As we approach 2023, wait… 2024? Already? Wow! Anyways… 2023 is soon to be in the rearview mirror, and I think it's safe to say that it has been quite the year for the Railway City!
From the Talbot Street reconstruction in early March to arguably the most eventful holiday season yet, we’ll be reflecting back on some of our personal highlights from the last 12 months.
So without further ado, we at Railway City Tourism invite you to hop in the DeLorean, buckle up, and join us on a trip back through time as we revisit the last year!
Enjoy our handy guide to exploring the holiday season in St. Thomas for 2023! Find everything from Christmas markets to local bazaars, parades, parties, music, theatre and so much more!
Once again, summer has come and gone in seemingly the blink of an eye! The leaves begin to change colours like the sunsets that close the curtains on our now increasingly shortened days, the kids are back in school
And we all know what that means… Pumpkin spice season is back, baby! In all seriousness (not that I couldn’t go for a Pumpkin Chai latte right now); Parents - you finally get some “you” time!
While beyond rewarding, we know raising a kid is hard work and it can be exhausting balancing that on top of your already packed schedule. But between work, playdates, and, yes, trying to understand the new ways they teach math so you can help your little one with homework (how on earth are you supposed to carry the 7?), St. Thomas has everything you need to add essential self-care into your routine!
Embrace the magic of autumn in St. Thomas as we indulge in some beloved traditions! 🍂🍎 From apple picking in picturesque orchards to getting creative with pumpkin carving, we're ready to soak up the vibrant colors and festive atmosphere. Join us as we sip warm drinks and immerse ourselves in the joy of fall festivals. Let's make unforgettable memories and revel in the enchantment of this season together! ✨🎃🍁
Step into a world where music fills the air, laughter echoes, and good times are always on the menu. Welcome to The Back Alley, St. Thomas' ultimate haven for live entertainment and vibrant community spirit! From the moment you walk through the doors, you'll be swept up in the infectious energy that fuels their team. With a passion for all genres of music and an open-minded approach to events, The Calder family is here to ignite your senses and leave you with lasting memories. So grab a seat, order their famous Alley Burger, and get ready for an unforgettable experience where the beat never stops and the fun never ends. Get ready to discover your new favourite hangout – The Back Alley!
Welcome to the picturesque town of St. Thomas, Ontario, where lush greenery, tranquil landscapes, and delightful picnic spots await! Whether you're a local seeking a refreshing escape or a visitor exploring this hidden gem, we've got you covered. In this post, we'll take you on a journey through some of the best places to picnic in St. Thomas. So, grab your blanket, pack your picnic basket (or let Erie Picnic Co. take care of those details), and let's dive into a world of natural beauty and relaxation!
Food is an essential part of identity. Our culture, our interests and our health shape who we are. Sometimes, we need to step out of our comfort zone to experience new things that will further shape us as individuals. While food may differ between cultures, communities and people, it more often than not unites people from all walks of life. Food is far more than just sustenance, each dish is an experience. Here, we have assembled a culinary guide featuring St. Thomas businesses from the 2023 Taste Magazine, showcasing the greatest flavours that make up the unique and delicious tastes of the Railway City.
Summer is finally arriving in the Railway city, and with it comes the classic Southwestern Ontario Scorchers. Not to fear- St. Thomas has a great location for you and your family to keep cool all summer long. Jaycees Pool has been a go-to spot for St. Thomas locals since it first opened in 1970, bringing over 50 years of swimming in St. T, new events and memories brought each season. This year is no exception, with a schedule packed with lessons, special events and more!
Jaycees first opens this year on July 1st, featuring a free swim for all ages from 12:30 to 5:30, freezies and raffle prizes, a great way to start summer and celebrate Canada Day!
When it comes to satisfying our sweet tooth cravings, milkshakes are an unbeatable choice. In the charming town of St. Thomas, Ontario, several delightful establishments offer mouthwatering milkshakes that are sure to leave you wanting more. The milkshake scene in St. Thomas is nothing short of delightful. Join us on this journey as we explore some of the must-try milkshakes in St. Thomas!
Welcome to Studio Arts Academy & Rock School, the place where creativity, passion, and talent come together in a dazzling symphony of artistic expression! Get ready to dive into a world of inspiration and endless possibilities created by the May family. Located in the vibrant heart of St. Thomas, our colorful studio space is a haven for musicians of all ages and skill levels. Say hello to the extraordinary powerhouse that is Studio Arts!
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