left: giant bull statue; right: giant fish statue from the article Roadside-attraction showdown: And the winner is…
You voted. Now it’s time to find out which landmark will wear the showdown crown.
a giant thimble sculpture in a park from the article Roadside-attraction showdown: Toronto’s giant thimble
It’s nearly 10 feet tall, weighs five tonnes — and now stands as a monument to a once-thriving local industry.
a goose sculpture in front of a Canadian flag from the article Roadside-attraction showdown: The Wawa Goose
At the junction of Highway 101 and the Trans-Canada, travellers are treated to an unusual sight — a roughly eight-metre tall waterfowl.
clock made of flowers from the article Roadside-attraction showdown: Niagara Falls’ Floral Clock
The first entry in the TVO.org showdown is 12 metres wide and boasts 20,000 plants.

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Published On: August 30, 2021
It’s not unidentified. It’s not flying. But it’s definitely an object — and it’s one that residents of this small Ontario town take pride in.
Published On: August 30, 2021
TVO.org has been touring the province to bring you Ontario’s weirdest, wackiest, and biggest attractions. Now it’s time to pick your favourite.
Published On: August 25, 2021
“You’re going to include the Big Apple, right?” you demanded. Well, here it is: Colborne’s giant fruit.
Published On: August 21, 2021
Highlights from TVO.org's series of articles profiling landmarks across Ontario, such as Gravenhurst's giant Muskoka chairs, the Wawa Goose; Sault Ste. Marie's giant baseball; and Sudbury's Big Nickel.
Published On: August 20, 2021
You don’t want this spider crawling up your water spout. Thankfully, “Maman” is firmly planted outside the National Gallery.
Published On: August 18, 2021
The muskie may be the second-biggest fish in Ontario — but it’s the first-biggest fish in this northwestern city.
Published On: August 13, 2021
The story of this oversized attraction starts with a tornado, features a string of bank robberies, and ends at a bar.
Published On: August 12, 2021
Most attractions don’t help turn methane into electricity. But most attractions aren’t this giant, Earth-like methane sphere.
Published On: August 06, 2021
Do not try to pitch or hit this ball — unless you happen to be 40 times the size of a regular person.
Published On: July 30, 2021
This big bull represents the region’s history of farming livestock — and stands as a tribute to the legacy of one man.
Published On: July 28, 2021
Almost 130 years ago, it wowed audiences in Chicago and across the Atlantic. Today, you, too, can be wowed — by a replica of a mammoth cheese.
Published On: July 23, 2021
This jolly, happy soul has won a regional roadside-attraction contest before. Now, he's taking on the whole province.
Published On: July 21, 2021
Not everyone stops by this course to tee up — some just want to get a closer look at the golf bag said to be the biggest in the world.
Published On: July 16, 2021
This community pays homage to a local artist — and Canadian currency — in a very big way.
Published On: July 14, 2021
The giant coin is now a northeastern mainstay and tourist attraction — but it almost didn’t get built.