Nestled along the banks of the historic Detroit River in the heart of the Great Lakes, The City of Windsor is located in a region that is home to $5.5 million people. Windsor is a city on the water - with Lake St. Clair, the Detroit River, and Lake Erie offering scenic views. Our riverfront is home to miles of walking paths, spectacular views and extraordinary water features as well one of the world’s most unique outdoor sculpture gardens.
Incorporated in 1892, Windsor offers superb shopping and entertaining establishments, enviable culinary districts, a variety of visitor attractions, miles of unparalleled waterfront parks and gardens and truly fascinating historical and cultural landmarks. The City is known for their multicultural diversity and a healthy environment where citizens share a strong sense of belonging and a collective pride of place. Travelers flock to Windsor for its arts, culture, heritage attractions and a variety of outdoor experiences. Visitors can discover prohibition history from one of our founding business families, learn about the birth of Canadian Club and the history of Hiram Walker at the Canadian Brand Heritage Centre, visit historic Mackenzie Hall in Olde Sandwich Towne, or examine Windsor’s rich history as the birthplace of the automotive industry in Canada.
Canada’s premier harness horse racing track is located here in Windsor, as well as Caesars Windsor Casino which includes restaurants, lounges, live entertainment, premier convention space and a luxury hotel.?Baseball fans, downtown Windsor is only twenty minutes away from Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers. During your visit, the Tigers will be home to the Cleveland Indians, August 19-20-21. The first two games are evening games & the latter is an afternoon game. Bus service is also available from Windsor to Comerica Park. (A Passport is required)
We share a moderate climate and latitude equivalent to Barcelona, Rome, Beijing and Northern California. Windsor also has the unique honour of being south of many of our U.S. neighbours. We offer more than 2,800 acres of green space in 215 parks scattered around the city. Jackson Park, Coventry Gardens and Dieppe Park should be included in a list of must see’s. Windsor is linked to Detroit by both a tunnel and a bridge and is one of the busiest points of entry along the Canada US border. It is one of Canada’s busiest manufacturing centres. Despite its manufacturing image Windsor is also part of a rural region known for its lush farmland. Windsor has the mildest temperature in Ontario, and its diverse agricultural base reflects this.