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Harriston - Event Calendar

Harriston Garden Festival

The Harriston Garden Festival takes place the first Saturday in June at the Arena Pavilion. Guests can enjoy a festive day in the park and pick up plants and garden accents for the summer season. Local businesses specializing in garden products and landscaping participate in this annual event.


Downtown Harriston Street Party & Dance

The main street in Harriston closes to through traffic the 2nd Saturday in August to host a variety of family friendly activities during the day such as a car show, bounce activities, Farmers' Market, Car Show, Sidewalk Sales, and much more!

Saturday night the party continues with an age of majority street dance.


Grey Wellington Theatre Guild Productions - Town Hall Theatre

The Grey Wellington Theatre Guild is a community theatre group that has been staging well known favourites and innovative modern shows for more than three decades. Spring and Fall productions are held each year at the historic Town Hall Theatre.


Basement Café Concert Series - Minto Arts Gallery

The Basement Café Concert Series is a coffee house-style concert sponsored by the Minto Arts Council. The concerts are held three times a year in the basement of the Harriston Carnegie Library. The series has featured wonderful performers such as James Gordon, Katherine Wheatley and Wendell Ferguson.


Minto Farmers' Market - Harriston Location

The Minto Farmers' Market offers a wide variety of goods including: produce, beef, pork, chicken, baking, preserves, honey, maple syrup, coffee, plants and artisans. The Market is located at the Tannery Park in downtown Harriston and is open Fridays from 3 pm - 6 pm from beginning of June - end of August


Harriston Minto Fall Fair

The Harriston Minto Fall Fair is an annual event that takes place the 2nd weekend after Labour Day at the Harriston Fairgrounds. The Fall Fair features livestock shows, midway, parade, antique car show, and the popular demolition derby.


Harriston Merchants Ladies Night

A popular annual event that takes place the third Wednesday in November. Downtown merchants open their doors from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. offering special deals, treats and more. 


Harriston Santa Claus Parade

The Harriston Santa Claus Parade is an annual event that takes place in the downtown. Families can also Skate with Santa. This event takes place the last Saturday in November.