York Sunbury Historical Museum
Housed in the 19th-century officers' quarters on the west side of Officers' Sq, this museum's collection preserves the city's past....
Lighthouse on the Green
There are 70km of recreational trails around town and along the river that either begin or intersect at this riverfront lighthouse,...
See how the common soldier lived in the 1820s (lousy food, too much drink) at this grim stone barracks in the Garrison District. The...
A hip gay bar and dance club welcoming folks of all stripes.
This local hot spot serves upscale fusion dishes like Gorgonzola bruschetta, maple-miso cod and chicken curry in a dim, urban-chic...
Officers' Square information
Lonely Planet review
Once the military parade ground, the Garrison District's Officers' Square now hosts a full-uniform changing of the guard ceremony in summertime. Also in summer the Calithumpians Outdoor Summer Theatre performs daily at 12:15pm weekdays and 2pm weekends. The free historical skits are laced with humor. Summer evenings bring jazz, Celtic and rock concerts – see the website for schedules.