7 Best Things To Do In Cambridge, Canada

Things to do in Cambridge Canada
Subhro Prakash
Subhro Prakash 

If you are making a plan to visit Canada, never exclude the destination Cambridge. The most beautiful part of this city is that the municipal corporation (of the city) and its people have constantly tried to keep the city as green as possible. A trip to Cambridge is always better for those visitors who travel in groups (family or group of friends). We have given a list of important visiting places in Cambridge here in this article. We are sure visiting those places will bring you a superior level of enjoyment.

1. Dunfield Theatre gives you a superior level of experience

Dunfield Theatre Cambridge
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Dunfield Theatre is situated in the historic downtown along the Grand River in Cambridge. The theatre has the capability to accommodate 500 viewers at a time. It has a state-of-the-art facility with top-quality acoustics to ensure an advanced level of experience for the audience. It is beautifully positioned near shopping zones added with the diverse range of fascinating attractions, wonderful architecture, exquisite restaurants, etc. The perfect location adds more value to the theatre.

Dunfield Theatre

Address: 46 Grand Ave S, Cambridge, ON N1S 2L8, Canada

Contact: +1 8553729866

2. A day at Riverside Park will completely relax you

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Riverside Park is usually known as Cambridge’s largest community park. You can do plenty of things here such as hiking along one of the community trails, playing on one of its many playground structures, taking in a ball or soccer game, etc. If you want to arrange a picnic with your family and friends, Riverside Park is a wonderful option for it. It takes a very nominal fee for it. The park actually has four picnic spots for reserving in advance. Tennis courts and a children’s splash pad are also available here. This is one of the best places in Cambridge to spend at least a day with your group of travelers as it meets all the requirements that one would require while visiting a community park.

Riverside Park

Address: 49 King St W, Cambridge, ON N3H 1B5, Canada

Opening hours: 7 am to 11 pm, all 7 days

Contact: +1 5197404681

3. Fashion History Museum houses more than 10,000 historical items

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Fashion History Museum is a must visit place for everyone traveling to Cambridge. It is a museum situated in Cambridge, which chronicles the history of fashion. Founded in the year 2004 by Jonathan Walford and Kenn Norman, the museum in its initial 10 years of its existence lacked a permanent gallery. Hence, it generated exhibitions that used to travel around Canada and other parts - Hong Kong to Bahrain.

The museum got a new shape in 2015. It has a collection of more than 10,000 items. The collections may include the oldest existing European shoe worn in North America (in the mid 17th-century) to garments by Hollywood famous costume designer Adrian Adolph Greenberg. It has even exhibited a collection of skin, feathers, fur and bone of the endangered species that were used in the fashion industry.

Fashion History Museum

Address: 74 Queen St E, Cambridge, ON N3C 2B1, Canada

Opening Hours: 12 pm to 5 pm (Monday and Tuesday closed)

Contact: +1 5196540009

4. Cambridge Centre for the Arts – a podium where artists share talents

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Cambridge Centre for the Arts is popularly known for offering quality arts programming through special events, an art gallery, classes, workshops and an artist-in-residence program. This centre is a municipally operated community that encourages the area residents, organizations, clubs and artists to support and promote the arts in Cambridge. The professional dancers, actors, artists, writers and potters also join the programs. On the other hand, the centre also offers multiple art programs taught and guided by highly qualified art educators. The target audiences are both adults and children.

Cambridge Centre for the Arts

Address: 60 Dickson St, Cambridge, ON N1R 8N1, Canada

Opening hours: 8:30 am to 9 pm (Sunday closed)

Contact: +1 5197404681 ext. 4376

5. Shade’s Mills Park offers outdoor recreation at its best

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Shade’s Mills is a park specialized in offering a beautiful place to attune with nature. Activities like canoeing, swimming and sports fishing can be performed here. The cyclists and hikers can enjoy trails through a hardwood forest along Mill Creek. Shade’s Mills offers snowshoeing, ice fishing and cross-country skiing during the winter season.

This is one of the best places in Cambridge to have complete fun and relax your mind. The park also offers several activities and events geared to adults and children including a beach volleyball ground that is open for group games. The popular Movie Night on the Friday evenings is one of those interesting offerings. However, the winter programs cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are subject to change based on weather conditions.

Apart from these, corporate or group activities, wedding functions, etc., are allowed to be organized here. Remember, although your pet dogs are welcome they must be kept on a leash. You are not allowed to take your dog on the beach, swimming area or cross-country ski trails. You should always follow the strict regulations.

Shade’s Mills Park

Address: 450 Avenue Rd, Cambridge, ON N1R 5S4, Canada

Opening Hours:: 8 am to 8 pm (No closing day)

Contact:: +1 5196213697

6. Cambridge Sculpture Garden shelters one heritage tree

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The Cambridge Sculpture Garden is best known for a 130-year old living oak tree. This oak tree is one of the 10 heritage trees in Cambridge. The remarkable garden is considered perfect for enjoying the beauty of nature, taking a walk, organizing picnics, etc. Located at Grand Avenue South in Cambridge, the garden is dedicated to enhance and preserve the green environment in downtown Galt. It is open all the days and kept free to the public. The garden committee also allows events to take place. Visiting the Cambridge Sculpture Garden will undoubtedly give you energy and refresh your mind.

Cambridge Sculpture Garden

Address: 53 Grand Ave S, Cambridge, ON N1S 2L7, Canada

Opening Hours: 24x7

Contact: +1 5197400248

7. Beautiful forests at Dumfries Conservation Area

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Dumfries Conservation Area offers outdoor recreation facilities and mainly attracts those people who are fond of nature. The area is filled with plantations and matured forests, wetlands and trails running through it. The land was donated by late P R Hilborn to the Province of Ontario in 1970.

Dumfries Conservation Area

Address: Dunbar Rd, Cambridge, ON N3H 4W6, Canada

Opening hours: 8 am to 8 pm

Contact: +1 5196213697

A beautiful trip

Grand River Cambridge Ontario
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Waterloo International Airport is the nearest airport in Cambridge’s neighboring Breslau in Ontario. From various cities including Chicago, you can reach the location. So, what are you waiting for? Pack up your luggage and leave for a beautiful trip to Cambridge in Canada.

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