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Stratford and Area Galleries & Museums

Stratford and Area Galleries & Museums

When you’re looking for something different to do, visit Stratford to explore our town and surrounding area’s museums and galleries. You’ll have a lot of fun learning about our town’s unique history, culture and sports legacy. Intermix great food, beer or wine and heritage sights with your educational activities, and you’ll have all the makings of a perfect getaway in Stratford.

The Stratford Perth Museum

The Stratford Perth Museum never fails to surprise visitors with its interesting educational and creative displays. A series of new and exciting exhibits are always on display as well as school programs and engaging programs for adults. Whether it be showcasing famed Canadian artists or exhibits highlighting Canada’s rich history, or even artisans right here in Southwestern Ontario, the Stratford Perth Museums has something for everyone to enjoy. read more

Fall Events in Stratford 2019

Fall Events in Stratford 2019

The leaves are changing and there’s a chill in the air, but the fall events in Stratford are just heating up. Plan your Stratford getaway during autumn and indulge in all the spectacular tastes, activities, sights and fun of fall in our picturesque town.  

The Stratford Garlic Festival 2019


Stratford Garlic Festival

The 13th Annual Garlic Festival in Stratford, Ontario is showcasing 26 different varietals of garlic. Put your taste buds and breath to the test at this extremely entertaining and creative festival celebrating Southwestern Ontario garlic and producers. From garlic ice cream through to restorative teas, this celebration of garlic brings together food and flavour lovers from across Southwestern Ontario for two days of education, tasting and so much more. read more

Stratford and Area Farmers’ Markets

Stratford and Area Farmers’ Markets

Indulge in a simple, restful and colourful weekend by visiting the farmers’ markets surrounding Stratford. Whether you’re an avid cook, antique shopper or you just like to peruse trinkets and treats, Stratford’s many great indoor and outdoor markets are great places to take advantage of our region’s bounty.

There’s no better way to spend the day than discovering what the immense efforts of countless artisans and farmers’ produce for our region’s locals and visitors to enjoy. Plan to unwind in and around Stratford, as you take part in a tradition of good food and great company. read more