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

Clifford Homecoming 2017

Bouncy Castles, Dances, Saturday Parade, R&R Pet Paradise Dog Show, Hot Air Balloon Rides, Cherilawn Paintball, Spectacular Fireworks, and much more!
Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

Clifford Truck Show

The Clifford Classic Truck Show is the largest Classic and Antique Big Rig show in Ontario.

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!

Canada Day Celebration

The Crossroads Canada Day Celebration is an event for all-ages & families big and small. Some of the highlights include: family affordable food, children's activities, face paint, live entertainment, & fireworks at dusk!

Harriston-Minto 158th Fall Fair

The Harriston-Minto Fall Fair takes place annually on the third weekend in September. Features often include a midway, silent auction, talent show, parade, antique vehicle show and demolition derby. The fair is the Harriston-Minto Agricultural Society’s main event and a part of Minto’s heritage for over 150 years.

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Latest Locations

Norgan Theatre

The Norgan is a restored movie theatre located in downtown Palmerston. It features newly released films, special events, and concerts. It is also home to Palmerston’s Big Film Fest, a monthly film screening featured on the Toronto International Film Festival’s Film Circuit.

Minto Heritage Plaque: Rev. Smithhurst

Reverend john Smithurst was ordained by the Church of England in 1939 and served as a missionary to the aboriginal people at the Red River Settlements in Manitoba for twelve years. He settled in the Township of Minto in 1852 when he was appointed Rector of St. John's Anglican church in Elora, Ontario.

Clifford Central Memorial Park

Clifford’s Central Memorial Park includes a playground, basketball court, pavilion and war memorial. It is situated in the downtown at Clarke and Allen Street.

Tuffy MacDougall

Don “Tuffy” MacDougall served “B” Troop of the 100th Light, Anti-Aircraft Battery out of
Guelph from March 1941 through “Cease Fire” May 8 1945 into September of 1945. The
100th was part of the 4th Canadian Infantry Division. Tuffy’s military story is mostly about
times with people away from the war and with those he served. He spoke less about combat
details. Those who knew Tuffy said he was about people and his experiences around them.

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