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Sault Ste. Marie's Best Festivals And Events: April 24 - Dec 31 2015!

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Sault Ste. Marie's Best Festivals And Events: April 24 - Dec 31 2015!

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Sault Ste. Marie brings unique opportunities to the city including some of the best entertainers, artists, festivals and events in Northern Ontario!

Here is your 2015 list of festivals and events from April until December 2015 that you don't want to miss!

April 24 - 25, 2015
Sault Ste. Marie Festival of Beer 2015

This event is a must on every beer lovers list and never disappoints. It has sold out the first three years and there is no sign of change in the trend this year as momentum is building and they are expanding the boundaries.

Lots of great tastes to choose from! Lop Lops wants to help expand the public's appreciation of beer to celebrate quality, craftsmanship, and Canadian culture!

Tickets are $35 and include you tasting glass and five free sample tickets and the event is April 24th and 25th at the Bushplane Museum!

April 25, 2015
BEETHOVEN'S BRAVURA
Features Canadian pianist Derek Yaple-Schobert performing the Beethoven Third Piano Concerto. The program also includes a work by Canadian composer John Burge, "The Canadian Shield," and the Dvorak Symphony No. 6 led by guest conductor Dr. Jacob Chi. For more information on this event.
Call: 705-945-7299
Visit: www.saultsymphony.com

May 1-5, 2015
PASSPORT TO UNITY*
The 8th Annual Passport To Unity is Sault Ste Marie's signature multicultural festival. Hosted by the Sault Community Career Centre during the first weekend of May each year, the festival unites the region through signature entertainment, cultural food, arts, sport, interactive workshops, children activities and a celebration of New Canadians. Download our FREE app today to have the latest information on the festival. Call: 705-759-0909
Visit: www.saultcareercentre.ca/ptu
Like: www.facebook.com/PassporttoUnity

June 6, 2015
Mill Market

Mill Market's One Year Anniversary, Butter Tart Competition and Live Music 8am - 2pm

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LILAC & LAVENDER FESTIVAL*
Join us for our Victorian Garden party showcasing the culinary uses of Lilacs and Lavender. Purchase your tickets for our Victorian High Tea in advance. Historical garden party & tea etiquette provided. Call for details. Ermatinger•Clergue National Historic Site.
Call: 705-759-5443
Visit: www.ecnhs.com

June 14, 2015
MUSICFEST XXXI; BRATWURST, BEER & BEETHOVEN
The Sault Symphony Orchestra presents Musicfest XXXI; Bratwurst, Beer & Beethoven at the Roberta Bondar Pavilion all day long. The largest annual fundraiser for the Sault Symphony Orchestra, this daylong event features numerous local performers and bands, as well as vendors selling food and goods. Call: 705-945-5337 Visit: www.saultsymphony.com

June 25-29, 2015
THE GREAT TUGBOAT RACE*
Join us for Pancake Breakfast aboard the Barge "Nostalgia" at the Roberta Bondar Marina, June 25-27, 2015 from 7am – 11am and June 28 & 29, 2015 from 7am – 11am at the George Kemp Marina in Soo, Michigan. On Sat, June 27, a Tugboat Parade will start at 12 noon with the Tugboat Races to follow.
Call: 705-759-4800
Visit: www.thegreattugboatrace.com

June 26, 2015
LOBSTERFEST - ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION
Tickets must be purchased in advance for this popular annual event. Come celebrate Atlantic Lobster Season with this fun and festive dinner. Steak available upon request for landlubbers.
Call: 705-246-2494 for tickets.

June 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE WALK
The International Bridge Walk in an annual event involving members of the community from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. International Bridge Walk celebrates the ongoing sister city relationship.
Call: 705-949-7152
Visits: www.ssmcoc.com

July & August, 2015SUMMER CONCERT SERIES*
Tuesdays & Thursdays throughout July and August enjoy a concert at the Roberta Bondar Pavilion (Waterfront) at 7pm.
Call: 705-759-5310
Visit: www.cityssm.on.ca

July 1, 2015
CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS*
Come celebrate Canada's 148th Birthday at Roberta Bondar Park & Pavilion. Enjoy family entertainment and children's activities throughout the day with fireworks at dusk. Please visit our website for details.
Call: 705-759-5310
Visit: www.cityssm.on.ca

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JOHN ROWSWELL HUB TRAIL FESTIVAL
Walk, ride, or roll your way along the HUB trail from 10am to 2pm Everyone is welcome — walkers, cyclists, inline skaters, and anyone with assistive devices and mobility aids. While you are out pick up a passport at one of the six passport stations. You can go to one station or visit them all. There will be fun activities along the way with tons of free give-a-ways.
Call: 705-946-8530
Visit: www.hubtrailfestival.ca

HERITAGE CANADA DAY*
Re-enactors bring this Historic Site to life during pre-confederation times. Call for details. Ermatinger•Clergue National Historic Site
Call: 705-759-5443
Visit: www.ecnhs.com

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July 4, 2015
CANADIAN ARTS FESTIVAL
Come view and purchase the wide variety work by local Canadian Artisans in the Cenotaph Park in Richards Landing. 10am – 5pm Call: 705-246-2777

July 12, 2015
ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Celebrate the Italian heritage and culture with music, dancers and food! Located at the Marconi Club.
Call: 705-942-5556

July 16-18, 2015*Member of the Sault Ste. Marie Festival & Event Network
ROTARYFEST*
The Sault's Summer Festival! Celebrate summer on our City's waterfront! Anchor attractions include The Stage, Ribfest, the Miracle Mile Colour Blast, the 94th annual Rotary Community Day Parade, Homeniuk Rides, and the Tenaris PlayZone!
Call: 705-945-1279
Visit: www.rotaryfest.com

July 19, 2015
28TH ANNUAL ARTS AT THE DOCK*
This multimedia art show has grown into one of the largest and most exclusive shows in the Algoma District. Free transportation by tractor & wagon between the community hall and waterfront. Event located at the Hilton Beach Waterfront & Community Centre from 11am–5pm. Located on St. Joseph Island, 45km east of Sault Ste. Marie.
Call: 705-246-2242
Visit: www.hiltonbeach.com
Email: info@hiltonbeach.com

July 25, 2015
HILTON BEACH CAR SHOW*
This annual classic car show features over 85 original, restored and special interest cars. Located along the waterfront and up Mark Street, admission for the family event is free! Arts & Crafts Vendors. Food tent. Located on St. Joseph Island, 45km east of Sault Ste. Marie.
Call: 705-246-2242
Visit: www.hiltonbeach.com Email: info@hiltonbeach.com

August 1, 2015
HILTON BEACH COMMUNITY NIGHT*
At 7pm sharp, the parade, which features marching bands, floats and kids in costume, starts to move through the streets. After the parade, the large crowd enjoys the games of chance and great food on Mark Street until dark. It's carnival-like fun for the whole family, and you're invited to join us! Located on St. Joseph Island, 45km east of Sault Ste. Marie.
Call: 705-246-2242
Visit: www.hiltonbeach.com
Email: info@hiltonbeach.com

August 5, 12 & 19, 2015
OLD TOWN HALL CONCERTS*
This series of concerts has brought in some of the best musicians and groups that Canada has to offer. With a seating capacity of just 250, these concerts allow the audience an up-close and personal musical experience, often with autograph opportunities to follow. Tickets are available for each concert or for the whole three-concert series, they go on sale in the early Spring, and they sell out very quickly.
Call: 705-246-0055
Visit: www.oldtownhall.ca
Email: info@hiltonbeach.com

August 14 & 16, 2015
The North Shore Agricultural Society would like to invite you to attend our Laird Fair!

The Laird Fair is an annual agricultural fair and exhibition that has been a tradition in Laird Township since the 1880s. It is held during the third weekend of every August and this year it will be held from August 14th-16th. The Laird Fair features events and activities that appeal to all ages including Friday and Saturday night concerts, indoor exhibits, various horse shows, and tractor displays and shows, among various other exciting activities. Annually, the Fair attracts close to 4,000 people from across Ontario and Michigan to participate in and spectate the various events that take place over the weekend.

Check out the events section on the website to get even more details on this years and next years festivities.

They are located on Lake George Road just past Echo Bay, Ontario.

 

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August 15, 2015
ST. JOSEPH ISLAND TRIATHLON / DUATHLON AND KIDS OF STEEL
The St. Joseph Island Triathlon is Northern Ontario's premier multisport event with over 450 competitors, 100 volunteers, and close to 1,500 spectators. It features Olympic / International distance triathlon and duathlon, Sprint distance tri / du, Try-a-Tri, and 7 Kids of Steel age categories, as well as relay categories for all adult races.
Visit: www.stjosephislandtriathlon.com
Email: race@stjosephislandtriathlon.com

September 5, 2015
JOCELYN HARVEST FESTIVAL
Food booths, fresh Island corn, live music, petting zoo, games, antique machinery, wagon rides & train rides for the kids. Mountainview Centennial Grounds 12 - 5pm. There's something for everyone to enjoy!
Call: 705-246-2025
Email: jocelyntwp1@xplornet.com

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September 18-20, 2015
GROUP OF SEVEN AND GLENN GOULD TRAIN EVENT
A spectacular fall rail expedition in the footsteps of the Group of Seven and Glenn Gould. This two day adventure is affordably priced including meals, transportation, accommodations, entertainment and workshops.
Call: 705-254-4293 ext. 4320
Visit: www.groupofseventrainevent.ca
Email: heather@algomacountry.com

September 18-20, 2015
GROUP OF SEVEN AND GLENN GOULD TRAIN EVENT
A spectacular fall rail expedition in the footsteps of the Group of Seven and Glenn Gould. This two day adventure is affordably priced including meals, transportation, accommodations, entertainment and workshops.
Call: 705-254-4293 ext. 4320
Visit: www.groupofseventrainevent.ca
Email: heather@algomacountry.com

September 19 & 20, 2015
BUSHPLANE DAYS*
Bushplane Days are back. Our 20th Annual Festival runs Saturday and Sunday from 9am–5pm. CL-415 water bombing demonstration (subject to availability), special guests, train rides, carnival games and lots of celebrating! All day good food. Special admission rates will be in effect.
Call: 705-945-6242
Visit: www.bushplane.com

October 2015
ALGOMA FALL FESTIVAL*
Enjoy world-class, Canadian and international performing artists. Our Festival features, music, dance, visual arts and a Celtic Celebration.
Call: 705-949-0822
Visit: www.algomafallfestival.com

October 1-4, 2015
FALL RENDEZVOUS*
Fur trade re-enactors, British soldiers, historical interpreters bring to life the Fall Rendezvous. This event features evening Spirit Walks for a haunting harvest. Rendezvous depicts the time of pre-confederation of Canada. Hear the sounds, smell the gun powder, see the life and times – Experience the Festival. This is event is part of the Algoma Fall Festival of Learning. Ermatinger•Clergue National Historic Site
Call: 705-759-5443
Visit: www.ecnhs.com

October 17, 2015
JAVA JAMBOREE, COFFEE TASTING FESTIVAL*
Enjoy coffee and teas from around the world with local coffee roasters and 1 tea company from 9am–2pm. Enjoy a light lunch of soup and sandwiches and delicious baking from each of the vendors. Each of the ticketed guests receives a signature mug with their coffee samples and door prizes.
Call: 705-945-6242
Visit: www.bushplane.com

November 7, 2015
GIANT CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW*
Find a handmade gift for everyone on your list! Stained glass, copper art, knitting, sewing, baking, Christmas decorations, quilting, woodworking and more, at the Hilton Community Hall from 10am to 4pm.
Call: 705-246-2242
Visit: www.hiltonbeach.com Email: info@hiltonbeach.com

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November 7-8, 2015
HOLIDAY GIFT & CRAFT SHOW*
The Sault's largest gift & craft show will feature more than 100 vendors each day promoting their talents and gift items. Sunday's show will feature new vendors as well as a selection of vendors from Saturday. Large door prize on each day. Two canteens open. Admission by donation in support of the Bushplane Centre.
Call: 705-945-6242
Visit: www.bushplane.com

November 19-22, 2015
FESTIVAL OF TREES*
Raffles, auctions and kids activities all while enjoying a wonderland of festive decorations, wreaths and beautiful trees.
Call: 705-256-2335
Visit: www.on.lung.ca

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November 25-29, 2015
MARY POPPINS*
Musical Comedy Guild invites you to take in Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins this fall. Everyone's favourite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! Featuring unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, and astonishing stagecraft.
Call: 705-945-7299
Visit: www.musicalcomedyguild.com
Like: facebook.com/MusicalComedyGuild

November & December 2015
MOONLIGHT MAGIC*
Come experience the magic of Christmas Past. Warm up by the fire, and sip some cider. A month long event with daily activities. Call for details. Ermatinger•Clergue National Historic Site
Call: 705-759-5443
Visit: www.ecnhs.com

*Member of the Sault Ste. Marie Festival & Event Networ

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