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Special Events and Festivals in Northwestern Ontario

There's plenty of things to do in Sunset Country, including watching or taking part in the year-round special events and festivals throughout the region. The following is a list of events in Northwestern Ontario. Make sure you don't miss out on all the activities, whether you are a resident or a tourist visiting for a day, weekend or week.

Next 6 Events

  • Canada Day Celebrations (Attractions) starts on 2016-07-01. Come celebrate Canada in Northwestern Ontario!. Contact: All Communites, Ontario
  • Mather Walls Strawberry Social (Miscellaneous Events) starts on 2016-07-01. Contact: Keewatin, Ontario 807-547-2870
  • Despair Castin' for Cash (Sporting Events) starts on 2016-07-01 and ends on 2016-07-02. Lake Despair Annual Castin' for Cash fishing Tournament
  • Canada Day Celebrations-Sioux Narrows/Nestor Falls (Miscellaneous Events) starts on 2016-07-01. A great event to celebrate Canada Day in Sioux Narrows and Nestor Falls.
  • Rotary Lucky Duck Race (Miscellaneous Events) starts on 2016-07-01 11:00:00. Get your tickets for the Annual Rotary Lucky Duck Race on Lake of the Woods. Contact: McLeod Park Kenora, Ontario
  • Kenora Walleye Open (Fishing Tournaments) starts on 2016-07-02 and ends on 2016-07-03. There will be up to $80,000 in Cash and Prizes based on 125 teams.. Contact: Kenora, Ontario, Canada (204)795-0050
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Please note, all of the above contact numbers are with the area code 807 unless stated otherwise. Please call these organizers to confirm dates to avoid any inconveniences. For more information on these special events in Northwestern Ontario, visit our Community page.

Recurring Events and Tours in Sunset Country

Atikokan
  • White Otter Castle Boat Tours - Barry Brown- 807-597-1599/ 800-900-4240

Dryden

  • Dryden Museum Tours - Leah Gardner - 807-223-4671

Emo

  • Emo Speedway Stock Car Races - Racing every Saturday, May-September - 807-482-1070

Fort Frances

  • Clover Valley Farmer's Market - Saturdays, May-October 9am-1pm, 411 McIrvine Rd. - 807-274-9573
  • Historical Sites-Lookout Tower / Fort St. Pierre/ The Hallet - Mid-June-Labour Day, 10am-5pm

Kenora

  • Farmers Market - Wednesdays from June-September under the Whitecap Pavilion
  • Kenora Harbourfront Concert Series - Thursdays from July & August under the Whitecap Pavilion - 807-468-2232
  • Anicinabe Park Jam Sessions - Wednesdays in July & August at Anicinabe Park - anicinabepark@live.com - 807-467-2700
  • Mather Walls Heritage House Tours - Monday-Saturday in July & August, 10am-4pm - 807-547-2870
  • Lake of the Woods Cemetery Tours - Fridays July-August - 807-467-4636
  • Trilight Theatre "Living History Project" - Wednesdays & Sundays in July & August - 807-467-4636
  • Lakerun- Kenora's Weekly 5K - Saturdays from April 19th to October 11th - Kenora Harbourfront - clayhammett@gmail.com
  • Beaver Creek Ranch Summer Day Camp - Monday-Friday in July & August - 807-548-1103
  • Beaver Creek Ranch Pumpkin Hunt & Carve - Saturdays & Sundays in October - 807-548-1103

Minnitaki

  • Egli's Sheep Farm & Animal Park Tours - Minnitaki, April-October - 807-755-5231/ 800-465-2966

Morson

  • Historical Tomahawk Lighthouse - June-September - By appointment - 807-488-5719

Rainy River

  • Rainy River Farmer's Market - Wednesdays, May-Oct, 4pm-7pm, Atwood Ave.

Red Lake

Sioux Lookout

  • Northwest Farmers Market - May-September - visit www.siouxlookout.com for market dates - 807-737-1937

Stratton

  • Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre - Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-6pm - 807-483-1263

Thunder Bay

  • Summer in the Parks - Wednesdays in July & August - 800-625-3788
  • Halloween Hoot - Saturdays & Sundays in October - 800-625-3788
  • Haunted Fort Night - Thursday-Sunday in October - 807-577-2341
  • Winter Fundays - Sunday afternoons from January 5- March 9 - 800-625-3788

Visit our fishing pages for Fishing Tournaments in Northwest Ontario's Sunset Country.

Check the Activities & Attractions / Events category of our members directory for other leads to where it all happens.

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