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The Annual Stratford Swan Weekend

The Annual Stratford Swan Weekend

Stratford Celebrates Swans During its Spring Weekend

During the weekend of April 7, visit Stratford and see a truly unique spectacle – a parade of swans! Stratford’s swans are as infamous as they are beautiful, so don’t miss the swan-themed celebrations taking place throughout the weekend. This year, the event has been expanded to include even more feathery-fun for families and visitors of all ages.

The Swan Parade on the Avon River

On Sunday, April 8 at 2 pm, along Lakeside Drive in Stratford, prepare to watch as the gorgeous and graceful swans stroll toward the Avon River. This is an unbelievable photo and video opportunity that animal lovers, romantics and just about everybody else will not want to miss. read more

Stratford Festival 2018 Playbill

Stratford Festival 2018 Playbill

Theatre-lovers and first-time theatregoers can look forward to an incredible playbill for the 2018 Stratford Festival, which has just been released! Visit Stratford, Ontario for world-class theatre that will move your hearts, bring you to tears and get you on your feet.

Each year, the Stratford Festival offers audiences from across North America the best that theatre has to offer. Exceptional casts and creative teams work year-round to put together impeccable renditions of some of the world’s most famous plays, as well as original productions by Stratford’s very own. read more

Plan a Romantic Weekend in Stratford, Ontario

Plan a Romantic Weekend in Stratford, Ontario

Known as the cultural capital of Canada, Stratford is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. If you love theatre, music, amazing food, and natural and historical beauty, Stratford will set the perfect tone for your weekend away.

Experience World-Class Music and Theatre

Stratford is named after the place where William Shakespeare was born for good reason. Home to the Stratford Festival – North America’s largest classical theatre showcase – this picturesque town is celebrated by seasoned theatre-goers from across Ontario and far beyond. read more