About Perth.
On behalf of Perth we would like to extend to you a warm welcome.
Perth townhall.

TODAY PERTH is a modern community with old-world charm; a living mosaic of life in rural Ontario during the 1800's. There is a great wealth of Canadian history, architecture, and culture to be found in Perth.

Yes, rich in history, architecture, culture and nature, Perth maintains the old world charm of a British Colony while offering all the modern day conviences of a first-class tourist destination.

  • TV Ontario says, "Perth is the Prettiest Town in Ontario."
  • TV Ontario gives Honourable Mention - "Greenest Town in Ontario."
  • Chatelaine Magazine, "The Best Place in Canada to Retire."
  • The Prince of Wales Award for Architectural Preservation.
  • Summer 2006 - Perth wins the CTV Community Challenge Contest.
    (see below for more...)

Featured on Canada AM Breakfast Show, "Breakfast with Jeff" in the summer of 2006, Perth was selected as one of four unique communities from across Canada to receive a 2 1/2 hour LIVE National broadcast from our community.

 Click Here to watch the YouTube video file of Perth's winning video entry

Stewart Park.
Heritage Perth.

The streets are lined with heritage homes and shops nestled in a picturesque setting along the Tay River. You can almost see and feel the pioneers as you move about the streets.

Known as "The Big Town of Festivals" there is live entertainment all year round.

Festival of The Maples in April, Stewart Park Music Festival in July, Garlic Festival in August, Perth Fair in September, Festival of Lights and the Santa Claus Parade in Decenber, the Polar Bear Plunge in January, and other events make Perth a place of fun and excitement.

Stewart Park Festival.

  With the Perth Museum, Heritage Architecture, The Garden for The Blind, Perth Wildlife Reserve, Provincial Parks, Conservation Areas, walking tours, wildlife viewing, hiking, biking, scenic trails, camping, fishing, swimming, golf courses, canoeing/boating, Conlon Farm, Sports, Crystal Palace, Stewart Park Music Festival, Perth Garlic Festival, Festival of The Maples, Perth Fair, Perth Polar Bear Plunge, Perth's Festival of Lights Shopping, Fine Food, skiing/snowshoing/snowmobiles and a whole lot more . . . there's always plenty to do, see, hear, touch and taste in Perth.

Perth Tay Basin.

  Nestled in a parkland setting along the Tay River, located on the Trans Canada highway (Hwy #7), Perth is within easy commuting distance of Western Quebec, Upper New York State, and all of Eastern Ontario. If you live further away, fly into convient Ottawa International Airport, rent a car, and within the hour you're checking into your choice of accommadations in Perth.

Robins mean Springtime in Perth.

Perth truly offers an exceptional quality of life with its leisure and recreational activities set against a backdrop of history and nature.

Whether single, a couple, family, youth or adult, a memorable vacation awaits each and everyone.

So whether you come for the day, the week or decide to stay, we welcome you to beautiful Perth.

WARNING: The downtown parking lots are $4 to park all day. There is "2 hour Free Parking" on the street, but you can only park ONCE, up to 2 hours, and you cannot repark anywhere in a Free Parking spot within the next 5 hours after your first Free Parking, or you will get a fine - even if you move your car down the street to a new Free Parking spot you will get a ticket.

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