Heritage Celebrations

 Mackenzie Hall facade

2022 Heritage Activities & Events:

City of Windsor Heritage Recognition Awards

Heritage Recognition Awards will be presented in-person during an outdoor presentation of Built Heritage Awards on September 22, 2022.

Doors Open Windsor 2022 StoryMap

The City of Windsor is proud to announce that we are major sponsors of Doors Open Windsor 2022!

Be a tourist in your own city for a weekend, or if you’re from out of town come for a visit! Discover and experience Windsor’s story as told by the people and places in the sites that will be featured on this year’s Doors Open Windsor lineup.

Saturday, September 24, and Sunday, September 25. There’s lots to see and it’s all free!

For a map of all the sites featured this year and details, visit the Doors Open Windsor 2022 Esri StoryMap.

Mackenzie Hall Masonry Restoration Presentation

Join us for an indoor presentation on the conservation work conducted at the building over the years, with a focus on the recent masonry restoration project, followed by an outdoor guided walk-around of the building.

Featuring guest speakers:

  • Don Snyder, Friends of the Court
  • Brandon Calleja, City of Windsor
  • Jason Grossi, Studio g+G Inc.

The presentation will be held on-location at Mackenzie Hall, 3277 Sandwich Street, on September 25, 2022, at 2:30 p.m. – a featured event as part of the Doors Open Windsor 2022 lineup.

City of Windsor Heritage Scavenger Hunt

In partnership with Doors Open Windsor, the City of Windsor is happy to launch its first official Heritage Scavenger Hunt contest!

Test your knowledge of architectural features and physical attributes of heritage buildings across Windsor for a chance to win a prize.

The contest involves correctly identifying 22 architectural details. All details are visible from public areas and sidewalks. Successful participants will be entered into a prize draw. There will be three (3) fun prizes in support of Windsor local businesses and organizations available.

City of Windsor Heritage Scavenger Hunt 2022 (Fillable PDF)

To submit your answers, fill out the final Answers Page of the PDF and send it to Zoomplanning@citywindsor.ca by email.

The contest starts on September 12, 2022, and ends on September 26, 2022.

Happy hunting and good luck!