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Windsor Essex Ontario Summer Festival Guide 2014

Jun 5th - Jun 8th

The LaSalle Strawberry Festival has grown into one of the longest-running, free festivals in the area with over 30,000 visitors each year!

Jun 6th - Jun 8th

Now in its 36th year Art in the Park is one of Ontario’s largest outdoor arts and crafts show. The festival also features food, large Kids zone area and spirit tent. All proceeds from the event support Rotary charities and Willistead Manor.

Jun 13th - Jun 15th

Experience the highlights in cuisine, music, art, and dance of dozens of different cultures all at one location. Enjoy a mixture of top quality entertainment featuring both local and world-renown artists!

Jun 13th - Jun 15th

The Leamington District Agricultural Society Leamington Fair is in its 166th year!

Jun 19th - Jul 1st

Summer Fest takes place along the scenic Windsor riverfront. This festival is a perennial favourite for the entire family, offering something for all ages, and stages including a carnival, music and fireworks.

Jun 20th

Now in its third year, the Summer Symposium is a celebration of local musical talent.

Jun 20th - Jun 22nd

Carrousel of the Nations dominates the last three weekends in June, and is the area’s only regional multicultural festival. Carrousel offers festival-goers fine food, music, warm hospitality and a myriad of cultural experiences.

Jun 20th - Jun 21st

The Art of Eating Food & Wine Festival is a celebration of food, wine, beer and entertainment in a beautiful waterfront setting nestled on Lake St Clair in Tecumseh.

Jun 20th - Jun 22nd

Windsor King Fest takes place June 20th to 22nd at the Capitol Theatre in downtown Windsor

Jun 23rd

The unofficial kick off to Summer, the 55th International fireworks light up the sky over Windsor and Detroit.

Jun 27th - Jun 29th

Carrousel of the Nations dominates the last three weekends in June, and is the area’s only regional multicultural festival. Carrousel offers festival-goers fine food, music, warm hospitality and a myriad of cultural experiences.

Jun 28th - Jun 29th

Over 70 artists displaying unique and creative pieces spread out across the park grounds.

Jun 19th - Jul 1st

Summer Fest takes place along the scenic Windsor riverfront. This festival is a perennial favourite for the entire family, offering something for all ages, and stages including a carnival, music and fireworks.

Jul 1st

It's the annual Windsor Canada Day parade and community cake celebration.

Jul 1st

A one day event, jam packed with so much to do.

Jul 1st - Jul 1st

Celebrate Canada Day in Leamington!

Jul 1st - Jul 1st

Meeting the people in your neighbourhood! Attending is the Park House, North American Black Historical Museum, Mudpuppy, Amherstburg Fort Malden Horticulture Society, GDG Environment, Good Shephard Day Care, Canadian Blood Services, Amherstburg Admirals.

Jul 4th - Jul 6th

The 5th annual Rib Fest has something for everyone - food, entertainment, midway rides, children's activities, a licensed area, and best of all - great ribs!

Jul 4th - Jul 6th

The event will highlight Windsor & Essex County restaurants, as you sample portion sized servings, to ensure visitors can get a taste of several of the culinary creations.

Jul 4th - Jul 5th

Take a stroll through the shops, small businesses and restaurants along Wyandotte, Devonshire, Chilver, Windermere, Lincoln, Gladstone and others. You’ll meet local artists and musicians.

Jul 11th - Jul 13th

Visitors can enjoy all the fun and magic of the Essex Funfest, with carnival rides, youth talent contest, parade, food, art & craft booths, sports tournaments, live entertainment, bavarian gardens and fireworks.

Jul 11th - Jul 13th

Bluesfest Windsor is celebrating it's 20th Anniversary this year!

Jul 11th - Jul 13th

Celebrating 12 years raising funds for the cure

Jul 17th - Jul 20th

Fun in the sun all weekend long!

Jul 26th - Jul 27th

Explore the scenic and historic County Road 50, on the north shore of Lake Erie

Aug 2nd - Aug 3rd

Come to Fort Malden National Historic Site to see Canadian Soldiers from the First World War plus 2000 years of military history as we take you from Romans to Redcoats and beyond.

Aug 2nd - Aug 3rd

The Island Unplugged is a family friendly music and arts festival-taking place in the heart of rural Pelee Island.

Aug 8th - Aug 10th

The Windsor Pride Festival uses theatre, music, art and entertainment to raise awareness of discrimination and the issues and difficulties affecting the lives of LGBTIQ people around the world.

Aug 8th - Aug 10th

The 155th Annual Comber Fair is going to continue a tradition of excellence with great entertainment and events.

Aug 8th - Aug 10th

The first annual Kingsville Folk Music Festival will be held at the picturesque setting of Lakeside Park.

Aug 9th - Aug 10th

A festival for pets and their people!

Aug 14th - Aug 17th

This fourth annual event will feature over 40 food booths and great bands.

Aug 15th - Aug 17th

In its 31st year this Historic Signature event will fill your day with great live entertainment and exciting vendors

Aug 16th - Aug 17th

Featuring a kaleidoscope of colour and endless excitement, the annual Balloonapalooza Festival is the family event of the summer!

Aug 21st - Aug 24th

The annual Corn Festival is an end of summer tradition.

Aug 23rd - Aug 24th

Art by the River is the major fundraiser for the Gibson Gallery. First held in 1967, it has grown into an end of summer tradition in Amherstburg and the largest Arts and Crafts Show in Essex County.

Aug 28th - Sep 1st

The Harrow Fair has been a tradition for 160 years always falling on the Labour Day weekend. It is a true county fair.

Aug 28th - Sep 1st

The Harrow Fair has been a tradition for 160 years always falling on the Labour Day weekend. It is a true county fair.

Sep 4th - Sep 7th

This festival has 18 southwestern Ontario winery booths and over 30 restaurants.

Sep 27th - Sep 28th

This is a great community event for the entire family, filled with fun, food, crafts, entertainment and a classic car show on Sunday.