Taking its name from the Garry Oak trees found throughout the region, Oak Bay occupies a south east location adjacent to the city of Victoria. Oak Bay is renowned for its rugged shorelines and beautiful beaches. Incorporated in 1906, the municipality of Oak Bay is resplendent with character and heritage homes. Residents value the excellent schools, restaurants, delis, bistros, neighbourhood pubs and golf courses. Oak Bay hosts the always popular annual Oak Bay Tea Party at Willows Beach.