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!
Canada Day Celebrations
Celebrate Canada Day in Wellington with locals and visitors. Lots of fun activities including the Parade which starts at 10:30am; Rotary Ribs in the Park; Strawberry Social; Lunch on the Lawn.
Enjoy the 8thannual lavender festival. Admission to the festival is $10 per person and free for children 12 and under. Visitors will have a full lavender experience! You can pick your own lavender and see how the essential oil is made etc.
Table at the Farm Dinner
These dinners promote sustainability, the local, seasonal, the conscious omnivore and the Mediterranean diets. All food is grown and raised at the farm. Meet people who appreciate simple, delicious and ethically produced food.
Saturday Braai Dinner
A uniquely South African barbeque experience awaits you in wine country. The evening will be a great opportunity to set the tone for a wonderful summer of wine, delicious local food in the heart of beautiful Prince Edward County. Date: Sat, 20 July 2019. Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Location: Norman Hardie Winery and Vineyard
Wellington Farmers’ Market
Wellington Farmers’ Market is an eclectic, outdoor market on the shore of Lake Ontario. You can find gourmet food, jewelry, sweets, cosmetics, metal art, organic fruits and vegetables, antiques, clothing, or gifts for the hard-to-please. Be sure to visit the market on weekends!
Location: United Church Car Park in Wellington
Time: 8am to 1pm
There is always something going on in The County!
For a comprehensive list of events taking place in Prince Edward County visit the PEC Tourism Website.
Art is everywhere in The County. Discover the boundless creativity of Canadian fine artists and artisans along the Prince Edward County Arts Trail.
There is so much to do in PEC. Check out this list and make the most of your Summer!
The County is a great place to explore on a bike. Wellington Willows is a cycle friendly B&B. Come visit PEC and explore wineries, beaches and so much more…