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.

guelph.ca/winterfest

 

What

Winterfest 2015

Who

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, 52 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
3:30-7:30 p.m.
Moonlight tobogganing

Kortright Hills Neighbourhood Group
Mollison Park, 85 Downey Road (behind Kortright Hills Public School)
1-3 p.m.
Skating, scavenger hunt, snow/ice sculptures, snowman building, snow painting and hot chocolate

North Riverside (Waverley) Neighbourhood Group
Waverley Public School, 140 Waverley Drive
12:30-2:30 p.m.
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)
1-4 p.m.
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
2-4 p.m.
Skating and outdoor games. Indoor games planned for poor weather

Sunny Acres Residents
Sunny Acres Park, 45 Edinburgh Road North
1-3 p.m.
Barbecue, skating and hot chocolate

Two Rivers Neighbourhood Group
Lyon Park, 299 York Road
1-3:30 p.m.
Skating, hot chocolate and snow painting

West Willow Wood Neighbourhood Group
Westwood Public School, 495 Willow Road
1-4 p.m.
Skating, tobogganing, outdoor games, indoor games and entertainment, face painting and hot chocolate

When

Monday, February 16

For more information

Kelly Guthrie
Community Engagement Coordinator
Public Services
519-822-1260 extension 2677
kelly.guthrie@guelph.ca