Frolic and Play in Vaughan’s Winter Wonderland

Celebrating 25 years
On Sunday, Feb. 9, the Vellore Village Community Centre is your destination for frosty fun at the City of Vaughan’s annual WinterFest celebration. This year, the event celebrates a special 25-year milestone anniversary.

Endless activities and entertainment for the whole family
No matter the drop in temperature, WinterFest will be a hot spot with a hub of activity both indoors and outdoors. This fun-filled event runs from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and features:

  • FREE outdoor stage entertainment
  • IceZone
  • Midway zone
  • Video gaming zone
  • Horse-drawn wagon rides
  • A lumberjack show
  • Face painting
  • Art, science and musical workshops

This year’s event also features a floor curling program, which brings the Olympic sport of curling indoors.

Entertainment highlights include:

Carlos Bustamante of YTV will be the entertainment emcee.

Enjoy exciting meet-and-greet opportunities with:

  • Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs
  • The Octonauts
  • Peppa Pig
  • Star Wars characters
  • Comic book heroes
  • Fairy tale princesses

Special celebrity guest: Anna Olson!
Anna Olson — celebrity chef and host of Food Network Canada‘s Bake with Anna Olson — will be onsite for two baking demonstrations followed by an autograph signing at 2 p.m.

Great food will also be available for purchase in the food zone.

An official welcome by Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua and Members of Council will take place at 11 a.m.

Free shuttle bus service to and from the event site will be provided courtesy of Can-Ar Coach.

Find a clue, win a prize!
Enjoy up-to-the-minute WinterFest highlights by following Recreation and Culture on Instagram at @RecAndCultureV. You’ll receive clues to help you participate in our photo scavenger hunt during the event and win prizes.

For more information, visit:

We look forward to seeing you!


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