Canada Day - July 1, 2024 
Prince Arthur's Landing, Marina Park 

1:00pm - 6:00pm

Canada Day on the Waterfront is an opportunity to come together and celebrate our culturally diverse community. Join us at Marina Park for an afternoon of music, dance, arts, crafts, games, food, and more.

We continue to commit to the re-envisioning of Canada Day on the Waterfront, to reflect and recognize that Canada Day means something different to everyone, and to move forward in an inclusive, thoughtful, and meaningful way.

Be sure to join us for this free event on July 1!

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada

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The Collaboration Project - Canada Day on the Waterfront Opportunity

The Collaboration Project encourages artists and performers to exchange ideas and develop a unique and engaging performance for the main stage as part of Canada Day on the Waterfront event.  This call is open until May 29, 2024. Learn more and apply now: The Collaboration Project

If you are a community group, artisan, or event vendor interested in being involved in Canada Day on the Waterfront, email

Volunteer Opportunities

Join the Volunteer team!

For more information, please contact the Volunteer Program Coordinator at 


Make an impact in our community - consider sponsoring the region's most popular and well-attended special events. If your company is interested in participating as a sponsor for this award-winning event, email or call 807-628-5250.   

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Canada Day - July 1, 2023 


Main Stage - Presented by Ontario Power Generation 

Included performances by:

  • Orville Councillor
  • Miranda Currie
  • The JB Band
  • Tennyson King
  • Tim Albertson


Second Stage

Include performances by:

  • Thunder Bay World Dance Collective
  • Thunder Bay Chinese Music and Dance Troupe
  • Thai Healing Centre Dance Troupe
  • World Cultural Dance
  • Italian Touch Latin Dance
  • Arabella Middle Eastern Dance Academy
  • Cambrian Players Improv Troupe


Park Wide Programming
  • Festival Area
    • Food vendors
    • Artisans
    • CKPR Summer of Fun Crew
    • Bubble station
    • Outdoor games
    • Information & First Aid
    • Portable washrooms
  • Tai Chi Park / Green Space
    • Sunrise Ceremony
    • Sacred fire
    • NAN Display 
    • Tipi 
  • Skate Park
    • Cinema 5 Skate Park - lessons and equipment borrowing for youth 
  • Splash Pad & Water Garden Pavilion
    • Splash Pad party
    • Thunder Bay Clown Club - face painting & balloon animals 
    • Indoor washrooms
    • Water bottle filling station 
  • Baggage Building Arts Centre
    • Information & First Aid
    • Crafts with CAHEP on the patio (access up the ramp)
    • Cookie painting with SonShine Sweets in the Gallery area (access through patio) *available until supplies run out
  • Green Lawn Area
    • Healthy Kids
    • Youth Move
    • Canadian Army
    • Let's Talk Science - Confederation College


Presenting & Main Stage Sponsor: Ontario Power Generation

Volunteer Program Sponsor: Tbaytel

Signature Sponsors:99.9 The BayCountry 105ROCK 9491.5 CKPRCFNOtbnewswatchRoundtable 

Patron Sponsors: Impala CanadaDelta HotelOntario Lottery & Gaming Corporation

Contributing Sponsors:  Breakwater Events,  The Waterfront District BIASpadoni Used Car & Truck - Sales & Leasing

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