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Lighthouse Festival

Visiting Annual Events & Festivals Lighthouse Festival

The 12th Annual Lighthouse Festival is back this year and better than ever!
We invite you to JOIN US ON Friday, August 16, 2024 from 1:00pm to 2:00am. 
SMOKE FREE EVENT!  No smoking allowed during the festival. 
Exhibitors Wanted for Lighthouse Festival ARTISAN MARKET.  If you would like to spend the day at our annual festival we would love to have you!
Lighthouse Festival Vendor Registration Package 2024


Live on Stage starting at 3:00pm to 1:00am we have a great lineup of music scheduled for your entertainment!
New Bands!  We are pleased to announce that we have secured  ‘Throwback’ – Hottest Band in Thunder Bay! Live on stage @ 8pm to 11:30pm. They feature cover country music, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and current music that not only will people be excited about, but they guarantee everyone will be up and dancing to their entertainment. Not only was Throwback rated one of the top cover bands in Thunder Bay, Hottest Band in Northwestern ON, their singer, Chris Talarico, has been voted and won best singer and country singer of Northwestern ON, so you can be guaranteed excellent music and sound.
and also NEW to the festival is LOCAL FAVOURITE “Curbside Cruisers” live on stage from 3pm to 5pm!  Featuring classic rock hits!
Playing music all day is our local DJ – Derek Boucher – DJ Dbl D.
Sip, savor, and celebrate at the Lighthouse Festival Beer Gardens on Simcoe Plaza!  Join us from 1pm to 2am for cold drinks, live music, and the best summer vibes in Terrace Bay. Bring your friends and enjoy a day filled with good times!
Full Licensed Bar courtesy of Township of Terrace Bay with local community groups!
No Smoking in Beer Gardens!  Age of Majority is required.
Beer Gardens closed to minors at 9:00pm
Bus Shuttle to Schreiber see below!


We are pleased to bring you a summer favourite – Corn Hole!  Get your partner ready!  The Tourney starts at 5pm – Simcoe Plaza!  No Fees to enter!  Open to all ages!  PRIZES AWARDED!  Register your team by 4pm the day of the event located at the Terrace Bay Tent.

RADIO CONTROL CAR CLUB Demonstration – 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for an electrifying demonstration by the Terrace Bay Radio Control Club (TBRCCC) at Simcoe Plaza! From 3pm to 4pm, watch as skilled drivers maneuver their Radio Control Cars with precision and speed. Don’t miss out on this thrilling event during the Lighthouse Festival—it’s fun for the whole family!

SHOW & SHINE – 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us  for an epic showcase of cars, trucks, and motorcycles! Bring your friends and family to admire stunning rides, chat with their proud owners and cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award sponsored by Spadoni Motors.



Join us at Simcoe Plaza to savor the flavors from our local restaurants and food vendors! Stop in at our local restaurants and bar lounges for some local food specials and drinks!
LOCAL RESTAURANTS – Drifter’s Restaurant, Wah’s Restaurant, Subway, Mo & Jo’s Lighthouse Variety
FOOD VENDORS – The Golden Rail, El Comal, The Orchard Cafe, Twisted Treats and K&R Northshore Fries!
Check out our local brewery & lounges – Drifter’s Lounge and Slate Islands Brewery for for a sip of Terrace Bay’s finest brews!


Discover creativity and community spirit at the Lighthouse Festival Artisan Market & Sidewalk Sales!
Join us at Simcoe Plaza from 1pm to 7pm to explore unique crafts, treasures from local businesses, and special finds.
Support Terrace Bay’s talented artisans and shop local for a day of shopping and fun! See you there!


Inflatables & Water Slide – Fun-Tastic Castles are known for their huge castles which always result in smiles!
Don’t forget your swimsuit for the water slide!
Dottie & Lulu the Clown! – Our favourite clowns are back and will be bringing their fun face painting and balloon making to the festival!


A Shuttle to Schreiber is available and starts at 9pm, 10pm, 11pm, 12am & last bus at 1am.

Starts at Drifters Parking Lot and drops off at THE VOY.

Please Drink Responsibly and Have Fun!

Inflatables in Terrace Bay
Terrace Bay Street Festival

SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!   Thank you for your support and sponsorship of our annual festival.  Your generous donations help make this event possible for the residents and visitors to our community!