Find your folk in Norfolk County
Explore everything Norfolk County has to offer
- Things to do
- Places to go
- Wineries and breweries
- Local eats
- Places to stay
If you own a business or run an event, be sure to include your listing on the Visit Norfolk app!
Close to home. Far from ordinary.
Where else can you explore a Unesco World Biosphere Reserve? Or discover the diverse beauty of Canada’s only Carolinian Forest? Where can you climb the sand hills that tower over Lake Erie, wander through a 22-acre botanical garden, or visit a raptor conservancy? Sure, Norfolk is known for its award-winning wineries and breweries. Not to mention eco-adventures, farmers’ markets, festivals, and beaches. It’s all here. In fact, the only thing Norfolk doesn’t have is crowds.
And the best part? We’re just a couple hours away from the GTA.
Norfolk County’s most popular tourist attractions are the beaches, ports, towns, and villages along Lake Erie, known as Ontario’s South Coast. These towns include Port Dover, Turkey Point, Long Point, Simcoe, Delhi, Waterford, and Port Rowan.
Fishing is another key attraction for tourists, as well as birding, hiking, camping, and cycling.
Explore annual festivals and events
- PD13 (the Port Dover motorcycle enthusiasts’ event every Friday the 13th)
- Delhi Strawberry Festival (June)
- Canada Day Celebration in Port Dover (July)
- Simcoe Rotary Friendship Festival (August)
- Port Dover Summer Fest (August)
- Norfolk Studio Tour (September)
- BayFest in Port Rowan (September)
- Delhi Harvest Fest (September)
- Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show in Simcoe (October)
- Waterford Pumpkinfest (October)
- Simcoe Christmas Panorama (December)
Whatever you’re after, you’ll find it here.
Visit Ontario’s Southwest for events, destinations, accommodations, and more.
Touring by motorcycle? Check out CruiseTheCoast.ca for motorcycle tourism in Norfolk County, and Ontario’s South Coast, which includes Norfolk, Haldimand, Elgin, and Chatham-Kent.
Located along the beautiful shoreline of Lake Erie, Norfolk County is home to many kilometres of sandy beaches. Read more about beaches in Norfolk County.
Explore Norfolk County maps, including downloadable PDF maps.
The free Visit Norfolk App helps visitors plan their trip to our community, discover things to do, find businesses around them using mapping features, and even take advantage of curated views based on their likes and interests.