Fergus is the largest community in Centre Wellington, a township within Wellington County. It is a strong growing and historical community, proud of its rich Scottish heritage, and features stunning natural surroundings such as the Elora Gorge & Conservation Area, Belwood Lake and the Grand River.
There are many exciting events held in the heart of Fergus, with the most popular being the Scottish Festival & Highland Games which is a three day event the second weekend in August. There are many activities to enjoy there like highland dancing, piping, Avenue of the Clans as well as a variety of vendors to shop at! There are also highland dance competitions with over 900 Dancers and heavy weight competitions with activities such as the traditional caber toss, hammer throw and tug-of-war. Fergus also holds North American’s largest truck show, hosted every July and the Fergus fall fair in September.
A picturesque heritage town driven by the community provides an excellent place to live. Fergus real estate is close to major cities and roads including the GTA and only 25km from Guelph, ON. If you are looking for a place to live buffered from city smog and stressful drives, then Fergus is where you want to live!
Ontario’s Places to Grow Act is promoting growth in population, housing and the labour market. This community is constantly growing yet it is a quiet and remote environment to enjoy quality time with your family.