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Lively Weekends and Celebrations are Calling

Come discover the sights, cultural celebrations and culinary delights on offer this month. Turn a day in Thunder Bay into an experience you won't soon forget!


northern delights 2017

Northern Delights is a culinary celebration that offers the perfect opportunity to discover delicious cuisine and celebrate our local food producers and restaurants.  For two weeks, participating eateries are offering special prix fixe meals for $25 or $35 (CAN.)  Locally owned restaurants in the Waterfront District and Bay and Algoma Neighborhood will be partnered with local food producers and will have their chefs feature the homegrown bounty of Northern Ontario on their menu. 

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lu homecoming 2017  


Take in a true Canadian Weekend September 28 – 30th. You do not have to be a student or alumni of Lakehead University to join the fun.  Come watch some exciting university hockey action, take in a foreign film viewing, and let the kids enjoy our Superior Science Camp, or taste some culinary delights in our Waterfront District.   Combined with a world-class waterfront, downtown entertainment district, and local attractions, you are sure to fill up your weekend stay in Thunder Bay.

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culture days 2017 

CULTURE DAYS - Sept 29-Oct 1

Culture Days is the largest annual celebration and participation initiative undertaken by the arts and cultural community across Canada. Culture Days features free interactive activities that invite everyone to explore the 'behind the scenes' world of artists and creators at work in the community. 

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Open Streets - walk, run, bike, blade, skateboard or dance down the full length of Court Street on Sunday, October 1st, from noon to 3pm. The street will be closed to vehicles to provide space for physical activity, social connection and fun!

The Tale of a Town Canada - ends their month-long residency in Thunder Bay with a multimedia performance of stories from the community's colourful history presented in a special pop-up venue.

Movie Night - a free public screening of locally-made feature film, Sleeping Giant, described by critics as a film of "startling power," and"a drama of honesty and sincerity."