The Great Canadian Giveaway Contest Launched


THUNDER BAY – Tourism Thunder Bay, in collaboration with Fort William Historical Park, the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium and the Thunder Bay Blues Festival, has launched the Great Canadian Giveaway Contest. Local residents are encouraged to call, email or text message all family and friends who live out of town and invite them to enter at

Two Contests have been created around two awesome signature events – the 9th Annual Thunder Bay Blues Festival July 9 – 11th at Marina Park and the Great Canadian Rendezvous Festival July 9 – 18th at Fort William Historical Park. Visitors can enter one or both contests. Both Prize Packages include accommodations, meals, free admission to the events and other activities and attractions in Thunder Bay.

The Thunder Bay Blues Festival is one of the largest and most anticipated events of the summer. Blues fans gather on the shores of Lake Superior to enjoy a spectacular line-up of well known international musicians and an all-star line-up of national and local talent.
And this year is no exception!

Plan your “staycation” around the Great Canadian Rendezvous Festival at Fort William Historical Park. Ten exciting days of themed concerts featuring classic rock, jazz, bluegrass, and folk, plus camping, heritage events, good food and outdoor fun. Load the RV or pack the tent and celebrate summer.

“This campaign encourages locals to become ambassadors and invite their friends and family to visit Thunder Bay this summer with a fun contest theme that showcases just how much there is to see and do in our great city.” According to Thunder Bay’s Tourism Manager Paul Pepe.

And there is no better time to consider a Great Canadian Getaway to Thunder Bay than during the summer. Come for one fabulous event and plan to stay for more! If you have the time, we have the perfect festive adventure to keep you entertained for a couple of days or a couple of weeks! Some favorites in the month of July that continue to entertain local and visitors include Summer in the Parks, Thunder Fest Super Weekend, Teddy Bear’s Picnic, Thunder Bay Dragon, Boat Race Festival and the Superior Youth Music Festival.

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