Delegate & Partner Activities
The Group Sales Department of Tourism Sarnia-Lambton will be happy to assist in organizing a full agenda for delegates and their partners. The following are examples of suggested itineraries.
Gaming: Try your luck at one of our major gaming facilities. The waterfront Point Edward Charity Casino features 450 slots ranging from $.05 to $5 along with 36 of your favourite gaming tables. Hiawatha Racetrack Slots also has the excitement of 450 slot machines ranging from $.05 to $5 and features heart pounding harness racing (live and simulcast). For your listening pleasure, both facilities offer live musical entertainment. Additional gaming opportunities include your choice of 3 bingos.
Cruising: Docked just minutes away from the Blue Water Bridge is the 96 foot Macassa Bay cruise boat. Enjoy a delightful cruise down the sparkling St. Clair River or enjoy an incredible sunset along Lake Huron. The Macassa Bay offers special rates for groups. Luncheon cruises, dinner cruises, afternoon cruises, special event cruises and charters are all offered from May to December. A similar size cruise boat joins the Macassa Bay; the Duc D’Orleans docked in Sarnia Bay on the edge of Centennial Park. Two other cruise boats also operate south of Sarnia and in Port Huron, Michigan. Cruises can now be offered to upwards of 450 people.
Theatre: Experience live theatre at its finest in a century old opera house in the heart of the Oil Heritage District or a 2 million dollar newly restored performing arts centre in Sarnia’s riverfront district. You can also relax in the country and enjoy summer theatre at one of our 2 truly unique outdoor theatres, Huron Country Playhouse, located just 2 km. east of Grand Bend and the Forest Amphitheatre where a beautiful pond separates hillside seating and the stage.
Golfing: Golfers paradise! Sarnia-Lambton is the hometown of pro tour player, Mike Weir and whether it’s a championship course or simply sharpening your skills at the driving range, our 22 public golf facilities will challenge even the master of masters!
Museums/Art Galleries: Capture the pioneer spirit in any of our 12 historic museums, featuring everything from fossils, oil wells, Indian and marine artifacts or marvel at one of Canada’s largest collection of local artisans.
Explore: Explore our rich oil legacy in North America’s original Oil Heritage District, located in the heart of Lambton County where “black gold” was first discovered in the 1800’s. It’s a fascinating part of Canadian history.
Parks & Beaches: Sarnia-Lambton offers miles of scenic waterfront, lush gardens and parks as well as 45 miles of attractive world-class sandy beaches. Today Grand Bend, located 45 minutes north of Sarnia, is Ontario’s third largest community to draw visitors to the beach districts along Lake Huron. The St. Clair Parkway starts in Sarnia and extends 40 km. south and features 16 waterfront parks, golfing, museums and two international ferry crossings linking Ontario & Michigan.
Shopping: Unique shopping awaits you in modern, enclosed shopping malls and centres or leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind and leisurely browse through quaint countryside shops and boutiques.
Industrial Tours: Discover some of the most technically advanced industrial energy complexes in the world.