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!
Check out one of Ontario’s oldest agricultural fairs, at the Picton Fairgrounds.This a good, old fashioned country fairwith something for everyone.
Campbell’s Orchards 50thAnniversary Bash
The Campbell family and their team cordially invite you to join the celebration which will include live music, local craft cider, wine, and beer pop-ups, artisans and food vendors, as well as some special guests.
Sandbanks Music Festival
Be sure to check out the Sandbanks Music Festival 2019 which is a music, family and food event at the Sandbanks Provincial Park Outlet Beach Stage. This year’s headliner is Grapes of Wrath, plus 7 more artists, food trucks, local beer/wine/cider and free all day kids programming!
Taste Community Grown
TASTE community grown is one of Prince Edward County’s most highly anticipated wine and culinary festivals. This family-friendly day-long festival will host more than 50 vendors and hundreds of guests in an airplane hangar showing The County and the people of Southern Ontario just how we grow things on our very magical home community.
Fall Birding in PEC
Join experts and special guests for a series of guided walks, talks and special crafts and games during fall bird migration at the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory. This is one of the province’s best places to see the colourful and unusual birds that stop along the shores of Lake Ontario on their migratory routes.
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.
Details: Visit PEC
Art is everywhere in The County. Discover the boundless creativity of Canadian fine artists and artisans along the Prince Edward County Arts Trail.
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…