A selection of art inspired by wood! Woodworkers Exhibit plus "Between the Branches" a tribute to trees.
Take part in the tradition of warming up to the fire with mug of warm mulled wine and live music paired with amazing food.
Life in the Fort during the dead of the winter! filled with winter activities and warm up in the cookhouse.
General Amherst and Villinova students are w frelcomed to explore all the exibits and put entries in as well
Experience art by local artists
Many enjoyable activities for children to experience a whole new life style for the week!
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 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.
Visit the Mudpuppy Gallery to see many creative pieces made with water colour.
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.
Experience life as a soldier in 1812! Adventures, activities and food!
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!
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!
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.
Fort Malden opens for our 76th year! There will be many activities for the entire family!
SALE SALE SALE!! From one garden to the other!
From one lush garden to another! This sale is an annual favourite. Perennials are sold to support the Community’s Horticulture Society!
Enjoy wines of all kinds from different participating local wineries. At each location you will have the chance to try a food pairing matched with a premium wine.
An evening of original poetry, music and story telling. Hosted at the Downtown Espresso Café, Dalhousie St.
Beef in the Burg Fundraiser! Famous roast beef sandwich meal, live entertainment, face painting, games, balloon animals and raffle prizes to be won! All proceeds go toward supporting Rotary projects in your community.
The 6th annual Ribs and Ragtime garden party welcomes all to experience an evening of jazz music and delicious ribs and chicken.
The Blockhouse is an important part of Amherstburg's history and its reconstruction has just been completed. Join us for the dedication.
The Amherstburg Fire Fighters J. Wimpy Tiefenbach Volleyball tournament is back for its 26th year of fun and competitive volleyball. In this “Seek your own level” tournament, teams can join one of four competitive divisions and play to win.
A tour like NEVER before…music, art and nature. A self-guided tour of eight homeowners’ gardens. NEW this year is the addition of an appointed neighbourhood to stroll along with winery experiences.
Enjoy free activities throughout the day and end it with a spectacular fireworks finale along the Detroit River! This traditional event is the best in the region and not to be missed!
Celebrate our Nation's birthday at the National Historic Site of Fort Malden. Enjoy the activities of the day!
See a variety of uniforms and learn about specific battles, the home front, food rationing and much more. This interactive exhibit is the real McCoy and sure to impress.
Participate in a Canadian 5k run! All finishers get an amazing Canada D’Eh Run Maple Leaf collectors Medal.
Looking for a great way to make it through the lazy days of summer? Exciting, fun filled weekend where there is something for everyone. Food, entertainment, rides, children’s act ivies, a licensed area and best of all …mouth watering racks of ribs!
Join us on Sundays to see a demonstration and learn a new skill. There is a wide range of activities... baking, candle making, crafts, butter churning, sausage making and much more.
Come join the celebration of Italian heritage and community. Fun for all ages. Entertainment daily.
Car show on the downtown streets of Amherstburg. All makes and models are welcome. Dash plaques for the first 500 entries. Free to spectators!!!
Join us as we celebrate freedom and the anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy a night of great music, food and company.
Come to Fort Malden National Historic Site to see 2000 years of military history, learn to march like a British Soldier, or dress up as a boat and participate in a water fight to recreate the Battle of Lake Erie. Discover even more through interactive opportunities, such as tactical and musical demonstrations, and various military encampments will be sure to inspire long lasting, unique memories for all.
Woofa~Roo Pet Fest, Presented By The Windsor Star, Is A FUNTASTIC Festival For Pets And Their People! Don't miss our specialty vendors, silent auctions, pony rides, exotic parrots, or our informative pet-ucation center.
Join us in celebrating our 28th Annual Open House. Food and wine by the glass will be available for purchase. Free tours/tastings. Live music. Everyone welcome.
Get Wet. Be Wild. Misting station, water gun snipers and fun with foam along this 5K walk or run at the beautiful Holiday Beach Conservation Area, followed by a beach party.
Love art? Join over 150 topnotch artists and artisans in Amherstburg, August 29 and 30. All art is juried and personally handmade by the artists. Enjoy the art, music and history at Art by the River!
Fort Malden national Historic Site of Canada, 100 Laird Avenue This is a must hear concert of the year! Enjoy superior entertainment!
A toast to the Tastes!! A perfect blend of regional wines, fine cuisine and an eclectic mix of live entertainment on the magnificent waterfront grounds of Fort Malden National Historic Site of Canada. Our 10th anniversary will host spectacular programming!
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.
Artists aged 8 to 18 compose a small poem or haiku and also create a piece of art to accompany their poems.
1/19/2015Council will consider an exemption to Noise By-law 2001-43 on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. read more
1/14/2015Click here to view the 2015 Municipal Council Meeting Calendar . *Note - this calendar was revised on January 14, 2015. read more
1/13/2015Renew or acquire your 2015 Dog Licenses now. Please click for more information. read more
1/7/2015The Town is seeking applications from residents who would like to be considered for appointment as a Committee or Board member. read more
12/17/2014Orientation of the new Council included presentations from each organizational sector. read more
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11/21/2014The Director of Financial Services provides an update on initiatives based on the Financial Services Review recently prepared by Deloitte LLP. read more
11/10/2014Please click here for an invitation to the inauguration ceremony for the new Council. read more
10/28/2014Essex Powerlines is hosting a Public Information Session on Tuesday, November 26, 2014 to provide information regarding electricity distribution and electricity rate applications. read more
10/21/2014The 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
8/12/2014Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing - Report by Deloitte LLP on Town of Amherstburg Financial Management and Practices read more