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Winterfest ​


Presented by:

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The health and safety of all who attend our events remains a top priority. Due to COVID-19 and in response to the

provincial emergency order to prohibit organized public events and social gatherings of more than five people, we 

have made the difficult decision to cancel Winterfest 2021.

Past event information (2020): 

Bring the family and join us for some winter fun both indoors and outdoors. Please dress for outdoor activities. 

  • Saturday, February 15, 2020 ​
  • Riverwalk Commons and Community Centre & Lions Hall (200 Doug Duncan Drive)
  • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Pancake breakfast 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
  • All activities FREE, nominal fee for food 

Outdoor Activity & Entertainment Schedule:

9 am – 11 am: 

Learn to Curl hosted by York Curling Club

Learn to play Sledge Hockey **Bring your own helmet and gloves**


11 am – 2:00 pm:

Free Public Skating 


11:00 am – 1 pm:

Ice Sculpting Demonstration 


All Day:

Ice Lounge feat. DJ Tyler Stevenson

Tim Hortons Express Train

Snow Valley Mini Tube Slide

Central York Fire Services Firetruck and York Regional Police Cruiser

York Region Transit Bus Tour

Newmarket Car Club Children's Games

Serpa Automotive Boutique - Explore the Fun Winter Vehicles 


Indoor Activities (9am – 2 pm):

Hall 2:

Community Vendor Area

The Davis Photo Booth

Glama Gal Kids Spa

Interact Youth Group - Arts & Crafts

Mulock Property Engagement Activity

Newmarket Public Library - Button Making

Elman W. Campbell Museum Activities

Halls 3 and 4:

Sports Zone featuring

  • Scotiabank Hockey Zone
  • Newmarket Minor Hockey Association
  • Newmarket Soccer Club
  • Newmarket Redbirds Lacrosse 
  • York Curling Club 

Food Options ($):

  • Newmarket Lions Club Pancake Breakfast (9 am – 12 pm)
  • Rotary Club BBQ Hotdogs and Hot Chocolate
  • Corinthian Masonic Lodge Popcorn and Cotton Candy
  • Commons Coffee & Catering 

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Free Skating and Swimming

  • Sunday, February 16, 2020

  • Ray Twinney Recreation Complex (100 Eagle Street West)

  • Public Skating Noon to 2 p.m. | Public Swimming 2 to 4 p.m.

  • Bring your family and friends to enjoy a free skate and swim. Choose one activity or stay for both, it's a fun way to stay active. 

  • Please refer to swimming guidelines and ratios​. 

Photo & Video Release


Media and Town of Newmarket staff will be taking photos and video footage at Town of Newmarket Special Events. These images may be used, re-used and published in news stories, social media and on websites, in addition to distributed to our event partners. 

For more information, please email or call Customer Service at 905-895-5193.

Support Newmarket's green initiatives by walking, carpooling or taking the bus. 

For up-to-date weather and/or cancellation information for Town-run events, please call the PLAY Hotline 1-877-PLAY936, on the date of the event, two hours prior to the start time. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  ​