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Parkwood National Historic Site water fountain


City of Oshawa

Oshawa offers an abundance of year-round adventures, celebrations and recreational activities for the entire family.

Visit the state-of-the-art Tribute Communities Centre and catch the action of the Oshawa Generals OHL hockey team or see top musical artists and events.

Oshawa’s vibrant downtown core features unique gift shops, multicultural restaurants and entertainment.

Enjoy compositions from the repertoires of the Ontario Philharmonic. Watch a play at the Oshawa Little Theatre or enjoy the award-winning Canada Day celebration. Uncover the story of Canadian art at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery. With its beginnings rooted in the aspirations of local artists, the gallery houses a variety of works and collections that celebrate the vitality of Canadian art.

Visit Parkwood National Historic Site and learn about the founder of General Motors of Canada, auto baron R. Samuel McLaughlin and his family. Parkwood is one of Canada’s oldest and last remaining grand estates — this heritage destination boasts intact architectural, landscape and interior designs of the 1920s and 1930s.

Discover more about Canada’s significant automotive history at the Canadian Automotive Museum. History enthusiasts will also enjoy the Oshawa Aeronautical Military and Industrial Museum and the Oshawa Museum which is nestled on the shores of Lake Ontario.

Appreciate Oshawa’s natural beauty as you explore the extensive trails network or enjoy the picturesque surroundings at stunning Lakeview Park. Visit the Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens featuring over 300 different peony cultivars, as well as a collection of lilacs, lilies, hostas and a water feature garden.

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Lighthouse on Lake Ontario