Award winning festivals
Visitors come from around the world to experience the festivals and events that Guelph has to offer.
Photo: Chris Tiessen
Visitors arriving at the main entranceway to the University of Guelph campus will now be
greeted by a giant bronzed Gryphon statue unveiled June 2014.
Guelph’s bustling downtown is home to many bars and nightclubs that cater to
different tastes in music and atmosphere.
A unique history to share
John Galt designed the town to resemble a European city centre, complete with squares,
broad main streets and narrow side streets, resulting in a variety of block sizes and shapes.
Family fun at the park
Riverside Park is one of Guelph's largest, with an antique carousel,
a miniature train for children to ride and paddleboats to rent.
Guelph is Never Idle
Whether you want to go with the flow or move to your own beat,
this is the place to explore all of your senses.
Stroll Through Historic Streets
Explore the historic downtown Guelph and take in a series
of artwork in and around Market Square and St. Georges Square.
A world of possibilities,
minutes from downtown
Take a self guided campus walking tour to discover the beautiful
grounds and mix of modern and traditional architecture.
Picturesque Riverside Park
The Park offers a stunning Floral Clock and Rock Gardens;
an outdoor concert shell; a sand beach area; trails along
the river front; baseball diamonds; and a scaled model of
the first house built in Guelph by John Galt.
Welcome to the City of Guelph!
Located in the heart of Wellington County, Guelph offers visitors and residents
critically-acclaimed restaurants and accommodations, entertaining and educational
activities, and a wide variety of shopping. We hope to see you soon!