Visitors to Whitchurch-Stouffville will find many sites and attractions to discover. For those interested in discovering Stouffville’s beautiful countryside and natural attractions, Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area and York Regional Forest (Vivian Forest) offer a tranquil, relaxing insight into our physical landscape.
For those interested in seeing our cultural and commercial attractions, the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum, the Annual Strawberry Festival and the Stouffville Country Market each offer hours of enjoyment for the entire family.
York Regional Forest (Vivian Forest)
Extensive stands of hard and softwood trees cover many hectares of land on the sandy Oak Ridges Moraine in northern Whitchurch-Stouffville. Mainly located between Vandorf Sideroad, Davis Drive, Warden Ave. and Highway 48, the forest tracts offer prime hiking and cross-country ski trails.
The forest’s Web page is within the Official Web Site of York Region.
York Durham Heritage Railway
The York Durham Heritage Train runs between Stouffville and Uxbridge on selected days during the summer and fall. This years trips begin running on June 4 and finish near the end of October.You can visit their web site here and the Facebook page here.
Whitchurch-Stouffville Strawberry Festival
Stouffville’s popular annual celebration during late June/early July. Focussing around Canada Day, the festival features the annual triathlon, slo-pitch tournament, barbecues, and plenty of fun for the entire family. Most events are in Memorial Park in downtown Stouffville.
You can find out more, including the complete schedule, on their web site.
Experience life as it was in the former Whitchurch Township by visiting the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum. Located in the historic hamlet of Vandorf adjacent to the Holland River and scenic Vandorf Park, our Museum was established in 1971. The Museum site covers about 2 acres and includes 5 historic structures.
Their web site is part of the Town’s official web site.
Stouffville Country Market
North of Main St. on the Tenth Line. One of Stouffville’s most popular attractions, The Stouffville Country Market has something for everyone. Hundreds of vendors and thousands of visitors can be found here every weekend. Check their web site here.
Richmond Hill Live Steamers
Richmond Hill Live Steamers is a non-profit club dedicated to building and operating miniature steam and diesel locomotives. Public rides may be available Sundays from May to October. Free admission, but donations welcome to help maintain the property.
Visit their web site here.
Latcham Gallery, The
The Latcham Gallery is the public art gallery located in Stouffville, Ontario, 45 minutes north-east of Toronto. It is dedicated to providing opportunities for members of the community to view art and the ideas that artists express through contemporary art.
The Latcham Gallery was started in 1979 by a group of local artists and visionaries who saw the need for an arts facility in Whitchurch- Stouffville. The Gallery was named after local philathropist Arthur Latcham who donated money to a number of local buildings including the building that was to house the Gallery at 6240 Main Street.
Doors Open Whitchurch-Stouffville
Doors Open is a celebration of community heritage. It provides residents with an exciting opportunity to explore unique and sometimes hidden heritage sites, some of which have never been open to the public. Whitchurch-Stouffville’s Doors Open is the first Saturday in June.
You can contact Krista the Whitchurch Stouffville Museum for more information about Doors Open. Or you can visit the Doors Open Web Site at doorsopenws.ca.
Bruce’s Mill Conservation Authority
Stouffville Rd. between Warden Ave. and Kennedy Rd. (east of Hwy 404). Enjoy over 92 hectares of beautiful conservation land. Enjoy a picnic, a swim in the ponds, or go hiking or cross-country skiing. One of its most popular events is the annual spring maple syrup run during the spring.