Destination Stratford has busy summer scheduled


  • Community   Thursday, June 9, 2022   

To share our passion for good food, Destination Stratford is excited to launch Stratford Al Fresco 2022 featuring expanded outdoor dining experiences (including paired wines, craft beers and drinks) and safe outdoor dining areas at various spots in the city. With spaces that fit over 200 people, you can dine outdoors with delicious takeout and accompanying drinks from participating Stratford restaurants. 

We’ve got restaurants offering a variety of cultures and tastes waiting be enjoyed under the sun or stars. You can take these delicious meals to any of the designated Al Fresco dining locations around the city.

We are thrilled to welcome back Here For Now Theatre this summer! The 2022 season is all about embracing the darkness to move towards the light - with bravery, honesty, radical self-acceptance and laughter. 

The season will run¬†from July 5- Sept. 11,¬†with¬†100-plus performances¬†for intimate audiences. This will be the third annual season the company has produced, but excitingly, it is the first where performances will be taking place indoors. Shows will take place¬†Tuesday - Sunday at¬†4 p.m. and 8 p.m.¬†at the¬†Falstaff Family Centre in Stratford, Ontario. Performances are typically 50‚Äď75 minutes in length.¬†Get your¬†tickets¬†today!

Stratford's much-loved and seasonal favourite Stratford Summer Music will return on July 21 and run until August 14. An annual multi-week music festival with over 100 events featuring 350-plus individual artists, is set in indoor and outdoor venues throughout downtown Stratford. With an artistic vision to produce, to the highest standards possible, an annual program of diverse and exciting musical performances by local, provincial, national and international artists and to provide the widest possible range of musical genres on our stages, Stratford Summer Music exposes audiences to a standard of musical excellence difficult to find outside large urban centres. Visitors can engage in a wide range of musical experiences throughout July and August.

Mark your calendar for August 4-7 to discover a World in a Weekend - an exciting partnership between PuppetWorks and Stratford Summer Music. A fun filled weekend, perfect for families to enjoy.

During your summer stay, take a trip to the¬†Stratford Perth Museum¬†and discover their new¬†outdoor theatre, the Player‚Äôs Backstage, which will be the venue for the complete works of Walt Wingfield. For seven incredible Sunday nights Rod Beattie, as city stock broker turned farmer Walt Wingfield, will deliver a complete canon of seven one-man plays, one play per night ‚Äď as city stockbroker turned gentleman farmer Walt Wingfield.¬†