Explore St. Jacobs

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Experience the charm of a quaint small town with a visit to the picturesque Village of St. Jacobs.

The village has a rich Mennonite heritage and is nestled in a beautiful natural setting. St. Jacobs offers visitors a chance to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Start your visit by exploring the unique shops, art centres and galleries that showcase the talent of local artisans. The village is also home to a brewery, several restaurants, cafes and bakeries, each with their own unique atmosphere and delicious offerings. Whether you’re in the mood for a hot cup of coffee, a refreshing beer or a delectable pastry, you’ll find it all in this charming town.

For those who love the outdoors, the village has trails that run along the Conestoga River. Take a leisurely stroll or bike ride along the scenic paths and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Or enjoy a walking tour to view heritage buildings and landmarks as well as our many murals. Make sure to plan your visit during one of St. Jacobs exciting events. From the Family Day Weekend celebration to the Halloween Pumpkin Parade, there’s always something happening in this lively town.

A short 3KM from the village you’ll find Canada’s largest year-round farmers’ market – the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market. Visit the Market to see hundreds of vendors selling a variety of items from food to art, collectibles and more. Other places of interest in the St. Jacobs Market District include Market Road Antiques, St. Jacobs Outlet Mall, Stockyards Brewing, Waterloo Central Railway and the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse.

Each fall, St. Jacobs celebrates the holidays with theĀ annual Sparkles Holiday Shopping event. Experience the thousands of sparkling lights, the special events, unique shops, and magical feelings a visit to St. Jacobs leaves you with at this special time of year!

Rediscover The Village of St. Jacobs. 

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