Rejoice in song with folk, rock, pop and classical concerts more... Fall under the spell of sparking lights, artisan gifts and Christmases past more... Savour flavours with culinary experts at intimate food events more... Discover gleaming B&Bs, charming carriage rides and live reindeer more...
Begin preparing for your special Christmas in Victorian Stratford throughout November and join us in December for the holiday magic celebrated by Victorian streets wrapped in fresh cedar garlands, bows and lights, shimmering like a giant Christmas present.
Stroll our unique shops guided by the Victorian Christmas Trail, resting along the way in our cosy cafés, or take a carriage ride through historic downtown. Take advantage of special offers to help you “Savour the gifts of Stratford”. Stay in our distinctive homes and heritage mansion B&Bs richly dressed for the season. Be charmed by glittering displays of Yuletides past or the artisan and artistic gifts crafted for the season.
Music fills the air with concerts by Ali Matthews and Trent Severn and the star-studded annual Starbright Christmas pageant. Be entertained by symphonic and choral concerts in historic churches or intimate recitals by young Canadian talent in authentic spaces.
Saturdays in November and December offers Savour Stratford Tastings, sampling unique pairings of foods under the guidance of knowledgeable culinary experts.
Be absorbed in the majesty of the art of figure skating with Celebration on Ice for their 10th annual holiday ice spectacular. For the first time on ice, Elvis Stojko, Kurt Browning and Patrick Chan take part in the same ice show. Joining them at the historic William Allman Memorial Arena are Olympic bronze medalist Joannie Rochette, World Champion Jeffrey Buttle, Canadian Champions Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, Canadian silver medalist Shawn Sawyer, along with World Extreme Ice Skating Champions Violetta Afanasieva and Pete Dack. Visit www.celebrationonicetour.com.
Treat yourself to an early Christmas present with a few days wrapped up in a Christmas-themed overnight package at one of the Inns of Stratford or at a forested retreat just minutes away.
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visit the Christmas wonderland that is Stratford.