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

Santa Gets a Bear Hug

Windsor Santa Claus Parade

December 6th, 2014. Don’t miss the 46th Annual Windsor Santa Claus Parade. This annual tradition is at the heart of the holiday season, and the merchants of Olde Sandwich Towne all come out to welcome you and the parade…


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


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…


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


Willistead Manor Holiday Tours

Sundays and Wednesdays in December, tour one of Windsor’s most elegant mansions all decked out in its holiday finest.

Sundays (1 pm – 4 pm) & Wednesdays ( 7 pm – 9 pm)
Adult – $5.75, Senior – $4.75, Child (12 & under) – $2.25
519.253.2365, www.citywindsor.ca
1899 Niagara St, Windsor ON


Windsor Express vs. Mississauga Power

Expect great action on the court as our 2014 – 15 NBL of Canada Champion, Windsor Express, takes on the Mississauga Power.

7 pm, $12 and up
1.866.969.9328, www.wfcu-centre.com
WFCU Centre – 8787 McHugh St, Windsor

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Christmas at Colasanti’s with Santa!

On Sundays, bring the family out for our scrumptious Sunday brunch (10 am – 2 pm), a zoo show (12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm) and fun rides ($12 and up)!

11 am – 2 pm & 2:30 pm – 4 pm
519.326.3287, www.colasanti.com
Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens – 1550 Rd. 3 E, Kingsville


Swim with Santa & Rock with Rudolph

Santa to Kick off the Holiday Season at Adventure Bay with All Day Access for just $5! Join us for a splashtastic day filled with Santa-riffic fun and rockin’ tunes.

10 am – 8 pm, $5 All Day Access
519-974-AQUA(2782), www.adventurebay.ca
Adventure Bay Family Water Park, 401 Pitt Street West, Windsor


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