Events and Festivals
Revel in the culture and diversity of internationally acclaimed music, art and history.
Photo: The communities of Wellington County are well known for their diverse and entertaining festivals.
Pages come to life at the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival as authors from around the country share their literary masterpieces in the natural amphitheatre. Rally around the home team with 5,000 of your puck-obsessed neighbours as the Guelph Storm take on their toughest OHL competitors at the Sleeman Centre. Listen to the enchanting and mystic sounds of Celtic music at the Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games, while marvelling at the incredible strength of fierce competitors in the Heavy events. The Guelph Jazz Festival will transport you with riveting sounds of some of the world’s most renowned musicians and the Hillside Festival brings generations together in an incredible three-day music festival that showcases international talent at the idyllic Guelph Lake Conservation Area. See how community and music also come together in Elora’s very own Riverfest – a full weekend of music, arts, food and culture.