Orillia Winter Carnival

2014: Friday, February 27th to Sunday, March 1st

Carnival Weekend Is Here!

February 28, 2014 by orilliawintercarnival

Events run all weekend long 8:30am to 4:30pm at Couchiching Beach Park.

Events with specific times are as follows:

Opening Ceremonies Friday night @ 7pm in front of Brewery Bay.

Fireworks Saturday March 1st @ 7pm.
Adult Dance Saturday March 1st @ 8pm-12am.

Polar Bear Dip Sunday March 2nd @ 2pm.

Pond Hockey All Day Saturday.
Pancake Breakfast Saturday & Sunday @ 8:30am-12pm.

Winter Carnival button is $3.00
Helicopter Rides $50.00 per person
Midway rides are paid.

All other events are free to enjoy throughout the weekend.



Adult Dance Saturday Night

February 24, 2014 by orilliawintercarnival

Carnival Weekend is almost here and that means the Adult Dance is ready to go with the live music of:

OWC Dance

Tickets Available in advance at the Downtown Manage Board Office (33 Mississaga St. West – Across from the Library) and are $12 in advance $15 at the door.

Saturday March 1st

Orillia Winter Carnival Adult Dance, 8:00pm till Midnight, Couchiching Beach Park (Outdoor Heated Enclosure)

 Cash Bar Licensed Under L.L.B.O.

Tickets: $12 Advance  $15 Door

Event sponsored by Casino Rama /

Light fare by Randy Beard “The Cooking Butcher”


Polar Bear Dip Funding

January 22, 2014 by orilliawintercarnival

The Orillia Winter Carnival Committee is pleased to announce this years recipient of the Polar Bear Dip funds raised, the Couchiching Community Initiative. Click here to see full into on the Polar Bear Dip including the forms to download.

OWC Couchiching Community Initiative

Camp Couchiching release:

“Camp Couchiching and the Couchiching Community Initiative is both excited and honoured to be selected as the local charity for the 2014 Orillia Winter Carnival Polar Bear Dip!” read more


Snow Sculpture Contest

by orilliawintercarnival
OWC Snow Sculpture

Winter is certainly here in southern Ontario. And snow…well…we have plenty!! Great year to get a team together and sign up for the Snow Sculpture Contest! Click here to download / print the form and get registered now!


Carnival 2014

October 18, 2013 by orilliawintercarnival

Hello everyone!  This coming year the Carnival Committee is pleased to announced we have moved the normal winter carnival dates to Feb 28, March 1st and March 2nd, to coincide with the Ontario Youth Winter Games.


More information will follow in the coming days so please stay tuned and check our site often.