Picnics

Let's Have a Picnic! 

In Wellington County, we have all the fixings for a great outdoor meal. This summer, explore stunning outdoor spaces, enjoy delicious foods and discover our unique communities by having a picnic among our breathtaking landscapes and scenery. 

 


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Picnic Map

Find your perfect picnic spot in Wellington County using the Picnic Map! Pack your picnic or choose from delicious takeout options from local restaurants and enjoy your food at one of our many breathtaking scenic settings, parks, and recreational spaces. 

 

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Pair favorite local picnic spots and hidden gems with some excellent takeout food from restaurants and food businesses for a fun and delicious outing. Visit the Wellington County Takeout Food Map for a full list of participating locations, and find your perfect picnic pairing today! 

 

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Explore local farms and food businesses, farmers’ markets, and unique food experiences in Wellington County. Use our Local Food Map to find and explore all of the amazing food options and retailers that Wellington County has to offer. Find your favorite local business here

 

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As we encourage you to explore and Picnic, but please remember to keep our parks and natural areas beautiful and clean. While eating away from home, please dispose of your waste responsibly. Make it a Boomerang Meal. When eating away from home, make an effort to take any waste home with you and dispose of it accordingly. Alternatively, sort your garbage onsite and place it into municipal waste and recycling containers where available. For more information and disposal resources, please visit our food waste reduction page

 

Young boy sitting on picnic blanket with lady, surrounded by food.


Share Your Pic(nics)s

Share a photo of your picnic with the hashtag #wellingtoncountypicnics for a chance to win one of 7 picnic baskets valued at $250. See Contest Terms and Conditions for eligibility, instructions, and more information. 

WELLINGTON COUNTY PICNICS PHOTO CONTEST TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The Wellington County Picnics Photo Contest (“the Contest”) is administered by The Corporation of the County of Wellington (the “Sponsor” or “the County”). Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to the Sponsor at christinam@wellington.ca. By participating in this Contest, each contestant agrees to be legally bound by these Official Rules and Regulations (the “Rules”).

The contest will begin Monday, July 1, 2021 at 12:00pm and close on Monday, October 1, 2021 at 11:59pm. The winners will be notified by October 30, 2021.


ELIGIBILITY

Please note the eligibility criteria for the contest has been amended on August 5, 2021

The Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada who:

(i) are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entering the Contest;

(ii) are not employees, representatives and agents of the County of Wellington. Members of the immediate family residing in the same household of such employees may participate but are not eligible to win.

(iii) have agreed to comply with applicable federal, provincial, municipal and local laws (including, but not limited to, laws relating to libel and obscenity), assume responsibility for their activities, and not to harass, disrupt, abuse, or invade the privacy rights of others; and

(iv) have read and accepted and agreed to comply with these Rules.


  1. There is no limit of entries per person allowed for the contest.
  2. No purchase is necessary to enter the contest or win.

PRIZE

Seven Picnic Baskets valued at $250.00.

On or before October 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm ET, in the County of Wellington, in the Province of Ontario, will select the seven winning entries from all entries received. The contestants who owns the selected entries, and who are otherwise eligible to win, will be the selected contestants who is eligible to win the prizes subject to compliance with these Rules.

 

In order to be declared a winner and be able to claim a prize, each person who is selected as a winner will have to:

a. Be reached by the email and/or phone number/or social media contact by the contest sponsors within ten (10) days following the selection of winners on October 30, 2021.

b. Meet all Contest eligibility criteria and otherwise complying with these Rules.

c. Correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by the County of Wellington.

d. Complete a Contest Declaration and Release Form and return it to the County of Wellington, to the specified address, within ten (10) days of being contacted as a winner on October 30, 2021.

e. Upon receipt of the Contest Declaration and Release Form duly filled and signed by the winner, the County of Wellington will contact the winner with instructions on how to claim the prize.

f. In the event that any one of the conditions mentioned herein is not respected, the winner’s entry will be voided and a new selection will be made following the official contest rules until a new winner is selected.


GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS 

  1. The odds of winning the Prize is dependent on the number of eligible entries received by the Sponsor during the Contest Period in accordance with these Rules.
  2. The County of Wellington, and its members, trustees, agents, officers, contractors, volunteers, and employees will not be held responsible for any claims, demands, actions, complaints, suits, or other forms of liability that shall arise out of, by reason of, or be caused by the submission of a contest entry.
  3. The County of Wellington reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual from the Contest and to ban the individual from any future County of Wellington contest if it believes the participant is in violation of the official rules, acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
  4. The prize must be accepted as awarded. No substitution of the prize is permitted except by the County of Wellington in its sole discretion. The County of Wellington reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value, if a prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason.
  5. The prize is transferable; however, it is not redeemable for cash or credit, in whole or in part.  The prize cannot be combined with any other offer.
  6. Entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by all decisions of the County of Wellington, which are final in all matters pertaining to the Contest. By entering, participants release and hold harmless the County of Wellington, its members, trustees, agents, officers, contractors, volunteers, and employees from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the Contest or any prize won.
  7. By entering, you consent to the County of Wellington’s use, should you become a winner, of your name, place of residence, and your testimony without further compensation or notice, for publicity, advertising, or informational purposes in any media or format (including the Internet) in connection with this Contest, the County of Wellington, or future similar contests. By entering, you declare that you have complied with the Contest Rules.
  8. A selected entrant may be required to provide the County of Wellington with proof that the selected entrant is the authorized account holder of the social media account associated with the selected entry. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, it will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the social media account submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned an email address with the social media account by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institute, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
  9. The Sponsor reserves the right to void any entry and/or withdraw, suspend, amend or terminate this Contest in whole or in part (or to amend these Rules) in any way at any time without prior notice (but subject to applicable law), in the event of an error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion determines, interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Rules, or in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error or any kind, or for any other reason.
  10. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, and without prior notice, to adjust any of the dates and/or time frames stipulated in these Rules, to the extent necessary, for purposes of verifying compliance by any contestant or entry, with these Rules, or as a result of technical problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Rules.
  11. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, these Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
  12. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, municipal and local laws and regulations. The decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all contestants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of contestants, entries, and votes.

PRIVACY

By entering the Contest, each contestant expressly consents to the Sponsor, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering the Contest and in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, unless the contestant otherwise specifies by giving Sponsor notice in writing.

No further informational or marketing communications will be received by the entrant unless the entrant provides the County of Wellington with explicit permission to do so. Please see the County of Wellington's Privacy Policy for additional details.

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