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North Bay to celebrate Armed Forces Day

North Bay, ON – June 12, 2024 – North Bay’s 12th annual in-person Armed Forces Day, featuring exciting air demonstrations and more, is set for Wednesday, June 19.

The event, which runs from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Shabogesic Beach, will include demonstrations by the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, the Canadian Armed Forces SkyHawks Parachute Team and the CF-18 Demonstration Team, performances by the 22 Wing Band, 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 or blue.

To ensure safety, please be aware that the entire North Bay Waterfront will be a “No Drone Zone" during Armed Forces Day. Residents should also expect extra noise while the CF-18 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 2024

Gord Young
Communications Officer (705) 474-0626 x.2505