The Scenic City. Mudtown. Little Liverpool. Corkscrew City… The City of Owen Sound has many nicknames, but you'll be especially proud to call it home.
Owen Sound is a vibrant port-town located at the base of the Bruce Peninsula, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve known for its Dark Skies, crystal blue waters, and laid back lifestyle. Owen Sound is still the largest city center of the entirety of Georgian Bay, and is widely regarded for its immense cultural and artistic community.
Home to fine dining, world class golf resorts and art galleries, premiere OHL hockey action, incredible festivals and celebrations like the Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival
, Lupercalia Winter Music Festival, and the Scenic City Film Festival
, Owen Sound hits well above its weight as a respected cultural hub of the near north, famed for its rural red-brick charm and tenacious hard-working attitude.
A deep connection to the local landscape also runs through Owen Sound, a main connector to the Bruce Trail
, Tom Thomson Trail
, and the Georgian Bay Coastal Route
. The city is home to many civic parks, forests, trails, rivers, numerous waterfalls, and panoramic vistas of the stunning Niagara Escarpment
A unique haven for both young families and the retirement crowd seeking community and lifestyle, Owen Sound is a hip, affordable, and attractive place to call home.