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ROCK THE RUNWAY

July 1 “Happy Canada Day”

Red Lake Airport – Deer Lake Hanger
5:00pm to 2:00am
$20.00 per person (Age of Majority)

Proceeds going to the Norseman Festival and Powwow Committees

Featuring WONDERLAND a 5pc Rock & Country band with female & male vocals. A professional, seasoned, versatile band with strong vocal harmonies & great raw energy.  Covering the top tunes from bands such as, Black Keys, Bob Seger, Bonnie Raite, C.C.R., Dwight Yoakum, Eagles, Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, Ian Thomas, Janis Joplin, John Cougar Mellencamp, Keith Urban, KISS, Lady Antebellum, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Pat Benetar, R.E.M., Robert Palmer, Rolling Stones, Rough Trade, Tracey Chapman, Trooper, Ozzy, Shania Twain, and U2.

Food Services provided by Northern Miners Hockey

Bus Service Free provided by English River Miners (Make a donation)

CANADA DAY @ the Red Lake Airport 

Apron 1, noon to 5:00pm

 Aircraft static Displays
o   MNR – Helicopter and CL 415
o   Norseman FLZO
o   Cessna Caravan Superior Airways
o   DC3 – Cargo North
o   OPP PC-12

Sightseeing flights noon till 5pm

Red Lake Lions Club Food Booth

Entertainment Local Bands and DJ

Canada Day Kids Activities, Games and Rides

Fireworks McKenzie Channel after dark

Displays by Red Lake Airport, Red Lake Fire, OPP, MNR, Northwest Emergency Medical Services

Wonderland

Opening for Wonderland will be the local group BRUCE CHANNEL, featuring Mark Sandberg (vocals/guitar), Devon Slobozian (vocals/guitar) and Trevor Pickard (drums/vocals).

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Bruce Channel

Norsemen Festival Weekend – July 21-24

Ribfest and the Great Red Lake BBQ Challenge

Thursday, July 21

The Festival kicks off on Thursday night with Ribfest and the 2nd Annual “Great Red Lake BBQ Challenge.  Back by popular demand, this event features a BBQ cook off between local and regional teams – participating to be the “Best BBQ in the North”.  Besides being a great taste experience the night will also feature a Beer Gardens and live music – truly a feast for the senses.  This event will be held at the outdoor rink, adjacent to the Recreation Centre in Red Lake.

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BBQ Challenge

MOVIE NIGHT “ZOOTOPIA”

Friday, July 22

7:00pm at the Red Lake Regional Heritage Centre
Popcorn, snack and refreshments for sale.

Entry included with purchase of a Norseman Festival admission bracelet.

From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means working with Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman), a wily fox who makes her job even harder.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MOVIE NIGHT - WATCH THE ZOOTOPIA TRAILER

Norseman Festival Weekend Saturday, July 23

Come out on Saturday for a full day of entertainment at Centennial Park.  Live music, magic, acrobats, games for the entire family, Fun-Tastic Castles inflatables, Norseman rides and the every present Norseman Express for the kids, food booths, the Norseman Festival Market, and the iconic Bush Plane Fly Past featuring the Festival’s namesake the iconic Noorduyn Norseman.

The entertainment continues into the night with the Norseman Beer Gardens with music supplied by DJ IRON WILL, and local rock band DAY BURNER.  At dusk, the sky over Howey Bay will be lit up by fireworks.

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Norseman Family Day Sunday, July 24

Sunday is Family Day at Centennial Park with more great music at the Park Stage with Krazy Madness, Agathe Pluouffe and Jada Puls, and Grant leutschaft.  The games and Fun-Tastic Castles inflatables will also continue along with the Norseman Express for the kids, food booths, and the Norseman Festival Market.  Red Lake Lions Club and English River Miners MONSTER BINGO

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Do you want to be a vendor at this year’s festival?

Download the 2016 Norseman Festival Vendor Application Form (UPDATED MAY 10, 2016)

Forever Green Gift Boutique

2015 Norseman Floatplane Festival – THANK YOU!

The Norseman Festival Committee would like to thank all those who braved the rain and participated in the 2015 Norseman Festival. The changes implemented this year could not have happened without the help of many volunteers; the use of special locations, equipment and services; many donors and advertisers; and our dedicated Corporate Sponsors. This year’s festival benefitted from the inclusion of a new event and a new location. We are so thankful to the patrons that showed up in hordes for the Rib Fest Competition and to those that participate in the Centennial Park activities. We have received much positive feedback and look forward to improving things in 2016. If we have inadvertently missed including anyone who helped, please accept our sincere apologies.   SEE A FULL LIST OF VOLUNTEERS

Our Sponsors

Fountain Tire, Canadian Propeller, Dryden Regional Airport, Sioux Lookout Airport, Red Lake Travel, Northern Water Works, Old Dutch Foods, Stratus Environmental, Central Aviation, Superior Airways, Canadian Fly-in Fishing, Tim Hortons, Gillon’s Insurance, Huron Flight Center, Howey Bay Motel, Forever Green, Chukuni Green House, Eagle Aviation

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Norseman Inn

OUR CORPORATE SPONSORS

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The Norseman Festival Committee – P.O. Box P.O. Box 122, Red Lake, Ontario, P0V 2M0, Canada
Phone: (807) 727-3021  Toll Free: (877) 727-3021