Go visit Art in the Park 2009 this weekend, June 6 & 7, 2009
Go visit Art in the Park 2009 this weekend, June 6 & 7, 2009

This year Art in the Park has decided to stay up late for an evening called “Into The Night”.  Into the Night takes place on Saturday June 6th from 2-9PM.

This wonderful evening from 6pm to 9pm includes live music, food – for the first time ever – a variety of full-bodied, vibrant flavoured wines.

WindsorEats members  Mezzo Ristorante & Lounge, Thai Palace and Hikari Japanese Restaurant will also be available for this spectacular musical evening. Please note that vendors will not be open after 6 PM Saturday to accommodate this special evening.

Live dramatic performances (such as Romeo and Juliet) will be presented by The Drama Space Saturday June 6 starting at 12 noon . Don’t miss out on this fabulous performance.

Advance tickets are available at all Shoppers Drug Marts throughout Windsor, Tecumseh, Essex and Leamington. Advanced tickets can be purchased for a discounted rate of $4 per person. Tickets are sold for $5 at the gates.

Free parking and shuttle service to the park is available from the Hiram Walker parking lot on Riverside Drive and at The GM Transmission Plant. Shuttle service is provided by Transit Windsor. See shuttle schedule for times.

This will be the 31st year that the Rotary Club of Windsor (1918), acting as the agent for the Rotary Club of Windsor Foundation Fund, will be presenting Art in the Park, here in Windsor.

Art in the Park is held the first full weekend in June of each year, and is the signature event that launches Windsors festival season. This event is one of Ontario’s largest outdoor arts and crafts shows with exhibitors from all over Ontario, Quebec and the state of Michigan. The exhibitors display and retail their wares in booths set up around the 15.5 acres of gated grounds surrounding the beautiful and historic Willistead Mansion in Walkerville (Windsor), Ontario.

Art in the Park admission hours are Saturday, June 6, 2009 from 10am to 9pm and Sunday, June 7, 2009 from 10am to 5pm.

Children 12 and under get in free when accompanied by an adult.

All proceeds raised by this event go toward supporting the restoration of Willistead Manor and supporting local childrens charities such as  The John McGivney Centre for Children and Maryvale Adolescent and Family Services.