Things To Do In St. Jacobs

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ST. JACOBS

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THE VILLAGE OF ST. JACOBS

Rediscover St. Jacobs! Located in Waterloo Region, and nestled along the scenic Conestoga River, the Village of St. Jacobs is an escape from the everyday. With its many unique shops, artist studios, restaurants, craft brewery and a rich cultural history, there’s a lot to explore in St. Jacobs!

ATTRACTIONS AND ENTERTAINMENT

Take in demonstrations and displays at the annual Quilt & Fibre Art Festival, enjoy the holiday magic of St. Jacobs Sparkles, watch professional theatre performances at the historic St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre and much more.

OUTDOOR RECREATION

St. Jacobs is surrounded by beautiful pastoral scenery that begs you to go exploring. More than 80 kilometres of trails wind their way in and around St. Jacobs, including the Millrace Footpath — a 2 kilometre path that is part of the Trans Canada Trail.

ARTS, CULTURE AND HERITAGE

Find out the history of the Mennonite community that calls St. Jacobs home at The Mennonite Story. Watch artists at work in their studios, see O scale model trains as they travel through a 3000 sq. ft. replicated village, and learn the history of local maple syrup production. There’s so much to rediscover in St. Jacobs!

FOOD & DRINK

Whether you’re hungry for home-style comfort foods, innovative entrees, homemade baking and preserves or locally crafted beers and coffees, you’ll find whatever you’re craving in St. Jacobs.

ITINERARIES

Looking for suggestions on what to do while you’re visiting St. Jacobs? Explore Waterloo Region has designed a one-day itinerary to help you experience the best of what the village has to offer!

 

The Village of St. Jacobs

The Village of St. Jacobs

The Village of St. Jacobs one of Ontario's earliest settled communities — is brimming with gift and clothing shops, a boutique bakery, pottery studio, gourmet foods, craft brewery, coffee roastery and places to eat.

The West Montrose Bridge

The West Montrose Bridge

The West Montrose Bridge is the last remaining covered bridge in the area spanning 198 ft. across the Grand River. Just 15 minutes from St. Jacobs.

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