Type: Canada's Winter Festival
Location: Ottawa/Gatineau Canada
Date: January 31 to February 17
Canal Conditions: Rideau Canal skating conditions
New this Year. Geo Race for iOS. Race along the canal from downtown to Fifth street. 12 checkpoints and a timer. Fun for the entire family. (Free)
Every February, Canada's Capital Region is host to Winterlude, North America's greatest winter festival. Three fun-filled weekends of excitement and activity await the whole family! From spectacular ice carvings to an amazing playground made of snow, Winterlude is a great way to take in the best of our Canadian winter.
Skate on the world's longest skating rink - right in the heart of Ottawa! Marvel
at the glittering ice sculptures or take in a spectacular fire show. Our mascots,
the Ice Hog Family, are waiting for you in Canada’s Capital Region.