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Sandwich Street Repaving Project


                 The paving of Sandwich Street has commenced and will continue through to completion, weather permitting.  Please call Public Works at 519-736-3664 if you require further information.

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

Boogie Fever

Boogie Fever dance all night dancing, table trivia, auctions and prizes. All proceeds go to the River Lights Winter Festival.

SUPER Santa 5k Run or Walk

This is a family holiday favourite, where first time run participants receive a full Santa Suit to run or walk in. Over 500 santas participate and the spirit of the holidays fills the air with excitement!

Gingerbread House Contest

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

Annual Holiday House Tour

Eclectic homes and spaces are transformed by area decorators and businesses.

Gingerbread Warming House

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

Sanson Estate Winery Annual Holiday Open House

Sanson Estate Winery Annual Holiday Open House. Featuring wine tasting, cooking demonstrations and food sampling!

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 int he olde towne square kicks off the festivities.

Santa Claus Parade

Jolly tradition with fabulous floats, marching bands and spectacle of fun downtown. Visit Santa afterwards at the gingerbread warming house at toddy jones park.

Taste of the Season

Taste a selection of homemade soups, each heart-fully hand crafted by our staff and their families for you to enjoy while listening to live music and partaking in FREE wine tastings.

Victorian Christmas

The Park House Museum will celebrate in true Victorian fashion with activities, food, games, music and more.

Holiday Village

Bring the entire family for Live Petting Zoo, Holiday Bake Shop, live performances and Meet Santa and his reindeer and much more!All at Toddy Jones Park and Warming house

Christmas at the Black Museum

This holiday tradition features a musical performance and storytelling presentation in the Nazrey Church, a National Historic Site.

Recent News


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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