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EARLY SPRING OR 6 MORE WEEKS OF WINTER?
Find out by joining us each year on February 2nd at Prediction Morning Celebrations.
The Town of South Bruce Peninsula is fortunate to have something that no one else has, an albino weather prognosticating groundhog. As the most famous groundhog in Canada and the only albino weather prognosticator in the world, Wiarton Willie's prediction of the timing of spring is a news event that captures the interests of people around the world. Each year media from around the world converge in Wiarton to hear Willie make his famous prediction.
Wiarton loves their beloved groundhog so much that they have branded the town "Willie's Basecamp"! Banners, signs and sidewalks all boast that Wiarton is Willie's hometown.
Willie loves to make new friends so add a visit to the home of Wiarton Willie to your bucket list today!