Tourism & Events
The Town of Tecumseh is proud to have been recognized as the "Best Festival City" for a Town under the population of 200,000 by Festivals & Events Ontario. Be sure to join in on all the fun right in our own back yard.
The Town of Tecumseh is proud to host a series of free community concerts where residents and vistors can come out and enjoy an exciting lineup of musical talent, artistic presentations and family entertainment. Bring along a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the day and evening in the beautiful settings of our local parks. Click here for more details.
Victoria Day Weekend Fireworks - Sunday, May 18th at Green Acres Optimist Park. Hosted by the Optimist Club of St. Clair Beach, spectacular fireworks will light up the sky. Details may be found at www.scboptimist.org.
Fishing Derby - Saturday, June 14th at Lakewood Park. Children ages 4-14 are invited to compete in the annual derby. Free registration! All you need to bring is your fishing rod & bait. Refreshments will be supplied by the Optimist Club of St. Clair Beach. Prizes for Largest Fish, Most Fish Caught, and Smallest Fish. Donations of can goods to support local food banks is much appreciated. Details may be found at www.scboptimist.org.
Art of Eating Food & Wine Festival - June 21st and June 22nd at Lakewood Park. Named one of the Top 100 Festivals in Ontario. Enjoy two days of mouth-watering delectable foods, rich wines of various aromas and flavours along with live local entertainment from some of the area's most exciting and talented performers. Details may be found at www.artofeatingtecumseh.com or at www.tecumsehbia.com.
International Dragon Boat Festival - July 11th - 13th at Lakewood Park. Whether you are on a Dragon Boat team or a supporter from the shoreline, this festival promises to be fun for everyone. Funds raised help support breast cancer treatments here in Essex County. Call 519-739-9588 or visit www.dragonboatsonline.com for more information.
Hospice Triathlon - August 9th at Lacasse Park and August 10th at Lakewood Park. On Saturday, children ages 7-15 compete in the Kids for Hospice Triathlon within Lacasse Park. On Sunday, the adults compete in a triathlon starting with the swim portion off Lakewood Park, through the Town of Tecumseh and finishing back at the park. More information is availabe at www.tecumsehtriathlon.com.
39th Annual Tecumseh Corn Festival - August 21st - 24th at Lacasse Park. Join Nibby the Corncob for fantastic family entertainment, contests and activities including a vendor village, mid-way carnival, festival tent, the Miss Tecumseh Pageant, the "Largest Small Town Parade" and of course delicious hot-buttered corn on the cob. Click on the Corn Festival quick link located on the right hand side of your screen for more information.
Skateboarding Competition - Saturday, August 30th at Tecusmeh Skate Park. Great prizes to be won. Registration starts at 10:00 a.m. Competition starts at 11:00 a.m. Click here for more information.
Tecumseh Terry Fox Run - September 14th at Green Acres Park. Inspired by a dream. Grounded in Tradition. Volunteer-Driven. Participate in the annual Terry Fox Fun for cancer research. Participate as an individual, as a family, or as a team. Run, Walk, Bike, or Rollerblade along the 2km / 5km / 10km route (wheelchair accessible). Lots of family fun entertainment to follow. For more inforamtion visit www.terryfox.org.