Situated on the Rideau River in Eastern Ontario, it’s no wonder that Merrickville is a popular tourist destination. Come and experience our long and interesting history, great food & a unique shopping experience!


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Come & Visit Us today!

Situated on the Rideau River in Eastern Ontario, Merrickville is a popular tourist destination boasting history, great food & a unique shopping experience!

Merrickville is an excellent day trip adventure that is only 45 minutes from Ottawa/Hull.

Known as the "Jewel of the Rideau", Merrickville's dynamic community is one of the best preserved 19th century villages in Ontario. It boasts having been nominated "Canada's Most Beautiful Village" by Communities in Bloom, as well as being situated along the historic Rideau Canal, a UNESCO designated site.

Find out more about Merrickville

10 Things you didn't know about Merrickville

Let's Stay Connected!

For the latest news & updates please follow us on social media.

Thinking of Opening a Business in Merrickville-Wolford?

Let the Chamber of Commerce help decide for sure! We know our business community the best. Send us an email and we can explore all the possibilities with you.

The Village of Merrickville-Wolford has put together this terrific Welcome Package for new businesses full of useful information.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Business Community!

Social Media Content Support Sign Up!

Introducing the Social Media Engagement Committee!

We're committed to harnessing the power of social media. Started in June 2024, we're dedicating two days every month to helping create social media content for our chamber members. As there are a limited amount of businesses we can visit in a day, we've created a sign up sheet linked below if you'd like to take advantage! We'll send out a new sign up sheet in every monthly newsletter for that month's openings. Whether you're a seasoned social media guru or just dipping your toes into the digital waters, we're here to help!


Please note we will email you to confirm your slot once the request form is completed and submitted.

Updates from your Board of Directors

Lots to be thankful for and a lot of hard work being done, including:

  • Support and promotion of the Merrickville Stands with Ukraine Initiative that raised over $50K
  • Significant presence in the annual Destination Magazine
  • Sponsorship of Markets and Events throughout the summer
  • Increase in Merrickville Jewel of the Rideau Facebook engagements
  • Submission of a Provincial Grant application Victorian Lamp posts to enhance the beautification of the Village
  • Production of the annual Business Directory and Map - at the Parkette and Depot
  • Resumption of Chamber Networking events
  • Activities of the Streetscaping Working Group, including production of Merrickville 'Swag' and seasonal decorating in the Village
  • Submission of Feedback to the United Counties Economic Development Regional Tourism Strategy
  • Certified as a Bike Friendly Business Area with Ontario by Bike

We are working hard to foster a collaborative environment in support of our business community through effective partnerships, marketing and promotion activities and through advocacy. We encourage your feedback!

The 2023 Annual General Meeting presentation is now available for viewing!


Application form to affix event signs to the Village entrance signs posts.

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