Oakville has many beautiful parks and gardens that provide the perfect backdrop for your professional or commercial photography. Some parks and facilities require a permit for formal photo shoots on municipal property.
Please view the list of parks that require a permit below. Clients are encouraged to visit all prospective photography sites prior to requesting permits and scheduling photo shoots.
A picturesque waterfront park located on Ontario Street below Lakeshore Road. The Bronte Butterfly Gazebo is an ideal spot for photography.
Historic gardens that overlook Oakville Harbour and feature a rock garden and 10,000 annuals on display between June and September. Perennials reflect the 1920s period.
Please note that restoration work will take place on the grounds of the Oakville Museum during the fall of 2016. The work will refurbish the stone steps in the rock garden on the southern slope of the property. The work is will restrict access to this area of the property for photography. Other areas of the Oakville Museum property will remain available for photography.
Extensive rose gardens and 15,000 annuals that bloom between June and September.
A beautiful tropical plant environment featuring Caribbean and South American tropical plants and seasonal displays.
Nottinghill Park and Shell Park are destination parks that do not require permits. Nottinghill Park has four perennial flower beds in bloom from April to October including an ornamental grass collection and 7,500 annuals. Shell Park has more than 500 blooming roses between June and September and 10,000 annuals in flower from May to September.