Flip through our 2022/2023 Official Guide and explore the great things to see & do in Windsor Essex and start planning your next trip. While you’re flipping through the pages keep your eyes open for our My Happy Place icon – it’s your chance to win. Once you spot us tell us what page the icon is hidden on and you could win $500 in VISA TruCash gift cards to spend in Windsor Essex.

  1. Flip through our 2022/2023 Official Visitor Guide by clicking here
  2. Look for the My Happy Place logo hidden somewhere in the guide
  3. Click here and tell us what page you found it on
  4. Wait and see if you win our $500 VISA gift card

Contest closes on 08/07/2022. Grand prize value $500 – no cash value. Click here for full details.


Before you start your planning, check out our 2022 Official Visitor Guide packed with info & tips to make the most of your trip in Windsor Essex!

Want a print copy of the 2022/2023 Official Visitor guide mailed directly to you? Click here for details.


Check out these quick links for some instant ways to feel happy:

  1. DYK if you’re a resident of Ontario and plan a staycation in the province, you can get up to 20% of your overnight accommodation stays ($200 per person or $400 per family) back at tax time in 2022? Check our our Staycation Blog for tips to making the most of a Windsor Essex Staycation!
  2. Check out our Summer Festival & Events Guide and create lasting happy memories by clicking here
  3. Register for our emails to get good vibes sent to your inbox monthly

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