In celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary, this exhibit will feature 150 people, products and events that put Wilmot Township on the national stage.
On exhibit: May 2 - January 7, 2018
May 14, 2017 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
All mothers receive complimentary admission.
Fibre artists from the Kitchener-Waterloo Rug Hooking Guild have captured their take on heritage in a very unique way. Each piece has been created with influences from what makes them proud to be Canadian whether it is on a personal, regional or national level. On display in the Belvedere Gallery.
On exhibit: May 28 - August 31, 2017
Dates offered: June 13-30 (available Saturday June 17 and 24), July 18-21 or August 8-11 (weekdays only)
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Guests will be treated to an in-depth tour of the Castle. After the tour the Maids of Kilbride will serve you tea and sampler of sweets in the shade of the trees on the front lawn.
Offered to groups or individuals. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. Space is limited.
In the case of inclement weather tea will be held indoors.
Sunday June 25, 2017 from Noon - 3 p.m.
Inviting all kindred spirits to bring a picnic lunch and join us on the front lawn of Castle Kilbride for fun and entertainment. Tour the Castle and see the rooms that "Anne" the series was filmed.
Thursday evenings in July & August bring your lawn chair and enjoy unique music every time on the front lawn of Castle Kilbride from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Admission is by donation. Weather permitting.
June 29 - TBA special band for unveiling of new Prime Minister Statues
July 6 - Twas Now (Mike & Diana Erb)
July 13 - Royal City Big Band
July 20 - The Stetson Brothers
July 27 - Corduory Gordon
August 3 - Kitchener Musical Society
August 10 - String Bone
August 17- "Elvis" (Mike Lorentz)
August 24 - Onion Honey
September 7 - Festival City Big Band
Registration is now open for Castle Camp.
Dates: July 10-14 (5 spots left)
July 24-28 (12 spots left)
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Theme: Canada's 150th
Ages: 5-10 Cost: $37 per day
Pre-registration is required. Spaces fill quickly.
Click here for Castle Camp Information Package and Registration Form
Castle Kilbride: The House That Flax Built is the new and definitive book about Wilmot Township's beloved National Historic Site, written and compiled by the Castle Kilbride Advisory Committee. For the first time in full colour, this gorgeously illustrated book recounts the history of the house back to its very beginnings in 1877, and illustrates that history with stunning photographs dating from over a century ago to today. For anyone who is curious about the eye-catching mansion in the middle of a quiet village, and for visitors who simply can't see everything in just one tour, this book will be a treasured keepsake. Cost $26 including tax. Available in the Castle's Gift Shop.