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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

Shores of Erie International Wine Festival

A perfect blend of regional wines, fine cuisine and an eclectic mix of live entertainment on the magnificent waterfront ground of Fort Malden National Historic Sit of Canada.

World Alzheimer's Run for Heroes Marathon

The World Alzheimer's Day "Run for Heroes" Marathon is Canada's most southern Boston Qualifying Marathon, 18% qualified for Boston this year. 51% PB on our course!
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Best Darn Heritage Tour

Enjoy a two hour informative and entertaining walkabout and canoe trip on River Canard.

Amherstburg Farmers Market and Doll Museum

Enjoy all the great local products produced by local farmers and businesses. While at the market take time to visit the adjoining Doll Museum.

Amherstburg and the Great War Exhibit

The Park House is commemorating the 100th Anniversary of World War One with a temporary exhibit that will feature original uniforms, artifacts and local history.

Hands on Heritage

Join the Park House Museum on Sundays in July and August and participate in a new Victoria Era activity each week.

Theatre in the Barn ~ Adventures in Dating

Spend an evening in the barn enjoying the performance of "Adventures in Dating."

Shores of Erie Concert Spectacular!

Enjoy superior entertainment in the intimate venue of Fort Malden all the while enjoying the region's wineries.

Shores of Erie Wine Connoisser's Expo

On this day of the Shores of Erie Wine Festival guest sommelier speakers, wine maker walks, culinary demonstrations and wine tastings are all on the schedule.

Royal Canadian Legion Week

An annual event honouring all of our veterans at Amhestburg's Royal Canadian Legion.

Hawk Fest

See migrating hawks with Holiday Beach Migration Observatory's experts on the tower at Canada's number one hawk watching site.

World Alzheimer's Run for Heroes Health Expo

This is a health expo that coincides with the World Alzheimer's Run for Heroes Marathon.

Phantoms of the Canard Ghost Tours

Listen to the gruesome tales, mysterious happenings and scary events that have occurred all around us as we travel through cemeteries and paddle along the river.

Rotary's Pumpkinville

This spooktacular admission-FREE event is a family fun day geared towards children (young and old) and their families, full of games, crafts, face painting, rides, costume and colouring contests, pumpkin carving and scarecrow parade and much more!

All Hallows Eve and Thanksgiving Festival

How was Halloween celebrated in the Victorian Amherstburg? We would love to show you Cooking demonstrations, activities, storytelling and much more!

The Spirits of Amherstburg 3: The Tales of Texas Road

"Spirits of Amherstburg" will walk you through the Navy Yard and weave tales from the local past. Along with these stories, will be a new central theme: Tales from that notoriously haunted avenue - Texas Road!

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.

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!

Holiday Fair

Sprucewood Shores will be hosting a Holiday Fair every Sunday afternoon, featuring: Explore our local farmers' and artisans' products.

Annual Christmas House Tour

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

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.

Christmas at the Black Museum

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

Sips, Sounds and Bites

Visit Sprucewood Shores EVERY Sunday and enjoy live entertainment on the patio overlooking beautiful Lake Erie or nestled in the vineyard.

Recent News


Comments from the CAO on the Hiring Process for the Town's New CAO

The CAO responds to letters to the editor in the Rivertown Times regarding the hiring of the Town's new CAO. read more

Proposed Nuisance Smoke By-Law

Proposed Nuisance Smoke By-Law 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

Notice of Pesticide Use

Between June 1, 2014 and October 31, 2014 a mosquito larviciding program will be conducted to reduce mosquito populations. Click Read More below for more info. read more

Upcoming telephone survey to help determine Amherstburg’s municipal election awareness and preferred voting method

Upcoming telephone survey to help determine Amherstburg’s municipal election awareness and preferred voting method read more

Vote 2014

Voter Lookup

Link to Viewpoints video

Surplus Vehicle Auction Sale

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