Saturday, January 31, 2015

February Events & Other Winter Happenings 'North' of Toronto

Winter is a breeze with activities and events that range from quiet fire side book reading to skiing down a mountain and being active.

Areas north of Toronto are full of snow, sunshine and starry nights perfect for day trips and getaways north of Toronto. So many Winter Carnivals, special shows and events are taking place, there's something for everyone. 

With a special February holidays like Family Day and Valentine's Day, it's time to celebrate and have some fun.

The list below are special events and other activities by area, perfect for checking out and making it easy to love winter. Links to getaway and vacation offers north of Toronto can be found at the bottom of this blog.



Farmers's Markets
Enjoy farmers and artisans markets all year long!
Click to here to find a great winter market.

Family Licence Free Fishing
Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing version outdoors card. Click here for ice-fishing getaways


Wild In Winter
February 7
Take a walk on the wild side! Explore the ecology of winter, look for wildlife and their signs and gain insights into how they cope with cold temperatures and deep snow.
Click here for more information.

Surviving Winter
February 22
Learn some strategies and techniques for coping with cold and snow should you find yourself lost.
Click here for more information.


Saturday Night Guided Snowshoe Hikes
Scenic Caves
Strap on your snowshoes for a night-time hike, where stars and shadows create a dramatic setting for adventure.
Click here for more information.

Friday Night Light It Up Rail Jam
Blue Mountain Village
Friday Night Light It Up! Series is Blue Mountain’s own NEW grassroots RAILJAM series for skiers and snowboarders!
Click here for more information.

Volcom Stone Peanut Butter & Rail Jam
Blue Mountain Village
Volcom Stone’s Peanut Butter and Rail Jam is Ontario’s largest rail jam and a staple event on the Ontario snowboard scene. 

Click here for more information.


Horsedrawn Sleigh Rides
Algonquin Highlands Trails
Free Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides at 1251 Essonville Line
Click here for more information.

Ladies' Day
Sir Sam's Ski & Bike
A great day of skiing, racing, indoor games. Cost $125.00/person includes: lift ticket , rentals, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Prizes awarded at 7:00pm. Please book in advance.
Click here for more information.

Area Tourism Information: Haliburton Highlands
Area Tourism Information: Ontario's Highlands


Drag at the Mag
A 2-Day Amateur Snow Drag Racing the weekend of February 28 to March 1, 2015. All amateurs racers welcome, kids included.
Click here for more information.

Area Tourism Information: Municipality of Magnetawan


Film Series
Huronia Museum
Huronia Museum Film Series brings festival calibre films to Midland movie goers.
Click here for more information.

Live Music & Shows at the Midland Cultural Centre
Devin Cuddy, Wild T and the Spirit, Alex in Wonderland, Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

Moonlight Snowshoe & Fondue
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Explore the Marsh under the full moon. Ski and snowshoe trails will be open late, with last admission at 7:30pm.
Click here for more information.

Area Tourism Information: Midland Tourism


Classic Film Series
February 2, 3, 4
Enjoy a classic movie for $5 in a classic venue! All movies begin at 7:30 pm and are played at the Orillia Opera House.
Click here for more information.

Live Music & Shows at Casino Rama
Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Cheech & Chong, Frank Sinatra Jr., Foreigner
Click here for more information.

Area Tourism Information: Ontario's Lake Country

This are just some of the events happening - for a complete calendar list visit, 

Visit our website for fun and specific getaways offers, like...

DogSledding Getaways

Snowmobiling Getaways

Downhill Skiing Getaways

Cross Country Skiing Getaways

Snowshoeing Getaways

Ice Fishing Getaways

Culinary Getaways

Click for more Winter Getaways.

Click here for the Ski and Snowboard north of Toronto info page.
Find links to your favourite alpine and cross country hosts, including links to current conditions, ski schools, web cams and online ticket purchases.

Hope to see you 'north' of Toronto!

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