Cultivating Taste of Place Workshop

Monday April 27, 2015, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Cultivate partnerships with culinary industry stakeholders who are devoted to a taste of place. Grow your business through market readiness and the engagement of food tourists.

Devonshire Mall Keep It Local Expo

Devonshire Mall Keep it Local Expo

Friday May 1, 9:30am – 9:00pm, Saturday, May 2, 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sample culinary delights, learn from experts, and discover things to do and places to see in your own backyard. From craft beer to birding and biking, our Main Stage and exhibits throughout the Mall will give you many reasons to keep it local.

Tourism stakeholders – join us to encourage local residents to explore their own backyard and “Keep it Local”. Space is very limited so submit your application for an exhibit space as soon as possible.


Festival of Birds Market-Ready Workshop

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 9:00am – 11:30am
80+ local businesses are flying into the upcoming busy birding tourism season well-prepared after attending our workshop – devoted to ensuring tourism businesses are market-ready in understanding and engaging birders.


Congrats! Windsor Essex has 5 of the Top 100 Festivals in Ontario

Festivals and Events Ontario has announced the Top 100 festivals in Ontario. We are thrilled to congratulate:
The Art of Eating Food & Wine Festival (Tecumseh) Jun 19 – 20
The Carrousel of the Nations (Windsor) Jun 19 – 28
Balloonapalooza (Windsor) Aug 15 – 16
Tecumseh Corn Festival (Tecumseh) Aug 27 – 30
Shores of Erie International Wine Festival (Amherstburg) Sep 10 – 13
You can find out more about these great festivals and others within our region in our website’s Festivals section


TWEPI releases the 2014 YEAR IN REVIEW

What an incredible year for our region! Through collaborative efforts with our stakeholders, our region saw a dramatic increase in hotel occupancy, hosted multiple international events, and received numerous industry awards. Furthermore, our next 5-year business plan was approved, we launched a new culinary strategy, and implemented a complete redesign of the TWEPI website.


Media Release – TWEPI Wins EDCO Award

Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island is revved up to announce winning the Regionalism and Cross-Border Collaboration Marketing Award at last night’s President’s Dinner at the Economic Developers Council of Ontario’s (EDCO) 58th Annual Conference and Showcase for the Henry Ford Driving Tour.


TWEPI Holiday Networking Social

Local tourism industry professionals were invited to join Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island from 5pm to 7pm on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at the Canadian Club Brand Centre and enjoyed food, drinks and door prizes!

Tourism Event of the Year

Media release – City of Windsor Captures “Tourism Event of the Year” Award

The 2013 International Children’s Games (ICG) has been selected as the Tourism Event of the Year by the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario. The ICG was singled out for its focus on increasing visitor satisfaction, economic spend, and long-term impact on the region.


Media Release – Eat, Drink, Dine Kingsville’s second restaurant week

KINGSVILLE, ON – Eat, Drink, Dine Kingsville (EDDK) is set to host their second restaurant week, “Migration Fall Harvest”, which pairs the bounty of the local harvest with local wines and features local artists and artisans in their spaces. From October 14 to 19, 2014, restaurants will create a three course price fixed menu in addition to their regular offerings.

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The birds & butterflies have the right idea – each fall as part of their migration they flock to the very southernmost tip of Canada. It’s the perfect fall road trip location too!

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On Monday, September 22, 2014, 120 golfers gathered at the Kingsville Golf and Country Club for TWEPI’s Premier Tourism Golf Tournament.



Fine wine, luscious lavender and great food in Windsor-Essex-Point Pelee. Ontario’s Southwest serves up a sizzling summer getaway, with great bike trails and wonderful food and drink options along the way.


333 Riverside Drive West, Suite 103
Windsor, Ontario N9A 7C5
Toll Free: 1.800.265.3633