Award winning gardens, stunning water views, history and architecture, eclectic shopping, unique festivals and the gateway to local wineries and the famous Waterfront ice cream store!

Top things to See & Do

Amherstburg Open Air Weekends
Enjoy open air patios, live performances, children’s
activities, hip retail shops, award-winning gardens
and a gorgeous waterfront setting June 2 through
September 3.

Amherstburg Freedom Museum
Discover the story of the Underground Railroad.
African-Canadian history and contributions are
preserved and presented to educate and inspire


Amherstburg Trails
Hike or walk the Holiday Beach Conservation Area
or the Essex-Amherstburg Trail System. Discover
hidden gems while you enjoy the outdoors amid
natural settings.

Gibson Gallery and Park House Museum
Looking for a historic and art filled day? Both sites
offer a glimpse into Amherstburg’s fascinating past
while presenting local and unique works of art.

Amherstburg Uncommon Festival
Expect the unexpected! One of the largest
Uncommon events in the region, with contests,
costumes, a market and more! Dress up in your best
Steampunk or Harry Potter gear and come out to
play September 15-17.

Explore Amherstburg



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