Ongoing Events

Laurentian Valley - Alice in Wonderland
Starts: Jan 23rd, 2015 8:00 am
Ends: Jan 31st, 2015 4:00 pm
Winter Blues Series 2015
Starts: Dec 27th, 2014 9:00 pm
Ends: Mar 21st, 2015 9:00 pm
Hockey in the Valley: Then & Now
Starts: Feb 28th, 2015 12:00 pm
Ends: Apr 11th, 2015 5:00 pm

Upcoming Events

Jan 23-31

Laurentian Valley - Alice in Wonderland

Alice & Fraser Recreation Centre & Timberline Snowmobile Club
Laurentian Valley, ON
Upper Ottawa Valley

Starts: Jan 23rd, 2015 8:00 am
Ends: Jan 31st, 2015 4:00 pm

laurentianvalleytwsp.on.ca

Festivals & Events Winter Adventure

Adult Comedy Night, Hockey Tournament, Western Dance featuring Nelson Colt & the Riders with local fiddler Ben Rutz, Teen Glow in the Snow Dance, Kid's Activities including Mad Science show brought to you by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, cupcake decorating, sliding, skating, Adult Bingo, Family Game & Movie Nights, Potluck, Snowshoeing, Texas Hold'em Tournament, Snowball Tournament, Snowmobile Poker Run, and Logger Sports Demonstration. All events require a $2 button, which are entered into a draw for 1st-$500, 2nd-$300, 3rd-$200.

Cost: $2.00

Jan 25-31

Loyalist Township Winter Carnival

Loyalist Township
Land O' Lakes

Starts: Jan 25th, 2015 8:00 am
Ends: Jan 31st, 2015 4:00 pm

Loyalist.ca.

Festivals & Events Winter Adventure

Get out and be active this winter in Loyalist Township. A number of great activities are happening in the township, including Winer Fun in Wilton, Community Dinners, Christmas Tree Bonfire, Outdoor Skating Party, and more! All outdoor events are in need of cooperative weather. If the forecast looks questionable, please call 613-561-6628. The Winter Carnival is proudly presented by the Loyalist Township Recreation Services Department.

Jan 30-31

Pakenham Frost Festival


Upper Ottawa Valley

Starts: Jan 30th, 2015 12:00 pm
Ends: Jan 31st, 2015 5:00 pm

exploremississippimills.ca

Winter Adventure Festivals & Events

Winter fun with many events for all to enjoy! Dress warmly and bring the whole family – there’s something for all ages.

Jan 31

David Francey in Concert

Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion
Haliburton , ON
Haliburton Highlands

Date: Jan 31st, 2015 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm

haliburtonfolk.com

Festivals & Events

Three time Juno award winner, David Francey will be performing at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion in Haliburton on Saturday, January 31st 7:30 pm .  SOCAN magazine describes Francey as "a consummate craftsman… one of the biggest stars of Canadian folk music".  Cassidy Glecoff accompanied by Chad Ingram and Tim Tofflemire will open for Francey.  Tammy Rea will be MC. The art of local visual artists will be on display. Tickets are available at  www.madeinhaliburton.ca , Halco Electronics in Haliburton and The Organic Times in Minden.  For more information call (705) 754-FOLK or visit www.haliburtonfolk.com

Cost: $25/$20 for Members and Students

For more information, contact:
Haliburton County Folk Society
moc.klofnotrubilah]ta[ofni
(705) 754-FOLK

Jan-Feb 30-01

Frosty Fling Winter Carnival


Upper Ottawa Valley

Starts: Jan 30th, 2015 5:30 pm
Ends: Feb 1st, 2015 3:00 pm

lanarkcivitan.com

Winter Adventure Festivals & Events

Shake off any winter blues by celebrating winter with a variety of activities for the whole family at the Frosty Fling Winter Carnival taking place on January 30th – February 1st, 2015! This annual family event features skating and costumes.

For more information, contact:
(613) 259-2220

Jan-Feb 30-01

Marmora SnoFest


Starts: Jan 30th, 2015 9:00 am
Ends: Feb 1st, 2015 9:00 pm

marmorasnofest.ca

Winter Adventure

Drawing on the adventurous tradition of sled dog racing, Marmora SnoFest has been celebrating a love of dogs, sport and community for over 36 years. SnoFest continues to be a destination for stellar sled dog racing and skijoring, attracting world-class competitors from Canada and beyond, and offers programming (such as talent shows, chainsaw carving, weight pulls, bonfires and more) to entertain the whole family. SnoFest happens the first weekend in February every year.

Cost: Free

For more information, contact:
moc.liamg]ta[riahc.tsefons

Feb 07

Logger Sports Festival

Round Lake Recreation Park
Upper Ottawa Valley

Date: Feb 7th, 2015 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

killaloe-hagarty-richards.ca

Winter Adventure Festivals & Events

Experience the beauty of Round Lake Recreation Park dressed in its winter magic. The quiet solitude of the park will be broken by the sound of chainsaws as local loggers compete in several events. The saw dust will fly as the loggers are challenged with precision, speed and creativity.

For more information, contact:
(613) 757-2300

Feb 07

Forester's Falls Winter Carnival

Forester's Falls, ON
Upper Ottawa Valley

Date: Feb 7th, 2015 8:30 am to 8:00 pm

Winter Adventure Festivals & Events

Come join us!


8:30 – 10:30 • Pancake Breakfast Adults $6.00
• Children Under 12 $4.00
9:00 - 11:00 • Snowmobile Poker Run Registration ($10 per hand)
• All ages Snowshoeing 50-50 – $5 per adult, bring your own snowshoes
• Children’s indoor events at the rink sponsored by the Whitewater Region Public Library for Family Literacy Day
11:00 – 12:00 • Stretching Reality - Magic of Steve Anthony - Magic for all ages
11:00 – 4:00 • Meals are served until closing
12:00-1:00 • Under 12 Fun Hockey
1:00-2:00 • Children’s Games
2:00-2:30 • Young at Heart Games
2:00-3:00 • Teen Hockey - Ages 12-18, bring your skates & stick
• Air Hockey and Pool Tournament ** Only if weather is bad **
3:00 – 4:00 • Free skating
3:00 • Poker Run Winners
4:00 • 50/50 Winner + Jelly Bean Guess Winner

7:00 • Family Bingo at the Orange Hall
• Play 25 games for $12.50 adult $6.25 child

For more information, contact:
(613) 646-2706

Feb 14

Frost Festival


Haliburton Highlands

Date: Feb 14th, 2015 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

frostfest.ca

Winter Adventure Festivals & Events

Dress in your most comfortable Haliburton winter attire and come out with family and friends and enjoy a full day of outdoor fun and recreation at Head Lake Park in Haliburton Village. Events include a Polar Bear dip, horse wagon rides and dogsledding.

For more information, contact:
ac.tseftsorf]ta[ofni
(705) 457-1740

Feb 14-15

Fire & Ice


Ottawa Valley South

Starts: Feb 14th, 2015 12:00 pm
Ends: Feb 15th, 2015 12:00 am

perthtourism.ca

Festivals & Events Winter Adventure

Embrace winter in Heritage Perth with our Fire & Ice event! The event features:

12 pm - 4 pm - Family fun at Conlon Farm, including skating, winter games and tobogganing.

3 pm - Sweetheart 5K Fun Run ($20 per person or $30 per couple)

7 pm - 12 am - Icebar, Bonfire and Music with Riq Turner at the Crstal Palace ($5 Cover Charge)

For more information, contact:
(613) 267-1947

Feb 15

Red and White FlagFest

Memorial Fields and Giant Flag Pole
429 Laurier Blvd.
Brockville, ON
Land O' Lakes

Date: Feb 15th, 2015 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

brockvilleflagfest.com

Festivals & Events Arts, Culture & Heritage Winter Adventure

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of our flag with family fun! Organized by the 50 Years Of Our Flag Committee, Red and White FlagFest is a winter carnival and festival aimed at all ages as we celebrate the 50th year of our Canadian Flag. Including great activities like fireworks, a team scavenger hunt, comedy show, and sledding races, there's something for everyone here. So grab your flags, sport your red and white, and come join us for an amazing time!

Cost: $4-$15

Feb 13-15

Dwight Winter Carnival


Starts: Feb 13th, 2015 9:00 am
Ends: Feb 15th, 2015 9:00 pm

https://facebook.com/DwightWinterCa…

Winter Adventure

Many great attractions and shows to entertain both young and old, includes shinny, carnival-style games for kids ages 10 and under, a pancake breakfast, fishing tournament, snow sculpture contest, a carnival costume dance, vendors and more.

Feb 20-21

Dorset Snowball Winter Carnival


Starts: Feb 20th, 2015 9:00 am
Ends: Feb 21st, 2015 5:00 pm

dorsetsnowball.com

Festivals & Events Winter Adventure

Besides the amazing snow sculptures, the Dorset Snowball Carnival hosts a bevy of winter activities such as a pancake breakfast, skating, snowball throwing game, chainsaw carving demo, minnow races, horse-drawn wagon rides, Mini Snowmobile rides, Snow Snake Games, Children's Broomball Tournament, hockey shoot-out, kids vs adult hockey game, snowshoe races, Hockey Night in Dorset and more! Come visit us.

For more information, contact:
moc.llabwonstesrod]ta[ofni
(705) 766-9968

Feb-Mar 28-01

Bonnechere Cup 2015

Eganville, ON
Upper Ottawa Valley

Starts: Feb 28th, 2015 1:00 pm
Ends: Mar 1st, 2015 4:00 pm

bonnecherecup.ca

Winter Adventure Snowmobiling Festivals & Events

For the past 40 years, we have hosted professional ice oval snowmobile racing at our track!

Some of the greatest names in snowmobiling history have experienced the ‘thrill of victory and the agony of defeat’ right here at our track. Names like Lee, Vandolder, Riemenschneider, Wahl, Vessair and of course, Villeneuve, have all shaped the course of their careers at the Bonnechere Cup.

It has become one of the most elusive and coveted prizes in snowmobile racing! In 2014, history was made again, as the top drivers chased down another $24,000 + prize purse.

Cost: $20 per day/ $30 weekend pass

For more information, contact:
moc.liamg]ta[pucerehcennob
(613) 628-3707

Mar 07

March Meltdown


Upper Ottawa Valley

Date: Mar 7th, 2015 8:30 am to 2:00 pm

twp.beckwith.on.ca

Winter Adventure Festivals & Events

The Beckwith Youth Committee is hosting a March Meltdown (Winter Carnival) on Saturday March 7th, 2015 – Fun for all Ages!!
8:30am – 10:00am Pancake Breakfast at the Brunton Community Hall, 1702 9th Line Beckwith  10:30am – 2:00pm Activities at the Beckwith Park, 1319 9th Line Beckwith: Horse Drawn Sleigh/Wagon Rides, Bonfire & Music, Canteen, Tug of War, Scavenger Hunt, Snow Painting, Tobogganing  (Bring your Toboggan)  1:00pm – 2:00pm Public Skating at the Beckwith Recreation Complex, 1319 9th Line Beckwith Chili Cook Off Come register your pot of Chili in the Chili Cook off.

For more information, contact:
(613) 257-1539

Dec-Mar 27-21

Winter Blues Series 2015

Calabogie Peaks Resort
30 Barrett Chute Road
Calabogie, ON
Upper Ottawa Valley

Starts: Dec 27th, 2014 9:00 pm
Ends: Mar 21st, 2015 9:00 pm

calabogie.com/events/blues-series/w…

Festivals & Events Winter Adventure Arts, Culture & Heritage

It's the return of Calabogie Peaks' Winter Blues Series. Catch some of the best live blues performers take the stage at Black Donald's for some apres ski good times.

Cost: Free

Mar-Apr 30-01

SEC 2015: It's Game On!

Sheraton Centre Toronto

Starts: Mar 30th, 2015 9:00 pm
Ends: Apr 1st, 2015 9:00 pm

canadiansporttourism.com

Canada’s largest annual gathering of sport, tourism professionals and event management firms, Sport Events Congress attracts over 300 delegates each year. Held in the month of April, Sport Events Congress’ flagship element is the popular Sport Events Exchange, a business-to-business events marketplace where events rights holders have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with municipal representatives interested in hosting events in their communities.

Feb-Apr 28-11

Hockey in the Valley: Then & Now

South of 60 Arts Centre
Barry's Vay, ON
Upper Ottawa Valley

Starts: Feb 28th, 2015 12:00 pm
Ends: Apr 11th, 2015 5:00 pm

Winter Adventure Festivals & Events

On frozen ponds, backyard rinks and arenas, hockey has been played in the valley for over a century. This exhibition looks back at our own hockey history and features contemporary art inspired by The Game.

For more information, contact:
(613) 756-5885

Aug 08-09

The Perth Lions Garlic Festival

Perth Fairgrounds
Halton & Arthur Streets
Perth, Ontario, ON
Ottawa Valley South

Starts: Aug 8th, 2015 9:00 pm
Ends: Aug 9th, 2015 4:00 pm

perthgarlicfestival.com

Festivals & Events

The Perth Lions Garlic Festival has a little something for everyone: Cooking Demonstrations Garlic Flavoured Foods Fresh Garlic For Sale Garlic Braiding "Birds of Prey" Wine & Beer Tasting Local Silent Art Auction.

Cost: $5 (under 12 years free)