W.E. offer so much to do in Windsor Essex this month.

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…


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…


Caesars Windsor

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…


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…


Devonshire Mall

Located in the heart of Windsor, Devonshire Mall remains the area’s premiere shopping centre offering over 1.1 million square feet of retail space…

Experience EPIC

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…

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Gibson Gallery

Built in 1896, this beautifully restored Michigan Central RR Station showcases local artists, photographers and travelling exhibits…

Walkerville Beer

Walkerville Brewery

Located in the historic distillery district, Walkerville Brewery is proud to be Windsor’s microbrewery. Initially offering 2 premium beer styles…

Festivals & Events


Triennial of Contemporary Art

Celebrate the distinct voices and compelling work by artists in southwest Ontario and southeast Michigan. The Triennial builds on the AGW’s legacy of promoting the region as a cultural hub and a site of urban transformation and renewal.

Various hours, Free admission
519.977.0013 x 117, www.agw.ca
401 Riverside Dr. W, Windsor ON (and other various locations)


Amherstburg River Lights Winter Festival

November 15 – December 31, 2014. Tree lighting ceremony, fireworks, canon firing, costumed carolers and dancers, hot chocolate, classic holiday films, carriage rides, gingerbread warming house, & more.

Free admission
519.736.4642, www.riverlights.ca
270 Dalhousie St, Amherstburg

Belle River Tree Lighting Ceremony

Belle River BIA Tree Lighting Celebration

Saturday, November 29, 2014. Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration with Santa. Enjoy an amazing arrangement of Christmas lights throughout the park, entertainment, marshmallow roasting, carolling, crafts and more.

Festivities begin at 5 pm
519.728.4624, www.lakeshore.ca
Optimist Park – 775 Notre Dame St Belle River, ON


Windsor Express vs Moncton Miracles

Your 2014-15 NBL of Canada Champion Windsor Express will take on the Moncton Miracles at the WFCU Centre.

7 pm, Tickets: $12 – $75
1.866.969.9328 / 519.255.6400, www.wfcu-centre.com/events
WFCU Centre – 8787 McHugh St, Windsor


Holiday Art at the Gallery

The Art Gallery is transformed into a boutique shop and features unique gifts from over 30 artists and artisans.

Thurs – Sun: 11 am – 5 pm, Free admission
519.736.2826, www.gibsonartgallery.com
Gibson Art Gallery – 140 Richmond St, Amherstburg


7th Annual Taste the Season Holiday Open House

Taste your way through EPIC Wine Country for an exceptional Holiday shopping experience!

12 pm – 5 pm, Free Admission
519.255.6530, www.epicwineries.com
Various locations – see website for participating wineries


Printable Calendar of Events

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…


The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train

Dress warmly and help spread holiday cheer as the CP Holiday Train makes a whistle stop in Windsor.

Train arrival 4:30 pm, Show Time 5:30 pm, Free Admission
Canadian Pacific Railway Yard – Erie St West & Janette St, Windsor


Kingsville Fantasy of Lights

November 15, 2014 – January 8, 2015. Through the winter months, Lakeside Park in Kingsville is magically transformed in to a sea of colorful displays.

Free admission
519.733.2123, www.fantasyoflights.ca
Lakeside Park, Kingsville, Ontario, N9Y 3R4


Downtown Windsor Winter Fest

November 29, 2014. Highlighting the beauty and excitement of the holidays, Winter Fest is the family event of the season.

Free admission
519.817.6264, www.downtownwindsor.ca
Ouellette Ave & Riverside Drive West, Windsor


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