Civic events

Offering free, engaging celebrations and events for the community to enjoy. The City offers a variety of programming to cultivate civic pride and celebrate our city and its people.

Doors Open Guelph

Step through the doors to some of our most architecturally, historically, and culturally significant sites for free guided tours and interactive experiences.

For more information contact, [email protected]

Cinema in the City

The series features family-friendly favourites and grown-up classics!

During the summer, we host two movies at either Wilson Street in Market Square or York Road Park.

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and get ready for a drive-in experience minus the car!

More information about Cinema in the City.

Mayor’s Tree Lighting

Kick off the holiday season with a Christmas tree lighting in Market Square!

Join Mayor Cam Guthrie for live music, community sing-along, complimentary cocoa and more!

National Celebration of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples

Every June 21, the summer solstice, all are welcome to celebrate the rich culture, unique heritage and notable achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples.

Ascension Harjo, Teen Division Hoop Dance World Champion, National Celebration in Market Square, 2018

  • Traditional welcome
  • Drum circle
  • Food and craft vendors
  • Live music and dancing