Culture Counts News
Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 11:56 AM
Call to Artists: Expression of Interest (EOI)
We're looking for street artists to help us celebrate Culture Days!
Deadline: August 22, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.
The City of Oshawa invites street artists to submit proposals to participate in a live painting event on September 24, 2022.
Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture that welcomes audiences to attend free participatory arts and culture activities. Programming will take place at multiple sites in Oshawa, including a family-friendly...
Posted on Tuesday, July 05, 2022 11:30 AM
Hundreds of classic vehicles will line downtown Oshawa streets for everyone to admire when Kars on King presented by Atria Developments returns on Friday, August 26 from 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The City of Oshawa is thrilled to partner with Autofest Nationals, Canadian Automotive Museum, Tribute Communities Centre, and the Downtown Oshawa Business Alliance to bring back Kars on King, a free downtown event featuring various vehicle makes and models dating back to 1991 and older.
Show off your ride!...
Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 12:30 PM
There’s something for every music lover to enjoy when Summer in the City, sponsored by TD Canada, returns to Oshawa beginning on Thursday, July 7.
Thursday free concerts
The free outdoor concert and event series kicks off on Thursday, July 7 at 7:00 p.m. with an evening of Soca from The Band Destiny (weather permitting) at beautiful Lakeview Park.
Remaining concerts take place 7:00 p.m. on various Thursdays at Memorial Park Bandshell (110 Simcoe Street South), weather permitting. Audiences will enjoy...
Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 06:00 AM
The City of Oshawa congratulates this year’s Oshawa Culture Counts Awards recipients who are being celebrated for their significant contributions to the community.
The City of Oshawa has chosen three winners for its annual Oshawa Culture Counts Awards. Launched in November 2017, the program’s goal is to celebrate and honour the creative and cultural achievements of the community. The Professional Artist, Emerging Artist and Innovation and Creation Champion Awards were formally presented by Oshawa...
Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 06:15 AM
The City of Oshawa is thrilled to present a return to in-person events kicking off with the 18th annual Peony Festival on Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12 at the Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens located adjacent to Children’s Arena (155 Arena St.).
Named one of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals and Events, the festival runs from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and features one of Canada’s largest contemporary peony collections in bloom in the gardens, in addition to hundreds of cut blooms displayed inside...