A festival that delivers wonder.
Experience Magic, Mind-Reading & Illusion LIVE!
Come to Centre Wellington in October and see world-acclaimed magicians live. Elora & Fergus are home of the OWOW Magic Festival and Canadian Association of Magicians.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the OWOW Magic Festival?
The Ontario OWOW Magic Festival celebrates the art of magic in Canada's Most Magical Township. The Ontario OWOW Magic Festival started in 2019 before two years of shutdowns. Each year we present mainstage daytime magic shows for your family, and evening mind-blowing spectacles featuring acclaimed magicians!
Previous guests have included magicians who have appeared on Penn & Teller's Fool Us, America's Got Talent, have massive YouTube followings, and several FISM World Champions.
Joins us this year in Elora & Fergus for an evening of wonder!
How long does it take to get to Elora & Fergus?
Elora and Fergus are about one-hour drive from Hamilton and about an hour and fifteen minutes from Toronto.
Click here to see detailed driving directions and approximate drive times.
Are there any family events?
Yes! We have a 1hr matinee family show on October 15 at 2 pm. Great for all ages! See the complete listing of events here.
What other local events in October?
October is filled with events in Centre Wellington. You'll find Halloween-themed events throughout Elora and Fergus because of a month-long Monster Month festival. While in town, be sure and stop by Elora. You can catch over eighty lantern monsters of the Twilight Zoo.
It's magic and monsters this October!
Is Centre Wellington Canada's Most Magical Township?
Did you know Centre Wellington is home not only to our OWOW Magic Festival but also to the Canadian Association of Magicians (CAM) and magicians throughout history? Magicians, including longtime writer to the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the late Peter Marucci, founder of CAM, Joan Caesar and yours truly.