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Pride Fest about our guide The Come Out & Play Guide, now in its third year, is our area’s hottest and best publication for LGBTT residents and travelers. The guide is an important resource for the Windsor-Essex region, from shopping to organizations, from nightlife to health/wellness, from counselling to spas, from theatres to restaurants, the Come OUT & Play Guide has it all! ABOUT THE WINDSOR-ESSEX PRIDE FEST Windsor-Essex Pride Fest is a non-profit organization incorporated in the Province of Ontario, run by a volunteer Board of Directors that brings together members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Two-Spirited (LGBTT) community, their friends, and supporters in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of our community by producing quality, inclusive and safe events and initiatives to celebrate. Windsor-Essex Pride Fest strengthens the sense of community and contributes to the vibrancy, health and overall well-being of LGBTT persons in Windsor-Essex. Windsor-Essex Pride Fest Inc. is the organization behind the annual Windsor-Essex Pride Fest or “Pride Fest” which attracts over 5000 visitors, the official LGBTT directory for Windsor-Essex, “Come OUT & Play Guide”, “Juicebox” and “Fruit Punch” comedy shows, Spritz Boat Cruise, Wine Tours and other events/initiatives throughout the year. Through these events, partial proceeds benefit organizations who assist the local LGBTT community. Resource Directory Accommodations Arts & Theatre Attractions Dining Health & Wellness Nightlife & Gaming Retail / Services Accounting Adult Automotive Bakery Banking / Financial Services Banquet / Conference Centers Beauty & Spas Bicycle Rental / Sales Body Art / Tattoo Books Bridal Caterers Community Groups Dentists Electrical 7 9 11 15-17 19-21 23 25-35 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 27 27 27 29 29 Fashion / Clothing Florists Funeral Homes Gifts Grocery Hair Salon Home / Home Decor Insurance Jewellery Lawyers Music / Radio Office Furniture Optical / Eyeware Pet Services / Supplies Pharmacy Photographers Real Estate Renovation / Construction Retirement Homes Shopping Malls / Districts Tailor / Alterations Weddings & Services Tours & Travel Wineries / Breweries 29 29 29 29 31 31 31-33 33 33 33 33 33 34 34 34 34 34 35 35 35 35 35 39 41 We would like to thank the following for their credit and contributions to this publication Canadian Tourism Commission, City of Windsor, Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership, Scotty Graham, The Ontario Trillium Foundation and Tourism Windsor Essex & Pelee Island WINDSOR-ESSEX PRIDE FEST 440 Pelissier Street, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, N9A 4K9 226.348.3378 www.wepridefest.com ▪ www.facebook.com/wepridefest

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Av al Dorwin Plaza Remington Booster Park 1 12 des Rh o Udine Park Dr. 117 McAuliffe Woods RECREATION Conservation Area Windsor Western No Emergency Services 7 ug Welcoming visitors for 35 years, Colio Estate Wines invites you to savour the unique wine personalities of Southern Ontario – Canada’s warmest wine growing region. . E. h Rd mse Tecu n uzo Little River Golf Club 6 Roundhouse Centre 15 all CITY OF WINDSOR 20 Riverfront Trail South Cameron Woodlot 3 E.C. Expr essw ay Gateway Plaza Terminal Devonwood Conservation Area ay Div isio n Rd . Ho way . Row E.C ay essw Expr Dieppe Gardens Tunnel Row Malden Park 8 10 Devonshire Mall 42 CITY CENTRE DETAIL 49 32 Pitt St. Chatha Park 15 34 35 36 w ad Bro Park wa 1 57 m 58 St. University Ave. Ferry St. Dufferin Pl. Victoria Ave. Ojib way Ouellette Ave. e. Av rd Ojibway Park lk Wa 3 Bellewood Park Central Park er 33 18 Park St. . on Rd Divisi Pitt St. 16 Rivers Civic Esplanade ide Dr. 37 50 Park St. 38 39 Senator Croll Park Great Western Park Black Oak Prairie Heritage Malden Rd. 22 Do Tall Grass Prairie Heritage 2 Church St. Freedom Way Caesars Windsor 17 ro Hu Chatham St. Dougall Ave. nC . E. na Rd Caba Walker Commons University Ave. Caron Ave. Bruce Ave. Manning Rd. Janette Ave. s on . mm Rd Co lker a Matchette Rd. Windsor Raceway Curry Park 31 Maiden Lane 41 19 Wyandotte St. Louis Ave. McDougall St. Aylmer Ave. Glengarry St. Marentette Ave. Ojibway Prairie Provincial Nature Reserve 40 ek re Spring Garden y C e ANSI rk Tu Oakwood Pro vin cia lR d. 42 Tunnel Entrance . W. na Rd Caba 3 TO 401 Doug all Pk wy. Wyandotte St. 21 Pelissier St. Mercer St. Rd. 10th Concession Sp ru ce wo od St. Clair College 6 Todd Lane 14 Roseland Golf & Curling Club TO TUNNEL North 401 Talbot Rd. 46 20 Elliott St. Newbury St. Caroline PSt. r Tuscarora St. Av e. Cataraqui St. Goyeau St. Windsor Ave. Ambassador Golf Club Veterans Memorial Park Elliott St. Niagara St. 401 Walker Rd. Howard Ave. Talb ot Rd . HER E , YOU ’RE AMO N G F RIEND S. 22 lk Wa b mp er Howard Ave. Front Rd. Ojibway Oaks Park Windsor Crossing 19 Talb ot R d. Rodzik Park North ov inc ial 45 Talbot Rd . 17 Rd. ACCOMMODATIONS BED & BREAKFASTS 20. Ye Olde Walkerville B&B ACCOMMODATIONS 17. Caesars Windsor Hotel 21. Comfort Suites Downtown Windsor 20. Days Inn Windsor 15. Waterfront Hotel Downtown Windsor 19. Holiday Inn Downtown Windsor 18. Quality Suites Downtown Windsor 16. Travelodge Downtown Windsor POINTS OF INTEREST 32. Art Gallery of Windsor 38. Caesars Windsor 39. Charles J. Clark Square/Ice Rink 41. City Hall 31. Downtown Windsor BIA 35. Dieppe Gardens – Udine Fountain 36. ‘Spirit of Windsor’ Steam Engine 34. St. Clair College Centre for the Arts/Chrysler Theatre 1 Colio Dr (o Walker Rd), Harrow, ON 519-738-2241 or 1-800-265-1322 • coliowinery.com • See website for hours and tour information. Long Park POINTS OF INTEREST 13. Cadillac Inn 10. Comfort Inn, Dougall 8. Comfort Inn & Suites Ambassador Bridge 7. Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Windsor 6. Holiday Inn & Suites Ambassador Bridge 12. Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel 5. Travellers Choice Motel 11. University Place Rooms & Suites 14. St.Clair College Residence & Conference Centre 26 26 visitwindsoressex.com visitwindsoressex.com 15. Ambassador Bicycles 23. Arts Council Windsor & Region/ Artspeak Gallery 10. Canadian Club Brand Centre 12. Coventry Gardens & Peace Fountain 20. Devonshire Mall 21. Ford City Business Improvement Association 14. Ganatchio Trail 3. Jackson Park/QEII Gardens 11. Korda Artisitc Productions 28. Mackenzie Hall Cultural Centre 24. Mic Mac Park 9. Windsor Sculpture Park 22. Ojibway Nature Centre 27. Sandwich First Baptist Church 16. Walkerville BIA 7. Walkerville Brewery 6. Willistead Manor 19. Windsor Crossing 8. Via Italia - Windsor’s Little Italy 29. Nancy John’s Gallery & Framing 30. Olde Walkerville Theatre 37. Underground Railroad Monument 45. Windsor Main Library 33. Windsor’s Community Museum 57. WindsorInternational Aquatic & Training Centre 58. Adventure Bay Family Water Park 49. Windsor River Cruises 50. Windsor Symphony Orchestra/Capitol Theatre 42. Windsor Tunnel Duty Free Shop/Tunnel Entrance E Jackson Park H 28 ark Bridgeview Park W. H University of Windsor Adie Adie Knox Knox Herman Herman Arena Arena . t. W eS Eri H Hotel-Dieu E Grace e. Av al R Forest Glade Park E B Hu Rd ell Hospital ron d. . ug e. Av B CONSERVATION AREAS Rd. wfo Ch all Ou rd urc e. Av e. Av hR Ca EMERGENCY GOLF COURSES HOSPITALS MARINAS PARKLAND d. mp be Ho . ve ll A e. 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Legend ROCHESTER ROCHESTER PLACEPLACE GOLF CLUB GOLF & CLUB PARKSIDE & PARKSIDE GRILLE GRILLE GOLF COURSE GOLF COURSE & RV RESORT & RV RESORT BIRDING BOAT LAUNCHES WINDSOR RIVER CRUISES CAMPGROUNDS CONSERVATION AREAS ESSEX COUNTY NATURAL AREAS FISHING CHARTERS GOLF COURSES GREENWAY ACCESS MARINAS (BOAT LAUNCH) PELEE ISLAND NATURAL AREAS POPULATED AREAS 2828 B PUBLIC BEACHES TOURIST INFORMATION WINE TRAIL TOURISM WINDSOR ESSEX PELEE ISLAND VISITOR CENTRES CHRYSLER CANADA GREENWAY COUNTY ROADS KING’S HIGHWAYS PELEE ISLAND FERRY ROUTE U.S. STATE HIGHWAYS U.S. INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS POINTS OF INTEREST WINERIES ACCOMMODATIONS TILBURY 17. Katharine’s B&B BED & BREAKFASTS LEAMINGTON AMHERSTBURG 1. Bondy House B&B 9. Duck Pond B&B Cottage 10. Island View B&B 11. Marlborough House B&B WHEATLEY 18. Wenzlers Landing B&B HARROW McGREGOR COTTAGES 5. The Doctors House B&B 12. Guesthouse Getaway! CAMPGROUNDS 1. Campers Cove Campground 2. Holiday Harbour 3. Wildwood Golf and RV Resort 4. Windsor Campground & Storage KINGSVILLE PELEE ISLAND 24. Belle River On The Lake BIA 7. Bob-Lo Island - A Marina Resort Community 12. Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village/Windsor Woodcarving Museum 15. Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens 21. Comfortech Bike Rentals and Retail Store 6. Fort Malden National Historic Site 9. Gibson Gallery 13. Jack Miner Migratory Bird Sanctuary 1. John Freeman Walls Historic Site and Underground Railroad Museum 14. Kingsville Historical Park & Museum 5. Adams Golden Acres Motel 22. Klassen Blueberries 2. Comfort Inn Leamington 16. Migration Community Hall 4. Pelee Motor Inn 10. North American Black Historical Museum 3. Seacliffe Inn & Spa 19. Pelee Island Bird Observatory 20. Pelee Island Heritage Centre and Museum 17. Point Pelee National Park 18. Pelee Wings Nature Store and Kayak Shop 23. Serenity Lavender Farm Inc. 1. Great Lake Living Self-Catered 25. Tecumseh BIA Cottages 27. Lazee G Ranch 2. Pigeon Bay Cottages 28. Essex County Steam & Gas Engine Museum 29. Urban Surf Company 28 28 visitwindsoressex.com visitwindsoressex.com 2. Mettawas End B&B 7. The Old Farmhouse B&B 8. The Woodbridge House B&B 13. Anchor & Wheel Inn 14. Island Memories B&B 15. The Wandering Pheasant Inn 16. Wavecrest B&B 15. Aleksander Estate Winery 12. Black Bear Farms of Ontario Estate Winery Inc. 7. Colchester Ridge Estate Winery 4. Colio Estate Wines 11. Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards 1. D’Angelo Vineyards Estate Winery 14. Mastronardi Estate Winery 3. Muscedere Vineyards 8. North 42 Degrees Estate Winery 10. Oxley Estate Winery 18. Pelee Island Winery Pavilion 13. Pelee Island Winery 2. Sanson Estate Winery 5. Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery 9. Viewpointe Estate Winery 29 29

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2015 SEASON OF THE LOST SOULS FROM BEYOND THE MUSICAL JULY 17 - 25 SEPT 17 - OCT 4 DEVIL BOYS HAIR DOCTOR OCT 30 - NOV 14 FAUSTUS DECEMBER 11 - 20 PAN(TO) PETER 519.944.4111 tw@city.windsor.on.ca www.citywindsor.ca/transitwindsor DRIVING TODAY FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

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accommodations BONDY HOUSE B&B 199 Dalhousie Street, Amherstburg, ONT 519-736-9433 www.bbcanada.com/bondyhouse 7 KINGS INN 12 Main Street East, Kingsville, Ontario, N9Y 1A2 519-712-9087 www.kingshotel.ca CAESARS WINDSOR 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor, ONT 519-258-7878 or 1-800-991-7777 www.caesarswindsor.com Winner of the AAA Four Diamond award, Caesars Windsor defines modern luxury in the midst of timeless elegance. Step inside these spectacular Windsor accommodations to discover the indulgence, comfort and luxury. Our masterfully-appointed guestrooms and suites are the only Four Diamond downtown Windsor hotel, with 758 rooms in two towers overlooking the artistically manicured riverfront trails of Windsor and Detroit. Allow us to spoil you with luxurious amenities, valet parking and full concierge service. KIRK’S BED & BREAKFAST 406 Moy Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, N9A 2N4 519-255-9346 www.kirksbandb.com QUALITY SUITES DOWNTOWN 250 Dougall Avenue, Windsor, ONT 519-977-9707 or 1-800-4-CHOICE www.choicehotels.ca/cn317 SEACLIFFE INN 388 Erie Street South, Leamington, ONT 519-324-9266 www.seacliffeinn.com THE WANDERING PHEASANT INN 1060 East West Road, Pelee Island, ONT 519-724-2270 www.thewanderingpheasantinn.com COMFORT INN, LEAMINGTON 279 Erie Street South, Leamington, ONT 519-326-9071 www.cileamington.com DAYS INN WINDSOR 675 Goyeau Street, Windsor, Ontario, N9A 1H3 519-258-8411 www.daysinnwindsor.com TRAVELODGE DOWNTOWN 33 Riverside Drive East, Windsor, ONT 519-258-7774 1-800-578-7878 www.travelodge-windsor-riverfront.com Travelodge Hotel Downtown Windsor is located in the heart of our city. Our pet-friendly hotel near Caesars Windsor and Adventure Bay Wter Park and Aquatic Training Center overlooks the impressive Detroit Skyline. Start your day with a vigorous workout in our fitness center. Enjoy a delicious meal at our onsite restaurant, Starlight Diner, before sightseeing. Relax by our heated indoor pool or check email with our free Wi-Fi Internet access. Our Windsor, Ontario, hotel is just five minutes from the Transit Windsor Tunnel bus, which will take you to downtown Detroit. Handicapped-accessible and non-smoking rooms are available. Our front desk staff is on hand around the clock to help you plan your day. DUCK POND BED & BREAKFAST COTTAGE 901 Mersea Road 7, Leamington, ONT 519-999-9945 www.bbduckpond.com Country setting located seven minutes north of Leamington. 950 square foot air conditioned private guest house with no stairs, kitchenette, electric fireplace, WIFI, Netflix TV’s, BBQ, patio, garden, duck pond and henhouse. Point Pelee National Park, wineries, golf courses close by. Self catered extensive breakfast, provided night before. Trip Advisor Excellence Certificates 2013-2014. GUESTHOUSE GETAWAY 8331 Middle Side Road, McGregor, ONT 519-726-5221 www.guesthousegetaway.com WENZLER’S LANDING B&B 2310 Hickson Road, Wheatley, ONT 519-825-3233 www.wenzlerslanding.com Wenzler's Landing offers a tranquil, relaxing and pampered getaway in a private setting. Surrounded by fields and acres of trees, our upscale newer home is sure to please. With 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms, we can accommodate a party of 8. Delicious breakfasts are made with local produce and meats when available. Sixteen wineries and Point Pelee National park are a short drive. HAMPTON INNS & SUITES BY HILTON 1840 Huron Church Road, Windsor, ONT 519-972-0770 www.windsorsuites.hamptoninn.com HOLIDAY INN DOWNTOWN WINDSOR 430 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, ONT 519-256-4656 www.hidowntownwindsor.com HOLIDAY INNS & SUITES 1855 Huron Church Road, Windsor, ONT 519-966-1200 or 1-800-465-4329 www.holidayinn.com/windsoron WOODBRIDGE HOUSE BED & BREAKFAST 608 Seacliff Drive, Kingsville, ONT 519-712-9543 www.thewoodbridgehouse.ca The Woodbridge House B&B is your gateway to guided winery and cycling tours, golfing excursions, birding, Pelee Island and “taking the waters” of Lake Erie. Exceptional shopping and local cuisine. Wedding Packages. Fine Art & Antiques. Welcoming guests for over a century, we look forward to welcoming you. HONOR’S COUNTRY HOUSE B&B 4441 Concession 4 S, Amherstburg, ONT 519-736-7737 www.bbcanada.com/honorsbnb Find more information at www.wepridefest.com

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arts & theatre ARTCITE 109 University Avenue W, Windsor, ONT 519-977-6564 www.artcite.ca 9 NANCY JOHNS GALLERY & FRAMING 4755 Wyandotte Street East, Windsor, ONT 519-945-2222 www.nancyjohns.com ARTS COUNCIL WINDSOR & REGION 1942 Wyandotte Street East, Windsor, ONT 519-252-2787 www.acwr.net OLDE WALKERVILLE THEATRE 1564 Wyandotte Street East, Windsor, ONT 519-253-2929 www.oldewalkervilletheatre.com Arts Council - Windsor & Region (ACWR) is a non-profit organization that enriches the quality of life for all by THEATRE ALIVE strengthening the arts and the community through 5165 Halford Road, Windsor, ONT leadership, education and promotion. Artspeak Gallery 519-737-9919 www.theatrealive.com is an artist-run non-profit centre. ART GALLERY OF WINDSOR 401 Riverside Drive West, Windsor, ONT 519-977-0013 www.agw.ca TSUNAMI GLASS WORKS 1167 Mercer Street, Windsor, ONT 519-258-7620 www.tsunamiglassworks.com CAESARS WINDSOR COLOSSEUM 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor, ONT 519-258-7878 / 1-800-991-7777 www.caesarswindsor.com UNIVERSITY PLAYERS 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, ONT 519-253-3000 www.uwindsor.ca/universityplayers Enjoy spectacular entertainment at our 5,000-seat 1974 Wyandotte Street East, Windsor, ONT theatre with world-famous performers across all genres 519-915-3535 www.walkervilleartistsco-op.com of music, dance, comedy and more. WALKERVILLE ARTISTS CO-OP CAPITOL THEATRE 121 University Avenue West, Windsor, ONT 519-253-2300 www.citywindsor.ca WINDSOR FEMINIST THEATRE 694 Cameron Street, Windsor, ONT 519-254-8393 www.windsorfeministtheatre.ca CINEPLEX ODEON - DEVONSHIRE MALL 3100 Howard Avenue, Windsor, ONT 519-967-0197 www.cineplex.com WINDSOR LIGHT MUSIC THEATRE 2491 Jos St. Louis, Windsor, ONT 519-974-6593 www.windsorlight.com Windsor Light Musical Theatre presents two full scale Broadway Musicals every year. Our volunteers relish in the creative process from designing and building sets, costumes and make-up, lighting the stage, setting and recording the sounds, singing, dancing, promoting the group and getting together with like minded Broadway enthusiasts. COMMON GROUND GALLERY 3277 Sandwich Street West, Windsor, ONT 519-252-6380 www.citywindsor.ca KORDA ARTISTIC PRODUCTIONS 2520 Seminole Street, Windsor, ONT 519-562-3394 www.kordazone.com Korda operates the intimate 110-seat KordaZone Theatre, engaging local performers for 7-8 shows every year. From classics, contemporary/original works and innovative youth theatre, to LGBTQ-themed plays and musicals co-produced with Cardinal Music Productions, the shows are extraordinary, provocative, and challenging. Unforgettable and affordable. Voted Windsor’s Best Theatre Group 2012/13 and Top 3 Theatre Spaces 2014. WINDSOR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 121 University Avenue West, Windsor, ONT 519-973-1238 www.windsorsymphony.com The Mission of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra is to engage, entertain, educate and inspire people in Windsor-Essex through performances of classical and popular music. The WSO is recognized as a vital member of the community providing high quality, innovative and sustainable musical performances and programs to an expanding audience of music lovers. LEAMINGTON ARTS CENTRE 72 Talbot Street West, Leamington, ONT 519-326-2711 www.leamingtonartscentre.com MACKENZIE HALL CULTURAL CENTRE 3277 Sandwich Street West, Windsor, ONT 519-255-7600 www.mackenziehall.ca Art. Culture. Heritage. Wellness. Find it all. Find it here. Visit this historic gem in Olde Sandwich Towne. Originally a 19th century district courthouse and gaol (jail), this heritage building now offers performing arts space, theatre, galleries, meeting rooms, activities for the family, a ballroom to rent and more! Photo courtesy of the Canadian Tourism Commission

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Willistead Manor Weddings at the Manor Your Special Day • Your Special Way Make It Memorable 1899 Niagara St. 519-253-2365 willistead.ca

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attractions COLASANTI'S TROPICAL GARDENS 1550 County Road 3 East, Kingsville, ONT 519-326-3287 www.colasanti.com A tropical wonderland of exotic birds, home grown, tropical plants, small produce market, domestic and miniature animals, kids rides,home decor shopping and a restaurant. Situated on 35 acres, 3.5 acres which is indoors in Ruthven, Ontario. 11 WILLISTEAD MANOR 1899 Niagara Street, Windsor, ONT 519-253-2365 www.willistead.ca History never looked so good. Experience the beauty of this grand 36-room mansion nestled in a picturesque 15-acre park. Built in 1917 by Edward Chandler Walker, Hiram Walker’s son, its Tudor-Jacobean architecture recalls the ingenuity and elegance of the 20th century. An ideal venue for weddings, receptions and more. FORT MALDEN NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE 100 Laird Avenue, Amherstburg, ONT 519-736-5416 www.pc.gc.ca WILLISTEAD PARK 1899 Niagara Street, Windsor, ONT 519-253-2365 www.willistead.ca The property surrounding Willistead Manor, appropriately named Willistead Park, contains over 300 trees, including Windsor’s only persimmon, a tree native to the southern United States. As well, the park boasts a rare Shumard oak, several Kentucky coffee trees, London Plane, Chestnut, European Elm and Tree of Heaven. JACK MINOR BIRD SANCTUARY 360 Road 3 West, Kingsville, ONT 519-733-4034 www.jackminor.ca JACKSON PARK 125 Tecumseh Road East, Windsor, ONT 519-253-2300 www.citywindsor.ca Jackson Park, with its more than 10,000 plants, is undoubtedly one of Windsor’s foremost attractions. Visitors to the Queen Elizabeth II Sunken Gardens can enjoy the flowers of the season: hundreds of tulips in May, followed by the abundance of summer perennials and lush annual. The park features some of the most magnificent formal gardens and fountains in Windsor. Jackson Park is also a well-equipped, popular sports park with lawn bowling, baseball diamonds, soccer field and basketball court. WINDSOR’S COMMUNITY MUSEUM 254 Pitt Street West, Windsor, ON 401 Riverside Dr. W, Windsor, ONT (Open Fall 2015) 519-253-1812 www.windsormuseum.ca Check website for current hours. Telling our stories. Sharing yours. Immerse yourself in local lore with a visit to the historic Francois Baby House and/or 401 Riverside Drive West – 2 community museum locations highlighting Windsor’s history. Exhibits, hands-on activities, games and more. The museum is growing this year! Please visit us online or give us a call. MACKENZIE HALL CULTURAL CENTRE 3277 Sandwich Street West, Windsor, ONT 519-255-7600 www.mackenziehall.ca Art. Culture. Heritage. Wellness. Find it all. Find it here. Visit this historic gem in Olde Sandwich Towne. Originally a 19th century district courthouse and gaol (jail), this heritage building now offers performing arts space, theatre, galleries, meeting rooms, activities for the family, a ballroom to rent and more! WINDSOR INTL. AQUATIC & TRAINING CENTRE / ADVENTURE BAY FAMILY WATER PARK 401 Pitt Street West, Windsor, ONT 519-974-AQUA (2782) www.wiatc.ca / www.adventurebay.ca This 144,000 square-foot facility provides an exciting attraction for local families and tourists. With a competitive pool, diving well, and family water park, the complex greatly increases the City’s sports and recreation tourism and hosting capabilities. The Windsor/Essex County Sports Hall of Fame has its permanent home in the complex. OJIBWAY NATURE CENTRE & PARK SYSTEM 5200 Matchette Road, Windsor, ONT 519-966-5852 www.ojibway.ca Your destination for wildlife and nature, offering you over 15 km of woodland and prairie hiding trails, and a state-of-the-art centre staffed with nature experts, and WINDSOR SCULPTURE PARK filled with wildlife exhibits, hands-on programs and Detroit River (Huron Church Rd. to Church St.) in Windsor, ONT, 519-253-1812 beautiful rooms to rent. Discover it now. www.citywindsor.ca/residents/Culture POINT PELEE NATIONAL PARK 1118 Point Pelee Drive, Leamington, ONT 519-322-2365 www.pc.gc.ca Explore the most southern point of mainland Canada. Ride the shuttle to the Tip. Climb the tower or stroll along the Marsh Boardwalk to view one of the largest remaining southern Great Lakes marshes. Paddle through a land of floating cattail mats and ponds dotted with lily pads. Hike one of our eight trails suitable for all abilities. Swim or soak up the sun at one of our beach areas. Information aussi disponible en français. Visit Windsor’s unique museum without walls. Explore over 31 large-scale, internationally recognized works of contemporary sculpture by world-renowned artists. This gem is made possible by the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Odette and the P & L Odette Foundation, and maintained by the City of Windsor, Parks & Recreation Department. Photo courtesy of The City of Windsor

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Windsor’s CULTURE Culture is alive and thriving in the City of Windsor Windsor Sculpture Park - a museum without walls. Windsor’s Community Museum - telling our stories, sharing yours. Willistead Manor - history never looked so good. Ojibway Park + Nature Centre - a destination known around the world. Mackenzie Hall - arts, culture, heritage; discover it all... discover it here. see it • breathe it • touch it • shape it • share it visit us at www.citywindsor.ca/residents/Culture

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PRIDE in our PARKS With 211 parks, 6 kilometres of public waterfront trails, and 2,400 acres of parkland, the City of Windsor has a legacy of quality green spaces. Our parks and open We beautify our community by planting formal gardens, plants and shrubs. Visit your favourite park today. see it • breathe it • touch it • walk it • explore it www.citywindsor.ca/residents/parksandforestry

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dining BASIL COURT 327 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, ONT 519-252-5609 15 METTAWAS STATION 165 Lansdowne Avenue, Kingsville, ONT 519-733-2459 www.mettawasstation.com COFFEE EXCHANGE 266 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, ONT 519-971-7424 www.coffeeexchange.ca MEZZO RISTORANTE 804 Erie Street East, Windsor, ONT 519-252-4055 www.mezzo.ca This not to be missed dining experience at Mezzo Ristorante goes far beyond innovative, award winning cuisine. A cool blend of eclectic contemporary atmosphere, extensive wine list, specialty cocktails and live entertainment are the ingredients for one of Windsor’s most appealing destinations. Tantalizing menu selections offers yellow fin tuna, beef tenderloin, and fresh pasta and delicious sauces. DEB’S DINER 1430 Ottawa Street, Windsor, ONT 519-252-3327 facebook.com/debsdinerwindsor : Canadian Tourism Commission JACK'S GASTRO PUB 31 Division Street South, Kingsville, ONT 519-733-6900 www.jacksdining.com JADE CHINESE CUISINE 157 Wyandotte Street W, Windsor, ONT 519-256-7117 www.jadechinesecuisine.com MOXIE'S CLASSIC GRILL 3100 Howard Avenue, Windsor, ONT 519-250-3390 www.moxies.ca KEG STEAKHOUSE 1 Riverside Drive West, Windsor, ONT 519-254-1646 www.kegsteakhouse.com MUCCI’S RISTORANTE 881 Erie Street East, Windsor, ONT 519-971-9696 www.muccis.ca Newly revised menu, HUGE new bar, lounge and live entertainment! Also providing catering and private parties!!! Great Italian food! JOHNNY ROCKETS 377 Riverside Drive E, Windsor, ONT 519-985-2868 www.johnnyrockets.com NERO'S STEAKHOUSE Caesars Windsor, 377 Riverside Dr. E, Windsor, ONT 519-258-7878 www.caesarswindsor.com LORELEI’S BISTRO 1526 Wyandotte Street East, Windsor, ONT 519-253-1234 www.loreleisbistro.ca RINO’S KITCHEN & ALE HOUSE 131 Elliott Street West, Windsor, ONT 519-962-8843 www.rinoskitchen.com We’ve followed our passion and built on what we have learned, all on a shoestring budget. When you leave a city and come back to it you are able to see things from a fresh perspective and see more clearly all it has to offer. We have a passion for showcasing the quality of all that is local and that makes it an easy sell for us. Part of the charm of Rino’s Kitchen is that our customers come to know not only us but our farmers, winemakers, brewers, and producers. MAZAAR LEBANESE CUISINE 372 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, ONT 519-967-9696 www.mazaar.ca We want Mazaar to be your place - "the place you must visit". Mazaar is an upscale restaurant that offers authentic Lebanese cuisine in a com fortable yet energetic, young atmosphere. We at Mazaar combine friendly service with an extensive menu offering a wide variety of fresh Lebanese entrees and appetizers. SIR SEDRIC'S FISH & CHIPS 468 University Ave. W, Windsor, ONT 519-253-4044 2010 Front Road, LaSalle, ONT 519-978-1556 Windsor's LANDMARK for Gourmet Fish & Chips since 1929! HALIBUT (our Specialty), Cod, Alaskan White, Tilapia - choice of fish. Homemade Burgers, Shrimp, Grilled Wraps, Salads, Clam Chowder, Daily Soup. FRESH cut fries! 2 minutes from Tunnel/Caesars Riverfront and directly behind Adventure Bay. Full menu on Facebook. Photo courtesy of the Canadian Tourism Commission

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