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 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…
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…
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! WE Trolley offers: GROUP TOURS – WE design the tour. You bring the group. CHARTER TOURS – You plan the event. WE take you there in style. ‘HOP ON’ TOURS…
Festivals & Events
May 1 – 18, 2015. Become part of the spring migration at Point Pelee National Park, the special place where birds and birders meet. The 2015 Festival of Birds Regional Discovery Guide is a must-have as you explore our region.
5 am – 10 pm, Daily pass – $3.90 and up, 3 day pass – $25.60 and up
519.326.6173 /1.888.707.3533, www.friendsofpointpelee.com
Point Pelee National Park – 1118 Point Pelee Dr, Leamington
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…
May 23 – 24, 2015. Take a self-guided tour through EPIC Wine Country this spring to “Sip Into Summer”!
12 pm – 5 pm, $7/per winery
Check website for various locations throughout Essex County
We welcome you to Fort Malden, as we celebrate our 76th anniversary. Participate in activities including mini militia for kids, garden tours, guided walks, and cookhouse demonstrations. Get ready for a thrill observing our musket and cannon firing demonstrations! An authentic 1812 experience awaits.
10 am – 5 pm. Admission fee: Adult: $3.90; Youth 6 -16: $1.90; Seniors: $3.40; Family/Group: $9.80 (max 7 people.2 must be adults)
Fort Malden National Historic Site – 100 Laird Avenue South, Amherstburg ON
Be rejuvenated as you meander through this lovely, unspoiled conservation area. Enjoy the ephemeral blooms and the spring warblers that can be often be spotted resting before continuing their flight north in spring.
Open dawn to dusk, Free admission
519.776.5209 x 351, www.erca.org
Kopegaron Woods Conservation Area (just west of Wheatley) – 762 Talbot St. E. (Hwy #3), Leamington
Every weekend this month, including Victoria Day (**Monday, May 18), you can hop on board the Windsor Sculpture Park’s Art Cart for a one-hour tour of the beautiful riverfront parks and Sculpture Garden.
Sat & Sun: 11 am – 5 pm, Free Admission
Foot of Ouellette Ave & Riverside Dr W, Windsor
Just west of the turnaround, by the Windsor Sculpture Park Tour Sign
The Pavilion opens on Saturday, May 16, 2015 and will be open until October 11, 2015. Join us on the island this year for a daytrip or a weekend getaway.
519.724.2469 or 1.800.597.3533, www.peleeisland.com
Pelee Island Winery Pavilion – 20 East West Rd., Pelee Island
The FINA/NVC Diving World Series is the premiere annual multi-city diving competition in the world. In 2015, there are six World Series events taking place in Beijing (CHN), Dubai (UAE), London (GBR), Kazan (RUS), Windsor (CAN) and Merida (MEX).
Full Event Passes, Day Passes and Session passes are available.
Visit the website for ticket details and where to purchase tickets.
Windsor International Aquatic and Training Centre
401 Pitt St. W., Windsor