Yourself Here

Like our visitors, we love to hike and explore, eat and drink, play and be entertained.  We also love to share, so please enjoy the places and experiences we're proud to offer in Grey County. Enjoy our backyard with the love and reverence you'd show your own.

Exploring Undiscovered Gems in Southgate

October tends to draw locals out for fall tours and local adventures. Why not spend a day in Southgate, the southeast corner of Grey County this fall. You'll be amazed at the undiscovered gems you can find. 

Holstein Mill Pond

North on Bruce Street

For such a small town, Thornbury sure has a lot going on!  Check out some fall favourites on the  other  side of Bruce Street in downtown Thornbury, including the Fish Ladder, Sterling's Restaurant and more!

North on Bruce Street

Where the Salmon Run Free: Traversing the Owen Sound Salmon Tour

Alas, it’s fall now. Around Grey County waterways, that means one thing: the salmon are running inland, out of the depths, back to the places of their birth, and back into plain view.

Owen Sound Salmon Tour

Beaver Valley Fall Colour Tour

Whether you’re a regular on Grey County’s back roads, or you’re new to exploring our area, this Beaver Valley fall drive is a great introduction to the region’s autumn beauty. While it can be a popular spot for fall touring, visiting the Beaver Valley mid-week will allow you to enjoy quieter roads and less crowding at popular stops along the way.

Beaver Valley Fall Colour Tour

Apple Pie Trail

Explore the Trail's many local orchards and breweries, apple-inspired art, seasonal sweet and savoury menus, outdoor activities, and the history of apple country. New this year: e-bike rentals from Georgian Trail e-Bikes , Apres at Penny's , and new menu items from The Alphorn Restaurant and Cheezed . The Apple Pie Trail is a self-guided trail, download the app or the map, and start planning your adventure. 

Apple Pie Trail 2022

Fall Festivals and Events

Celebrate the season in Grey County with fall fairs, apple harvests, scarecrows and more! Be sure to check out our full list of festivals and events happening all year long, either by checking our events page  or  sign up for our Events Newsletter !

Meaford Scarecrow Invasion

Staycation in Grey County and Save with the Ontario Tax Credit

With the Ontario Staycation Tax Credit, Ontarians can claim 20% of their eligible expenses for leisure stays at establishments including hotels, motels, cottages, campgrounds, lodges, resorts, and bed & breakfasts. 

Bed and Breakfast Rooms

Farmers' Markets Are Open For 2022!

Grey County's Farmers' markets are a great place to shop for local foods, pick up prepared foods for a take-out meal, and meet local artists and craftspeople.

Owen Sound Farmers' Market

Grey County Signature Festivals and Events are Back for 2022!

The time has finally come – beloved festivals and events are back for 2022! Some are coming back bigger and better with more excitement than ever, and there are even a couple new ones to watch for.

Blue Mountain Festivals


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