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Sault Sainte Marie
Town by the Lake Superior is most often referred as the Soo or the Sault, Sault Sainte Marie is located on the rapids of the St. Marys River between Lakes Superior and Huron. Is the third largest city in northern Ontario. City is linked to its twin city in American territories, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. by road and a rail bridge. United States and Canada each operate a part of Soo Canals.
There are various places and events you should be going to while visiting Sault Sainte Marie. Events are spread throughout the year so it will be a good idea to check the local tourist support centre.
The Canadian bushplane heritage Centre is working hard to preserve the history of Bush flying and forest Protection in Canada. Heritage centre works closely with volunteers to preserve, restore and display the floatplanes, bushplanes, forest fire fighting equipments and other forestry related artefacts. Heritage centre is a symbol of pride for the city as it displays achievements of Canadas aviation and forest fire fighting pioneers.
Every February Sault Ste. Marie is lit with the festivities of Bon Soo winter carnival. You can not miss the rejuvenating cultural festivities during Bon Soo carnival. 100,000 of people visit Sault Ste. Marie every year during the Bon Soo Ontario Winter Carnival.
Carnival is the time when Sault soo sees the snow madness. It was first celebrated in 1964 and ever since it popularity is growing rapidly, now the festival occupies a large area of the downtown. All major streets get busy during the ten days of Bon Soo, activities take place from Memorial Gardens to Station Mall and beyond.
Alogoma Fall festival attracts national and international performing artists to Sault Ste. Marie. Most famous venues for the live performances during the festival are the Kiwanis Community Theatre and the landmark Central United Church, each has a capacity of accommodating approximately 1000 people and shows are all sold out.
The Musical Comedy Guild is famous for producing high quality theatrical performances. The Guild welcomes fans of performing arts on one, and sometimes two, amateur musical theatre productions throughout the year.
Third weekend of July is celebrated as a Community Day. Long weekend is filled with fun, large activity area is setup exclusively for children and a parade in the morning is a long awaited event by the locals. Event is organised by the local Rotary International Club and is called Rotary festival.
Famous Sault Ste. Marie Canal is part of the national historic sites of Canada. The canal is last link in Canadian navigation system stretching from St. Lawrence River to Lake Superior. It has the worlds longest lock which is operated by electricity. Many recreational activities take place here which attracts many.
Summer adventure programmes are offered through Mondays to Fridays in which you can enjoy picnic and walk on the Atikamek trails. Special tours are arranged for children in which they are greeted by the tour interpreter dressed in special costume. They are showed how the lock works and they can participate in a fun filled question and answer puzzle activity. You can also construct a take - home souvenir.
Casino Sault Sainte Marie is another main attraction for visitors. Casino includes 100 seat restaurant and a bar. Its 35000 square foot gaming area includes 450 slot machines and 21 game tables. Most of the customers in Casino come from United states of America.
Mostly because the drinking age in Ontario is 19 as opposed to most of other cities where drinks are not served to under 21s. Another main attraction for people to come to Casino is that Canadian government does not tax gambling winnings.