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Stratford Sunday Market

Featuring Perth County's local produce, meats, breads, cheese, coffee, pastries, preserves, prepared foods, handmade artisanal products, gluten free and vegan options.  From May to early November, the market is outdoors.  From early November to the end of April, the market is indoors.

When: Open Sundays from Jul. 5th to Nov. 15th, 2020
Where: York Street parking lot, Stratford
Cost: Free

Adult Summer Reading on Beanstack

We may still be closed but we’re still here for you with something brand new for Adult Summer Reading!  Check out the reading challenges on Beanstack, our new app!  Starting July 1st, get inspired by nature, learn reflection and introspection skills, or just unplug and be a kid for a day… or two. Pre-register for the August challenges that will have you facing your fears and examining your perceptions.  It’s all new, it’s all online, and it’s all summer long at SPL!  Head to https://stratford.library.on.ca/beanstackhow to learn more and sign on!


When: Open Daily from Jun. 23rd to Aug. 31st, 2020
Where: Stratford Public library website
Contact: 519-271-0220

Stratford Chocolate Trail


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 Trail vouchers at Bradshaws, 129 Ontario Street (Sunday 11 am - 5 pm); MacLeods Scottish Shop, 80 Ontario Street (Sunday 11 am-4 pm); and Small Mart, 119 Ontario Street (Sunday 11 am - 5 pm).

Each trail purchased entitles you to choose six of the stops on a self-guided tour. The Chocolate Trail is offered year-round.

Gift certificates are also available.

When: Open Sundays from Aug. 23rd to Nov. 1st, 2020
Where: Bradshaws, MacLeods Scottish Shop and Small-Mart, Stratford
Cost: $30/Per pass plus HST
Contact: 519-271-5140 or 1-800-561-7926

Streetside Live! Launch

A diverse range of music including Celtic, Jazz, Bluegrass, African, Caribbean, Klezmer, Funk, Swing, Hip Hop, Vaudeville, Ragtime, Contemporary Pop and Latin.  Champion fiddlers, brass quintets, drummers, guitar players, woodwinds and many amazing singers for a truly world-class tapas of music served to you streetside.

Join Brandan Duke the DJ, VIP opening with Andrew Craig, Alexis Baro, Shane + Kyle + Joe, The Stratford Brass Quintet and The Bookends.

Date and time subject to change.  Dependent on the weather. 

View streetsidelive.ca for more details.

When:  Sunday Aug. 23rd, 2020
Where: Market Square, Stratford
Cost: Free