Welcome to the Second Annual Severn Winterfest!

Dates: January 24th to 26th, 2020

Location: ODAS Park, 4500 Fairgrounds Road (Directions)

Festival Hours

Friday, January 24: 5pm – 9pm
Saturday, January 25: 8am – 5pm
Sunday, January 26: 9am – 4pm

The Severn Winterfest is a family-friendly event that will give Severn and the surrounding area something fun to do with friends and family in the winter season.  Severn Winterfest will be an annual event happening each year at ODAS park.  We have a very dedicated team who works tirelessly to bring some winter favourites, as well as some new fun and creative events. Enjoy a Pancake Breakfast and Lunch vendors on site, offering the complete family winter festival experience.

Food Vendors


Severn Winterfest Events

Bring the kids and enjoy many fun activities including giant inflatables, horse-drawn wagon rides, roller skating, food trucks, grab a drink at the ice bar, and experience many other events for all to enjoy!

Polar Bear Dip

Sunday, January 26th at 1:00pm

The Polar Bear Dip is the signature event at the Winterfest. Running on Sunday, January 26th at 1:00pm we have people of all ages jumping in the freezing cold water of Lake ODAS, at ODAS Park.

Funds raised will be donated to a local charity TBA.

Be there early to get a prime viewing spot, and if you’re planning to JUMP be sure to bring your pledge form with all donations by 11:30am the same day to register.

Participants should be at the registration table near the main entrance to the Roller Skating Place to sign-in and hand in registration information and funds raised no later than 11:30am on Sunday.

$50 minimum pledge is required. Jump order is assigned by staff.

No age restriction – all ages welcome! Our youngest jumper in 2019 was just six years old!


Vintage Snowmobile Show

“Show & Shine” Saturday, January 25
10am -3pm

The Ice Bar

Serving Beer, Spirits, and Coolers
(19+ Only)

Roller Skating (Indoor roller rink)

Igloo Village

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

Pancake Breakfast:

Saturday, January 25 & Sunday, January 26
8:00am – 11:30am

Demolition Derby

Saturday, January 25
1:00pm ODAS Park

Hosted by Edge Motorsports
Pre-registration required

Giant Snow Slide

Snow Sculptures

The recipient of 2019’s fundraising for the POLAR BEAR DIP was Mariposa House Hospice. You can find them on Facebook and see the amazing work they do.

The Dance

  • Dance will be in the banquet hall at ODAS Park.
  • Requires purchased tickets (more info coming soon)
  • 2020 band to be announced. The Handy DJ in between sets to keep things upbeat.

Doors are open 8:00pm with last call at 1:00am. This is a 19+ event.

Tickets for The Dance will be $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door.
Tickets are available for purchase at ODAS Office.


Would you like to be a volunteer at the Severn Winterfest?

This is a great way to get high school hours, volunteer hours for your resume, or to simply give back to your community and get involved!


  1. How to Register: Call ODAS Park at 705-325-0353 OR send an email to info@severnwinterfest.com
  2.  Volunteer Age Limit: 14 years and up (I.D. may be required, please bring with you).

Have a question? Wand to be a Volunteer?

Phone Number for ODAS Park: 705-325-0353

Thank you to our amazing Sponsors!

The Severn Winterfest has lots to do for people of all ages.  Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding what activities will be offered.

January 25, 26 & 27 2019

Use #SevernWinterfest on social media to share your experiences and the beautiful photos you take!