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W.E are ready to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday!

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

Canada 150 Self Guided Garden Tours

Saturday July 01, 2017 to Tuesday October 31, 2017

150 garden ways to celebrate Canada’s birthday year! Take a stroll through these Essex County gardens that have been nationally highlighted as jury-selected gardens and garden experiences.

www.canadasgardenroute.ca
Amherstburg’s Gardens, Amhersburg
Coventry Gardens – 4714 Riverside Dr E., Windsor

Etsy Mistletoe Market – Handmade for the Holidays

Friday November 10, 2017 to Saturday November 11, 2017

Come see the 20 unique Local Etsy Shops and start your shopping for the holidays. Sip, shop and enjoy some comfort food while you cross some people off your shopping list!

Fri 5 pm – 9 pm, Sat 11 am -5 pm, $2
Facebook: Visit Walkerville
Walkerville Brewery – 525 Argyle Rd, Windsor

Windsor Remembrance Day Parade & Ceremony

Saturday November 11, 2017

The HMCS Hunter will host a Remembrance Day Service at 11 am at the Cenotaph located at City Hall Square.

10:30 am – 12 pm, Free admission
www.citywindsor.ca
350 City Hall Square W., Windsor

Holiday Craft Show

Friday November 17, 2017 to Saturday November 18, 2017

Join us for our annual Holiday craft show in conjunction with the Walkerville Holiday Walk, everything from Chocolate to Wine Barrel Art and Jazz music on Friday night to help you get in the holiday spirit.

Fri 5 – 10 pm, Sat 11 – 7 pm
Facebook: Walkerville
Olde Walkerville Theatre – 1564 Wyandotte St E., Windsor

Mariah Carey: All I Want For Christmas Is You

Friday November 17, 2017

The joy of the holiday season arrives early with the appearance of award-winning multi-platinum superstar Mariah Carey, bringing her powerhouse vocals and celebrated live show to fans.

9 pm, $55 and up
1.800.991.7777, caesarswindsor.com
The Colosseum – 377 Riverside Dr. E., Windsor

Downtown Holiday Night

Friday November 17, 2017

A night filled with the holiday atmosphere featuring a 12 days of Christmas themed scavenger hunt, ice sculptures, horse and carriage rides, carolers, candle lit tours and more.

5 pm – 7pm
519.736.4642, riverlights.ca
Downtown Amherstburg – 268 Dalhousie St.,  Amherstburg

Walkerville Holiday Walk

Friday November 17, 2017 to Saturday November 18, 2017

Get into the Holiday spirit while enjoying the shops, restaurants and services Walkerville has to offer. Enjoy carollers, horse & carriage rides, photos with Santa and so much more!

Nov 17 at 5 pm to Nov 18 at 11 pm
Facebook: Walkerville Holiday Walk
1889 Wyandotte St. East., Windsor

Amherstburg River Lights Winter Festival

Saturday November 18, 2017 to Saturday December 30, 2017

Join us for Ignite the Night on Nov 18, the Santa Claus Parade on Nov 25, our Holiday house Tours on Nov 25-26, and much more!

Kingsville Santa Claus Parade

Saturday November 18, 2017

Join us at 6 pm on Main Street for this outstanding community event.

6 pm, Free admission
519.254.2880, www.santaparade.org, www.fantasyoflights.ca
170 Main St. E, Kingsville

Christmas and Craft Show

Saturday November 18, 2017

Start your Christmas shopping here!! Perfect place to pick up stocking stuffers, decorations and more!

9 am – 4 pm, $3
519.776.6909, www.ctmhv.com
Canadian Transportaiton Museum – 6155 Arner Townline, Essex

Kingsville Christmas House Tour

Saturday November 18, 2017 to Sunday November 19, 2017

An annual tradition showcasing fabulous Kingsville homes decorated by local designers and businesses.

10 am, $25
519.733.6200, migrationhall,ca
Migration Hall – 170 Main St. E., Kingsville

Kingsville Fantasy of Lights

Saturday November 18, 2017 to Sunday January 07, 2018

Join us for our Santa Claus parade on Nov 18, the Sip and Shop Holiday Nights on Dec 2-3, and much more!

Shriners’ Holiday Magic Show

Monday November 20, 2017

The Shriners are back this year, bringing their fun brand of magic and family entertainment!

7 pm
844.878.5271, www.capitoltheatrewindsor.ca
Capitol Theatre – 121 University Ave W, Windsor

6th Annual Handmade Christmas Extravaganza

Friday November 24, 2017 to Sunday November 26, 2017

The perfect place to get unique, one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your Christmas list!

Fri 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Sat & Sun 10 am – 4 pm
Facebook: 6th Annual Handmade Christmas Extravaganza at The WFCU Centre by CC’s Event
WFCU Centre – 8787 McHugh St., Windsor,

Annual Holiday Dinner Theatre: “Best For You”

Saturday November 25, 2017

Fantastic Felicia Fantruff graduated with a wheel barrow full of degrees and soon discovers that she’s overqualified for absolutely everything.

Dinner 6:30 pm, Show 8 pm, $43/Dinner & show, $15/Show only
519.255.7600, citywindsor.ca
Mackenzie Hall Theatre – 3277 Sandwich St., Windsor 

Amherstburg Santa Claus Parade

Saturday November 25, 2017

Jolly tradition with fabulous floats, marching bands, and a spectacle of fun in downtown Amherstburg! Visit the big guy Santa afterwards at the Gingerbread Warming House at Toddy Jones Park.

6 pm, Free
519.254.2880, www.santaparade.org
Start location – Sandwich St. N. at William St, Amherstburg

Amherstburg Holiday House Tour

Saturday November 25, 2017 to Sunday November 26, 2017

This self-guided tour visits unique and historic private homes while they are decorated by professional decorators!

10 am-4 pm. $25
519.736.4642, www.riverlights.ca
Gingerbread Warming House – 50 North St., Amherstburg

Downtown Windsor Winter Fest

Saturday November 25, 2017

The Holiday tradition continues in Windsor as the Downtown Windsor BIA presents its annual Winter Fest.

Taste the Season Holiday Open House

Saturday November 25, 2017 to Sunday November 26, 2017

Exchange one canned good per stop in exchange for a seasonal food and wine pairing.

12 pm – 5 pm, Donation of canned goods
519.255.6530, www.epicwineries.com
Various locations – see website for participating wineries

Belle River BIA Tree Lighting Celebration

Saturday November 25, 2017

Join us for our annual tree lighting celebration at Optimist Park. 

5 pm, www.belleriverbia.com
Optimist Park – 705 Notre Dame St, Belle River

Teddy Bear Holiday Jam

Saturday November 25, 2017

Get ready to participate in a musical adventure that will stretch your imagination and tickle your funny bone! Join one of Canada’s favourite family entertainers, songwriters and recording artists, Dan the Music Man.

1 pm – 3 pm, $15/Adult, $10/Child
www.capitoltheatrewindsor.ca
Capitol Theatre – 121 University Ave W, Windsor

Deck the Holidays Workshop

Saturday November 25, 2017

Ring in the holiday season with a hands-on wreath making workshop using natural materials from the forest and farm.

2 pm, $20 – Pre-registration required
519.738.2029, www.erca.org/jrph
John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area – 915 County Rd. 50 E., Essex

Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair

Sunday November 26, 2017

This event will feature a variety of local crafters and artisans selling handmade and locally sourced goods just in time for the holiday season. Best of all, the Chimczuk Museum will be offering free admission and a silent auction in support of this event.

11 am – 4 pm, Free.
chimczukmuseum.ca
Chimczuk Museum – 401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor

Annual Holiday Dinner Theatre: “Best For You”

Friday December 01, 2017

Fantastic Felicia Fantruff graduated with a wheel barrow full of degrees and soon discovers that she’s overqualified for absolutely everything.

Dinner 6:30 pm, Show 8 pm, $43/Dinner & show, $15/Show only
519.255.7600, citywindsor.ca
Mackenzie Hall Theatre – 3277 Sandwich St., Windsor 

Holiday Stroll the Street

Friday December 01, 2017

Bringing Notre Dame Street to Life! Stroll the Street fills downtown Belle River-On the Lake with music and fun.  An upbeat urban experience with small town charm geared for locals of all ages. Your opportunity to meet interesting people; as you walk & shop.

5 pm – 8 pm, Free
belleriverbia.com
Downtown- Belle River On The Lake

A Garrison Christmas Carol

Saturday December 02, 2017

Experience an early Victorian Garrison Christmas at Fort Malden. Lend your voice to sing carols and get into the festive spirit.

519.736.5416, pc.gc.ca
Fort Malden National Historic Site – 100 Laird Ave. S., Amherstburg

Festival of Christmas

Saturday December 02, 2017 to Sunday December 03, 2017

Dr. Bruce Kotowich leads the UWindsor Chamber Choir and University Singers in concert. 

7:30 pm Saturday, 2:30 pm Sunday, $15 adults, $5 students
519.253.3000, uwindsor.ca
Assumption Hall – 400 Huron Church Rd, Windsor

Windsor Santa Claus Parade

Saturday December 02, 2017

This annual tradition is at the heart of the holiday season! Don’t miss spectacular floats, clowns, bands, horses and of course Santa himself. Parade begins at Rankin Ave and continues on Riverside Dr. through Sandwich Towne to Brock St.

Willistead Manor Holiday Tours

Sunday December 03, 2017

Tour one of Windsor’s most elegant mansions all decked out in its holiday finest. An unforgettable experience for all.

Wed  7 pm – 9 pm, Sun 1 pm – 4 pm
519.253.2365, willistead.ca
Willistead Manor – 1899 Niagara, Windsor

Willistead Manor Holiday Tours

Wednesday December 06, 2017

Tour one of Windsor’s most elegant mansions all decked out in its holiday finest. An unforgettable experience for all.

Wed  7 pm – 9 pm, Sun 1 pm – 4 pm
519.253.2365, willistead.ca
Willistead Manor – 1899 Niagara, Windsor

Annie of Green Gables… Get Your Gun!!!

Thursday December 07, 2017 to Sunday December 10, 2017

Korda celebrates Canada’s 150th Birthday in true Korda fashion… with the premiere of our latest original holiday panto – Annie of Green Gables… Get Your Gun!!! This is a fresh take on the classic tale of Canada’s favourite red-headed orphan girl making her way in Green Gables.

519.562.3394, www.kordazone.com
Kordazone Theatre – 2520 Seminole Street, Windsor ON

Merry Christmas 1967

Friday December 08, 2017 to Saturday December 09, 2017

Presented by St. Clair College Music Theatre Performance and Entertainment Technology students.

7:30 pm, $20/Adult, $10/Student
519.252.6579, chryslertheatre.com
Chrysler Theatre – 201 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor

Annual Holiday Dinner Theatre: “Best For You”

Friday December 08, 2017 to Saturday December 09, 2017

Fantastic Felicia Fantruff graduated with a wheel barrow full of degrees and soon discovers that she’s overqualified for absolutely everything.

Dinner 6:30 pm, Show 8 pm, $43/Dinner & show, $15/Show only
519.255.7600, citywindsor.ca
Mackenzie Hall Theatre – 3277 Sandwich St., Windsor 

Essex Santa Claus Parade

Saturday December 09, 2017

Don’t miss the annual Town of Essex Santa Claus Parade. The parade route begins at Talbot Street South and Fairview Avenue, then travels north along Talbot Street to Maidstone Avenue.

6:30 pm, Free
519.254.2880, www.santaparade.org
Start location – Talbot St. S. and Fairview Ave., Essex

Handel’s Messiah- Leamington

Saturday December 09, 2017

A WSO Christmas tradition: Handel’s timeless classic.

7:30 pm
519.973.1238 x2, www.windsorsymphony.com
Leamington Mennonite Church – 78 Oak St. E., Leamington

Eve of St. Nicholas

Sunday December 10, 2017

See the Homestead in its holiday splendour.

12 pm – 4 pm
519.738.2029, www.erca.org/jrph
John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area – 915 County Rd. 50 E, Essex

Handel’s Messiah – Windsor

Sunday December 10, 2017

A WSO Christmas tradition: Handel’s timeless classics with Maestro Franz and the WSO Chorus.

7:30 pm
519.973.1238 Ext. 2, windsorsymphony.com
St. Anne’s Church – 12233 Tecumseh Rd., E., Windsor

Candlelight Christmas

Tuesday December 12, 2017

See the 1842 house decorated with natural materials from forest and farm. Costumed guides will take visitors through the house and farm after sundown.

7 pm, $15/person. Pre-registration required.
519.738.2029, www.erca.org/jrph
John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area – 915 County Rd. 50 E, Essex

Willistead Manor Holiday Tours

Wednesday December 13, 2017

Tour one of Windsor’s most elegant mansions all decked out in its holiday finest. An unforgettable experience for all.

Wed  7 pm – 9 pm, Sun 1 pm – 4 pm
519.253.2365, willistead.ca
Willistead Manor – 1899 Niagara, Windsor

Merry Christmas 1967

Thursday December 14, 2017 to Saturday December 16, 2017

Presented by St. Clair College Music Theatre Performance and Entertainment Technology students.

Thurs & Fri 7:30 pm, Sat and 2 pm, $20/Adult, $10/Student
519.252.6579, chryslertheatre.com
Chrysler Theatre – 201 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor

Annie of Green Gables…Get Your Gun!!!

Thursday December 14, 2017 to Sunday December 17, 2017

Korda celebrates Canada’s 150th Birthday in true Korda fashion… with the premiere of our latest original holiday panto – Annie of Green Gables… Get Your Gun!!! This is a fresh take on the classic tale of Canada’s favourite red-headed orphan girl making her way in Green Gables.

519.562.3394, www.kordazone.com
Kordazone Theatre – 2520 Seminole St., Windsor

Merry Christmas 1967 Dinner & Show

Thursday December 14, 2017

5 pm, $40 (Adult) and $20 (Youth)
519.252.6579, chryslertheatre.com
Chrysler Theatre – 201 Riverside Drive West, Windsor ON

WSO: Holiday Pops

Friday December 15, 2017 to Sunday December 17, 2017

Celebrate the Season with the WSO! There will be songs of the season and musical telling of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, plus Santa returns to lead everyone in a round of sing-along carols.

Fri & Sat 8 pm, Sun 2:30 pm
519.973.1238 Ext 3, capitoltheatrewindsor.ca
The Capitol Theatre – 121 University Ave. W., Windsor

The Tenors at The Colosseum

Saturday December 16, 2017

Hear all your holiday favourites in a spectacular new show including favourites like “Lean on Me”, “You Are So Beautiful” and “Hallelujah”. Don’t miss out seeing The Tenors live!

9 pm, $30 and up
1.800.991.7777, caesarswindsor.com
The Colosseum – 377 Riverside Dr. E., Windsor

Willistead Manor Holiday Tours

Sunday December 17, 2017

Tour one of Windsor’s most elegant mansions all decked out in its holiday finest. An unforgettable experience for all.

Wed  7 pm – 9 pm, Sun 1 pm – 4 pm
519.253.2365, willistead.ca
Willistead Manor – 1899 Niagara, Windsor

Breakfast with Santa

Sunday December 17, 2017

Come out and visit with Santa while you enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet!

Breakfast 8 am – 2 pm, $12.95/adult, $6/child
519.776.6909, www.ctmhv.com
Canadian Transportaiton Museum – 6155 Arner Townline, Essex

Rock This Town : Christmas Spectacular

Sunday December 17, 2017

Come celebrate Christmas and the holiday season with The Rock This Town Orchestra in a swinging, rocking style…

8 pm, $25
519.252.6579, chryslertheatre.com
Chrysler Theatre, 201 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor

Willistead Manor Holiday Tours

Wednesday December 20, 2017

Tour one of Windsor’s most elegant mansions all decked out in its holiday finest. An unforgettable experience for all.

Wed  7 pm – 9 pm, Sun 1 pm – 4 pm
519.253.2365, willistead.ca
Willistead Manor – 1899 Niagara, Windsor

The S’Aints

Friday December 22, 2017

Don’t miss out on celebrating the holidays with this family fun ‘all ages’ show with The S’Aints band!

8 pm, $20 and up
1.800.991.7777, caesarswindsor.com
The Colosseum – 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor ON

Willistead Manor Holiday Tours

Sunday December 24, 2017

Tour one of Windsor’s most elegant mansions all decked out in its holiday finest. An unforgettable experience for all.

Wednesdays 7 – 9 pm Sundays 1 -4 pm
519.253.2365, willistead.ca
Willistead Manor – 1899 Niagara, Windsor ON

Willistead Manor Holiday Tours

Wednesday December 27, 2017

Tour one of Windsor’s most elegant mansions all decked out in its holiday finest. An unforgettable experience for all.

Wed  7 pm – 9 pm, Sun 1 pm – 4 pm
519.253.2365, willistead.ca
Willistead Manor – 1899 Niagara, Windsor

Willistead Manor Holiday Tours

Sunday December 31, 2017

Tour one of Windsor’s most elegant mansions all decked out in its holiday finest. An unforgettable experience for all.

Wed  7 pm – 9 pm, Sun 1 pm – 4 pm
519.253.2365, willistead.ca
Willistead Manor – 1899 Niagara, Windsor


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