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ONTARIO’S BLUE COAST

SARNIA-LAMBTON

OFFICIAL TRAVEL GUIDE


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ONTBLUECOAST.COM
Welcome to our Communities

As Warden of Lambton County it I take great pride in welcoming Welcome to the Land of the
is my pleasure to welcome you you to beautiful Sarnia-Lambton. Bluewater -Sarnia-Lambton.
to the home of Discoveries That As the Member of Provincial As the Federal Member of
Matter. Parliament, it is truly a pleasure Parliament for this beautiful
Lambton County is located to introduce you to some of the community, I’m pleased to
along more than 100 km of many highlights of our region. welcome you to enjoy our lakes
waterfront and pristine beaches It all begins with our spectacular and rivers, forests and fields
where numerous festivals, water scenery! Whether you’re crossing and arts and culture. We have
sports and recreational activities the magnificent Bluewater countless opportunities for you to
occur throughout the year. Bridge, driving along the experience.
The Lambton County Regional picturesque St. Clair Parkway, We are located on the shores
Trails system allows active or exploring the backroads of of the St. Clair River and Lake
transportation enthusiasts the our unique small towns, there’s Huron, and also on the border of
opportunity to experience the always something new to the United States and Canada at
natural assets of our community. discover in every season. Port Huron.
Fresh and locally sourced If you’re looking for fun and Our arts and culture community
produce can be found at area recreation, relax on our sandy are truly world class. Whether
farmers’ markets and some white beaches, tee off at world- you love theatre, art or music,
orchards allow visitors to pick class golf courses, enjoy the Sarnia-Lambton has incredible
their own produce. great outdoors of our parks, amenities suited to every taste
Theatre productions in Petrolia, conservation areas and nature and age group. There are
Sarnia, and the Grand Bend trails, or experience fishing, amazing outdoor opportunities
area are bursting with talent boating and water sports on the for explorers and adventurers of
while Lambton’s museums world renowned blue waters of every skill set.
recount stories from our rich Lake Huron and the St. Clair We are the birthplace of oil in
past, including tales from the River. North America, and have evolved
oil industry whose roots, going Searching for great culture? into a diverse industrial heartland
back more than 150 years, can We’ve got something for the that produces almost one third
be found right here in Lambton whole family to enjoy, including of Canada’s petrochemicals.
County. Of course, visitors art galleries, music, live theatre, We are a bio-hub for both
will also want to expand their fascinating museums and a rich the biochemical industry, and
relationship with the visual arts collection of historical sites. renewable energy.
by visiting the world class Judith
& Norman Alix Art Gallery in Top that off with award-winning Exciting and innovative
downtown Sarnia. For an infusion restaurants, one-of-a-kind relationships exist between
of music, colour, and tradition, shopping experiences and a wide agriculture, academia, industry
check out the many special variety of accommodations – and the community at large. One
events that take place at local and you’ll find everything you’re of the largest solar farms in North
Indigenous communities. looking for to create a truly America is in the riding.
memorable holiday. Sarnia-Lambton is truly a
Lambton County is a community
ripe with activities, places, and What will you choose to enjoy? destination you should visit - see
events to experience. It is my The options are limited only by first hand our Discoveries That
desire that you will enjoy your your imagination! Matter.
time here and that we will see
you again soon.
Sincerely,
Bob Bailey MP Marilyn Gladu
MPP Sarnia-Lambton www.marilyngladu.com
Warden Bill Weber www.bobbaileympp.com
County of Lambton
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CONTENTS

Fireworks under the Bluewater Bridges, Photo Credit Lou Sprenger

Tourism Sarnia-Lambton would


Welcome to our Communities............................4
like to thank the many volunteer
photographers, tourism partners, Beaches..................................................................8
staff and designers who have donated Boating & Cruising..............................................10
their photos for the production of
this publication. Fun & Festive........................................................12
While every effort is made to ensure Fresh & Local.......................................................16
the accuracy of information in this Calendar of Events..............................................24
guide, Tourism Sarnia-Lambton Cycling & Trails....................................................26
cannot be responsible for any errors
or omissions. Adventure & Sport..............................................32
Tourism Sarnia-Lambton (TSL), is the Art & Culture........................................................36
Official, Not-For-Profit, Destination First Nations.........................................................42
Marketing Organization for the
Theatre..................................................................44
County of Lambton.
Where to Stay......................................................48
This complimentary publication is
printed in Canada. Camping................................................................56
FYI Visitors - If you need accessible We Love Our Neighbours..................................60
entry to any of these businesses, we Travel Information...............................................81
recommend you contact them directly.

1-800-265-0316 | www.OntBlueCoast.com
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Linda Miller, ABR, CERC
Broker

Re/Max Sarnia Realty Inc


1319 Exmouth St.
Sarnia,ON • N7S 3Y1
519-542-9999 (office)
519-381-7002 (mobile)
linda.miller@remax.net
forsalebylinda.com

Sarnia-Lambton
A great place to visit,
a better place to live.
Any member of the Sarnia-Lambton
Real Estate Board would be pleased
to find you a new home.

555 Exmouth Street


Sarnia, Ontario N7T 5P6
www.sarnia.ca
Phone: (519) 336-6871
www.mls-sarnia.com .

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Lambton College
Lambton College is a provincial leader in
education, training, and applied research.
For more than 50 years, the College has
worked to align programs with the needs of
industry by expanding student capacity for
experiential learning opportunities.

Beyond building a global reputation for


producing talented, job-ready graduates,
these growing initiatives have also solidified
Lambton College’s position as a national
leader in providing an outstanding post-
secondary education and a well-rounded
student experience to more than 13,000
students from 20 countries around the world.
1457 London Road, Sarnia
Lambtoncollege.ca

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BEACHES

Sarnia-Lambton is your destination for sparkling blue


water and soft sandy beaches. Dive into Ontario’s Blue
Coast for excitement, adventure and fun, or enjoying
the sun on your skin as you relax to sound of the waves
crashing upon our shores. Our Coastline from Grand
Bend to Point Edward and Sarnia to St Clair Township
is home to some of the Top World Class Inland Beaches
in North America, giving visitors the ultimate beach
experience that you have been looking for!
Just look for the Blue Flag. When you see a Set your sights on Main Beach in Grand Bend
Blue Flag flying, you know a beach or marina for a quintessential beach town experience.
is clean and accessible, has great water This popular sandy beach features a
quality, meets high safety standards and is splash pad, boardwalk, an easy access to
working hard to protect local shorelines and restaurants and shopping. Connect with a
ecosystems. There are only 26 Blue Flag local outfitter and try parasailing, flyboarding,
beaches in all of Canada, and Ontario’s Blue wakeboarding, waterskiing or tubing, or jam
Coast is home to two. out on the beach with free weekly concerts
all summer long.
If peaceful relaxation is what you’re after,
look no further than Canatara Beach. However you define a water-filled day of fun,
Stretching nearly a kilometre along the endless options await along Ontario’s Blue
shores of Lake Huron near the mouth of the Coast.
St. Clair River, this urban beach has plenty of
kid-friendly activities including a BMX bike Blue Flag® - An International and
track and animal farm and is close to any prestigious designation to indicate a beach or
urban comforts you might require. marina meets a stringent set of criteria.

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Xtreme Water Sports, Grand Bend

Beach Volleyball, Canatara Beach, Sarnia.


Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger
Pinery, Grand Bend

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The Shores of Lake Huron

4 Bright’s Grove Beach

4 Ipperwash Beach

4 Pinery Beach

The Shores of St. Clair River

4 Brander Park

4 Seager Park
www.twp.stclair.on.ca Beaches, Grand Bend

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BOATING & CRUISING

Looking to set sail on some of the bluest waters this side


of the equator? Just head west. Cruise into our waters on
your own boat and dock at one of our many marinas,
(two of which are Blue Flag status) or borrow one from
one of our many friendly outfitters when you arrive.
Yachting is highlighted by the annual Port Further north, you’ll find two of only 8
Huron to Mackinac Race in July. The shore Blue Flag marinas in all of Canada. Both
is lined with thousands of enthusiastic Port Franks and Grand Bend Marina have
onlookers and the river filled with a parade achieved Blue Flag status due to their
of boats, as fabulous world-class yachts sail commitment to environmental standards.
out to their starting points in the lake. Sailing
enthusiasts can take part in the annual Looking to rent a boat when you arrive?
Sailfest Regatta, one of the many events Pontoon boat rentals capable of
hosted by the vibrant sailing community at accommodating a maximum of ten adults are
the Sarnia Yacht Club. available from Bridgeview Marine Services,
while Deep Wave Rentals and Xtreme Water
When you’re ready to call it a night, dock your Sports in Lambton Shores offer weekly
boat at some of the friendliest marinas in the powerboat rentals for visitors looking for
Great Lakes. Both Sarnia Bay Marina and some fun on the water during their stay.
Bridgeview Marina located in Point Edward
offer every amenity needed to enjoy your Whatever floats your boat, we’re ready to
summer home away from home. host your next adventure.
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Boating on the St. Clair River
near Corunna

Maciknaw Sail Boat Race, Lake Huron.


Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger

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Duc d’Orleans II
Come sail with us on the beautiful and scenic Duc D’Orleans II Cruise Ship
St. Clair River aboard the Duc d’Orleans II. A Cruise the beautiful St. Clair
family owned business for over 30 years we River aboard our ship
offer a narrated lunch cruise from Monday – • Ideal for company picnics,
Saturday pointing out areas of interest and a weddings, reunions, or
bit of history, reservations required. We also corporate affairs
offer a “cruise only” on Sundays. A perfect • Daily luncheon cruises
way to spend a sunny afternoon. Charters • Sunday afternoon cruises
also available. Departs Mackenzie Park, Sarnia
Reservations required
297 Front Street North, Sarnia (519) 337-5152 • Toll free: 1-888-493-9941
ducdorleans.com www.ducdorleans.com

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FUN & FESTIVE

Sarnia-Lambton is the Hub for Ontario Fun and Festive


Activities. Our Culture, Heritage, Festivals, Music and
Events will Inspire you to head outside, whether it’s
shopping in the Sunshine along the Grand Bend Strip,
visiting our Communities History at the Oil Museum
of Canada and Petrolia Discovery, or experiencing the
Electric Energy of a First Friday in Downtown Sarnia, join
us and celebrate our four seasons in Sarnia-Lambton.
Our arts & culture celebrations always pack the world’s top talent and November’s South
a venue! The Lambton Film and Food Festival Western International Film Festival gives a
in May showcases some of the world’s top chance for festival goers to mingle with some
talent at this annual event. November’s South of the top filmmakers from across the globe.
Western International Film Festival give you
a chance for festival goers to mingle with Lastly, who can forget about the food? Enjoy
some of the top filmmakers from across the heaps of tzatziki and gyros at Greekfest,
globe. vegan food trucks at Vegfest, and slabs of
mouthwatering ribs at Ribfest, before wetting
Our arts and culture celebrations always your whistle with delicious craft beer or cider
pack a venue, too. The Lambton Film and at Beachfest on Grand Bend’s Main Beach.
Food Festival in May showcases some of
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Bluewater Borderfest
Photo Credit: Metcalfe Photography

Summer Sunset Sounds


Photo Credit:Janette Baillie

Artzscape by the Bay, Centennial Park, Sarnia.


Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger

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Lambton Food & Film Festival Sarnia Kinsmen Ribfest
Join us for screenings of award winning An annual tradition since 1999, enjoy
Canadian and international films plus great mouth-watering ribs, inflatables, and live
food, entertainment, shopping, a youth short entertainment on stage nightly.
film competition, and more in downtown 430 Front Street North, Sarnia
Forest at the Kineto Theatre, one of the oldest Centennial Park
remaining movie theatres in Ontario. sarniakinsmen.ca
24 King St W, Forest
forestfestivals.ca

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Doors of Petrolia. Photo Credit: JoeGoPhoto.com

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SWIFF
In 2019, the Southwestern International Film FOREST FESTIVALS
Festival will celebrate its 5th anniversary! FOREST KIWANIS
PRESENTED BY CLUB AT THE
From November 7-10, SWIFF will feature KINETO THEATRE THE OLDEST MODERNIZED
THEATRE IN NORTH AMERICA!

fifteen films, an opening night party, two Lambton


concerts, a free VR exhibit, filmmaker FILM & FOOD
FESTIVAL
talks, filmmaking workshops and one giant Weekly New Movie
4th Weekend in May
celebration of the film & music. SWIFF is Award-winning Canadian and
Releases!
a unique and exciting event that provides international films and docs Friday, Saturday, Sunday and
Tuesday at 8 pm
programming for kids, seniors, teenagers and Open-air farmers’ market
$5 for 2D, $7 for 3D
adults looking to have a fun night out. Unique dining experiences
around town Popcorn, drinks and treats
168 North Christina Street, Sarnia Visit ForestFestivals.ca for film schedules & events.
swiff.ca
KINSMEN CLUB
Starlight Casino OF SARNIA
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$5: Friday & Saturday - after 6pm
unlike any other. NEW: Saturday & Sunday 2 - 4pm, Kids Activities
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FRESH & LOCAL

Alternate Grounds Dockside Restaurant, Sarnia.


Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger

Sip wine and chat with the winemakers who made it all
by hand. Sink your teeth into fresh caught lake fish while
enjoying a front row seat to one of the best sunsets in the
world. From hops to crops, there’s a new culinary scene
splashing up in Ontario, and it’s all inspired by the laid-
back lifestyles and farm fresh flavours of Lambton County.
Located in the heart of the world’s wine belt, commercial meadery Munro Honey and
surrounded by lush and peaceful Lambton Meadery offers a chance to sample the
County countryside, owners Marc and Anne unique flavours of mead wine.
at Alton Farms Estate Winery are taking a
hands-on approach to carving out a new There are over 2150 farms in Lambton County,
Ontario wine region, picking every grape and and a roadside farmstand or farmer’s market
labeling every bottle of their lightly filtered, is never hard to come by. Experience the
sustainably-produced wines by hand. aroma of fresh herbs floating through the air
during your visit to the Forest Glen Herb Farm,
When it comes to field-to-froth flavours, it or stock up on the fruits of our labour at the
doesn’t get more fresh than Stonepicker Village of Point Edward’s Moonlight Farmer’s
Brewing Company, located on the farm of Market.
owners Joe and Mary Donkers, where ales
and lagers are made from on-site ingredients Cap off a busy afternoon in the sun on one of
and malt produced right on the farm from our many dockside patios. Sit back, relax, sip
home-grown barley. some craft beer and sink your teeth into some
fresh caught lake fish. It’s how we après jet-
For a true country experience, Twin Pines ski on the coast.
Orchards and Cider House is packed with
from-scratch baked goods and award-
winning hard cider, while Ontario’s first
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Forest Glen Herb Farm

Petrolia Farmers Market, Petrolia.


Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger

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Village of Point Edward Moonlight Sitatra Indian Cuisine
Farmer’s Market (Seasonal) Sitara, home of authentic Indian cuisine, is a
We are a producer based Farmers’ Market full service dine in, take out, and catering East
located ‘Under the Bluewater Bridge’ in Indian Restaurant in Sarnia. Sitara excels in
the beautiful Village of Point Edward, ON the best-kept secret about Indian food, aroma
Thursdays 4-8pm. Eat Local! and flavors. Curry flavors make East Indian
villageofpointedward.com Cuisine one of the very best on Earth. Sitara
is proud to announce our Second Location in
downtown Sarnia!
The Cheese Wedge 1308 London Rd. & 138 Cromwell St., Sarnia
We are thrilled to offer our customers sitarasarnia.com
exquisite cheeses, meats, and gourmet
products as well as offer cheese and
charcuterie boards, custom made baskets, Ice Creamery
cheese wedding cakes and chef events year Here at The Ice Creamery, desserts are our
round. We strive to always support other passion. We use only the finest and freshest
local and Canadian suppliers of fine goods. ingredients to create sweets that will fill your
We have friendly, helpful staff that can take belly and warm your heart. Come and visit -
your taste buds on a trip all over the world. your taste buds will thank you!
Come visit the beautiful Village of Point 158 Nelson St. & 110 Proctor St., Sarnia
Edward and experience decadence with us! icecreamery.ca
510 Michigan Avenue, Point Edward
thecheesewedge.ca
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Beaver Tails Alton Farms Estate Winery
Deliciously addictive, whole-wheat Canadian Welcome to Alton Farms Estate Winery,
pastries served hot with your choice of where our wines are handcrafted from
delectable toppings. Gelato, Froyo, poutine, 100% estate grown grapes. We offer over
and more! seventeen different wines which are
14 Main Street West, Grand Bend processed and aged right on site. Enjoy a
beavertails.com/shops glass of wine on our outdoor patio complete
with a woodier pizza oven.
5547 Aberarder Line, Plympton-Wyoming
Forest Glen Herb Farm altonfarmsestatewinery.com
A variety of lovely herb and floral gardens,
as well as an incredible store filled with a
variety of dried floral arrangements, herbs Stonepicker Brewing Company
and gift items. A special open house sale Stonepicker Brewing Company is owned
is held during the month of December. and operated by Joe and Mary Donkers and
Tearoom and demonstrations are available Jim and Laura Soetemans. Our brewery is
with pre-booked reservations for Groups/ located at the farm of Joe and Mary Donkers,
Motorcoaches. just 4 km south of Forest on Highway 21. We
8333 Glendale Drive, Forest will be offering a variety of ales and lagers
forestglenherbfarm.com made from on-site ingredients. Water used
will be from the farm well and the malt will
be produced on the farm from home-grown
Petrolia Farmers Market barley. We invite you to discover Lambton
Fresh produce, baking, handmade crafts. County’s newest brewery!
Shop the Market/Shop the local Businesses 7143 Forest Road, Forest
– Make a day of it in Petrolia! Market is every stonepickerbrewing.com
Saturday May to October.
339 Fletcher Street, Petrolia
town.petrolia.on.ca Munro Honey & Meadery
Buzz on over to Munro Honey & Meadery.
Being one of Ontario’s largest producers of
Twin Pines Orchards & Cider House honey and hive products in Ontario, we have
A harvest experience filled with home-made experience to show the production of honey
food, hand-made crafts and organically from the hive to the table. We are Ontario’s first
grown produce. The Cider House showcases commercial meadery, producing international,
bountiful displays of country crafts, twig award-winning, quality honey wines. Our gift
furniture, garden art, gifts and home decor. shop has an array of gift baskets and giftware.
The Cider House Kitchen offers freshly baked See our Observatory Hive.
Northern Spy Apple Pie, or take home frozen 3115 River Street, Alvinston
with Alma’s jams, jellies, chutneys, and pastry www.munrohoney.com
apples with caramel sauce! Sample our hard
cider and apple wines, too!
8169 Kennedy Road, Thedford
twinpinesorchards.com

“Take your taste buds on a trip all over the world.”


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THE CHEESE WEDGE
510 Michigan Ave. • Sarnia, ON • N7V 1G5
519-491-1199 • info@ thecheesewedge.ca
www.thecheesewedge.ca
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Forest Glen Herb Farm and B&B
Come and visit our award winning Herb
Farm and B & B featuring organically grown
herbs, flowers, spices, produce and more.
Open year around - Daily 10-5
8333 Glendale Drive, Lambton Shores ON
NG 14 MAIN ST. WEST, GRAND BEND, ON
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4 km South of Forest
www.stonepickerbrewing.com

...buzz on over to
Munro Honey &Something
Meaderyfor everyone!

Honey & Hive Products • Gift Shop • Observation Hive


“Munro’s Meadery”, Ontario’s First Meadery
Sweet’ning Your Day Since 1914
Hours
January-March, Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
April-December, Monday-Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm

3115 River Street, Alvinston


519-847-5333
www.munrohoney.com

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Freshly Cooked Authentic Indian Cuisine.
Vegetarian, Vegan & Gluten-Free Options.
Open for Lunch, Dinner & Takeout. We Deliver!
May Order OnLine
Expanded to Accommodate Larger Groups
Celebrating Special Occasions & Business Meetings.

Craft Ice Cream Sarnia’s #1 Rated restaurant on Trip Advisor.


519-491-5650
www.sitarasarnia.com
In House • Small Batch
Ice cream, fresh fudge and chocolates all made here.
Come see what 25 years of
experience brings!
THREE LOCATIONS A trip to Sarnia is not complete
Across from Centennial Park on Front St. without a stop at John’s Restaurant.
Daily, May to October. • Seating for over 220!
Sarnia Farmers Market • Lunch and Dinner specials
Wednesday and Saturday mornings year round. along with dozens of great
menu options.
Grand Bend at Pinery Market • Breakfast Served All Day.
Sunday’s, May to October. • Bus Tours and Teams
519-541-0102 always welcome!

www.icecreamery.ca famousbacon.com • 519.542.9821


1643 London Line (close to PASA and Clearwater Arenas)

Welcome to the Village of

POINT
EDWARD
The Gateway’s Starlight Casino is only a start!
• New Splash Pad, Waterfront Location
• Two golf courses
• Excellent Hotels/Accommodations
• Fine dining
• World famous french fries
• Sport fishing
• Blue Water Bridges
• Riverfront festivals
• Scuba diving
• Gift shops
• Large marina
• Beautiful walkway along the
St. Clair River and throughout the Village

POINT EDWARD MUNICIPAL OFFICE


135 Kendall Street · 519-337-3021
www.villageofpointedward.com

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eatdrink: The Local Food & Drink Magazine

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Alton Farms
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Forest
Grand
Bend

Aberarder Line
Road Trip to Lambton County!
Our new drink trail allows you to sip
and savour in any order you prefer.
TOURS, OUTDOOR PATIO SARNIA
402
London
WOOD-FIRED PIZZA OVEN 77 km

Available at the winery, select LCBOs & farmers’ markets


5547 Aberarder Line, Plympton-Wyoming
519-899-2479 • altonfarmsestatewinery.com

Refined Fool Alton Farms Estate Winery

Twin Pines Orchards Widder Station Golf,


& Cider House Grill & Tap House
Refined Fool (2 locations)
Stonepicker Brewing Co.
Widder Station Golf, Grill & Tap House
Munro Honey & Meadery
Twin Pines Orchards & Cider House
Alton Farms Estate Winery
Dark Horse Estate Winery
Smackwater Tours –Transportation Service
For a good time... call Lola
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110 Christina St. South, Downtown Sarnia www.ontbluecoast.com
1 800 265 0316
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Lola’s Lounge F. I. N. E, A Restaurant
Step into the world of Lola’s…Sexy, Sassy, We specialize in casual fine dining and
and Spectacular. Funky Art Deco design lit custom catering for any event. Enjoy lunch
against a red hue with ultra-lounge sounds or dinner on our tranquil outdoor patio, or
and a one of a kind dining experience. Enjoy inside beside our cozy fireplace. Chefs Ben
a signature martini or cocktail at the stylish Sandwith and Erryn Shephard are always
bar or an intimate dinner for two. For a party working on new dishes to ensure that you will
that makes a statement, Lola’s Lounge offers have a F.I.N.E. dining experience.
fabulous food and an experience in itself! 42 Ontario Street South, Grand Bend
110 Christina Street South, Sarnia finearestaurant.com
facebook.com/pages/category/Restaurant/
Lolas-Lounge
Starlight Casino Point Edward
Newly renovated Starlight Casino Point
John’s Restaurant Edward - We have the family-friendly
One of southwestern Ontario’s favourite restaurant in Match Eatery, the buffet is off
restaurants for nearly 45 years, recognized our gaming floor and it provides an entirely
as the largest independent buyer of Canadian different experience, and the Nova Bar,
peameal bacon in all of Canada, with the which opened earlier in the day, extenuates
majority of its food prepared from scratch. the brand– it’s a retro bar and it fits perfectly
Specializing in great home cooking, fast with our throw-back days into the Vegas
friendly service and great value. golden years.
1643 London Line, Sarnia 2000 Venetian Boulevard, Point Edward
famousbacon.com pointedward.starlightcasino.ca

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Home of The Community’s Ultimate Chinese Dining

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• www.tangschinahouse.ca
(Across from Bayside Mall, downtown Sarnia) 519-542-8656

• Uniquely Canadian • Pottery • Stained Glass


• Gifts • Jewellery • Wall Art
• Gourmet Cheeses • Fudges & Brittles
• Sauces & Spices • Custom Baskets
19 Main St. Grand Bend, Ontario
519-238-1576

Tang’s China House Blackwater Coffee Co.


In business since 1970, Tang’s China House Blackwater Coffee Company is Sarnia’s
specializes in hot and fresh selections of first and only micro roaster. We feature
Chinese and North American food using four distinctive styles of coffee, all using
fresh, wholesome and quality ingredients for freshly roasted beans from Africa and South
a satisfying experience. America. They include traditional drip;
165 Cromwell Street, Sarnia specialties like espresso and lattes; siphon
tangschinahouse.ca filter brew; and cold coffee from a drip tower.
177 Christina Street North, Sarnia
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Gift of Art & Foodies
Along with our Canadian made artwork
we also possess award winning products Dairy Queen
including local artisan cheeses, gourmets Come and visit our local Sarnia Dairy Queen
sauces, spices, rubs, chutneys, specialty location. Soft-serve ice cream, signature
shakes, and crave-satisfying treats await!
fudges, brittles and more!
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19 Main Street West, Grand Bend dairyqueen.com
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MARCH 2019 - CALENDAR OF

MARCH JUNE
Annual Ipperwash Syrup Festival Kid’s Funfest
Silver Birches Campground, Forest Sarnia Clearwater Arena
Alvinston Maple Syrup Festival Auto Show, Father’s Day Weekend
AW Campbell C.A., Alvinston Bridgeview Park, Petrolia
Maple Syrup Festival Watford Canada Day
Watford Fire Hall, Watford Bright’s Grove
Return of the Swans Sarnia Street Machines “Cruise in the Park”
Lambton Heritage Museum, Grand Bend Centennial Park, Sarnia
Annual Paint Ontario Exhibition & Sale Alvinston Pro Rodeo, Father’s Day Weekend
Lambton Heritage Museum, Grand Bend Alvinston
Easter in the Park Assante Dirty Dash
Children’s Animal Farm/Canatara Park, Sarnia Canatara Park, Sarnia
Bluewater Angler’s Hatchery Open House Grand Bend Beachfest
Under Bluewater Bridges, Point Edward Grand Bend

APRIL JULY
Lambton College Host Mini Pow Wow Sarnia Greekfest
Sarnia Downtown Sarnia
Arena Cross - Progressive Auto Sales Arena Sarnia Ribfest
Sarnia Centennial Park, Sarnia
Easter Events Canada Day
Forest, Petrolia, Port Franks, Sarnia Forest, Grand Bend, Petrolia, Sarnia
Bluewater Anglers Annual Salmon Derby Kettle & Stoney Point Pow Wow
Sarnia Bay Marina Kettle Point Park
Sarnia Home & Recreation Show Mackinaw Breakfast
Sarnia Clearwater Arena Under Bluewater Bridges, Point Edward
Forest Garden Club Home & Accents Show Mackinaw Race
The Shores Recreation Centre, Forest Under Bluewater Bridges, Point Edward
Bridge Bash
MAY Under Bluewater Bridges, Point Edward
Grand Bend Studio Tour: Arts, Eats & Beats Aamjinaang First Nation Pow Wow
Grand Bend & area Aamjinaang First Nation
Victorian Tea Summer Sunset Sounds
Moore Museum, Mooretown Grand Bend Main Beach
Lambton Food & Film Festival: LAFFF Art in the Park
Forest Petrolia
Walpole Island Spring Pow-Wow
Walpole Island

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EVENTS - JANUARY 2020

AUGUST NOVEMBER
4th Annual International Granfondo Celebration of Lights
Sarnia Centennial Park, Sarnia
Tall Ships Festival; Tall Ships, Artzscape, Santa Claus Parades
& Borderfest Corunna, Forest, Kettle Point
Tall Ships – Sarnia Harbour SWIFF – South Western International Film
Artzscape by the Bay & Bluewater Festival
Borderfest, Centennial Park, Sarnia Sarnia
Annual Watford Cornfest
Watford Centennial Hall & Park, Watford DECEMBER
Sarnia Street Machine “Hot August Nights” Celebration of Lights
Centennial Park, Sarnia Centennial Park, Sarnia
San Rocco Festival Christmas on the Farm
Sarnia Children’s Animal Farm/Canatara Park, Sarnia
Summer Sunset Sounds Christmas in the Village
Grand Bend Main Beach Point Edward
Thunder by the Beach Santa Claus Parades
Grand Bend Motorplex Petrolia, Sarnia
Western Ontario Steam Threshers Reunion
Forest Fairgrounds, Forest
Gala Days
JANUARY 2020
Port Lambton Sarnia Boy’s Silver Stick
Sarnia Arena’s
Forest Boy’s Silver Stick
SEPTEMBER The Shores Recreation Centre, Forest
Doors Open Sarnia Girl’s International
Lambton County Silver Stick Tournament
Fall Fairs Sarnia Arena’s
Brooke-Alvinston, Petrolia,
Plympton-Wyoming, Forest
Jazz & Blues in the Village
McGibbon Park, Sarnia

OCTOBER
Brigden Fall Fair
Bridgden Fairgrounds, Bridgen
Lambton Fall Colour Craft Festival
For a complete list of our
Grand Bend & Thedford “EVENTS & FESTIVALS”
Reaper’s Realm Haunted Forest Ride please go to
Courtright
www.OntBlueCoast.com
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CYCLING & TRAILS

Discover how much more fun a day of cycling becomes


when you refuel at quaint coffee shops, from-scratch
bakeries, and farmer’s markets along the way. Swap city
streets for lakeside trails, thriving fruit orchards, and open
air countryside when you challenge yourself along
900 kilometres of trails along the coast.
Looking for premium waterfront cycling with
plenty of tasty diversions along the way?

Ride along Great Lakes vessels and pleasure Every August, a herd of 800 cyclists gather on
craft navigating one of the world’s busiest the shores of Lake Huron for the Bluewater
waterways along the scenic St. Clair International Granfondo, a non-competitive
River Trail, or beneath the twin-spanned long distance cycling event welcoming
Blue Water Bridge on the Point Edward cyclists from across North America.
Waterfront Trail. The Lambton Shores Nature
Trails offer riders the chance to Lambton Find your next ride on page 31 for a full list of
County’s natural wonders including Rock trail systems in the region.
Glen Falls, Pinery Provincial Park and the
ancient kettle concretions at Kettle Point.

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St. Clair River Trail Bluewater International Granfondo
For a truly enjoyable cycling experience, The Fourth Annual Bluewater International
come ride the scenic St. Clair River Trail Granfondo welcomes cyclists to Lambton
offering 40 km of paved paths winding County and will start and finish along the
through quiet parks and several bike friendly shores of Lake Huron in Sarnia’s beautiful
communities situated along one of Canada’s Mike Weir Park. Bluewater International
busiest waterways for both pleasure craft Granfondo is part personal challenge and
and huge Great Lake ships. part serious competition with riders having
four routes to choose from. Whether you are
looking to experience the enjoyment of riding
on quiet country roads or through thriving
fruit orchards or challenge yourself on the
rolling hills of Arkona you will find it all in this
first exciting new Granfondo.
Mike Weir Park, 2354 Lakeshore Road, Sarnia
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Run of Exploding Colour.


Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger

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Ride Don’t Hide 2019 Bluewater Trails
Save the Date! Ride Don’t Hide is the Hike, cycle, or walk across the vast network
Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual of multi-use trails throughout the Bluewater
event to promote awareness of mental health Trails system, connecting scenic waterfront
and resources in our community as well as public parks, unique displays of history, and
to break the stigma that so often surrounds beautiful natural environments.
mental illness. Choose from 8km, 20km, 50km bluewatertrails.com
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ADVENTURE & SPORT

Run of Exploding Colour, Canatara Park, Sarnia. Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger

Jump out of a plane. Explore depths below. Jet across


the water’s surface, or downward dog on a perfectly still
lake. Canoe, wakeboard, kayak or parasail. Whether you
want to hang loose or find your zen, you’re sure to find
something that moves you along Ontario’s Blue Coast.
Home to the largest city on Lake Huron Bounce dad off a giant water trampoline at
and one of the most popular resort towns Xtreme Watersports (they also have pretty
in Ontario, this is lake country with a much every watercraft available for rent),
surprisingly tropical twist. One flight 1000 or practice your poses on a stand up paddle
feet in the air with Grand Bend Parasail board from Beach Bum Rentals in Brights
overlooking turquoise Lake Huron and you’ll Grove.
be doing a double take, forgetting you’re not
somewhere south of the equator. See Lake Huron from above (8000 feet to be
exact), by jumping out of a plane at Grand
Channel your inner X Games superstar at Bend Sport Parachute Center, or from below
Boarder Pass Cable Wakeboarding Park in by snorkelling its depths to explore antique
Sarnia Bay, where you can practice your ollie shipwrecks.
or front flip without needing your own motor
craft, or unleash your inner James Bond Catch pike, bass, and walleye on a fishing
with a water jet pack rental at Grand Bend charter, experience the great outdoor
Flyboard. tradition of axe throwing, or challenge
yourself at one of 19 premium golf courses,
all of which are waiting once you arrive on
our shores.
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Indian Hills Golf Club
Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger

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Forest Golf Club & Inn offers all the
Located in Forest, Ontario, Forest Golf Club challenges and
& Inn is minutes away from the beautiful hazards of a
beaches of southern Lake Huron. Forest is championship
the perfect destination 27-hole golf club for golf course. Play
those seeking a unique experience, with from the back
overnight accommodations on the property. tees, and even
This 4,612 yard 18-hole course and 2,057 yard highly skilled golfers
9-hole course is a favourite for many golfing will have their work Grand Bend Parasail
groups that return on an annual basis to cut out for them. Longer
take advantage of the fantastic Stay & Play hitters are enticed by the reach-
packages. Forest boasts 75 non-smoking ability of some of the shorter par 4’s, but they
rooms (many overlooking the golf course), still must be on their game, as one of the 7
an indoor pool, sauna and whirlpool. Their interconnected ponds are waiting to grab
spacious, recently renovated dining room their golf ball.
and outdoor patio areas are available to hotel 9767 Port Franks Rd, Lambton Shores
guests and golfers alike. Golfnorth.ca/sandhills/
102 Main Street South, Forest
golfnorth.ca/forest

Sand Hills Golf Club


Established in 1996 by Philip and Eric Walden
and Associates, Sand Hills Golf Club is 4360 South Plank Road
located in the popular summer destination Oil Springs, ON
of Port Franks, Ontario, which is less than
15 minutes from Forest and just 10 minutes Established in 1981, this 9 Hole Golf Course has been
south of Grand Bend. This exciting golf developed into a very scenic and challenging course.
facility has 18 challenging holes of golf, an • Club Rentals • Electric Power Carts • Pro Shop
• Licensed Dining Room • Driving Range
Old Western style clubhouse and a putting • Daily Lunch Specials
green. Sand Hills is the perfect golf course for
the novice golfer as it is modest in length but (519) 834-2552 • blackcreekgolfcourse.com

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Black Creek Golf Course Marcin Bowl
Black Creek was established in 1981 and Family owned and operated since opening
has matured quite well over the years. It in 1957. We offer both 5 and 10 pin bowling
is a 9 hole semi private course playing at with bumpers and ramps for young children,
2897 yards. The course is well maintained full arcade, and Rock N’ Bowl on weekends.
and has a challenging design. Black Creek A one stop entertainment and dining
experience awaits you and your guests. The
runs through the course coming into play updated modern restaurant features hand
on 3 holes. We also have a restaurant, stretched pizza, our famous turkey clubhouse
Driving Range, putting green and welcome sandwich, homemade soup, and great
tournaments. appetizers are available for dine in our take
4360 Plank Road, Oil Springs out. Breakfast is served Saturday and Sunday
blackcreekgolfcourse.com 8:30AM-11AM.
609 Helena Street, Point Edward
Indian Hills Golf Course marcinbowl.ca
Come find your game at the Hills. The terrain
is hilly and well wooded with ponds and WIDDER STATION
streams coming into play on eleven holes. GOLF & TAP HOUSE
There are over 50 traps and bunkers for the
golfer to play around. When you come play
the Indian Hills Golf Club, you will thoroughly
take pleasure in our professionally operated
facilities.
6991 Lakeshore Road, Lambton Shores
indianhillsgolf.ca

Hiawatha Horse Park & Driving Range


One of Ontario’s fastest harness racing
showplaces, Hiawatha Raceway offers live BOOK YOUR EVENT TODAY!
racing, & Intertrack (simulcast events) and • Craft Beer Tap House • Public Course
dining. Hiawatha Raceway is a fun-filled • Tournaments • Weddings & Banquets
• Event Facility • Catering In-House & Remote
spot for families and children of all ages with
• Sunday Brunch 10am-2pm (Starts in June)
a variety and activities including baseball
diamonds, F1 Karting, Driving Range, and
Beach Volley Courts. Hiawatha Raceway is
not simply an attraction, but a destination.
1730 London Road, Sarnia
hiawathahorsepark.com
519-296-4653 • info@widderstation.com
www.widderstation.com

Purchases a round of Roxy’s Adventure Golf,


and receive a FREE soft serve ice cream cone!
8685 Rock Glen Rd • Arkona, ON • N0M 1B0
(519) 828 3456 • www.rockglen.com
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“Best Golf Course in Lambton Shores”

Tee Times: 519-786-5505


or Book online
www.indianhillsgolf.ca

6991 Lakeshore Rd, Lambton Shores, N0N 1J2

LIVE RACING
SATURDAYS
May to September
Post time 6:30pm
Simulcast Racing all year long,Thursday, Friday &
Saturdays from noon to Midnight.
Driving range open 9am daily, Apr.-Oct. weather permitting.
Interested in renting our baseball diamonds, volleyball
courts or banquet hall? Contact us today! 609 Helena Street • Point Edward, ON N7V1S2
Hiawatha’s Main Bldg: 519-542-5543 P: 519-344-1169 • E: info@marcinbowl.ca
The Range Sports Park: 519-491-0148
www.marcinbowl.ca
www.hiawathahorsepark.com

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ART & CULTURE

International Symphony Orchestra, Sarnia.


Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger

It’s been said that there is an unusual number of


artists per capita in Lambton County. The laid-back
lifestyles of Ontario’s Blue Coast inspire a talented
community of artists and creatives.
Celebrate the stories of our past and the A peaceful gallery experience awaits at
talent of today with a visit to one of the many Gallery In The Grove, where you’ll discover
galleries and lakeside studios dotting the a wide range of juried exhibitions on display
coast. near Lake Huron, or awaken your creative
spirit at one of the many art workshops at The
Located in the centre of Sarnia’s downtown Art Shop in Watford.
cultural district and a block from the
waterfront, the Judith & Norman Alix Sunset Arts is a co-operative art gallery
Art Gallery offers an eclectic range of run by 13 local artists featuring a variety
exhibitions, tours, lectures and programs. of original art including oil, acrylic, and
The gallery’s permanent collection comprises watercolour situated near the Grand Bend
some 1,200 Canadian historical and Marina.
contemporary works. The Lawrence House
Centre for the Arts, housed inside a historic
Victorian mansion, plays host to a unique
array of programming including spoken word
and live music performances.

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Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger

Judith & Norman Alix


Art Gallery, Sarnia.

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Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery
Located in the centre of Sarnia’s downtown
cultural district, a block from the waterfront,
the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery offers an
eclectic range of exhibitions, tours, lectures
and programs. The gallery’s permanent
collection comprises some 1,200 Canadian
historical and contemporary works including
the Group of Seven, Franklin Carmichael,
Arthur Lismer, J.E.H. Macdonald and A.Y.
Jackson.
147 Lochiel Street, Sarnia
jnaag.ca

Oil Museum of Canada,


Oil Springs

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Sarnia Concert Association Lake Life Studio
The Sarnia Concert association was formed Away from the city, twenty minutes north of
84 years ago. We continue to maintain Sarnia is Lake Life Studio. A working glass
bargain prices for world class concerts shop + artisan boutique that is filled with
bringing in performers from across Canada one-of-a-kind treasures; your local go-to
and around the world. All of our concerts are for unique gifts. Featuring home décor and
held at the Imperial Theatre, Sarnia. apparel that both embody and express
168 North Christina Street, Sarnia the lake lifestyle. With works from over 25
sarniaconcertassociation.ca Canadian Artisans you will enter the cozy
boutique curious and leave inspired.
3811 Lakeshore Road, Camlachie
The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts lakelifestudio.com
The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts is
a community based, independent, not-for-
profit, charitable organization committed to
encouraging the creation and appreciation
of the visual, performing, and literary arts in
Sarnia-Lambton. The best local gift shop in
Sarnia, featuring locally made art, craft, and
authors. The Lawrence House holds monthly
art exhibitions, with frequent concerts and
workshops.
127 Christina Street South, Sarnia
lawrencehouse.ca

Top of the downtown historical buildings of


Petrolia. Photo Credit JoeGoPhoto.com

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Handcrafted Glass
Canadian Artisan Boutique
Lake Life Apparel
Glass Fusing Workshops

Please visit website for current hours.

Lake Life Studio


3811 Lakeshore Rd. • Camlachie
519-328-2217
www.lakelifestudio.com

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Lambton Hertiage Museum Heritage Sarnia-Lambton
Lambton Heritage Museum hosts many Explore the history and heritage of Lambton
events and programs throughout the year. County at one of the 8 Museums that make up
From the Paint Ontario Art Show & Sale, to Heritage Sarnia Lambton. Roam about a 19th
the annual Fall Colour & Craft Festival there century oil field, spend a day with villagers
are always exciting things to see and do. In and farmers from a century ago, discover
the winter explore the 1km nature trail on our the important role shipping and the St. Clair
snowshoes. In the summer visit our feature River played (and still play) to the region. The
exhibit “Canada’s Waterscapes” on loan from museums of Lambton County offer a variety
the Canadian Museum of Nature. The exhibit of informative, experiential and exciting
explores our diverse, complex and beautiful programs, events and exhibits!
aquatic ecosystems. Explore Canada’s lakes, heritagelambton.ca
rivers, estuaries, wetlands and oceans and
find out how you can help protect them
through this engaging, interactive exhibition.
10035 Museum Road, Grand Bend
lambtonmuseums.ca

YOURS TO ENJOY, EXPLORE AND PROTECT


MAY 1, 2019 – SEPTEMBER 30, 2019
Lambton Heritage Museum
10035 Museum Road | Grand Bend | Ontario | 519-243-2600 | www.heritagemuseum.ca

Exhibition produced by: Presented nationally in partnership with:

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ARKONA FOREST
LIONS LAMBTON
MUSEUM MUSEUM

ARKONA FOREST

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COUNTY HERITAGE
ARCHIVES MUSEUM

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Discover WYOMING MUSEUM
Our Story! MUSEUM CULTURAL CENTRE
Explore the rich history
of Lambton County and
the stories of our past CAMLACHIE SOMBRA
through a network of
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visit them all!
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@heritagelambton
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FIRST NATIONS

We welcome you and your family to attend the


Aamjiwnaang and Chippewa’s of Kettle and
Stony Point First Nations Pow Wows each summer
to see spectacular displays of Native dancing,
crafts and enjoy authentic aboriginal cuisine.
The Maawn Doosh Gumig Community and Thunderbird Crafts & Trading Co.
Youth Centre, in Aamijnawng First Nations, Established in 2014 Thunderbird Crafts
expanded in 2012 – offering Community Trading Post is a family owned and operated
based social, recreation events and services. Native trading post in its truest form, located
Events include, Solidarity Day, Pow Wow and within the Chippewa’s of Kettle and Stony
a Christmas Concert. Point First Nation along the shoreline of Lake
Huron. Our finished crafts range from quilts,
Walpole Island Spring Pow Wow held in blankets, moccasins, mukluks, paintings,
May – Opens with Grass Dance Opening as baskets, beadwork, quillwork and much
it is symbolic and spiritual. The purpose of more. Stop by and our staff will welcome you
“Blessing the Gathering Area” is to celebrate, by the fire and share some history and you
share, and enjoy our short time together can take something home to remember us by.
relating to one another - spirit to spirit. 6312 Indian Lane, Kettle & Stony Point
First Nations
Visit our communities located within Lambton thunderbirdcrafts.com
County – Aamjiwnaang south of Sarnia, Kettle
and Stony Point, north on the shores of Lake
Huron or Walpole Island located along the Kettle & Stony Point Gas & Convenience
St. Clair River. Each community invites you to Opened 2014 - we offer competitive and
experience their culture and ways of life. affordable gas pricing, as well as a fully
stocked convenience store. Located in the
same plaza - Country Style, Mr. Sub and TCBY
frozen yogurt.
7119 Lakeshore Road, Kettle & Stony Point
First Nations
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Al’s Gas and Variety
YOUR TAX FREE ZONE!
9401 West Ipperwash Rd.
Forest, Ontario N0N 1J1
(519) 786-2267 • (519) 786-7836
alsgas@eastlink.ca

Kettle & Stony Point


Gas & Convenience

A great place to fuel up!


7119 Lakeshore Rd. Kettle & Stoney Point FN

Walpole Algonac Ferry Ltd.


“The Convenient Crossing”
The Walpole Algonac Ferry
service has been in operation
for over 100 years.
Operating out of the historic Walpole Island First
Nation (Ontario, Canada), the ferry crosses the
St. Clair River to Algonac (Michigan, USA) and
is the closest route between Detroit and Chatham/
Wallaceburg/London/Toronto areas. The two-ferry
operation runs daily, year-round (weather permitting),
with a crossing time of approximately seven minutes.
If you are looking to cross the border in a fast, clean,
and friendly environment, then let The Walpole Algonac
Ferry be your convenient crossing port of entry.

For rates and services, call 1-519-627-7978 visit


http://walpoleislandferry.ca • https://www.facebook.com/WAFLBOAT/
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THEATRE

Barenaked Ladies concert at Imperial Theatre, Sarnia.


Photo Credit: Imperial Theatre

Whether you want to laugh out loud or sing along to


famous show tunes, round out your stay on the coast with
a thrilling performance at one of our Heritage theatres.
From classic dramas to vibrant musicals, our lively theatre
scene always draws a crowd. Let us entertain you!

Built in 1889 as an opera house, Victoria Top Canadian, International & local
Hall which houses the Victoria Playhouse entertainers take the stage at Imperial
Petrolia is one of the brightest jewels in Theatre, located in a beautifully restored
Lambton County’s crown. A National Historic former movie house in downtown Sarnia.
Site of Canada, it hosts a professional Situated in a picturesque country setting,
summer theatre season from May through located inside a spacious century-old barn,
September, as well as a very popular off- the Huron Country Playhouse is just minutes
season concert series. from the sparkling shores of Lake Huron and
is the perfect spot to experience summer
theatre.

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Huron Country
Playhouse, Grand Bend

Victoria Playhouse Petrolia

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Imperial Theatre Victoria Playhouse Petrolia
Beautifully restored former movie house Victoria Playhouse Petrolia offers six
in Sarnia’s cultural district includes 612- exciting professional theatre productions
seat balcony and main level seating, with May through September, along with a
performances by top Canadian, International variety of children’s programming, and the
& local entertainers. Open year-round. year round concert series, Rockin’ at The
168 Christina Street North, Sarnia Playhouse. Housed in Victoria Hall, a fully
imperialtheatre.net accessible designated National Historic Site,
Victoria Playhouse Petrolia provides quality
entertainment amid Victorian splendour.
Huron Country Playhouse 411 Greenfield Street, Petrolia
Located in a picturesque country setting, thevpp.ca
the Huron Country Playhouse is just minutes
from the shores of sparkling Lake Huron,
this popular destination is the perfect spot to
experience summer theatre.
70689 B Line, Grand Bend
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country-playhouse
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Huron Country
Playhouse
2019 Season
Thoroughly Modern Millie | June 5 to June 22
Glory | June 12 to June 22
Disney’s Newsies | June 27 to July 13
You’ll Get Used To It! The War Show | June 27 to July 13
Rocky: The Musical | July 18 to Aug 3
Twelve Angry Men | July 18 to Aug 3
Grease | Aug 8 to Aug 31
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Panto | Aug 8 to Aug 31

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WHERE TO STAY

Harbourfront Inn, Sarnia

Accommodations should be more than just a place to


lay your head. Ontario’s Blue Coast offers a selection of
accommodations, whether you are enjoying a Lake Huron
cottage, boutique style hotel, Victorian bed and breakfast or
chain hotels. We offer price points to work within a travelers
budget and guarantee a memorable stay. Coming in the
near future, we are excited to welcome a brand new hotels to
Ontario’s Blue Coast choices to stay.

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The Harbourfront Inn Bluewater Motel
The Harbourfront Inn is located in Sarnia, Come enjoy one of our 22 quiet, clean and
Ontario. We offer warm, friendly, personalized comfortable motel rooms or 5 Cottages. Our
service to all guests passing through or unique motel brings our customers back year
staying long-term in Sarnia or Lambton County. after year to enjoy our heated outdoor pool,
505 Harbour Rd, Sarnia BBQ’s, firepit areas and our friendly staff. We
sarniaharbourfront.com are minutes from the Beach, Live Theatre,
Pinery, Drag Racing. Located right beside the
new “Lake Hound” restaurant.
Sheboane B & B 121 Ontario Street South, Grand Bend
Romantic elegance on the river. Luxury in the thebluewatermotel.com
tradition of B&B. Private balconies overlooking
the St. Clair River, queen & king beds,
whirlpool, period style fireplace and more.
2955 St Clair Gardens, Sombra
sheboane.ca
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Holiday Inn, Sarnia

Pine Dale Motor Inn,


Grand Bend

Swimming Pool • Free Wifi


• Steps From Restaurants • Free Parking

121 Ontario Street S., Grand Bend • ON N0M 1T0


1-519-238-2014 • thebluewatermotel.com
bluewatermotel@hay.net

SARNIA’S ONLY WATERFRONT HOTEL


SARNIA’S HOTEL
NewlyWithin walking
Renovated distance to2017
Summer/Fall
17
YEAR S
-2019
2002
Tall Ships Festival-August 2019
Guests who stay with us will enjoy a complimentary
Guests who stay with us will enjoy a complimentary
Luxury Bed & Breakfast hot
hot buffet
buffet breakfast and free
breakfast and freeWIFI.
WIFI.
on the St. Clair River
• Separate building with
private entrance
• 2 Queen size rooms with balcony,
fireplace and whirlpool tub
• King size room with water garden

2955 St. Clair Gardens, St. Clair Township Toll Free: 1-800-787-5010 505 Harbour Rd, Sarnia, ON
519-892-3389 • www.sheboane.ca www.sarniaharbourfront.com

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Holiday Inn EXPRESS Sarnia / Point Edward Best Western Guildwood Inn
Opening mid-summer 2019, the new Holiday The finest hotel and conference centre
Inn Express Sarnia Point Edward offers in Sarnia. Here you will enjoy everything
guests everything they need and nothing they you could possibly want in a hotel, from
don’t. Park for free, tap your room key, then first class accommodation to banquet and
settle in and connect mobile devices to fast, meeting room facilities. Our staff offers
free Wi-Fi. Relax and enjoy your in-room 55 the finest in customer service at all levels.
inch HDTV experience then sleep well with The property has a seasonal outdoor pool
a St-Chapelle Plush bed by Simmons and to relax in and enjoy the warm summer
fresh white bedding. All guestrooms have days of Southwestern Ontario. We offer
a mini fridge, microwave, Keurig® brewers, complimentary, made to order, hot breakfast,
work area, and J.R. Watkins personal Monday through Friday.
care amenities. Start the new-day with 1400 Venetian Boulevard, Point Edward
complimentary Express Start® hot breakfast guildwoodinn.com
bar, offering both healthy and hearty options.
Everyone loves the lobby business centre to
connect with friends, play a game or maybe Hampton Inn by Hilton Sarnia / Point Edward
even do a bit of work. Welcome to Sarnia / Filled with natural light and modern décor,
Point Edward’s newest hotel. this hotel is located near the Bluewater
1460 Venetian Boulevard, Point Edward Bridge International Border Crossing. Ideal
hiexsarnia.com for business travellers, families and other
leisure guests, our Hampton Inn by Hilton
offers plenty of amenities to make you feel
Pine Dale Motor Inn right at home.
Located in the town of Grand Bend, Ontario, 1492 Venetian Blvd, Point Edward
on Lake Huron’s sandy shores, Pine Dale hamptoninn3.hilton.com
Motor Inn provides the best accommodations
and facilities around. With all there is
available in the area in and around Grand The Insignia Hotel
Bend, the Pine Dale Motor Inn is your best Upscale boutique hotel in downtown Sarnia
choice for accommodations. Whether you located just steps from the unique shops and
opt to take in award-winning local theatre, go culinary experiences that make up the local
golfing at one of our many local courses, or flavour here. Amenities include free WiFi, free
spend the day at the beach, your visit to The hot breakfast, a fitness center, restaurant and
Pine Dale Motor Inn will become a memory meeting space, and more.
cherished for years. Our rooms contain all the 283 Christina Street North, Sarnia
modern amenities you’ve come to expect in theinsigniahotel.com
a modern accommodation and that little bit
extra that makes it the Pine Dale. Sail Boats Lake Huron.
Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger
107 Ontario Street South, Grand Bend
pinedale.on.ca

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It’s everything you need and nothing you don’t Brand NEW hotel opening
Spring 2019
Easy access to Blue Water
Bridge, area shopping,
dining & waterfront
FREE full hot breakfast
FREE fast Wi-Fi / FREE parking
Mini-fridge & microwave
in all guestrooms
Indoor heated pool, fitness
& business centres
Modern public areas
& meeting facilities

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS


SARNIA / POINT EDWARD
1460 Venetian Blvd. Point Edward, ON N7T 7W6
1-800-439-4745 hiexsarnia.com

Feel the Hamptonality


®

• Clean & fresh hotel experience GUARANTEED


• FREE Full hot breakfast buffet
• FREE Wi-Fi
• Fridge & microwave in all guestrooms
• Large fitness centre / indoor pool
• Modern, spacious guestrooms
• Upscale public areas / meeting facilities
• Premier location with easy access to
waterfront, shopping, restaurants & casino
• 100% smoke free

Hampton Inn by Hilton Sarnia / Point Edward


1492 Venetian Blvd | Point Edward, ON | N7T 7W6 Sarnia / Point Edward
sarniapointedward.hamptonbyhilton.com 519.339.8000

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Seaway Kiwanis Picnic Pavilion -
Canatara Park, Sarnia.
Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger

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Free ‘cooked-to-order’ hot breakfast Mon-Fri | New B&B Taps & Grill onsite restaurant
Free Wi-Fi | Outdoor pool, fitness centre, business centre
Choice of Queen, King or Double Queen guestrooms + 10 suites
Easy access to St. Clair River Walk, Lake Huron beaches, all local attractions & casino
Great CAA/AAA discounts!

Best Western PLUS Guildwood Inn


1400 Venetian Blvd., Point Edward, ON N7T 7W6 | 519.337.7577 | bestwestern.com/ca/PlusGuildwoodInn

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Sail Boats St. Clair River, Sarnia Waterfront.
Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger
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akwood
O
Oakwood Resort
A family owned and operated resort located

Resort
in Grand Bend nestled within a natural
setting steps away from the beautiful white
sand beaches of Lake Huron. With 126
rooms offering a variety of accommodation
options including deluxe rooms, suites and
cottages, we are the ideal location for a
family getaway, a corporate retreat or just a
weekend away for two.
70671 Bluewater Highway, Grand Bend
oakwoodresort.ca ACCOMMODATION RESTAURANT
CONFERENCE GOLF SPA WEDDING
Holiday Inn Sarnia / Point Edward
Located in a serene marina setting in the
Village of Point Edward, the Holiday Inn 124 rooms,
Sarnia / Point Edward is ideally situated at the suites &
foot of the international Bluewater Bridges cottages
and Highway 402, just minutes away from
many of the area’s many local attractions
including shopping, museums, beaches, live
horse racing, and casino.
1498 Venetian Boulevard, Point Edward
hisarnia.ca
Dave’s
PUB & GRILL

Open to the Public Daily at 11:00am


SARNIA’S RESORT STYLE DESTINATION
18 hole
public
golf
course

(519) 238-7334

DINE, SWIM, SLEEP AND GOLF WITH US


Kids under 12 Eat Free
Free WIFI | Fitness & Golf GRAND BEND, ON
Indoor & Outdoor Pools
www.OakwoodResort.ca
1498 Venetian Blvd, Point Edward, ON.
TF. 1-888-212-2252 www.hisarnia.ca (800) 387-2324
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CAMPING

Warwick Conservaton Area

Sleep under the stars beneath towering oak trees. Explore


Devonian-era fossil deposits, spectacular waterfalls, and
coastal dunes. Hike, swim, kayak, bike, or… just breathe.
However you unplug, choose from provincial parks,
conservation areas, private campgrounds and trailer
parks when you camp on the coast.
Overlooking Rock Glen Falls, Rock Glen North America. Fronting on Lake Huron, this
Family Resort offers the perfect summer 6000 acre paradise offers over 9 kilometres
home away from home with a choice of pristine beach, some of the oldest and most
traditional campsites, RV camping, and log spectacular sand dunes in North America,
cabins. Enjoy relaxing camping near nearby and some 32 species of mammals, 60 different
theatres, shopping and golf when you stay species of butterflies and 300 species of
at A.W. Campbell and Lorne C. Henderson birds.
Conservation Areas in Central Lambton.
Located near the St. Clair River, Mooretown Nature enthusiasts and hikers can enjoy 10
Campground offers plenty of fun for the entire different nature trails, cyclists can explore
family including shuffleboard, mini golf, and 15 different cycling trails, and in the winter
nearby boat launch ramp. the park becomes a haven for cross-country
skiers, offering 38 kilometres of ski trails.
Pinery Provincial Park is southern Ontario’s The park’s slow moving river the Old Ausable
largest and most ecologically diverse natural Channel offers leisurely canoeing and
environment, with over half a million visitors kayaking opportunities. Bicycle, canoe, and
annually. It is also the largest remaining cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals are
example of Oak Savannah ecosystem left in all available.
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Grand Bend

Canatara Park,
Sarnia

Pinery Provincial Park, Grand Bend

We Know You’ll Like...


St. Clair Conservation
Area Family Campgrounds
The St. Clair Region Conservation Authority
owns or operates 15 Conservation Areas
and 6 Habitat Management Areas. Facilities
range from serviced campgrounds with
a wide variety of attractions to natural
areas with little or no facilities. Our
Conservation Areas include wetlands,
forests and urban parks which feature
38 km of trails. Two Conservation Areas
are located along Lake Huron and
provide access to beautiful beaches.
scrca.on.ca

Waterfront, Canada Day


Photo Credit Lou Sprenger

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Lakewood Christian Campground Rock Glen Conservation Area
Lakewood Christian Campground is a family A gorgeous, 27-hectare park known
operated park. Your hosts are Ed & Jenny worldwide for Devonian-era fossil deposits,
Verberk, and their six children. We strive to its fossil and indigenous artifact collection,
provide a safe and enjoyable environment for significant Carolinian forest and breathtaking
all of our guests. Come join us this summer Rock Glen Falls. Enjoy scenic lookouts,
for a relaxing getaway, and while you’re picnic pavilions and playground. Museum,
at it, make some new friends and lasting washroom and some trails are wheelchair-
memories. accessible.
4297 Lakeshore Rd, Plympton-Wyoming 8680 Rock Glen Rd, Arkona
lakewoodchristiancampground.com ontarioconservationareas.ca

Klondyke Trailer Park Township of St. Clair – Campgrounds


Come stake your claim at Klondyke Trailer St. Clair Township owns and operates three
Park! 5 minutes south of Grand Bend on campgrounds, each an excellent location to
Highway 2, with Pinery Provincial Park on our view the pleasure craft and freighters as they
doorstep. There are plenty of activities and pass up and down the St. Clair River and with
amenities for the whole family to enjoy. easy access to the St. Clair Trail System. For
9921 Lakeshore Road, Grand Bend more information, visit our website.
klondyke.com stclairtownshipcommunityservices.ca/
campgrounds

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Rock Glen
Conservation Area
Rock Glen Falls • Arkona Lions Museum
8680 Rock Glen Rd. • Arkona
Gatehouse: 519-828-3071
Ausable Bayfield: 1-888-286-2610
• Museum • Trail • Fossils • Picnic pavilions
• Book weddings, reunions • #RockGlenWedding

abca.ca
Curious Campers. Photo Credit Lou Sprenger

Spectacular Sunsets and Riverside


Camping Along the St. Clair River
20km of Riverfront Trails!
Cathcart Park
CAMP ST. CLAIR
2959 St. Clair Parkway • 519-892-3342 Family Campgrounds
Branton Cundick Park
65 Wilksport Line • 519-892-3968
Call for Reservations
Mooretown Campground Warwick C.A.-519.849.6770
1094 Emily Street • 519-867-2951 A.W. Campbell C.A.-519.847.5357
L. C. Henderson C.A.-519.882.2280
519-867-2651
www.stclairtownship
communityservices.ca/campgrounds www.scrca.on.ca

4297 Lakeshore Rd., Plympton Wyoming


T: 519-899-4415
info@lakewoodchristiancampground.com
www.lakewoodchristiancampground.com

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WE L VE OUR NEIGHBOURS

We invite you to enjoy these businesses who thrive just


outside our borders of Lambton County.

We Know You’ll Like...


Municipality of Chatham-Kent Lambton Audiology Associates
Whether you are looking for signature VisitCK We believe that providing exceptional
experiences like the Underground Railroad audiological care should be the rule, not the
sites, angling, classic cars, agri-culinary and exception and we provide the highest level of
more. patient care and customer support.
VisitCK.ca 102-1433 London Road, Sarnia
4-4119 Petrolia Line, Petrolia
Glass & Pillar Spa lambtonaudiology.com
Sarnia-Lambton’s premiere day spa, our
mission is to provide you with personalized
services and amenities that exceed your Westland Greenhouses Garden Centre
expectations. We have been in the Beautiful Lake Huron
Shores community of Grand Bend for 17
563 Front Street North, Sarnia years, all you need for your indoor and
glassandpillarspa.com outdoor gardening needs.
10133 Lakeshore Road, Grand Bend
westlandgreenhouses.com

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Full Service Spa • Medical Esthetics
Fashion Boutique
(519) 337-9998
MON: 10 - 4 TUES-THURS: 9 - 7 FRI & SAT: 9 - 5
563 Front St. N., Sarnia, ON N7T 7N8
www.glassandpillarspa.com

EVERYTHING YOUR GARDEN NEEDS


Shrubs, Trees, Perennials, House Plants,
Water Plants, Unusual Finds, Bird Sanctuary
A Tropical Indoor and Outdoor Paradise
Pet Farm
Paul and Anita VanAdrichem
Year-Round, Open 7 days a week 8 am-5 pm
May-June, Mon.-Fri.: 8 am-8 pm, Sat.-Sun.: 8 am-5 pm

10133 Lakeshore Rd., 3 km south of Grand Bend, on Hwy. 21


T: 519-238-1321 • F: 519-238-1429 • westlandgreen@hay.net
www.westlandgreenhouses.com

Discover
the rich
history of the
Underground
Railroad in
Chatham-Kent

1.800.561.6125
www.VisitCK.ca • #VisitCK

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DIRECTORIES
Bed & Breakfast Green Acres Suite and B and B
16 Green Acres Cres., Grand Bend
519-238-6955
SARNIA & POINT EDWARD
Twin Lakes Retreat Bed & Breakfast Lakeshore Bed and Breakfast
1404 Errol Rd. E., Sarnia 9877 Lakeshore Rd. E., Grand Bend
519-542-8014 416-799-4790
ST. CLAIR RIVER DISTRICT Through Windows Past Bed & Breakfast
Along the River Bed & Breakfast 64 King St. W., Forest
1260 St Clair Pkwy., Courtright 519-786-5070
519-867-3308 www.throughwindowspast.ca
Sheboane Bed & Breakfast
2955 St. Clair Gardens, Sombra CENTRAL LAMBTON
519-892-3389 Currah’s Wander Inn Bed & Breakfast
www.sheboane.ca 4107 Chatherine St., Petrolia
519-882-1849
Wildly Unique Bed & Breakfast
156 King St., Sombra Dew Drop Inn
519-998-2435 4078 Petrolia Line, Petrolia
519-882-0562
LAMBTON SHORES
Bee ‘n Bee Bed ‘n Breakfast Rosie’s Bed & Breakfast
7196 Outer Dr., Port Franks 544 Valentina St., Petrolia
519-243-2828 519-882-2960
www.beenbee.ca
Sawmill Creek Golf Resort
By The Old River Bed & Breakfast & Spa
10128 John St., Grand Bend 3790 Lakeshore Rd., Camlachie
519-238-1499 519-899-4653
www.sawmill-creek.com
Forest Glen Herb Farm Bed & Breakfast
8333 Glendale Dr., Lambton Shores The Cottage Petrolia “Upstairs Suites”
519-899-4372 4190 Petrolia Line, Petrolia
www.forestglenherbfarm.com 226-738-0881
Gillespie Gardens Bed & Breakfast Yvette’s Bed and Breakfast
7608 Gillespie St., Port Franks 440 Emmeline St., Petrolia
519-243-1515 or 519-200-6297 226-886-3906
Grand Bend’s Bed & Breakfast
56 Ontario St. N., Grand Bend
519-238-2267 Camping
Grand Hideaway B & B ST. CLAIR RIVER DISTRICT
9890 Elizabeth St., Grand Bend Branton Cundick Park Campground
519-238-2066 65 Wilkesport Line, Sombra
www.grandhideaway.com 519-892-3968
www.twp.stclair.on.ca

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DIRECTORIES
Cathcart Park Campground Oakridge Resort
2959 St. Clair Pkwy., Sombra 9910 Northville Cres., Lambton Shores
519-892-3342 519-243-2500
www.twp.stclair.on.ca www.parkbridge.com

Mooretown Campground Orchard View Park


1094 Emily St., Mooretown 6014 Lakeshore Rd., Forest
519-867-2951 519-786-4700
www.twp.stclair.on.ca www.orchardviewpark.com

Our Ponderosa Family Campground


LAMBTON SHORES & Golf Resort
Birch Bark Trailer Park 9338 West Ipperwash Rd., Lambton Shore
36501 Dashwood Rd., Dashwood 519-786-2031
519-238-8256 www.parkbridge.com
www.birchbarkcamping.com
Pinehurst Trailer Park
Birch Pine Tent 8044 Willsie Line, Thedford
& Trailer Park 519-243-2920
9563 West Ipperwash Rd., Ipperwash Beach www.pinehursttrailerpark.ca
519-786-4289
www.birchpinepark.com Pinery Provincial Park
9526 Lakeshore Rd., Grand Bend
Carolinian Forest Family Campground 519-243-2220
9589 Ipperwash Rd., Lambton Shores www.pinerypark.on.ca
519-243-2258
www.carolinianforestcampground.com Riverside Trailer Park
9988 Walden Rd., Thedford
Green Haven Trailer Park 519-243-3074 or 519-808-6177
52 Ontario St. N., Grand Bend
519-238-7275 Rock Glen Family Resort
www.greenhaventrailerpark.com 8685 Rock Glen Rd., Arkona
519-828-3456
Harbour Side Family Trailer Park www.rockglen.com
& Variety Store/Take Out
7477 Riverside Dr., Port Franks Rus-Ton Family Campground
519-243-2461 9787 Lakeshore Rd., Grand Bend
www.harbourside.lambtonshores.com 519-243-2424
www.rustoncampground.com
Klondyke Trailer Park
9921 Lakeshore Rd., Grand Bend Silver Birches Park
519-238-8348 9537 Army Camp Rd., Lambton Shores
www.kelders.on.ca/klondyke 519-243-2480
www.carefreeresorts.com
Lambton Centre Family Campground
6602 Lakeshore Rd., Lambton Shores Sunnyside Trailer Park
519-786-5663 731 Army Camp Rd., Ipperwash Beach
www.lambtoncentre.com 519-243-2952

There’s much to discover in Lambton County! For more information, please contact
Tourism Sarnia-Lambton at 1-800-265-0316 or info@tourismsarnialambton.com.

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DIRECTORIES
Townsite RV Park
26 Ontario St. N., Grand Bend Cottages, Cabins
519-238-5625 & Condos
Woodhaven Seasonal Resort
& RV Community SARNIA & POINT EDWARD
9385 Ipperwash Rd., Ravenswood Corporate Condo
519-243-2405 1285 Sandy Lane, Point Edward
www.killamleisureliving.com/woodhaven/ 519-652-8730
www.corporatecondo.ca
WALPOLE ISLAND
Chematogan Camp ST. CLAIR RIVER DISTRICT
2052 River Rd., Walpole Island Sheboane River Rock Cottage
519-627-1558 2953 St. Clair Gardens, Sombra
519-892-3389
CENTRAL LAMBTON www.sheboane.ca
A.W. Campbell Conservation Area
8477 Shiloh Line, Alvinston Windswept Retreat House
519-847-5357 4296 St. Clair Pkwy., Port Lambton
www.scrca.on.ca 519-627-8226
escape2windswept.com
Country View Motel
& RV Resort LAMBTON SHORES
4569 London Line, Wyoming 2 Dunes Lakefront Cottages
519-845-3394 6436 West Parkway Dr., Ipperwash Beach
www.countryviewmotelandrvresort.com 519-786-6862
www.2dunes.com
Lakewood Christian Campground
4297 Lakeshore Rd., Plympton-Wyoming 3 MACS Lakefront Cottages Inc.
519-899-4415 6498 West Parkway Dr., Lambton Shores
www.lakewoodchristiancampground.com 519-243-2263
www.3macscottages.com
Lorne C. Henderson Conservation Area
3653 Petrolia Line, Petrolia Acorn Lodge Family Resort
519-882-2280 9925 Northville Cres., Thedford
www.scrca.on.ca 519-243-0583
www.acornlodge.lambtonshores.com
Paradise Valley Campground
4895 Lakeshore Rd., Sarnia At The Beach Cottages
519-899-4080 44 Walker St., Grand Bend
www.killamleisureliving.com 519-238-8977
http://www.grandbend4sale.com/44walker.htm
Shetland Conservation Area
6632 Bentpath Line, Dawn-Euphemia Ausable River Cottages
Township 236 Ontario St. S., Grand Bend
519-692-5148 519-238-2081
www.scrca.on.ca www.auxsablesinn.ca

Warwick Conservation Area Babcock Haven Apartment


6101 Warwick Village Rd., Watford 30 Ontario St. S., Grand Bend
519-849-6770 519-351-1008
www.scrca.on.ca
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DIRECTORIES
Biddulph’s Cottage Oakridge Resort
7617 Biddulph St., Port Franks 9910 Northville Cres., Lambton Shores
519-641-8882 519-243-2500
www.parkbridge.com
Blue Water Motel
121 Ontario St. S., Grand Bend Oakwood Resort
519-238-2014 70671 Bluewater Hwy., Grand Bend
www.thebluewatermotel.com 519-238-2324
www.oakwoodresort.ca
Cobblestone Lodge
6654 East Parkway Dr., Lambton Shores Our Ponderosa Family Campground
519-243-2636 & Golf Resort
9338 West Ipperwash Rd., Lambton Shores
Cruise on Inn Cottage 519-786-2031
6252 London Rd., Lambton Shores www.parkbridge.com/en-ca/rv-cottages/our-
519-786-2733 ponderosa

Green Acres Suite and B & B Port Franks Cottage Near The Beach
16 Green Acres Cres., Grand Bend 7423 Mud Creek Trail, Port Franks
519-238-6955 519-243-2817

House on Green Acres Red Roof Cottage


17 Green Acres Cres., Grand Bend 10076 Port Franks Estates Dr., Port Franks
905-901-4788 519-269-9781
www.clients.teksavvy.com/~clobo/ www.redroofcottage.com

Ipperwash Beach Lakefront Cottages Rock Glen Family Resort


6530 West Parkway Dr., Lambton Shores 8685 Rock Glen Rd., Arkona
519 466-6240 519-828-3456
www.2beachfront.com www.rockglen.com

Ipperwash Cottages Sand Castle Cottage Rentals


6418 Robert Ave., Lambton Shores 7727 Alfred St., Port Franks
519-494-8633 519-243-2667

Lang’s Cottage Sandhaven Cottage


7696 Riverside Dr., Port Franks 7393 Mud Creek Trail, Lambton Shores
519 998 5264 or 519 635 8352 519-238-6788
www.ontariowater.ca
Sandpiper Cottages (Cabins)
Long Lane Lodge 7280 Leighton Dr., Port Franks
5776 Lakeshore Rd., Lambton Shores 519-243-2817
519-296-5133
www.longlanelodge.com Sandy Bank Riverfront Apartment
39 Lakeside Circle, Grand Bend
Marshalls Lakefront Cottages 519-238-6064
6492 W. Parkway Dr., Lambton Shores
519-337-5088 Serenity Cottage
Herbert St., Port Franks
Mother’s Mink Cottage 519-852-7890
Jane St., Ipperwash Beach, Lambton Shores www.serenitycottageportfranks.weebly.com/
519-455-5097
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DIRECTORIES
Seven Winds Marina - Log Cabin Cottage Wheely Fun Cottages
7572 Biddulph St., Port Franks at Ipperwash Beach
519-243-3900 6278 Spruce St., Ipperwash Beach
519-296-4277
Shady Lane Cottages www.wheelycottages.ca
9 Shady Lane, Grand Bend
519-238-2008 Wheely Something Cottages
www.shadylanecottages.com at Ipperwash Beach
9702 Centre Sd. Rd., Kettle & Stony Point FN
Silver Birches Park 519-296-4277
9537 Army Camp Rd., Lambton Shores www.wheelycottages.ca
519-243-2480
www.carefreervresorts.ca/silverbirches Wheely Spacious Cottage
at Ipperwash Beach
Squeeze Inn Jane St., Lambton Shores
32 Queens Ave., Grand Bend 519-296-4277
519-238-8116 www.wheelycottages.ca
www.grandbend.com/squeezeinn/
Whist Whee Cottage
Sunnyside Trailer Park 81 Lake Rd., Grand Bend
731 Army Camp Rd., Ipperwash Beach 810-985-6719
519-243-2952 www.whistwe.com

Sweet Dreams Executive Apartment CENTRAL LAMBTON


10253 Shoreline Dr., Grand Bend A1 Executive Beach Home
519-238-2996 3840 Ferne Ave., Camlachie
519-466-2022
Taylor’s Grand Bend Cottage
10308 Lakeview Ave., Grand Bend Blais Cottage
519-868-2631 / 519-615-1865 3081-3097 Lakeview Ave., Plympton-Wyoming
www.CottagesinCanada.com/ 519-869-8604
TaylorsGrandBendCottage
Country View Motel & RV Resort
The Sandpiper 4569 London Line, Wyoming
37 Gill Road, Grand Bend 519-845-3394
www.bluewatercottages.com www.countryviewmotelandrvresort.com

Wheely Amazing Cottages Lakewood Christian Campground


at Port Franks 4297 Lakeshore Rd., Plympton-Wyoming
7276 Seth Lane, Port Franks 519-899-4415
519-296-4277 www.lakewoodchristiancampground.com
www.wheelycottages.ca
Paradise Valley Campground
Wheely Cottages (1 Wheelchair Unit) 4895 Lakeshore Rd., Plympton-Wyoming
at Ipperwash Beach 519-899-4080
Centre Side Rd., Kettle & Stony Point FN www.killamleisureliving.com/paradisevalley/
519-296-4277
www.wheelycottages.ca Silver Wave Lakefront Cottage
4074 Bluepoint Dr., Plympton-Wyoming
519-481-0062
www.silverwavecottage.com

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HURON COUNTY Lambton College Residence
The Blue Heron & Event Centre
72632 Duke Crescent, St. Joseph 1485 London Rd., Sarnia
www.bluewatercottages.com 519-542-7751 / 519-542-7741
www.lambtoncollege.ca

HOTELS & MOTELS


Palace Inn Motel
1665 London Line, Sarnia
519-542-7716
SARNIA & POINT EDWARD www.palaceinnsarnia.com
Best Western Plus Guildwood Inn
1400 Venetian Blvd., Point Edward Quality Inn
519-337-7577 751 Christina St. N., Sarnia
www.guildwoodinn.com 519-344-1157
www.qualityinnsarnia.com
Bluewater Motel
1626 London Line, Sarnia Super 8
519-542-5535 420 Christina St. N., Sarnia
519-337-3767
Comfort Inn www.super8.com/hotels/ontario/sarnia/
815 Mara St., Point Edward super-8-sarnia-on/hotel-overview
519-383-6767
www.comfortinnsarnia.com The Gables Inn
1625 London Line, Sarnia
East Court Motel 519-542-5523
1612 London Line, Sarnia www.thegablesinn.ca
519-542-7747
www.eastcourtmotel.com Harbourfront Inn
& Suites
Faulds Motel 505 Harbour Rd., Sarnia
1675 London Line, Sarnia 519-337-5434
519-542-5566 www.sarniaharbourfront.com

Hampton Inn By Hilton Sarnia/Point Edward The Insignia Hotel


1492 Venetian Blvd., Point Edward (formerly the Drawbridge Inn)
519-339-8000 283 Christina St. N., Sarnia
www.hamptoninn3.hilton.com 519-337-7571
www.insigniahotel.com
Holiday Inn EXPRESS
1460 Venetian Blvd. Sarnia / Point Edward Versatile Inn
1-800-439-4745 1716 London Line, Sarnia
Hiexsarnia.com 519-541-9400
www.versatileinn.com
Holiday Inn Sarnia/Point Edward
Hotel & Conference Centre
1498 Venetian Blvd., Point Edward
519-336-4130
www.hisarnia.ca

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DIRECTORIES
LAMBTON SHORES Pinewood Motel
Amber Hotel 9717 Army Camp Rd., Lambton Shores
99 Ontario St. S., Grand Bend 519-243-2511
519-238-2100 www.pinewood-motel.com
www.amberhotel.ca
Rock Glen Motel
Aux Sables Inn 7502 Arkona Rd., Arkona
236 Ontario St. S., Grand Bend 519-828-3838
519-238-2081
www.auxsablesinn.ca Veslo Grand Bend Motel
8788 Lakeshore Rd., Lambton Shores
Blue Water Motel 519-243-9779
121 Ontario St. S., Grand Bend www.veslograndbend.com
519-238-2014
www.thebluewatermotel.com Village Inn Motel
& Diner
Cocos Hotel, Restaurant 7424 Lakeshore Rd., Lambton Shores
& Night Club 519-243-3535
62 Main St., Grand Bend www.jashco.com
519-238-5140
Whispering Pines Motel
Colonial Hotel 10456 Lakeshore Rd., Grand Bend
1 Main St., Grand Bend 519-238-2383
519-238-2371 www.whisperingpinesmotel.org
www.colonialhotel-grandbend.com
Willie’s Inn Motel
Forest Golf Club 1701 London Line, Sarnia
& Inn 519-542-1733
102 Main St. S., Forest www.williesinnmotel.com
519-786-2397
www.golfforest.ca
CENTRAL LAMBTON
Ipperwash Beach Motel Country View Motel
9668 Ipperwash Rd., Lambton Shores & RV Resort
519-243-2399 4569 London Line, Wyoming
www.ipperwashbeachmotel.com 519-845-3394
www.countryviewmotelandrvresort.com
Oakwood Resort
70671 Bluewater Hwy., Grand Bend
519-238-2324 ST. CLAIR RIVER DISTRICT
www.oakwoodresort.ca Bogey’s Inn
& Suites
Patio Motel 2845 St Clair Pkwy., Sombra
5 Main St. W., Grand Bend 519-867-3999
519-238-2431 www.bogeysinn.com

Pine Dale Motor Inn


107 Ontario St. S., Grand Bend
519-238-2231
www.pinedale.on.ca

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Art & Culture Showcase (Sarnia/Lambton Arts Council)
127 Christina St. S., Sarnia
SARNIA & POINT EDWARD 519-344-2787
Ah! Some Art www.sarnia.com/groups/artscouncil
123 Michigan Ave., Point Edward, ON
519-336-6770 Stones ‘N Bones Museum
www.ahsomeart.com 223 Christina St. N., Sarnia
519-336-2100
Arteffects www.stonesnbones.ca
889 London Rd., Sarnia
519-336-1149 ST. CLAIR RIVER DISTRICT
Moore Museum
Artopia Gallery 94 Moore Line, Mooretown
& Framing 519-867-2020
188 Christina St. N., Sarnia www.mooremuseum.ca
519-332-0278
Sombra Museum
Gallery in the Grove 3470 St Clair Pkwy., Sombra
2618 Hamilton Road, Bright’s Grove 519-892-3982
519-869-4643 www.sombramuseum.webs.com
www.galleryinthegrove.com
LAMBTON SHORES
Grace Brothers Antiques Arkona’s Heritage Market
156 Front St. N., Sarnia 7283 Arkona Rd., Arkona
519-332-4293 519-854-7670
www.gracebrothersantiques.ca
Arkona Lions Museum
Ingonish Trading Co. & Information Centre
Mitton Village, Sarnia 8680 Rock Glen Rd., Arkona
519-346-1394 519-235-2610
www.ingonishtradingco.ca www.abca.on.ca
Judith and Norman ALIX Art Gallery Baillies Picture Framing
147 Lochiel St., Sarnia 63 River Road, Grand Bend
519-336-8127 519-238-1472
www.jnaag.ca www.bailliespictureframing.wordpress.com/
Kenneith Gallery Bliss Studio
251 Vidal St., Sarnia 7617 Riverside Dr., Port Franks
519-344-9832 519-243-3598
Made Collective Dale’s Antique Market
181 Christina St. S., Sarnia 10410 Lakeshore Rd., Grand Bend
519-704-1335 519-238-2880
https://madecollective.ca www.dalesantiquemarket.com
Rustic Gate Forest Lambton Museum
112 ½ Michigan Ave., Point Edward 8 Main St. N., Forest
519-332-0123 519-786-3239
www.rusticgate.ca www.lambtononline.ca

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Gallery on Main Street Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site
14 Main St., Grand Bend 29251 Uncle Tom’s Cabin Rd., Dresden
226-927-7508 or 519-383-4349 519-683-2978
www.uncletomscabin.org
Glass in Motion
17 Main St. W., Grand Bend

Marinas
226-271-5134

Kineto Theatre
24 King St., W., Forest SARNIA & POINT EDWARD
519-786-2303 Bridgeview Marina
www.kineto.ca 1 Marina Rd., Point Edward
519-337-3888
Lambton Heritage Museum www.bridgeviewmarina.com
10035 Museum Rd., Grand Bend
519-243-2600 Bridgeview Marine Services
www.lambtonmuseums.ca 1 Marina Rd., Point Edward
519-339-0454
Pinery Antique Flea Market (Open May-Oct.) www.bridgeviewmarineservices.com
10163 Lakeshore Rd., Grand Bend
519-238-8382 Lake Huron Yachts Ltd.
www.pineryantiquefleamarket.com 1241 Sandy Lane, Point Edward
519-336-5575
Sunset Arts Gallery www.lakehuronyachts.com
63 River Rd., Grand Bend
519-238-6914 Sarnia Bay Marina
www.sunsetarts.info 97 Seaway Rd., Sarnia
519-332-0533
www.sarniabaymarina.com
CENTRAL LAMBTON
Lake Life Studio Sarnia Yacht Club
3797- 4015 Lakeshore Rd., Camlachie 1220 Fort St., Point Edward
(519) 328-2217 519-332-6779
www.sarniayachtclub.ca
Oil Museum of Canada
2423 Kelly Rd., Oil Springs
519-834-2840 ST. CLAIR RIVER DISTRICT
www.lambtonmuseums.ca Ecarte Marine
4729 Ols River Rd., Port Lambton
The Art Shop 519-677-5691
5305 Nauvoo Rd., Watford www.ecartemarine.com
519-619-5464
www.clearlymoko.com Nautical Nest Marina
4709 Old River Rd., Port Lambton
519-627-6429
CHATHAM-KENT
Buxton National Historic Site St. Clair Boating & Marina
& Museum 4705 Old River Rd., Port Lambton
21975 A.D. Shadd Rd., North Buxton 519-677-5625
519-352-4799
www.buxtonmuseum.com

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St. Clair River Marina
2849 St. Clair Pkwy., Sombra Adventure & Sport
519-867-3999
www.bogeysinn.com SARNIA & POINT EDWARD
Beach Bumz Rentals
2759 Lakeshore Rd., Sarnia
LAMBTON SHORES 519-466-0541
Bade Mobile Marine Service
8520 Lakeshore Rd., Port Franks Boarder Pass Cable Park
519-243-2933 97 Seaway Rd., Sarnia
www.bademarine.com 519-328-3070
www.sarniaboarderpass.com
Grand Bend Marina
10352 Shoreline Dr., Grand Bend Bluewater Anglers
519-238-2000 1 Michigan Rd., Point Edward
www.lambtonshores.ca 519-344-9821
www.bluewateranglers.com
Huron Shores Marine Ltd.
& Seven Winds Marina Canatara Choo Choo Train
1009 Superior St., Port Franks 1200 Lake Chipican Dr., Sarnia
519-243-3900 519-332-0330
www.huronshoresmarine.com www.sarnia.ca

Lighthouse Marine Children’s Animal Farm


7604 Biddulph St., Port Franks at Canatara Park
519-243-2701 1200 Lake Chipican Dr., Sarnia
www.lighthousemarine.ca 519-332-330 x214
http://childrensanimalfarm.com
Port Franks Marina
7574 Biddulph St., Port Franks District Beta
519-243-2354 1886 London Line, Sarnia
www.lambtonshores.ca 519-491-0727
www.districtbeta.com
R & R Marina
9340 Lakeshore Rd., Forest Duc d ‘Orleans II Cruise Boat
519-786-5604 297 Front St. N., Sarnia
519-337-5152
Southwest Marine Services www.ducdorleans.com
70672 Bluewater Hwy., Grand Bend
519-238-2887 F1 Karting at Hiawatha
www.swmarineservices.com 1730 London Line, Sarnia
519-542-5543
Blue Flag® - An International and prestigious www.hiawathahorsepark.com
designation to indicate a beach or marina meets a
stringent set of criteria. Hiawatha Horse Park
& Entertainment Centre
1730 London Line, Sarnia
519-542-5543
www.hiawathahorsepark.com

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Lazer Tag Copper Blues Fishing Charters
1886 London Line, Sarnia Sails from R & R Marina
519-542-1001 9346 Lake Rd., Kettle Point
www.lazertagsarnia.com Kettle & Stoney Point First Nations
519-331-4144
Precision Power Sports www.copperbluesfishing.com
1762 London Line, Sarnia
519-541-1802 Deep Wave Rentals
www.precisionpowersports.ca 10072 Poplar Ave., Port Franks
519-615-7333
Pontoon Boat Rentals www.deepwaverentals.com
at Bridgeview
Marine Services Grand Bend Fishing Charters
1 Marina Rd., Point Edward 59 River Rd., Grand Bend
519-337-3888 519- 852-3410
www.bridgeviewmarina.com http://www.grandbendfishingcharters.com

Sarnia Escape Grand Bend Flyboard


260 Indian Rd. S., Sarnia 58 Main St. W., Grand Bend
519-344-6736 519-671-4865
www.sarniaescape.com www.grandbendflyboard.com

The Neutral Zone Paintball Park Grand Bend Motorplex


1596 London Line, Sarnia 70292 Bullock Line, Grand Bend
519-464-3335 519-238-7223
www.grandbendmotorplex.com
To the Stars Climbing Gym
1886 London Line, Sarnia Grand Bend Parasail
519-491-2663 77 Main St. W., Grand Bend
519-525-3596
Valley Axe www.grandbendparasail.com
1886 London Line, Sarnia
519-491-8472 Grand Bend Sport Parachuting Center
www.valleyaxe.com 70114 Grand Bend Line, Grand Bend
519-238-8610
Wawanosh Watercraft www.skydivegrandbend.com
& Blackwell Cycle
1801 Blackwell Rd., Sarnia Lambton Fishing
519-491-1777 & Diving
www.wawanoshwatercraft.com Sails from R & R Marina
9346 Lake Rd., Kettle Point
LAMBTON SHORES Kettle & Stoney Point First Nations
Axe Throwing Field www.lambtonfishinganddiving.com
48 Main St. W., Grand Bend
www.chachisaxe.com Sporty Too Fishing Charters
Sails from R & R Marina
Blue Line Fishing Charters 9346 Lake Rd., Kettle Point
9863 Leonard St., Grand Bend Kettle & Stoney Point First Nations
519-318-1102 519 331-0669
www.bluelinefishingcharters.com www.sportytoofishingcharters.com

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Starlite Drive-In Movie Theatre Sarnia Golf
36770 Crediton Rd., Grand Bend & Curling Club
519-238-8344 500 Errol Rd. W., Sarnia
www.starlitedriveintheatre.com 519-336-2201
www.sgcc.on.ca
Xtreme Water Sports
84 Main St., Grand Bend Sunset Golf
519-319-4864 1873 London Line, Sarnia
519-542-1779
CENTRAL LAMBTON Sunset Mini Golf
Humes Horse 1873 London Line, Sarnia
& Carriage Rides 519-542-1779
5433 Bethesda Rd., Watford
519-849-5114 The Range at Hiawatha
www.humerides.ca 1730 London Line, Sarnia
519-542-5543
Twin Creek Shooting Preserve Inc. www.hiawathahorsepark.com
1279 Dobbyn Rd., Florence
519-695-3021
ST. CLAIR RIVER DISTRICT
St. Clair Parkway Golf Course
Golf
132 Moore Line, Mooretown
519-867-2160
www.stclairparkwaygolf.com
SARNIA & POINT EDWARD
Bright’s Grove Golf Club
1992 Estella St., Bright’s Grove LAMBTON SHORES
519-869-4301 Arkona Fairways Golf Course
8562 Townsend Line, Arkona
Greenwood Golf Course Inc. 519-828-3211 / 519-333-6446
2212 London Line, Sarnia www.arkonafairways.com
519-542-2212
www.huronoaks.com Forest Golf Club
& Inn
Greystone Golf Course 102 Main St. S., Forest
2218 Confederation Line, Sarnia 519-786-2397
519-383-7177 www.golfforest.ca

Holiday Inn Golf Club Indian Hills Golf Club


1498 Venetian Blvd., Point Edward 6991 Lakeshore Rd., Forest
519-336-4111 519-786-5505
www.par3golfsarnia.com www.indianhillsgolf.ca

Huron Oaks Golf Course Oakwood Resort Golf Course


2587 Lakeshore Rd., Bright’s Grove 70671 Bluewater Hwy., Grand Bend
519-869-4231 519-238-2324
www.huronoaks.com www.oakwoodresort.ca

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DIRECTORIES
Our Ponderosa Family Campground
& Golf Course Parks & Beaches
9338 West Ipperwash Rd., Lambton Shores
519-786-2031 SARNIA & POINT EDWARD
www.parkbridge.com Bright’s Grove Beach
2759 Lakeshore Rd., Sarnia
Sand Hills Golf Resort 519-332-0330
9767 Port Franks Rd., Thedford www.sarnia.ca
519-243-1800
www.sandhillsgolf.ca Canatara Park
& Beach
Widder Station Golf 1200 Lake Chipican Dr., Sarnia
& Country Club 519-332-0330
8395 Decker Rd., Thedford www.sarnia.ca
519-296-4653
www.widderstation.com Centennial Park
430 Front St. N., Sarnia
519-332-0330
CENTRAL LAMBTON www.sarnia.ca
Black Creek Golf Course
4360 Plank Rd. S., Oil Springs Clearwater Arena
519-834-2552 & Community Centre
http://www.blackcreekgolfcourse.com 1400 Wellington St., Sarnia
Booking: 519-332-0330 Ext. 3214
Camlachie Golf Course Arena: 519-344-5355
4331 Egremont Rd., Camlachie www.sarnia.ca
519-899-4495
College Avenue Garden
Country View Motel RV Resort Driving Range 231 College Ave. N., Sarnia
4569 London Line, Wyoming 519-332-5837
519-845-3394
www.countryviewmotelandrvresort.com Errol-Russell Park
610 Devine St., Sarnia
Heritage Heights Golf 519-332-0330
& Country Club www.sarnia.ca
4300 Garden Crescent, Petrolia
519-882-0860 Germain Park
www.heritageheightsgolf.com 900 Germain St., Sarnia
519-332-0330
Sawmill Creek Golf Resort www.sarnia.ca
& Spa
3790 Lakeshore Rd., Camlachie Kenwick Park
519-899-4653 2759 Lakeshore Rd., Bright’s Grove
www.sawmill-creek.com 519-332-0330
www.sarnia.ca

MacKenzie (Alexander) Park


99 George St., Sarnia
519-332-0330
www.sarnia.ca

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McCrae Park Wildwood Park
958-959 Front St. N., Point Edward Bright’s Grove
519-337-3021 519-332-0330
www.villageofpointedward.com www.sarnia.ca

Mike Weir Park


& Beach ST. CLAIR RIVER DISTRICT
2354 Lakeshore Rd., Bright’s Grove Brander Park
519-332-0330 4555 St. Clair Pkwy., Port Lambton
www.sarnia.ca 519-867-2651
www.twp.stclair.on.ca
Mission Park - Enji Onamayaang
174 Devine St., Sarnia Branton Cundick Park
www.sarnia.ca 65 Wilkesport Line, Sombra
519-892-3968
Norm Perry Park www.twp.stclair.on.ca
Exmouth St., Sarnia
519-332-0330 Cathcart Park Campground
www.sarnia.ca 2959 St. Clair Pkwy., Sombra
519-892-3342
Pauline McGibbon Park www.twp.stclair.on.ca
Lochiel Kiwanis Community Centre
180 College Ave. N., Sarnia Corunna Athletic Park (CAP)
519-344-5543 420 Colborne St., Corunna
519-867-2651
Point Edward Waterfront Park www.twp.stclair.on.ca
Livingston St., Point Edward
519-337-3021 Courtright Waterfront Park
www.villageofpointedward.com 1557 St. Clair Parkway, Courtright
519-867-2651
Rainbow Park www.twp.stclair.on.ca
241 Christina St. S., Sarnia
519-332-0330 Dedecker Park
www.sarnia.ca St. Clair Pkwy., Port Lambton
519-867-2651
Tecumseh Park & Youth Cox Centre www.twp.stclair.on.ca
& Splash Pad
334 Russell St. S., Sarnia Guthrie Park
519-332-0330 237 St. Clair Pkwy., Corunna
www.sarnia.ca 519-867-2651
www.twp.stclair.on.ca
Terry Fox Park
284 London Rd., Sarnia Marshy Creek Park
519-332-0330 3929 St. Clair Pkwy., Port Lambton
www.sarnia.ca 519-867-2651
www.twp.stclair.on.ca
Veterans Park
151 Wellington St., Sarnia Moore Habitat Management Area
519-332-0330 1616-1744 Bickford Line, St. Clair Township
www.sarnia.ca 519-245-3710
www.scrca.on.ca

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Mooretown Centennial Park Ipperwash Beach
1157 St. Clair Pkwy., Mooretown West Ipperwash Rd., Lambton Shores
519-867-2651 519-243-1400
www.twp.stclair.on.ca www.lambtonshores.ca

Reagan Park Pinery Provincial Park


3609 St. Clair Pkwy., Sombra & Beach
519-867-2651 9526 Lakeshore Rd., Grand Bend
www.twp.stclair.on.ca 519-243-2220
www.pinerypark.on.ca
Seager Park
2190 St. Clair Pkwy., Courtright Port Franks Conservation Area
519-867-2651 7574 Biddulph St., Port Franks
www.twp.stclair.on.ca 519-243-1400
www.lambtonshores.ca
Sombra Community Park
152 Smith St., Sombra Rock Glen Conservation Area
519-892-3908 8680 Rock Glen Rd., Arkona
www.twp.stclair.on.ca 519-235-2610
www.abca.on.ca
Sombra Park
3441 St. Clair Pwky., Sombra
519-867-2651 CENTRAL LAMBTON
www.twp.stclair.on.ca Bridgeview Conservation Area
4279 Petrolia Line, Petrolia
Willow Park 519-882-2350
1965 St. Clair Pkwy., Courtright www.scrca.on.ca
519-867-2651
www.twp.stclair.on.ca Canton Park
669 London St., Wyoming
Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area 519-845-3939
6013 Blackwell Side Rd., Sarnia www.plympton-wyoming.ca
519-245-3710
www.scrca.on.ca Centennial Park
549 Niagara St., Wyoming
519-845-3351
LAMBTON SHORES www.plympton-wyoming.ca
Ausable River Cut Conservation Area
9984 Northville Cres., Thedford Charles McEwen Conservation Area
519-235-2610 4318 Lakeshore Rd., Camlachie
www.abca.on.ca 519-245-3710
www.scrca.on.ca
Esli G. Dodge Conservation Area
88 Main St. S., Forest Gorman Park
519-243-1400 4555 Main St., Enniskillen Township
www.lambtonshores.ca 519-882-2490
www.enniskillen.ca
Grand Bend Beach
90 Main St. W., Grand Bend Greenwood Park
519-243-1400 4065 Dufferin Ave., Petrolia
www.lambtonshores.ca 519-882-2350
www.town.petrolia.on.ca
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Highland Glen Conservation Area WALPOLE ISLAND
5046 Lakeshore Rd., Forest Highbanks Park
519-245-3710 Walpole Island FN
www.scrca.on.ca 519-627-1475
Kerr Park
418 Fourth St., Petrolia Blue Flag® - An International and prestigious
519-882-2350 designation to indicate a beach or marina meets a
www.town.petrolia.on.ca stringent set of criteria.

Krall Park

Bicycle Shops
4477 Shiloh Line, Enniskillen
519-882-2490
www.enniskillen.ca
SARNIA
Lorne C. Henderson Conservation Area The Bicycle Shop
3653 Petrolia Line, Petrolia 406 Front St. N., Sarnia
519-882-2280 519-344-0515
https://ontarioconservationareas.ca
The Blackwell Cycle
Marthaville Park 1801 Blackwell Rd., Sarnia
3879 Prince St., Marthaville 519-491-1777
519-882-2490
www.enniskillen.ca LAMBTON SHORES
2 Brothers Bike Repair
McKay Park & Rental
665 Ontario St., Wyoming 35 Gill Rd., Grand Bend
519-845-3939 519-238-5365
www.plympton-wyoming.com

Shetland Conservation Area


6632 Bentpath Line, Dawn-Euphemia Motorcycle Shops
519-692-5148
www.scrca.on.ca SARNIA & POINT EDWARD
Archer Antique Cycle Shop
Victoria Park 3165 London Line, Wyominga
4195 Petrolia Line, Petrolia 519-542-7858
519-882-2350
www.town.petrolia.on.ca Cory’s Motorcycle Sales and Salvage
433 Palmerston St., South, Sarnia
Warwick Conservation Area 519-402-2453
6101 Warwick Village Rd., Warwick
519-849-6770 Motorsport Custom Accessories
www.scrca.on.ca 1375 Confederation St., Sarnia
519-337-5601
Watford Centennial Park
61 Centennial Ave., Watford Precision Power Sports
519-876-2808 1762 London Line, Sarnia
www.warwicktownship.ca 519-541-1802

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DIRECTORIES
Whip’s Performance Cycle Beaver Meadow Stables
#3 – 535 Vidal St. S., Sarnia 1175 Mandaumin Rd., Tupperville
519-339-0003 519-892-3316

Berryhill Farm
ST. CLAIR RIVER DISTRICT 7657 Egremont Rd., Watford
W.C.K. Honda 519-849-6573
584 St. Clair Pkwy., Corunna
519-862-5398 Birnam Orchards
6771 Nauvoo Rd., Watford
519-849-6315
LAMBTON SHORES
SOS Motorcycle Tires Black Ash Acres Alpacas
74 King St. E., Forest 5177 Courtright Line, Oil Springs
519-786-4045 519-844-2508
www.blackashacres.ca
CENTRAL LAMBTON Bluewater Beef
Huron Power Sports 3472 Waterworks Rd., Brigden
499 Plympton St., Wyoming 519-864-4131
226-307-0777 www.bluewaterbeef.com

Farm Fresh
Brier Run Alpacas/Edy’s Mills Fine Fibres
4336 Edys Mills Line, Oil Springs
519-692-9430
SARNIA & POINT EDWARD
Korny Korners Adventure Farm Cedarview Farms
& Market 3028 Kimball Rd., Courtright
6193 Blackwell Side Rd., Sarnia 519-864-4470
519-542-5232
www.kornykornersfarm.ca Country Yarns and Vegetables
2776 LaSalle Line, Petrolia
Macklin’s Farm Produce 519-882-8740
2153 Lakeshore Rd., Sarnia www.country-yarns.com
519-869-4255
macklinsfarm.com Dickenson Farms
3383 Oil Springs Line, Brigden
Point Edward Moonlight Farmer’s Market 519-864-4469
Under Bluewater Bridges www.dickensonfarms.com
Michigan Ave., Point Edward
519-337-3021 Kerrigan Family Farm
www.villageofpointedward.com 4924 Douglas Line, Plympton-Wyoming
519-899-4473
Sarnia Farmer’s Market
110 Proctor St., Sarnia Lena’s Lamb
519-337-6835 2627 McCallum Line, Wilkesport
519-864-4169
www.lenaslamb.com
CENTRAL LAMBTON
Angels Lane Alpacas Petrolia Farmer’s Market
4911 Oil Springs Line, Oil Springs 359 Fletcher St., Petrolia
519-834-2178 519-882-2350
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DIRECTORIES
Sara’s Naturals Hornblower Homestead
4648 Lasalle Line, Petrolia & Orchard
519-882-2976 7576 Ridge Rd., Thedford
www.sarasnatural.com 519-296-4403

Harlequin Heritage Farms Juicy-Fruit Orchards Home Stand


3772 Confederation Line, Wyoming 9213 Arkona Rd., Thedford
519-381-1771 519-296-5678
www.juicyfruitorchards.ca
Smith Farm Estate Enterprises
613 Oil Springs Line, Courtright Juicy-Fruit Orchards Farm
519-867-3381 & Market
www.smithomestead.ca Ipperwash Rd. & Hwy. #21, Ravenswood
519 243-3380
Sydenham Farms www.juicyfruitorchards.ca
8111 Sydenham Line, Alvinston
519-847-5184 Pinery Antique Flea Market
www.sydenhamfarms.com Open May-October
10163 Lakeshore Rd., Grand Bend
519-238-8382
LAMBTON SHORES www.pineryantiquefleamarket.com
Arkona’s Heritage Market
7283 Arkona Rd., Arkona Ryan’s Sweet Maple
519-854-7670 8354 Rawlings Rd., Lambton Shores
Facebook.com/ArkonaMarket/ 519-786-4729
www.sweetmaple.ca
Awesome Berries
& Gardens Williamson Farms
7506 Northville Rd., Thedford 7739 Lakeshore Rd., Lambton Shores
519-828-3872 519-243-2960
www.williamsonfarms.ca
Fair Haven Mission (Fish) Farm
9096 Townsend Line, Arkona Williamson Farms Country Store
519-828-3181 14 Main St. W., Forest
226-520-0144
Forest Glen Herb Farm www.williamsonfarms.ca
8333 Glendale Dr., Lambton Shores
519-899-4372
www.forestglenherbfarm.com CHATHAM-KENT
Bompa’s Farm Fresh Produce
Grand Bend Produce Co. 3946 Bentpath Line, Dresden
10026 Walker Rd., Grand Bend 519-683-6934
519-243-2435
www.grandbendproduce.com Claylan Farms
742 Oil Heritage Rd., Dresden
Gwen’s Garden Produce 519-692-9614
14 Main St., Forest
519-617-4208 Don’s Organic Garden
5282 Bentpath Line, Croton
519-692-4642

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DIRECTORIES
Local Beer, Wine, Widder Station Golf
& Tap House
Cider & Mead 8395 Decker Rd., Thedford
519-296-4653
www.widderstation.com
SARNIA & POINT EDWARD
Refined Fool CENTRAL LAMBTON
137 Davis St., Sarnia Alton Farms Estate Winery
519-704-1335 5547 Aberarder Line, Plympton-Wyoming
1326 London Road, Sarnia 519-899-2479
519-704-1665 www.altonfarmsestatewinery.com
www.refinedfool.com
Munro Honey
LAMBTON SHORES & Meadery
Twin Pines Orchards 3115 River St., Alvinston
& Cider House 519-847-5333
8169 Kennedy Line, Thedford www.munrohoney.com
519-296-5556
www.twinpinesorchards.com Stonepicker Brewing Company
7143 Forest Rd., Plympton-Wyoming
519-786-6980
www.stonepickerbrewing.com

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TRAVEL INFORMATION
The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI)
U.S. and Canadian citizens will be required to present
one of the following documents for entry into the
United States by land or sea from Canada, Mexico, the
Caribbean, or Bermuda.

U.S. Passport Card


Info: www.travel.state.gov

Enhanced Driver’s Licence


Limitations: Not valid for international air travel
Info: Visit your state or provincial government websites

Canadian Passport
Info: www.ppt.gc.ca

U.S. Passport
Info: www.travel.state.gov

Customs and Immigration


Canada Customs – Sarnia, ON........................................................................................... 519-383-1460
Canadian Immigration, ON..............................................................................................1-888-242-2100
U.S. Customs – Port Huron, MI.......................................................................................... 810-985-9541
U.S. Immigration – Port Huron, MI www.uscis.gov...................................................1-800-375-5283
Nexus (pre-approved & screened travellers) Port Huron, MI..................................1-800-842-7647
Customs & Border Protection............................................................................................ 810-982-0133
Canadian Border Services Agency...........................................................................www.cbsa.gc.ca

SHOP DUTY FREE


ON YOUR WAY TO THE U.S.A.
Tax Free Shopping
on brand name merchandise.

SAVE UP TO 60%
Open 24 hours a day,
7 days a week.

BLUE WATER BRIDGE DUTY FREE SHOP


On the Canadian Bridge Plaza - keep right after toll
Your one-stop resource for community services in Ontario
(800) 395-7672 • www.bridgedutyfree.com

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TRAVEL INFORMATION
Border Crossings Tourist Information Centres
No pedestrians or bicycles allowed on the Tourism Sarnia-Lambton
Blue Water Bridge. 1455 Venetian Boulevard, Point Edward, ON
Federal Bridge Corp./Blue Water Bridge 519-336-3232 or 1-800-265-0316
www.federalbridge.ca...............1-866-422-6346 info@tourismsarnialambton.com
..................................................... 519-337-8721 ontbluecoast.com
Walpole Algonac Ferry Ltd.†........ 519-627-0881 Ontario Travel Information Centre
walpoleislandferry.ca 1455 Venetian Boulevard, Point Edward, ON
See ad page 47 519-344-7403 or 1-800-ONTARIO
(1-800-668-2746)
Canada Customs Walpole Island....519-627-4242 ontariotravel.net

Ferries run year-round, except when ice prohibits.
Grand Bend Area Tourism
81 Crescent Street, Grand Bend, ON
Currency 519-238-2001 or 1-888-338-2001
Casino Currency Exchange grandbendtourism.com
611 St. Clair Street, Point Edward
519-344-7811 Sombra Tourist Information Centre (Seasonal)
3476 St. Clair Parkway, Sombra, ON
The Exchange House 519-892-3982
2 Bridge Street, Point Edward sombramuseum@hotmail.com
519-337-3703 or 1-888-529-0899
txhsarnia.com Duty Free Shop
Bluewater Bridge Plaza, Canadian
Point Edward, ON
519-332-4680 or 1-800-395-7672
sarniadutyfree.com

Transportation
Robert Q
robertq.com..................................1-800-265-5972
Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport
sarniaairport.com.......................... 519-542-7767
Sarnia Transit
sarnia.ca.......................................... 519-336-3271
Via Rail
viarail.ca .......................................1-888-842-7245

Looking for a unique gift or souvenir?


Come shop where the tourists shop!
Find us inside the Tourism Information Centre
located in the Village of Point Edward.
Our gift shop offers specialty items including
local and Canadiana products, such as post cards,
t-shirts, mugs, magnets, and so much more!

1455 Venetian Blvd | Point Edward, Ontario | N7T 7W7


1-800-265-0316 • ontbluecoast.com
Canada Day Parade, Canatara Park, Sarnia. Photo Credit: Lou Sprenger
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