Culture and entertainment tourism represents the greatest opportunity for London to grow as a destination. Venues, events, attractions and festivals large and small are an integral part of London’s image, culture, reputation, economic prosperity, fun and cultural vitality.
Tourism London works closely with private and public sector partners to develop London as a culture and entertainment destination and increase visitation.
Home County Music and Art Festival
Arts and culture tourists outspend typical tourists two to one, stay longer and often travel with their families.
London’s Culture and Entertainment Department led the bid and hosting responsibly of 2016 CCMA Awards. The tremendous success of this event led to an opportunity to host the first ever 2017 Country Music Association of Ontario Awards and was the impetus for Tourism London submitting a bid for consideration to host a future JUNO Awards in London.
Trackside Music Festival • Western Fair District
Culture and Entertainment Tourism have been the recipient of many industry awards in the recent years including: