Bright Lights, Small City...
With a metropolitan population approaching 500,000 residents and a fortuitous location smack-dab-in-between Toronto and Detroit, London is a town in the right place, at the right time. The perfect mix between urban and suburban, London provides its residents with the opportunity to enjoy quiet, small-town community living or big city, urban action. All that and it offers incredible scenic beauty and a high standard of living.
London boasts numerous festivals and events throughout the year, including Sunfest, the Home County Folk Festival, the London Fringe Theatre Festival, the and The International Food Festival. The London Rib-Fest, where barbecue ribs are cooked and served, is the second largest barbecue rib festival in North America.
- Among the many amazing art institutions there, London is home to two of Canada’s best historical museums: the Museum of Ontario Archeology and Museum London.
- In addition to being the home to several prestigious elementary and secondary schools London is home to The University of Western Ontario, a world-renown institution that attracts some of Canada’s best and brightest.
- London is a town devoted to athletics: from skateboarding to swimming to skating, London has facilities for everyone.