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!
PEC Studio Tour
This event is celebrating 25 years as Ontario’s most diverse self-guided studio tour, with 38 artists in 27 locations. Visit the many studios here in Wellington and throughout The County.
TASTE Community Grown
One of PEC’s most anticipated wine and culinary festivals takes place at Loch Sloy Hangers from 11am to 5pm. Tickets $20 at the door or online.
Annual County Marathon
Featuring a Boston Qualifying Full Marathon, Half Marathon for Runners, Walkers and Wheeled Athletes as well as a Team Challenge. Starting point is in Wellington and race ends in Picton.
Giant pumpkins, pumpkin pie, pumpkin hats, pumpkin parades, pancake breakfasts and more! The whole town of Wellington comes together to celebrate the , be sure to stay for the Pumpkin Parade.
Homegrown: County Craft Brewing Festival
Homegrown | County Craft Brewing Festival celebrates local growers, markers, and tasters of craft beer and cider in the #GCA (Greater County Area) by bringing together brewers, farmers, and families to toast the harvest season. Come get a taste of what’s local and on-tap on Saturday, Oct. 27, 11am-7pm outside in the fresh air at the Crystal Palace fairgrounds.
Breakfast at The Willows
You’ve seen the photos, you’ve read the reviews, now’s your chance to experience breakfast at Wellington Willows Boutique Bed & Breakfast. For two days only, we are serving up our gourmet breakfasts to the public.
Event Dates: Saturday 24thand Sunday 25thNovember 2018
Event time 9:00 to 10:30am
Event Cost: $20.00 + HST
Seating at the kitchen table is limited, so book now. Call or email to book your space. Saturday’s breakfast will be savoury and Sunday’s breakfast will be sweet. NB: We are unable to cater for persons with dietary restrictions for this special event.
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.