Top 5 Ways To Enjoy The Last Bit Of Winter In Canada

You'll survive the end of the season by enjoying one of these great wintertime festivals.

Jennifer Coxby Jennifer Cox

Winter is loooong in the Great White North, but it’s tolerable when you take part in one of these top 5 ways to enjoy the last bit of winter in Canada.

Festival du Voyageur (Winnipeg, MB)

From the wood carving challenge to music, a brewmaster’s lunch and so much more, check out the Festival du Voyageur in Winnipeg. There’s tons to see and do to distract you from the frigid temperatures.

Winterlude (Ottawa, ON)

On till February 20th, you can take in ice sculptures or skate on the longest rink in the world, the Rideau Canal. There’s always something to do in the Capital Region of Canada. Don’t forget to indulge in a Beaver Tail!

Winter Carnival (Quebec City, QC)

There’s still time to check out Quebec City’s biggest winter event, Winter Carnival, which is on until February 25th. With a full slate of activities, you’ll find something for everyone here.

World Ski & Snowboard Festival (Whistler, BC)

Happening late in the season (April April 7-16), this is one of the biggest winter draws of the whole season. There are free outdoor concerts, a demo park, film and photography contests, and loads more.

Yukon Sourdough Rendezvouz (Whitehorse, YT)

On from February 17-26, this uniquely Canadian event just kicked off and has a number of different schedules, for daytime and evening time as well as for kids. There’s everything at this wintry fest: cribbage tourneys, pub crawls, snow carving competitions, and even burlesque workshops.

Photo: Whistler World Ski & Snowboard Festival