Thunder at the Bay

Motorsports Extravaganza 2018
Saturday, August 18th & Sunday, August 19th, 2018 | CLE Grounds
$3 Admission | Free Parking

View Classics, Off Road, Cars, Trucks, Racing Bikes & Sleds, Imports, Sports Cars (New & Old), Work in Progress vehicles and much, much more.

See our demonstrations of various metal working techniques for the DIY auto enthusiasts.

General Information

  • Rain or Shine (No Refunds)
  • Spectator Admission is $3/day, children under 10 free
  • Free Spectator Parking
  • Limited Participant Camping on site (no hook ups) $20/day
  • Handicapped accessible grounds
  • Sponsor/Commercial Vendor areas
  • Separate Truck/Trailer Parking
  • Demos & Displays also in Coliseum Building


  • Live Entertainment by Rebel Spirit
  • Fashion Show by Hey Sailor
  • Inflatables
  • Coliseum Building Displays
  • 50/50 Draw in Support of Thunder Bay Boys & Girls Club
  • Antique Cars – Classics – Works in Progress – Jeeps – Demos – Trucks – Sleds – Radio Controlled Cars – Street Bikes
  • Food & Merchandise Vendors
  • Tire Burn Out
  • Ice Racers
  • CLE Racing History
  • Slalom Races
  • Engine Blow
  • Stock Cars
  • Rat Rods
  • Sports Cars
  • Pancake Breakfast

Bring out the whole family to see the largest car show in Nortwestern Ontario!

Show Schedule

  • TBA

Sponsors for Thunder at the Bay

Here is a partial listing of our Sponsors. Without these sponsors, Thunder at the Bay would not be possible. If you have a chance to visit any or all of our sponsors listed below, please tell them that you attended the Thunder at the Bay Motorsport Extravaganza.

A complete listing of the Sponsors will be posted at the show and will be included in all Swag Bags

  • Lakehead Motors
  • Thunder Bay Insulation
  • Autohome
  • Rainbow Printers
  • Buzzy’s Jerzee City
  • Minute Muffler
  • Dr. Robson (Chiropractor)
  • Equipment World
  • Aerosports Trampoline Parks
  • Bruno’s Constracting
  • Kilred Winding
  • Kal Tire
  • Tire Doctor
  • Sign Design
  • Garry’s Automotive
  • Great Canadian Oil Change
  • Prospector Steak House
  • Fat Guys
  • Perfect Parties
  • Daniar’s Automatic Transmission
  • Hupe Manufacturing
  • Alloy Technical Welding Services