LGBTQ+ Guide to Windsor Essex

Countless experiences are awaiting you
in the southernmost region of Canada!

Proud to be a diverse and inclusive destination, WE are pleased to welcome LGBTQ+ visitors to Windsor Essex Pelee Island! From our authentic cuisine, to our EPIC wineries, craft breweries and distilleries there is no shortage of things to do while you are here. Wherever you go and whatever you do, you will certainly have fun and feel welcomed. Windsor Essex offers you the benefits of city life while a cruise through the serene beauty of the county is just a short drive away. WE are ready to help you find your next adventure here in Windsor Essex. There is much to be proud of in our region and plenty of reasons to visit! Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island is proud to be Rainbow Registered, a nationally recognized safe space accreditation program.

If you’re looking for more to see & do why don’t you book a Tour or Experience. We have tour options for every interest – some including round trip travel from your overnight accommodations – to help you truly experience all our region has to offer.

Neighbourhoods and Districts

We’ve put together a list of three popular LGBTQ+ friendly neighbourhoods and districts in Windsor Essex.  Visit each one to see the varied list of places to explore and things to do while you are here. Click on any of the icons below to discover more about what Downtown Windsor, Kingsville and Walkerville have to offer.

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Rainbow Registered is a nationally recognized safe space accreditation program developed by Canada’s 2SLGBTQIA+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC), Tourism HR Canada and their partners, with the aid of the Federal Government. The program demonstrates our commitment in providing visitors with a welcoming and inclusive experience.

The Rainbow Registered accreditation and its easily recognizable mark helps customers, clients, partners and prospective employees to identify LGBT+ friendly businesses and organizations.

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