It's warming up in Sunset Country, and as it heats up so do the summer events.
Here's a list of the Top 10 Events and Festivals in Ontario's Sunset Country this summer listed in the order that they occur. Please click the event for more information. Follow our Facebook page dedicated solely to Northwest Ontario Events or go to the Sunset Country Events Calendar for a complete list of events year round.
Location: Red Lake
Highlights: Family Movie Night, Rock the Runway (aviation memorabilia exhibit, static aircraft display, Pitt Special aerobatic rides, concert), Howey St. activities, Slo-pitch tournament, Norseman rides, ﬂy-by of wheeled and ﬂoat planes and more.
Facebook: My Red Lake
Date: August Long Weekend
Highlights: Concerts under the tent are the main attraction with some big name performers. Children's activities including bouncy castles, pony rides, and a petting zoo, Classic Car Show & Shine, Wooden Boat Parade and more.
Location: Sioux Lookout
Highlights: Over 100 events including a Farmers Market, Show n Shine, Johnny's Rib Gate, Wagon Rides, Golf Volleyball, Slo-Pitch and Tennis Tournaments, fish fry, Trade Show, Blueberry Bingo, Duathlon, Triathlons, float plane tours, Sioux Mountain Music Festival and more.
Facebook: Blueberry Festival
Location: Sioux Narrows
Highlights: Local artists as well, as well as other Canadian and American artists, or the Saturday and Sunday of the August Long Weekend for an exhibition and sale. Look for carving, jewelery, paintings, furniture and more.
Facebook: Sioux Narrows Arts Festival
There are plenty more events in Northwest Ontario, check out our events calendar for more information on the many other events in Sunset Country.