“The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down
Of the big lake they called Gitche Gumee…”
— Gordon Lightfoot, “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald”
A Lewiston tradition, now in its tenth year, honoring the crew that perished with the The SS Edmund Fitzgerald, the “Mighty Fitz”, the American Great Lakes freighter that sank during a ferocious storm on Lake Superior on November 10, 1975. Join us for two special events “when the skies of November turn gloomy…”
Thursday, November 2nd, 2023
Join us for an evening of remembrance, storytelling, friendship, art and music, all celebrated with a special brew and delicious eats at the Brickyard Brewing Company.
Mighty Fitz 5K Race
Saturday, November 4, 2023
The Mighty Fitz 5K race will take runners through the Village of Lewiston, Artpark State Park and along the Niagara River waterfront. There will be a post race celebration and awards ceremony at the Brickyard with food, Gitchegumee beer specials, special edition “Mighty Fitz” commemorative t-shirts, and live music.