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Father’s Day Guide

Celebrate Father’s Day in Windsor Essex with our comprehensive digital guide, designed to help you discover experiences and gifts from local businesses. Whether you’re planning a special meal, an exciting adventure, or searching for a thoughtful present, our guide has everything you need to make this Father’s Day unforgettable.


Amherstburg Ribfest

June 14 – 16.
Ribfest returns to Amherstburg! The event will be run by the Dan Gemus Real Estate Team this Father’s Day weekend in Downtown Amherstburg.

Ribbers and food vendors will line Ramsay St. between Richmond St. and Murray St. from June 14-16, with the parking lot behind the Richmond St. businesses serving as an area for tables, music and more.

This free admission event. Don’t miss out on a sizzling good time!

Downtown Amherstburg
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6th Annual LiUNA!625 Family Father’s Day Charity Extravaganza

June 15 from 10:00am – 3:00pm.
This is an open invitation for all to attend with their families. This event will be packed wall to wall with unlimited fun for children of all ages to take in !Our goal for this unique experience is to bring about plenty of smiles and laughter, strengthening that bond between families fathers and creating life-long memories.

Admission is free.

St. Clair College
2000 Talbot Rd, Windsor
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Big time entertainment

June 15.
Fun for the whole family, Dad included! Visit Big Time Entertainment this Father’s Day to take advantage of play deals such as 1/2 off arcade and attractions, or eat deals such as buy 1 adult entrée get 1 kids entrée FREE!

Big Time Entertainment
2411 Dougall Ave, Windsor
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Dad Jokes – Stand Up Comedy Show

June 15, doors open at 8:00pm.
Get ready to laugh till your sides hurt at our Dad Jokes Stand Up Comedy Show – the perfect way to celebrate Father’s Day! Get tickets for this very special Father’s Day show!

Craft Heads Brewing Company
89 University Ave W, Windsor
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Father’s day free fishing in ontario

June 15 & 16.
Four times a year, Canadian residents can fish in Ontario for free. One of those days, is Father’s Day!

There are two options to participate: join a public event near you or fish with your family and submit your “family event” to receive a free digital fishing package and be entered into a draw for a $500 Fishing Prize Pack from Lucky Strike, Shimano, and Ontario Out of Doors!

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Open farms 2024

June 15.
Open Farms will let you explore some of our W.E. Heart Local partners – each offering a unique experience. Think farm fresh tastings, behind-the-scenes tours and hands on activities to learn all about what our farmers do to bring you fresh produce!

Join us on Saturday June 15th for a free day of family fun!

Participate in at least 4 activities on the Open Farms Digital Pass on Saturday June 15th and you will automatically be entered into the W.E. Heart Local grand prize draw taking place on June 18th, 2024 for $250 in W.E. Heart Local products!

Various Locations Across Essex County
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shop local father’s day market

June 15 from 10:00am – 3:00pm.
Celebrate Father’s Day by supporting local vendors! Join in on Saturday, June 15th at the Essex Centre Sports Complex. Discover unique treats and locally crafted gifts for Dad, with over 25 vendors to explore. Don’t miss out on finding the perfect Father’s Day gift while supporting our community!

Free Admission and not just for Dad’s, something for everyone, all are welcome!

Shaheen Room
60 Fairview Ave W, Essex


The Tasting Table Series: The Baconator

June 15.
This Father’s Day weekend, join in for a mouthwatering experience at our exclusive Tasting Table Series, ‘The Baconator’, featuring Master Taster, Barb Dejonge. Indulge in the savory delight of bacon prepared in four delectable ways, perfectly paired with a curated selection of CHV wines.

Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards
1425 Iler Rd, Harrow
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The Tasting Table Series: The Baconator

June 16.
Spend time with Dad by taking a cruise this Father’s Day! With two great Cruises to choose from, you can’t go wrong.

– 2 hour Sightseeing Cruise to the Gordie Howe Bridge from: 2pm to 4pm
– 2 Hour Sightseeing Cruise of the Historic Detroit River from 5pm to 7pm

Book today online.

Windsor Premier Cruises
78 Riverside Dr W, Windsor
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Optimist Club of Riverside Annual Father’s Day Fishing Derby

June 20.

Join the Optimist Club of Riverside at their annual Father’s day fishing derby.

Open to all ages and parents are welcome to fish. No license Required on Father’s Day weekend.

Register in-person starting at 7:30 am. Derby begins at 8:00 am.

Location: Reaume Park at the foot of Pillette Road

Bring your own fishing pole, we provide the bait!

*All children in attendance will be entered to win one of two bikes purchased for them!*

Reaume Park
236-246 Pillette Rd, Windsor
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