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January 2020

Toronto Light Festival

Sunday, January 19 - Sunday, March 1
The Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill Street Street
Toronto, ON M5A 3C4 Canada

The Toronto Light Festival offers a visual journey and a playful adventure throughout the walking streets of The Distillery District. During the cold, dark days of winter, The Toronto Light Festival offers visitors a reason to bundle up, get outside and celebrate the season, creativity and life in the big city. The Festival, now in its third year exhibits local and international light artists. Artworks are curated to educate, warm hearts, inspire or just put a smile on visitors faces.

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Blue Jays Winterfest

Sunday, January 19
Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way
Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J1 Canada
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Toronto Blue Jays Winter Fest presented by TD returns to Rogers Centre on Saturday, Jan. 18 and Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. Thanks to overwhelming excitement from Blue Jays™ fans, Winter Fest is returning for its third straight year, featuring two full days of baseball fun and winter festivities. Activities include Blue Jays current player, alumni, and rookie appearances; SN personalities; Jr. Jays™ activities; live entertainment; historic memorabilia; ballpark tours; and much more. Plus, the first 12,000 fans attending Winter Fest…

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The Art of Winter Festival

Friday, January 24 - Saturday, January 25
Downtown Collingwood, Hurontario Street
Collingwood, Ontario Canada
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Winter happens in Collingwood and embracing it is a Collingwood art form. Join friends and family at THE ART OF WINTER FESTIVAL January 24-26, when Collingwood turns into a snowy canvas for creativity, activity and connectivity. Central Park and the Collingwood Trails Network play host to daytime fun and nighttime magic including professional snow carving, children’s games, snowshoe treks, Rock the Rink moonlit skate and Watchful Eyes flashlight-powered scavenger hunt. Don't miss the Amateur Snow Sculpting Contest, Saturday, January 25,…

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Bracebridge Fire & Ice Festival

Bracebridge Fire and Ice Festival

Saturday, January 25 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Bracebridge in Muskoka, Manitoba Street
Bracebridge, ON Canada
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The Bracebridge Fire and Ice Festival is a newly formed festival in Downtown core of Bracebridge. The festival will offer a unique approach to a traditional winter carnival.

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February 2020

Richmond Hill Winter Carnival

Saturday, February 1 - Sunday, February 2
Mill Pond, 321 Mill Street
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 7W6 Canada
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The Richmond Hill Winter Carnival is a weekend of affordable fun and entertainment organized by volunteers to celebrate the community of Richmond Hill in a welcoming atmosphere.

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Barrie Winterfest – Festival of Fire & Ice

Saturday, February 1 - Sunday, February 2
Barrie winterfest

The City of Barrie proudly presents Barrie Winterfest, one of the Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario! Grab your mittens and celebrate winter with us on February 1st & 2nd in Heritage Park in Downtown Barrie. This great family event includes Polar Bear Dip, Soup's On, Skating, Ice Sculptures, Lumberjack Show and much more! Activites: Outdoor Fun at Heritage Park & Memorial Square General Activities Ice Sculptures Lumberjack Shows Maple Taffy Snow Sculptures Try Snowshoeing & Curling! Speaking of Wildlife Walking…

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Bloor-Yorkville Icefest

Saturday, February 8 - Sunday, February 9
The Village of Yorkville Park, 115 Cumberland Street
Toronto, ON M5R 1A6 Canada
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Celebrate winter with the 15th annual Bloor-Yorkville Icefest on Saturday, February 8th and Sunday, February 9th throughout the Village of Yorkville Park and surrounding area. A free public event, patrons can expect a wide variety of uniquely designed ice sculptures and rad winter activities for the duration of the weekend. This year, all things 80’s are retro-cool again with the “Awesome 80’s” theme transforming the neighbourhood into a one-of-a-kind display of over 70,000 lbs. of ice sculpted into ice sculptures…

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Friday, February 14 - Monday, February 17
Discovery Harbour, 93 Jury Drive
Penetanguishene, ON Canada
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The Town of Penetanguishene’s Winterama event kicks off on Friday, February 14th with a large fireworks display and live outdoor music by local area bands, ice-carvings, the Fire-Guy will be there juggling fire and movie look-alike characters will be roaming the historic site. The fun continues for the entire weekend including Monday, February 17th (Family Day 12 noon until 4pm).

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Snowman Mania

Friday, February 14 - Monday, February 17
Wasaga Beach Rec Plex, 1724 Mosley Street
Wasaga Beach, ON L9Z 1Z7 Canada

Snowman Mania started as a Snowman Building Competition 14 years ago and has evolved into a much loved, four day, family Winter Festival during the Family Day weekend! Join us for a fun filled winter wonderland! Buttons, $2.00, are required for all ages. Buttons available in Wasaga Beach at the following locations before the event: Town Hall, RecPlex, Foodland, YMCA, Beach Builders Home Hardware, Chamber of Commerce and the Public Library. Limited buttons are available for purchase at event locations! Get…

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2020 Friday Harbour Resort Ice Sculpting Competition

Saturday, February 15 - Sunday, February 16
Friday Harbour Resort, 3999 Friday Drive
Innisfil, Ontario Canada
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Visit Friday Harbour Resort (Innisfil, ON) this Family Day Weekend for an EXCITING Ice Sculpting Competition, Winter Market on the Pier, Live Music, Buskers, Food Trucks and lots of free family entertainment and fun!

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Snowflakes & Starlight

Saturday, February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Memorial Park, Stouffville, Burkholder St. & Park Dr.
Stouffville, Ontario L4A 1G5 Canada
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Come join us on the Saturday (February 15th) of the Family Day weekend for a magical evening of fire-eating, ice sculptures, stilt walking, food, and a spectacular fireworks finale! Fireworks will begin at 8pm. This is a FREE family event - all are welcome!

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Family Day Winter Fair @ the McMichael

Monday, February 17
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave.
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J 1C0 Canada
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Enjoy Family Day as a family! Art workshops, outdoor activities and a "Khool" show: Chris McKhool’s FiddleFire! Kids Show 2 to 3 pm | Gallery 8 | Free with admission Dance, clap and sing-along to award-winning musician Chris McKhool and friends as they introduce and play rare percussion instruments from around the globe! Families will be encouraged to scat-sing, become a rhythm section and join McKhool on-stage as they are introduced to several musical styles including rumba flamenca, gypsy-jazz, blues,…

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Aurora’s Arctic Adventure

Monday, February 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aurora Town Park, Wells St
Aurora, ON L4G Canada
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Join family, friends and neighbours at Aurora's Arctic Adventure on Monday, February 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Aurora Town Park, located at Mosley and Wells Streets. Family Activities  Choose from a host of family activities, including: Professional Ice Carving Outdoor Winter Games Outdoor Skating (helmets strongly recommended) Mini Snow Tubing Live Entertainment Inflatables and Body Zorbs Please note: All activities are weather-permitting.

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DUKE on Ice Family Winterfest

Monday, February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Champagne Centre, 2 Champagne Drive
Toronto, ON Canada

The one-of-its-kind family fun event in winter in North York with food, music, ice-skating, and free giveaways on this Family Day! Admission is free. Come with your family and friends for an afternoon full of treats, music, giveaways and fun! Free Activities: -Indoor skating -Raffle draw -Free entertainment for families -Games and activities -Giveaways and more!

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March 2020

Sugar Shack TO, presented by Redpath

Saturday, March 14 - Sunday, March 15
Sugar Beach, 11 Dockside Drive
Toronto, Ontario M5A 1B6 Canada
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Toronto’s urban cabane à sucre experience returns to the waterfront for a sweet weekend of winter fun and plenty of fresh maple syrup. Tap into your true Canadian self this March Break at the 5th annual Sugar Shack TO, presented by Redpath! With real maple taffy, Lumberjack show, interactive ice activities, delicious maple infused food and more, there is something for the whole family! Join us to kick off March Break in the sweetest way, March 14-15, 2020! WHEN Saturday,…

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