Calling all teddy bears and owners! We are proud to host the popular annual Teddy Bears Picnic on Tuesday, July 10, at Vickers Park from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

Children, parents and teddy bears are invited to enjoy an afternoon of crafts, activities and entertainment. Highlights of the day include the Teddy Bear Parade and Boo Boo Bear Station to bandage much loved teddy bears.

Event admission is FREE but make sure to bring some cash for the food concessions and bouncy castles!

Performance schedule

  • Rodney Brown at 12:00 pm
  • Edward the Juggler at 1:00 pm
  • All the Daze Productions - Camp Rock at 2:00 pm
  • Lockyer Brothers at 3:15 pm


Activities/Participants at the Teddy Bears Picnic

  • Thunder Bay Clown Club Ballooning 
  • Face Painting with Our Kids Count
  • Inflatables with Fun-Tastic Castles
  • Crafts with All the Daze Productions
  • Boo Boo Bear Station
  • Fox Catering & Concessions
  • El Comal
  • The Poppin' Hut
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Menchie's Frozen Yogurt
  • Freelance Catering / Aw Shucks Gourmet Corn Company
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate
  • St. John Ambulance
  • Lakehead Search & Rescue Lost Child Station
  • Ashley's Little Rabbitry
  • Harbour House Children's Dental Care
  • ActiveU
  • Save Our Carousel
  • Community Arts & Heritage Education Project
  • Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boréales
  • Dilico Infant/Child Development
  • Communities Together for Children-EarlyON Child and Family Centre
  • Frontier College
  • Girl Guides of Canada
  • Healthy Kids Community Challenge
  • Let's Talk Science Outreach - Confederation College
  • MasoniCHIP  Program
  • Our Kids Count
  • PRO Kids (City of Thunder Bay)
  • Scouts Canada
  • Thunder Bay Art Gallery
  • Thunder Bay District Health Unit - Tobacco
  • Children's Oral Health Program
  • Fair Start Program- Thunder Bay District Health Unit
  • Thunder Bay District Health Unit - Family Health
  • Thunder Bay Diving Club
  • Thunder Bay Fire Rescue
  • Thunder Bay Museum
  • Thunder Bay Public Library
  • The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board
  • Ultimate Gymnastics - Gymnastics Try It Zone
  • Vedic Cultural Centre
  • YMCA - Youth Gambling Awareness Program


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

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