Muskoka Winter Carnivals

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Muskoka Winter Carnival Line-up

The Winter Carnival Season has Begun!

Our winter carnivals give us a chance to enjoy the fun and excitement that winter has to offer. These exciting weekends are a time to put on your winter gear, bundle up, and venture outside for a bright and cheerful winter afternoon, followed by a crisp and star-filled winter night!

Winter carnivals bring out the best in people and truly epitomize the quaint charm of Muskoka’s smaller towns. Come see for yourself how these events will keep you smiling throughout the day and leave you with lasting memories!

Bracebridge Fire & Ice Festival 

January 27, 2024
The “FIRE” features include  performances by talented fire artists and a spectacular fireworks display. Warm up around the many fire pits throughout the festival and enjoy a classic Muskoka treat,  on a open fire.  The “ICE” features include our , interactive ice displays, ice sculpture carvings, ice skating (BYOS) . 

Port Carling Winterfest

February 2 – 4, 2024
Port Carling celebrates winter in style, with fun and games for all ages! Family activities include skating on the Hanna Park skating trail, horse carriage rides in the snow, figure skating, children’s entertainment by Jam Sandwich, crazy carpet hill, log sawing contest and more!

Gravenhurst Winter Carnival

February 15 – 18, 2024 Ready for FOUR days of fun? Gravenhurst welcomes you for one of Muskoka’s most anticipated winter events. This longstanding Gravenhurst carnival features super-fun events including an all-new lumberjack demonstration, puddle jumps, kids’ events, polar bear dip, demolition derby, live entertainment and much more!

Dorset Snowball Winter Carnival

February 17 – 18, 2024 Dorset brings the community together for two days of family fun, and you’re invited! Families unite for a weekend of winter excitement that includes an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, the annual Dorset Snowball Parade, and a family skating party!

Huntsville Snowfest 

February 24, 2024

SnowFest is a dazzling one-day winter celebration on Saturday in River Mill Park. Get ready for a day filled with live music, buskers and on-ice performers, and interactive activities to keep everyone entertained.

Baysville Winterfest

February 19, 2024 Taking place on Monday of the Family Day weekend, this one day festival in Baysville has tons of fun activities for the kids.

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