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Explore the Stratford Christmas Trail

Capture the spirit of giving and the joy of checking off that list. Stroll our festive streets and discover unique and individual gifts. Christmas Trail expires December 20.

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Canada’s premier arts town transforms into a holiday wonderland draped in fresh cedar and tied with big red bows. Enjoy musical concerts, culinary trails and unexpected shopping finds. Discover the colours, flavours and sounds that make a visit to Stratford a getaway to savour anytime of year. 


  • The Stratford Chefs School, where the best chefs train, invites you to student dinners in their exciting new facilities. 
  • Stratford Perth Museum features the stories of Stratford’s rail history, Stratford Festival masks and costumes along with a Taste of Science exhibitions.
  • Stratford Festival presents invigorating musicals, definitive classics, modern drama and timeless Shakespearean productions April to October.  Give the gift of theatre for the holidays.
  • Gallery Stratford currently features a selection of artists including Ron Shuebrook, Amanda Clyne, Peter Johnston and more.
  • Castle Kilbride invites you to marvel at the lavish festive décor in this 1877 National Treasure.


Stratford City Hall

Stratford New Year's Music Fest

Celebrate the New Year country style in Market Square with Sam Roberts Band, River Junction Band, Trent Severn and more. Two nights of music finish with a laser light show, December 30 & 31.

Married couple in front of The Bruce Restaurant


Savour the warmth of the holidays Canadian themed dinners, gingerbread house decorating and  unique wine pairings at The Bruce Restaurant.