Trafalgar Road is a hugely significant in Oakville. Not only due to its historical past but also for the thriving businesses that call this road home, including numerous shopping and dining options, parks, educational facilities and more.
In the heart of Oakville sits Sheridan – one of Canada’s leading post-secondary institutions. Founded in 1967, Sheridan has grown from a local college of 400 students to educating approximately 18,000 full-time and 35,000 continuing and part-time studies students every year on four campuses in three Ontario cities. The Trafalgar Road campus has expanded through the years and is highly respected for its animation, film, theatre and liberal arts programs.
At the south end of Trafalgar Road you’ll discover Oakville’s charming downtown. This picturesque downtown is Oakville’s pride and joy with numerous restaurants, upscale shopping, a view of the lake, beautiful parks and the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Downtown Oakville hosts many events throughout the year and is a wonderful destination for a day of shopping, celebration or fine dining.
In the north end of Oakville, Trafalgar Road is home to convenient big box stores and franchise restaurants like Walmart, The Keg, and more. You will also find unique dining options like Ritorno Italian restaurant, multiple beauty salons and so much more!
Trafalgar Road is also a great road for a day trip, as it stretches up to Dufferin County. Oakville residents can take a Sunday drive through Milton, Halton Hills and beyond. Another great family fun outing is taking a stroll through the Oakville Historical Society Walkers Guided tour. Visit several historical sites in downtown Oakville at the shoreline of Lake Ontario, including Melancthon Simpson House, located at 235 Trafalgar Rd.; Potter’s Folly, located at 271 Trafalgar Rd., the only Italianate villa in Oakville; and Moses McCraney House, located at 213 Trafalgar Rd.