Elmira (Ontario)

Elmira is a town in Woolwich Township in the Region of Waterloo, in Southwestern Ontario, Canada, known for its Mennonite population.

Get in

Get around

By car; the main street, running roughly north-south, is Arthur Street (Regional Road 21). The main east-west cross street is Church Street (Regional Road 86).

Elmira is small enough to walk between any places on foot.


The Elmira Maple Syrup Festival, , held annually in late March or early April, attracts 60,000 visitors and is world's largest one-day maple syrup festival.


At the Crossroads Restaurant, 384 Arthur St. S., +1 519 669-8117, . They have the best buffets for breakfast or lunch on the weekend. A selection of food made by Amish people, it's all made primarily from scratch with local ingredients.

Go next

St. Jacobs hosts one of Canada's largest year-round farmers' markets and is about 7 km south of Elmira.

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