Our friendly folks and small town charm are very alluring. Many visitors to the area are enticed to relocate to Saugeen Shores–tempted by the inspiring vistas, miles of incredible Lake Huron shoreline and beaches, rural side roads and starry nights like no where else. Others are enticed by the two thriving downtowns, multitude of recreational opportunities, abundance of music and arts activities and the perfect atmosphere for raising a family or retiring. Click Here for Realtor Services
Our business community’s commitment to innovation and steady controlled growth continues to make the region a perfect place to live, work and play.
From a business perspective, the community is within an easy drive of major Canadian and U.S. Markets, and has a variety of readily available commercial and industrial spaces. Energy (Bruce Power), tourism, small business and agriculture are the local economy’s cornerstones. Add to that a skilled workforce, fair taxes, friendly people, a relaxed lifestyle, plus affordable real estate, and Saugeen Shores is an irresistible combination.
Saugeen Shores has a delightful and refreshing combination of urban and rural lifestyles, making the healthy balance of work and life a reality rather than a mere dream.
Located on Lake Huron, in Bruce County, Saugeen Shores is family-friendly, with its community events, recreational and fitness facilities, trails, parks, and beautiful beaches. There is one secondary and three elementary schools in Saugeen Shores, plus one Catholic elementary school. Georgian College’s Owen Sound campus is just a short drive away. Nineteen churches, representing many denominations, serve the municipality’s spiritual needs.
Pumpkinfest is the ultimate “family” event and our largest festival and is held annually the weekend before the Canadian Thanksgiving attracting more than 50,000 visitors.
The hospital in Southampton is part of the Grey Bruce Health Services’ network of hospitals. Medical clinics in Port Elgin and Southampton serve several physicians, which provide inpatient care and staff the emergency department year round. There are also two retirement and two assisted living facilities, and one long term care home.
Arts, culture and heritage have a strong presence in the community, as evident by the period architecture, local museum, art school and gallery and many cultural events.
For information on relocating your family or your business to Saugeen Shores contact the local Chamber of Commerce. 519.832.2332 or 1.800.387.3456
Community & Business Profile, Community Contacts & Business Directory. Saugeen Shores includes the beautiful Towns of Port Elgin, Southampton and Saugeen Township, Ontario. Nestled on the shores of Lake Huron, it is the ultimate combination of lifestyle and pro-business environment. This relocation guide includes everything you'll need!
Browse through our 2017 Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce Experience Guide on-line! If you are visiting Port Elgin, Southampton or Saugeen Township hard copies are available throughout the town and at the Visitor Information Centres.