Welcome to the Treasures of Minto

Treasures of MintoThere's always something to see and do in Minto and our online Cultural Map highlights the great cultural assets and events to experience in the community.

At home or on your phone, you can take Treasures of Minto on the road, making it easy to explore the area and join in the fun

Latest Events

Minto's Santa Clause Parades

The Harriston Santa Clause Parade will be taking place on Saturday November 28, 2015 at 2:30pm on Main Street Harriston.

Light Up the Town

A night to light up the town with new lights and decorations added each year! Featuring live music, free hot chocolate and cookies!

Basement Café Concert Series

The Basement Café is an ongoing concert series featuring talented and diverse musical acts. Organized by the Minto Arts Council, it takes place in the basement of the Harriston Library.

Harriston Ladies' Night

An annual night of shopping and sweet treats in Harriston! Ladies, take advantage of special deals at local businesses for all your holiday needs!

Minto Farmers' Market

Together, the Harriston and Palmerston Farmers’ Markets make up the Minto Farmers’ Market. June through August, local vendors offer fresh produce, home baking, honey, meat, and other items to customers every Friday in Harriston and Saturday in Palmerston. The market takes place at the Harriston Train Station in Harriston, and at the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum in Palmerston.

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Latest Locations

Old 81

Engine 81 is a steam engine nicknamed ‘Old 81’ by the residents of Palmerston. Resting on its own track in the Palmerston Lions Heritage Park, it proudly surveys the downtown area. ‘Old 81’ turned one hundred years old in 2010.

Palmerston Agricultural Society Park

The Palmerston Agricultural Society Park is located off of Yonge and Albert Street on the edge of Palmerston. It includes four soccer pitchs, two baseball diamonds, a playground and a pavilion. It is adjacent to the Palmerston and District Community Centre.

Harriston & District Horticultural Society

The Harriston & District Horticultural Society’s main event is the annual Garden Festival, featuring a variety of flowers, plants, vegetables and outdoor crafts and decorations. They are also involved in the maintenance of public flower boxes and beds, as well as educating youth on the importance of horticulture.

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