Calendar of Events

2019

August  September  October  November  December

2020

January  February  March  April  May  June  July  

other events links

Want to promote an event that is not listed yet? Send us an email, on info [at] u-cwebs.com. Placement on this page is subject to editor approval.


LOCAL ADVERTISERS     - Buy Local! -     ADVERTISING
FergusWebsites.com - affordable, effective websites by U-C WEBS Fergus Roller Derby - New! Check us out!


Events Centre Wellington and Surrounding Area

We accept local events, meetings and fundraisers. Non-profit organisations can have information / fundraising events placed free of charge, as well as Trade Shows or Festivals; our editors will decide which events fall under these categories. These events can be placed up to a year in advance.

You can also sponsor the Calendar of Events listings; only 4 spots and full=full. Contact us for more information.

Discover how to supercharge your speed on the ice - Click here to get started

Event Description Where? When?

CALENDAR SPONSORS:

Puppy need training? Watch free sample lesson!Landscape construction

Agricultural and Culinary Events in Our Region, including local farmers markets: visit the Guelph Wellington Local Food website

August

Insights - Juried Art Exhibition
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website
Aboyne Jun 19-Sep 1
Free public swim
When: 2:00-3:55
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Aug 3
Sensational Elora Film on a Plate
Where: Gorge Cinema
Contact: website
Elora Aug 3
Grand River Raceway 29th annual Industry Day celebration
Where: Grand River Raceway
When: Post Time 1:30
Contact: website or 519-846-5455
Elora Aug 5
Twilight at Templin Gardens - local musicians, handmade market
Where: Templin Gardens
When: 7:00-9:00
Contact: website
Fergus Aug 7
Pipes, Plaid and Pageantry Parade - Fergus Scottish Festival - Downtown Edition
Where: downtown
When: 7:30 PM
Contact: website or 519-787-0099
Fergus Aug 8
6th annual Shakespeare in the Park
Where: Bissell Park
When: Fridays 8 pm, Saturdays 3 and 8 pm, Sundays 3 pm. Admission by donation.
Contact: website or (519) 496-6481
Elora Aug 8-11
Fergus Ghost Walk - lantern walk + guided tour
When: 8:00-9:30 p.m.; tickets at The Bookery
Contact: website
Fergus Aug 9-10
6th Annual Psychic Faire
When: Fri 3:00-9:00; Sat 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Where: The Bookery, 191 St Andrew St W
Contact: website
Fergus Aug 9-10
74th Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games - Top 50 Ontario Festival Event
Where: Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
Contact: website 519-787-0099
Fergus Aug 9-11
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Aug 10
Twilight at Templin Gardens - local musicians, handmade market
Where: Templin Gardens
When: 7:00-9:00
Contact: website
Fergus Aug 14
McGinn Brothers - Big Game For Big Brother
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website
Fergus Aug 16
RiverFest 2019
Where: Bissell Park
When: doors open 4:30
Contact: website or 519.827.9071
Elora Aug 16-18
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Aug 17
44th Antique & Classic Car Show
When: 1:00-5:00 p.m.; admission $5 p.p. or $12.50 per family
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website or 519-846-0916
Aboyne Aug 18
Twilight at Templin Gardens - local musicians, handmade market
Where: Templin Gardens
When: 7:00-9:00
Contact: website
Fergus Aug 21
31st Annual Waterloo Busker Festival
Where: Regina S. & William (behind Waterloo City Hall)
Contact: website or 519-747-8769
Waterloo Aug 22-25
Grand River Truck & Tractor Pull
Where: Grand River Raceway
When: Fri 6:30pm; Sat 6:00pm
Contact: website or 519-846-8879
Elora Aug 23-24
23rd Annual Ribfest - Competing N-American Rib Teams, live music
Where: Riverside Park - Free
Contact: website or 519-780-0577
Guelph Aug 23-25
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Aug 24
Twilight at Templin Gardens - local musicians, handmade market
Where: Templin Gardens
When: 7:00-9:00
Contact: website
Fergus Aug 28
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Aug 31

September

Free public swim
When: 2:00-3:55
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 2:30-3:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 2:00-3:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 4:30-5:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Sunday
Free public skating
When: 1:00-2:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Sunday
Insights - Juried Art Exhibition
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website
Aboyne Sep 1
Fall Leisure Show - Minor Sports Registration Night
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex
When: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Contact: 519-846-9691 x903
Fergus Sep 4
23rd annual Fergus Classic Car Show - 100+ classic cars and live entertainment
Where: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Downtown Fergus
Contact: Fergus BIA website or 519-787-1384
Fergus Sep 6
Eden Mills Writers' Festival
Where: along the banks of the Eramosa River
Contact: website or Facebook
Eden Mills Sep 6-8
Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope
Where: The Arboretum at University of Guelph
When: 9:00 am registration opens
Contact: website
Guelph Sep 8
Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope
Where: Clock Tower, Downtown Kitchener
When: 9:00 am registration opens
Contact: website
Kitchener Sep 8
26th Guelph Jazz Festival - free jazz tent downtown Guelph 9-12am
Various passes available for other venues
Contact: website or 519-763-4952
Guelph Sep 11-15
Elora Acoustic Cafe
Where: Wellington County Museum (Barn)
When: 8:00-10:30 (doors open & open stage sign up 7:00)
Contact: website or Facebook
Aboybe Sep 13
183rd Annual Fergus Fall Fair
Midway, petting zoo, sheep herding and more
Where: Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
Contact: website or 226-383-3000 (Fergus info centre)
Fergus Sep 13-15
Harriston-Minto Fall Fair
Where: Harriston Community Centre
Contact: website or 519-338-2511
Harriston Sep 13-15
13th Annual Wellington Fall Rural Romp - see Local Agriculture up close
farms, markets, nurseries and a winery
When: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Contact: website or 519-821-6638 x335
Wellington County Sep 28
Fergus Ghost Walk - lantern walk + guided tour
When: 7:00-8:30 p.m.; tickets at The Bookery
Contact: website
Fergus Sep 28
Elora-Fergus Studio Tour - self guided
Visit studios in Fergus & Elora; free
Contact: website or 1-877-242-6353
Fergus / Elora Sep 28-29
Harvest Home Festival
Where: Wellington County Museum
When: 1-5 PM
Contact: website or 519-846-0916
Aboyne Sep 29
The Terry Fox Run
Where: Elora Cataract Trail - Forfar St. entrance
Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. (Forfar Ball Diamond)
the run starts at 10:00
Contact: Terry Fox Run Website
Fergus Sep
Pedal for Portage
Where: Grand River Raceway
When: 8:00-2:00
Contact: website or 519-501-5135
Elora Sep
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Sep
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Adults $15/members $12, Students $10/members $8, Youth under 14 free with paying adult
Contact: website
Fergus Sep
Culture Days In Centre Wellington
Historical Walking Tours
Various locations
Contact: website or 519-846-9841
Fergus, Elora Sep
Festival Italiano - Annual celebration of Italian heritage and culture
Where: Canadian Italian Club
Contact: website or 519-821-1110
Guelph Sep
Annual Belwood Lake Car Show
Where: Ball Diamond, Smith St
When: Noon-4pm; food bank donations welcome
Contact: Facebook, email or 519-787-2117
Belwood Sep

October

Free public swim
When: 2:00-3:55
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 2:30-3:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 2:00-3:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 4:30-5:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Sunday
Free public skating
When: 1:00-2:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Sunday
Elora Monster Month
Various activities
Contact: Elora BIA
Elora Oct 1-31
Monster Month
Where: Various locations around Elora
Contact: website or 519-760-2404
Elora Oct 1-31
Elora-Fergus Studio Tour - self guided
Visit studios in Fergus & Elora; free
Contact: website or 1-877-242-6353
Fergus / Elora Oct 5-6
Elora Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Elora Community Centre
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Elora Oct 10
Elora Acoustic Cafe
Where: Wellington County Museum (Barn)
When: 8:00-10:30 (doors open & open stage sign up 7:00)
Contact: website or Facebook
Aboybe Oct 11
OktoberFest
Various activities
Contact: website
Kitchener / Waterloo Oct 11-19
Pumpkin Day at the Elora Farmers Market
Where: Bissell Park
Contact: website or 519-846-5638
Elora Oct 12
Sensational Soup Off - Sensational Elora
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website or 519-846-5638
Aboyne Oct 14
Stratford Writers Festival
Various locations
Contact: website or 416-587-9370
Stratford Oct 18-27
Haunted Woods Walk for Big Brothers/Big Sisters
When: 7:00-9:30 p.m.
Where: 7679 6th Line Ennotville
Contact: website
Ennotville Oct 18
Elora Lantern Tour
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Elora Info Centre
Contact: website
Elora Oct 19
Fergus Ghost Walk - lantern walk + guided tour
When: 7:00-8:30 p.m.; tickets at The Bookery
Contact: website
Fergus Oct 26,30
Family Halloween Activities
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website or 519-846-0916
Aboyne Oct 20
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Oct 22
Fergus Lantern Tour
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Fergus Library
Contact: website
Fergus Oct 23
Wordfest
When: 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Where: Elora Centre For The Arts
Contact: website
Elora Oct 24
Fergus Halloween Haunt
When: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Where: downtown Fergus
Contact: website
Fergus Oct 26
Halloween Haunt Street Walk - face painting, crafts, live music
Where: downtown Fergus
When: 10:00AM-noon
Contact: website
Fergus Oct 26
12th Monster March Parade - costumes mandatory to participate
Bring a food item for Food Bank.
Pre-registration: website
Where: Metcalfe St.; starting at One Axe Pursuits 24 Henderson St.
When: 6:30 p.m. (gather at 6:00) - rain or moonshine
Contact: 519-846-2563
Elora Oct 26
17th Annual Kissing Bridge Trail Studio Tour - self-guided
When: from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Contact: KBT Studio Tour: 519-669-0545
a.o. Elmira, St. Jacobs Oct 26-27
Fergus Ghost Walk
When: 7:00; tickets at The Bookery
Where: Downtown Fergus
Contact: website or 226-383-2665
Fergus Oct 26, 30
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Adults $15/members $12, Students $10/members $8, Youth under 14 free with paying adult
Contact: website
Fergus Oct
CWCC Business Showcase
When: 1:30-4:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website or 519-843-5140
Fergus Oct
Spirit Walk at the Poor House
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website or 519-846-0916
Aboyne Oct
Elora Horse and Hound Parade 2019 - Fundraiser for Groves
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: website or 519-846-9841
Elora Oct

November

Free public swim
When: 2:00-3:55
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 2:30-3:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 2:00-3:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 4:30-5:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Sunday
Free public skating
When: 1:00-2:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Sunday
Remembrance Day Ceremony
Where: the barn at the Wellington County Museum
When: 7 p.m.
Contact: website or 519-846-0916
Aboyne Nov 5
Elora Acoustic Cafe
Where: Wellington County Museum (Barn)
When: 8:00-10:30 (doors open & open stage sign up 7:00)
Contact: website or Facebook
Aboybe Nov 8
Rememberance Day services
Elora, Sales, Fergus, Belwood
Contact: 519-846-9841
Fergus / Elora Nov 11
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Nov 19
Starlight Shopping Nights Elora
When: 5:00-10:00 p.m.
Contact: website
Elora Nov 28-29
Buy Nothing Day - devote time to your loved ones instead!   Nov 29
Elora Santa Claus parade - Parade of Lights
Where: downtown; beginning at South Street
When: 6:00 PM
Contact: website or 519-843-5528
Elora Nov 30
Fair November - 44th Annual Juried Craft Sale
When: Thu/Fri: 10:00-21:00; Sat 10:00-17:00; Sun 11:00-17:00 - FREE admission
Where: University Centre University of Guelph
Contact: website or 519-824-4120x53903
Guelph Nov
Guelph Power Play Hockey Tournament
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: 519-843-2800 or website
Fergus Nov
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Adults $15/members $12, Students $10/members $8, Youth under 14 free with paying adult
Contact: website
Fergus Nov
Christmas tree lighting and carols
Where: downtown Fergus
When: 7:00 p.m.
Contact: website
Fergus Nov

December

Free public swim
When: 2:00-3:55
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 2:30-3:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 2:00-3:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 4:30-5:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Sunday
Free public skating
When: 1:00-2:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Sunday
Chamber Christmas Open House
Where: Centre Wellington Chamber Of Commerce
When: 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Contact: website or 519-843-5140
Fergus Dec 5
Fergus Late Night Sip and Shop
When: 6:00-10:00 p.m.
Where: downtown Fergus
Contact: website
Fergus Dec 6
Fergus Santa Claus Parade
When: 1:30 PM
Contact: website or 519-843-5528
Fergus Dec 7
Handel's Messiah
When: 3:30 p.m.
Where: St. Joseph's Church
Contact: website
Fergus Dec 8
The Elora Acoustic Café - Christmas Cafe - All Open Stage
Where: Wellington County Museum (Barn)
When: 8:00-10:30 (doors open & open stage sign up 7:00)
Contact: website
Aboyne Dec 13
Men’s Shopping Night
Where: downtown Fergus
When: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Contact: website
Fergus Dec 13
Christmas Festival
When: 1 - 5 p.m.
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: Website or 519-846-0916 x221
Aboyne Dec 15
Festival of Carols
When: 5:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Where: St. John's Church
Contact: website
Elora Dec 17-18
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Dec 24
Belwood Lions Breakfast with Santa
When: 8:00-11:00 AM
Where: Belwood Hall
Contact: website or 519-843-7011
Belwood Dec
Drumlin Contra Dance - potluck, carrols and dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Adults $15/members $12, Students $10/members $8, Youth under 14 free with paying adult
Contact: website
Fergus Dec
Medieval Christmas
Where: downtown Fergus
When: noon-5:00 pm
Contact: website
Fergus Dec
Sparkles In The Park
When: 5:30-9:30 p.m. - donation $2 p.p. or $5/family
December 31: Fireworks at 8:00
Contact: website
Guelph Dec

January

Free public swim
When: 2:00-3:55
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 2:30-3:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 2:00-3:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 4:30-5:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Sunday
Free public skating
When: 1:00-2:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Sunday
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Elora Community Centre
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Elora Jan 2
Robbie Burns Night
Where: Fergus Legion
Contact: website
Fergus Jan
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Beginner's orientation 7:45 pm.
Adults $15/members $12, Students $10/members $8, Youth under 14 free with paying adult
Contact: website
Fergus Jan
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Jan
Mayor's Breakfast - annual Centre Wellington Chamber event
Where: Grand River Raceway - The Captain's Quarters
When: 7:30 AM; Cost $25 Members and $30 Future Members
Contact: RSVP to 519-843-5140 or rscarrow@cwchamber.ca
Elora Jan

February

     
Free public skating
When: 2:30-3:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 2:00-3:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 4:30-5:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Sunday
Free public skating
When: 1:00-2:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Sunday
Free Public Swim - first 40 kids
When: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Feb
Community Resource Centre's 23rd annual Chilifest Fundraising Lunch - a great meal of chili, salad, roll, dessert and beverages for $10.
With silent auction and raffles.
Where: Fergus Legion
When: lunch, take out & delivery 11:30-1:30;
plus take-out-only 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Contact: website or 519-843-2345
Fergus Feb
13th Annual Hillside Inside
Where: River Run Centre, St. George's Church
Contact: website or 1-866-598-4455
Guelph Feb
Elora Rockers tournament
Where: Elora Community Centre
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Feb
Free Public Swim - first 40 kids
When: ?
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Feb
Family Day - Free public skating
When: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Fergus Feb
Family Day - Free public swim
When: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Fergus Feb
Family Day - Free Zumba Kids
When: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Fergus Feb
Family Day - Free public skating
When: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Elora Arena
Elora Feb
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Beginner's orientation 7:45 pm.
Adults $15/members $12, Students $10/members $8, Youth under 14 free with paying adult
Contact: website
Fergus Feb
Elora Co-op Preschool Annual Past Supper & Silent Auction
Where: Centre Wellington District High School
When: 4:00-8:00 p.m.; $5/child (4-12), $12/adult (in advance) or $7/$15 at the door
Contact: Facebook or 519-846-5092
Fergus Feb
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Feb

March

     
Free public skating
When: 2:30-3:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 2:00-3:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Saturday
Free public skating
When: 4:30-5:30
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Every Sunday
Free public skating
When: 1:00-2:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Every Sunday
Spaghetti Dinner and Show (Belwood Lions) - meal and cabaret
When: 6:00; cost $25
Where: Belwood Hall
Contact: website or 519-787-0560
Belwood Mar
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Mar
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Mar
March Break Day Camp Program
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: 519-843-2800
Fergus Mar
March Break Program
When: various times
Contact: website
Aboyne Mar
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Mar
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Beginner's orientation 7:45 pm.
Adults $15/members $12, Students $10/members $8, Youth under 14 free with paying adult
Contact: website
Fergus Mar
Active Living and Retirement Show
When: 10 am - 2 pm
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: 519-843-2800
Fergus Mar
Elora Skating Club Carnival
When: 11 AM - 2 PM
Where: Elora Community Centre
Contact: 519-846-9691 or website
Elora Mar
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Mar
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Mar
Fergus Skating Club Ice Show
When: 12-4 PM
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex ("Fergus Arena")
Contact: website
Fergus Mar
CW Seedy Saturday
Where: Wellington County Museum, Aboyne Hall
When: 10-1
Contact: website
Fergus Mar
Annual James McQueen Bunny Breakfast
Where: James McQueen Public School
When: 9:00 to 11:00 am; $3 per person or $10 per family
Contact: website or 519-843-1700
Fergus Mar
Leisure Show - registration for local sports and leisure
Where: Elora Community Centre
When: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Mar
Leisure Show - registration for local sports and leisure
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex ("Fergus Arena")
When: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Contact: 519-843-2800
Fergus Mar

April

Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Apr
National Tartan Day Concert
Where: Melville United Church
When: 8:00 PM
Fergus Apr
Elmira Maple Syrup Festival
Where: downtown Elmira
When: 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Contact: website or 1-877-969-0094
Elmira Apr
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Apr
Tartan Day
When: noon - 5 p.m.
Where: Downtown Fergus
Contact: website or 519-846-9841
Fergus Apr
Tartan Day Historical Walking Tour
Where: Downtown Fergus
When: 11:00 AM
Contact: website
Fergus Apr
National Tartan Day
Where: Downtown Fergus
When: 1:00 - 5:00 PM
Fergus Apr
Elora Acoustic Cafe
Where: Wellington County Museum (Barn)
When: 8:00-10:30 (doors open & open stage sign up 7:00)
Contact: website or Facebook
Aboybe Apr
Dog Show by the Guelph & District Kennel Club
When: 10:00-5:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website
Fergus Apr
Annual Elora Antique Show
When: 10:00 (Sat) or 11:00 a.m.(Sun) - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Elora Community Centre; Admission $7 - children under 13 free, free parking
Contact: website or 1-800-667-0619
Elora Apr
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Apr
Ladies Night
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website
Fergus Apr
Spring Town Hall
When: 7:00-9:00
Where: Victoria Park Senior Centre
Contact: website
Fergus Apr
Elora Cooperative Preschool Annual Easter Egg Hunt
When: 9:00-12:00; egg hunt starts at 10:00 am; $5/child ages 10 and under
Contact: Facebook, website or 519-846-5092
Elora Apr
Fergus Tack Swap and Equine Trade Show
When: 9:00-3:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: Facebook
Fergus Apr
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Apr
Hippity Hop
Where: Downtown Fergus
When: 10 AM-noon
Contact: website
Fergus Apr
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Apr
Coig
When: 8:00
Where: Fergus Grand Theatre
Contact: website
Fergus Apr
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Beginner's orientation 7:45 pm.
Adults $15/members $12, Students $10/members $8, Youth under 14 free with paying adult
Contact: website
Fergus Apr
Grand Taste - by the C.W. Rotary
Where: Grand River Raceway
Contact: website
Elora Apr

May

Bowl for Kids Sake for Nintendo's Wii - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
Where: Victoria Park Senior Centre
When: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Contact: website or 519-787-0106
Fergus May
The Elora Festival Book Sale
When: Fri 5-9 p.m. ($5 admission*); Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm (free); Sun 9:30 am - 4:00 pm (free)
* Includes $5 voucher, redeemable on Sunday afternoon
Where: Elora Curling Club
Contact: The Elora Festival (519) 846-0331 or 1-800-265-8977
Elora May
Spring Rain Weekend
Where: Fergus, Belwood - various locations
Contact: Facebook
Fergus May
Elora Farmer's Market Outdoor Season Opener
When: 9 am to 1 pm
Where: Bissell Park
Contact: website or 519-846-1396
Elora May
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus May
Bowl for Kids Sake - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
Where: Woodlawn Bowl
When: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Contact: website or 519-787-0106
Guelph May
Dollhouse Minitiatures Show And Sale
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 10:00-3:00
Contact: website or 519-822-1436
Fergus May
Fergus Lions Club Home & Leisure Show 6:00-10:00 + Friday night Fish Fry 5:00-7:00 (Adults $12; Children $6)
Free Admission - Bring a food donation for the Fergus-Elora Community Pantry
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus)
Contact: Fergus Lions Club 519-843-2800
Fergus May
Elora Acoustic Cafe
Where: Wellington County Museum (Barn)
When: 8:00-10:30 (doors open & open stage sign up 7:00)
Contact: website or Facebook
Aboybe May
Best Bloomin' Plant Sale - Fergus Horticultural Society
When: 8-11 a.m.
Where: Stone house next to Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex (Fergus)
Contact: website or 519-843-5892
Fergus May
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus May
CW Chamber's Awards of Excellence
Where: Fergus Grand Theatre; $70
Contact: website or 519-843-5140
Fergus May
Elora EnPlein Air - A Grand River Painting Festival
Contact: website
Elora May
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus May
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Beginner's orientation 7:45 pm.
Adults $15/members $12, Students $10/members $8, Youth under 14 free with paying adult
Contact: website
Fergus May
Wellington Rural Romp - Spring Romp - Self Guided Tour
When: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; suggested donation of $5 per vehicle
Contact: website
Various May
Skyburst Elora - Elora Lions Fireworks Night
Where: Grand River Raceway
When: Gates open at 7pm; $5pp./$20 per family - Proceeds to Groves Hospital
Contact: Contact: website or 519-846-5455 x238
Elora May
Belwood Lions Pike Derby
Where: Belwood Lake; $30 (15+), $10 (9-14), $0 (8 and under)
Contact: website
Belwood May
Cats Anonymous 7th Annual "Paws in the Garden" Spring Fundraiser - games, raffles, auctions and a buffet lunch
When: 12:00-4:00PM; cost $35/person - advance tickets only!
Where: Italian Canadian Club - 135 Ferguson Street
Contact: order tickets by email or (519) 855-6850
Guelph May
2019 Food Cycle Ride - 20, 40, 70 and 100 km routes - proceeds to Centre Wellington Foodbank
Where: Elora Public School
Contact: website
Elora May
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus May
Elora Writers' Festival
When: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Aboyne Hall, Wellington County Museum & Archives; tickets $25.00 @ TBD
Contact: 519-843-4391 or website
Elora Update Nov 2018: according to their website this festival is on indefinite hiatus (more info)

June

17th Annual Southern Ontario Amazing Race
20 teams of 2 raise pledges for the Children's Foundation of Guelph & Wellington.
Contact: The Race
Guelph Jun
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Jun
Halton Hills Rams Lacrosse Tournament
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website
Fergus Jun
Shimano Take A Kid Fishing Day
Where: Belwood Lake Conservation Area
Contact: website
Belwood Jun
11th Annual Local Biz Night
Where: Grand River Raceway
Contact: website
RSVP to Membership@cwchamber.ca
Elora Jun
34th Multicultural Festival
When: Fri 5-11 PM; Sa 11AM-11PM; Sun 11AM-6PM
Where: Riverside Park; free admission & free parking
Contact: website or 519-836-7482
Guelph Jun
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Jun
Gardenscapes 2020 - 26th Annual Self-guided tour
Where: various locations; $15 admission
When: 12 noon - 5:30 p.m. (rain or shine)
Contact:website or 519-837-0010
Guelph Jun
22nd Annual Golf Tournament - Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce
When: noon registration; dinner incl.
Where: Ariss Valley Golf & Country Club
Contact: website or 519-843-5140
Ariss Jun
Elora Acoustic Cafe
Where: Wellington County Museum (Barn)
When: 8:00-10:30 (doors open & open stage sign up 7:00)
Contact: website or Facebook
Aboybe Jun
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Jun
Historical Automobile Society Antique Car Show and Sale
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website or pdf
Fergus Jun
Insights - Juried Art Exhibition
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website
Aboyne Jun -Sep
Fergus Minor Lacrosse - Scott Gerrie Tournament
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website or 519-843-2800
Fergus Jun
18th Annual Art on the Street - 100 visual artists exhibit & sell
Where: Wyndham St. (downtown);
10 a.m.-5 p.m.; FREE
Contact: website or 519-836-6144
Guelph Jun
14th Guelph Wellington Local Food Fest
Where: Ignatius Jesuit Centre
When: 11 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Minimum donation of $5 per person, $10 per family
Contact: website
Guelph Jun
Fergus Horticultural Society Garden Tour 
Where: Various locations around Fergus
When: 12:30-4:30; donation to foodbank
Contact: website or 519-787-9341
Fergus Jun
8th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph Big Little Run 2019 (5km and 10km) - fundraiser
When: 9:00am-11:30am
Where: Guelph Lake Conservation Area
Contact: website
Guelph Jun
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Jun
Doors Open Fergus - Elora
Visit various heritage sites, including .... - free admissions
Contact: website or 1-877-242-6353
Fergus, Elora, Aboyne Jun

July

North America's Largest Truck Show - Top 50 Ontario Festival Event
Rain or shine
Where: Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
Contact: www.fergustruckshow.com 519-843-3412
Fergus Update February 2017: according to the event's Facebook page, there will not be any Truck Shows in Fergus moving forward! :-(
Read our blog post for more information.
     
Insights - Juried Art Exhibition
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website
Aboyne Jun -Sep
Canada Day - Firemen's Pancake Breakfast
When: 7:00-11:00 a.m.
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Jul 1
Soap Box Derby
When: 8:00-11:00 a.m.
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Jul 1
Dominion Day Parade
When: 11:00 a.m.
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Jul 1
Hot Dogs in the Park
When: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Jul 1
Entertainment by Puppets Elora, Blue Bonnet Lassies, Diamonds In The Ruff Agility Club
When: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Jul 1
Rotary Duck Race
When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Jul 1
Canada Day - Entertainment & Fireworks
Where: Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
When: 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Contact: 519-843-2800
Fergus Jul 1
Canada Day - music, "duck races", children's entertainment, fireworks @ dusk
Where: Riverside Park - presented by Rotary Club of Guelph
Adm. for rides & activities: $2 p.p. or $5 for Family Fun pass
Guelph Jul 1
Canada Day Artisan Sale
Where: Elora Legion
When: 10am-5pm; free admission
Contact: Facebook
Elora Jul 1
Twilight at Templin Gardens - local musicians, handmade market
Where: Templin Gardens
When: 7:00-9:00
Contact: website
Fergus Jul
Annual Wiener Dog Race
Where: Grand River Raceway
Contact: website or 519-846-5455 x238
Elora Jul
7th annual Shakespeare in the Park
Where: Bissell Park
When: Fridays 8 pm, Saturdays 3 and 8 pm, Sundays 3 pm. Admission by donation.
Contact: website or (519) 496-6481
Elora Jul
8th Annual FEDS Special Needs Soccer Festival
Where: Victoria Park
When: 12-4
Contact: website or 519-843-3360
Fergus Jul
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Jul
Creative Spark In The Yard
Where: Elora Centre For The Arts
When: 10 AM – 5PM
Contact: website
Elora Jul
Guelph Horticultural Society Garden Tour - self-guided
When: 1:00 - 5:30 p.m.; $10 ticket price (children under 12 are free, no pets please)
Contact: website or 519-826-0310
Guelph Jul
Twilight at Templin Gardens - local musicians, handmade market
Where: Templin Gardens
When: 7:00-9:00
Contact: website
Fergus Jul
37th Annual Hillside Festival - family-oriented music festival
Where: Guelph Lake Island
Contact: website or 519-763-6396
Guelph Jul
Elora Festival
Various dates
Contact: Elora Festival 519-846-0331
Elora Jul
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Jul
Twilight at Templin Gardens - local musicians, handmade market
Where: Templin Gardens
When: 7:00-9:00
Contact: website
Fergus Jul
28th Annual Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival
Where: Waterloo City Centre lot behind Waterloo City Hall
Contact: website or 519-885-1921 
Waterloo Jul
20th Annual Fireworks Festival
Where: Main St. & Cork St. Park
When: Fri 12 p.m.; Sun 4 p.m.; $8 p.p. for dances and amusements (family: 6 for $25; children under 5 "free")
Contact: website or 519-323-4480
Mount Forest Jul
Twilight at Templin Gardens - local musicians, handmade market
Where: Templin Gardens
When: 7:00-9:00
Contact: website
Fergus Jul
Fergus Ghost Walk - lantern walk + guided tour
When: 8:00-9:30 p.m.; tickets at The Bookery
Contact: website
Fergus Jul
Fergus Medieval Faire
Where: downtown Fergus
When: 11-6
Contact: website or 519-343-5064 (The Bookery)
Fergus Jul
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Jul
Twilight at Templin Gardens - local musicians, handmade market
Where: Templin Gardens
When: 7:00-9:00
Contact: website
Fergus Jul
 

 

Planning a multi-day stay in Fergus or Elora is easy. There is a wide assortment of inns, bed and breakfasts and campings. Pages and pages of things to do and places to go.

For goalies who want to be on the ice when the game is on the line - Click here to get started

Want to promote an event that is not listed yet? Send us an email, on info [at] u-cwebs.com. Placement on this page is subject to editor approval.

More tourism related organizations and businesses in Centre Wellington (Fergus, Elora, Belwood, Salem) can be found in our business directory ("tourism" section). We can also recommend our local Calendar of Events or an overview of events in our surrounding area.

Why advertise on FergusPages.com? People are finding US, and could be finding YOU TOO!


This site has been brought to you by:

Does your website suck? (...people in) - www.u-cwebs.com - (519 787-7612