Award winning festivals

Visitors come from around the world to experience the festivals and events that Guelph has to offer.

Photo: Chris Tiessen

The Gryphon

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.

Active Nightlife

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!