Year Round Events and Attractions

Aberfoyle Mill Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
Aberfoyle Mill80 Brock Rd. S., Aberfoyle (One mile north of Hwy #401, ext 299.)
A marriage of the Mill's fine cuisine and live theatre. Upcoming theatre times can be found on the Aberfoyle Mill's website. Various Friday evenings year-round
T 519.763.1070 | See the Aberfoyle Mill ad
Arthur Historical Rooms
Arthur Historical Society146 George St., Arthur
Arthur and Area Historical Society was formed on January 29, 2003. Monthly meetings are scheduled for the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Arthur Chamber of Commerce office at 7:30 pm. Tours of historical rooms are available Wednesdays from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
T 519.848.3015
Butter Tarts and Buggies
Butter Tarts and BuggiesWellington North and Minto
Explore the Simpler Life in the rural areas of Minto, Wellington North and Southgate where you'll come across a variety of butter tart flavours and other dessert creations and inventions. A showcase of local food and handcrafted items producers and business related to the horse and buggy culture. You may even chance upon the opportunity to have a buggy ride. How sweet is that!
T 519.848.3620 or
Century Church Theatre
Century Church Theatre72 Trafalgar Rd., Hillsburgh
A venue for live entertainment, hosting Century Church Theatre Company and Century Theatre Guild. Also available for community rental as performance, wedding or meeting space. Operated by Erin Arts Foundation.
T 519.855.4586
Drayton Festival Theatre
Drayton Festival Theatre33 Wellington St., Drayton
Season after season, visitors have continued to flock to the Drayton Festival Theatre for an entertaining mix of hilarious comedies and memorable musicals. Over 100 productions have been produced on the Drayton Festival Theatre stage since 1991. Open from May to August.
T 1.855.DRAYTON (372.9866)
Elora Acoustic Cafe
Elora Acoustic Cafe0536 Wellington Road 18 (Wellington County Museum), Fergus
The Elora Acoustic Cafe is a place to perform, listen and converse in a warm, welcoming cafe setting. Bring an instrument, a voice or simply come out and enjoy some of our local - and not so local - performers. Join us the second Friday of the month.
Elora Cataract Trailway
Elora Cataract TrailwayGerrie Road, Elora
A 47 kilometre, multi-use trailway linking parks, watersheds and communities in south-central Ontario including beautiful Elora and Fergus.
Elora Culinary Walking Tour
Elora Walking TourThe Village Olive Grove, 8 Mill Street West, Elora
Come for a stroll through the streets of historic Elora and enjoy the culinary delights found there. Our walking tours bring together food, history and architecture in a unique and fun way.
T 226.384.7000 or
Elora Sculpture Project

Elora Sculpture ProjectDowntown Elora
The Elora Sculpture Project is an annual outdoor exhibition in downtown Elora. Each year we select up to 15 new works. Please come and enjoy from May to October!
T 519.846.2563 or

Fergus Grand Theatre
Fergus Grand Theatre244 St. Andrew St. W., Fergus
The Fergus Grand Theatre has become Centre Wellington and area's premier live performance venue. Showcasing a diverse line up of events in this historic building.
T 519.787.1981 or
The Gorge Cinema
The Gorge Cinema43 Mill St. W., Elora
Elora's Gorge Cinema is a charming, privately owned movie theatre situated in the heart of picturesque Elora. Come experience movies in an historic and intimate setting.
T 519.846.0191 or
Grand River Raceway
Grand River Raceway7445 Wellington Rd. 21, Elora
Seasonal live harness racing, year-round simulcast racing, and fine casual dining. Grand River Raceway also boasts party and conference services with fabulous on-site catering to suit your next social event or off-site business function.
T 519.846.5455 or
Harriston Town Hall Theatre
Harriston Town Hall Theatre68 Elora St., Harriston
The Town Hall Theatre is wheelchair accessible and boasts professional-quality lighting, sound and staging facilities. The Grey Wellington Theatre Guild stages productions each spring and fall and also hosts tribute performers.
T 519.338.2778 or
John Webb Gallery
John Webb GalleryHarriston Library, 88 Mill St. Third Floor, Harriston
The Harriston Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation of the unique heritage of the town of Harriston and Minto Township through archival collections of vintage pictures, documents and artifacts. With hundreds of family histories, thousands of photographs, and countless other indexed resources you will find the collection to be a treasure trove of valuable information and materials for the genealogist, the historian, the student and the tourist in everyone.
T 519.338.2137
Minto Arts Gallery
Minto Arts GalleryHarriston Library, 88 Mill St. Third Floor, Harriston
The Minto Arts Gallery is operated by the Minto Arts Council. The Gallery is committed to showcasing local and distant artistic talent collections, along with historical and educational displays.
T 519.327.8529 or
Mount Forest Museum and Archives
Mount Forest Museum 102 Main St. S., The Old Post Office, Mount Forest
Inviting visitors to capture a snapshot of Mount Forest's past and experience the people, events and way of life that have shaped the community. Operated by the Mount Forest Historical Society.
T 519.323.4755 or 1.866.423.4755
Norgan Theatre
Norgan Theatre 275 Main St. W., Palmerston
The Norgan Theatre is equipped with a high-definition digital projector, producing better quality images for movie goers Friday - Sunday. The Norgan Theatre also hosts a variety of special performances including the monthly film festival, comedy nights, concerts and seminars.
T 510.343.3640 or
OLG Slots
OLG Slots at Grand River Grand River Raceway, 7445 Wellington County Rd. 21, Elora
200 electrifying slot machines and a full menu restaurant makes for an evening of excitement and fine food! Open 24 hours, 7 days a week for your gaming enjoyment.
T 519.846.2022 or
Ontario Steam Heritage Museum
Ontario Steam Heritage Museum7192 Gore Rd, Puslinch
A step back in time. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and operation of steam powered equipment. Call and book an appointment.
T 519.740-7185 or
Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum
Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum166 William St., Palmerston
The Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum Association houses railway memorabilia for the GTR/CNR out of Palmerston. The museum is also home to the Town of Minto Heritage Association which has research materials available for genealogical research.
T 519.343-4014 or 519.343.3435 or
Wellington Artists' Art Centre and Gallery
Wellington Artists' Gallery6142 Wellington Rd. 29, R.R. #4, Fergus
Nestled in an old apple orchard, Wellington Artists' Gallery and Art Centre offers a varied selection of high quality original new works, with featured artists changing each month, while their sculpture garden offers a space for playful reflection. Workshops, painting groups, a juried exhibition and a proud participant in Centre Wellington's Culture Days. Open May to November.
T 519.843.6303 or
Wellington County Museum and Archives

Wellington County Museum

0536 Wellington Rd. 18, between Fergus and Elora
Twelve galleries of Museum exhibits reflect the life stories of Wellington County people over the centuries. The brand new archival facility documents the history of Wellington County from its first settlement.
T 519.846.0916 or

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