Movie Nights on the Waterfront is a series of free outdoor family film screenings that take place at Marina Park every Friday and Saturday between August 17 and September 1.

Movies start after sunset, once it is dark (between 8 pm and 9 pm). Bring warm clothing, a blanket and a lawn chair and enjoy the show on the big screen overlooking beautiful Lake Superior. Admission is FREE! Concessions will be available. Come early to get the best seat and enjoy some popcorn with your film!

  • August 17 - The Lego Ninjago Movie
  • August 18 - Peter Rabbit
  • August 24 - Moana
  • August 25 - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • August 31 - COCO
  • September 1 - Sherlock Gnomes

For up-to-date information on local Culture & Events, like the Thunder Bay Culture & Events Facebook Page.


Once a year the City puts out a call for short films to be screened before the feature film. View a listing of previous winners and their films, and visit Call to Artists to sign-up for competition news by email.


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 our events, please email our Cultural Development Supervisor or call 625-2487.

For more information on Movie Nights on the Waterfront, email Community Services Reception or call 625-2351.


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