Visiting Windsor

Overhead view of downtown

The City of Windsor, one of Ontario's best kept secrets, and the proud International Gateway between Canada and the United States of America is an incredible community that offers world-class entertainment, fascinating historical and cultural landmarks, and unparalleled waterfront parks and gardens. Here, visitors will find a city committed to being a creative and vibrant destination that encourages artistic expression and celebrates our cultural identity and diversity. Whether you are interested in intellectual and artistic experiences, or the very best recreational and heritage exploration opportunities, Windsor has it all.

Visit our waterfront to journey through the Windsor Sculpture Park - an outdoor collection of larger-than-life sculptures. Seek out murals spread throughout our community depicting stories of our past. See the world-class collection housed in the Art Gallery of Windsor, and the historically significant collection in the Chimczuk Museum. Take in a theatre performance at locations across the city, or spend some time at a riverfront festival. Experience a sporting event or entertainment production at the WFCU Centre. Take the time to enjoy countless culinary options that truly reflect our ethnic diversity. Our partners at Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island point out that history is everywhere here. Explore our historic Willistead Manor and Mackenzie Hall, or examine our proud heritage as the birthplace of the auto industry in Canada.

We offer the very best in recreational and outdoor activities. Dive into our new, state-of-the-art family aquatic complex - home of the Adventure Bay Family Water Park and the Windsor International Aquatic & Training Centre (both presented by WFCU Credit Union). Windsor is home to 215 parks encompassing 2,800 acres of green space. Stop to explore the Ojibway Nature Centre, and the spectacular views along our waterfront. Your options are endless.

Annaul Mayor's Walk along the riverfront

Welcome to the City of Windsor. Enjoy your stay ...

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