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SHOPPING AND LEISURE

ATTRACTIONS & EXCURSIONS

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St. Jacobs Farmers' Market
878 Weber Street North
(3 km south of St. Jacobs)
Waterloo ON N2J 4A9
519.747.1830
Canada's largest market, open year round on Thursdays and Saturdays and Tuesdays from June to August. Hundreds of unique and handmade locally grown and sourced goods. Meet artisans, makers & crafters, farmers, bakers, butchers, beekeepers and a variety of other vendors. A showcase of our region's best foods and world famous apple fritters.
Toll Free : 1.800.265.3353
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St. Jacobs Outlet Mall
25 Benjamin Road East
Waterloo ON N2V 2J9
519.888.0138
Shop top brand stores like Laura, Northern Reflections, Levi’s, Tootsies, Naturalizer and more! Located next to St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market; 3 km south of St. Jacobs. Open daily and all holidays except Dec 25, Jan 1.
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SpringWorks: indie theatre & arts
217 Wellington Street
Stratford ON N5A 2L7
SpringWorks 2020 is: ShortWorks, PuppetWorks, NewWorks and DanceWorks, education and support for the creative arts process. A springboard for work in all stages of development, our programming includes: Multi-disciplinary Arts Series, Showcases and Workshops in May and October and In July, PUPPETS! Follow us online to find the latest, exciting news.
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Stratford Tourism Alliance
47 Downie Street
Stratford ON N5A1W7
519.271.5140
Use our on-line virtual concierge to explore the best of Stratford at visitstratford.ca. Flip through the culinary guide for the latest food trends, cooking classes, locavore menus, craft brews and farmers markets. Share our passion on culinary inspired chocolate and bacon ale trails offered year round. Find musical events, pop-up markets, art exhibits and museums. Discover unique stylish shops in our vibrant downtown. Kick back at boutique inns and rejuvenating spas for a visit worth sharing.
Toll Free : 1.800.561.7926
Explore Waterloo Region
1.877.585.7517
Come Explore Waterloo Region! Home to the renowned St. Jacobs Farmers' Market, beautiful rural landscapes, exciting culinary and arts scenes, and an array of places to stay. 45 minutes from Stratford. How will you #ExploreWR?

ART & MUSEUMS

Stratford Perth Museum
4275 Huron Road
Stratford ON N5A6S6
519.393.5311
Located just 300 metres west of Stratford. Summer hours 9–5 seven days a week. 2020 exhibits include: Stratford Festival exhibit Who was Tom Patterson?; 75th anniversary exhibit from the Anne Frank House; Justin Bieber exhibit: Steps to Stardom; The history of the CNR Shops in Stratford; A historical walk through museum trails system.
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Allward War Memorial
Erie & York Streets
Stratford ON N5A 4X7
The bronze plaque in front of Stratford's Cenotaph provides historical details about this exquisite war memorial by the great Canadian sculptor Walter S. Allward. It is most unusual to see a cenotaph in a small community graced by such magnificent art which poignantly reminds us of the sacrifices made by this community in wartime.
Castle Kilbride National Historic Site
60 Snyder's Road West
Baden ON N3A 1A1
519.634.8444
Exquisite Victorian décor and rare, captivating “trompe l’oeil” murals make a tour of this elegant mansion a must. Visit the historic home and grounds prior to a Stratford Festival performance. Open Tues. to Fri. 10am to 4pm; Sat. and Sun. 1pm to 4pm. 15 minutes east of Stratford. From Hwy. 7 & 8, exit at Foundry Street in Baden. We look forward to welcoming you!
Toll Free : 800.469.5576
Fax : 519.634.5035
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Agora Gallery
17 Market Place
Stratford ON N5A 1A4
519.508.8700
Stratford's fine art gallery specializing in work by some the area’s best artists, including Ruth Abernethy, Susan Benson, Patsy Berton, Tom Campbell, Renata Fitzgerald, Kathryn Friis, Gloria Kagawa, Chris Klein, Tanya Lyons, John Pennoyer, Kathi Posliff and more!
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GIFTS & CULINARY

Rhéo Thompson Candies
55 Albert St
Stratford ON N5A 3K2
519.271.6910
When nothing else will do but chocolate. Over 50 years of Rheo Thompson Candies making a big splash at parties and special occasions. For gifts or anytime you need to Get Your Chocolate On, Rheo Thompson Candies at 55 Albert Street. Monday to Saturday 9:00 am to 5:50 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Toll Free : 888.271.6910
Fax : 519.271.8083
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Sinvention Boutique of Erotic Pleasures
390 Douro Street
Stratford ON N5A 3S7
519.273.3737
Visit our upscale adult boutique and allow us to help you create a sexy Stratford vacation to remember! Located beside the Festival Warehouse Tours. Premium toys, lingerie, fetish leather, DVDs, books & organic body products. www.facebook.com/SinventionBoutique.
Bradshaws
129 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3H1
519.271.6283
Since 1895, Bradshaws has been known as one of Canada’s Great Stores, offering unique gifts and an extensive selection of items for the home and table. Bradshaws is also a purveyor of bath and body products, Pandora jewelry, Canadian artisanal products and contains one of the best gourmet kitchen departments in the country. A truly memorable shopping experience.
Toll Free : 844.271.6281
The Best Little Pork Shoppe
#2146, Hwy. 7&8
Shakespeare ON N0B 2P0
519.625.8194
Bring a cooler and take home the best in local fresh & cured pork products, local poultry & beef as well, unique condiments, aged cheddar & gouda cheese, in-store bakery, gift shop, now open year round.
Fax :
Web Site: www.porkshoppe.com
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Small-Mart General Mercantile
119 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3H1
519.508.6300
A contemporary take on a vintage general store, Small-Mart General Mercantile offers a wide selection of retro candy, clothing, backpacks, jewelry, assorted novelties and household goods. Small-Mart is an essential destination for those looking for unique goods from Canada and beyond, brought to you by the owners of Bradshaws. A fun stop for the whole family.
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Stratford Festival Shop
55 Queen Street and 99 Downie Street
Stratford ON N5A 6V2
519.271.4040 x2320 or 5580
A Theatrical Shopping Experience. Original clothing, one-of-a-kind jewellery, journals, books, pashminas, housewares and more. All purchases directly support the Stratford Festival. Two convenient locations across from the Festival Theatre and next to the Avon Theatre – or shop online!
Wills & Prior
22 Wellington Street
Stratford ON N5A 2L2
519.273.0202
A Stratford shopping destination dedicated to those who love home decorating and design. WILLS & PRIOR offers a unique combination of new trends and vintage treasures for the home. Shop their curated selection of wall decor, linens, rugs, accents and gifts within an inspiring and inviting store environment.