Merrickville is renowned for its boutiques, which are filled with one-of-a-kind items made by local artists and artisans. Their unique talents are on display at studios where craftsmen demonstrate their trade as well as sell their wares. Glassblowing, leatherworking and baking are just a few of the skills you can witness firsthand. You can buy the creations made before your eyes.  The village streets are lined with shops carrying such things as home & gardening accessories, locally-made products, specialty foods, antiques, furniture, collector's items, art of all kinds and more.


Coming Events

Ride the Rideau
Sat, Sep 6th, 2014, @12:00am
Annual Eastern Ontario Postcard Show
Sat, Sep 13th, 2014, @12:00am
30th Annual Merrickville Artist Guild Studio Tour & Sale
Sat, Sep 27th, 2014, @12:00am

What's Happening

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Having officially been dubbed as Canada's most beautiful village and with more designated heritage buildings than any other Ontario community of like size, Merrickville is a unique and vibrant Victorian village. Idyllically situated along the historic Rideau Canal, less than an hours drive from both Ottawa, the nation's capital, and the U.S.-Canada border, Merrickville loves to celebrate its history and culture and heartily invites everyone to join in!

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