Just west of Toronto you’ll find rich culinary, cultural, heritage and outdoor experiences. Our abundant agriculture is reflected in local farmers’ markets such as St. Jacobs, enjoyed in renowned restaurants and celebrated with seasonal festivals and events. We are home to theatre and music companies, including the acclaimed Stratford Festival. Discover Victorian architecture, along with one of North America’s largest Amish and Mennonite communities, and its largest Bavarian festival, Kitchener’s Oktoberfest. Enjoy great trails, the beaches of Lake Huron, the heritage-designated Grand River, and our parks and campgrounds.
Innovative productions ranging from the Bard's canon to revivals of musicals and contemporary plays on four stages.
Canada's largest year-round farmers' market; find local foods, baked goods, meats, cheese, preserves, and other delicious edibles.
Provides a fantastic introduction to aspects of the Mennonite faith and culture.
Browse for handcrafted quilts, hand-blown glass, pottery, antiques, clothing and more.
Last remaining covered bridge in the area spanning 198 ft. across the Grand River.
Step back in time to experience a simpler life, with a little adventure. Experience St. Jacob’s Mennonite Country, touring its Grand River Valley setting on bicycles, paddling the Canadian Heritage River by canoe and discovering the beautiful simplicity of Old Order Mennonite Culture.