The City of Thunder Bay is inviting everyone to spend some time outside experiencing the best of winter at SnowDay on the Waterfront, set for Family Day – Monday, February 17, from 12pm - 5pm! This is a free celebration of all things winter!

SnowDay is centered around outstanding professional snow sculptures and features activities and entertainment for all ages. There are opportunities to participate in uncommon winter sports, learn snow carving, play interactive outdoor games and go skating.

Watch for a listing of SnowDay 2020 activities comings soon!


Last Year's SnowDay Activities: 2019

Highlights of the SnowDay 2019 program include: 

  • Snow sculptures
  • Snow carving with Willow Springs Creative Centre
  • Waterfront yarn bomb
  • Community Stage Performances by DJ Blackie Chan and Plan B! (the band)
  • Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra Trio performance in Mariner's Hall
  • Ice slide, ice photo booth and cool canvases from Iceculture Inc.
  • Wagon rides with New Canaan Farm
  • Helicopter Tours with NorthWest Helicopters Inc. (participants pay for this activity, and it is weather dependent)
  • Tapping Trains & Outdoor Weaving Project with the Community Arts & Heritage Education Project 
  • Sugar Shack by Club culturel francophone de Thunder Bay (maple sugar lollipop will be sold for $2.00)
  • Dogsledding with Boreal Journeys Sled Dog Kennel (rides are for children aged 14 and under only)
  • Interactive outdoor spinning featuring hula-hooping, poi spinning, juggling, and twirling ribbons with Compelling Characters
  • Face Painting with Our Kids Count
  • Skating Party with LU Radio 
  • Winter Science with Science North
  • Save Our Carousel project information booth
  • Storytelling & scavenger hunt activities with Parks Canada 
  • Static display & racing demonstration with Lakehead Radio Controlled Car Club
  • Wandering Characters by All the Daze Productions
  • Fun in the Sun Activities with Children and Youth
  • Giant Outdoor Games, Snow Castle Building and Snow Painting
  • Snowshoeing
  • Sponsor activations 
  • And much, much more…..

Food and beverages will be available at Bight Restaurant and the Bight’s Bait Shop.

Warming activities will take place inside the Baggage Building Arts Centre and Mariner's Hall. Spectator opportunities throughout the event including: music performances, buskers and demonstrations by community groups.

Join the SnowDay team as a sponsor!

If your company is interested in participating as a sponsor for this memorable event or others, email our Cultural Development & Events Supervisor or call 807-625-2487.


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