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Town of Amherstburg Holiday Hours

      Municipal Offices are closed for the Holiday Season from Wednesday, December 24, 2014 to January 2, 2015 inclusive.  Municipal Offices will reopen on Monday, January 5, 2015. 

For Libro Centre Hours, please click here.

Cannon in a park
The Gibson art gallery
kayak at crystal bay
north american black historic museum
sunset over water
wetlands and wild lillies
King's Navy Yard Park
Bountiful Vineyards
Fort Malden Soldiers Ready to Shoot
Man Canoing on River Canard
Amherstburg Gateway Waterfall
Gibson Art Gallery Caboose

Current Events

Written Imagery-A showcase of Aspiring Artisits

Artists aged 8 to 18 compose a small poem or haiku and also create a piece of art to accompany their poems

PA Day Camp

Learn to live like the soldiers...dress up, drills, cooking, scavenger hunts around Amherstburg and much more fun in a safe environment!

Beat Night

Evening of creative poetry, music and storytelling.

Against the grain

A selection of art inspiring by wood! Exhibit plus "between the branches" a tribute to trees.

Festival of Ice

Take part in the tradition of warming up to the fire with mug of warm mulled wine and live music paired with amazing food.

Family Day Fun

Life in the Fort during the dead of the winter! filled with winter activities and warm up in the cookhouse.

Artists of the future

General Amherst and Villinova students are w frelcomed to explore all the exibits and put entries in as well

This and That show

Experience art by local artists

March into March Break

Many enjoyable activities for children to experience a whole new life style for the week!

March Break Mania

Enjoy our second floor children’s hands-on activity room. Take the time to enjoy each activity and read the fun facts about its history… puzzles, board games, card games, build a mini log cabin, crafts, read in the book nook, or try our scavenger hunt and more.

Belle Vue And the Reynolds Sisters

Belle Vue is one of two Palladian buildings declared nationally significant in Canada and is recognized as an important historic site federally, provincially, and municipally. Discover the history of this once grand mansion and the two artists that lived there.

Watercolour world

Visit the mud puppy gallery to see many creative pieces made with water colour

Annual Easter Egg Hunt 2015

Bring your kids to see the Easter bunny for the day and try to hunt for chocolate eggs! Also enter into a kids colouring contest filled with great prizes chosen by the Easter bunny himself.

April, PA Day Camp

Experience life as a soldier in 1812! Adventures, activities and food!

Best Darn Heritage Tour

Enjoy a two hour informative and entertaining walkabout and canoe trip on River Canard. Feel the history and glory of River Canard come alive with First Nation burial sites, local French family history, St. Joseph Church, a bow string arch bridge, the commemorative War of 1812 Hancock and so much more!

Amherstburg Farmers Market 2015

Enjoy all the great local products produced by local farmers and businesses. This well established Market is entering its 6th season so come out and delight in the fresh produce, fish, flowers, baked goods, jams, and many other specialty products.

Amherstburg Doll Museum 2015

While at the market on Saturday, take time to visit the adjoining Doll Museum outfitted with 100’s of dolls from around the world. A great family outing!

Horticulture Society Plant SALE

SALE SALE SALE!! From one garden to the other!

Fort Malden Opening Day

Fort Malden opens for our 76th year! There will be many activities for the entire family!

Horticulture Society Plant SALE 2015

From one lush garden to another! This sale is an annual favourite. Perennials are sold to support the Community’s Horticulture Society!

Gingerbread House Contest

Join in the Gingerbread house contest, there are many amazing prizes! create a master piece ginger bread house!

Gingerbread Warming House Hours of Operation

- display of entries from the Gingerbread House Contest - Hot chocolate - Holiday crafts for kids

IGNITE THE NIGHT ~ River Lights Winter Festival Kick Off Celebration!

Step into a Christmas card from the past. With over 200 displays, the lighting of the municipal tree in the olde town square kicks off the festivities.

Recent News


Notice - Council Meeting Date Change!

The January 12, 2015 Regular Council Meeting has been rescheduled to January 14, 2015 at 7:00pm in Council Chambers read more

Town Council - Orientation

Amherstburg’s Town Council undertakes orientation read more

Winter Resident Reminder - Sidewallk Snow Removal

Please click for more information. read more

Do You Have Your 2015 Dog Tag Yet?

Renew or acquire your 2015 Dog Licenses now. Please click for more information. read more

Update on the Financial Services Review

The Director of Financial Services provides an update on initiatives based on the Financial Services Review recently prepared by Deloitte LLP. read more

New Council Inauguration Ceremony

Please click here for an invitation to the inauguration ceremony for the new Council. read more

Essex Powerlines Public Info Session

Essex Powerlines is hosting a Public Information Session on Tuesday, November 26, 2014 to provide information regarding electricity distribution and electricity rate applications. read more

Postponement of Council Meetings

The October 6 and November 3, 2014 Council meetings have been postponed due to limited municipal business on the agendas. These meetings have been rescheduled to Monday, November 17, 2014. read more

Town of Amherstburg - Financial Management and Practices Review

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing - Report by Deloitte LLP on Town of Amherstburg Financial Management and Practices read more

The Building & Planning Departments have Moved!

The Building & Planning Departments have moved to a new location at the Libro Centre at 3295 Meloche Road! read more

Vote 2014

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