W.E. offer so much to do in Windsor Essex during the month of August.

Things to Do


Adventure Bay Family Water Park

Make a splash at Adventure Bay, southwestern Ontario’s newest and wildest family water park. Soak up the fun with an ocean of awesome features: 10 waterslides,including the Master Blaster and Python; FlowRider surf simulator…

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Art Gallery of Windsor

Located on Windsor’s beautiful riverfront, the AGW is the largest public art gallery in the Windsor-Detroit corridor and is nationally-recognized for its diverse collection…


Best Darn Heritage Tour

Best Darn Heritage Tour May 1 to October 31, 2014. Join our tour guide on a two hour canoe trip and walkabout. Travel through time and learn all about our local history. Topics covered on this tour include rum running, Indian…


Bikes & Beers Cycling Tour

Explore the city one beer at a time. Cycle through Windsor sampling beers at local breweries and restaurants. Includes tastings, tours, guide. Bikes available to rent. Personalized rides available. Visit www.windsoreats.com for dates and information….


Canadian Club Brand Centre

The 1-1/2 hour tour takes visitors back in history to the height of the Hiram Walker family’s success and his personal friendships with the biggest names in history – Henry Ford and Thomas Edison…


Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens

Colasanti’s is a tropical wonderland destination for the whole family. Open year-round, our 3.5 acres of family fun offers exotic and tropical plants, inflatables, kiddie and bumper car rides, a petting zoo, indoor 18 hole mini golf, a sports collectibles…


Colosseum at Caesars Windsor

The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor proudly upholds the legendary Caesars 40-year tradition of offering premium entertainment. It is the largest venue of its kind among the nearly 40 Caesars Entertainment properties…

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EPIC Wineries

EPIC Wineries Come uncork our passion! Meander along our Lake Erie North Shore and visit any one of the almost 20 wineries to sample award-winning vintages. See, smell, sip and savour robust reds, crisp whites and delicate ice wines our…


Ford City BIA

Today Ford City is a revitalized and vibrant community with successful businesses and active associations, thanks to redevelopment partnerships among businesses and the local and federal governments…


Klassen Blueberries

Enjoy the blueberry experience at Klassen Blueberries. Our 35 acre blueberry field is open to the public for pick your own blueberries or to buy them already picked. Yogurt and ice cream treats and pies are also available at our retail store on the farm. We are a real working farm that has been open…

Festivals & Events


Ontario 55+ Summer Games

August 19-21, 2014. The Ontario 55+ Summer Games are a celebration of active living uniting participants 55 and older in a multi-sport environment.


Tecumseh Corn Festival

August 21-24, 2014. On Thursday, we have Seniors Day where there will be “free” hot buttered corn on the cob starting at 1pm. On Thursday evening the tradition continues with the Miss Tecumseh Pageant…

Art by the River

Art By The River

Love art? Join over 150 topnotch artists and artisans August 23-24, 2014 at Art by the River, Essex County’s original arts and crafts festival.


Harrow Fair

Harrow has organized and hosted an annual agricultural fair every Labour Day weekend for over 159 years. Highlights of the fair include a mom calling contest, a pie auction, “bossy” bingo and a tractor pull.


Tour Di Via Italia

August 31, 2014. Annual tour features amateur and professional cyclists racing through the streets of Windsor’s own “Little Italy.” The late afternoon Pro Race is always the highlight of the day. Join the fun and excitement…

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Wine Trail Ride Cycling Tour

Cycle through Essex County and explore our wine region. Visit 2-3 wineries. Includes tastings, tours, guide, support vehicle and long table dinner with local products. Bikes available to rent. Personalized rides available as well.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

SUP Training Clinic & Sunset Paddle

Explore Pelee and Pelee Wings bring Stand Up Paddle-boarding to the Island. This 75 minute long clinic is held throughout the day by a Certified Paddle Canada Instructor. All skill levels are welcome. Training covers gear requirements, paddling techniques…

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Wet & Wildlife Hawk Run

The Wet & Wildlife Hawk Run is a wacky 5K walk or run. Will you get wet? You betcha! Throughout the beautiful natural course you will run through misting stations, may meet up with a water sniper and encounter other wet and wild adventures along the way…


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