Cruise Events 2020

Welcome to our Events 2020 info page. Our Events calendar is presently offline while it is being updated as our schedule develops. In the mean time, this page can be used to purchase Gift Certificates for Christmas or other special occasions, our annual Cruise for a Cause and Songwriter Showcase events co-hosted with Manitoulin Country Fest.

Ladies and gentlemen it is that time of year again! We are hard at work planning another summer of fun in the sun on the North Channel! Spoil your loved ones with a Gift Certificate for Christmas available on our website or by email. Our 2020 Cruise for a Cause is also now being released for purchase as is the Songwriter Showcase. Follow the link below to get yours! Our office has limited hours this time of year but you can certainly call and leave a message if you would like to buy over the phone. We will call you back asap.

Email: or call us at 705-368-3744

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Tickets: $110+hst

Click here to purchase tickets to Cruise for a Cause

Join us on our annual “Cruise For a Cause” fundraising dinner with Manitoulin Country Fest! Bringing you an exclusive, up close performance by one of Country’s hottest artists – Jason Blaine! Proceeds going to Manitoulin Health Center.

Blaine, oringinally from Pembroke, Ontario, earned CCMA nominations for Male Artist, Single of the Year, Songwriter, & Producer in 2012. “Life So Far” turned out three Top 10 singles, including On a Night Like This, Cool and They Don’t Make ’Em Like That Anymore, who won Single of the Year at the Canadian Country Music Awards, and whose video hit No. 1 on CMT Canada!

Dinner will be served ON SHORE at the Rendezvous Pavilion- West end of Little Current main docks. This is approximately 200m walk down the docks to the Grand Heron. Please let us know if you require assistance getting between the dinner pavilion and the boat.

For More information please visit the Manitoulin Country Fest website:

Songwriter Showcase

Tickets: $49 +hst

Click here to purchase tickets to Songwriter Showcase

Manitoulin Country Fest 2020 and North Channel Cruise Line are pleased to announce our annual Singer Songwriter Showcase aboard the Grand Heron. Performing artists include the legendary Carolyn Dawn Johnson! Other performing artists soon to be announced. As we listen to these talented artists perform their music and share their stories around the songs they have written, your venue will cruise the North Channel heading east of Little Current passing through the swing bridge and make its way out to the Strawberry Island Lighthouse.

Buffet barbeque lunch included. Bar service available. (cash or credit accepted, no debit)

Boarding: 10:30am – Departure: 10:50am sharp.