• Bet on fun.

    If you’ve never experienced the live-action thrill of getting up-close to the finish line, the thunder of hooves on the track, the cheers of the crowd, the excitement as the horses take that last turn for the straightaway, then we encourage you to enjoy a summer night at Grand River Raceway. From June to September,…

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  • Head to the Quarry!

    Head to the Quarry! Another rite of summer passage here is a trip to the Quarry – and we’ve got TWO, so you’ve got options! The Elora Quarry is a two-acre former limestone quarry, renowned for its deep emerald green water and sandy beach, a picturesque oasis carved into the steep 12 metre hight limestone…

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  • Grand adventures in Elora & Fergus

    Thrill Rides Forget amusement parks, our thrill rides are the real deal and Mother Nature is in control. You’ll never get a better view of the Elora Gorge than from the waters of the Grand River, and you’ll never have more fun than doing so than on a big, bouncy inflatable inter-tube. Choose your own…

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  • Riverfest Elora 2018

    Happy 10th  anniversary Riverfest Elora, you charmer, you. We’ve waited all year for this party. ALL YEAR. And we’re okay with it because, we already know that Riverfest Elora 2018 is totally worth the wait. How can we be so sure?  Experience. We haven’t missed a Riverfest yet, which means we have TEN years of…

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  • Industry Day at Grand River Raceway

    There is something about the sound of horse’s hooves thundering passed the rail, going at breakneck speed along the track, so gallant and strong, making the final turn running for position, with the yips from the drivers leaning back long in their sulkies, steering them into position. And all the while the animated commentary of…

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  • Fergus Medieval Faire

    Armour up! Fergus is about to go Medieval.   Fergus is a beautiful historic town, but it’s about to go MEDIEVAL! On Saturday, July 28, the merchants of Downtown Fergus will host the Fergus Medieval Faire, inviting everyone to take a step back in time with a full day of fun. And seriously, who doesn’t…

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  • Twilight at Templin

      As the sun slides behind the horizon at the end of a warm summer Wednesday evening, the buildings of downtown Fergus cast long shadows over the streets and people begin to gather along the paved path of the Riverwalk that winds behind the downtown shops, along the flowing waters of the Grand River.  …

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  • Bridges in Elora & Fergus

      Sir Isaac Newton is quoted as saying, “We build too many walls and not enough bridges.” Well, we assure you, Mr. Newton would love Fergus and Elora because we love our bridges. They aren’t just a means to cross over the beautiful Grand River and Irvine River, they are meeting places, special places –…

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  • Grand River Raceway

    Expect an experience at Grand River Raceway   Looking for a way to add some excitement to your week nights? Bet we can help.  Trot off to the horse races and get in on the action. Win, place or show – there’s no better place to go than Elora’s Grand River Raceway on a summer…

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  • Riverfest Elora 2017

    Riverfest Elora 2017 Sure, you’ve been to lots of music festivals, but you’ve not had an experience until you’ve been to Riverfest Elora. That’s cool. There’s room. But hurry, ‘cause it’s about to get real. Welcome to one of the best music festivals in Ontario – small enough to keep it real – big enough…

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