This Week in the ‘Burg

Welcome to “This Week in the ‘Burg” – your weekly guide to the pulse of Amherstburg.

Each week, we’ll be your trusted source for all the latest happenings, events, and must-see attractions in our charming town. Whether you’re looking for exciting ways to spend your free time or a visitor eager to immerse yourself in our town’s history, we’ve got you covered.

Grab your calendar and let’s dive into all the excitement that Amherstburg has to offer this week!

Rhododendron gardens on the north end of Kings Navy Yard Park

Rhodendron gardens in Kings Navy Yard Park

Monday, June 17 to Monday, June 24

Events Happening This Week

Open Air Weekends: June 21-23

  • Experience open patios, live entertainment, children’s activities, and more. Downtown streets will be closed to vehicle traffic at 3pm on Friday until 8pm on Sunday.
  • Click here to see this weekend’s full event lineup.

Amherstburg Farmer’s Market: June 22

  • Visit the Amherstburg Farmer’s Market at GL Heritage Brewery this Saturday from 9am to 1pm. Rain or shine!
  • Click here to get the latest updates on this weekend’s market.

Canada Day is coming soon: July 1st

  • Food trucks, kids activities, free admission to Fort Malden, concert, fireworks and more!
  • Click here to learn more about Canada Day in Amherstburg this year.


Shop & Dine in Amherstburg!

River Bookshop

  • Story Time Sunday takes place at 11am in front of the bookshop
  • LGBTQ+ discussion with Walter Cassidy this Sunday at 1pm.
  • Visit River Bookshop online here

Owl’s Nest Emporium

  • Extended hours! Owl’s Nest will be open until 9pm on Fridays & Saturdays and 6pm on Sundays during Open Air Weekends
  • Visit Owl’s Nest online here

Lot 10 Brewing Company

  • LIVE music from 7pm to 11pm on Saturday on Lot 10’s patio!
  • Visit Lot 10 online here

Everybuddies Place Game Cafe

  • Wrap up the school year with a day filled with fun, learning and team-building! Participate in engaging activities and games, with a full cafe offering meal deals.
  • Everybuddies Place can host up to 27 people for your next get together.
  • Visit Everybuddies Place online here

Flow Cafe & Bikes

  • Bike rentals are now available!
  • Enjoy bike rentals, and check out their picnic packages for two people.
  • Visit Flow Cafe & Bikes here

GL Heritage

Evelyn’s Candy House

  • Custom s’mores platters are a great addition to your summer getaway, graduation party, or just a summer night!
  • Visit Evelyn’s Candy House online here

Soldier re-enactment at Fort Malden NHS

fort malden soldiers

Must See Attractions

Fort Malden National Historic Site

  • Wednesday to Sunday: 10am to 5pm. Musket demonstrations every hour!
  • Visit their website for more information here

Amherstburg Freedom Museum

  • Open Tuesday thru Friday: 12pm to 5pm and Saturday & Sunday 1pm to 5pm
  • Visit their website for more information here

Gibson Gallery

  • Open Thursday thru Sunday this week from 11am to 5pm
  • Visit their website for more information here

Park House Museum

  • Opening soon! The museum roof is under construction. Stay tuned for more updates
  • Visit their website for more information here

Check back next week for more updates!