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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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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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Fergus Tartan Day 2018

Fergus Tartan Day 2018   Break out the tartans and the itchy woolen socks, strap on the sporran and polish the boots. Then head to downtown Fergus for a day of fun on April 8, from 1-5pm. (Aye, but rest assured the party goes on much longer! Surely you can too.). Fergus Tartan Day is…

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Things to do in Winter in Elora and Fergus

We embrace winter full-on here, because whether you love the fresh air of the great outdoors or the warmth and comfort of the great indoors, we live in the ultimate winter wonderland. It’s simply the most beautiful place to be when the snow falls and the ice forms and everywhere you look it is picture-perfect.…

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Late Night Shopping (2017)

Downtown Fergus is a festive place to be for the whole family during the annual Late Night Shopping event on December 1, 2017! Gather around for the traditional tree lighting ceremony along the Riverwalk. Enjoy music, merriment and more. Our festive shops are open late and ready to welcome you in from the cold with…

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Halloween Haunt Street Walk

Hey kids! Halloween Haunt starts here.     Who says the ghosts and ghouls only come out at night? Not us! Come to Downtown Fergus on Saturday, October 28 and see for yourself.   The Halloween Haunt Street Walk is a fabulous spooky tradition celebrated in the light of day, where the historic main street…

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Elora Monster March Parade

Gather together and wander along … all you need is a costume and you’ll belong.   The Monster March   Get your Halloween ON! The annual Monster March Parade is a tradition of family-friendly fun that brings out the ghouls, the zombies, and yes, the princesses and Super Heroes too. You’ve never experienced a Halloween…

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Culture Days Centre Wellington

Canada loves culture. Centre Wellington does too.   Culture Day festivities are a national event that encourage people from coast to coast to participate in everything culture. This is chance to take part in artist workshops, performances, agricultural events and more. When you visit Fergus and Elora you’ll soon see that Culture Days are EVERY…

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Elora Fergus Studio Tour

Meet the makers.   The 2018 Elora Fergus Studio Tour is September 22-23 and September 29-30. It’s one thing to appreciate art; it’s another thing altogether to  see where the creative process begins, where the art is made and meet the artist in person. The Elora Fergus Studio Tour is two weekends of inspired discovery. A total…

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