Chi-Cheemaun Weekend Festival - 50th Anniversary 8 Head St, Tobermory

Join us for the annual Chi-Cheemaun Weekend Festival held in Tobermory. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Chi-Cheemaun Ferry and we have a jam-packed weekend of festivities for everyone! If you are interested in volunteering, becoming a sponsor, or have any other inquiries about the event, please contact Aman at

List of Chi-Cheemaun Weekend Events. Please come out and support our local organizations!

Scrub the Tub Cleanup – by Keep the Bruce Clean and Green, Thursday June 13th 3pm, meeting at the Chamber Kiosk at the harbour

Fashion Show – Thursday June 13th 7pm with cash bar by the Lion’s Head Rotary Club, at the Tobermory community centre

Beer Garden – by the Chi-Cheemaun Committee, Friday June 14th 6pm-1am. Saturday June 15th 11am-1am. Sunday June 16th 11am-7pm, at the baseball diamond

Children’s Movie – Happy Feet – Friday June 14th 6pm, at Parks Canada Visitor Centre, entry by donation to Friends of the Bruce Park

Children’s activities – Saturday June 15th 10am, at the playground

Food booth – by the Primary Place Daycare Friday-Sunday concurrent with the Beer Garden, at the baseball diamond

Historic 50th Anniversary Display – at the St Edmund’s Bruce Peninsula Museum, available for viewing during museum hours

Hotdogs for sale – by the Tobermory Food Bank Saturday June 15th 11am, downtown

JP Johnstone slow pitch tournament – Friday-Sunday

Pancake Breakfast – by the Tobermory Health Services Auxiliary Saturday June 15th 7:30am-10am, at the Tobermory community centre

Fish Dinner with bar and live music – by the Lion’s Head Hospital Auxiliary Saturday June 15th 5pm-7pm, bar by the Lion’s Head Rotary Club from 4pm-7pm, at the Tobermory community centre, tickets $25 for adults, $12 for children 12 and under, cash only

Guided hike, Photo Scavenger Hunt, and Bruce Trail Litter Cleanup – by the Peninsula Bruce Trail Club Saturday June 15th 9:30am, starting at the harbour

Friends of the Library book sale – Saturday June 15th 11am-1pm

Cardboard Boat Races – Saturday June 15th 2pm, at the harbour

Silent Auction – Saturday June 15th, bidding starting at 12pm and concluding at 7pm, at the community centre

Pickleball – adults Friday June 14th 6pm-8pm, youth Saturday June 15th 9:30am-10:30am, general public Sunday June 16th 10am-12pm, at the Tobermory Tennis/Pickleball courts Sunday Church service all denominations – by the “Light & Life” Church, Sunday June 16th 10:30am

Public Displays at the harbour – Saturday June 15th starting at 10am, PParks Canada, Peninsula Bruce Trail Club, OPP, MNBP Fire Services, MNRF, Coast Guard, Bruce Power, Northern Bruce Peninsula Climate Action Committee and Please Bring Me Home

50th Parade – Saturday June 15th, at 11 a.m. through the downtown area, organizing floats at 10:30 a.m. at Nicholas St. area, contact Don Johnstone at to enter a float

Fireworks – Saturday June 15th at dusk, at the harbour

Light Up the Night Chi-Cheemaun Festival Cruise – Saturday, June 15th, details on the Owen Sound Transportation Company (OSTC) website,

A thank you to all of our sponsors, including Bruce Power and 97.9 The Bruce.

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