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Tourism Information/ City Hall
Guelph Tourism Information Centre 1 Carden Street Guelph, ON 1.800.334.4519 visitguelphwellington.ca
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U of G is also the place to be if you’re a sports enthusiast — whether it’s cheering on the Gryphons at a home game or skating with your family in the twin-pad arena.
The University is a hub of culture in the Guelph area and attracts crowds to a wide range of concerts, drama productions, art exhibits and lectures, as well as an annual show and sale of Canadian crafts and College Royal, the largest university open house in North America.
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The University of Guelph is home to one of Ontario’s most beautiful campuses, with a blend of modern and traditional architecture. It boasts a 165-hectare Arboretum, an oasis that includes more than eight kilometres of signed trails, making it a popular place for a stroll or a jog.
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• FREE Supper Buffet (Tue - Thurs) • All new Studio, 1 or 2 Bedroom Suites with Fully Equipped Kitchen • FREE High Speed Internet Access • Indoor Pool, 24H Fitness Centre, Facilities & Living Areas • Reduced rates for Extended Stays Theatre Room & Convenience Store • FREE Daily Hot Buffet Breakfast
519-767-3300 • 1-800-238-8000 www.Staybridge.com/GuelphOntario
• Free wireless and wired internet throughout the hotel • Renovated guestrooms, function space and public areas • Complimentary parking. Indoor pool & ﬁtness facilities
Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre 601 Scottsdale Drive, Guelph ON N1G 3E7
• Free Wireless Internet Access • Free Continental Breakfast
• Free Local Calls, Free Parking • Pet-friendly Hotel
Comfort Inn Guelph 480 Silvercreek Parkway, Guelph ON N1H 7R5
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to Guelph and Area Guelph - pronounced ‘“gwelf”.
Known as the Royal City, Guelph was named after the British Monarch King George IV, who was from the Guelph lineage (a German Family).
We welcome you and hope that you will have fun browsing through these pages to find your favourite things to do when on vacation. But first, here are three pieces of advice when visiting the area. Navigate the area using our free iPhone App, available in the App store. This new tool complements our visitors guide in helping our guests decide what to do, where to stay and where to eat. Find it in the Apple App Store. Try your luck at iSpy- our fun summer self-guided tour that challenges visitors to find the locations using a number of clues! This challenge is great for families and adults alike! Clues and other information can be found at www.Guelph.ca/ispy. Experience the culture in Guelph! Recently Guelph has undergone some major changes and we want you to see all that we have to offer! Check out our new culture section in the middle of this guide!
Enjoy your visit!
What’s Inside What to do.........................6 Signature Festivals and Events..........8 Culture in Guelph............25 Where to Eat....................40 Where to Stay..................46 Photography Thank-you to all photographers, businesses and organizations who have given permission to use images for this production. As best as can be determined, all information in the publication is correct as of the time of printing and it is recommended that individuals attempt to verify information. Reproduction of any part of this publication, in any format, is forbidden without the expressed authorization of the publisher.
Cover Photo Credits Main Image: Gadfly Dance Co. Bottom Right: Lucid Musings Photography
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to do “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Guelph’s list of what to do is growing and we want our visitors to experience first-hand what our city has to offer. Visitors are drawn to Guelph’s vibrant lifestyle, its cultural and historical festivities, recreational opportunities and an abundance of natural spaces. Creative cultural tourism has emerged from Guelph’s vital heritage, arts and cultural assets and offers visitors authentic experiences. Nationally known festivals such as the Guelph Jazz Festival and the Hillside Festival are just a few examples of the exciting opportunities Guelph is known for. Transformations are taking place within Guelph and area, in particular in Guelph’s Downtown. Visitors can experience: • A new inter-modal transit terminal designed to improve connections between Guelph’s local bus service and regional public transit systems including Greyhound, GO Transit and VIA Rail.
As a tourist we know you don’t just want to “see” culture, you want to experience it. To plan your experience visit www.visitguelphwellington.ca. We are happy to help!
Explore Guelph and Area from your iPhone. Now there’s an easy way to discover Guelph and area right at your fingertips – the ‘Visit Guelph’ iPhone App. The outdoor adventures, scenery, accommodation and dining destinations of Guelph have never been more accessible to visitors planning their next trip. Available for free from the Apple iTunes App Store is Guelph Tourism’s best new trip planning companion for the iPhone, an easy-to-use App featuring the best of attractions, dining, accommodation, festivals and recreation found throughout Guelph and Wellington.
• taste·real - a new brand which celebrates and promotes local food products in Guelph and Wellington. Try some today!
Visitors planning to travel to Guelph can explore over 80 Guelph business listings with the iPhone App or search by activity and location, build a trip itinerary, save listings to a favourites list, send out a tweet to friends on Twitter, ‘like’ a location or activity on Facebook, and even share the listing with others by email directly from within the App. For more information about the App visit www.visitguelphwellington.ca/tourismapp or search ‘visit guelph’ on the Apple App Store.
• A new Civic Square which provides an expansive setting for civic and cultural events. • A new Civic Museum clustered with a National Historic Site, Church of Our Lady Immaculate
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festivals & events
JUNE 2012 Cont...
Minto Farmers Market
April 11-15 | kazookazoo.ca
Doors Open Guelph
April 28 | guelpharts.ca/doorsopenguelph/
Guelph Arts Council Historical Walking Tours
June 8-September 16 | Harriston | mintofarmersmarket.ca
June 10 | Puslinch | thedonkeysanctuary.ca
Every Sunday April 22-June 24 | guelpharts.ca/guelphartscouncil
Noon hour concerts in downtown
Spring Special Antique Show
May 12 | Aberfoyle | aberfoyle-antiques.com
May 26-27 | thepottersmarket.ca
May 14-20 | visitguelphwellington.ca
Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival
May 31-June 3 | guelphcontemporarydancefestival.com
Spring Rural Romp
Mid June-mid September |downtownguelph.com June 22-24 | faeryfest.com
Guelph Wellington Local Food Fest June | tastereal.ca
July 2012 Canada Day Celebrations
July 1 | Guelph & Wellington County | visitguelphwellington.ca
July 13-August 5 | Elora | elorafestival.com
May | Wellington County | tastereal.ca
Art on the Street
Mount Forest Fireworks Festival
Waterloo Air Show “Featuring the Canadian Snowbirds” June 2-3 | Waterloo | waterlooairshow.com
Custom Car, Pickup & Motorcycle Show
June 2-3 | Palmerston | townofmintooptimistcanada.ca
Guelph & District Multicultural Festival
July 14 | downtownguelph.com July 20-22 | Mount Forest | mountforest.ca
Summer Sizzle Piano Pedagogy
July 15-17 | Mount Forest | cncm.ca/summer-sizzle.html
Fergus Truck Show
July 27-29 | Fergus | fergustruckshow.com
June 8-10 | gdmf.ca
Hillside Music Festival
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John Galt Day
Savour the Flavours of Minto
(Celebration August 4 in the Market Square) August 6 | guelph.ca
October 11 | savourtheflavours.ca
Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games
October | Downtown Guelph | downtownguelph.ca
August 10-12 | Fergus | fergusscottishfestival.com
Guelph Arts Council Historical Walking Tours Every Sunday August 12-October 14 guelpharts.ca/guelphartscouncil
Dig-In Downtown Erin Fall Fair
October 5-8 | Erin | erinfair.ca
Guelph Studio Tour
October 12-14 | guelphstudiotour.ca
August 24-26 | ribfestguelph.com
September 2012 Guelph Jazz Festival
September 5-9 | guelphjazzfestival.com
Harriston-Minto Fall Fair
September 14-16 | Harriston | harristonmintofair.ca
Eden Mills Writersâ€™ Festival
September 15-18 | Eden Mills | edenmillswritersfestival.ca
Fall Rural Romp
September | Wellington County | tastereal.ca
november 2012 Fair November
November 8-11 | University of Guelph fairnovember.uoguelph.ca
Winter Lights and Music Festival November 16 | downtownguelph.com
Guelph Santa Claus Parade
November 18 | Downtown Guelph | visitguelphwellington.ca
Guelph Festival of Moving Media November | festivalofmovingmedia.ca
December 2012 Various Holiday Events
December | Downtown Guelph | guelphdowntown.com
Sparkles in the Park
December | sparklesinthepark.ca
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We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharal Nehru
The ultimate musical
island vacation July 27–29, 2012 Guelph Lake Island
Just the ticket to great performances. music · comedy · family · dance · more
Tickets on sale May 5, 2012 hillsidefestival.ca 519.763.6396 12
riverrun.ca · 519.763.3000 · 877.520.2408 · 35 Woolwich St · Guelph
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REGION OF WATERLOO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Featuring the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, fast jets, aerobatics, wingwalking, historical aircraft, Canadian Red Bull Air Racer Pete McLeod and more! Additional static aircraft to explore up close, photograph and speak to the pilots Aviation exhibits Buy t icke t s Performer autographs o n lin e a n d Food vendors and beer garden Kids play area and activities
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DRAYTON FESTIVAL THEATRE The Sound Of Music MAY 15 TO JUNE 9
Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Book by Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse Suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp
Perfect Wedding JUNE 27 TO JULY 14 By Robin Hawdon
Johnny and June JULY 25 TO AUG 11
Created by Chris McHarge & Colin Stewart
The Melville Boys AUG 15 TO SEPT 1 By Norm Foster
Blue Suede Shoes: Memories Of The King SEPT 12 TO OCT 6
Created by Chris McHarge & Colin Stewart
Photo: Roy LeBlanc, Blue Suede Shoes: Memories of the King; Richard Quesnel and Brad Austin, The Melville Boys.
Alex Mustakas Artistic Director
GUELPH AND REGION'S PUBLIC ART GALLERY AND SCULPTURE PARK
Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, Noon to 5PM and by appointment in August 358 Gordon Street (at College Avenue Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 1Y1 T: 519-837-0010 | F: 519-767-2661 | www.msac.ca |
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You can count these Guelph festivals on one hand. But when you attend, you’ll be putting two hands together. Many, many times.
A focal point of the downtown area, the market continues to be a community place where families shop for quality meats, cheese, produce, baked goods, ethnic foods, arts and crafts. Open Year-rOund Saturdays, 7 a.m.–12 p.m. guelph.ca/farmersmarket
Located at the corner of Gordon Street and Waterloo Avenue Free parking available at Fountain Street lot
Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival May 31–June 3, 2012
Hillside Festival July 27–29, 2012
Guelph Jazz Festival Sept. 5–9, 2012
Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Sept. 16–19, 2012
Festival of Moving Media Nov. 8–11, 2012
Count on finding contemporary dance, eclectic music, cutting-edge jazz, national authors & moving documentaries – all in a welcoming, down-to-earth community.
RATES (HST Incl.) Canoes Kayaks $12/hour ($15 on wknds) $10/hour ($12 on wknds) $25/half day (2-5 hours) $20/half day (2-5 hours) $35/full day (5+ hours) $28/full day (5+ hours) Hours:
Opening weekend of Sat. May 12; daily beginning Fri. May 18 thru Labour Day; weekends only to Sun. Oct. 7. 10 a.m. to dusk, weather permitting. Closed Mondays. Location: Dockside at The Boathouse Ice Cream and Tea Room, 116 Gordon St. Inquiries: In person during business hours or at email@example.com Canoe paddling lessons available.
Spend a day with the donkeys. Weâ€™re open Wednesdays & Sundays, from 10 am to 4 pm, May 6 - Oct. 31. 6981 Conc. 4 Guelph, ON (519) 836-1697
Guelph was home for John McCrae (1872-1918), doctor, soldier and author of the famous First World War poem In Flanders Fields. His birthplace, the McCrae house is a small limestone cottage, with beautifully maintained award winning gardens. Visit this piece of Canadian history open daily 1-5 p.m. during the summer months.
BREWERY TOURS Join us every Saturday from 1-4pm
for samples and tours of the brewery. Visit our retail store, open 7 days a week. 950 Woodlawn Road West (800) 576-3853
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Arts. Culture. Entertainment.
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Transforming Guelph Camping, fishing, boating or hiking, our parks are as close as your own backyard.
Belwood Lake - 519-843-2979 Elora Gorge - 519-846-9742 Guelph Lake - 519-824-5061
Conestogo Lake - 519-638-2873 Elora Quarry - 519-846-5234 Rockwood - 519-856-9543
CAMPING RESERVATIONS - 1-877-558-GRCA(4722) www.grandriver.ca
Civic Museum Credit: Kyle Rodriguez, artifactsforlife.com
John Galt Park
Visit our Cultural
Downtown Guelph has undergone a ‘cultural makeover’ with inspiring new facilities now open in the city’s core – our new Market Square next to City Hall, which features an outdoor skating rink in winter and a water feature in summer will host many of Guelph’s festivals and events. Visit the new Guelph Civic Museum – now located next to Guelph’s iconic cathedral, Church of Our Lady Immaculate, a National Historic Site. Enjoy a show at the River Run Centre or a Guelph Storm Hockey game at the Sleeman Centre.
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Gadfly Dance Co. Contemporary Dance Festival
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Art on the Street
You may know of Guelph’s ‘Fab 5’ Festivals (The Contemporary Dance Festival, Hillside Festival, Jazz Festival, Festival of Moving Media, and the Eden Mills Writers Festival), but have you experienced our up and coming festivals? These smaller festivals are growing every year and solidify why Guelph is known as a year-round, cutting-edge place for vibrant culture and festivals.
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Macdonald Stewart Art Centre
Don’t miss Guelph’s newest Arts Event
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre
McCrae House garden
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Tour Guelph’s many galleries and artist’s studios and take home a unique treasure. Enjoy a heritage walking tour and take in McCrae House, historic birthplace of Colonel John McCrae, author of “ in Flanders Fields”. Visit unique buildings and heritage properties not normally open to the public during Doors Open Guelph.
John McCrae House
Masterpiece Wonkies and Art Gallery
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to eat “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” -Virginia Woolf
Guelph is quickly becoming known as an exceptional place to visit to experience extraordinary culinary talents. Guelph’s success is deeply rooted in the entrepreneurial spirit of its people, local landscape, proud agricultural heritage and tradition of innovation. Throughout the year visitors can experience various events celebrating local culinary talents such as ‘farmalicious’, a dining program aimed at offering a fresh, local food menu at a different restaurant each week throughout the summer in Guelph and Wellington.
Stonehammer Premium Pilsner – F&M Brewery Fire brewed in copper kettles and slowly aged in horizontal tanks, this pilsner has a rich, full-bodied taste with a clean dry finish. Also available as Dark Ale and Refreshing Light.* Wellington SPA - Wellington Brewery This copper coloured special pale ale is patterned after classic English versions. Its malt, nut flavour ends with a with a spicy hop aftertaste.* *descriptions found at sleeman.com; fmbrewery.com; wellingtonbrewery.com respectively.
When tasting the local cuisine, don’t forget to try some of the local brews! Home to Canada’s oldest independent microbrewery, Wellington Brewery, Guelph is quickly becoming known as the Ontario’s Craft Brewery Capital.
Some award winning Guelph beers include: Original Draught – Sleeman Brewery With a distinct floral hop aroma and refreshing finish, this unpasteurized lager is well balanced and easy to drink.*
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Lunch Buffet Dinner Takeout & Delivery Catering & Banquet Hall
105 Macdonell Street, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2Z7
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Elora, Fergus, Guelph & Wellington County
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Old Quebec St Mall 55 Wyndham st N Guelph N1H 7T8 (519)822-3456
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Food First at Casey’s Guelph We choose only the freshest ingredients for you to savour. From our slow-roasted red pepper soup to our fresh never frozen 8 oz. AAA burgers, everything at Casey’s starts with one thing. A passion for food. So you can always expect the freshest ingredients, the best recipes, and the finest meals when you join us at Casey’s Guelph.
Casey’s Guelph 494 Edinburgh Rd. S. • 519-766-4242 guelph.caseysgrillbar.com
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to stay “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” - Henry Miller
Prepare to get comfortable. You might need multiple rooms for a sports tournament, a corporate retreat, or a relaxing romantic getaway. Whatever the reason, you will find a Guelph hotel, inn or bed & breakfast to suit your needs. Just a few minutes north of the city, the communities of Fergus and Elora offer a great selection of charming bed and breakfasts, and a clean, comfortable motel.
“Great hotel, definitely would recommend for anyone travelling to Guelph” The Delta Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre, Trip Advisor Member, August 19, 2011. “An excellent choice for our sports team” Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre, Trip Advisor Member, April 6, 2011.
We’re not the only ones that think Guelph accommodations are world-class. Here are some testimonials from others that think so too.
“We would strongly recommend this establishment to any couple needing a luxurious getaway! Very clean, spacious, comfortable and quiet.” The Norfolk Guest House, Trip Advisor Member, December 31, 2011.
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“The setting and atmosphere are inspirational... the meals prepared with great care... I would recommend Ignatius to any group!” A Place of Peace
INN & SUITES - Free High Speed Internet Access (select rooms) - Microwave & Refrigerators (select rooms) - Complimentary Deluxe Continental Breakfast
Apartment-Style Units for long-term rentals Fitness Room 2 on site meeting rooms Free downtown parking
106 CardenStreet, Guelph
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Ignatius Jesuit Centre
Toll Free: 1-866-627-1331 Tel: 519-836-1331 Fax: 519-836-9627 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
5420 Hwy 6, N Guelph 519-824-1250 ext 231 www.ignatiusguelph.ca
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Offering Business and Leisure Guests Convenient Quality Accommodations at an Affordable Price!
• Free Deluxe Continental Breakfast • Mini-Fridge, Coffee Maker, 32”-37” LCD TV with Easy Gaming and Video Hookups, iPod Dock • Out Door Patio with Barbeque • Wireless High Speed Internet Access • In-Door Salt Water Pool, 24 hr Fitness Centre
• Marriott Rewards Program
35 Cowan Pl, Guelph, ON—N1G 0C1 Toll Free: 866-233-4961 * P: 519-763-2339 * F: 519-763-9332 www.marriott.com/ykffi * E: email@example.com
Anniversaries TO CELEBRATE! • Guelph’s 185th Birthday - April 23, 2012 • 150th anniversary - Ontario Veterinary College • 100th Anniversary - The Guelph Country Club • 60th Anniversary - Founding of the Italian Canadian Club of Guelph • 80th anniversary - Cutten Fields (Originally the Cutten Club) • 50th anniversary - The Guelph Power and Sail Squadron (April 17, 2012)
15% OFF TGIF Friday’s Norfolk Guest House
It’s the weekend so why not start it with a romantic jacuzzi room for two. Grab your favourite sweetie and treat yourself to a night in on the town. We are offering 15% off all Jacuzzi suites.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark Twain
2 FOR 1 ADMISSION Wellington County Museum and Archives Our general admission is by voluntary donation, but there is a set fee for all special events, lectures and programmes. Check our website.
Complimentary Appetizer or Dessert!
Babelfish Bistro Enjoy an appetizer or dessert compliments of Babelfish Bistro with purchase of two main course items.
$10 off Round-Trip Internet Special
Red Car Service Receive a $10.00 discount on the Round-Trip Internet Special when booking a party of 2 or more. Include “Guelph Visitor Guide” in booking instructions to receive discount.
$20 OFF THE PURCHASE OF A MINI WONKY JEWLLERY BOX
Masterpiece-Wonkies & Art Gallery Mini wonky jewellery box are made by Paul Szewc.They are signed, numbered and ledgered. The collection consists of 6 styles and are collected in over 23 countries.
Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre
Swan Moving and Storage $25 off any moving service as well as a 25% coupon off moving supplies bought at our Guelph head office.
10% OFF dinner
Duncan McPhee Inc.
Save 20% off Crabtree & Evelyn Hand Therapy products, including 50ml, 100ml and 250ml size in any fragrance.
10% discount for dining in (dinner only). Must present the coupon to receive the discount.
$5 off ‘I ♥ Guelph’ t-shirts
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Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton or Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Visit our information centre and received $5 off our ‘I ♥ Guelph’ t-shirts .
Buy one regular priced admission and get a second of equal or lessor value for FREE!
$25 off moving services and 25% off packing supplies
20% off Crabtree and Evelyn Hand Therapy
One Quebec Street,
Gophers ‘Glow-in-theDark’ Indoor Mini-golf
Book a Monday Night, stay the night before at 50% off!
Book your night at the Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre on a Monday night and receive 50% off the night before.
Downtown Guelph tel: 519-821-1260 firstname.lastname@example.org
Receive 20% off the regular room rate for your next booking at the hotel of your choice. The room rate includes hot breakfast. Mention this coupon.
Gophers â€˜Glow-in-theDarkâ€™ Indoor Mini-golf No reservations required. Not valid with any other offers. Expires March 31, 2013.
Norfolk Guest House Does not apply with any other offer or discount. Some black out days apply. Offer ends Dec. 20, 2012. Please call ahead to confirm. Must bring coupon to receive discount.
415 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph 519-822-2292 | www.gophersminigolf.ca
102 Eramosa Rd., Guelph 519-767-1095 or 519-212-4808 www.norfolkguesthouse.ca
Red Car Service
Wellington County Museum and Archives
Applicable to Pearson International Airport only. Pick-up and drop-off at Delta Hotel, Guelph only. On-line bookings only, at least 3 days in advance. Book before February 1, 2013. 530 Elizabeth St., Guelph 519-824-9344 | www.redcarservice.com
Masterpiece-Wonkies & Art Gallery Coupon must be presented in our gallery only. Expires December 24, 3012. 7100 Fife Rd., Guelph
(between Whitelaw Rd. & Wellington Rd. 32)
519-763-8475 | www.masterpiece.on.ca
Swan Moving and Storage One coupon per move. One coupon per visit for supplies. 15 Petrolia St., Guelph 519-821-6683 | www.swanmoving.com
Expires March 2013. 0536 Wellington Rd. 18, Fergus 519-846-0916, 1-800-663-0750 ext 2221 www.wcm.on.ca
Babelfish Bistro One coupon per complimentary item and no more than two certificates per table. Cannot be combined with any other offer. No cash value. Coupon expires March 31, 2013. 80 Macdonell St., Guelph 519-826-6709 | www.babelfishbistro.com
Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre Reserve now-contact the hotel directly at 519-836-0231 and ask for in-house reservations. Coupon must be presented at check-in. Subject to availability. May not be used in conjunction with any other promotion or package. 601 Scottsdale Dr., Guelph 519-836-0231 | www.higuelph.ca
Duncan McPhee Inc.
This coupon is not valid for lunch buffet, lunch specials, combination dinner sets, special menus or takeouts. Coupon expires on March 30th, 2013.
Excluding gift sets. In-stock merchandise only. Offer expires December 31, 2012.
105 Macdonnell St., Guelph 519-821-3343 | www.spice11.com
1 Quebec St., Guelph 519-821-1260, 1-888-262-7787 www.duncan-mcphee.com
This coupon cannot be combined with any other offer and cannot be used during special events. Please call us for further details. Offer expires March 31, 2013.
Guelph Tourism Services
Hampton Inn 725 Imperial Rd. N., Guelph 519-821-2144 | guelphsuites.hamptoninn.com Holiday Inn Express 540 Silvercreek Parkway N., Guelph 519-824-2400 | hiexpress.com/gelphon
Only one coupon per t-shirt. Available in-person only. Offer expires December 31, 2012. 1 Carden St., Guelph (@ City Hall) 1-800-334-4519 | www.visitguelphwellington.ca
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