Visit Wellington

Exploration and adventure await you in Wellington County. Whether it's to spend a day out with your friends or family, a new experience is waiting for you.

Visitor's Map

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Festivals and Events Guide

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 Plan Your Trip


Weekend Escapes

View at Pike Lake

Stay at one of our charming Bed and Breakfasts

Explore the Aberfoyle Antique Market

Visit Mapleton's Organic Farm

View exhibits at Wellington County Museum and Archives

Catch a show at the Drayton Festival Theatre

Camp at a GRCA park

Pick up fresh local items at our many

Farmers' Markets

Festivals and Events

Riverfest Elora photoMount Forest Fireworks

Riverfest Elora

Eden Mills Writers Festival

Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Local Food Fest

Hillside Community and Music Festival

Summer Activities

Bicycle at Elora Centre for the Arts










Winter activities

Cross Country Skiing in Mapleton

Ice Skating

Cross-County Skiing


Ice Fishing


Must Do's in Wellington County

  1. Taste Dandelion Ice Cream at Mapleton's Organic Dairy
  2. Explore the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum and Old 81
  3. Catch a live horse race at Grand River Raceway
  4. View Patriotic Murals in Arthur
  5. Tube down the Grand River
  6. Taste an ABC Burger at the Drayton Chop House
  7. Treasure hunt at Aberfoyle Antique Market
  8. Sample craft beers at Elora Brewing Company
  9. View a live show at the Drayton Festival Theatre
  10. Fly Fish on the Grand River
  11. View an exhibit at the Wellington County Museum and Archives
  12. Stroll through Templin Gardens
  13. View the Mill ruins at Rockwood Conservation Area
  14. Tour the lavender fields at Flowers to Fragrance
  15. Swim at the Elora Quarry
  16. Have a Caesar on the patio at the Puslinch Marina Restaurant and watch the professional water skiers
  17. Try your hand at Glass Blowing
  18. Pick up a Local Food Map
  19. Canoe on Belwood Lake
  20. Meet the donkeys at The Donkey Sanctuary of Canada
  21. Zipline across the Elora Gorge
  22. Escape the corn maze at Strom's Farm and Bakery
  23. Take a cooking class at La Cucina Di Natalina, Italian Cooking School 
  24. Try out Glamping
  25. Test your green thumb with plants from a Wellington greenhouse.
  26. Catch a flick at the Norgan Theatre or the Gorge Cinema
  27. Join your friends for a round of golf
  28. Enjoy some waterpark fun at Emerald lake
  29. Sign up for a butchery class at Thatcher Farms
  30. Play nude volleyball at the Ponderosa Nature Resort


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