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Welcome to our Community

North Perth has so much to offer!

Discover Listowel - one trip at a time

Have you ever found yourself amazed at what you find when you actually spend a day somewhere else? You get excited when you plan a day away, even if it’s just an hour up the road. If you are looking for an adventure, we hope you come discover all that Listowel, also known as the Municipality of North Perth, has to offer. 

A vibrant and growing community, the Municipality of North Perth offers the best of rural and small urban environments. With over 12,600 residents and 300 businesses, North Perth is a desirable setting to live, work and visit. Located in the northern reaches of Perth County, in the heart of Southwestern Ontario, North Perth is comprised of: Elma and Wallace Townships and the towns of Listowel, Atwood and Gowanstown. We are a thriving community with excellent schools, health care, recreation and community groups for all ages.

Take the time to explore the three shopping districts that offers those unique finds with local flair. From cars to bird houses, we have much to offer. We have specialty shops that sell kitchen gadgets, furniture, baby accessories, a country market, all the best in shoes, jewellery, gifts clothing and of course our famous Spinrite Yarn Outlet that brings 1000’s of people each summer.

We are home to Paddyfest in March and the Home and Lifestyle show at our arena the second Thursday, Friday and Saturday in May. Don’t miss the Teddy Bear Family Fun Day in June and in July we feature Canada Day Celebrations and our Agricultural Fair. August is always a buzz with the Spinrite’s Annual Tent event as we join in the fun and celebrate Yarn Bomb savings throughout the community.

We invite you to visit our parks, our 22 kms of walking trails, or if you are a history-buff, discover our Historical Homes Walking Tour that shows off our Carnegie Library, the magnificent homes built in the 1800's and the four-storey bell tower at our local Bed & Breakfast. Tantalize your tastebuds while visiting Listowel, with over 20 restaurants.

As a community, we are always excited by what happens here in Listowel – and we encourage you to make sure our community is in your excursion plans. You will fall in love with Listowel and keep coming back to discover more!

Learn more by visiting or stop by our Chamber Office.

Shopping & Dining in Listowel

We encourage you to shop, dine & discover Listowel!

Drop into our Visitors Centre for an exclusive opportunity to save in North Perth

Redeem-To-Win Booklet


This coupon booklet is available from May to the end of October.

Complete the entry form at the Chamber Office for your chance to win one prize of $250 Shop Local Dollars.

We'd like to encourage you to take your 2018 Redeem to Win Booklet to the local merchants and leave your coupon with them to redeem your savings! With each visit to a participating store in North Perth, you receive one more chance to win.

*All offers expire October 31, 2019, with one random draw being made on Nov. 3, to an unknown number of entries.
*You must be 18 yrs of age and a resident of Ontario to enter. No purchase is necessary to enter. Each participating merchant reserves the right to promote or feature their own specials and reserves the right to apply exclusions.


Welcome to North Perth!

With many Historical Points of interest in Listowel, we would like to share with you some of the featured buildings, landmarks and architectural highlights.