Winter SnowDAY Set for Thunder Bay on February 18

Family FunDays in Thunder Bay
Family FunDays in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – FAMILY – The City of Thunder Bay is inviting everyone to spend some time outside experiencing the best of winter at SnowDay on the Waterfront, set for Family Day – Monday, Feb. 18, from 12 pm – 5 pm.

“SnowDay has a variety of winter art and recreation activities that are free for the community to come and explore,” said Ash Young, Cultural Development & Events Supervisor. “The snow sculptures are at the heart of SnowDay and we’re pleased to have 10 teams carving all weekend. Each team brings a unique vision of this year’s theme, transportation. Be sure to come down and vote for your favourite for the People’s Choice Award.”

SnowDay 2019 highlights

  • Snow sculptures
  • Snow carving – Willow Springs Creative Centre
  • Waterfront yarn bomb
  • Stage performances – DJ Blackie Chan and Plan B! (the band)
  • Mariners Hall performance – Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra Trio
  • Ice slide, ice photo booth and cool canvases – Iceculture Inc.
  • Wagon rides – New Canaan Farm
  • Helicopter tours – NorthWest Helicopters Inc. (fee charged for tours/weather dependent)
  • Tapping trains and outdoor weaving project – Community Arts & Heritage Education Project
  • Sugar shack – Club Culturel Francophone de Thunder Bay ($2 maple sugar lollipops for sale)
  • Dogsledding rides – Boreal Journeys Sled Dog Kennel (children age 14 and under only)
  • Interactive outdoor spinning featuring hula-hooping, poi spinning, juggling, and twirling ribbons – Compelling Characters
  • Face painting – Our Kids Count
  • Skating party – LU Radio
  • Winter Science – Science North
  • Save Our Carousel project information booth
  • Storytelling and scavenger hunt activities – Parks Canada
  • Display and racing demonstration – Lakehead Radio Controlled Car Club
  • Wondering dress-up characters – All the Daze Productions
  • Giant outdoor games, snow castle building and snow painting
  • Snowshoeing
  • Sponsor activities
  • And more!

Food and beverages will be available at Bight Restaurant and the Bight’s Bait Shop.

For more information, visit SnowDay on the Waterfront is presented by Ontario Power Generation.

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