Mill Market is conveniently located right off the Hub Trail, just steps away from the Ontario locks and the scenic St. Mary's River waterfront. Grown, raised or crafted by Northern Ontario's farmers, ranchers, fishermen, artists and artisans; Mill Market brings the best of our lakes, fields and forests to the heart of the historic Canal District in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. From farm to table, Mill Market connects Northern Ontario farmers to local consumers strengthening the local food economy and nurturing healthy communities.
Mill Market is a place to find fresh food, good people, culinary delights and artisan crafts.In addition to being a healthy food hub and artisan fair, Mill Market features live entertainment weekly and educational programming. Mill Market's annex houses Entomica Insectarium, if you're looking for something fun and educational to do with the whole family, check out Entomica at Mill Market.
The Heritage Hide'n'Seek GeoTour is a series of geocaches hidden at Parks Canada sites located in Northern Ontario that tell the story of the people, places and events that helped shape Canada. You'll need a GPS device, or a GPS-enabled mobile phone, and visit the Parks Canada website here: www.pc.gc.ca to download the Passport and follow the instructions. When you collect at least 100 points, you'll be eligible for a Heritage Hide'n'Seek geocoin. Sault Ste. Marie National Historic Site
Hours of Operation: May 18 to October 9, Fort St. Joseph
Hours of Operation: June 3 to September 30
Spend an afternoon at a Victorian Garden party showcasing the culinary uses of lilacs and lavender. Also participate in Victorian games and crafts. Tickets for the Victorian High Tea must be purchased in advance. Located at the Ermatinger-Clergue House
June 3-4 2017
A full-day celebration of music, art and entertainment at the Roberta Bondar Pavilion. In addition to live musical entertainment, take part in the silent auction, local artisans, sausages, beer and more.
June 11 2017 12:00 pm-7:00 pm
Young and old, physically fit or fitness challenged, all enjoy the fantastic views and the resultant pictures that will last a lifetime. Best of all, there's no admission fee, no long waits, and no sweltering heat to contend with, since the walk steps off at 9:30am sharp. Not up to the walk? Join the bike parade that leaves LSSU at 8:30am.
You must have transportation to get back across the bridge; you cannot walk back. Bus transportation is available to bring walkers from Mill Market in Sault Ontario back to the starting point for a small fee of $3. Visitors will find plenty to do back on the Michigan side, with a full offering of museums, boat tours, beaches, parks and more open to the public.
Jun 24 2017
History Fest and Canada Day: A 150 Celebration is hosted by the Ermatinger-Clergue National Historic Site in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. Re-enactors will bring this Historic Site to life during our Nation's sesquicentennial. Phone Number:
June 27-July 1, 2017
9am to 4pm The perfect itinerary of family-friendly activities awaits you during Engineer's Weekend in Sault Ste. Marie. The last weekend in June has something for everyone, including racing boats, spectacular vistas, unbridled power, and so much more. Best of all, it's your once-per-year chance to sneak a peek behind the scenes at the Soo Locks.
Come celebrate Canada's Birthday at Roberta Bondar Park & Pavilion. Enjoy family entertainment and children's activities. Join us at the Tent Pavilion to enjoy a variety of free entertainment. Attractions include multi-cultural displays, face painting, balloon animals, and of course, cotton candy.Opening Ceremony begins at 2 p.m. followed by afternoon and evening entertainment and Fireworks Presentation along the waterfront at dusk.
The Pow Wow, or Jiigtamok, has historical, social and spiritual value to American Indian people. Some trace the word powwow back to Anishinaabemowin, the language of the Anishinaabe. Early European-Americans used the word to mean a council or meeting. Powwows, or celebrations, as they were called, were originally held in the spring to celebrate the new beginning of life. People participate in traditional dance and song, visit with family and friends, make new acquaintances and trade arts and craftsThe public is invited to attend; entrance is from Baawating Drive off Shunk Road on the Reservation
Jul 7-9 2017
Ride for Sight is the longest running motorcycle charity fundraiser in Canada; it first began in 1979 in Central Ontario. The Ride helps support the Foundation Fighting Blindness to fund sight saving research; blindness caused by retinal degenerations.
Location: Stokely Creek Lodge
Register Online: www.rideforsight.com
Start Time: This is a full weekend event
The weekend event features many activities: Bike Games, Show n' Shines, Live Entertainment, the Bike Parade, Vendor Marketplace and more.
July 7-9 2017
CLERGUE PARK/ROWSWELL PARK Savour the lip-smackin' BBQ at the Ribfest...Boogie to the continuous free entertainment on Stage 1 sponsored by OLG and Stage 2 Redirected presented by Agero...Frolic in the Tenaris PlayZone where you get hands-on and creative...Squeal with delight as you fly through the air on the chilling carnival rides...Replenish and refresh at the Rotary food court...Delight in the family memories being created...
all and so much more at ROTARYFEST!
Algoma District's most diverse and prestigious multimedia art show. Arts at the Dock features forty or more of the district's most gifted artists and a variety of art, with something new every year. Works for sale include painting, photography, stained glass, woodworks, handmade jewellery, pottery and much more. Located at the Hilton Beach Waterfront and Community Centre from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Jul 16 2017
This annual classic car show features about 100 original, restored and special interest cars. Held along the waterfront and up Marks Street, admission to this enjoyable and family-friendly event is free. The afternoon also features a Coureurs de Bois encampment and arts & crafts vendors. Located on St Joseph Island at Hilton Beach
July 29 2017
Rendezvous in the Sault is a living history event that will take place along Historic Water Street at the City Hall Grounds and at the Historic Homes. In addition to local participants, over 115 visiting historical re-enactors, musicians, entertainers and merchants will set up camps and displays with presentations and demonstrations on military and civilian life in the period of 1668-1840. Food, music, dancing, cannon firing, drum and fife corps, puppet shows, storytelling, crafts and games will be just some of the fun things to see and do on Saturday and Sunday of the last full weekend of July. Among the many items of special interest are presentations by the Michigan Surveyor's Reenactment Group who will display early surveying equipment and maps and discuss the methods used to survey Michigan.
July 29-30 2017
The annual Community Night includes a parade featuring marching bands, floats and kids in costume. After the parade, everyone enjoys the carnival-like atmosphere with games of chance, and great food on Marks Street Located on St Joseph Island in Hilton Beach.Phone Number: 705-246-2242August 5 2017
The Fringe North International Theatre Festival is a 10-day festival taking place in Sault Ste. Marie's downtown. There will be featured performances at different venues, street performers, a children's stage, artisans and vendors and a community gathering tent.
August 10-20 2017
Explore the ruins of old Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site on this candlelit ghostly walk, surrounded by the haunting tune of bagpipes and Native drums as the sky fills with bright stars above you. The ‘spirits' of the past will return to tell their stories of life at the Fort so many years ago.
Aug 18 2017
This two day event will pack in the best of fishing the St. Marys River has to offer! Register your two person team soon. Preregistration is highly recommended. Registrations must be received by noon on Thursday before the event to avoid late fees. You must have your TWF membership card with you or you will be charged another membership.
August 25-26 2017
The St. Marys River is known throughout the US and Canada for its amazing Salmon fishing! This is your opportunity to experience it first hand and have a chance to win cash prizes! All species of Salmon, exuding Pink, are accepted in this tournament .
The tournament starts Friday, September 1st at 12:01am and runs through Sunday, September 3rd at Noon. The U.S. Weigh-in Station is located at Aune-Osborn Park in Sault Ste. Marie, MI on east Portage Ave. U.S. Weigh-in Station Hours are from 10am-1pm and 7pm-10pm during the tournament.
On the Canadian side of the St Marys River Salmon Slam Weigh-in Station will be at Ben's Bait and Tackle 61 Wigwaus St., Garden River, Ontario from 8am-6pm during the tournament.
U.S. and Canadian weigh-in stations close Sunday at 12 noon sharp! Prizes will be awarded after weigh-in at Aune-Osborn Park, Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Come out and celebrate the end of another summer season with Bushplane Days! Exhibits from all areas of aviation will be represented. Look out for another fantastic CL-415 waterbombing demonstration (subject to availability) as well as chartered flights with Air Dale. Other past exhibitors have included local artists Cher Pruys and Steven Daly, Sault Search & Rescue, the SSM Fire Department, and much more! Face painting, crafts, carnival games and train rides with the Algoma Model Engineers Society for kids of all ages! Special admission rates will be in effect. Check out www.bushplane.com for more details as they become available! The Bushplane Museum : where adventure takes off!
Sept 16-17 2017
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 Canada. Hear the sounds, smell the gun powder, see the life and times - Experience the Festival.This event is part of the Algoma Fall Festival of Learning.
This event will be held at the Ermatinger•Clergue National Historic Site.
Sept 27-30 2017