A sure sign of Spring, the April vintage and antique show at Elora is an annual highlight for people from Toronto to Windsor and all points in between.  With top dealers selling across a very wide range, Elora is the premier antique event in Western Ontario.

Well worth the drive!  See a great vintage/antique show, visit local antique malls within 20 minutes of the show, enjoy excellent cafes around the corner, all this located in some of Ontario’s most scenic landscape.  Mark your calendar for a special Spring weekend in Elora

Special Features – Elora 2019:

1.  Rare Typewriters on display at 2019 show

Antique typewriter collector Martin Howard brings a display of 19th century typewriters at the 2019 show. Martin has built the most important collection of its kind in Canada, which shows the remarkable ingenuity and beauty of the world’s first typewriters.   Typewriters from his collection have been shown at the ROM and he and his collection were featured in the critically acclaimed documentary ‘California Typewriter’ along with fellow typewriter enthusiastsToms Hanks, Sam Shepard and John Mayer. He loves showing his typewriters, so please drop by and say hello.    You can see images at his web site www.antiquetypewriters.com

3.  Superb on site cafe by Sweet Patti’s Catering, Elora

The April vintage and antique show features an excellent on-site cafe offering fine fare by Sweet Patti’s Catering, one of the top catering companies in Elora and area.  Enjoy a full hot lunch, a delicious sandwich, or a cup of coffee with a fresh locally made butter tart.

The Beautiful Village of Elora

One of the pleasures of a visit to the Elora show is the opportunity to explore the antique and retail shops on Mill Street, and to enjoy the superb natural scenery. Mark your calendar for a special Spring weekend in Elora.

Getting to Elora: The town is about 15 minutes north of Guelph, off Highway 6. There are several ways to approach Elora, depending on where you are coming from.

Assuming you are on Highway 401, take 401 to Guelph exit 299. Proceed north through Guelph until you reach the north edge of the city. Continue north on Highway 6 about 3 km to the Elora Road (County Road 7) which is well marked by signs. Turn left onto the Elora Road and proceed straight ahead for 10 minutes to Elora. Follow road signs to the Elora Community Centre and the antique show. For reference purposes, Elora is about 90 minutes from downtown Toronto or London.

Elora accommodation and attractions information is available at the Elora Fergus Travel web site:

www.elorafergus.ca or toll free at 1-877-242-6353

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