If you are looking for something new, fun, and safe to do this weekend, check out the nearest pedestrian-only zones in Ontario’s Southwest. "Pedestrian-only" areas mean that the roads are closed to cars to allow pedestrians to dine, shop, and walk safely in the open street.

Here are the pedestrian-only areas that open each weekend in our region all summer.



You can walk safely through the streets downtown Amherstburg and enjoy the local businesses that will be serving customers outdoors in the open air.

Where to Eat


If you are in the mood to enjoy an extended patio, try one of the following options:


Open Streets in Kingsville has returned for a third year and will be open every Saturday, until Sept 3rd.

Where to Eat

You'll want to come back every weekend to enjoy the extended patios at the following locations:


Safely support local businesses in Sarnia during Weekend Walkabouts on select dates. 

Where to Eat

We suggest visiting the following places to grab a bite to eat while you are there:


Visit Via Italia (Little Italy) during one of their Summer Street Closure weekends to roam Erie Street from 5 p.m. until 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. See event below for dates. 

Where to Eat

Enjoy authentic Italian food and good vibes at the following patios:

No car? No problem!

As of August 4th 2022, FlixBus routes have been added to bring passengers to 300 Chatham Street West, Windsor from London for only $18.99, Toronto for $31.99, Ottawa for $93.99, and etc. Click here to plan your trip using FlexBus.