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Town offices are closed on Monday, August 3, 2015 for the Civic Holiday.

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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!

Sips, Sounds and Bites

Visit EVERY Sunday to enjoy live entertainment on the patio. Enjoy tapas prepared by a different chef every week from 1pm-4pm. Sip on a glass of wine or our signature sangria's with a picnic basket, and soak in the music and view.
Amherstburg's Beautiful Park House Museum

The Park House Museum's Science in the Summer Kitchen

Check out our new summer program, Science in the Summer Kitchen. Come for one experiment or come for all. We want you to enjoy your summer... Family and Individual summer passes are now available, which include unlimited admission to the museum, July 1 to August 31.

Rations and War-Cake, A World War Two 70th Anniversary Exhibit

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.
Amherstburg's Beautiful Park House Museum

Hands on Heritage

Activities for children to experience history and have fun while they do it! Every week at the Park House Museum from July 6th through August 24th.


The Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists is an active group of like minded artists who regularly meet year round to paint in the largest studio in the world, the great outdoors.

Windsor River Cruises Lower Detroit River Cruise

Cruise these historic waters and add a special touch for both residents and visitors. Sail through the "hole in the wall" and see the other side of Boblo Island and its' palatial homes. Learn about Amherstburg's deep connection to the War Of 1812, and the region's vital role in the defense of the American Invasion.
The Mudpuppy Gallery

The Mudpuppy Crew 2015 featuring Monica Bunde

The Mudpuppy Gallery is proud to highlight many of its members and a selection of photography by Monica Bunde from July 29th to August 30th.

Military Heritage Days

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.


Two prize winning local representational artists share their visions. Plein air artist Bobbi Wagner utilizes vibrant Impressionistic colours, oil paint and pallet knife to create beautiful landscape paintings.

Woofa-Roo Pet Fest

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.
Windsor Symphony Summer Concert at King's Navy Yard gazebo in Amherstburg

Windsor Symphony Orchestra Summer Concert

Come listen to our wonderful Windsor Symphony Orchestra at the beautiful King's Navy Yard gazebo.

D’Angelo 28th Annual Open House

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.

Wet & Wildlife Hawk Run

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.

Art by the River

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!


The Gallery is pleased to host this special project of the Ontario Network of Needleworkers.
Run for Heroes Marathon

World Alzheimer's Run for Heroes Half Marathon and Health Expo

The World Alzheimer's Day "Run for Heroes" Half Marathon is a boutique race because we are small, intimate, with gorgeous scenery, very fast and super flat. Historic Amherstburg offers a real runners experience without the crazy big Marathon shuffle.
Performances about the stories that have shaped Amherstburg

Doors Open and Culture Days

Embracing the town's history along the waterfront and showcasing the the stories that shaped Amherstburg.

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.

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.


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

Emancipation Dinner & Dance

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.

Recent News


Road Closures on Weekend of July 24-26, 2015

Some streets in Town will be closed for the Mardi Gras and Amherstburg's Gone Car Crazy events in Amherstburg from 3:00pm on Friday, July 24 to 6:00pm on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Click here to see affected areas. 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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