Welcome to the First Annual Severn Winter Festival!

Dates: January 25th, 26th, 27th 2019

Location: ODAS Park, 4500 Fairgrounds Road (Directions)

Festival Hours

Friday, January 25: 3pm – 9pm
Saturday, January 26: 8am – 5pm
Sunday, January 27: 9am – 4pm

The Severn Winterfest is a family-friendly event that will fill a void in Severn for something fun to do with friends and family in the winter seasons.  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 lots of fun activities including giant inflatables including a bouncy castle, horse and sleigh 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 27th at 1:00pm

The Polar Bear Dip is the signature event at the carnival. Running on Sunday, January 27th at 1:00pm we have people of all ages jumping in the freezing cold water of Lake ODAS, at ODAS park. Pick up your registration form from Sue from Carson Funeral Home at 54 Coldwater Street East or call 705-326-3595 to contact Carson Funeral Home in regards to registration.

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 all the registration information and funds raised no later than 12pm on Sunday. ODAS The roller rink is the biggest building there.

$50 minimum pledge required. The staff assign the order and you can watch people jump!

No age restriction – all ages welcome, so come on out whether you’re 9 or 99!


Vintage Snowmobile Show

“Show & Shine” Saturday, January 26
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 26 & Sunday, January 27
8:00am – 11:30am

Demolition Derby

Saturday, January 26
1:00pm ODAS Park

Held by Edge Motorsports
Pre-registration required

Giant Snow Slide

Snow Sculptures

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

The Dance

  • Dance will be in Building 1 at the Fairgrounds at ODAS Park.
  • The Dance requires purchased tickets (more info coming soon)
  • There will be the live band The Rob Watts Band who performed at Boots & Hearts this year. The Handy DJ in between sets to keep things upbeat.

Doors open at 8pm until approx. 1am. 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.


Want to be a Volunteer at the first Annual 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)
  3.  Don’t want to pre-register? You can also sign up the day of the event inside Building 1 in ODAS Park

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!