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W.E are ready to celebrate the holidays!

Check out our online guide to all the fun happening throughout Windsor Essex

Festival of Birds

Tuesday May 01, 2018 to Monday May 21, 2018

Join tens of thousands of birders and become part of the spring migration at Point Pelee National Park, the special place where birds and birders meet.

519.326.6173 /1.888.707.3533,
Point Pelee National Park – 1118 Point Pelee Dr., Leamington

Art In The Park

Saturday June 02, 2018 to Sunday June 03, 2018

Named one of the Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario, “Art in the Park” showcases more than 250 artists and artisans who sell their original art and creative handiworks for your shopping pleasure.

Sat 10 am – 7 pm, Sun 10 am – 4 pm
519.253.6382, or Facebook: Art In The Park
Willistead Park – 1899 Niagara St., Windsor

LaSalle Strawberry Festival

Thursday June 07, 2018 to Sunday June 10, 2018

This annual festival is a jam packed, entertaining event centered around strawberries! The variety of events that take place over the four days are guaranteed to appeal to young and old alike.

Gil Maure Park – Corner of Front Rd and Laurier Dr, LaSalle

Summer Fest

Friday June 15, 2018 to Monday July 02, 2018

Don’t miss the Riverfront Fireworks Party, fantastic Midway, International Tugboat Race, and awesome entertainment. This is the official kick off to summer!

Free admission
519.254.2880, Facebook: Windsor Summer Fest
Festival Plaza – 370 Riverside Dr. E., Windsor

Carrousel of the Nations

Friday June 15, 2018 to Sunday June 24, 2018

Visitors can delight in the tastes, sounds and traditions of these cultures and help celebrate the fusion of cultures.

Times and Locations vary

Amherstburg Canada Day Festival & Fireworks

Sunday July 01, 2018

Celebrate our Nation’s birthday. Enjoy the free activities, food court, live entertainment and fireworks!  

9 am –  10 pm
Fort Malden National Historic Site – 100 Laird St., Amherstburg

Lakeshore Canada Day

Sunday July 01, 2018

The Canada Day celebration will be held at the Libro Community Centre and Millen Park. Join us for Fireworks and family activities.

Free admission
Libro Community Centre, Millen Park – 1925 South Middle Road, Woodslee

Windsor Canada Day Celebration and Parade

Sunday July 01, 2018

Join us for Summer Fest and the Windsor Canada Day Parade!

Facebook: Windsor Summer Fest

Sunsplash Festival

Thursday July 12, 2018 to Sunday July 15, 2018

Experience the Classic Car Cruise Show, the parade, a Watercross Tour, Vendors, wild rides and entertainment!

Car Cruise July 14, 1 pm – 8 pm
Parade July 15, 10 am to/from Belle River Public School
Free admission
Belle River Rd. and County Rd. 22, Lakeshore

Explore the Shore

Saturday July 28, 2018 to Sunday July 29, 2018

A weekend festival that celebrates the unique, local businesses that line historic County Rd 50 – Canada’s southernmost drive! Free and self directed tour.

Free and self directed tour
All venues – County Rd. 50, Amherstburg, Essex and Kingsville

The Island Unplugged Music Festival

Saturday August 04, 2018 to Sunday August 05, 2018

A family friendly festival taking place in the heart of rural Pelee Island with local and regional Canadian musicians, artisans, local wine, beer and food creations.

$35/General Admission, $55+/Camping Packages
East Park Campground – 1362 E Shore Rd, Pelee Island

159th Annual Comber Fair

Friday August 10, 2018 to Sunday August 12, 2018

Come and see the animals, midway (Carter Shows), demolition derby, home crafts, the clown contest, and more!

519.687.3410 / 519.687.3607;
Comber Fair Grounds – 6400 Community Centre St., Comber

Tecumseh Corn Festival

Friday August 24, 2018 to Sunday August 26, 2018

Enjoy delicious hot buttered corn-on-the-cob, carnival rides, live entertainment, parade, and vendors. The Tecumseh Corn Festival is fun for the whole family.

Lacasse Park – 590 Lacasse Blvd., Tecumseh

Kingsville Santa Claus Parade

Saturday November 17, 2018

Join us on Main Street for this outstanding community event.

6 pm, Free admission
170 Main St. E, Kingsville

Kingsville Fantasy of Lights

Saturday November 17, 2018 to Tuesday January 08, 2019

Join us for our opening day and Santa Claus parade on Nov 17 and much more!

Christmas in Tecumseh and Santa Parade

Friday November 23, 2018

Grab a curb side seat and watch decorated floats and marching bands fill the streets during the Santa Parade.

Start location:

Amherstburg Santa Claus Parade

Saturday November 24, 2018

Jolly tradition with fabulous floats, marching bands, and a spectacle of fun in downtown Amherstburg!

6 pm, Free
Start location – Sandwich St. N. at William St, Amherstburg

Leamington Light Up The Night Christmas Parade

Saturday November 24, 2018

Join us for a spectacular evening Christmas Parade Parade. Route is from Georgia/Erie Street, up Erie Street North, to the Leamington Fairgrounds.

6 pm

50th Windsor Santa Claus Parade

Saturday December 01, 2018

This annual tradition is at the heart of the holiday season! Parade begins at Rankin Ave and continues on Riverside Dr. through Sandwich Towne to Brock St.

6 pm, Free
Parade start – Riverside Drive W. at Rankin, Windsor

Essex Santa Claus Parade

Saturday December 08, 2018

Don’t miss the annual Town of Essex Santa Claus Parade. 

6:30 pm, Free
Start location – Talbot St. S. and Fairview Ave., Essex


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