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Collaborate with Tourism London, Ontario


As front-line workers and industry partners, you are ambassadors for the city of London. Your team is in a unique position to talk with visitors of the city and make personalized recommendations. That’s why our team at Tourism London has put together this resource page. This educational tool will help you and your team stay up to date on the best attractions, restaurants and events in London and help you locate supporting resources so that you can better serve your customers.

About Tourism London

As a trailblazer in developing real experiences, promoting a vibrant and diverse visitor destination and attracting and hosting people with warm, genuine hospitality, Tourism London works to enhance the reputation of our city and grow the resilience of our sustainable tourism ecosystem by driving tourism visits and spending, collaborating with industry partners and enriching our community. 


How We Can Help

We can help you by providing valuable information and resources to assist your guests in their visit or stay in London, Ontario. Whether they’re looking for attractions, events, accommodations or local services, Tourism London can offer assistance and insights to make their experience in the city enjoyable and memorable.


Our events page, serves as a hub for discovering all of the amazing upcoming events in the city. Visitors can conveniently navigate the site by scrolling through the list of events, utilizing the search function or applying filters to refine their search. Each event listing presents crucial details and clicking on an event provides access to a dedicated page with additional information.


Welcome Centres

Looking for maps, souvenirs, travel guides, brochures and more? Tourism London offers two Welcome Centres (one Downtown and one in the south end of London) for your convenience. 


Follow Us 

Want to stay up to date with all things tourism in London? Follow Tourism London on social media: 
Facebook: @tourismlondon
Twitter: @tourism_london 
Instagram: @tourismlondon 
YouTube: @TourismLondon 
LinkedIn: @tourism-london

You can register to receive our Industry Newsletter here.

Curious who to contact on the Tourism London team? Don’t hesitate to reach out. You can meet the team here


Core Area – information from the City of London

We’ve put together a few resources to better assist those navigating London’s Core Area. The City of London has a dedicated website that lists all upcoming events along with information about how to get to the Core Area.

Public Washrooms

Public washrooms are available on Dundas Place and Victoria Park from 8 am to 8 pm. Both places are monitored by security guards during open hours.



For non-urgent emergencies, safety and security, bylaw, parking, garbage, etc. in the Core Area, check out the Core Area Supports Contact List.

Core Area Ambassadors 

Core Area Ambassadors are the City of London’s customer service representatives for the Core Area. Some of their roles include responding to concerns and complaints from businesses as well as tourists/visitors. They also give direction on how to access City services and they share information on events and activities. Another important part they play is helping other City teams to keep streets clean and safe, build ties with local businesses and participate in enhancing the City’s overall appearance. They can’t be missed in their green shirts as they walk the streets of London’s Core Area.


Things To Do in London

London, Ontario offers a wide variety of exciting activities for visitors of all ages. Guests can explore the vibrant food scene, enjoy live performances at local venues, cheer their loudest at sporting events, explore the outdoors and experience London’s culture, history and the arts! 

Some of London’s most popular locations and activities include:


Budweiser Gardens

A premier multipurpose arena known for its wide range of entertainment options, including concerts, sporting events, live performances and family shows. Learn more


100 Kellogg Lane

Once the home of the Kellogg’s cereal factory, this historical building has now been transformed into London's premier multi-entertainment complex featuring ropes courses, a trampoline park, escape rooms, an on-site brewery and distillery and more! Learn more


Museum London

For more than 70 years, Museum London has preserved, interpreted and shared the story of London and Londoners through the exhibition of art and artifacts and the presentation of public programs. Learn more


Labatt Park Tours

Labatt Park, the oldest baseball grounds in the world, hosts guided tours each summer that let you experience baseball history and view artifacts in the original 1937 Roy McKay Clubhouse. Learn more


Covent Garden Market

Formally established in 1845, Covent Garden Market is one of London Ontario’s most treasured cultural landmarks featuring a diverse selection of food vendors, farmers markets, cultural events and more. Learn more


Boler Mountain

Home to exciting recreational activities every season such as mountain biking and Tree Top Trekking during the summer and skiing, snowboarding and tubing during the wintertime. Learn more


The Grand Theatre

A historic performing arts venue that showcases a diverse range of theatrical productions, musical performances and other live events, enriching the cultural landscape of the city. Learn more


Banting House

London’s only National Historic Site and museum dedicated to preserving the legacy and impact of Sir Frederick Banting, the co-discoverer of insulin. Learn more


Fanshawe Conservation Area

A picturesque natural retreat offering scenic trails, a tranquil lake for boating and fishing and a campground, providing outdoor enthusiasts with a peaceful escape into nature. Learn more


Only in OEV Cultural Tours

London’s Old East Village is a neighborhood full of rich culture. Try one of three self-guided tours to experience the dumplings, libations and culture of the historic neighborhood. Learn more

That’s only the start of all the fun activities available in London, Ontario. Make sure you subscribe to our monthly newsletter and explore our website for more ideas on how to enjoy the Forest City! 


Frequently Asked Questions

Get to know some of the most frequently asked questions and answers from Tourism London’s FAM Tour (familiarization tour).


Q: What to see on your first visit to London, Ontario?

A: Discover some suggestions here

Q: Where are the best places for adults?

A: Discover some suggestions here

Q: Where are the best places for kids?

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Q: What is there to do for families in London, Ontario?

A: Discover these suggestions here


Q: Where to go to eat healthy?

A: Discover some suggestions here


Q: Where to go for vegan restaurants in London, Ontario?

A: Discover some suggestions here


Q: Where to go for different ethnic foods in London, Ontario?

A: Discover some suggestions here


Q: Where to go to eat in London, Ontario? 

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Q: Where are the wilderness trails located in London, Ontario?

A: Discover some suggestions here


Q: What is there to do in the winter in London, Ontario?

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Q: What is there to do in the Spring in London, Ontario?

A: Discover some suggestions here


Q: What is there to do in the Summer in London, Ontario?

A: Discover some suggestions here


Q: What is there to do in the Fall in London, Ontario?

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Q: Where are some good breakfast/brunch locations in London, Ontario?

A: Discover some suggestions here


Q: Where are some good dessert locations in London, Ontario?

A: Discover some suggestions here


Q: Where are some of the best ice cream spots in London, Ontario?

A: Discover some suggestions here


Q: Where can we rent bikes in London, Ontario?

A: Discover some suggestions here


Q: Where can I find information about upcoming events in the city of London, Ontario?

A: Discover some suggestions here


Q: Where can I find a place to buy groceries in downtown London, Ontario?

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Q: Where can I find maps for London, Ontario?

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Q: What is something that is unique to London, Ontario?

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Q: What is there to do for the sports enthusiast in London, Ontario?

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Q: Where can I learn more about London, Ontario’s designation as a UNESCO City of Music?

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Regional Map of London

Get an overview of London’s major points of interest, parks, golf courses, highways and more with this regional map of London here. Learn more


Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries around London

View this Map of London showcasing breweries and distilleries, along with tour information and a directory of breweries, wineries and distilleries around London. This is a great tool for visitors interested in the libations scene of London, Ontario. Learn more


Walking and Cycling

The City of London supports walking and cycling as active ways to enjoy the many special features London has to offer, either as a recreational pastime or as a means of transportation. Routes within the city consist of on-street, off-street and multi-use pathways. The following are maps to show these routes.

London Bike Map

Bike Routes & Walking Trails

London Walk Map


Fish & Paddle Guide Map

A comprehensive map from the City of London with information on shore access, fishing platforms, details on local species of fish, safety and more can be found at the Fish & Paddle Guide Map. Learn more


How to Get Around London


Transportation Options

London offers a variety of transportation options that assist in getting around the city. There are also many ways to get to and from London with ease. Learn more


About Ontario’s Southwest

 Ontario’s Southwest (OSW) is a Regional Tourism Organization, funded through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and is governed by an industry-led Board of Directors from across the region. OSW works collaboratively with tourism stakeholders to uphold OSW's vision to be a year-round destination that offers highly sought experiences for visitors and residents. The organization provides support to operators (such as London) in the areas of tourism development, workforce development, research, and marketing.
Learn more about OSW



Visit their Websites




Follow them on Social Media 

Industry based social media: 
Facebook: @OSWConference
Twitter: @SWOTourism 
Instagram: @team.osw 

Consumer based social media: 
Facebook: @OntariosSouthwest
TikTok: @ontsouthwest 
Instagram: @ontsouthwest 
YouTube: @OntariosSouthwest 


Ontario’s Southwest Industry Newsletter

Sign up for their Industry Newsletter. Learn more


Responsible Travel Pledge

Take Ontario’s Southwest Responsible Travel Pledge. Learn more


Ontario’s Southwest Trip Itineraries

OSW also has Trip Itineraries for the London area that may be of interest to guests: 

OSW’s Trip Inspiration Page

Accessible London: 2 Days of Forest City Fun For All

A Weather Proof Family Trip to London, Middlesex, St. Thomas and Elgin

Social Feed Shake Up: A Two Day Tour That Will Have Your Followers Asking Where’s That

Plan a Two Day Family London Play-Cation in 3 Simple Steps


Tourism Organizations

Get to know some of Tourism London’s partners in our directory. Expand your marketing to visitors and locals in London, Ontario with our programs to help you grow your business and network within and outside of your industry. Contact us today to learn more about partnering with Tourism London.


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Destination Canada

Destination Canada markets Canada internationally. Their mission is to grow Canada's tourism export revenues and support their industry partners. Learn more


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Destination Ontario (DO)

DO is an agency of the Government of Ontario with a vision to position Ontario as a preferred global destination. DO's mission is to generate increased visitation by Ontario, Canadian and international tourists, enhance tourism expenditures in Ontario, and contribute to provincial economic prosperity through impactful marketing and results oriented investment partnerships. Learn more



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Ontario's Southwest (OSW)

OSW is the provincially mandated Regional Tourism Organization for Southwestern Ontario, also known as Region 1. OSW works with 10 Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) and tourism industry stakeholders across our region to promote the area as a vibrant and prosperous tourism region. Learn more



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Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC)

TIAC is responsible for representing tourism interests at the national level, and its advocacy work involves promoting and supporting policies, programs and activities that will benefit the sector's growth and development. Learn more



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Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO)

TIAO advocates the importance of tourism as an economic driver and job creator in order to serve the interests of Ontario's diverse tourism industry and business community. TIAO comprises regional tourism organizations, destination marketing organizations, sector associations, businesses, suppliers and educators. Learn more


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Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA)

ORHMA is dedicated to fostering a positive business climate for Ontario's hospitality industry, while providing value-added services to its members. ORHMA is the largest provincial hospitality association in Canada with over 4,000 members representing more than 11,000 establishments across the province. They are uniquely positioned to represent the issues that most impact your business. Learn more


Group Tour Organizations

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Ontario Motor Coach Association (OMCA)

The motor coach and group travel industry are an important part of the Canadian travel and tourism sector.  It’s a diverse industry offering from scheduled bus service to student travel to luxury coach tours.  Within OMCA, coach companies, tour operators and tourism service providers (hotels, restaurants attractions, etc.) all work together to offer the public first-class travel experiences.  Learn more


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National Tour Association (NTA)

NTA is the leading business association for companies and organizations that serve customers traveling to, from and within North America. Their 700 buyer members are tour operators and travel planners who package travel product domestically and around the world. Their seller members, comprised of 500 destinations and 1,100 tour suppliers, represent product in all 50 U.S. states, each Canadian province and more than 40 other countries. Learn more


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American Bus Association (ABA)

The ABA serves a thriving industry that provides more than 600 million passenger trips annually on charters, tours, scheduled service and shuttles. Membership in ABA includes motorcoach operators, tour operators, tourism-related organizations and products and service suppliers. Learn more


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Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA)

SYTA is the non-profit, professional trade association that promotes student and youth travel and seeks to foster integrity and professionalism among student and youth travel service providers. SYTA is “The Voice of Student and Youth Travel.®” Learn more


Learn More…

Get to know a bit more about Tourism London, their partners and business resources available to you.

Meet Our Team

We look forward to working with you to bring your partnership to the Forest City. For more information please contact us at: