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Location is everything. That’s another reason to love Guelph. Getting here is easy. We are ideally situated in the heart of Southern Ontario:

GUELPH

Toronto

Waterloo

Buffalo Hamilton USA

● 100 km (62 miles) from Toronto; a direct drive along Highway 401 ● 48 km (30 miles) to the city of Hamilton, to the south, via Highway 6, connects us to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) ● 145 km (90 miles) to the United States border via Buffalo, New York

DAY TRIPPERS

If day trips are your thing, make Guelph your roundtrip for a great starting point and final destination. ● 26 km (16 miles) to the Waterloo Region ● 31 km (19 miles) to St. Jacobs ● 22 km (14 miles) from the Elora Gorge and Fergus ● 75 km (47 miles) to Stratford

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Guelph – One Nine Oh Explore, reminisce and celebrate in 2017 Guelph has a unique history to share. It was selected as the headquarters of British development firm The Canada Company in 1825 by its first superintendent John Galt, a popular Scottish novelist who designed the town to attract settlers to it and the surrounding countryside. 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 which are still in place today. Guelph is also home to several National Historic Sites including the magnificent neo-gothic Cathedral, The Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate, and the McCrae House, the former home of Colonel John McCrae, author of In Flanders Fields. Guelph has diverse experiences waiting to be discovered:  from award winning festivals, one-of-a-kind events, incredible public art, bustling weekly farmers’ market, and a vibrant, friendly downtown scene. Join us! Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation and the 190th anniversary of Guelph’s founding at events throughout 2017, such as Founders' Day, Aboriginal Day, and a rocking Canada Day party. For a complete listing of events go to visitguelphwellington.ca

Guelph Tourism Services:

Visitor Information is conveniently located at the Guelph Civic Museum. Get social with us! We’re connected to the happenings of Guelph and surrounding Wellington County. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, or check us out on Facebook. We’re mobile-friendly, so you can take us with you wherever you roam. If it’s happening here, we’ll get you there.

Visitor Information Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk St Guelph, ON N1H 4H8 Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm visit@guelph.ca +1-800-334-4519 visitguelphwellington.ca

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Getting here and getting around BY BUS Guelph is a hub of several bus transportation options that will get you around Ontario. Make your connections at the Guelph Central Station: 79 Carden Street (Wyndham St. N. & Carden St.) Guelph Transit: Guelph Central Station 519-822-1811 guelphtransit.ca GO Transit: Guelph Central GO Station 416-869-3200 toll free 1-888-438-6646 TTY 1-800-387-3652 gotransit.com Greyhound: Greyhound Canada (Guelph Central Station, 79 Carden St.) Fares & Schedules: 1-800-661-TRIP (8747) TTY 1-800-397-7870 greyhound.ca BY TRAIN GO Transit and VIA Rail bringing people from across Canada to our city, and taking commuters into cities like Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal for business and pleasure. Guelph Central Station: 79 Carden Street (Wyndham St. N. & Carden St.) GO Train: 416-869-3200 toll free 1-888-438-6646 TTY 1-800-387-3652 gotransit.com

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VIA Rail Canada: 519-824-0771 toll free 1-888-842-7245 viarail.ca

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BY AIR Don’t fly by, because we are in close proximity to four domestic and international airports. • Region of Waterloo International Airport • Toronto Island • Toronto Pearson International Airport • John R. Munro Hamilton International Airport AIRPORT SHUTTLE Red Car Airport Service will take you from your door to the departures lounge hassle-free. 530 Elizabeth Street 519-824-9344 redcarservice.com BY TAXI Our taxi companies offer 24-hour door-to-door service to get you where you need to be, safe and sound. Canadian Cab: 88 Macdonell Street 519-824-8450 1-877-260-4305 canadiancab.com Red Top Taxi: 78 Lewis Road 519-821-1700 redtoptaxi.ca BICYCLE-FRIENDLY CITY Guelph is an active city, always on the move. As such, we are a bicycle-friendly community. It’s truly one of the best ways to experience our many scenes and sites. Our city has embraced this environmentally sustainable form of transit by making it accessible to get around with bike lanes on our main roads, shared lane spaces and trails connecting our neighbourhoods. Check out our online Guelph Cycling Map at guelph.ca for a detailed list of trails, lanes and bike-friendly routes to navigate our city on two wheels, or even three. Plus our buses are equipped with bike racks, so you can stow and go from place to place, at your convenience.

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With The Felling of a Tree, Guelph is Founded St. George’s Day, April 23, 1827, John Galt founded Guelph.

Galt, superintendent of the Canada Company, had instructed that a large tract of land in the Gore district be surveyed for a suitable location for a new town. The site for Guelph was chosen on the bend of the Speed River. With rich river lands, fruitful hills, and water in abundance, it was ideal for pastoral farming. That morning, Galt, along with Canada Company manager Charles Prior, Canada Company warden of the woods and forests Dr. William “Tiger” Dunlop, and two woodsmen set out from Shade’s Mill, Galt to find the bend in the river to mark their site. Soon they found themselves lost in the bush under the direction of Dunlop. After walking for many hours, the group came across the hut of a settler, Samuel Rife, who led the group to the location they were looking for. It was here a large maple tree was selected to mark the spot where Guelph would be settled. Galt wielded the axe and made the first cut. Dunlop made the next swing

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and the third swing was made by Prior. After the symbolic swings, the woodsmen took over and set about felling the tree. “The tree fell with a crash of accumulating thunder, as if ancient Nature were alarmed at the entrance of social man into her innocent solitudes with his sorrows, his follies, and his crimes,” wrote Galt. “I do not suppose that the sublimity of the occasion was unfelt by the others, for I noticed that after the tree fell, there was a funereal pause, as when the coffin is lowered into the grave.” The somber tone didn’t last long. It was reported that Dunlop, “pulled out a flask of whiskey from his bosom and drank prosperity to the City of Guelph.” “The name was chosen in compliment to the Royal family, both because I thought it auspicious in itself, and because I could not recollect that it had even been before used in all the king’s dominions,” said Galt.


Celebrate Canada 150,

photos (previous page): St. George's Square (Guelph Museums 2014_84_381), John Galt (Guelph Museums 1985_82_107) (this page): Postcard (Guelph Museums 1986_18_16 & 1979x_00_633)

events

Guelph 190 at Guelph Museums

Guelph 190 – History@Night Party APRIL 22, 9PM TO 1AM Celebrate Guelph’s 190th birthday with pop-up art and history installations at and around the Civic Museum on Founders’ Day eve. Explore, discover and party! Guelph In Postcards – The McCrae Years (1872-1918) WEDNESDAYS THROUGH SATURDAY JULY 8 TO JULY 22 Guelph In Postcards written by Jay Wilson, an original production created for McCrae House Backyard Theatre. Inspired from real postcards, snapshots of Guelph history are brought to life through song and verse. To the Gathering Place JUNE 24 TO JANUARY 7, 2018 An exhibition focused on migration and immigration to Guelph from Pre-Confederation to the present will run from June to January. Stepping into 150 JULY 1 TO SEPTEMBER 3 A self-guided walking tour to encourage families to explore historic sites and discover Guelph. Presented by Visit Guelph and Guelph Museums, this initiative will be supported by an activity book and contesting. Fourth Friday: Oh Canada Concerts FOURTH FRIDAY OF THE MONTH, 5PM TO 9 PM Celebrate Canada 150, Guelph 190 with free concerts and more! Performances start at 7PM.

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...more events at Guelph Museums

Building Canada Lectures Offered in partnership with the University of Guelph, featuring topics about nation building. April 12: Catharine Wilson, The Heart of Canada: From barn raisings to quilting bees, events that define rural life in Canada May 10: Beth Parker, From the Ground Water Up: Exploring the role of water in building Canada and the impact on our future June 14: Truth and Reconciliation Panel Discussion: Rebuilding Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples July 12: Kris Inwood, Making Sense of our Nation: Using the census and historical data to explain who we are and how we live August 9: Jeff Thomason, Horse Power: Building Canada on the backs of horses September 13: Lawrence Hill, Faction: The merging of fiction and Canadian history October 11: Dennis Baker, Building Blocks of our Nation: Canada’s constitutional multiplicity November 8: Why Research Matters, Canada’s Global DNA Detectives panel discussion December 13: James Raffan, Canada One Five Oh Em Gee: Celebration of nation and community in story and song.

photos: Chris Tiessen

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150 Things To Do in Guelph in 2017

As Canada celebrates 150 years, we want to highlight many of the great things to do in this city. Take an hour, a day, or a week and check off as many of these sites, sounds, and celebrations throughout the year.

□ 1. Take a #guelphie (and share with @visitguelph)

□ 2. Tour one of the many local

breweries and learn how your favourite drink is made

□ 3. Visit all the members of the

#StationaryCrew (@TheGuelphCrew) Guelph’s crew of public art icons

□ 4. Take a picture of the most iconic Guelph attraction – Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate

□ 5. Enjoy a meal inspired by

Canadian history at Miijidaa Café + Bistro

 . Create something at Play with 6 Clay

□ 13. Brunch at With the Grain □ 14. Reflect at McCrae House □ 15. See live jazz at manhattans

pizza bistro. music club (and drink a cocktail!)

□ 16. Order a beer sampling paddle at The Wooly

□ 17. Shop your way through Stone Road Mall

□ 18. Get your chocolate fix at

York Rd Kitchen & Chocolate Bar

□ 19. Create a masterpiece at Guelph School of Art

□ 7. Stroll The Arboretum trails and

□ 20. Hit the Royal Recreation Trails □ 21. Check out Heritage Hall and

□ 8. Catch a flick at The Bookshelf □ 9. Tour the Basilica of Our Lady

□ 22. Celebrate Canada150,

□ 10. Hear live music at one of the

□ 23. Mix Guelph’s history with the

gardens

Immaculate and take in the intriguing architecture

many music venues downtown

learn about the Guelph Black Heritage Society

Guelph190 at the Guelph Civic Museum culinary world on a Taste DeTour

4. Visit the Guelph Farmers’ □ 11. Take a downtown ‘café crawl’ □ 2Market, a fixture in Guelph for 190 years □ 12. Visit the Art Gallery of Guelph

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□ 25. Check out Crtl V Virtual Reality □ 38. Watch an authentic Tandoori Arcade to give your senses a thrill

□ 26. Complete the Steeplechase □ 27. Take a step back in time at

the Hammond Museum of Radio

□ 28. Test your knowledge out of the many escape rooms

□ 29. Jump as high as the sky at AirU Indoor Tranpoline Park

□ 30. Cat lover? Cuddle up with a

kitty and a cup of joe at the Kitty Café

□ 31. Let the little ones explore at Tiny Town

□ 32. Experience Canada’s first

Ocean Float Room Experience at Moksha Yoga

□ 33. Solve 'who did it' at the

Aberfoyle Mill Murder Mystery Dinner

□ 34. Visit Canada’s oldest

independently owned microbrewery, Wellington Brewery

□ 35. Visit Guelph’s first distillery Dixons Distilled Spirits

□ 36. Enjoy a Sunday crepe

breakfast at Atmosphere Café + etc

□ 37. Buy a Guelph souvenir at the

Hilltop Shop at the Civic Museum

oven in action at Spice Roots

□ 39. Grab a drink at The Albion

Hotel – the keepers of Canada’s second oldest liquor license

□ 40. Throw an axe at Riot Axe □ 41. Stroll Old Quebec Street

Shoppes for the one of a kind find

□ 42. Ride the bull at the Ranch or Western Burgers and Steaks

□ 43. Eat at Baker Street Station –

featured on You Gotta Eat Here in 2015

□ 44. What could be more fitting of

Canada’s 150th than curling at the Curling Club

□ 45. Enjoy a delicious pizza cooked

in an authentic Italian wood burning oven at Buon Gusto

□ 46. Explore Creative Edge for the perfect home décor item

□ 47. Twist and slide down the

waterslide at the Fairfield Inn Suites

□ 48. Dine at the Vienna Restaurant, a staple in Guelph for over 100 years

□ 49. Check out Planet Bean's

roastery at the Grange Road location

□ 50. Visit the Barber Gallery, family owned for 25 years

□ 51. Stroll down Douglas Street 10

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□ 52. Take in a comedy improv show □ 67. Take a hike at Starkey Hill with The Making Box □ 68. Paddle the Speed River with Speed River Paddling □ 53. Play a board game at The Round Table or The Boardroom Café □ 69. Climb the 100 steps from the Ward to St. George's Park □ 54. Buy a book from The Bookshelf, Guelph’s oldest book □ 70. Market Square is fun year store

□ 55. Learn at a workshop hosted by The Arboretum

□ 56. Enjoy international cuisine in the Ward; Laza’s Ethiopean, Na Ha Thai’s Kitchen, Greek Garden

□ 57. Stroll over the historic Heffernan Street Bridge

□ 58. Learn about Guelph's athletic

talent at the Sports Hall of Fame at the Sleeman Centre

□ 59. Take a #guelphie with

round. Take a skate in the winter or a splash in the sun

□ 71. Snap a pic of the Covered Bridge

□ 72. Visit the John McCrae statue at the Civic Museum

□ 73. Count the steps to the Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate

□ 74. Visit the flower clock and

Dutch Windmill in Riverside Park

□ 75. Go antiquing at the Aberfoyle Antique Market

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□ 60. Get spooked on a Ghost Walk □ 61. Learn how to make authentic Italian meals at La Cucina Di Natalina Cooking School

□ 62. Go for a swim in Guelph Lake □ 63. Ride the antique carousel or miniature train at Riverside Park

□ 64. Cycle out to the Guelph Lake Conservation Area on the trails

□ 65. Play the Magnolia Disc Golf Course at The Arboretum

□ 66. Tour the Ontario Vet College during College Royal

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Guelph Farmers’ Market,

The Original Gathering Place: 1827 – 2017

The Beginning: 1827 John Galt was always deemed a visionary. He is said to have had a vision to make Guelph the centre of Ontario’s agriculture industry. Part of that plan was to erect Guelph’s first Market House in the downtown area. It is said that he envisioned locals, farmers’ and surrounding communities coming together to exchange their locally grown products. Between 1827 and 1829 the first Market house, an open wooded structure, was built.

Farmers’ Market Grows: 1857 After years of pleas from the townspeople for a new market it finally happened. The new building was erected and was also the location of the Town Hall. In 1874, the building expanded again. A new second floor was built that housed a Concert Hall.

The Heart of the Market: 1889 Guelph had played host to the travelling Ontario Provincial Fat Stock Show throughout the 1800s. In 1889, these shows would be renamed the Ontario Provincial Winter Fair when Guelph was chosen as the permanent location. Note: The Ontario Provincial Winter Fair was also known as the Guelph Winter Fair. photos: (this page): The Beginning (Wellington County Museum), Farmers' Market Grows (Wellington County Museum), The Heart of the Market (Guelph Museums 1976_40_37) (next page): Farmers' Market Grows (Guelph Museums 1970_55_6), The Market and the War (Guelph Museums 1979_75_44), Current day Farmers' Market (Guelph Tourism)

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Farmers’ Market Grows Again: 1900s The Ontario Provincial Winter Fair was proving to be a huge success for Guelph and over the course of the years expansions were made to the market building. This included the addition on Wilson Street that housed the cattle and poultry as well as a Show Horse Barn. The construction also included underground tunnels that connected to the Winter Fairgrounds.

The Move: 1968 In 1968, the Farmers’ Market moves into the Show Horse barn building. The market continues to operate out of the barn building and provides a unique experience to the patrons who come to the market every Saturday. The Market continues to have vendors whose families have been at the market for over 50 years.

The Market and the War: 1939 The Ontario Provincial Winter Fair was suspended because of World War II. The military occupied the fair buildings and used the space to house soldiers that were in training for the war. Unfortunately, the Fair did not continue on after the war. Sources: Guelph Heritage.ca: http://www.guelphheritage.ca/stories/the-provincial-winter-fair Wellington County Museum Archives: http://wcma.pastperfectonline.com/archive/4F3878A3-5E27-42D5-AB53-207874155573 Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guelph_Farmers’_Market

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Visit Guelph’s Top 20 Eats Cultivating a list of top places to eat is a challenge that we’re up for! After consulting online reviews, local foodies and our stomachs, we give you the Visit Guelph Top 20 Eats. Guelph is proud of our innovative and successful culinary scene. Our culinary success is deeply rooted in the entrepreneurial spirit of its people, local landscape, proud agricultural heritage and time honoured traditions. To learn about the diverse taste of culinary options available in Guelph, check out visitguelphwellington.ca. Baker Street Station 76 Baker Street bakerstreetstation.ca With The Grain 294 Woolwich Street withthegrain.ca

Guelph is known for what comes out of our taps, and we don’t just mean our incredible water. Guelph’s craft brew industry is thriving. We are home to Wellington Brewery, Royal City Brewing Co., StoneHammer Brewing, and opening in 2017, Brothers Brewing Company. We also can’t forget about the iconic Sleeman Brewery and the family that started it all. Guelph is also home to Dixon’s Distillery – Guelph’s first Craft Micro Distillery.

Einstein’s Café 2 Grant Street einsteinscafe.net La Cucina Ristorante 25 Macdonell Street cucinaguelph.ca manhattans pizza bistro • music club 951 Gordon Street manhattans.ca The Wooly Pub 176 Woolwich Street woolwicharrow.ca Buon Gusto 69 Wyndham Street North buongusto.ca Na-Ha-Thai Kitchen 471 York Road nahathaikitchen.weebly.com 14

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Bin 23 6 Carden Street bin23.ca The Shakespeare Arms 35 Harvard Road shakespearearms.com Atmosphere Café + etc. 24 Carden Street atmospherecafe.squarespace.com York Rd Kitchen & Chocolate Bar 648 York Road yorkrd.ca 39 Carden Street 39-40 Carden Street 39cardenstreet.com

If you like to experience the local flavours of a destination, look for Taste Real members on tastereal.ca. Taste Real is an award-winning regional culinary tourism organization that promotes farmers, food producers, chefs, restaurants, retailers and farmers’ markets that feature Guelph Wellington’s local food.

The Nguyễn’s Vietnamese 400 Speedvale Ave West thenguyens.ca Diwa Classic Indian Cuisine 336 Speedvale Ave West diwaindiancuisine.com Artisanale French Cooking 214 Woolwich Street artisanale.ca Spice Roots: An Indian Authenticity 200 Kortright Road West spiceroots.ca Friends In Our Kitchen 35 Macdonell Street friendsinourkitchen.ca Earth to Table: Bread Bar 105 Gordon Street

guelph.breadbar.ca Miijidaa 37 Quebec Street miijidaa.ca

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150 Things To Do..continued □ 76. Do a scavenger hunt of the

sculpture park at the Art Gallery of Guelph

□ 89. Eat your way around the world

at the Guelph Multicultural Festival

□ 77. Rent a bike from Speed River

□ 90. Celebrate Canada’s 150

□ 78. Cheer on our boys of summer

□ 91. Bring your board, scooter or

□ 79. Celebrate Aboriginal Day in

□ 92. Meet the artist at the 15

Bicycle and explore Guelph on two wheels – The Guelph Royals!

Market Square on June 21

□ 80. Cheer on the Guelph Storm,

our local OHL team at the Sleeman Centre

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Birthday at the Canada Day Festivities at Riverside Park

skates to Guelph’s newest skate park th

Annual Art on the Street in June

□ 93. Grab a chair, blanket and

snuggle up for the outdoor Movies in the Square

□ 81. Gather around the bandshell at □ 94. Enjoy a Noon Hour Concert Royal City Park to see the Guelph Concert Band rehearse

every Friday in June and July

5. Find your inner peace at the □ 82. Test your indoor climbing skills □ 9Zen Garden at The Arboretum on the walls at The Guelph Grotto □ 83. Ever seen a Wonkie? Check □ 96. Meet the makers at Fair out Masterpiece – Wonkies and Art Gallery

□ 84. Weather dampening your

golf game? Keep on swinging at Jarzies Indoor Simulated Golf

□ 85. Learn more about Guelph’s

diverse historic neighborhood’s on one of the Guelph Arts Council Historical Walking Tours

□ 86. Watch a roller derby game

with Guelph’s own, the Royal City Roller Girls

□ 87. Find your way out of the Corn Maze at Strom’s Farm & Bakery

□ 88. Put your hand inside of a cow at College Royal Open House

November

□ 97. Take a self-guided historical walking tour of the University of Guelph campus

□ 98. Explore on the artisan tour at the Woodlawn Memorial Park

□ 99. Discover the Old Growth

Forest at Ignatius Jesuit Centre

□ 100. Wait for the big guy at the

Guelph Community Santa Claus Parade

□ 101. Join the party at Founders' Day Celebrations

□ 102. Celebrate Guelph's rivers at the 2Rivers Festival


□ 103. Watch food skills demos and □ 116. Attend Kazoo! Fest in April sample fresh local food at the 12 □ 117. The Guelph Armoury, built Annual Local Food Fest in 1906, has impressive exterior gothic features that impress □ 104. Cheer on the athletes at the World Dwarf Games □ 118. Watch the world’s best at the Speed River Inferno □ 105. Enjoy the free shows downtown at the Guelph Jazz □ 119. Celebrate all that is 'veggie' at Festival Vegfest Guelph □ 106. Watch performances in local □ 120. Snap a shot of the beautiful parks, studios and theatres at th

Guelph Dance Festival

fall foliage at The Arboretum

The Boathouse

Memorial Park, the 160 year old cemetery where John McCrae’s family is buried

□ 107. Grab a double scoop cone at □ 121. Reflect at Woodlawn □ 108. Explore Guelph’s historic buildings during Doors Open Guelph

□ 109. Browse the work of over 50 potters at The Guelph Potters Market

□ 110. Bring the family to the Festa on Ferguson, Festival Italiano

□ 111. Connect with artists on The Guelph Studio Tour

□ 112. It's family fun all day on John Galt Day

□ 113. With a hot cocoa in hand walk through Sparkles in the Park

□ 114. Snap a pic of the Family

Fountain in St. George's Square

□ 115. Go inside the Rutherford

Conservatory and Gardens Greenhouse at the University of Guelph

□ 122. Peruse Canada’s largest

cookbook and theatre archives collection at the University of Guelph

□ 123. Explore Guelph by playing

‘Stepping into 150’. Get your card at the Civic Museum

□ 124. Love Australian Football?

Catch a Grand River Gargoyles (AFLOntario) game at Margaret Greene Park

□ 125. Watch the turkey dance when you get 3 strikes at Woodlawn Bowl

□ 126. Check out one of the world’s

first documentary film festivals, the Guelph Film Festival

□ 127. Foster an appreciation for nature by learning more at the Guelph Lake Nature Centre

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□ 128. Explore the 150 year old ruins □ 140. Check out an interactive onlocated alongside the Speed river at Goldie Mill Park

□ 129. Take in the aromas and

flavours of a traditionally influenced French Bakery, Eric the Baker

□ 130. Drink a pint of local beer on a patio

□ 131. For 50 years, the DeCorso

Family has run Guelph’s premier Golf Courses - tee off at either Victoria Park East or Valley Golf Club

□ 132. Deemed a ‘timeless classic in Guelph’ Rocky’s 12in hotdogs are not to be missed

□ 133. Did you know Guelph has an Airpark? Eat a classic diner meal while surrounded by airplanes for an uplifting experience

□ 134. Looking to play a round of mini golf? Check out Club 6

□ 135. Play a game of bubble soccer – it’s fun for youth and adults

□ 136. Join the second oldest

recreational sporting club in Guelph for a round of lawn bowling

□ 137. Tour Guelph’s most beautiful gardens on the annual Garden Showcase Tour

□ 138. Take drop-in dance lessons at Flying Dance Company downtown

□ 139. High five Stormy and Spyke at a Guelph Storm Game

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farm butchery class at Thatcher Farms

□ 141. Try for a hole-in-one at

Springfield Golf and Country Club

□ 142. Buy some candy you can’t find anywhere else at Sweet!

□ 143. Attend a Guelph Symphony Orchestra concert

□ 144. Guelph Little Theatre has

been entertaining Guelphites since 1935

□ 145. Enjoy afternoon tea at the McCrae House from June to August

□ 146. Dine at 39 Carden Street

where head Chef Becky competed on Chopped Canada

□ 147. Party like the locals ‘on the island’ at Hillside Festival

□ 148. Celebrate the 20

th Anniversary of the River Run Centre by taking in a show

□ 149. Catch a double feature at the Mustang Drive-In Theatre

□ 150. Come to ‘Ribberside Park’ and taste your way through the annual Ribfest

For full event listings, check out the Visit Guelph Event Calendar!


Guelph – Oh So Much More We’ve only just scratched the surface of the discoverable delights and sights of Guelph. After 190 years, this city continues to change and surprise, while maintaining an authentic Guelph vibe. One thing is certain during your visit to Guelph; you will experience a welcoming spirit and gracious hospitality that will make memories that have you coming back for more. For visitor services, attractions, accommodations, and all the tools you need to plan your perfect trip, check out visitguelphwellington.ca.

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Visit Guelph Guide 2017  

Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation and the 190th anniversary of Guelph's founding at events throughout 2017. Us...