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Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Canada Day Weekend June 29, 2018 July 1, 2018

Celebrate Canada Day Weekend at Blue Lake!

Friday, June 29th - Ask the Naturalist: Classically Canadian! Drop by the Interpretive Centre between 2:30pm - 3:30pm to explore the amazing animals that represent Canada. 

Saturday, June 30th - Canada Day Trivia, 8:00pm at the Amphitheatre. Join us for an exciting game of Canadian Trivia, family feud style! Compete against Blue Lake Park Staff to win some cool prizes. Does your family have what it takes? 

Sunday, July 1st - Canada Day Photo Booth, 10:00am - 2:00pm at the Interpretive Centre. Show off your Canadian spirit and share why you're proud to be Canadian at our photo booth! Keep an eye out for our special guest, Kip the Frog as he visits Blue Lake. 

Family Fishing Week June 30, 2018 July 8, 2018

Celebrate Family Fishing Week at Blue Lake! From June 30 - July 8th, 2018, Canadian residents can fish without a license. Stop by the Interpretive Centre to borrow fishing rods and tackle or attend an interpretive program to find out what lurks below Blue Lake's clear waters. Stay tuned for our weekly program schedule, which you can find throughout the park or on Facebook @BlueLakePP.  

Summer Interpretive Program June 30, 2018 September 2, 2018

A range of fun-filled & informative programs are offered daily throughout the summer - children's programs, guided walks, evening programs, and more. See the weekly program schedules posted throughout the park for the dates & times. 

Powerful Planet with Science North July 12, 2018 July 12, 2018 The Amphitheatre at 7:00pm

Have you ever wondered how a cloud is formed? Or just how much air pressure is in our atmosphere? Join the Science North Bluecoats for an exciting live show demonstrating the wonders of weather and climate. This show is sure to blow you away! 

Healthy Parks Healthy People Day July 20, 2018 July 20, 2018

Ontario's provincial parks play a vital role in the protection of our natural environment, but did you know that spending time in nature is good for your health too? Join us for a hike, swim, or paddle and reconnect with nature in celebration of our third annual Healthy Parks Healthy People Day. Stay tuned for a detailed schedule of the day's events, which you can find throughout the park or on Facebook @BlueLakePP. 

There will be no charge for day-use visitation at ALL Ontario Parks during the celebration! 

Canada's Parks Day July 21, 2018 July 21, 2018

Join us for Canada's Parks Day! Enjoy all things "parks" by hiking, swimming, paddling, playing, or lounging. At 8:00pm, join Blue Lake's Park Superintendent at the Amphitheatre to learn more about one of our largest neighbours... the black bear! Stay tuned for our detailed program of events, which you can find throughout the park or on Facebook @BlueLakePP. 

Ontario Parks 125 Weekend Celebration: David Sutherland's Rock Show! August 4, 2018 August 4, 2018 Beach Picnic Shelter Geology enthusiast David Sutherland will be displaying his extensive collection of rocks and minerals, gathered from near and far. Whether you're looking for sand from around the world or beautiful rocks from our area, he's got it! Drop by the Beach Picnic Shelter from 10:00am to 12:00pm to experience a Rock Show like no other. 
Ontario Parks 125 Weekend Celebration: David Archibald Concert Tour August 5, 2018 August 5, 2018 Park Amphitheatre at 7:00 pm

Come celebrate Ontario Parks' 125th Anniversary at Blue Lake with David Archibald! David has written five brand new songs that he will be performing during his 2018 summer tour across Ontario. Don’t miss this fun, interactive concert that celebrates the rich natural and cultural heritage of Ontario!

IISD Experimental Lakes Area Visit August 15, 2018 August 15, 2018 Amphitheatre at 2:00pm How can we ensure a healthy future for global and local freshwater? Join representatives from the IISD Experimental Lakes Area to learn about one of the most important freshwater research sites in the world. Discover what exciting experiments are currently taking place and the ways you can help reduce your impact on the environment. 
Take a Hike Weekend August 17, 2018 August 19, 2018 Spend the weekend getting acquainted with Blue Lake's four diverse trails! The celebration kicks off on Friday morning with a guided hike. Stay tuned for our weekend program, which you can find throughout the park or on Facebook @BlueLakePP.