THINGS TO DO IN LONDON
DURING CANADIAN BEEF INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
RAINY DAY ACTIVITIES FOR FAMILIES & ADULTS
The Factory –Opening May 2018
We have an impressive 160,000 square feet and we want to fill every last inch with endless fun for the whole family. High ropes, zip-lines, trampoline park, ultimate warrior course, arcade, kid’s soft play, laser tag, virtual reality, escape rooms, brewery and more – these attractions are all in the plans for The Factory and are catered to all ages and skill levels. We won’t just cater to the adventurous: we will have a restaurant, a lounge area with Wifi and comfortable parent zones so you can sit back and relax or get some work done while your kids test their skills on the ropes course.
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Toboggan Brewing Company
Address: 585 Richmond St., London | Phone: 519.433.2337 | tobogganbrewingcompany.com
The Toboggan Brewing Co. invites you to taste their pioneering beers, enjoy our local food and more importantly have a good time doing it. Massive wooden ramps were built, buckskin moccasins adorned and toboggan blankets put on order for the new craze. The local press coverage jubilantly reported all of the latest on the Toboggan scene; 485 foot long double chute runs, lit by lanterns attended by over 75 tobogganists per night. ‘One of the finest slides in the Dominion’, they would confidently remark. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more on how your event would be a great fit here.
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OUTDOOR LONDON ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES
Address: 689 Griffith St., London | Phone: 519.657.8822 | www.bolermountain.com
Take a break from the conference and enjoy the great outdoors by heading to Boler Mountain for some biking or the Treetop Adventure Park. The adventure park includes ziplines, rope courses, swinging bridges, tarzan swings and pirate nets. In the winter, go skiing, snowboarding or tubing! Conveniently located within the city of London, you won’t have to go far to take advantage of our great Canadian weather!
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AFTERNOON TEA IN LONDON
Idlewyld Inn & Spa
Address: 36 Grand Avenue., London | Phone: 519.432.5554 | www.idlewyldinn.com
A local landmark since 1878, Idlewyld Inn & Spa combines the elegance of a bygone era with all the modern amenities sophisticated travellers have come to expect from a luxury hotel. Our 70-seat dining room offers a locally-inspired menu of contemporary and traditional favourites and decadent desserts, complemented by our selection of award-winning wines, and draughts and ales on tap.Savour every moment in the comfort of our sun-filled dining room, enjoy some al fresco dining on our gracious front porch, or escape to Idlewyld’s hidden Garden Courtyard. Afternoon tea is offered on the 3rd Saturday of each month but for special date requests, contact the Idlewyld directly.
Approximate cost: $40/person
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DAY TRIP OPTIONS FROM LONDON
Set in the heart of Southern Ontario, the city of Stratford is a cultural jewel. Step into the excitement of a vibrant city core or stroll through beautiful parks beside a peaceful lake. Victorian architecture, tree-lined streets and outstanding restaurants complement world-class theatre. Unique shops specialize in goods as diverse as antiquarian books, Scottish clothing, gifts, handmade chocolates, Waterford crystal, music and toys, to name just a few.
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Thinking about extending your time in London and Ontario? Check out the links below for all your tourism needs.
Events happening the week of August 14, 2018
August 16, 2018 – Middlesex County Cattlemen’s Annual Barbecue, hosted in a park, Poplar Hill, ON, 5pm – tickets available at the gate
August 17, 2018 – Never Break The Chain: The Music of Fleetwood Mac, Grand Theatre, London – grandtheatre.com
August 17, 2018 – CNE opens in Toronto – theex.com
August 18, 2018 – CFL Football Game – Toronto Argonauts vs. BC Lions, BMO Field, Toronto, 4pm game – argonauts.ca