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Visit Santa!

Visit Market Square for 'A Victorian Christmas' in Downtown Stratford and visit Santa! 

Dates: November 23 and 24, November 30 and December 1, 7, 8, 14 and 15

1 pm - 4 pm

**Santa will be at the Avon Theatre for the 5th Annual Christmas Market in Stratford's Market Square on Sunday, November 24, 2019**

When: Open Sun.Sat.
from Nov. 23rd to Dec. 15th, 2019
Where: Market Square, Stratford
Cost: Free
MAP
Contact: 519-508-1415
stratfordcitycentre.ca



2019 Boar's Head Entertainment

GV & Tim -- Rock & Roll for the soul, playing everything from yesterday until today! Bring your dancing shoes and your singing voices! See you there.

When:  Saturday Nov. 23rd, 2019
Where: Boar's Head Pub, Stratford
Cost: Free
MAP
Contact: 519-271-1400
www.queensinnstratford.ca



Christmas Carriage Rides

Ride the streets of downtown Stratford in style... and dress warm!  Rides leave from City Hall on the Wellington Street side.  First come, first served basis.  Enjoy!

When:  Nov. 23rd to Nov. 24th, 2019
Where: Market Square, Stratford
Cost: Free
MAP
Contact: 519-508-1415
stratfordcitycentre.ca



Stratford Bacon and Ale Trail

Bacon and Ale - two of life's greatest creations!  You'll gain a whole new appreciation for your favourite obsessions.  This self-guided walking trail includes vouchers that you can use at 5 stops.  Each voucher will entitle you to a "tasting" of a unique bacon and ale inspired treat and the chance to speak to Stratford and area's culinary stars while visiting our unique restaurants and retail locations.  This trail is offered year round and is valid for one week (7 days) from the date of purchase.  Bacon and Ale Trail gift certificates are great for birthday and anniversary gifts, which can be redeemable at a later date. 

Limited availability on Sundays and Mondays.
 

When: Open Tue. to Sat.
from Apr. 2nd to Dec. 22nd, 2019
Where: Pick up your vouchers at Stratford Tourism Alliance, Stratford
Cost: $30/Per pass plus HST
MAP
Contact: 519-271-5140 or 1-800-561-7926
visitstratford.ca/bacontrail



Stratford Christmas Trail

The Stratford Christmas Trail captures the spirit of giving and the joy of checking off that list.  You’ll discover unique and individual gift ideas when you stroll our festive streets draped in fresh cedar rope and tied with big red bows. Stratford Tourism is making it easy to kick off your holiday shopping with The Christmas Trail – six gifts for $30 (+HST). Several participanting businesses have selected fabulous stocking stuffers for you to choose from. And because it’s Stratford, be on the lookout for seven swans a swimming.

Starting November 1st and running until December 20, 2019

Please note that there could be limited availability on Sundays and Mondays.

When: Open Tue. to Sat.
from Nov. 1st to Dec. 20th, 2019
Where: Stratford Tourism Alliance, Stratford
Cost: $30/per person +HST
MAP
Contact: 519-271-5140 or 1-800-561-7926
visitstratford.ca/christmastrail



Carolers! A Very Victorian Christmas in Downtown Stratford

Enjoy the Christmas merriment of carolers during A Victorian Christmas in Downtown Stratford 5th Annual Christmas Market (Market Square and Avon Theatre) AND Very Merry Mini Markets (Market Square).

November 23, 24, 30

December 1, 7 ,8, 14 &15

When: Open Sun.Sat.
from Nov. 23rd to Dec. 15th, 2019
Where: Market Square, Stratford
Cost: Free
MAP
stratfordcitycentre.ca



Stratford Chocolate Trail

EXPLORING THE CHOCOLATE TRAIL BURNS CALORIES.
GOOD THING.

The Chocolate Trail is a self-guided tour that introduces you to our world-famous confectioners and bakers.  You’ll get to sample our decadent treats and meet the makers who craft these indulgences year round.  

Purchase your Chocolate Trail Pass in person at the Stratford Tourism office, which includes vouchers that entitle you to choose six of the stops on a self-guided tour.  The Chocolate Trail is offered year-round and is valid for 1 week from date of purchase. You can also give a gift certificate that the recipient can redeem for a Stratford Chocolate Trail Pass — those can be purchased online or in person. 

Limited availability on Sundays and Mondays.

When: Open Tue. to Sat.
from Apr. 2nd to Dec. 22nd, 2019
Where: Pick up your vouchers at Stratford Tourism Alliance, Stratford
Cost: $30/Per pass plus HST
MAP
Contact: 519-271-5140 or 1-800-561-7926
visitstratford.ca/chocolatetrail



Stratford Chefs School Dinner Series

Under the tutelage of professional chefs from our community and across the globe, Stratford Chefs School students prepare and serve innovative four to six course dinner menus to the public.

Tuesday through Saturday from 6:30pm | Prix fixe menus change daily.

Dinners include wine pairings and coffee or tea |  $70 - $90 per person + taxes.

Reservations Required.

Visit website for menus and to make reservations: www.stratfordchef.com or call 519.271.1414.

When: Open Tue. to Sat.
from Oct. 22nd to Dec. 14th, 2019
Where: Stratford Chefs School Kitchens, Stratford
Cost: $70-$90 + taxes/Per person
MAP
Contact: 519-271-1414
www.stratfordchef.com



Carousel Rides! A Victorian Christmas in Downtown Stratford

Come for a ride on a Carousel in Stratford Market Square during  A Victorian Christmas in Downtown Stratford 5th Annual Outdoor Christmas Market (November 24th) and the Very Merry Mini-Markets! 

November 23, 24, 30

December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15

When: Open Sun.Sat.
from Nov. 23rd to Dec. 15th, 2019
Where: Market Square, Stratford
Cost: By donation
MAP
stratfordcitycentre.ca



Silk Roads: Travels Through the Muslim World

Ever wonder about the more unknown explorers like Ibn Battua and Zheng He, who were contemporaries of Marco Polo? From his travels, Geoff Williams will share glimpses of other parts of the Muslim-influenced world (past and present) from places like Kazakstan to the Alhambra via India, Turkey, Indonesia, and Africa.     

When:  Saturday Nov. 23rd, 2019
Where: Stratford Public Library Auditorium, Stratford
Cost: Free
MAP
Contact: 519-271-0220
stratford.library.on.ca/silkroads



Anne of Green Gables ~ The Musical

Perth County Players proudly present one of Canada's most beloved musicals, "Anne of Green Gables ~ The Musical".  The musical is based on the book by Lucy Maude Montgomery with the book by Don Harron, music by Norm Campbell and lyrics by both.  Set in the early 20th centry, the novel rcounts the adventures of Anne Shirley, an 11 year old orphan girl who is mistakenly sent to two middle aged siblings, Matthew and Marrilla Cuthbert who originally intended to adopt a boy to help them on their farm in the fictional town of Avonlea in Prince Edward Island.  The story recounts how Anne makes her way through life with the Cuthberts, in school and within the town.  This family oriented musical is sure to please audiences of all ages.

When:  Saturday Nov. 23rd, 2019
Where: Stratford City Hall, Stratford
Cost: $20/Per person
MAP
Contact: 519-272-0607
perthcountyplayers.com