W.E. offer so much to do in Windsor Essex this month.
Things to Do
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.
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 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 burial sites, muskrat farms, French…
Caesars Windsor defines modern luxury in the midst of timeless elegance. Step inside to discover the essence of indulgence, comfort and luxury in our masterfully-appointed guestrooms and suites. Two hotel towers featuring 758 beautifully-designed…
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, 363 days a year, our 3.5 acres of family fun offers exotic and tropical plants, inflatables, kiddie and bumper car rides, mini himalaya, tea cups,…
Devonshire Mall Located in the heart of Windsor, Devonshire Mall remains the area’s premiere shopping centre with over 170 stores and services including Sephora, H&M, Purdys Chocolatier, Moxie’s Classic Grill, Buffalo Wild Wings, food court, a 12-screen Cineplex Odeon Theatre, Hudson’s…
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…
Located in the historic distillery district, Walkerville Brewery is proud to be Windsor’s microbrewery. Initially offering 2 premium beer styles…
Windsor Essex Trolley Tours Leave the driving to us! With so many great wineries to visit in the region, the best solution is to try them all! Whether you’re interested in vineyards, venues, agriculture, history, or attractions, WE trolley provides…
Festivals & Events
August 1 – 2, 2015. The Island Unplugged is a family friendly festival featuring local and regional Canadian musicians, artisans, local wine, beer and food creations.
Sat 1 pm – 11 pm, Sun 12:30 pm – 11 pm, $30 admission (advance purchase recommended)
519.724.9916 / 519.724.2291, www.theislandunplugged.org
East Park Campground – 1362 East Shore Rd, Pelee Island
August 1 – 2, 2015. See 2000 years of military history as we take you from Romans to Redcoats and beyond. Kids can participate in the Parks Canada Xplorer Scavenger Hunt, learn to march like a British Soldier, or dress up as a boat and participate in a water fight to recreate the Battle of Lake Erie.
10 am – 5 pm, $3.65 and up
Fort Malden National Historic Site – 100 Laird Ave, Amherstburg
August 7 – 9, 2015. Our goal is to promote agriculture while providing good family entertainment. Come see the animals, midway (Carter Shows), home crafts and the talent contest where the winners go to London Western Fair.
Fri & Sat 8 am – 1 am, Sun 8 am – 6 pm; $7/day, $15/weekend pass, Free/12 and under
519.687.3410 / 519.687.3607; www.comberfair.on.ca
6400 Community Centre St, Comber
August 7 – 9, 2015. This annual event showcases five stages and over 50 national and international performers. It is modeled after the most successful and longest running music festivals found across Canada.
Fri 5 pm – 11 pm, Sat 10 am – 11 pm, Sun 10 am – 11 pm; $90 + tax/Weekend pass, Single Day Passes available
Lakeside Park – 315 Queen St, Kingsville
August 7 – 9, 2015. We use theatre, music, art, and entertainment to raise awareness of discrimination and the issues and difficulties affecting the lives of LGBT people in our community and around the world. Our festival is an explosion of Pride in the heart of Downtown Windsor, attracting over 5,000 people in a celebration of diversity.
Facebook: Windsor-Essex Pride Fest
440 Pelissier St., Windsor, Ontario, N9A
August 10 – 16, 2015. It’s time to celebrate our local restaurants! Diners and food lovers can celebrate Windsor and Essex County’s local dining scene by taking part in a unique culinary event.
11 am – 2 am, $10 and up
Visit website for participating restaurant locations
August 14 – 16, 2015 . We have something for everyone … a parade, an annual Tomato Stomp, the Slicing of the Tomato, Firefighter Water Barrel Games, and the Rotary Club’s Annual Fish Fry. Don’t miss the fun as SUNSET® Presents Sliced Leamington – a Cooking Competition.
Fri 5 pm – 11 pm, Sat 10 am – 11 pm, Sun 8 am – 6 pm, Free admission
Seacliff Park – Seacliff Dr. at Forest Ave, Leamington
August 27 – 30, 2015. Enjoy delicious hot buttered corn-on-the-cob, carnival rides, live entertainment, parade, and vendors. Named one of the Top 100 Festivals in Ontario, the Tecumseh Corn Festival is fun for the whole family.
$3 Daily general admission, Children 12 and under and seniors 65+ FREE
Thur 3 pm – 1 am, Fri 12 pm – 1 am, Sat 12 pm – 1 am (parade starts at 11 a.m.), Sun 12 pm – 7 pm
Lacasse Park – 590 Lacasse Blvd, Tecumseh
W.E. love to explore and we know you do too! Keep our handy printable calendar of events nearby to stay “in-the-know” about everything going on in Windsor Essex Pelee Island. The action never stops with page after page of fun things to see and do.
August 1 – 2, 2015. The Rodeo features numerous events including Bareback Bronc Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Tiedown Roping, Bull Riding, and more!
6pm Nightly, Adults $15 at the gate, children $7
Easy Walking Stables, 1835 County Rd 18 (Road 4 E), Kingsville, ON