DescriptionThe Stratford Shakespeare Festival began under a tent in 1953 when Shakespeare's plays were produced for the first time along the North American Stratford-upon-Avon River. Today it is ranked among the three great English-speaking theaters in the world. The season spans 30 weeks featuring Shakespeare, classical and contemporary productions in four indoor theaters; phone (519) 271-4040 or (800) 567-1600 for general information.
An expansive park system encompasses 1,000 acres of parkland and open spaces throughout the city with areas for picnicking and walking. Several galleries display a wide range of art and exhibitions are regularly presented in the park. The downtown area offers distinctive shops and eateries.
Visitor InfoStratford Tourism Alliance 47 Downie St. STRATFORD, ON N5A 1W7. Phone:(519)271-5140 or (800)561-7926
Things to SeeGallery Stratford