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SnowDay on the Waterfront: Family Day

SnowDay on the Waterfront embraces winter with fun outdoor programming designed to get people outside and enjoying the season. The event's main attraction are the snow sculpture creations. 

JOIN US: Monday, February 19, 2024

Did you join us on Monday, Feb. 20, 2023? Share your event feedback. Visit

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


 2023 SnowDay on the Waterfront

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 pits
  • And more! 

(*activities may change due to availability)

Marina Park will be closed from the Pearl Street round about to the Overpass Intersection starting at 8:00 am on Monday, February 20. 

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 15 to Friday, February 17. Accessible parking requests will not be accepted after 4:00 pm on Friday, February 17.  

Email for more information. 

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


 2022 SnowDay on the Waterfront

Snow Sculpture Showcase

SnowDay Snow Sculptures