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Westminster Ponds

  Explore the wild beauty of Westminster Ponds, nestled on 200 hectares and considered an “environmentally significant area” (ESA). It’s the biggest publicly owned ESA in the London area, known for its great size and diversity of natural habitats. Largely a wetland, you’ll find it via Commissioners Road just east of Wellington Road, tucked against…

Spray Pads and Wading Pools

  Cool off at the open, community spray pads and wading pools found all over the London area. Wading pools are a free and fun way for your little one to connect with other water lovers and create water confidence in the process. The wading pools are just 0.6m at the deepest and there’s always…

Best Thai in London

  Pastor Grill features some of the best fare in the city, but London is also home to some of the best Thai restaurants in Ontario, starting with Bangkok Pad Thai, a casual site dishing up authentic favorites. Try the dinner special Thai for Two with spring rolls, red curry chicken, pad Thai, steamed jasmine…

Visit Eldon House

  Built in 1834, the historic Eldon House is a landmark in Ontario. Although the home is currently undergoing renovation, it is still open for tours during minor construction, so visitors can get a sneak peek at what’s to come. The gorgeous estate has been largely untouched, save for maintenance, and boasts the title of…

St. Patrick’s Day Festivities

  This year, St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday, which mean Londoners enjoy a three-day weekend of green-centric celebrations. Most of the revelry will take place at bars and pubs throughout the province, especially those known for imported British beers. However, it’s a public holiday throughout Canadian providences including Newfoundland and Labrador. Massive parades…

Visit Fanshawe Pioneer Village

  “The past is present” at Fanshawe Pioneer Village where visitors can explore the Denfield General Store, dine at the Pioneer Village Café, or book a venue for a special event ranging from weddings to corporate retreats. At the Denfield General Store, you can relive the old-fashioned shopping experience at the original post which served…

Celebrate Family Day

  February 20th is Family Day in Ontario, a national holiday observed in numerous provinces. It’s not federally established, which means federal employees are still on the job, but it’s a wildly popular and highly celebrated day. Established as the day to spend time with families, it’s also a welcome break between New Year’s Day…

French Fare for Valentine’s Day

  London is full of romantic French restaurants, a must for your complete Valentine’s Day. David’s Bistro features innovative menu choices served à la carte or prix fixe. For dinner, choose from cream of caramelized onion soup, chicken liver and foie gras mousse with pear jam on walnut bread, pan roasted mahi mahi, a boar…

London’s Lunar New Year

  Help usher in the Year of the Rooster on January 28th with the London Chinese Association! Every year, a big gala is hosted where you’ll find endless delectable and authentic Chinese dishes, the famed lion dance, folk artists and performers, and more. Held at the Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School, tickets are $15 and…

Latin Fare in London

  From tapas to house made sangria, Latin cuisine is an excellent choice for family dining, a romantic date, or a rousing night out with friends. Try Casa Blanca where you’ll find ceviche, flautas, a Latin fillet of basa fish, and, of course, generous paellas. The maduros, or deep fried plantains, are a must, and…