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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.

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's Doll Museum in the

Amherstburg Doll Museum 2015

While at the Amherstburg Farmers' 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!
Beat Night at Downtown Espresso Cafe

Beat Night

An evening of original poetry, music and storytelling.

CELEBRATION : Annual Members Exhibit

The fifth annual exhibit showcasing the art of the members of the Fort Malden Guild of Arts and Crafts.


Evolving from decorative artist, Mary shares her journey into expressive oils, acrylics and watercolours focusing on her love of the outdoors.
Swing Dance and Dinner Poster

Swing Dance and Dinner

Get ready to Swing, Foxtrot and Waltz the night away! Swing Dance and Dinner at the Verdi Club. This is a fun filled evening that includes a dance lesson!
The Mudpuppy Gallery

A Stitch in Time

Warming up with our fabric artists at the Mudpuppy Gallery!

Boogie Fever

Celebrating the 70's and the 80's. Dance all night!
SUPER Santa Run through Downtown Amherstburg

SUPER Santa 5k Run or Walk

Join in the Jolly Fun! Run early & stay for Ignite the Night, River Lights, Opening Event!

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.
The Mudpuppy Gallery

Holiday Hodge Podge

Everything under $100! A Seasons Greetings Art SUPER SALE!


Come Christmas shopping at Holiday Art at the Gallery in a boutique setting within our lovely traditional Gallery space.
Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery

Taste the Season

Come in and enjoy our complimentary array of soups lovingly made by the staff at Sprucewood Shores and toast to the tastes of winter!
Santa Float in Amherstburg Santa Claus Parade

2015 Santa Claus Parade

Jolly tradition with fabulous floats, marching bands, and a spectacle of fun in downtown Amherstburg!
Annual Holiday House Tours

Annual Holiday House Tour presented by River Lights Winter Festival

Eclectic homes and spaces are transformed by area decorators and businesses. Different Amherstburg homes are featured each year with all the glitz and glamour of the season!
The Park House Museum

Victorian Christmas at the Park House Museum

Learn about Christmas traditions as you tour this beautifully decorated historic home.
River Lights Winter Festival

River Lights Winter Festival Heritage Holiday Village

Back by popular demand! What a great way to embrace winter with this family-focused festival featuring a live petting zoo, wagon rides through the town, and so much more!
The Amherstburg Freedom Museum

Christmas at the Amherstburg Freedom Museum

This annual event features a musical performance in the Nazrey AME Church, National Historic Site and a desert buffet to follow.
The Park House Museum

Wartime Christmas at the Park House Museum

This new program was planned as a successor to the Rations and War-Cake Exhibit. How did Canadians celebrate Christmas between 1939 and 1945?
Fort Malden National Historic Site of Canada

A Garrison Christmas at Fort Malden

Come and check out how soldiers two hundred years ago celebrated Christmas.
St. John the Baptist Church

Windsor Symphony Orchestra's Christmas Concert

This performance is an annual favourite sure to lift your spirits for the holidays!

Old Amherstburg Walking Tour

Old Amherstburg Walking Tour showcases exciting stories of the fur trade, war and occupation, Churches and taverns, the underground railroad and more...

Recent News


Public Information Meeting - Coyotes in Urban Areas

Amherstburg residents are invited to join our friends at the Town of LaSalle for an educational and informational session about coyotes in Urban Areas. read more

Regular Council Meeting on Tues. Oct. 13 has been Rescheduled

The Regular Council Meeting that was originally scheduled for Tuesday, October 13, 2015 has be moved to Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Meeting starts at 6:00pm. read more

Boil Water Advisory CANCELLED on Boblo Island

A boil water advisory has ended on Boblo Island. read more

Texas Road Construction Zone - Speed Advisory

The Town advises of a posted speed reduction in the Texas Road Construction Zone. read more

Final Tax Notices

Your Final Tax Notice will include two levies that were recently passed by Council. read more

Notice of Pesticide Use - Roadside and Sidewalk Weed Spraying Programs

Click here to see notices regarding the Roadside and Sidewalk Weed Spraying Programs read more

Texas Road Reconstruction

Click here to see the construction limits for the Texas Road Reconstruction Project. read more

Public Information Session - Lottery Licensing

The Town is holding a session for fundraising organizations to assist them in understanding the lottery licensing process. read more

PUBLIC NOTICE! Illegal Dumping on Private or Town Property

The Town of Amherstburg By-law Division has recently been made aware of illegal dumping on Concession Roads. read more

Notice of Pesticide Use

Mosquito Larviciding Program - West Nile Virus Program read more

The 2015 Budget is Passed!

Click here for the final budget documents. read more

Notice - Maintenance of Property

Do your part to beautify the Town! read more

Advisory Regarding Coyotes

Coyotes have recently been sighted in the Town of Amherstburg, and an attack on a small dog has been reported. For more information on what to do if you see a coyote, click here. read more

Dates for Budget Deliberations

Dates have been scheduled for budget deliberations. Please click here for more details. read more

Revision to 2015 Council Meeting Calendar

The 2015 Council Meeting Calendar has been revised to allow for Special Meetings of Council. read more

Town Wins "Municipality of the Year" Award from Festivals & Events Ontario

The Town wins this award for municipalities under 50,000 in population and shares it with the Town of Collingwood. read more

The Media Comments on the Town's Financial Situation and Proposed Budget

Teresinha Medeiros from CKLW AM800 comments on Amherstburg's financial situation & the proposed budget. read more

2015 Mosquito Control Program

Council has approved a mosquito nuisance control program for the Fraserville area of Town. read more

Media Comments Regarding Amherstburg's Financial Situation and Proposed Budget

Teresinha Medeiros from CKLW AM800 comments on Amherstburg's financial situation & the proposed budget. read more

Still Looking for Applicants for the Property Standards Committee

The deadline for accepting applications to the Property Standards Committee has been extended. read more

The Proposed 2015 Budget

Administration has presented the Proposed 2015 Budget. View the budget and provide comments here. read more

Budget Meetings for Public Input

Meetings will be scheduled to obtain public input regarding the proposed 2015 budget. Click here to read more. read more

Time Change to Council Meetings!

Change of Start Time for Regular Meetings of Council read more

Council Orientation - Finance

Town Council receives orientation from the Finance Department. read more

Snow Removal Reminder

Snow and ice must be removed from sidewalks on highways adjacent to occupied or unoccupied premises. Click here for more information. read more

Notice: Noise By-law Exemption Request

Council will consider an exemption to Noise By-law 2001-43 on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. read more

2015 Dog Tags

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

Winter Resident Reminder - Sidewallk Snow Removal

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
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