Named for Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford has grown to become Canada’s premier arts centre. In addition to the Stratford Festival, Stratford is filled with unique business opportunities, music, culinary treats and visual arts.  The preserved 19th-century architecture and acres of parks and gardens are certain to charm. Stratford has gained a reputation for culinary creativity, showcased at some of the finest restaurants in the country.  The Stratford Festival includes: Stratford Festival, Avon Theatre, Studio Theatre and New Tom Patterson Theatre opening Spring of 2020. Toll Free All Theatres: 1-800-567-1600  |  Stratford Tourism: 1-800-561-7926  |  Bookmark: MORE