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Top 10 Reasons To Check Out The Windsor Essex Staycation Expo

Tuesday April 23rd, 2024, 5:15pm

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Top 10 Reasons to Check Out The Windsor Essex Staycation Expo

Original blog by Tourism Windsor Essex

The summer season is right around the corner and now is the time to start planning your fantastic Windsor Essex Staycation. Start your planning off strong with plans to be at Devonshire Mall Friday April 26th and Saturday April 27th to learn and experience great things to do in your own backyard this summer (and beyond!).

The Staycation Expo will run 10am through 8pm on Friday April 26th and Saturday April 27th from 10am through 6pm.

Our Top 10 Reasons To Check Out The Windsor Essex Staycation Expo:

  1. YOU COULD WIN $500!

Does it get any better than cold hard cash? When you arrive, be sure to pick up your Explore & Win Passport. Visit the stops along the way and get a stamp at each zone as you explore. When your passport it filled, drop it into the Tourism Windsor Essex ballot drum as you leave and you’ll be entered to win a $500 Devonshire Mall gift card!

  1. PICK UP THE JUST RELEASED 2024/2025 TOURISM WINDSOR ESSEX OFFICIAL VISITOR GUIDE

The Staycation Expo will be your first chance to get your hands on the latest edition of our popular guide. You’ll find trip ideas, top restaurants and attractions and great places to shop and stay, plus some exciting upcoming events!

  1. TASTING LOUNGE

Visit our Tasting Lounge for EPIC Wineries and Barrels Bottles & Brews Trail tastings each day starting at 12pm to sample and shop local wines, beer and spirits. Participating partners include:

EPIC WINERIES

BREWERIES & DISTILLERIES

  1. SHOP OUR W.E. MADE IT POP-UP MARKET

Shop our W.E. Made It Pop-Up Market in partnership with Urban Art Market to purchase locally made goods from local artisans:

  1. W.E. HEART LOCAL

Celebrate the taste of the season and sign up for the newly launched 2024 W.E. Heart Local digital pass with partners:

  1. TAKE FLIGHT WITH THE CANADIAN AVIATION MUSEUM

Grab a seat and imagine your flying skills with the Canadian Aviation Museum in a real cockpit that will be on display.

  1. PRACTICE YOUR PUTTING

Take a swing with Ure’s Country Kitchen & Mini Golf as well as Golf Indigo who will have have displays set up for you to try luck for a hole-in-one!

  1. TAKE IT TO THE WATER

We’re fortunate to be surrounded by water in Windsor Essex, add some boating to your summer plans with RAW Watersports. You can check out their newest boat and jet ski, perfect for that summer staycation!

  1. EXPERIENCE ISLAND VIBES

Check out everything Pelee Island has to offer this summer season and plan your next Island getaway with Kiki’s Westview Motel and The Cornwall House.

  1. GET SPOOKY

It might be April but October isn’t that far away and Scarehouse Windsor will be onsite bringing the frights!

 

Click here for more information and a full list of exhibitors at the 2024 Staycation Expo and for staycation inspiration head to our Blogs to see the unique ways visitors have experienced YQG!

Sponsored story by Tourism Windsor Essex. For more details on Tourism Windsor Essex click their website, or visit them on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.

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