Admission Prices

Adult 18+, Students 13 - 17, Seniors 65+, Children 3 - 12

Day Passes:  Adults $10, Student / Seniors $6, Children $5

Weekend Passes:  Adults $20, Students & Seniors $12, Children $10

 

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Its that time of year again where Nickel Days Volunteers are busy putting together the festival for Thompsonites and our surrounding neighbours.  The Nickel Days Committee is looking forward to a great event.

LOCATION: 

THOMPSON REGIONAL COMMUNITY CENTRE

2019 Headliner:  

TO BE ANNOUNCED! 

Parade Theme:  TBA

ATTENTION ENTERTAINERS!


Nickel Days is currently seeking musicians / bands for the 2017 Stage Show and Nickel Days Concert/Social. Interested parties can submit a proposal via email by 4:30 pm March 31st, 2017 to the Entertainment Chair:
Tamy Burton
Tamy@furtherdetails.ca

Please include basic background on yourself / your band including genre, videos of past gigs if available, quote and travel expenses (if applicable) to play any or all of the following:
Friday Stage Show
Saturday afternoon Stage Show
Nickel Days Concert/Social opening act (band one)
Nickel Days Concert/Social opening act (band two)

The Nickel Days Committee will review and consider estimates factoring in cost, genre and alignment with the Nickel Days brand when choosing entertainers. Preference may be given to local entertainers. Nickel Days reserves the right to decline any and all applicants.

Nickel Days is an annual summer event in Thompson, Mb including a midway, stage show, booths, softball tournament, parade and National King Miner Contest plus many more family friendly events. Nickel Days is run by a volunteer board of directors.


Welcome!

We are pleased to welcome you to the NickelDays.ca website. Please feel free to browse our site, including our Events, Schedule and Sponsors pages.  Check out our Gallery page, where you can share photos from your Nickel Days experience.

  • NICKEL DAYS 2019 EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - PHOTOGRAPHER(S)

    Nickel Days is seeking a photographer/photographers to join our team for the 2019 event (June 20-23, 2019) and some promotional events leading up to the event. Interested individuals should submit a brief expression of interest to the Marketing Chair – Charlene Kissick via email at charlene@furtherdetails.ca prior to April 26, 2019.

    Please include:

    • Contact details
    • Brief statement of relevant experience
    • Availability
    • References
    • Identify a process for delivery of the images
    • Cost OR ability to provide in a volunteer capacity

    The Nickel Days Committee will review and consider all EOI factoring in experience, cost, availability and alignment with the Nickel Days brand when choosing a photographer. Nickel Days reserves the right to decline any and all submissions.

    Nickel Days is an annual summer event in Thompson, Mb including a midway, stage show, booths, softball tournament, parade and National King Miner Contest plus many more family friendly events. Nickel Days is run by a volunteer board of directors.

    For more details - 2019 EOI 

  • Tell us who you want to see headline the 2019 Nickel Days concert / social!

    Take the POLL!

  • Nickel Days 2019 CALL FOR ENTERTAINERS NOW OPEN

    Nickel Days is seeking musicians / bands for the 2019 Stage Show and Nickel Days Concert/Social. Interested parties can submit a proposal via email by 4:30 pm March 29th, 2019 to the Entertainment Chair - Tamy Burton via email tamy@furtherdetails.ca

    Please include backgrounder on yourself / your band including genre, videos of past gigs if available, quote and travel expenses (if applicable) to play any or all of the following:

    • Friday Stage Show
    • Saturday afternoon Stage Show
    • Nickel Days Concert/Social opening act (band one)
    • Nickel Days Concert/Social opening act (band two)
    • Other

    The Nickel Days Committee will review and consider estimates factoring in cost, genre and alignment with the Nickel Days brand when choosing entertainers. Preference may be given to local entertainers. Nickel Days reserves the right to decline any and all applicants.

     Nickel Days is an annual summer event in Thompson, Mb including a midway, stage show, booths, softball tournament, parade and National King Miner Contest plus many more family friendly events. Nickel Days is run by a volunteer board of directors.

  • NEW!!!! Outdoor NICKEL STAGE!

    Nickel Days is pleased to add to the 2018 festivities our outdoor NICKEL STAGE!!! Located on the track directly across from the CA overhead doors, the Nickel Stage will have local talent playing Saturday and Sunday (noon - 6:30 pm). Many thanks to Music Makers for bringing this Nickel Days addition to life!!   

    SATURDAY, June 23, 2018
    12:00 noon  DJ Music
    1:00 pm       Brendan Rhodes
    2:00 pm       Jeannette Kimball
    3:00 pm       Jasyn Lucas
    4:00 pm       John Ham
    5:00 pm       Between the Ditches
    6:00 pm       Aurora Dance Group

    SUNDAY, June 24, 2018
    12:00 noon  Kids Karoake Contest registration opens
    1:00 pm       Kids Karaoke Contest, sponsored by Baaco's Bar & Grill
    3:00 pm       4 Joes
    4:00 pm       Bola
    5:00 pm       Poetry in Motion
    6:00 pm       Mike Haggith

  • BIG WRECK to Headline 2018 Nickel Days

    Nickel Days is thrilled to announce our 2018 concert headliner as the Multi-platinum selling Canadian Rockers Big Wreck!  Mark your calendars for the Nickel Days social - June 23, 2018.  You don't want to miss this great northern event!!

     


  • ATTENTION ENTERTAINERS!

    Nickel Days is currently seeking musicians / bands for the 2018 Stage Show and Nickel Days Concert/Social. Interested parties can submit a proposal via email by 4:30 pm March 31st, 2018 to the Entertainment Chair.  Tamy Burton via email tamy@furtherdetails.ca

    Please include basic background on yourself / your band including genre, videos of past gigs if available, quote and travel expenses (if applicable) to play any or all of the following:

    Friday Stage Show

    Saturday afternoon Stage Show

    Nickel Days Concert/Social opening act (band one)

    Nickel Days Concert/Social opening act (band two)

    The Nickel Days Committee will review and consider estimates factoring in cost, genre and alignment with the Nickel Days brand when choosing entertainers. Preference may be given to local entertainers. Nickel Days reserves the right to decline any and all applicants.

    Nickel Days is an annual summer event in Thompson, Mb including a midway, stage show, booths, softball tournament, parade and National King Miner Contest plus many more family friendly events. Nickel Days is run by a volunteer board of directors.

  • $16,000 in cash prizes will be awarded in 2017 King Miner Contest!

    Come see Canada's toughest miners do their thing! The National King Miner Contest is back again for Nickel Days! Saturday, June 24th, 2017 (beginning at 9:00 am) watch amazing feats of strength and skill as competitors vie for the coveted title of National King Miner, along with $16,000 of cash prizes! Want in? Registration is $70, drop by and sign up at the USW Local 6166 office at 19 Elizabeth Drive. Contestants and judges are urged to attend a Rules and Regulations meeting at 7:00 pm on Friday, June 23 at the Union Hall. Contestants must register before 8:30 am on Saturday. 

  • Thank you to our generous sponsors!

    MAJOR SPONSORS ($2,500+)
    University College of the North, City of Thompson, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, Calm Air, NCI, Greyhound, Gardewine North, 102.9 FM Arctic Radio, Arctic Beverages, United Rentals, Red's Septic, Thompson Citizen, Shaw, Province of Manitoba, Vale, Smooks

    SPONSORS ($1,000 - $2,499)
    MTS/Bell, KNC Electric, Twin Motors, RBC Royal Bank, Manitoba Hydro, Quality Inn & Suites, United Steelworkers Local 6166, Rock Country GM, Waste Management, Settarc Welding, The Brick

    DONORS ($750 - $999)
    Boston Pizza, Home Hardware, MDS Aerotest

    FRIENDS ($500-749)
    Law North, Sapach Trucking

    SUPPORTERS ($100 - $499)
    Best Western Hotel & Suites Thompson, Don Johnson Jewellers, Community Futures North Central Development, Stittco Utilities, Wonton Place, Crazy Pete's, Northland Funeral Services, Thompson Seniors Council, Giant Tiger, Robins Donuts

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NATIONAL KING MINER CONTEST

Register for the 2018 King Miner Contest at the USW Local 6166 office, 19 Elizabeth Drive by 8:30am, Saturday, June 23rd 

Lion's Club PARADE REGISTRATION

2019 Parade Registration Form - COMING SOON

Entries must be on site at 9am.  Late entries may not be judged

Parade begins at 10am

BOOTH REGISTRATION

2018 application

All booth applications must be approved in writing prior to confirmation of participation.

Manitoba Health: Registration Form - Temporary Food Booth

Locate at the Manitoba Health form at the end of the document under: Temporary Food Service Establishment Guideline