Come to Sault Ste. Marie for three days of local food, family entertainment, and 350 years of history as we celebrate our Semiseptcentennial Anniversary! 

For more information please email the Sault Events Inc HERE! Festival details are below the map.

ADMISSION COST: $5 per wristband for adults wristbands are good for admission all weekend (children 16 and under free) 

Friday |Saturday| Sunday | Events Throughout the Weekend |  Week of Activities |  Sponsorship

Friday, July 20th 4PM-10PM

4PM Gates Open

4-10PM Kids Sand Box search for gold rocks to trade in for ice cream at Alpine Chocolat Haus

4-10PM Beer Tent 

5PM Opening Ceremony

5-9PM Fish Fry Cookoff & Competition 

6-7PM Kids Story Time “Paddle to the Sea” Storytelling, Video, and Music

6-7PM Freeze Statue

6-9PM Bouncy House

6-7:30PM Karaoke

8-10PM Live Country Band TBA

8-10PM Country Line Dancing 

Saturday, July 21st Noon-10PM 

9AM Morning Yoga bring your mat to Aune-Osborn Fair Grounds participation is by can food donation 

Noon Gates Open

Noon-10PM Kids Sand Box 

12PM Kayak Lessons at Rotary Park east of the festival grounds with Birds Eye Adventure

12-8PM Bouncy House

12-6PM Face Painting

12-2PM Open Mic sign up on location or email Eagle Radio HERE

12PM Teen Cornhole Tournament 

1PM Hot Dog Eating Contest register to compete from 12-1pm $10 entry fee

1PM Kids Game: Diaper Derby

1-2PM Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Board Races at Rotary Park east of the festival grounds bring your own SUP supplies are limited 

1-2PM Freeze Statue

1-3PM Kids Colonial Games

2PM Adult Cornhole Tournament 

2PM Kids Game: Big Wheel Challenge

2-4PM Kayak Races at Aune Osborn Boat Launch bring your own kayak supplies are limited 

5PM Kids Game: Floating Freighter get your boat across the water first by water power

4-7PM Pulled Pork BBQ Competition

5PM Scavenger Hunt for 18 and older 

6-7PM Freeze Statue

Sunday, July 22nd Noon-8PM

10AM Gates Open for Veterans Breakfast with Chris Cakes pancake flippers

10AM-8PM Make a card for a Veteran while supplies last

Noon-6PM Face Painting 

Noon-8PM Beer Rent

Noon-8PM Bouncy House

Noon-8PM Sand Castle Building in the Sand Box for prizes

1-3PM Kids Colonial Games

2-3PM Freeze Statues

2-4PM Cupcake Wars 

3-5PM Cross Cut Kings LIVE MUSIC

4PM Pie Eating Contest Free 

6-7PM Freeze Statues


Events Throughout the Weekend 

-Beer Tent
-Food Trucks
-Craft Vendors
    Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians
    Color Mural
    Photo Timeline of Sault Ste. Marie’s History
    Photo Corner- get your picture taken in the historical photo scene
    Bring copies of your historic photos to place on the timeline and share with the community.
    Join talks about Sault Ste. Maries local water resources. 
    Chippewa County Historical Society 

Week of Activities 

6-7PM Family Friendly Scavenger Hunt 
7PM Ice Cream Social from Zak’s at the Historic Fire Hall

5PM Historical Cricket Games Audience Participation at Aune-Osborn Park
9:30PM Glow Yoga 

Chopped Food Competition at the Farmers Market
6:30PM Story in the Park
7PM Music in the Park

6PM Tribal Talks


The Historic Homes on Water Street near downtown Sault Ste. Marie are open seven days a week from noon until 5PM. More information here.

350th Sponsorship

Platinum Sponsorship $3,500.00 or more
Soo Locks Boat Tours
Sault Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Interlake Steamship Company
Madigan & Hastings Pingatore Insurance Services 
Soo Co-Op Credit Union
Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation
Eagle Radio
Old Mission Bank
War Memorial Hospital
Interlake Steamship Company

Gold Sponsorship $1,350.00
Cloverland Electric Cooperative 
Don Wilson and Fremont Insurance
National Office Products 
Superior Fabrication 
Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation
Allstar Graphics

Silver Sponsorship $700.00
Parkers ACE Hardware
Great Lakes Gifts

Bronze Sponsorship $350.00
Edge of the Woods Apartments
Day Makers Salon and Day Spa
Dr. Cooper, Cooper Dental
Northern Transitions
Plaza Motor Motel
Senator Wayne Schmidt

Other Sponsorship

Gregory Gardens & K. Woz Landscaping

Event Sponsorship
Bird’s Eye Outfitters