Get Ready to Get Festive!

We’ve put together a list of both in-person and virtual events that can add to your holiday-themed fun!


Light Festivals 

Click here to download a printable version of our 2022 Holiday Events Guide – and keep it close for festive fun all season long.


Find the magic of Christmas by exploring Essex, Amherestburg and Essex and WIN the more you explore!


Find something for everyone on your list this year with our Holiday Gift Guide!


Explore our shopping districts, boutique stores, malls and more with our #ShopYQG District Guide!

Christmas Dinner Guide

A guide to find the perfect Holiday dining options to celebrate the holidays with your whole family – without the mess!

New Year’s Eve Guide

It’s time to say good-bye to 2022 and HELLO to 2023! Celebrate with a bang or let the new year whisper in. The choice is yours and the choices are plenty in Windsor Essex!

W.E. Made It Markets

The W.E. Made It: Holiday Market takes place every Friday and Saturday during Bright Lights Windsor!


Go for a drive throughout #YQG to see the gorgeous light displays across the region. ⭐ While on route, don't forget to stop in at a local coffee shop to pick up a warm drink as you explore #WindsorEssex #DiscoverOn #DiscoverCanada #DiscoverYQG #OntSouthwest #Christmas #YQGholidays ...

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If you haven't seen Willistead Manor during Christmastime, you're really missing out... 🏠🎄 Head to our website (link in bio) to see when the holiday tours at the manor are happening this holiday season. #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverOn #DiscoverCanada #DiscoverYQG #OntSouthwest #YQGholidays ...

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Explore everything that #YQG has to offer. 📍 There is no more destive spots than Windsor Essex during the holidays #WindsorEssex #DiscoverOn #DiscoverCanada #DiscoverYQG #OntSouthwest #YQGholidays ...

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