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Current Events

Amherstburg Blood Donor Clinic

Held every month until the end of the year! Click to review dates and times.

Gear Up and Go

PEDAL YOUR WAY TO WINNING A FAMILY CYCLING PACKAGE WORTH UP TO $1500!

Best Darn Heritage Tour

A two hour informative and entertaining walkabout and canoe trip on River Canard
Amherstburg farmers market at Malden Centre

Amherstburg Farmers Market Season

Enjoy all the great local products produced by local farmers and businesses!

Sips, Sounds & Bites

Sundays only from May 29th - September 4th at Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery
Gibson Gallery in Amherstburg

Art From My Heart: Vivian Klinck: Art Exhibit

Tuesday - Sunday, 11am to 5pm. Vivian Klinck art exhibit at the Gibson Gallery

Water, Water Everywhere: Art Exhibit

Art Exhibit at the Mudpuppy Gallery
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Health and Wellness Sunday Stroll

Stroll, learn, and explore in King's Navy Yard Park! Yoga, Taoist, Meditation, Pilates, Seniors Sit Fit and Belly Dancing! There is even a Farmers Market!
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Canada Day and Ice Cream Festival

Celebrate our Nation's Birthday at Fort Malden

Canada D'Eh 5K Run/Walk and Kids Dash

As part of the Historic Amherstburg's official Canada Day Celebrations, the Canada D'Eh 5K Run/Walk starts off a day filled with patriotic events.

Flappers, Speakeasies, and the Big Cheese: Amherestburg in the 1920's

Society is running wild; ladies are wearing short dresses, hooch is flowing, and someone's gotta be the fall guy. Put down the giggle water and come to the museum to see our beautiful collection.
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2016 Music in the Park

Free, live performances in King's Navy Yard Park.

Science in the Kitchen

Our Science in the Kitchen program uses simple household products to complete fun and exciting science experiments.
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Out of Africa: Donovan Alp: Art Exhibit

Donovan takes us on a safari in South Africa through his wildlife paintings, drawing and semi precious gemstones from the region.
Park House Museum

Hands on Heritage

Join us on Sundays to see a demonstration and learn a new skill.

July 5, 2016 - Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Amherstburg Rotary Ribfest

Fun filled 3 day weekend, with 5 Ribber, Bloomin' Onion, Sweet Corn, Ice Cream and more food choices!

July 11, 2016 - Special In-Camera Meeting

This is a Special In-Camera Meeting of Council directly following Regular session.

July 11, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

The Art of Mary Kendrick: Art Exhibit

Art exhibit by Mary Kendrick at the Mudpuppy Gallery. Wednesday - Saturday

July 13, 2016 - Recreation & Culture Advisory Committee Meeting

Recreation & Culture Advisory Committee Meeting

Macassa Bay Cruise of the Lower Detroit River

Depart from Kings Nay Yard in Downtown Amherstburg at 12:30pm See Fort Malden, Boblo Island, Millionaires Shore, and many other historical sites.

July 18, 2016 - Special Council Meeting

This is a Special Meeting of Council.

July 21, 2016 - Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting

Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting

Mardi Gras Street Party

Mardi Gras street party in downtown Amherstburg

Amherstburg's Gone Car Crazy Show

Car show on the streets of Downtown Amherstburg

Military Heritage Days

Come to Fort Malden National Historic to see 2000 years of military history as we take your from Romans to Redcoats and beyond.

Aug. 2, 2016 - Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Aug. 8, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

The Art of Joan Cotte: Art Exhibit

A fine art exhibit featuring the creative works of artist Joan Cotte

Woofa~Roo

Woofa~Roo Pet Fest is the place to be for a dynamic weekend of Crazy Fun.

Wet & Wild Hawk Run

Get wet and be wild at this fantastic 5km run/walk.

Art By The River

Love art? Join over 150 topnotch artists and artisans in Amherstburg, August 27 and 28 to celebrate the 50th year of Art by the River

Mudpuppy Open Mic "Beat Night"

An enjoyable evening of music, poetry and performances by local writers, musicians and performers.

The Beauty of Nature: Maria Jose: Art Exhibit

Maria Jose art exhibit at Gibson Gallery

Sept. 6, 2016 - Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

The Art of Dennis & Mary Anne Drew: Art Exhibit

Dennis and Mary Anne Drew art exhibit at the Mudpuppy Gallery

Sept. 7, 2016 - Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting. This meeting was originally scheduled for August 3rd, 2016, and then moved to September 7th, 2016.

Windsor Essex Harvest Festival

Come celebrate Windsor Essex County's food and drink at Amherstburg's Fort Malden National Historic Site of Canada.
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Festival of Hawks

Take in the sights of thousands of hawks as they migrate South through this world-renowned birding venue.

Sept. 12, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Sept. 14, 2016 - Recreation & Culture Advisory Committee Meeting

Recreation & Culture Advisory Committee Meeting

Sept. 21, 2016 - Audit & Finance Advisory Committee Meeting

Audit & Finance Advisory Committee Meeting

Sept. 22, 2016 - Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting

Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting

Sept. 26, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Sept. 27, 2016 - Committee of Adjustment Meeting

Committee of Adjustment Meeting

Wings and Things: Nancy Bauer

Art exhibit at the Gibson Gallery

Oct. 4, 2016 - Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

The Art of Robert Honor: Art Exhibit

Robert Honor Art exhibit at the Mudpuppy Gallery

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

3rd Annual All Hallows Eve Festival

Join us for a fun filled day. Come rain or shine. Learn about the history of Halloween.

Oct. 24, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.
The Gibson Gallery

Annual Members Exhibit

The sixth annual exhibit showcasing the art of the members of the Fort Malden Guild of Arts and Crafts.

Nov. 1, 2016 - Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Nov. 2, 2016 - Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Artwork of Brianne MacLaren-Ross: Art Exhibit

A creative look at Boblo Island, with photography and other pieces.

Nov. 9, 2016 - Recreation & Culture Advisory Committee Meeting

Recreation & Culture Advisory Committee Meeting

Nov. 14, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Nov. 17, 2016 - Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting

Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting

River Lights Winter Festival

The parks in Downtown Amherstburg are lit up nightly with over a hundred light displays.

SUPER Santa Run

Join hundreds of other Santas in this fun and festive start to the holiday season.

Holiday Art at the Gallery

Come Christmas shopping at the Holiday Art at the Gallery in a boutique settling within our lovely traditional Gallery space.

Taste the Season Holiday Open House

This event occurs every year at Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery. It's that time of year - time to eat, drink and be merry!

Santa Claus Parade

Jolly tradition with fabulous floats, marching bands and a spectacle of fun in Downtown Amherstburg!

A Dickens Christmas: Victorian Christmas at the Museum

What a great way to kick off the holiday season. Learn about Christmas traditions as you tour this beautifully decorated historic home.

Nov. 28, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Winter Wonderland

A season's greeting of great holiday and giftable pieces by many local artists and crafters.

Annual Holiday House Tour presented by River Lights Winter Festival

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

Dec. 6, 2016 - Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Dec. 12, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Breakfast With Santa and the Mayor

Come and enjoy a pancake breakfast with sausage, juice, coffee & tea. Take Pictures with Santa and create festive crafts in Santa’s Workshop.

Dec. 21, 2016 - Audit & Finance Advisory Committee Meeting

Audit & Finance Advisory Committee Meeting

Amhersbturg Audit and Finance Committee Meeting - December 10, 2015 @ 6pm

A Public Meeting for the Audit and Finance Advisory Committee Meeting

Jan. 4, 2016 - Special Council Meetings - 2016 Budget

This is a Special Meeting of Council with the 2016 Budget Deliberations resuming until adjourned.

Jan. 4, 2016 - Special In-Camera Council Meeting

This is a Special In-Camera Meeting of Council.

Jan. 5, 2016 - Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Jan. 5, 2016 - Committee of Adjustment Meeting

This is a Committee of Adjustment Meeting.

Jan. 11, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Jan. 11, 2016 - Special Council Meeting - Planning

This is a Special Meeting of Council for a Zoning By-law Amendment @ Alma Street and Venetian Drive.

Jan. 12, 2016 - Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee Meeting

Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee Meeting

Jan. 13, 2016 - Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Jan. 18, 2016 - Special Council Meeting

This is a Special Meeting of Council.

Jan. 25, 2016 - Special In-Camera Council Meeting

This is a Special In-Camera Meeting of Council.

Jan. 25, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Jan. 28, 2016 - Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting

Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting

Feb. 8, 2016 - Special Council Meeting - Planning

This is a Special Meeting of Council for Planning to discuss a Zoning By-law Amendment for 2317 Front Road North.

Feb. 8, 2016 - Special In-Camera Council Meeting

This is a Special In-Camera Meeting of Council directly following Regular session.

Feb. 8, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 - Special Council Meeting

This is a Special Meeting of Council for the Public's input on the 2016 User Fees. All members of the Public are welcome to provide their input with respect to Building Permit Fees, Recreation Facility Fees and the Town's all encompassing User Fee schedule.

Feb. 22, 2016 - Special In-Camera Council Meeting

This is a Special In-Camera Meeting of Council directly following Regular session.

Feb. 22, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Feb. 22, 2016 - Special Council Meeting - Planning

This is a Special Meeting of Council for Planning to discuss a Zoning By-law Amendment for a vacant lot on E/S Sandwich Street South.

February 29, 2016 - Special Council Meetings

These are 2 Special Meetings of Council. The 1st meeting begins @ 5:30 p.m. and the 2nd meeting begins @ 6:00 p.m.

Feb. 29, 2016 - Special In-Camera Council Meeting

This is a Special In-Camera Meeting of Council.

Mar. 1, 2016 - Economic Development Advisory Committee

Economic Development Advisory Committee

Mar. 3, 2016 - Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Mar. 7, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Mar. 7, 2016 - Special In-Camera Council Meeting

This is a Special In-Camera Meeting of Council directly following Regular session.

Mar. 9, 2016 - Special Council Meeting - Strategic Plan Council Workshop

This is a Council Workshop for the Strategic Plan @ the Libro Centre.

Mar. 16, 2016 - Audit & Finance Advisory Committee Meeting - CANCELLED

This Audit & Finance Advisory Committee Meeting has been cancelled.

Mar. 21, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Mar. 23, 2016 - Drainage Board Meeting

This is the first Drainage Board Meeting.

TUES. Mar. 29, 2016 - Special Council Meeting

This is a Special Meeting of Council for policy review.

Mar. 31, 2016 - Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting

Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting

Apr. 5, 2016 - Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Apr. 11, 2016 - Special Council Meeting - Planning

This is a Special Meeting of Council for Planning to discuss Zoning By-law Amendments.

Apr. 11, 2016 - Special In-Camera Council Meeting

This is a Special In-Camera Meeting of Council directly following Regular session.

Apr. 11, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Apr. 25, 2016 - Special In-Camera Council Meeting

This is a Special In-Camera Meeting of Council.

Apr. 25, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Apr. 28, 2016 - Traffic Committee Meeting - CANCELLED

This Traffic Committee Meeting is cancelled. A new date is yet to be determined.

May 3, 2016 - Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting

May 4, 2016 - Audit & Finance Advisory Committee Meeting

Audit & Finance Advisory Committee Meeting

May 4, 2016 - Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

May 9, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

May 9, 2016 - Special Council Meeting - Planning

This is a Special Meeting of Council for Planning to address the Zoning By-law Amendment @ 7920 Concession 7.

May 9, 2016 - Special In-Camera Council Meeting

This is a Special In-Camera Meeting of Council.

May 11, 2016 - Recreation & Culture Advisory Committee Meeting

Recreation & Culture Advisory Committee Meeting

May 12, 2016 - Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting

Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting

May 16, 2016 - Special Council Meeting

This is a Special Meeting of Council for Policy Review.

May 17, 2016 -Traffic Committee Meeting - CANCELLED

Next meeting will be held on June 2, 2016 @ 2:00 pm.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - Special Council Meeting - Planning

This is a Special Meeting of Council for Planning. 5:15 pm - Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment for 3893 Concession 3 North 5:30 pm - Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment for 6781 North Side Road

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - Special In-Camera Council Meeting

This is a Special In-Camera Meeting of Council.

Guided Painting Workshop with Mudpuppy Gallery

Join us at the Libro Centre and tap into a talent you may not have known that you had! Mudpuppy Gallery hosts a series of beginner guided painting parties for both Youth and Adults.

June 7, 2016 - Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting - CANCELLED

This Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting has been cancelled for the month of June. The next meeting will take place on July 5th, 2016.

June 8, 2016 - Co-An Park Committee Meeting - CANCELLED

June's Co-An Park Committee Meeting is CANCELLED. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016.

June 13, 2016 - Special Council Meetng - Planning

This is a Special Meeting of Council for Planning to discuss a Zoning By-law Amendment @ 580 Middleside Road and a Proposed Draft Plan of Subdivision for Meadow View Estates.

June 13, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

June 13, 2016 - Special In-Camera Council Meeting

This is a Special In-Camera Meeting of Council.

June 15, 2016 - Audit & Finance Advisory Committee Meeting

Audit & Finance Advisory Committee Meeting

June 27, 2016 - Regular Council Meeting

This is a Regular Meeting of Council.

Recent News

6/20/2016

Amherstburg Land Holdings Update

Visit amherstburglandholdings.com for information updates! read more
6/16/2016

Police Services Board Meeting

The June 21st Amherstburg Police Services Board meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday June 29th at 7:00 p.m read more
5/18/2016

Town of Amherstburg Telephone Survey - Key Findings Report

View this news post and download the Key Findings Report from the Town of Amherstburg Telephone Survey. read more
2/8/2016

Amherstburg Embarks on a New Community Based Strategic Plan

Amherstburg is taking an important step in ensuring continued economic, social and community vitality. Participate in the process by taking the online community survey. read more
1/15/2016

Approved 2016 Budget

Amherstburg Council Passes 2016 Budget. See news post for further details. read more
11/25/2015

Citizen Engagement Session

A Citizen Engagement Session has been scheduled to discuss the proposed Mardi Gras event and other events requested to be held in the Downtown core going forward. read more
11/17/2015

Proposed Amendment to Dog By-law 2012-104

Council will consider an amendment to Dog By-law 2012-104 on Monday December 14, 2015 read more
11/17/2015

Proposed 2016 Budget

Administration has presented the Proposed 2016 Budget. View the budget, see the budget deliberation schedule, and provide comments here. **NOTE THAT A PUBLIC INPUT SESSION HAS BEEN SCHEDULED AND BUDGET DELIBERATION DATES HAVE CHANGED** read more
10/28/2015

Seeking Applications for the Accessibilty Advisory Committee

The Town is looking to fill a vacancy on this committee. read more
10/26/2015

Road Closures - Bridge & Culvert Rehabilitation Projects

The Town of Amherstburg recently awarded a contract for the rehabilitation of several culverts and bridges in Town. This work will result in road closures. read more
10/13/2015

Photo Contest Winners!

The winners of the "Take Your Best Shot at Amherstburg Photo Contest" have been selected. Results will be announced at the October 26, 2015 Council Meeting. read more
10/6/2015

Public Information Meeting - Coyotes in Urban Areas

Amherstburg residents are invited to join our friends at the Town of LaSalle for an educational and informational session about coyotes in Urban Areas. read more
10/1/2015

Regular Council Meeting on Tues. Oct. 13 has been Rescheduled

The Regular Council Meeting that was originally scheduled for Tuesday, October 13, 2015 has be moved to Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Meeting starts at 6:00pm. read more
9/25/2015

Boil Water Advisory CANCELLED on Boblo Island

A boil water advisory has ended on Boblo Island. read more
9/17/2015

Texas Road Construction Zone - Speed Advisory

The Town advises of a posted speed reduction in the Texas Road Construction Zone. read more
7/7/2015

Final Tax Notices

Your Final Tax Notice will include two levies that were recently passed by Council. read more
6/25/2015

Notice of Pesticide Use - Roadside and Sidewalk Weed Spraying Programs

Click here to see notices regarding the Roadside and Sidewalk Weed Spraying Programs read more
6/19/2015

Texas Road Reconstruction

Click here to see the construction limits for the Texas Road Reconstruction Project. read more
6/17/2015

Public Information Session - Lottery Licensing

The Town is holding a session for fundraising organizations to assist them in understanding the lottery licensing process. read more
5/29/2015

PUBLIC NOTICE! Illegal Dumping on Private or Town Property

The Town of Amherstburg By-law Division has recently been made aware of illegal dumping on Concession Roads. read more
5/13/2015

Notice of Pesticide Use

Mosquito Larviciding Program - West Nile Virus Program read more
5/13/2015

The 2015 Budget is Passed!

Click here for the final budget documents. read more
5/11/2015

Notice - Maintenance of Property

Do your part to beautify the Town! read more
4/16/2015

Advisory Regarding Coyotes

Coyotes have recently been sighted in the Town of Amherstburg, and an attack on a small dog has been reported. For more information on what to do if you see a coyote, click here. read more
4/9/2015

Dates for Budget Deliberations

Dates have been scheduled for budget deliberations. Please click here for more details. read more
3/12/2015

Revision to 2015 Council Meeting Calendar

The 2015 Council Meeting Calendar has been revised to allow for Special Meetings of Council. read more
3/10/2015

Town Wins "Municipality of the Year" Award from Festivals & Events Ontario

The Town wins this award for municipalities under 50,000 in population and shares it with the Town of Collingwood. read more
3/3/2015

The Media Comments on the Town's Financial Situation and Proposed Budget

Teresinha Medeiros from CKLW AM800 comments on Amherstburg's financial situation & the proposed budget. read more
3/3/2015

2015 Mosquito Control Program

Council has approved a mosquito nuisance control program for the Fraserville area of Town. read more
3/3/2015

Media Comments Regarding Amherstburg's Financial Situation and Proposed Budget

Teresinha Medeiros from CKLW AM800 comments on Amherstburg's financial situation & the proposed budget. read more
3/2/2015

Still Looking for Applicants for the Property Standards Committee

The deadline for accepting applications to the Property Standards Committee has been extended. read more
2/17/2015

Budget Meetings for Public Input

Meetings will be scheduled to obtain public input regarding the proposed 2015 budget. Click here to read more. read more
1/29/2015

Time Change to Council Meetings!

Change of Start Time for Regular Meetings of Council read more
1/26/2015

Snow Removal Reminder

Snow and ice must be removed from sidewalks on highways adjacent to occupied or unoccupied premises. Click here for more information. read more
1/19/2015

Notice: Noise By-law Exemption Request

Council will consider an exemption to Noise By-law 2001-43 on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. read more
1/13/2015

2015 Dog Tags

Renew or acquire your 2015 Dog Licenses now. Please click for more information. read more
12/15/2014

Winter Resident Reminder - Sidewallk Snow Removal

Please click for more information. read more
11/21/2014

Update on the Financial Services Review

The Director of Financial Services provides an update on initiatives based on the Financial Services Review recently prepared by Deloitte LLP. read more
11/10/2014

New Council Inauguration Ceremony

Please click here for an invitation to the inauguration ceremony for the new Council. read more
10/28/2014

Essex Powerlines Public Info Session

Essex Powerlines is hosting a Public Information Session on Tuesday, November 26, 2014 to provide information regarding electricity distribution and electricity rate applications. read more
10/21/2014

Postponement of Council Meetings

The October 6 and November 3, 2014 Council meetings have been postponed due to limited municipal business on the agendas. These meetings have been rescheduled to Monday, November 17, 2014. read more
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