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LIGHTS ON STRATFORD 2021 WINTER FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS TO SHOWCASE NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE OF SKY CASTLE September 14, 2021

DESTINATION STRATFORD PARTNERS WITH STRATFORD FESTIVAL TO CREATE NEW AUDIO TOUR DEDICATED TO THE STRATFORD FESTIVAL FOUNDER TOM PATTERSON
September 13, 2021

DESTINATION STRATFORD LAUNCHES MONDAY NIGHTS UNDER THE LIGHTS ON TOM PATTERSON ISLAND EVERY MONDAY IN SEPTEMBER
September 8, 2021

POP WHIZ, CANADA’S NEW POP CULTURE TRIVIA GAME SHOW COMING TO STRATFORD, ONTARIO
August 3, 2021

THE STRATFORD DESTINATION ANIMATION PROJECT SELECTS 12 UNIQUE CULTURAL EXPERIENCES TO ROLL OUT IN 2021
May 26, 2021

DESTINATION STRATFORD LAUNCHES THREE ADDITIONAL AUDIO TOURS AS A RESULT OF GROWING INTEREST AND DEMAND
May 6, 2021

CYCLE TOURISM WEBINARS TO HELP BUSINESSES DEVELOP PERTH COUNTY, ST. MARYS & STRATFORD AS CYCLING DESTINATION
April 29, 2021

DESTINATION STRATFORD RELAUNCHES THE LOVE STRATFORD BOX AFTER OVERWHELMING SUCCESS
April 27, 2021

COVID-19 RAPID SCREENING TEST KITS NOW AVAILABLE TO STRATFORD BUSINESSES
April 21, 2021

CITY OF STRATFORD, PERTH COUNTY AND ST. MARYS APPEAL TO PROVINCE ON BEHALF OF SMALL ACCOMMODATION PROVIDERS
March 4, 2021

STRATFORD TOURISM ALLIANCE PILOTS NEW BUSINESS MODEL
October 1, 2020

Recent Coverage

Latest tourism relief fund opening as Stratford businesses prepare for cold weather
October 5, 2021 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Destination Stratford introduces Monday night concert series under the lights
September 10, 2021 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Cyclists from Stratford and beyond gear up for Sunday tour
September 7, 2021 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Al Fresco dining returns to Stratford with a European touch
August 9, 2021 CBC Kitchener-Waterloo

All the World’s an Ale Trail
August 6, 2021 Travel Industry Today

Stratford’s Bacon and Ale Trail returns with 15 unique stops highlighting local craft beer and Perth County pork
July 31, 2021 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Instead of Stratford, England, try Stratford, Ontario
July 20, 2021 The New York Times

Le festival de théâtre de Stratford renaît, au grand soulagement de la ville (English translation via your browser)
13 juillet 2021 CBC Radio-Canada

Discover Stratford, a riverside city full of culture, history
June 19, 2021 Toronto Star

Stratford’s Destination Animation Project names 12 recipients in near record-setting year
May 28, 2021 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Rapid testing at the border is a shot in the arm for Canada
May 19, 2021 Global

Destination Stratford adds new audio tours, with Tom Patterson and Justin Bieber tours set to launch this summer
May 10, 2021 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Tourism officials in Perth County setting their sights on cyclists
April 30, 2021 The Stratford Beacon Herald

New audio walking tour includes West Perth library
March 12, 2021 Goderich Signal-Star

Destination Stratford adds audio walking tours as it focuses on outdoor tourism
March 8, 2021 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Destination Stratford pushing for regulations allowing short-term rentals beyond just primary residences
February 24, 2021 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Stratford accommodation providers asking the government for more help
January 22, 2021 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Stratford council waives 2021 bed-and-breakfast licence fees
December 23, 2020 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Lights On Stratford organizers want to provide a glimmer of hope
November 18, 2020 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Lights On Stratford displays to illuminate Market Square, Tom Patterson Island and Shakespearean Gardens
October 13, 2020 St. Thomas Times-Journal

Artistic flair might help Stratford boardwalks become a feature for the future
September 6, 2020 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Colourful new festival will highlight Stratford’s tourism recovery efforts this winter
September 1, 2020 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Stratford extends outdoor dining and drinking pilot project into October
August 26, 2020 CTV News Kitchener

Stratford Tourism Alliance executive director finding opportunity within the crisis
August 11, 2020 The Stratford Beacon Herald

Stratford Tourism Alliance relaunches Chocolate Trail
August 1, 2020 The Stratford Beacon Herald