Peterborough – South

Overview

Located approximately one hour from Toronto, the city of Peterborough is situated on the Trent-Severn Waterway in the heart of the Kawarthas. Known for its exceptional quality of life, the area offers a unique mixture of history, culture and recreation that can only truly be appreciated by those immersed in it!

A thriving city, Peterborough has something for just about everyone. Whether it’s cuisine, the arts or outdoor activities, you’ll find no shortage of reasons why the region is quickly becoming one of Ontario’s best kept secrets. A diverse work base sector, great local schools (including two post-secondary institutions) and well established communities and neighborhoods are just a few of the ingredients of our growing city.

Above all, we’re extremely proud of our strong sense of community, and would love to share it with you. If you’ve been contemplating a change and are looking for a quieter pace of life but don’t want to sacrifice the everyday amenities that keep things convenient and simple, visit Peterborough and see what all the hype is about!

Peterborough Memorial Centre

Built in 1956, the PMC is home to the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League and the Century 21 Lakers of the Major Series Lacrosse League. Aside from sporting events, the arena is well known for hosting local events including trade shows, fairs and other large gatherings.

Peterborough Farmer’s Market

Located in the Peterborough Memorial Centre parking lot, the local farmer’s market is a staple in the local lifestyle and has become a very successful stage for local farmers and businesses/vendors. Running all year long, the market moves indoors to the Morrow Building just next door during the winter months, ensuring no shortage of local goods for the public.

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