We are excited to welcome you to Thunder Bay and to share the beauty of our winter wonderland! Here is some information to help ensure you have a fantastic Games experience. We look forward to meeting you soon!
Please ensure you have arranged or booked your ground transportation prior to landing in Thunder Bay. There will be NO TRANSPORTATION provided for Friends & Family to any events including the Opening Ceremony and Friends and Family Dinner.
Airport Car Rentals: Thunder Bay Airport Car Rentals
Off-site Car Rentals:
Cabs and other transportation options:
Diamond Lacey’s Taxi 807-622-6001
Roach’s Taxi 807-345-7721
Driver’s Seat 807-633-3522
Uride – is a service in Thunder Bay similar to Uber. Download the app for iPhone or android phones.
Public transit Thunder Bay Transit Adult Fare is $2.75. Exact fare can be paid in cash when boarding.
Please note there is no public transit to the following sports venues: Alpine Skiing – Loch Lomond, Cross Country Skiing – Kamview Nordic , Figure Skating – Thunder Bay Tournament Centre, and Snowshoeing – Chapples Golf Course.
Welcome kit pickup locations and times:
|Pickup Location and Times|
February 23rd and 24th (all day)
February 25 (to 5:00pm)
|Pick up your welcome kit at the Friends & Family Registration area at the bottom of the escalators in the Thunder Bay Airport|
February 25 after 5pm
|Pick up tickets to the Opening Ceremony from the Friends & Family table inside the front door of Fort William Gardens, 901 Miles Street, East. Note – Pick up the rest of your welcome kit from the Holiday Inn Express, 1041 Carrick Street between 9am-1pm Wednesday, February 26|
|Other Friends & Family||Holiday Inn Express, 1041 Carrick Street :
Monday, February 24 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Tuesday, February 25 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wednesday February 26 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Tuesday, February 25, 5:45pm (Doors Open)
Fort William Gardens, 901 Miles Street East
Parking is very limited and you are encouraged to arrive early.
You must have a ticket to be admitted to the Opening Ceremony. Your welcome kit contains your ticket with your seat number.
Concession stands will be open and Games merchandise will be for sale at the Fort William Gardens
Wednesday, February 26 – Symposium at 5:30pm; evening events will start at 6:30 pm
DaVinci Centre, 340 Waterloo Street
You must have a ticket to be admitted to the Friends & Family dinner. If you registered online, your dinner ticket will be in your welcome kit.
Games merchandise will be available for purchase at the DaVinci during the dinner.
Please visit the link below for things to see and do in Thunder Bay and for great restaurant information. Skip the Dishes is available in Thunder Bay. Visit Thunder Bay