Highlights

Grand Experiences

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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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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Inner Joy Getaways

A Grand Experience. A unique destination. Inner Joy Getaways.   Thinking outside the box is exactly what makes Inner Joy Getaways our idea of a Grand Experience.     Imagine the convenience of a bed and breakfast, the amenities of a hotel, the privacy of a resort, with the natural landscape views of a riverside…

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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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Explore

Late Night Sip’n Shop

Eat, Drink, Shop & Be Merry!   Christmas shopping should always be this much fun! We love shopping in Downtown Fergus any time of year, but on November 30th, 2018, the shops really go out of their way to create a very merry experience for one and all. It’s Christmas shopping the way it was…

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We Remember

November 11th – Remembrance Day is honoured in many ways locally each year and if you find yourself in Fergus or Elora over this weekend, we invite you to take part in our many events.       Without a doubt, the most spectacular display to honour our fallen takes place on front lawn of…

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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 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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