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Aylmer Area Community Band Aylmer Area Community Choir Aylmer Community Theatre Aylmer Old Town Hall – 38 John St S Aylmer Performing Arts Council Aylmer Town Hall Tower Clock Aylmer-Malahide Museum and Archives Old Town Hall Rentals Settlement Stories Quilt Trail

Visit art galleries. Experience live theatre. Discover one-of-a-kind artisans. Immerse yourself in culture. All in Aylmer Ontario.

Aylmer has a bountiful selection of art for those living in, or visiting Aylmer. A large collection of fine art can be viewed at the Minerva Art Gallery, the acrylic talent of Shelley McVittie can be seen at Cobblestones Gallery and Gift Shop, or watch the potters at work in the Pinecroft the Pottery. Visit the Old Town Hall for live entertainment presented by the Aylmer Performing Arts Committee (APAC) or enjoy a theatre show performed by the award-winning Aylmer Community Theatre!

Aylmer Ontario has a rich history dating back as early as the 1800s. You can take a self-guided heritage tour and admire the different types of architecture, or visit one of the museums. You will come to love Aylmer, what it has to offer, and want to return once again !


A great opportunity to visit, shop, or eat in East Elgin at a culturally significant quilt site, including the Amish Community!

View more information on the Settlement Stories Quilt Trail

For information related to upcoming events, visit the Aylmer Performing Arts web page for further information:

Enjoy award-winning theatre by local thespians, performed at the Old Town Hall.

View more information on Aylmer Community Theatre

The Town of Aylmer is happy to introduce the Aylmer Area Community Band! With concerts for the public all year round – you won’t be disappointed! Find out about upcoming performances or how you can join by visiting the Aylmer Area Community Band Page.

Aylmer Area Community Band Page

The Town of Aylmer is thrilled to congratulate the Aylmer Area Community Choir on their 10th Anniversary! With concerts all year for the public to enjoy – you won’t be disappointed! Find out about upcoming performances or how you can join by visiting the Aylmer Area Community Choir Page.

Aylmer Area Community Choir Page

Visit the Old Town Hall and admire the original Italianate architectural design, arcaded brickwork, boldly-modelled cornice, and the beautiful Florentine windows. Sit in the Opera house where famous poetess Pauline Johnson once graced the stage in the 1880’s or where Canada’s first Prime Minster, Sir John A. MacDonald addressed the residents of Aylmer.

Learn more about the Old Town Hall

View details on booking the Old Town Hall Theatre.

Old Town Hall Rentals

Visit the the Aylmer Library for (of course!) an extensive book selection, but also for special events, and book club!

Learn more about the Aylmer Library

A community museum offering exciting exhibits on the culture and history of Aylmer and Malahide. Open yearly March to November. Evening tours available for groups. Access to the archives by appointment.

Learn more about the Aylmer-Malahide Museum

Learn more about our beautiful Tower Clock that can be heard throughout the town every hour.

Aylmer Town Hall Tower Clock

Accommodations in Aylmer

Are you visiting the Town Of Aylmer from a distance? Why not stay in Aylmer! We have beautiful places to spend a night, a weekend, or even longer! These include a beautiful bed and breakfast in a heritage home, an Inn with country charm, and a cottage in the pines. Visit our accommodations page for more information.

For further information on booking your trip, visit accommodations, festivals and events, area attractions, and plays and performances!

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