Feeling A Little Bit Country? A 4 Day Itinerary To Knock Your Boots Off!

August is a great time to take a break from the office, the big city and the endless things to do at home. And when your exit strategy includes some good ol' country fun, Sault Ste. Marie is the place you'll want to be!

A special itinerary has been planned just for you!

Day One

Thursday, August 20th

AM - Arrive in Sault Ste. Marie and check-in to one of the cities best accommodations! Choose from a variety of hotels, motels, campgrounds, bed & breakfasts and cottages/chalets!

Noon - Kick off your stay with lunch at Boots & Saddles Roadhouse located at 2667 Second Line West in Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Located by the airport for those flying in!

Open from 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
(705) 779-9900

Check out their delicious Menu!

PM - Dallas Smith Is Playing the Yard at Mill Square!

The Machine Shop @ Millsquare is pleased to announce that Canadian Country Artist and CCMA Award Winner Dallas Smith will be performing Live in the Yard @ Millsquare (75 Huron Street) in Sault Ste. Marie on Thursday August 20, 2015.

Tickets are now on-sale. Village Media, Country 104.3, and Coors Light are proudly sponsoring the event.  On the evening of the show Molson/Coors Light will be featuring the Coors Light games.

Tickets (not including tax or fees) are $44.00 - all ages, General Admission (Outdoor Concert).  VIP ticket packages will also be available at $60.00 (plus tax and fees), and $899.00 (10 person VIP Tent, bar service, 10 drink vouchers plus fees and taxes).  As well we're offering a Dallas Smith / Cob & Cut package for $60.00 (Dallas Smith GA Ticket & a Cob & Cut weekend Pass - plus fees and taxes)

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Hailing from British Columbia Dallas Smith has been skyrocketing to the tops of the Country Music Scene.  Following a slew of sold out tour dates with Florida Georgia Line and Bob Seger, Smith released 2013’s “Tippin’ Point EP”, making his debut in the U.S. and setting the bar high while representing Canadian Country music’s cutting edge sound.  Additionally, Smith topped SiriusXM’s The Highway Hot 45 Countdown and most recently added the title of ‘platinum-selling country artist’ to his repertoire with the announcement that “Tippin’ Point” had been certified PLATINUM.  Amassing national appeal, Smith netted three 2014 CCMA Award nominations including Single, Album and Male Artist of the Year and is the first Canadian country artist to have 8 singles reach the Top 10 at radio in Canada.

For more information visit www.DallasSmithMusic.com

Day Two

Friday, August 21st

Take some time to explore the city! Customize the day just the way you want it.



Festivals and Events

Daily Events




Packages and More!

Day Three and Four

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Saturday, August 22 and Sunday August 23, 2015


Y’all remember Corn Fest?! How ‘ bout Castle Farms?! This summer St. Joe’s corn is coming to the yard at Mill Square..!! Just like the old days, you’ll find corn, music, food and beverages! Are you ready to get your #‎cornon ? Grab your plaid & polish your best corn cob holders, it’s going to be a great weekend!

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AlgomaTrad is a not-for-profit arts organization that is dedicated to the sharing, celebration, and learning of traditional music, dance, art and craft that embrace our Canadian heritage. AlgomaTrad’s priorities are inclusivity and building inter-generational community through these living heritage arts.

Day One Saturday, August 22, 2015


9:00am Gates Open

9:30am Official Opening Ceremonies


West Coast Lumberjack Show

Action Packed, non-stop lumberjack competitors.

10:00 – 11:00

Everything Fitz

PEI Fiddlers and Dancers



The Brian Pickell BandThe Brian Pickell Band

Globe trotting tradition music

12:30 – 1:30

West Coast Lumberjack Show

Action Packed, non-stop lumberjacks

1:45 – 2:45


Everything Fitz or Kitchen Party

PEI Fiddlers and Dancers or Lively old fashioned Newf’ music

3:00 – 4:00


Ad hoc AlgomaTrad players

4:30 – 5:30


West Coast Lumberjack Show

Actioned Packed, non-stop lumberjack competitors.

5:30 – 6:30

AlgomaTrad Kitchen Party

High energy, a lot of fun, this Celtic Rock Band will bring down the house.

6:30 – 7:30



15 years of partying up crowds and playing music.

8:00 – 9:30


Celtic Bagpipe rock band
10:00 – 11:30

12am Bar Closes

1am Gates Close

Day Two - Sunday August 23, 2015

10am Gates Open





West Coast Lumberjack Show
Action Packed, non-stop lumberjack competitors

10:30 – 11:30

AlgomaTrad Youth

Strings, Fiddles and Acoustics from the next generation.

11:30 – 12:30


The O'Schraves

Playing captivating traditional Canadian, Irish, and Scottish music mixed with new compositions.

1:00 – 2:00

West Coast Lumberjack Show

Action Packed, non-stop lumberjack competitors.

2:00 – 3:00


AlgomaTrad Dance

High energy traditional dance performance

3:30 – 4:30

5pm Gates Close

Head home wherever that may be, relaxed and ready for the busy months ahead!

About Dionne Elgie

Dionne Elgie grew up in Sault Ste. Marie and has a deep personal love for this city, and like many Saultites, a real passion for the great outdoors. Along with her team at DIG (Digital Intelligence Group)—she works with Tourism Sault Ste. Marie to curate compelling travel stories and collect truly useful tour tips that appeal to both local residents and out-of-town visitors. You can contact Dionne at dionne@digdeep.ca—she’d love to hear from you!

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