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January 31 to February 17, 2014
It's time to embrace and celebrate our unique, northern Canadian climate! Add some spice to your February weekends with North America's greatest winter festival. From ice carvings to 30' snow slides, Winterlude has an exciting variety of events and activities. See what else this festival has to offer—and get the most out of your Canadian winter in Canada's Capital Region.
Located at the Rideau Canal Skateway, the official launch site of Winterlude, Snowbowl delivers non-stop entertainment and daily performances.
From ice-carving competitions to a fire and ice performance, there's so much to see and do, you'll want to freeze the moment.
Head towards Jacques-Cartier Park for a day of snowy fun, where you'll find 30' snow slides and the biggest snow playground on the continent.
Taste of Winterlude
Sample some of the best cuisine in Ottawa, Gatineau and the region, and learn new cooking techniques from local chefs and more.