Get to Know Guelph

In Guelph, every stop tells a story. Get to know what’s behind our stunning landscapes, vibrant and progressive food scene, creative and unique businesses, exciting community events and festivals, and more.
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Gather with us at Hillside and we’ll cover your tickets!

Gather with us at Hillside and we’ll cover your tickets!

The Hillside Festival is consistently named one of Canada’s top 10 music festivals according to The Globe and Mail, CBC Radio and the thousands of music fans who have come together at Guelph Lake each July for more than four decades.  The 41st Hillside Festival...

Gather with us at Hillside and we’ll cover your tickets!

Gather with us at Hillside and we’ll cover your tickets!

The Hillside Festival is consistently named one of Canada’s top 10 music festivals according to The Globe and Mail, CBC Radio and the thousands of music fans who have come together at Guelph Lake each July for more than four decades.  The 41st Hillside Festival...

What Guelph loves about Guelph

What Guelph loves about Guelph

Our community has spoken. In early 2024, Destination Marketing Guelph launched a social media campaign asking community members to share what they love about living here. We asked several questions: When friends come to visit, where do you take them? What’s your...

Seven things to do in Guelph this May long weekend

Seven things to do in Guelph this May long weekend

If you’re looking for a weekend getaway that’s close to everything yet a step away from it all, plan to gather in Guelph! Just an hour-or-so drive (train or bus) from Toronto, Guelph promises bright spring weather, vibrant downtown and tons of food, drink and fun to...

Savour the Flavours of Guelph

Savour the Flavours of Guelph

Savour the Flavours of Guelph: Your Guide to Patio-Hopping and Culinary Exploration Are you ready to embark on a delightful culinary adventure in Guelph?  Guelph boasts a thriving culinary scene, with its charming patios adding a unique touch to the dining...

JayWalking Guelph. Great Stories, Well told.

JayWalking Guelph. Great Stories, Well told.

“Guelph’s stunning limestone architecture makes the perfect backdrop for these stories” says Jay. “That’s what makes JayWalking Guelph an experience you simply can’t get anywhere else.” Now in its sixth year, actor, storyteller, Jay Wilson entertains visitors and...

Detour to the Ward

Detour to the Ward

Located steps from Downtown Guelph, The Ward is a rich and historic neighbourhood. Overflowing with captivating history and picturesque landmarks, you’ll be amazed by the diverse architecture—from industrial structures to wartime residences, stately Guelph houses, and...

Cycle a day in Guelph: Sample Itinerary

Cycle a day in Guelph: Sample Itinerary

This June, the City of Guelph is celebrating their sixth annual Bike Month. There will be several fun, interactive bike-focused events set up and an opportunity to participate in a month-long bike bingo contest. Whether you’re new to cycling or an expert rider, you’ll...

Top ten things to do in Guelph

Top ten things to do in Guelph

Are you planning a visit to Guelph but uncertain about your itinerary? Embrace the beauty of Guelph’s natural surroundings, embark on family adventures, or immerse yourself in the rich history of downtown. Guelph offers something special for every individual!...

How to spend a weekend in Guelph

How to spend a weekend in Guelph

FRIDAY NIGHT: Let’s kick off the weekend with dinner at Crafty Ramen. Crafty Ramen has creative and colourful options for the ramen lover, including amazing fresh ramen noodles made in house and broths made with meat from the local butcher shop across the road...

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