The 2022 Windsor-Essex Jane’s Walk Festival Weekend was Friday, May 6 to Sunday, 8, 2022. The annual festival invited Windsorites to explore neighbourhoods through citizen-led walking tours and online activities.
Explore videos, art, and puzzles from the Festival, as well as photos from the in-person walks in 2022.
Jane's Walk 2022 Lineup
Filling in the map: a Walkerville puzzle walk
In your hands is a map of Walkerville where the streets have no name and it's your job to fill in the blanks.
A Walk through Windsor Wrestling History (Video)
A talk with author and musician, Jamie Greer, about the history of wrestling at Windsor Arena
Amherstburg Historic Mile (Video)
The Doors of Heritage Podcast takes you on a virtual tour of Amherstburg's Historical Mile.
This quilted piece, with an abstracted Detroit skyline in the background, is multi-layered in an attempt to capture the complex texture created by the juxtaposition of these two iconic industrial buildings.
Forgotten West End
A circuit walkabout through a part of West Windsor that often gets overlooked: the Marlborough Neighbourhood.
Detroit From Afar: a walking tour of the skyline from Windsor
This tour is about Detroit from Windsor! Join us as we walk along the riverfront trail for some local history.
The Highest Potential Alley in the City of Windsor!
Walk and talk up the (arguably) highest potential alleyway in the City based on Data!
A Map of the Detroit River (Zoom Event)
A collaborative, virtual walk that ties together various narratives of/on/tangent to the Detroit River; geologic, artistic, industrial, cultural, etc. (Zoom presentation)
A Stroll Through Old Sandwich Town
Starting at the Duff-Bâby Mansion, the walk will encompass several historical sites along Sandwich Street.
Getting to Know Windsor's Tower of Freedom Monument
Learn about the Underground Railroad history of Windsor-Essex through a narrated walk around the Tower of Freedom Monument.
Tiny Home Tour in the Core! (Bike Ride)
This cycling tour explores newly built detached tiny homes (ADUs) in core neighbourhoods from the West End to Ford City.
Windsor Grove Cemetery: Underground Railroad Family Stories
Learn about some of the fascinating early Black Windsorites buried at Windsor Grove Cemetery, including freedom seekers.
People of Amherstburg’s Past
A Walk along the streets of Amherstburg featuring stories about former residents discovered through its historic buildings.
Intro to Micro-Mapping
Learn to contribute to a publicly-sourced map of Windsor-Essex! Use your smartphone to note parking, benches, and more on OpenStreetMap.
From Trash to Trail Treasure: A walk at dusk in Malden Park
Learn about Malden Park's history as a solid waste site in the 60s to its present day a gem greenspace.
WILD WINDSOR: Downtown's Urban Ecology
Discover Downtown's rich ecology from glacial past to a creative, sustainable future.
Against the Current
Use an interactive map to locate reproductions from the AGW’s collection. Discover trailblazing artists and collect milestones by completing mini-games.
Rankin Avenue: Victorian Street
Join in a walk of Amherstburg's Rankin Avenue and learn about the interesting architecture along the street.