Visiting North Bay
A short 3 ½ hour drive from either Toronto or Ottawa, this friendly and inviting city is a popular year round destination. Offering plenty of activities, amenities and services to meet your needs, North Bay's vibrancy is only exceeded by its hospitality! Whether planning an activity filled getaway or more of a "time out" from your hectic life - we've got what you're looking for …
North Bay, Ontario
A short 3 ½ hour drive from either Toronto or Ottawa, this friendly and inviting city is a popular year round destination. Offering plenty of activities, amenities and services to meet your needs, North Bay’s vibrancy is only exceeded by its hospitality! Whether planning an activity filled getaway or more of a “time out” from your hectic life – we have what you are looking for.
Celebrate Canada’s birthday in style at North Bay’s Waterfront Park with a multicultural showcase, giant cake, kid zone, museum exhibit, road race, live musical entertainment, sailboat regatta, firework show and much more.
Summer in the Park
Every long weekend in August, the city’s Waterfront and Lee Park transform into an outdoor extravaganza boasting headline musical entertainment, midway, and family friendly activities.
Ring in the New Year in North Bay at the free family event. Enjoy skating, inflatable land, swimming, colouring contest, bingo and live entertainment all culminating with a large firework display.
Shopping & Markets
Downtown North Bay is vibrant and offers one of a kind shops, restaurants and cafés. The city also offers shopping centres which will satisfy all of your shopping needs.
North Bay Farmers’ Market
Visit one of Foodland Ontario’s Top 10
Farmers’ Markets. North Bay’s Farmers’ Market
is located in the Downtown Civic Square from
the long weekend in May to Thanksgiving.
Sports & Events
Concerts, events, Conferences
With seating capacity in excess of 4,000, North Bay Memorial Gardens is the ideal venue
for concerts, large events, tradeshows, meetings and more. The newly renovated arena
holds 10 new super suites, expanded parking, modern concessions and state-of-the-art
North Bay Battalion
The City of North Bay is once again home to future NHL stars! Come out and support our
OHL team the North Bay Battalion… Go Troops Go!
Fun in the Sun
North Bay is conveniently nestled between two fresh water lakes which boast over 40 public beach access points. Lake Nipissing is a world-renowned fishing and sailing destination and presents breathtaking sunsets. Trout Lake is ideal for swimming, canoeing and waterskiing.
The Heritage Railway & Carousel Company provides hours of laughter and enjoyment to 100,000+ visitors each summer who stop by to ride the beautiful carousels and miniature railway at North Bay’s Waterfront Park.