. If you’re feeling like it’s time to freshen up your wardrobe for spring, look no further than Anthropolgie at 159 Lakeshore Road E. Given that we live in Canada and the weather is somewhat unpredictable, stock up on cozy cardigans and light jackets to keep you warm until summertime.

If you’re still finding it hard to part ways with your comfies, head into Lululemon and stock up on the latest spring athleisure wear. You might even find something that pairs nicely with your new bike.

 

woman walking from a building in a bright blue and yellow spring dress

For the foodie

All of that shopping will definitely work up an appetite. Enjoy take-out or curbside pick-up, Dar Nabati has a variety of Mediterranean-inspired plant-based meals and snacks to curb your hunger.

Another great option is Buca Di Bacco, a restaurant serving fine Italian food ranging from antipasto and fresh salads to authentic pizza and spaghetti bolognese. Is your mouth watering yet?

If the weather is cooperating, find visit Towne Square or walk down to Lakeside park to find the perfect spot to dine or drink in the sunshine.

sausages and peppers on a wooden plater
Buca Di Bacco lunch.

For the beauty buff

After a long winter cooped up indoors, it’s no secret that you may need a little (or a lot) of TLC. Head over to Nuworld Botanicals at 118 Thomas Street, where you can create, invent and experiment with DIY natural skincare products that are tailored specifically for you. Make your own 100 percent pure face masks, body scrubs, body butter, or shampoo bars with cruelty-free and vegan ingredients.

If you’re looking for a more aesthetic treatment, Lara’s Beauty Med-Center has you covered. Shed the winter season with a hydration facial or welcome spring with a diamond microdermabrasion or chemical peel to look and feel your best.

It’s clear that downtown Oakville is bustling with things to do and places to explore for individuals with all types of interests. There’s no shortage of local options for everyone in your family – from the fitness enthusiast to the fashionista, so be sure to choose to support local businesses here in downtown Oakville.

 

*Please be sure to visit Halton Public Health to consider guidelines and closures ahead of your visit.