2018 Windsor-Essex Canada Day Celebrations

Carousel of the Nations: Weekend #1 Recap
June 19, 2018
Windsor Welcomes Fiesta Latina
June 21, 2018

2018 Windsor-Essex Canada Day Celebrations

There’s no shortage of Canada Day events in Windsor-Essex so you’re bound to find something fun and festive happening near you. Whether you’re looking for parades, fireworks, good eats, or upbeat tunes, there are plenty of patriotic options.


Windsor’s classic parade and celebrations have moved back to Downtown Windsor this year and will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The parade will kick off at exactly 11 a.m.. Get into the patriotic spirit and follow bands, entertainers, and floats from the corner of Ouellette and Giles to Pitt St. Please keep in mind that this is a different route than previous years.

Following the parade, guests can walk down to the Riverfront Festival Plaza for a slice of the 5,000-piece cake. Other great family-friendly activities will be held in the plaza from 12:45 p.m. to 4 p.m.


Stop by Fort Malden in A-burg to experience Canada Day the historical way. Explore the fort and other classic buildings or check out the Treats N Eats festival at Toddy Jones Park. The day will wrap up with fireworks along the Detroit River.


Things are gonna get lively at Tecumseh’s Lakewood Park this Canada Day. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. bring the family to enjoy live DJ music, mini golf, Mad Science, face painting, Jangles the Clown, drum circles, and more!


Canada Day will be jam-packed with great activities in Lakeshore. From 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. visitors can enjoy a parade (4 p.m. from Woodlsee United Church to Millen Park), Eucher at the Libro Centre, bubble soccer, an ice cream and strawberry café, “Build a Veggie Gnome” project, LAA Elite Theatrical performance, Border City Barkers dog agility course, fireworks, and so much more!

Point Pelee

What happens when Canada’s birthday coincides with Point Pelee’s centennial? A whole lot of fun! From a scavenger hunt to a BBQ, a kite performance to a birthday cake celebration, there are plenty of reasons to check out Point Pelee on this special day!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *