A great community event!
Celebrate the Canadian winter with family fun at Winterfest
Guelph, ON, February 5, 2015 – On Family Day, February 16, put on your warmest hats, scarves and gloves, grab your family and friends, and join your neighbours to celebrate Guelph’s 20th annual Winterfest.
Winterfest activities, which range from skating to snow painting, are volunteer-led and organized by community and neighbourhood groups and supported by the City of Guelph and Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition. Admission is free.
City of Guelph
Market Square, 1 Carden Street, and 10 Carden Street
10 a.m.-10 p.m. (skating in Market Square)
11 a.m.-1 p.m. (indoor family activities at 10 Carden Street)
West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Road
1-4 p.m. (family activities)
2-3:30 p.m. (free skate)
Guelph Civic Museum, 2 Norfolk Street
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Indoor activities (Please note: Museum admission by donation)
Hanlon Creek Neighbourhood Group
Hanlon Creek Splash Pad Park
Kortright Hills Neighbourhood Group
Mollison Park, 85 Downey Road (behind Kortright Hills Public School)
Skating, scavenger hunt, snow/ice sculptures, snowman building, snow painting and hot chocolate
North Riverside (Waverley) Neighbourhood Group
Waverley Public School, 140 Waverley Drive
Outdoor games, winter sports and skating, and warm winter treats.
Our Three Bridges Neighbourhood Group
Royal City Park, 139 Gordon Street (east of the river)
Broom Ball, ice sculpture, snow painting, music, tug-of-war, bowling, skating, hot chocolate and music
Parkwood Neighbourhood Group
Gateway Drive Public School, 33 Gateway Drive
Skating and outdoor games. Indoor games planned for poor weather
Sunny Acres Residents
Sunny Acres Park, 45 Edinburgh Road North
Barbecue, skating and hot chocolate
Two Rivers Neighbourhood Group
Lyon Park, 299 York Road
Skating, hot chocolate and snow painting
West Willow Wood Neighbourhood Group
Westwood Public School, 495 Willow Road
Skating, tobogganing, outdoor games, indoor games and entertainment, face painting and hot chocolate
Monday, February 16
For more information
Community Engagement Coordinator
519-822-1260 extension 2677