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North Bay set to celebrate Armed Forces Day

North Bay, ON – June 2, 2023 – North Bay’s 11th annual in-person Armed Forces Day, featuring exciting air demonstrations and more, is set for Wednesday, June 7.

The event, which runs from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the North Bay Waterfront, will include demonstrations by the Canadian Armed Forces SkyHawks Parachute Team and the CF-18 Tactical Demonstration Team, performances by the 22 Wing Band, as well as a CH-147 Chinook and other static displays.  All activities and entertainment will be free to the public.

Memorial Drive will be closed from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Parking will be available at municipal lots 2 and 10 on Oak Street, nearby the North Bay Museum and North Bay Transit Terminal. Accessible parking will be available at the Waterfront and those attending are encouraged to wear red.

To ensure safety, please be aware that the North Bay Waterfront will be a “No Drone Zone" during Armed Forces Day. Residents should also expect extra noise while the CF-18 Tactical Demonstration Team takes to the skies.

Armed Forces Day is held annually in North Bay to recognize members of the United States Air Force who, as part of NORAD and in support of the mission of the Canadian Air Defence Sector at 22Wing/Canadian Forces Base North Bay, contribute to the successful bi-national organization and have been part of the North Bay community for over 70 years.

For more information about Armed Forces Day, including a digital poster, please visit: Armed Forces Day 2023


North Bay set to celebrate Armed Forces Day
Gord Young
Communications Officer (705) 474-0626 x.2505