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Top Choice Cultural in Stratford

Stratford Festival

Sir Alec Guinness played Richard III on opening night of this much-lauded festival, which began humbly in a tent at Queen's Park. With over 60 seasons under its belt, the festival has since achieved international ac…
Top Choice French in Stratford


Classy and delightful, this French joint has a different prix-fixe menu written on the chalkboard each evening. The locally sourced meals might include quail, heirloom tomato salad or Lake Huron whitefish ceviche. C…
Museum in Stratford

Stratford-Perth Museum

The diverse and significant Stratford-Perth Museum collection includes artifacts and memorabilia from the early 1800s to the present day. Its mission is to celebrate and remember the community stories of Stratford a…
Gallery in Stratford

Gallery Stratford

In a wonderful renovated yellow-brick pump house (c1880), Gallery Stratford exhibits innovative contemporary art with a Canadian emphasis. Regular art studios, movie nights and family days are held. It's very kid fr…
Food & Drink in Stratford

Savour Stratford Festival

Beer, wine and food tastings, workshops, farm tours and special dinners all highlight Perth County's abundance. Prices vary with the event.
Food & Drink in Stratford

Stratford Garlic Festival

A garlic-filled weekend of cooking, presentations and products. Bring your breath mints.
Gardens in Stratford

Stratford Garden Festival

A four-day horticultural extravaganza featuring flora from around the world, guest speakers and presentations.
Music in Stratford

Stratford Summer Music

Four weeks of classical, cabaret and theatrical music, with acclaimed musicians from around Canada tuning up and letting loose.
Sandwiches in Stratford

York Street Kitchen

This cozy kitchen serves up showstopper sandwiches on homemade bread, brie fritters, salads, quiches and desserts. Try the 'Mennonite' sandwich: sausage, cheddar, corn relish, tomato, honey mustard, mayo and lettuce…
Indian in Stratford


Challenging Stratford's demure Anglo tastes with funky lashings of chili and spice, Raja plates up super curries, soups, salads, breads, and vegetarian and tandoori dishes and serves them on white linen. Staff are d…