Image of a 50 featuring architectural elements of the city including the Old Post Office, Main St bridge, and text saying "Bridging Community Since 1973'

Celebrate Cambridge's 50th Anniversary!

Join your community members, local businesses, and City officials in celebrating Cambridge's 50th Anniversary!

From local art exhibits and public events to photography contests and restaurant promotions, you won't want to miss out on any of this year's activities.

Main City Events:

For more community events: 

 Community Calendar

Cambridge 50th Funding

The Cambridge 50 Anniversary Fund has reached its maximum in allocation. Thank you to all who submitted applications. We look forward to a variety of celebratory events and initiatives to celebrate our Anniversary year!

Public Art

On behalf of the City of Cambridge, the Arts and Culture Advisory Committee is commissioning an artist to create original public art as part of commemorating the 50th anniversary. Learn more on the Public Art page

A City Founded on Heritage

Here's how our community came to be...

The City of Cambridge was formed when the City of Galt, the Town of Preston, the Town of Hespeler, and the Village of Blair were amalgamated in January 1973. To this day, community members still identify closely with their original municipalities. Residents play a key role in preserving our heritage as we progress into a unified and prosperous city. 

For our 50th Anniversary year, we honour the people, places, and stories that shaped Cambridge into this place we call home. Click below to learn more about the histories that make our community. 

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The Cambridge Experience: Things to See, Taste, Learn, and Explore

Cambridge’s diversity is reflected in stories as well as throughout the sights and experiences found across the City.

For Cambridge’s 50th Anniversary year, we’re celebrating the beauty of our architectural and natural environments, our booming restaurant industry, our inspiring arts and cultural scenes, and the history and heritage that shaped our community. Join in on the conversations on Instagram and Twitter with four hashtags:



Dedicated to Cambridge's historic architecture and sprawling parklands, trails, and conservation areas


Dedicated to Cambridge's inspiring artistic and cultural centres.


Dedicated to Cambridge's mouthwatering dining scene featuring over 100 restaurants.


Dedicated to Cambridge's Museums, history, and heritage.

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