Goderich’s signature events are a draw to both locals and visitors. Some are homegrown by local volunteers and others are offered by the town. Many have visited from around the world and many have placed down roots as a result of enjoying the town and its offerings. From music to markets to children’s events, Goderich competes on the main stage for your entertainment.

WHAT ARE YOU DOING WHEN YOU GET TO GODERICH?

Goderich plays host to a variety of festivals and events throughout the year. Summer and Fall welcome a number of outdoor activities for all, while Spring and Winter see the activities move indoors (for the most part).  Whether you are coming to Goderich for a specific event, or just visiting on a long weekend, there will most certainly be something to do while you are here! 
Scroll through our event list below and head to the affiliated links for more information. If you aren’t sure what you might like to do, take a look at the articles highlighting some of the great things to do and see in Goderich.
three performers on stage in front of people in a crowd, goderich celtic roots festival sign above stage

Goderich Celtic Roots Festival and College

The Celtic Roots Festival is a three-day outdoor festival in August showcasing the world’s best of Celtic music, dance, and art all in the beautiful setting of Goderich, Ontario. With five stages, varying from small intimate performances to the high-powered Main Stage, the Festival is a unique musical experience in Canada and on the world-wide stage. Fresh local food, high-quality craft artisans, art demonstrations, children’s activity area, an evening market – and over 60 hours of live music – make this an unmissable weekend in Goderich.

red potatoes in green and white box

Goderich Farmers’ Markets

Wake up early on Saturday morning to be the first to select your locally grown fruits and vegetables, and fresh flowers. Browse jams and jellies and artisans creations. The Courthouse Square continues its tradition of being a market of goods. Sundays 8 a.m. to noon.

EVENTS

 

Date

Event

Location

September 30
National Day for Truth & Reconciliation: Film Screening
Huron County Museum
October 1
Farmers’ Market
Courthouse Park
October 1
Charity BBQ for Victim Services
Zerhs
October 1
Goderich Flyers Home Game
YMCA
October 2
BIA Sunday Market
Courthouse Park
October 4
Tuesday Night Euchre
Goderich Legion
October 5
October Odysseys: Greece, Spain, and More
Huron County Library
October 6
Let’s Chat: Spanish Conversation Group
Huron County Library
October 7
Ghost Tours
Huron Historic Gaol
October 7 & 8
Taste of Huron
Courthouse Park
October 8
Farmers’ Market
Courthouse Park
October 8
Goderich Flyers Home Game
YMCA
October 8
Ball Tournament
Various Diamonds
October 8
Goderich Minor Hockey Day
YMCA
October 9
BIA Sunday Market
Courthouse Park
 October 11
Tuesday Night Euchre
Goderich Legion
October 12
October Odysseys: Volunteering in Peru
Huron County Library
October 13 – 16
Livery Play: Over the River and Through the Woods
Livery
October 14
Ghost Tours
Huron Historic Gaol
October 15
Oktoberfest on OWC: Vine & Ale Trail: Route 2
Suncoast Mall
October 15
Ball Tournament
Various Diamonds
October 15
Goderich Flyers Home Game
YMCA
October 16
Goderich Flyers Home Game
YMCA
October 16
Oktoberfest on OWC: Vine & Ale Trail: Route 6
Suncoast Mall
October 18
Tuesday Night Euchre
Goderich Legion
October 19
October Odysseys: Tips & Tricks of Traveling
Huron County Library
October 20 – 23
Livery Play: Over the River and Through the Woods
Livery
October 21
Ghost Tours
Huron Historic Gaol
October 21
Oktoberfest Dinner
Goderich Legion
October 22
Ball Tournament
Various Diamonds
October 22
Oktoberfest – A Fall Festival
Columbus Convention Centre
October 22
Goderich Flyers Home Game
YMCA
October 25
Tuesday Night Euchre
Goderich Legion
October 28
Ghost Tours
Huron Historic Gaol
October 29
Ball Tournament
Various Diamonds
October 29
Goderich Flyers Home Game
YMCA
October 29
Huron County Pride Drag Bingo & Dance
Livery
October 30
Goderich Flyers Home Game
YMCA
October 31
BIA Spooktacular
Various Around Town
November 1
Tuesday Night Euchre
Goderich Legion
November 4 – 6
Goderich Minor Hockey Ryan O’Reilly Tournament
YMCA
November 5
Country Christmas Craft Show 
G.D.C.I.
November 5 & 6
Huron Tract Spinners & Weavers AND
Goderich Quilter’s Guild Show & Sale     
Huron County Museum
November 8
Tuesday Night Euchre
Goderich Legion
November 11
Remembrance Day
Courthouse Park
November 12
Kinsmen Fall Gaming Night
Memorial Arena
November 12
Goderich Flyers Home Game
YMCA
November 15
Tuesday Night Euchre
Goderich Legion
November 18
Angel Tree Ceremony
Lions Harbour Park
November 19
Lighting of the Lights & Santa Claus Parade
Courthouse Square
November 22
Tuesday Night Euchre
Goderich Legion
November 27
Goderich Flyers Home Game
YMCA
November 29
Tuesday Night Euchre
Goderich Legion
December 6
Tuesday Night Euchre
Goderich Legion
December 8 – 11
Livery Play: Mistletoes and Tales
Livery
December 10
Goderich Flyers Home Game
YMCA
December 13
Tuesday Night Euchre
Goderich Legion
December 15 – 18
Livery Play: Mistletoes & Tales
Livery
December 17
Goderich Flyers Home Game
YMCA
December 20
Tuesday Night Euchre
Goderich Legion
January 5
2022-23 XMASG – Goderich Christmas Camp
YMCA
                                                            These are tentative dates/locations & subject to change.