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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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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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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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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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Top 10 Things to Do in Fergus-Elora

Everyone says they’re unique, but Fergus and Elora aren’t your average tourist destinations. We can prove it. Here’s the Grand and Gorgeous ‘TOP 10 Things to Do in Fergus-Elora’, the kinds of things you can’t do anywhere else – because there is no place like this:   1. Gorge Cinema Elora   Take in a…

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Doors Open Fergus Elora

Welcome to Doors Open Fergus Elora  Knock, knock. Who’s there? YOU ARE.   Come on in!  The Downtown Fergus BIA is opening the doors wide to some of the coolest, most unique sites in this historic town so you can get a true sense of why this is a great place to explore.   Let’s stamp…

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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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