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City of Windsor Birthday Celebration

City of Windsor birthday cake 

Each year, we celebrate the City of Windsor's birthday with a Mayor's Walk along the riverfront and a birthday party. This is an opportunity to join in some free family fun and celebrate Windsor alongside citizens from all across the city.

Windsor's 126th Birthday Celebration in 2018

Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018. 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Our 126th birthday celebration in 2018 includes the Annual Mayor's Walk; the Grand Opening of the New Windsor City Hall with tours of the new facility; and a party with stage entertainment, food, activities and more in Senator Croll Park at City Hall Square. Stay tuned for exciting details on this event as they become available. #Windsor126 #HappyBdayWindsor

Thank you to our sponsors and partners: KPMG, Zehrs Markets, Tim Hortons, AM800CKLW, CTV, YourTV, snapd Windsor, the Windsor Star, Caesars Windsor Cares, Optimist Club Riverside, Train Safety Windsor, The Keg Steakhouse and Bar (490 Division Road and 1 Riverside Drive West), the University of Windsor, OSCAR Construction and the Windsor Port Authority.

The celebration will include:

  • 10:00 a.m. - Annual Mayor's Walk (Start at Ambassador Park, along waterfront, to downtown)
  • 11:00 a.m. - Grand Opening, Ribbon-Cutting and Tours of New Windsor City Hall (entrance of the new building)
  • 11:30 a.m. - City's 126th Birthday Celebration (Senator Croll Park and surrounding area at City Hall Square)

Features of the Celebration include...

Free and Fun (*while supplies last*)

  • Commemorative coin
  • Hot dogs sponsored by Zehrs Markets
  • Cupcakes sponsored by OSCAR Construction
  • Water bottles from the University of Windsor Alumni

Cultural Dance

  • Chayton Hedgepeth (First Nations)
  • Nupur Jhankar (Classical Indian Dance)
  • Hungarian Dance Group
  • Filipino Dance Group
  • Opanak Serbian Folklore Ensemble
  • Slovak Domovina Dancers


  • Bouncy  castle and toddler obstacle course
  • Mini putt
  • Chevrolet Detroit Belle-Isle Grand Prix car on site
  • Windsor Fire and Rescue - fire truck on site
  • Windsor Public Library - FRED - Mobile Library
  • Dancing Bear from the Windsor Sculpture Park
  • YouCan the TouCan from Adventure Bay
  • Bomber from the Windsor Spitfires Hockey Club
  • Windsor Express Dance Team
  • Balloon creations with magic tricks
  • Historical walking tour by Museum Windsor
  • Chalk art with Riverside Optimist
  • Monster mural with Riverside Optimist
  • Science City - hands-on science-based family fun
  • Sculpture Park family friendly activities
  • snapd Windsor - on-site selfie station
  • Bike Windsor Essex
  • Train Safety
  • AM800 CKLW Traveling Trailer
  • Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island 
  • Windsor Wishing Wall
  • "I Love Windsor Because ..." chalkboards
  • Dance Freeze
  • Bubble fun
  • Scooter games
  • Hula Hoop Pass
  • Colouring station

Previous City of Windsor Birthday Celebrations 


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