Check out Exeter’s nearby attractions – there’s lots to see and do in the area!

Huron Country Playhouse and Playhouse II

Located in a picturesque country setting, the Huron Country Playhouse and Playhouse II are minutes from the shores of sparkling Lake Huron, just minutes from Exeter.

From Broadway musicals, to laugh-a-minute comedies and riveting dramas, the Huron Country Playhouse presents the finest in live theatre. Visitors to the theatre can explore the upgraded front-of-house, lobby, refreshment bar, box office and gift shop operated by the Huron Country Playhouse Guild, a community-based organization comprised of 90 volunteers.

The Huron Country Playhouse and Playhouse II are two of seven theatre venues under the umbrella of Drayton Entertainment, a registered, not-for-profit charitable organization, and one of Canada’s most successful professional theatre companies.

Located just off Hwy 83, north east of Grand Bend.

Performances run from June through August each year at both the Huron Country Playhouse and Playhouse II.

Drayton Theatre Company

Dark Horse Estate Winery

Dark Horse Estate Winery, one of the first wineries on Ontario’s West Coast, opened their doors in summer 2016!

This fully integrated commercial estate winery, wine yard and agri-tourism facility will include various rooms for functions including two patios, an atrium in the main lobby, retail / tasting bar, cellar with private tasting room, expansive VIP room on the second floor and an event centre that will accommodate approximately 250 people.

The vineyard has been planted, but they will not have their first harvest until the fall / winter of 2019. In the meantime, they’ll be retailing wines by purchasing juices and blends of VQA Ontario wines primarily from the Niagara region to be processed at their facility.

Visit them to take a tour or enjoy a tasting!

70689 B Line, South Huron, Ontario N0M 1T0

Located just off Hwy 83, north east of Grand Bend, directly beside the Huron Country Playhouse.

Please see the website below for hours of operation.

Dark Horse Estate Winery

Grand Bend Motorplex

Grand Bend Motorplex is a dedicated multi-use motorsports facility located southeast of Grand Bend, about 15 minutes from Exeter. It’s home to the IHRA Championship Drag Racing on its ¼ mile dragstrip as well as two competitive Motorcross tracks and is home to the annual IHRA Mopar Canadian Nationals, Canada’s largest and longest running national drag race event.

This family friendly, hot-spot includes: ample parking; unobstructed seating; a dedicated kid’s play area; a licensed, track-side food and beverage area; rough camping facilities; washrooms and showers.

Bring the whole family and hold on to your seats…while the sounds of exhausts and engines excite you!

Operates May to October each year. Hours vary based on event schedule.

70292 Grand Bend Line, Grand Bend, Ontario, N0M 1T0

Located just off Hwy 21, southeast of Grand Bend.

Grand Bend Motorplex

Starlite Drive-Inn

Starlite Drive-In is an outdoor drive-in theatre located in a unique hamlet called Shipka, on Crediton Road outside Grand Bend. Displaying a variety of children and adult movies, this outdoor theatre has two different screens playing two different movies, at all times. You’re able to view two movies for the price of one!

Check out the movies on now!

Adults – $9.00
Youth & Seniors – $6.00
Children (6-13) – $2.00
Under 6 – FREE

*They accept cash only, no credit or debit available.

Operates daily from mid-April to mid-October. Movies start at 9:45pm with the second showing at 11:45pm. Latecomers will not be admitted.

36752 Crediton Rd, Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0

Located in Shipka, just outside of Grand Bend.


Exeter is lucky to have three beautiful and well-kept golf courses nearby – two just minutes from town!

Come and enjoy a challenging game of golf at Ironwood Golf Club, a superb 18-hole course with excellent prices, located just outside of Exeter.

Location: 70969 Morrison Line, Exeter, Ontario N0M 1S1

The Exeter Golf Club’s 9-hole course is designed to accommodate golfers of all ages and abilities. Visit their uniquely renovated barn turned clubhouse and restaurant / pub for great food and drink.

Location: 40374 Kirkton Road, Centralia, Ontario N0M 1K0

Oakwood Resort, located on Highway 21 just north of Grand Bend, Ontario, its unique layout is a perfect balance for families or conference attendees, with 18-holes that will challenge the best, and simply delight the rest.

Location: 70671 Bluewater Hwy, South Huron, N0M 1T0

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