Friday May 20, 2022

Your Guide To Summer Fun In #YQG

Original blog by Tourism Windsor Essex

The Victoria Day Holiday Weekend kicks off the unofficial start to summer and festival season in Windsor Essex. You don’t have to look any further than Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island for your guide to summer fun in #YQG. Use the 2022 Summer Events Calendar for you summer weekend planning. We have you covered with all of the hottest events in Windsor Essex from food festivals, concerts and family friendly carnivals and attractions to markets and community celebrations. Flip through our just-released 2022/2023 Visitor Guide, and don’t forget about the 2022 Ontario Staycation Tax Credit too!

June sees the return of Art in the Park, LaSalle Strawberry Festival, Taste of Tecumseh, Carrousel of the Nations, the Kingsville Highland Games and the 2022 Ford Fireworks along the Detroit River.


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Don’t worry about plans for Canada Day: Amherstburg, Lakeshore, Leamington, Tecumseh and Windsor all have Canada Day celebrations with everything from musical performances and parades to fireworks! Tecumseh Celebrates 100 Years over 3 days, July 2 – 4, 2022 at Lakewood Park. The Essex Fun Fest and Belle River Sunsplash are annual favourites with fun and entertainment for the whole family. The 2022 Can-Am Police-Fire Games will take place at venues throughout Windsor July 25 – 31: First responders will compete in over 40 sporting events – come out to cheer on our local heroes!


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Summer is still in full swing as we head into August with Pride Fest, the 163rd Annual Comber Fair, and afternoon of indulgence with EPIC Wineries at ‘An EPIC Afternoon’ at Viewpointe Estate Winery and stroll the grounds of Fort Malden during Art by the River.


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Keep the summer vibes going in September with end-of-summer tradition Harrow Fair, celebrating its 166th year. Kingsville Firefest, Amherstburg Uncommon Festival, Festival of Hawks and Open Streets Windsor are all excellent opportunities to enjoy the beautiful weather well into fall.


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For fun every weekend plan to make stops at the Downtown Windsor Farmers’ Market, Amherstburg Farmers’ Market at GL Heritage Brewing, Stroll the Streets in Belle River, Kingsville Open Streets and LaSalle and Walkerville Night Markets.


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Windsor Essex is no stranger to festivals and events and after a slow two years we are excited to see things return to the thrill and excitement that we’re used to. There are so many things to do in #YQG this summer, let’s start planning!

For the most up-to-date list of all events happening in Windsor Essex this summer head to the Events Calendar


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