We will see you in February 2024 for the

Severn Winterfest

9:00am – 10:00pm

at ODAS Park, 4500 Fairgrounds Road Severn ON (Directions)

Adults $10, Kids 5-15 $5.00, under 5 are free

The Severn Winterfest is a family-friendly event that provides Severn and the surrounding areas fun activities to do with friends and family in the winter season.  Severn Winterfest is an annual event hosted by the Orillia and District Agricultural Society (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

The Orillia and District Agricultural Society (ODAS Park) will have the hall open for pancake breakfasts and a variety of lunch offerings including their famous chili. They will also have a snack bar open outdoors providing hot chocolate, hot apple cider, popcorn, cotton candy, beef jerky, hot dogs, and more.

Also joining us will be All Fired Up with their amazing poutines, pulled porks, and so much more!

Severn Winterfest Events

Bring the whole family for all ages fun activities!

The Annual Polar Bear Dip

Saturday March 5 at 4:30 PM


The Polar Bear Dip is the signature event at the Severn Winterfest. This event will take place at 4:30pm. We have people of all ages jumping in the freezing cold waters of Lake ODAS at ODAS Park.

Be there early to get a prime viewing spot from the bleachers!

If you are planning to JUMP please e-mail odaspark@gmail.com to receive a pledge form. Be sure to bring your form with all donations by 3:00pm 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 3:00pm on Saturday.

$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!

The recipient of this years fundraising from the POLAR BEAR DIP
is the Mental Health Department at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital.

Bling Face Painting and Magician

10:00am – 4:00pm and 11:00am – 1:00pm


Roller Skating

1-4pm and 7-10pm

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides

Vintage Snowmobile Show and Shine

10am – 3pm

Todd Andrews

Chainsaw Carving


Demolition Derby


Giant Slide

All Day

Canadian Raptor Conservancy

Times TBA


All Day

Farmer’s Market


Fire Pits w Marshmallow Roasting

Ice Bar

Hand-harvested by our amazing volunteers from Lake Couchiching.

11:00am – 10:00pm

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

Frosty Nights Dance – POSTPONED UNTIL 2023

With the the Handy DJ

Please be advised this is a 19+ event.

Tickets for The Dance will be $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door and 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 community service 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 odaspark@gmail.com
  2.  Volunteer Age Limit: Grade 9 and older (I.D. may be required, please bring with you)


Thank you to our generous sponsors for helping make the Severn Winterfest possible.


Use #SevernWinterfest on social media to share your experience and the fun photos you take!