"There are many reasons to visit Lindsay's downtown but their yearly offerings of special events and entertainment opportunities are close to the top of the list. Culturally, downtown Lindsay is alive with fine restaurants, excellent shops and specialty boutiques and of course live theatre year round at the Academy Theatre for Performing Arts."
- Exploring Lindsay Volume 10, 2014
"Lindsay's historic downtown stands out as one of the most inviting in Ontario. Lined with distinctive boutiques and lush planters spilling over with beautiful flowers, Kent Street is said to be the widest main street in Ontario. Just a short walk from downtown you'll find Lock 33, Lindsay's stop on the Trent Severn Waterway. Enjoy the boat traffic while you stroll along our 3000ft boardwalk in McDonnell Park, featuring the tiered gardens that have helped win the Communities in Bloom contest. "
- Lindsay & District Chamber of Commerce
"Known as the gateway to Kawartha Lakes, Lindsay with a population close to 17 000, prides itself on its rich culture and heritage. Beautifully maintained city parks, the winding Scugog River, a variety of entertaining events, and one of the widest main streets in Ontario, makes Lindsay a popular destination for tourists year round."