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Experience County culture through food, history, and art. These getaway packages and cultural exploits are sure to enrichen and deepen your understanding of our region.

Merrill InnHistory Buff Package at the Merrill Inn in Picton
Are you fascinated by the rich history of Prince Edward County? Want to find out more about our Loyalist heritage or discover wartime stories? Our History Buff package is the perfect jumping-off point for history aficionados. We pair you with a local expert guide. More info }

 

Jacksons Falls Country InnNative & European Culture at Jacksons Falls Country Inn in Milford
Experience the fusion of European and First Nations cultures in the dining room and décor. Jackson Falls Country Inn was established in 1870 as a one-room public school house, now renovated into a dining room, bar and guest lounge. More info }

 

Black River BBBeyond organic. Beyond terroir. at Black River B&B, Black River
Savour a gourmet breakfast in our dining room overlooking the river. Where possible, all ingredients are fresh from the farm, seasonal, local, sustainable and organic. Our inspired breakfasts are inventive, flavourful, nutritious and individually baked.  Your hosts Conrad Biernacki and Brian Musselwhite are recently retired from the Royal Ontario Museum. Both have extensive knowledge about art and antiques. More info }

 

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Foodies Delight : Eat and drink your way around the County with these Foodie Experiences ~ Winery & Brewery guided tours, Cooking classes & Culinary tours, Food & Wine Festivals and more …

Artscene

gallerly-artstrailThe Arts Trail :  The Arts Trail takes you around our beautiful countryside to discover workshops, studios and galleries in a range of settings.

Barn Quilt Trail : Barn Quilts draw attention to disappearing rural landscapes, timber frame barns and the family farm.

Oeno Gallery’s Sculpture Garden at Huff Estates : a 4 acre garden on the edge of the vineyard.

Workshops — Arts & Music, Drama & Comedy : Get inspired by our County artists and musicians — unleash your creative potential.

County Outings & Workshops : Year-round guided photography tours and educational workshops

Artists & Galleries : Art is everywhere in The County. The arts scene highlights The County’s unique charm with visual, musical, and literary beauty. Meet talented artists and gallery owners in modern galleries, rustic barn studios and everywhere in between.

Art Events : Art in the County, Studio Tours, The Maker’s Hand …

Entertainment

The Regent Theatre : One of the few surviving art-deco movie houses in Ontario. Centre for music, movies & live theatre

Entertainment Events : Literary Arts & Storytelling; Live Theatre; Music Festivals; Comedy …

Explore our Living History

Crystal Palace in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada.

Crystal Palace in Picton

Loyalist Parkway scenic route – “Your route through history”. The Loyalist Parkway (Hwy #33) follows a pioneer colonial route. There are over 40 listed archaeologic sites and at least 125 notable heritage buildings adjacent to the Parkway.

Historical Walking Tours : Milford Meanderings, Wellington Walkabout, Ameliasburgh Village, Graveyard & Gallows Walking Tour in Picton

The Crystal Palace : A scaled down version of Joseph Paxton’s Crystal Palace in London, England

Canadian Forces Base Picton (CFB Picton) : The base was active from the Second World War to 1969 and served the RAF, RCAF and Army. Today the site functions as the Picton Airport and Loch Sloy Industrial Park, and has been the site for many films.

Museums & Archives : Visit one of our many museums and take a peek into The County’s rich history. Relive the ‘Barley Days’ of 1860-1890; Sir John A. Macdonald’s time in Picton; rum running; the County’s canning industry, our marine heritage and more …

Antique Shops & Shows : The County is known for its selection of `Canadiana` – primitive pieces, usually of pine, that inhabited the first homes of settlers.

Picton Harbour Pontoon Tours. View Picton’s points of interest and historical sites from a rarely seen perspective.

 

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