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SnowDay on the Waterfront: Family Day - Feb 19, 2024

Bundle up for a winter wonderland at SnowDay on the Waterfront! Join us at Marina Park on Monday, February 19 for a day of both indoor and outdoor fun, featuring exciting activities like ice fishing, mesmerizing snow sculptures, snowshoeing and more! It's the perfect way to embrace the season. Bring your friends and family for a chilly thrill!

JOIN US: Monday, February 19, 2024



Join our SnowDay on the Waterfront 2024 Snow Sculpture Competition!

Professional Artists - learn more and apply here

Community Groups - learn more and apply here

Get inspired and watch our incredible snow carvers from SnowDay on the Waterfront 2023!

Snow Sculpting Workshop

Interested in snow sculpting but don't know where to start? Register for our workshop where you will learn how to design and carve a snow sculpture while also making your own set of carving tools! Open to beginners, dabblers, hobbyists, and the simply curious! Ages 13+

This workshop is a collaboration between the City of Thunder Bay and Willow Springs Creative Centre. 

Space is limited. REGISTER NOW 

SnowDay on the Waterfront: General Information

Marina Park will be closed from the Pearl Street round about to the Overpass Intersection starting at 8:00 am on Monday, February 19. 

Free parking is available in the overpass parking lot, the public boat launch parking lot, as well as any City of Thunder Bay surface parking lot in the area.

Accessible parking requests may be made by calling 807-684-3844 from Wednesday, February 7 to Friday, February 16. Accessible parking requests will not be accepted after 4:00 pm on Friday, February 16.  

Email for more information. 

We can't wait to see you out at SnowDay on the Waterfront!

 2023 SnowDay on the Waterfront

Congratulations to our 2023 Snow Sculpture Award Winners! 

Award Winner - Jury Prize - Boreal Forest

Award Winner - Jury Honourable Mention - Amethyst Crystal

Award Winner - People's Choice - Professional - Coin Carousel

Award Winner - People's Choice - Community Group - Beaver Lodge


SnowDay on the Waterfront 2023 included:

  • Snow sculptures - check out our professional and community groups sculptures and vote for your favourites!
  • Thunder Bay Museum - will be onsite in the Baggage Building Art Centre
  • Boreal Museum - will be out in the green lawn area with outdoor programming
  • DJ Skate Party - at the Prince Arthur's Landing skating rink
  • Food vendors - Mini Donuts, Cold Slate Creamery and Coffee on the Bay will be in attendance! Windy Shores Cafe and the Delta will also have SnowDay deals! 
  • Horse-drawn shuttle
  • Winter petting zoo
  • Ice fishing with the MNFR and Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters
  • Science North - will be doing outdoor activities
  • CAHEP - will be doing an indoor and outdoor art project
  • Willow Springs - will be doing an outdoor art project
  • Snowshoeing
  • Outdoor games
  • Indoor warming station with crafts
  • Outdoor warming stations with fire pit
  • And more!


 2022 SnowDay on the Waterfront

Snow Sculpture Showcase

SnowDay Snow Sculptures