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And that's a wrap ...

Open Streets Windsor 2019 took place on Sunday, September 22, 2019, and thousands came out to enjoy the festivities on a truly beautiful day. Thank you to everyone who visited and everyone who volunteered to helped to make this another huge success!

Attendee Feedback Survey

Did you discover the streets with us at Open Streets Windsor this year? If so, thank you! We'd love to hear your feedback:

As thousands have witnessed over the past three years, this free community event sees an updated eight kilometre route along Sandwich Street, Riverside Drive West (new!), University Avenue, Wyandotte Street East and Drouillard Road temporarily opened to people but closed to cars.

Open Streets 2019 route map

What is Open Streets about?

Open Streets are unique events that have been held in over 100 cities in North America and involve the temporary closure of roadways to vehicular traffic, allowing people to use them for a host of healthy and fun physical activities like walking, cycling, yoga, dancing and fitness.

The goals of Open Streets Windsor are to:

  • Encourage active transportation and physical activity;
  • Encourage community building activities;
  • Promote community-led active living initiatives;
  • Showcase recently improved streetscapes;
  • Provide an opportunity for local businesses and organizations to participate along the route.

Are motorized vehicles permitted?

  • Permitted: Mobility aids, emergency vehicles and authorized staff/service vehicles are permitted.
  • Prohibited: Recreational motorized vehicles (including e-bikes) are prohibited along the Open Streets route.

Best of Windsor Essex Award Winner

2019: Best Festival – Street Event

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For general information, call 311. For detailed inquiries, contact us at:

Open Streets Windsor
Michelle Staadegaard
Project Manager
2450 McDougall Street, Windsor, Ontario, N8X 3N6
Phone: 519-253-2300 ext. 2726
Email: openstreets@citywindsor.ca

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