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Annual Events

10th Annual Echo Bay Extravaganza 2017

Experience the 10th Annual Echo Bay Extravaganza on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at the Echo Bay Elks located at 96 Church Street from 1pm – 5pm.  It starts off with a Gospel Show at 1pm and then 2pm – 5 pm a variety of rock, pop and country music from John McClenaghan and the Perfect Blend.  For more information contact Cindy at 705-248-1166 or 705-248-2441 or email or visit or Ralph at 705-248-1400 or Linda at 705-248-2657.


This years sale will be on May 6, 2017.  For more information, click on left side panel under Annual Events.

 Annual Soap Box Derby 
Due to lack of interest this, has been cancelled unless there's a request to reinstate this event.  For more information, contact the Municipal office at 705-248-2441 or Cindy at 705-248-1166 or email

The Pit Stop Gas Bar & Confectionary and JT's Auto sponsored this event by assisting with the costs of the medals/trophies.  Child Care Algoma assisted with the prizes, food and helmet checks for the participants.  The township assisted with the trophies and prizes.

21st Annual Family Day Festival 2017
1:00-3:00 pm Saturday. August 26, 2017 

Family Day Festival is to take place at the Echo Bay Sportsplex & Recreation Field, we have purchased Big Slides and Moonwalk jumpers.  We also had pony rides, visit from the local fire department and many other fun family games. Prizes, food and refreshments will be available. This is a free day for families to come out and enjoy the excitement.  Volunteers are always needed for this event and are greatly appreciated.  Contact Cindy at 705-248-1166 or email her at

Sylvan Circle Artist & Artisan Tour 2017

See its own tab to the left of the screen under Annual Events to find out about the  "Call For Entry", and more information.

9:00 am-5:00 pm  on a Saturday, September 16, 2017.  The three stops in our township will be at the Sylvan Valley Hall (9288 Hwy 638), Echo Bay Elks Lodge (96 Church Street West) and Echo Bay Hall (257 Church Street East).

25th Annual Parade of Lights 2017

Come out and join the fun at the annual event on a Saturday, December 9, 2017.

It starts at 7:00pm Saturday.  Santa will be around at 6:15 to greet the children before the parade.  So, keep an eye on your town flyer or the home page for the Saturday night of fun date details.

To celebrate the Christmas season the annual Christmas "Parade of Lights" is held. All floats in the parade are beautifully lit and decorated with Christmas lights. The evening also includes a tree lighting ceremony, a visit from Santa and Christmas carols. 

This year's 25th Anniversary theme is "My Favourite Christmas".

Contact Cindy at or 705-248-1166 if you wish to help out with set up, take down, baking, hand outs, theme ideas and decorating.  Volunteers make things happen.


Winter Carnival 2017

1:00-4:00pm -- Come out and join in the fun in March 4, 2017. 

The annual winter carnival events begin at 1:00 pm at the Echo Bay Sportsplex. Events include: Skating for all ages start at 1 pm, hockey shoot out, nail pounding, barrell fishing, human curling, toboggan on small hill (bring your own sleigh) and spot prizes.

For more information on any of these events please contact the Township of Macdonald Meredith & Aberdeen Add'l at 705-248-2441 or write to or to the mailing address below.  You can also contact the Leisure Services Coordinator at 705-248-1166 or email at for any details or updates.  Volunteers would be greatly appreciated.

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