Ben Carlson, Maev Beaty. “The Front Page.”
Creative Direction by Punch & Judy Inc. Photography by David Cooper.
The Stratford Festival is one of the most celebrated live theatre events in North America. Every year, thousands of theatre-goers descend on the town of Stratford in southwestern Ontario to see the festival’s diverse array of plays and performances. Stratford is a picturesque city modeled after its Shakespearean English counterpart on the Avon River. Join Travac Tours for the ultimate weekend of theatre and exploration in Stratford!
Stratford is much more than just theatre and your getaway will acquaint you with the historic environs with a chance to visit the town of Stratford and the Mennonite centre of St. Jacobs. You’ll love shopping and browsing the unique main streets of these quaint towns! In order to ensure your getaway is worry free, your tour includes breakfast each morning, two dinners and the services of a knowledgeable Travac Tours Director. Indeed, you’ll be fully immersed in the elegance and splendour of Stratford!
Travac’s Stratford getaway is the hot ticket this festival season, so you’ll want to book early!
This morning you depart Westgate Shopping Centre on your journey to the Stratford Festival. A lunch stop will be made on route. Expect to arrive in St Jacobs at around 4:30 pm. Your hotel for the next two nights is the Courtyard by Marriott, St. Jacobs, 50 Benjamin Road, Waterloo, ON (519) 884-9295. After checking into your hotel you will have some free time to freshen up before heading to dinner. (D)
This morning you will have time to shop and have lunch at the St. Jacobs Farmer’s Market or visit some of the unique shops in St. Jacobs. At 12:45pm we will depart the hotel and head to Stratford for your afternoon performance of “The Front Page” at the Festival Theatre. After the show, you will have some free time in Stratford before your included dinner. This evening you will enjoy the Stratford Festival performance of “The Crucible” at the Avon Theatre. (B, D)
After breakfast your morning will be at leisure to explore and shop in St. Jacobs. You will make your way back to Ottawa after an early lunch. Your guide will advise you of your departure time and your expected arrival time in Ottawa. (B)
Courtyard By Marriott, St Jacob's
Hotel Address50 Benjamin Rd East