Quickly becoming known as the Hamptons of Ontario, Prince Edward County is a hot spot for visitors interested in wine, food, art and nature. Conveniently located for guests travelling from Toronto, Ottawa or Montreal, The County offers a diverse range of experiences for visitors to enjoy in all four seasons. There is always something happening in The County, so come and experience it all for yourself.
Located on the north shore of Lake Ontario, Wellington is a picturesque village centrally located amongst the many wineries in beautiful Prince Edward County. It is the perfect spot from which to explore all that The County has to offer. Wellington has many kilometers of waterfront that overlook the largest freshwater sand dunes in the world located in Sandbanks Provincial Park. Take a walk to our local beach and stroll along the boardwalk, or ride your bike and explore the old architecture of the homes in the area. You will also find fabulous restaurants along Main Street where you can sample farm-to-table fare. Whether you are looking for an action packed getaway or some downtime, this is the place to be.
Every month there is something happening in The County. Come join in on the fun!
Healthy Parks, Healthy People Day
Free entry to all Ontario Parks on this day. Special events celebrate and encourage people to enjoy nature for a day. Visit Sandbanks, Lake on the Mountain and North Beach to discover three of the amazing Provincial Parks in Prince Edward County.
Wine & Food Fair at Sandbanks Winery
Complimentary tours of the winemaking facilities, local food vendors and live music are all happening at the winery.
Wellington Farmers’ Market
The 2018 market season has begun! Any given market day you can find gourmet food, jewellery, home-made treats, metal art, antiques, collectibles or gifts for the hard-to-please. Jamie Kennedy will be there selling his famous fries. Local musicians will also be at the market. Saturdays 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Sundays 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.