Come celebrate in Ontario’s Celtic Heartland
Glengarry County is a unique area that celebrates its rich Celtic heritage through numerous festivals, events, halls of fame and landmarks. Come see why Glengarry has earned the distinction of being Ontario’s Celtic Heartland, and discover the Glengarry Mystique. Ontario’s first settlement and Canada’s first county, Glengarry is located between the Ottawa and St. Lawrence Rivers and is an hour’s drive from Ottawa, Montréal and New York State.
Pride in our farming, Scottish and French Canadian roots are highlighted in the wide range of festivities held in our towns, villages and hamlets.
Glengarry is also home to a vibrant francophone community. The Glengarry Highland Games in Maxville is one of the largest Gathering of the Clans in the world. The Williamstown Fair is the oldest continuous country fair in the country and is one of the best agricultural exhibitions in Canada. See what our many local businesses and farmers’ markets have to offer.
Glengarry is home to a wide range of retailers and restaurants. Relax in one of our many parks. Get in touch with nature at a conservation area or saunter along a recreational trail. Learn about the past at the Glengarry Pioneer Museum in Dunvegan and the Nor’Westers & Loyalist Museum in Williamstown.
The Glengarry Celtic Music Hall of Fame in Williamstown highlights the many talented individuals who make up Glengarry’s rich Celtic culture. Athletic prowess is showcased at the Sports Hall of Fame in Maxville. More information on events and attractions can be found at www.northglengarry.ca and