Welcome to the Third Annual

Severn Winterfest

January 29th and 30th, 2022

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

2022 Festival Hours

Saturday, January 29th 9am – 6pm (Dance @ 8:00pm)
Sunday, January 30th 9am – 4pm

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, and hot dogs.

Also joining us will be Glad I Ate Here and 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

Sunday, January 30th at 1:00 PM


The Polar Bear Dip is the signature event at the Severn Winterfest. This event will take place on Sunday, January 30th at 1:00pm. We have people of all ages jumping in the freezing cold waters of Lake ODAS at ODAS Park.

Funds raised this year will be donated to an as-yet unchosen non-profit organization in region.

Be there early to get a prime viewing spot!

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 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

Todd Andrews

Chainsaw Carving

Saturday and Sunday

Vintage Snowmobile

Show and Shine

Saturday, January 29th 10am – 3pm

The Ice Bar

Hand-harvested by our amazing volunteers from Lake Couchiching.

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


Roller Skating

Saturday 1-4pm and 7-10pm

Sunday 1-4pm

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides


Speaking of Wildlife:

Saturday at 10am, 12pm, and 2pm

Fire Guy Show

Checkout what he does at https://fireguyshow.com/

Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, January 29 – 9am – 11:30am &

Sunday, January 30th 10am – 11:30am

$10.00 per person including sausage or bacon with beverage.

Demolition Derby

Saturday, January 29 1:00pm

Hosted by Edge Motorsports
Pre-registration is required through Edge Motorsports.

Giant Snow and Ice Slide



The recipient of this years fundraising from the POLAR BEAR DIP
goes to Orillia Youth Centre and the Marchmont Community Park.   

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.


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 info@severnwinterfest.com
  2.  Volunteer Age Limit: 16 years and older (I.D. may be required, please bring with you).

Have a Question? Want to Volunteer?

Contact Number for ODAS Park: 705-325-0353

Thank you to our amazing Sponsors!

We couldn’t do it without you.


Boston Pizza

Heated Self Storage

The Bike Stop

Orillia, Coldwater, and Oro-Medonte Lions


Bass Lake Home Improvments


Ace Fuels

KICX 106

Orillia Today

Washago Timbermart

Muskoka Wrench

Byers Equipment

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

January 24, 25 & 26 2020