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Windsor’s Birthday Celebration & Grand Opening of City Hall

Saturday, May 26, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

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The City of Windsor’s 126th birthday celebration in 2018 includes the Annual Mayor’s Walk; the Grand Opening of the New Windsor City Hall with tours of the new facility; and a party with stage entertainment, food, activities and more in Senator Croll Park at City Hall Square. Stay tuned for exciting details on this event as they become available. #Windsor126 #HappyBdayWindsor

Thank you to our sponsors and partners: KPMG, Zehrs Markets, Tim Hortons, AM800CKLW, CTV, YourTV, snapd Windsor, the Windsor Star, Caesars Windsor Cares, Optimist Club Riverside, Train Safety Windsor, The Keg Steakhouse and Bar (490 Division Road and 1 Riverside Drive West), the University of Windsor, OSCAR Construction and the Windsor Port Authority.

The celebration will include:

  • 10:00 a.m. – Annual Mayor’s Walk (Start at Ambassador Park, along waterfront, to downtown)
  • 11:00 a.m. – Grand Opening, Ribbon-Cutting and Tours of New Windsor City Hall (entrance of the new building)
  • 11:30 a.m. – City’s 126th Birthday Celebration (Senator Croll Park and surrounding area at City Hall Square)

Features of the Celebration include…

Free and Fun (*while supplies last*)

  • Commemorative coin
  • Hot dogs sponsored by Zehrs Markets
  • Cupcakes sponsored by OSCAR Construction
  • Water bottles from the University of Windsor Alumni

Cultural Dance

  • Chayton Hedgepeth (First Nations)
  • Nupur Jhankar (Classical Indian Dance)
  • Hungarian Dance Group
  • Filipino Dance Group
  • Opanak Serbian Folklore Ensemble
  • Slovak Domovina Dancers


  • Bouncy  castle and toddler obstacle course
  • Mini putt
  • Chevrolet Detroit Belle-Isle Grand Prix car on site
  • Windsor Fire and Rescue – fire truck on site
  • Windsor Public Library – FRED – Mobile Library
  • Dancing Bear from the Windsor Sculpture Park
  • YouCan the TouCan from Adventure Bay
  • Bomber from the Windsor Spitfires Hockey Club
  • Windsor Express Dance Team
  • Balloon creations with magic tricks
  • Historical walking tour by Museum Windsor
  • Chalk art with Riverside Optimist
  • Monster mural with Riverside Optimist
  • Science City – hands-on science-based family fun
  • Sculpture Park family friendly activities
  • snapd Windsor – on-site selfie station
  • Bike Windsor Essex
  • Train Safety
  • AM800 CKLW Traveling Trailer
  • Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island
  • Windsor Wishing Wall
  • “I Love Windsor Because …” chalkboards
  • Dance Freeze
  • Bubble fun
  • Scooter games
  • Hula Hoop Pass
  • Colouring station

Venue: City Hall

350 City Hall Square W
Windsor, ON N9A 6S1 Canada

Phone: (519) 255-2489