Peterborough and the Kawarthas have great recreational opportunities and entertainment, offering several attractions.
The region is host to an array of museums, cultural exhibitions, indoor and outdoor galleries and theatres, as well as an arts community. A stroll through Peterborough’s downtown will delight you with the many unique restaurants and locally owned shops. A vibrant and growing selection of trendy cafes, authentic pubs, and live music provide places to meet. Theatre, fashion boutiques, outdoor markets, specialty shops, fine dining and international cuisine offers something for everyone!
Peterborough is also a major shopping destination for the region and is home to three shopping centres. The downtown area hosts Del Crary Park, a large urban greenspace along Little Lake. Free outdoor events and concerts, including the international Peterborough Musicfest, are held here during the summer months.
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