RE/MAX has released their 2017 Housing Market Outlook Report. Unsurprisingly, Windsor is projected to remain a hot seller's market through 2017, with a five-percent increase in the average home price rising to $237,791. With the year not ended, RE/MAX projects the average sales price for 2016 to be approx $226,468. This was a whopping 13% increase over 2015. For comparison, the average home price in 2013 was just $183,518. That's a pretty amazing jump.
Windsor is a practical choice for young professionals looking to enter the market. Compared to other markets across the country, millennials and first time home buyers are getting much more bang for their buck. The report also touches on Windsor's condo market, which emphasizes the focus on…
One of my favourite places to visit this time of year is the Willistead Manor, which is elegantly decorated for the holidays. Tour the mansion on Wednesdays or Sundays in December for an unforgettable experience. Special performances by Cellist Nadine Deleury on Wednesday, December 14 and The Bell Ringers on Sunday, December 18. Group Tours are available for groups of 25 or more, and can be arranged through Willistead Manor.
Wednesdays in December (7, 14, 21 & 28) from 7 pm – 9 pm
Sundays in December (4, 11 & 18) from 1 pm – 4 pm
$5.75 /Adult; $4.75/Senior; $2.25/Child
Willistead Manor – 1899 Niagara St., Windsor
Amherstburg is about waterfront, creative and classic history! Now is your chance to see 10 unique properties dressed and decorated for the holiday season by caring businesses and decorators. Each with its own style and flair. Pick up ideas that you can use in your own home or simply marvel at the decorations and themes!
Tour begins at the Life Size Gingerbread House located in Toddy Jones Park (50 North St. Amherstburg ON, N9V 1E5). Once you have your ticket and your map you tour the homes at your own leisure.
Saturday, Dec. 3rd - 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
& Sunday, Dec. 4th – 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Tickets $25 also available at Gordon House (268 Dalhousie St.),
Sobeys Amherstburg, Pied-a-Terre and The Village Shoppe
2016 Ticket includes tea room and…
There is so much to do in Amherstburg this holiday season! Enjoy exploring this stunning historical area. Do not miss a walk through the streets of historical downtown Amhertburg. Bundle up and take in the sights of the waterfront parks and river views. Here are just some of the things to do:
Amherstburg River Lights Winter Festival
Friday November 18, 2016 – Saturday December 30, 2016.
The Amherstburg River Lights Winter Festival is celebrating 10 years! Visit charming downtown Amherstburg Ontario for beautiful holiday light displays, a traditional tree lighting ceremony in olde towne square. Bundle up for an outdoor holiday movie, hot chocolate, carolers, children crafts, and fireworks! They will be filming the classic movie “Frosty…
Saturday December 3rd, 2016 at 5:00pm
Optimist Park, 705 Notra Dame, Belle River, Ontario
Watch the Encore Performing Arts Company under the direction of Nancy Patterson at 5pm
Santa arrives with the Lakeshore Fire Department at 6pm.
Hotdogs, Cookies, and Coffee, Hot Chocolate and Apple Cider Compliments of the BIA.
Support the Belle River Girl Guides Selling cookies and making crafts!
Please bring a donation for the Lakeshore Food Banks.
Visit Heimat Windsor Banquet Centre at 1367 Drouillard Road for a German Christmas Market!
December 2, 9, 16 & 23 from 6-10 pm
Amazing local vendors, children's make & take craft station, Christmas music, Gluhwein, Hot Chocolate, German menu & bar.
Mark your Calendar for Wednesday November 30th, 2016 at 4:30pm
CP Yard at Erie Street West and Janette Street
The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train is back for its 18th year in an effort to raise money, food and awareness for local food banks. Since its launch in 1999, the program has raised more than C$12 million and 3.9 million pounds of food for communities along CP’s routes in Canada and the northern U.S.
Every pound and dollar raised at each stop stays with the local food bank to help feed those in need in that community.
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Again this year, the Holiday Train program is encouraging people attending…
Be sure to get out this weekend and enjoy the beautiful Christmas displays popping up in Windsor-Essex!
Essex will have their Town Hall Tree Lighting on Friday, November 25th at 6pm.
The Essex Centre BIA is partnering with the Essex Salvation Army for this year’s Town Hall Tree Lighting and Salvation Army Kettle Kickoff. Christmas Carol Sing-along, bands, hot food and drinks, free carriage rides. Food and drinks compliments of Essex Centre merchants, served up by Salvation Army volunteers. Everyone welcome!
Amherstburg River Lights on display in Toddy Jones Park and Navy Yard Park. Their LED lighted display collection is constantly growing!
Kingsville has their 24th Annual Fantasy of Lights on display in Lakeside Park.
FINA World Swimming Championships is coming to Windsor
Tuesday December 6 – Sunday December 11, 2016.
This is going to be an amazing event again for the Windsor area. There has been a lot of press around it, and the fact that Michael Phelps will be attending.
You can buy tickets to the history-making Opening Ceremony or the events on the Tourism Windsor Essex Site.