London Ontario News – Springtime in London!

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LONDON, ONSpringtime in London, Ontario, heralds a refreshing awakening after the frosty slumber of winter. As the snow melts away and the days grow longer, the city comes alive with vibrant colors and lively activities.

One of the most enchanting aspects of springtime in London is the blossoming of the numerous cherry trees scattered throughout the city. These delicate pink and white blooms transform streets and parks into picturesque scenes straight out of a postcard. Victoria Park, in the heart of downtown London, becomes a focal point for cherry blossom admirers, offering a stunning backdrop for leisurely strolls and serene picnics.

Springtime in London Ontario

The arrival of springtime also brings a resurgence of outdoor events and festivals. From the iconic London Tulip Festival to the bustling Covent Garden Market, there’s no shortage of opportunities to celebrate the season. Outdoor markets brim with fresh produce, artisan crafts, and culinary delights, providing a feast for the senses and a chance to support local businesses.


Nature enthusiasts flock to the city’s numerous parks and gardens to witness the rebirth of flora and fauna. Springtime hikes along the Thames Valley Parkway offer glimpses of blooming wildflowers and migrating birds, while the expansive grounds of Fanshawe Conservation Area beckon with trails for walking, cycling, and birdwatching.

For the garden

For those seeking cultural enrichment, London’s arts and entertainment scene flourishes in the spring. The Grand Theatre showcases a lineup of captivating performances, ranging from Broadway hits to thought-provoking dramas. Meanwhile, art galleries and museums offer exhibitions that reflect the season’s themes of renewal and growth.

Springtime shopping

As temperatures rise, outdoor recreational activities become increasingly popular. Residents and visitors alike take to the city’s parks for picnics, frisbee games, and leisurely afternoons spent basking in the sunshine. The Thames River becomes a hub of springtime activity, with kayakers, paddleboarders, and rowers taking to the water to enjoy the warmer weather.


In essence, spring in London, Ontario, is a time of rejuvenation and celebration. It’s a season that invites locals and visitors alike to embrace the beauty of nature, indulge in cultural experiences, and savor the simple joys of outdoor living.

About the London 2024 Ontario Summer Games presented by London Hydro

The London 2024 Ontario Summer Games presented by London Hydro are taking place in London, Ontario from August 1 – 4, 2024. Over 3,500 of Ontario’s top youth athletes, coaches, and officials, along with their family and friends will be coming to London to participate in the Games. Additional details about the Games can be found at and by following @OSG2024 on social media.

About Tourism London

Tourism London, the city’s destination marketing organization since 1996, is a trailblazer in developing real experiences, promoting its vibrant and diverse visitor destination and attracting and hosting people with warm, genuine hospitality. We 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.