Canada Day - Fireworks, Parades & More

A visit to Thunder Bay on the Canada Day weekend is a great opportunity to connect with family and friends in Canada’s great outdoor city here on the shores of Lake Superior in Northwest Ontario.

Come celebrate Canada’s 146th birthday in
Thunder Bay and make the first long weekend of the summer a memorable one with a number of great events guaranteed to provide fun entertainment for all ages.

You can start with a late morning, early afternoon to take in the many activities happening at Fort William Historical Park, and then wind up your evening with a visit to the big city celebration on the waterfront at Prince Arthur’s Landing including the spectacular fireworks at 11 p.m.

July 1
Canada Day Celebrations
Fort William Historical Park
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Celebrate at largest fur trade post! Birthday cake, canoe rides, games…
Free Admission

Canada Day Celebrations
City of Thunder Bay
Prince Arthur’s Landing
5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Fireworks, Entertainment, Parade and more…
Free Admission

If you are looking for places to stay and places to eat during your weekend stay, visit

About John Cameron

John knows what Northwest Ontario and Thunder Bay has to offer as a tourism destination. A life long resident of the region, John has lived in Thunder Bay for over 30 years. A former sports journalist, John has a passion sports having worked in television, radio and print. He continues to write a weekly column on curling for Thunder Bay’s daily paper, the Chronicle Journal. John works as a development officer for Tourism Thunder Bay with sports tourism a key part of his portfolio.

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