2020 Festival Hours
Friday, January 24th, 2020 @ 5pm – 9pm
Saturday, January 25th, 2020: 8am – 5pm (Dance @ 8:00pm)
Sunday, January 26th,2020: 9am – 4pm
The Severn Winterfest is a family-friendly event that will give Severn and the surrounding area fun activities 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.
Saturday from 8am – 3pm
Severn Winterfest Events
Bring the whole family for all ages fun activities!
The Annual Polar Bear Dip
Sunday, January 26th at 1:00 PM
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 this year will be donated to the Orillia Youth Centre and to the Marchmont Community baseball diamond.
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.
$50.00 minimum pledge is required to participate. Jump order is assigned by staff.
No age restriction – all ages welcome! Our youngest jumper in 2019 was just six years old!
Bling Face Painting and Magician
Saturday and Sunday 11:00am – 1:00pm
Ted Williams Wood Carving & Indigenous Storytelling
Time TBA. Visit his Facebook Page
Vintage Snowmobile Show
“Show & Shine” Saturday, January 25
The Ice Bar
Serving Beer, Spirits, and Coolers
Indoor roller rink
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
Speaking of Wildlife:
Saturday at 10am, 12pm, and 2pm
Fire Guy Show
Checkout what he does at https://fireguyshow.com/
Saturday, January 25 & Sunday, January 26
8:00am – 11:30am
Saturday, January 25
1:00pm ODAS Park
Hosted by Edge Motorsports
Pre-registration is required
Contact Edge Motorsports to Register.
Frosty Nights Dance
With the Rob Watts Band and The Handy DJ
Doors are open 8:00pm on Saturday, January 25th with last call at 1:00am.
Please be advised 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.
REGISTER TO BE A VOLUNTEER
Would you like to be a volunteer at the Severn Winterfest?
This is a great way to get high school community service hours, volunteer hours for your resume, or to simply give back to your community and get involved!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
- How to Register: Call ODAS Park at 705-325-0353 OR send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Volunteer Age Limit: 16 years and older (I.D. may be required, please bring with you).