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Open Streets Windsor: Ontario 150 Celebration

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And that's a wrap ...

Open Streets Windsor: Ontario 150 Celebration took place on Sunday, September 17, 2017, and thousands came out to enjoy the festivities on a truly beautiful day. Thank you to everyone who visited and everyone who volunteered to helped to make this another huge success!

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See our Open Streets 2017 highlights video:

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Where is the route?

  • Open Streets covers an approximately 8-kilometre span from Sandwich in the west to Ford City in the east.
  • See the latest Route Map.

What is Open Streets about?​

Open Streets are unique events that have been held in over 100 cities in North America and involve the temporary closure of roadways to vehicular traffic, allowing people to use them for a host of healthy and fun physical activities like walking, cycling, yoga, dancing and fitness.

The goals of Open Streets Windsor are to:

  • Encourage active transportation and physical activity;
  • Encourage community building activities;
  • Promote community-led active living initiatives;
  • Showcase recently improved streetscapes;
  • Provide an opportunity for local businesses and organizations to participate along the route.

New this year - An Ontario 150 Celebration!

That's right! We have an entire hub at Open Streets dedicated to Ontario's 150th Anniversary and the magnificent history and diversity in our community. Visit the Ontario 150 Hub on University Avenue between Bruce and Janette. Learn about using 3D printing to create a model of our provincial flower - the Trillium. Take a break from the route to sit and enjoy a musical or dance performance by one of our many multicultural groups. View the Museum Windsor and First Nations exhibits or join in with everyone painting a mural. Enjoy a cupcake or cookie as you celebrate Ontario's 150 with your friends, family and neighbours.

Activities: See our detailed activity list and our map of activity hub highlights.

Follow us & Tag Photos #OSWindsor, and join our Open Streets Windsor - Ontario 150 Celebration event page on Facebook.

Forr general information, call 311. For detailed inquiries, contact us at:

Open Streets Windsor: Ontario 150 Celebration
Michael Chantler
Project Manager
2450 McDougall Street, Windsor, Ontario, N8X 3N6
Phone: 519-253-2300 x 2725
Email: openstreets@citywindsor.ca

Open Streets Windsor is funded [in part] by Ontario 150 and the City of Windsor.
Open Streets Windsor est financée [en partie] par le programme Ontario 150 et la Ville de Windsor.

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