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Teddy Bears Picnic Returns to Vickers Park July 11

Posted on Friday, July 07, 2023 11:19 AM

Prepare for a whimsical afternoon of fun as the highly anticipated Teddy Bears Picnic returns to Vickers Park on Tuesday, July 11, from 12 - 4 pm. This cherished community event promises a delightful experience for families and teddy bear enthusiasts of all ages.

The Teddy Bears Picnic has been a tradition in Thunder Bay since the early 1980. Families are invited to bring their favourite cuddly companions and enjoy an afternoon of exciting stage shows, a cozy reading area, tantalizing food...

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Quick Poll Opens for Movie Nights in the Parks Film Line-Up

Posted on Thursday, July 06, 2023 12:13 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is seeking community feedback on the proposed movie line-up for this year’s Movie Nights in the Parks series.

Residents are encouraged to fill out a quick poll of movie choices at The poll opens today and closes on July 20.

This year’s four-part series will be held Aug. 10 at Vickers Park, Aug. 17 at Boulevard Lake, Aug. 24 at Vickers Park, and Oct. 15 indoors at the Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre.

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Free Canada Day Activities & Entertainment at Marina Park July 1 2023

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2023 02:29 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is happy to announce the FREE activities and entertainment for Canada Day on the Waterfront, presented by Ontario Power Generation, on Saturday, July 1, at Prince Arthur's Landing, Marina Park.

Canada Day on the Waterfront will start with a Sunrise Ceremony at dawn near the Thai Chi Park. This ceremony is open to everyone. Beginning at 3pm there will be two performance stages featuring dance, improv, and music. The event also includes a variety of food vendors, artisans,...

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Community Invited to Maamawe Summer Festival & Showcase

Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023 01:58 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is pleased to invite the community to the annual Maamawe Summer Festival & Showcase on Saturday, June 24, 12 pm – 9 pm, at Marina Park. The Festival promotes inclusion, diversity and the well-being of all community members as well as those visiting our region. The Maamawe Summer Festival & Showcase will feature local talent while highlighting the contributions of Indigenous artists in our community.

“The goal is to bring the community together in a good way,” said James...

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Splash Pads Set to Open for 2023 Season

Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 03:10 PM

Splash pads located at Prince Arthur’s Landing, Northwood Playfield and County Park are set to open on Thursday, June 15.

Splash pad operating hours are:

  • Northwood Splash Pad – daily from 11 am to 8 pm
  • County Park Splash Pad – daily 11 am to 8 pm 
  • Waterfront Splash Pad at Prince Arthur’s Landing - daily from 11:00 am to 8:30 pm

For more information on the Waterfront Splash Pad, call the Water Garden Pavilion at 807-684-2080.

Splash pads at Franklin Street Park and North End Community Centre are...