Highlights

Grand Experiences

Kitras Art Glass

Canada’s Largest Hot Glass Studio     Like blown glass? This will blow your mind!   When they told us we were going to have the opportunity to make a piece of art using hot glass infused with natural elements from the earth’s floor, we’re not going to lie – we were part excited and…

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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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Elora Horse & Hound

The Annual Elora Horse and Hound Parade will return in 2019!   Downton Abbey comes to Downtown Elora. The event returns in 2019.  More information to follow!     2017 Information Ontario’s Most Beautiful Village will host the pomp and circumstance of the Eglinton & Caledon Horse and Hound parade, benefiting Groves Memorial Hospital and the…

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Explore

Leave the city behind.

You don’t have to travel hours north for spectacular autumn views. We have them too! Visit Elora and Fergus.     Autumn leaves. Elora Gorge. Grand River. Belwood Lake. Elora Cataract Trail. Shops. Great restaurants and pubs. Scenic views. Maybe you’ve seen it all before, but have you seen it in October? It’s awesome. The…

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Downtown Fergus gets into the spirit of things

BOO!!  Ah! Don’t be scared, the Halloween Haunt Street Walk brings the fun of Halloween out in to the daylight and invites kids of all ages to head to downtown Fergus for a frightfully fun time! There will be witches, ghosts and spooky creatures amongst us, wondering in the shops, creeping through the streets and…

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Thanksgiving in Sensational Elora

The best weekend of the fall season is here and the best place to be? Also here. Right here, in Elora. Why? Because it’s sensational! This long weekend boasts many fine traditions for friends and family to gather and celebrate the harvest.  In our community’s social calendar, it brings two of our favourite fall events…

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The Elora Fergus Studio Tour

  The Elora Fergus Studio Tour. Inspiration behind every door.   Take the day. Take the weekend. Hey, take two!  Because exploring the Elora Fergus Studio is a true highlight to the fall season around here. It’s like a “Choose Your Own Adventure” for grown-ups!  So grab your map, mark your route and head out…

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The 182nd annual Fergus Fall Fair

The 182nd annual Fergus Fall Fair is this weekend celebrating our “Country Roots.” September 14, 15 and 16. Come on and get your country on! Sure, most people come to Fergus to see the beauty of the Grand River, our beautiful historic downtown or the many events that have put our community on the map,…

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22nd Annual Fergus Antique and Classic Car Show

  It all starts at 6 PM, September 7th, 2018 Get your motor running at the 22 annual Downtown Fergus Antique & Classic Car Show.     This is our idea of a PERFECT Friday night in downtown Fergus. Ready? It goes like this …   We jump in our ’67 Mustang, affectionately known as…

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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…

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Tartan up! August 10-12

You don’t have to be Scottish to LOVE the 73rd Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games. August 10-12, 2018   Sure, it helps, but trust us, if you love to celebrate culture, history, food, music, dance, Highland sporting events that you’ll never see at your local soccer field, than do not miss this opportunity to…

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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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