Events on Your Way and In T-Bay! - Wilderness North

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Events on Your Way and In T-Bay!

Driving up along Lake Superior, or flying into Thunder Bay, whichever route you take we have found a way to make your journey to us part of the experience! Our trip events guide will help to ensure you make the most of your visit to Wilderness North.

Have a booking already?

Check out this amazing guide of Thunder Bay events to learn what you can pair with your visit! On Page 94 you will even find events ‘beyond the city limits’ that can be paired with your journey up to us! Or give us a call and our planning team would be more then happy to help!

On-going Activities in Thunder Bay

Planning a visit?

Below we have paired local events with openings at our lodges to make your choice even easier!

In Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay Blues Fest, Thunder Bay, July 7-9th

In celebration of Canada’s 150th, Thunder Bay Blues Fest is stepping it up a notch! The incredible line-ups showcase Barenaked Ladies, Amanda Marshall, Randy Bachman and many more including Thunder Bay’s own Rocksteady! Incredible performances and family-friendly events make this an enticing option for your Thunder Bay visit! Tickets on Sale now!

Wilderness North Pairing:

  • 5 nights at Miminiska Full-Service Lodge, Spaces available for July 3rd-8th

BrewHa Craft Beer Festival, Thunder Bay, August 11th-12th

This annual event in Thunder Bay will feature over 50 craft beers, local food vendors, and local music over two days. Experience this amazing event at an incredible location, the waterfront. Look out at the Sleeping Giant as you sip on Sleeping Giant beer! Great event for you and your fishing buddies.

Wilderness North Pairings:

  • 5 nights Striker’s Point Full-service Lodge. Spaces available Aug 6-11th
  • 5 nights Musgrave Outpost. Spaces available Aug 6th-11th

Valley Fresh Buskers Festival, July 29th-30th

This event is an amazing opportunity to experience Thunder Bay; the streets come alive with art and music and the talent hidden within the city is revealed! Your chance to experience great food and good company, with family or friends!

Wilderness North Pairing:

  • 6 nights at Moose crossing Outpost. Spaces available July 23rd-29th

On the Way

Traveling via Highway 17

Live from the Rock Folk Festival, Red Rock, August 11-13th

Festivals can’t get much more family-friendly than this! “Multiple musicians/bands grace the stage at the same time and each take turns playing songs according to the workshop theme. The musicians often join in on each others songs, which makes music that is unique and original and often never heard again. They feed off each other’s stories and songs and you as an audience member often get the chance to sing along or sit back and watch the magic unfold.”

Wilderness North Pairing:

  • 5 nights Strikers Point Full-service Lodging. Spaces available August 6-11th.
  • 4 nights Miminiska Full-service Lodging. Spaces available August 14th-18th

Ongoing Activities:

Traveling Via Highway 61

Grand Marais Arts Festival, Grand Marais, Minnesota, July 8-9th

An incredible opportunity; on your drive up to Wilderness North stop in the quaint little town of Grand Marias, Minnesota for their big art show! This event showcases products like ceramics, drawing, fiber, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, metal, printmaking, leather, sculpture and wood etc.

Wilderness North pairing:

  • 5 nights at Miminiska Full-service Lodge. Spaces Available July 3rd-8th

Ongoing Activities

For Any Questions Feel free to contact Wilderness North and ask for Aly!

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