Wheels, Water & Wings! 2015 HOTie Event of the Year
What began 5 years ago, as a Friday night street dance and classic car show has developed into a weekend long festival of inter-generational activities loosely based around its titled theme. In a...
Exploring Hastings County Day 3 - Black River Retreat
It was pouring rain as I drove to Tweed, but the weather did not hinder my excited anticipation of the scenery and business acumen I was destined to enjoy that morning.
As my GPS announced that I...
Ah yes... ...the long weekend is finally here! While we want to see some rain, one cannot complain about the sunny and hot weather. If you do, just pretend it's the middle of January. Otherwise, I...
The 7th Annual Tweed Stampede & Jamboree - An Unforgettable Festival!
The 7th Annual Tweed Stampede & Jamboree (July 29 to August 1) is an unforgettable family event that takes place at Trudeau Park in Tweed, Ontario. The event also received the 2015 HOTie Tourism...
Nominate a Tourism Champion Today!
Do you know an inspirational person or business in the tourism industry? Nominate them for a 2016 HOTie Award and Bay of Quinte Tourism Award.
The County of Hastings and Bay of Quinte Tourism are...
Rockhounding in Hastings County
Each year Bancroft – a.k.a The Mineral Capital of Canada - draws a crowd of geology enthusiasts and mineral collectors eager to visit the Gem and Mineral Museum, as well as experience a day outdoors...
Know More About Who Visits Hastings County
The most recent statistics available for visitation to Hastings County (including the Cities of Belleville and Quinte West) are now in from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Last year we...
Exploring Hastings County Day 2 - Hidden Goldmine Bakery
Hidden Goldmine Bakery - Brad and Cheryl Freeman
When I first set foot in the Hidden Goldmine Bakery I was immediately met by cheerful smiles and a warm welcome, almost as if a family member just...
Happy Multiculturalism Day
In 1971, the government of Canada adopted a multiculturalism policy, and later on in November 2002, a Canadian Multiculturalism Day was identified on June 27 of each year.
For as far as I can...
Exploring Hastings County - Day 1
On Saturday, June 4th, I embarked in a “Hastings County discovery trip”. I planned my route ahead of time, took Highway 62 and enjoyed a serene and scenic one and half hour drive to my first stop,...