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Thursday June 2nd, 2016

Posted at 3:00pm

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You know that summer has officially kicked off in Windsor-Essex when Art in the Park takes over historic Willistead Park in Old Walkerville.

This year it features over 270 artists and artisans, including 50 brand new vendors along with musical entertainment throughout the park.

The spirit tent is back featuring specialty cocktails and imported wines from Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd, local wines from Sprucewood Shores, cold beer from Walkerville Brewery, and delectable dishes from Thai Palace; Stir Crazy Grille; Eastern Flavours; Crepe deLicious; Thyme to Go.

Once again there will be a kids’ zone featuring inflatables,face painting, story times, Lego play, an art contest and much more, plus plenty of events vents in the Manor including displays, performances and activities by local arts organizations and collectives.

Free “Park and Ride” shuttles are back from both the Hiram Walker parking lot at Montreuil and Riverside Drive and the WRH parking lot at 1591 Kildare. In addition there will be a free bike valet.

More information, daily hours and admission costs can be found on our Summer Festival Guide.

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