Stratford Today

Now a town overflowing with history, world class theatre and an abundance of natural beauty, Stratford attracts visitors from all around. It is an area made rich by the talents of artists and farmers, trades people and professionals all working together over the past 160 years. Working together, they have built a friendly, sophisticated and very active community in the heart of Southwestern Ontario.

Visit Stratford and be instantly transported to a magical, timeless place, surrounded by narrow cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages, charming antique stores, fine restaurants, sophisticated galleries and spectacular antebellum homes.

Stroll quiet lanes and browse quaint antique shops as you explore the enchanting little town which exudes Tudor charm. Wander its picturesque Victorian streetscapes or spend an evening at the Bard in North America's largest classical repertory theatre. Visit the Stratford Festival warehouse comprising of one of the largest theatrical collections in North America. Take a stroll along the lovely Avon River filled with graceful white swans, or in a fourty-five minute drive, you can hike the sandy shores of lake Huron. Whatever your passion, Stratford is sure to spark your imagination and creativity.