Festivals and Events


Windsor-Essex County has many different festivals and events throughout the year.

Many of our festivals have been chosen as part of the top 100 festivals in Ontario by Festivals and Events Ontario. There are many websites that can help you learn more about when festivals and events are happening:

Here is a look at some of the festivals and events that you may see in our region:

cultural dancers performing on stage




  • Carrousel of the Nations is an opportunity to explore the many cultures that are represented in Windsor-Essex County through food, music, art, dance and entertainment.



a rollercoaster


fall vegetables, fruits and flowers at a farmer's market stand

  • There are many Farmer’s Markets throughout Windsor-Essex County during the summer months. These are a great way to buy local produce, support our farmers and learn more about the Windsor-Essex community.
  • You don’t want to miss the annual Detroit Ford Fireworks (pictured at the top of this page). This show lights up the Detroit River and brings crowds of people to both the Canadian and American sides of the Detroit River.



an aerial shot of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra



a sign of the Windsor International Aquatic and Training Centre

  • Our many wineries often host events and tours that attract people from across Ontario and Canada.an aerial view of Sprucewood Shores Winery