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“Tweed is broad in all its dimensions. It has unusual breadth and depth to its natural environment, vibrant variety in its business and economic life, many social flavours and accents, and deep cultural history and roots in the landscape. Located approximately halfway between Toronto and Ottawa and just 30 min off the 401 Hwy in Belleville visitors have been 'Taking a break' in Tweed for many years. As the Gateway to the Land O Lakes the area has become known for its small-town friendliness, affordability, accessibity, beautiful environmental features, many outdoor recreational opportunities, and annual events.”
Some events that Tweed is known for are the Tweed Stampede and Jamboree, which are held July 29th through to August 1st. Tweed hosts many other fun events throughout the summer, and annual events year round. Their website is fully up to date with community events and attractions.
Tweed currently has a Pool and Day Camp at the YMCA, which hosts many programs for families. As well as this, the Tweed Community Pool hosts “Family Fun Night” every Friday, which gives you the chance to enjoy music, games, activities, and BBQ at 5pm. Tweed also hosts Music in the Park every Sunday afternoon from 2-4pm which is completely free! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music!
Tweed is very proud to be the home of one of the smallest jailhouses in the province of Ontario. The jail measures just 4.9 metres x 6.1 metres! It was built in the year of 1898 and served as a jail until 1950. The jailhouse consists of 3 jail cells and can fit a max of 35 people in the whole jail. In the late 1800’s, during the Depression, men looking for work would sneak into the jailhouse and the women working there would provide food and shelter for the winter. Today it is an O.P.P. community station, mainly for tourists.
If you’re looking to dine out, please visit this page to check out Tweed’s best restaurants. www.restaurantica.com/on/tweed/
The municipality has a population of approximately 5,153 and approximately 2,926 households, giving it a beautiful small town atmosphere. For more information, please contact a local Century 21 Lanthorn Realtor, or visit these websites:
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