Thunder Bay Multicultural Association

51st Folklore Festival 2024

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51st Folklore Festival 2024

Upcoming Dates:

Sunday, May 5, 2024 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Fort William Gardens
901 Miles St. Thunder Bay ON
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  • Arts and Heritage
  • Children and Youth
  • Concerts, Music and Dance
  • Festival, Fairs and Parades
  • Food and Drink
  • Fundraising and Charity
  • Teas / Markets / Craft Shows
  • Tourism


Folklore Festival 2024 is on its way and it is going to be HOT!

Folklore Festival 2024 is on its way and it is going to be HOT! “Travel the World in 48 Hours” at the 51st Folklore Festival 2024, May 4th and May 5th at the Fort William Gardens and Curling Club in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada presented by the Thunder Bay Multicultural Association. Tantalizing international foods, incredible entertainment, “shop-the-world” booths, exhibits, an activity-packed Children’s Area, and local artists on site await you. The Region’s most colourful event of the year will take visitors on a “Trip Around the World” in two fun-filled days allowing them to experience the magnificent sights, sounds and flavours woven into the fabric of our country by our various ethnocultural and Indigenous communities. We are proud to celebrate our 51st Folklore Festival and the rich cultural heritages that make Canada one of the greatest and most diverse nations on our planet.

All this for our Folklore Prices of Adults $5.00, Students/Seniors $3.00, Children 4-12 $1.00, Children 3 & under free bringing people together at this family-friendly, fully accessible, and affordable Event.

Descarga Latina from the Folklorama Talent Agency & Winnipeg will heat up the Main Stage Saturday Night with Salsas, Cumbias, and Hot Latin Rhythms that will have you dancing on the floor and in your seats…all for Folklore prices. Come Celebrate “Cinco de Mayo” at Folklore! “Descarga Latina” on the Main Stage Saturday May 4th from 7:30pm-10:30pm…all for Folklore prices! Visitors are invited to listen, dance, and ENJOY! Let the party begin! Why not try International Foods, Wines, and Beers in the Food Court for the best prices in town (the Food Court is open till 11pm.

International foods and imported beers and wines will be available in the Folklore International Food Court so supper at Folklore takes you around the World. From Spanish Empanadas to Slovak Cabbage Rolls, to Jerk Chicken. to Bannock Burgers, and more, you will Travel the World at Folklore right here in Thunder Bay.

Our Children’s area has all free activities for children including the Rockin’ Rainforest Inflatable courtesy of TBaytel and has a great  “Cinco de Mayo” theme. We welcome our friends in Northern and Northwestern Ontario, the Northern USA and beyond to come experience our Region’s most colourful event of the year. Folklore will take visitors on a “Trip Around the World” in two fun-filled days …so worth the trip. Thank you to our Major Sponsors, 999TheBay Country1053, Acadia Broadcasting & Round Table and so many other Sponsors for helping TBMA to bring Folklore back for another year. See you there!


Fort William Gardens


Adults $5 Students/Seniors $3 Children 4-12 $1 Children 3 & under free

Contact Name:

Jeanetty Jumah

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51st Folklore Festival 2024

Date And Time

4 May 2024 @ 12:00 PM to 5 May 2024 @ 07:00 PM


Thunder Bay, ON, Fort William Gardens, 901 Miles St.

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