Saturday May 20th, 2017
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Annual Mayor’s Walk:

9:30AM – gather at Assumption Park and get ready for the annual Mayor’s Walk and warm up with Keith McShan

10AM – Mayor’s Walk along the waterfront, from Ambassador Park to Dieppe Gardens.
Join Mayor Drew Dilkens, special guests (including the Memorial Cup!) for this annual tradition. Walk from Ambassador Park to Dieppe Gardens. Interesting facts from Windsor’s 125 year history will highlight the path, along with cultural dancers and an assortment of flags from various countries. The Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County will have volunteers and cadets walking as part of the Mayor’s Walk, carrying Country Flags to represent Windsor’s multiculturalism.

The Great Canadian Flag Raising Ceremony:

10:45AM – The Mayor’s Walk will pause at the foot of Ouellette Avenue and Riverside Drive.

Join the Great Canadian Flag Project Team, Mayor Drew Dilkens, Canadian Government representatives, Windsor’s Poet Laureate Marty Gervais, and special guests for the official flag-raising ceremony for the gigantic new Great Canadian Flag that will now fly on Windsor’s waterfront. This project was made possible through funding from the Government of Canada, the Canada 150 Fund, the fundraising campaign of the Great Canadian Flag Project team, and the City of Windsor.

Windsor’s 125th Birthday Celebration – Community Festival:

All-day Festival of arts, culture, heritage and recreation at the Vision Corridor (corner of Riverside Drive and Bruce Avenue, next to the Chimczuk Museum and Art Gallery of Windsor, and in front of the Windsor International Aquatic and Training Centre and Adventure Bay Family Water Park presented by WFCU Credit Union


Downtown Windsor
Windsor, Ontario

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