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15 Best and Fun Things To Do In Stratford, Canada

There are many reasons to visit this charming town situated just a stone’s throw from Toronto.

First of all, it’s an affordable destination that doesn’t require a lot of planning to get to if you live in Canada or the United States.

Second, Stratford is known for its historic architecture, thriving art scene, and recreational activities. It’s also considered one of Ontario’s cultural capitals.

The annual Stratford Shakespeare Festival celebrates the works of the legendary playwright with plays, poetry readings, musical performances, and visual arts exhibitions, while the Stratford Summer Music Festival takes place every year across several weeks and features a variety of artists and genres.

In addition to its cultural activities, Stratford has several parks and gardens that are popular for outdoor activities such as jogging and cycling.

If this sounds like the kind of place you’d like to visit, take a look at the list of additional attractions and activities below and start planning your trip today

The 15 Most Popular Things To Do In Stratford, Canada

15. Mountain Galleries East

5.0 ★★★★★ (3 reviews)

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Location: 100 Downie Street Streetratford ON

Tel:  226 779 4201

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14. Lake Victoria

4.5 ★★★★★ (19 reviews)

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13. Tom Patterson Island

4.7 ★★★★★ (20 reviews)

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12. Stratford Art in the Park

4.7 ★★★★★ (97 reviews)

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Location: Lakeside Dr Streetratford ON

Tel:  519 271 0988

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11. Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

4.5 ★★★★★ (109 reviews)

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Location: 386 Church Street S Street Marys ON

Tel:  519 284 1838

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10. Confederation Park

4.5 ★★★★★ (113 reviews)

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Location: Confederation Park Streetratford ON

Tel:  519 271 0250

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9. T.J. Dolan Natural Area

4.4 ★★★★☆ (122 reviews)

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Location: 117 Sir Adam Beck Road Streetratford ON

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8. Agora Gallery

4.9 ★★★★★ (7 reviews)

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Location: The Bruce Hotel 89 Parkview Dr Streetratford ON

Tel:  519 508 8700

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7. Stratford City Hall

4.4 ★★★★☆ (29 reviews)

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Location: 1 Wellington Street Streetratford ON

Tel:  519 271 0250

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6. Koolen Fine Arts

4.9 ★★★★★ (33 reviews)

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Location: 53 Downie Street Streetratford ON

Tel:  519 273 0800

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5. Gallery Indigena Inc

4.6 ★★★★★ (69 reviews)

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Location: 69 Ontario Street Streetratford ON

Tel:  519 271 7881

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4. Gallery Stratford

4.6 ★★★★★ (101 reviews)

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Location: 54 Romeo Street S Streetratford ON

Tel:  519 271 5271

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3. Stratford Perth Museum

4.5 ★★★★★ (178 reviews)

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Location: 4275 Huron Street Streetratford ON

Tel:  519 393 5311

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2. Shakespearean Gardens

4.6 ★★★★★ (728 reviews)

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Location: 5 Huron Street Streetratford ON

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1. Upper Queen’s Park Stratford

4.6 ★★★★★ (2,116 reviews)


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Location: 55 Queen Street Streetratford ON

Tel:  519 271 0250

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Stratford, Canada! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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