Festival & Event Packages
Classic Theatre Getaway
Find your perfect getaway in picturesque Perth - once named the Prettiest Town in Ontario - where a flourishing dining scene, professional summer theatre and National Historic Sites will have you celebrating summer in no time.
Join the Classic Theatre Festival, presenting the Classic Hits of Broadway and the London stage, for one of the Festival’s 2013 shows, including the Neil Simon comedy “The Star-Spangled Girl”, or “The Marriage-Go-Round”, a story of madcap marital mayhem by Leslie Stevens. Then, in continuing with the theme of theatre, head over to the elegant Matheson House at Perth Museum, a National Historic Site, for a personalized tour of the museum including the new exhibit Now and Then: Found Treasures of Canadian Theatre History. Top off a perfect day in Perth with a delicious meal at Michael’s Table, offering the finest in homemade cuisine and one of the best outdoor patios in town.
Make your stay in Perth one to remember and stay with one of the area's quaint B&Bs. Discounted coupons from the following accommodations are included in this package:
Availability: July 17 to August 3 (“The Star-Spangled Girl”); August 14 to August 31 (“The Marriage-Go-Round”); Wed. to Sat. 8pm performances only.
Classic Theatre Heritage Perth
Let the newly renovated Best Western Plus Perth Parkside Inn & Spa be your host on a heritage and culture getaway in picturesque Perth.
Celebrate summer with the Classic Theatre Festival, presenting the Classic Hits of Broadway and the London stage, and enjoy one of the Festival’s 2013 shows, including the Neil Simon comedy “The Star-Spangled Girl”, or “The Marriage-Go-Round”, a story of madcap marital mayhem by Leslie Stevens.
In continuing with the theme of theatre, head over to the historically elegant Matheson House at Perth Museum, a National Historic Site, for a personalized tour of the museum including the new exhibit Now and Then: Found Treasures of Canadian Theatre History.
Once you’ve had your fill of theatre and sightseeing through Perth, relax at the Best Western Plus Perth Parkside Inn & Spa in one of their boutique style rooms, many of which have a spectacular view of beautiful Stewart Park, or rejuvenate the senses in the Spa’s tranquility salt water pool or eucalyptus steam room.
Availability: July 17 to August 4; August 14 to Sept. 1; Wed. to Sun. only
Heritage Perth Arts Weekend
Allow the cultural and historic wonders of Perth to wow and entertain you on a weekend getaway in picturesque Perth, once deemed the Prettiest Town in Ontario.
Take in an evening performance (8 pm) of "The Star-Spangled Girl" presented by the Classic Theatre Festival, representing the finest in summer theatre with a selection of classic hits of Broadway and the London stage. Then, leave the 21st century behind as you enter the world of the 1840s at the elegant Matheson House, enjoying a personalized tour of the museum and its new exhibit Now and Then: Found Treasures of Canadian Theatre History.
Lastly, relax under a canopy of majestic maple trees while listening to one of 30 free outdoor concerts at the Stewart Park Festival, and end your night with free admission for two to a selection of After-Hours events featuring some of the Festival’s top performers in a variety of intimate settings.
Availability: Fri. July 19 and Sat. July 20
Horsin' Around in Comfort Country
Get on your saddle and ride the rural routes of Comfort Country, with the quaint La Dolce Vita B&B as your host. With this long weekend package running from August 2-5, you'll have a hootin’ good time at the Tweed Stampede & Jamboree watching in amazement as the ladies break-a-way rope and the men thrash on a bareback saddle. Then once you've learned a thing or two from the pro riders, it's time to get on a high horse of your own with a horseback riding adventure. Discover the charm of small town Ontario with lunch or dinner at restaurants the locals rave about, and celebrate the magic of the region’s rural past at the agricultural heritage museum Farmtown Park.
This particular getaway is only available during the Stampede weekend from August 2-5, 2013. If you're inspired to head to Comfort Country during another time, individual businesses can be contacted to help plan your stay.