The Story of Our Trail
Butter Tarts and Buggies, Explore the Simpler Life, is a new tourism experience developed in partnership with the townships of Minto, Southgate and Wellington North. The experience combines The Butter Tart Trail with the Mennonite Culture of the former Horse and Buggy Trail. This new exciting offering promotes butter tart bakers, butter tart inspired items, and related products including maple syrup. Explore Mennonite cultural offerings, local food at the farm, restaurants and retail stores, local handcrafted items and the equine industry.
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Explore Local Farmers' Markets
Minto Farmers’ Markets
Two seasonal weekly farmers’ markets featuring local food, baking and crafts.
519.338.2511 • www.mintofarmersmarket.ca
Wellington North Farmers’ Market
Experience Agriculture Close Up.
Help the Local Economy.
Get Taste and Quality,
519.338.2511 • www.simplyexplore.ca
Explore the History of Our Area
Mount Forest Museum & Archives
Located in the historical old Post Office building, with it’s clock tower being an architectural landmark on Main Street Mount Forest. Come visit a truly local museum and archives.
102 Main Street S, Mount Forest
Open Year Round, Every Wed 1-5
Arthur Historical Society Exhibit Room
Arthur, Canada’s Most Patriotic Village. This designation was
received in 2002 because of Arthur’s extraordinary efforts in World War II. Special military exhibits reflect this honour. Located in the Arthur Chamber of Commerce.
146 George Street, Arthur
Open Year Round, Every Wed 1-3
Harriston Historical Society
With hundreds of family histories, town building photographs, and countless other indexed resources. Located in the John Webb showcase room in the 100 year old Carnegie Library.
88 Mill Street, Harriston
Open Tues & Sat 10-3
Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum
The only Railway Museum in Wellington County. Home to Ontario’s longest Pedestrian Bridge. The museum is also home to the Town of Minto Heritage Association which has research materials available for genealogical research.
166 William Street, Palmerston
Open June to Aug, Wed-Sun 9-5
Winter Tours Available by Appt.
When Planning Your Visit Keep These Dates In Mind
Love’s Sugarbush, 392098 Grey Rd 109
Arthur Lions Duck Race
June 18 and July 23, 2016
Dundalk Ganadaria Sol E Toiros
Bloodless Portugeuese Style Bullfighting, Artistic & Humane
Grey Road 9, Dundalk, West of Hwy 10
July 1-3, 2016
Held at the Foster Ranch, 492253 Southgate Rd 49
July 15 - 17, 2016
Mount Forest Fireworks Festival
August 26 - 28, 2016
Palmerston Fall Fair
Theme: How Sweet it is … Honey
September 4 & 5, 2016
Mount Forest Fall Fair
Theme: A Stitch in the Right Direction
September 8 - 11, 2016
Arthur Fall Fair
Theme: Sew It, Grow It, Show It
September 9 - 11, 2016
Dundalk Fall Fair
September 16 - 18, 2016
Harriston-Minto Fall Fair
Theme: Keep Calm & Plow On
September 17, 2016
Doors Open Wellington North
Celebrating Ontario’s Medical Science and Innovation History
September 20-24, 2016
International Plowing Match
At the Homestead of Earl and Anne Schneider
County Rd 109, Just South of Harriston
December 10, 2016
Holstein Non-Motorized Santa Claus Parade