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Bard's On Market Square

Bard's On Market Square

27 Market Place, Stratford, ON N5A 1A4

Season Sponsor

Bard’s on Market Square is Stratford’s only modern Steakhouse. Located on the entire main floor of 27 Marketplace, it features a weekend oyster bar, triple A Canadian beef and ethically sourced, ocean-wise certified seafood.

 
 

Avon River | Tom Patterson Island

Avon River | Tom Patterson Island

 
 

Lower Queens Park | Avon River

Lower Queens Park | Avon River

Lakeside Drive, between Front & Queen Streets

Opening night music and fireworks!

 
 

MusicBarge

MusicBarge

Avon River at York Street, Stratford

The MusicBarge is our floating stage, docked at the bank of the Avon River. It is home to many free outdoor concerts. Bring your blanket or lawnchair and a picnic lunch!

 
 

revel

revel

37 Market Place, Stratford, ON N5A 1A4

“independent Coffee for a Revolution” shapes revel's desire to serve only the finest directly traded coffee. Home to our Coffee and Cappuccino Cantatas.

 
 

Revival House

Revival House

70 Brunswick Street, Stratford

The Church Restaurant has long been the venue for Stratford Summer Music. In 2015, this venue became Revival House under new ownership and will continue to be the home of Summer Music's cabaret and opera series. 

 
 

Stratford Market Square

Stratford Market Square

1 Wellington St, Stratford, ON N5A 2L3

Stratford’s Market Square sits exactly where the early settlers of Perth County wanted it – at the crossroads of the major roads within the Huron Tract. The Square is located directly behind City Hall in the centre of town. A complete restoration is taking place in early 2017 in time for our summer season.

 
 

Stratford Masonic Concert Hall

Stratford Masonic Concert Hall

15 Church Street Stratford, Ontario N5A 2P9

The Stratford Masonic Concert Hall has long been a premiere venue for the performing arts. Since its inception in May 1930, the historic hall was designed for show of all kinds, from the swing of bands.

 

 

 

 
 

T. J. Dolan Trail

T. J. Dolan Trail

Stratford takes great pride in its park system along the Avon River and into the countryside surrounding the city.  One popular area is the T.J. Dolan Natural Area, known familiarly as the T.J. Dolan Trail, a particularly scenic and naturally bountiful pathway for walkers at the south-west end of the city.  The gathering point for each Bach Walk will be the entrance to the Trail, off John Street South, not far from the Stratford Hospital.

 
 

The Arden Park Hotel

The Arden Park Hotel

552 Ontario Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6W4

Located on the main street, just a short walk from the Festival Theatre, The Arden Park is home to the Kroehler Ballroom where the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will be performing.

 
 

The Avondale

The Avondale

194 Avondale Ave, Stratford, ON N5A 6N4

An amalgamated congregation of churches active in meeting Stratford’s spiritual and social needs since the 1840s meets in this mid-century modern building, constructed in the early 1960s after their church home was destroyed by fire. Extensive renovations were completed in 2015-2016. A fully accessible, air-conditioned building with a large parking lot and relaxing grounds, the renovations included improved acoustics, comfortable seating, plentiful washrooms, and an updated Walcker pipe organ specially built for this space.

 
 

The Bruce Hotel

The Bruce Hotel

89 Parkview Dr, Stratford, ON N5A 4R5

This upscale hotel/restaurant serves eclectic cuisine with global influences. Other amenities include an indoor pool, a large outdoor patio facing rolling lawns, a fitness room, a Blu-ray and book library and a guest pantry with free cookies. The lobby features a 3-tiered fountain, fireplace and baby grand piano.

 
 

The Music Salon at the Avondale

The Music Salon at the Avondale

194 Avondale Ave, Stratford, ON N5A 6N4

This 100 seat listening lounge is located behind the sanctuary at the Avondale. The perfect space for our more intimate musical experiences.

 
 

The Prune Restaurant

The Prune Restaurant

151 Albert Street, Stratford, ON N5A 3K5

Modern French and International cuisine under the creative and expert guidance of Chef Bryan Steele is prepared for a loyal and sophisticated clientele. At the heart of the cooking is a bountiful array of fine ingredients available from local growers and suppliers. The wine list has been awarded by the Wine Spectator and the Wine Council of Ontario. Three artistic rooms in a century building crowned by a Garden Room overlooking a courtyard provide a stimulating ambiance.

 
 

University of Waterloo | Stratford Campus

University of Waterloo | Stratford Campus

125 St. Patrick Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 0C1

The University of Waterloo Stratford Campus is a collaborative, strategic partnership between the city of Stratford and the University of Waterloo to bring students, leading researchers, businesses and entrepreneurs together to create, examine and commercialize opportunities in digital media.

 
 

Agora Gallery

Agora Gallery

17 Market Place, Stratford, ONtario N5A 1A4

Stratford's contemporary fine art gallery featuring work by established and emerging local artists in a range of media including painting, drawing, photography and sculpture.