How to Participate!
To participate in any winter carnival event, make sure you register and buy a button.
$5.00 for Adults
$3.00 for children (6-12 years old)
Children 5 and under FREE!
Registration and Waiver Forms!!
Never been to our events? - Wanna know more??
Below is a run-down of some of the Winter Carnival Events:
(in alphabetic order)
All You Can Eat Poutine Bar
Make your own poutine and enjoy all you can eat!!
$10.00 with Button and $15.00 without
Build a bed or borrow one of our beds and race your team as fast as you can on Muskoka Road! Teams consist of 4 runners/pushers and 1 rider! Adult and Children teams welcome!
Teams must register.
Come out and see the cars smash and crash for the top PRIZE!!! Fun for the Whole family. $ 5 with Button, $10 without!
This year a youth class for ages 14-16 where they drive actual derby cars built to the same rules as the adults Derby cars. ( with a parent or guardians consent of course ) these should be exciting events and a sure way to get the kids involved. If they don't want to build a car for the youth class they can purchase a ticket and take a chance on winning the right to drive one that has been built and will be raffled off.
*This Event is held at the Severn Bridge Fairgrounds*
Owners and pets compete to see which doggie races fastest to the finish line. Owners call their pets and the dogs dash!
Donut Eating Contest
It's not about quantity.. it's about speed! See how fast you can munch through a famous Tim Hortons donut! Children only!
Heat up The Night
Join the Gravenhurst BIA on Thursday February 14th in Historic Downtown Gravenhurst as we Heat Up the Night!
Details for the evening:
Horse Drawn Carriage rides by Twin Maple Farms with a Historical Tour by The Heritage Committee beginning in front of the Gravenhurst Opera House
Complimentary Hot Dogs & Hot Chocolate in front of the Gravenhurst Opera House (while supplies last)
Cinnamon Cider, vegan treats and complimentary DIY Bath Salts & Sugar Scrubs at Shining Waters Soap Co.
Shop and Sip at the Gypsy Market Mews with complementary wine & chocolate
Classic Tea Leaf Readings at Tea Beards
A series of short lectures given by local residents on a variety of topics chosen by each speaker.
Lip Sync Battle
Brave individuals or groups take to the stage at Sawdust City Brewery to compete with their best lip syncing and dancing performance!
In this tribute to our Heritage, see how quickly you can saw off a log slab! Entrants compete based on age and gender! Adults and Children welcome!
How fast can you hammer a nail?!? Try your speed and strength at this competition! Entrants compete based on age and gender! Adults and Children welcome!
Polar Bear Dip
It may be winter, but why not still enjoy the beautiful lakes! All ages welcome to participate (with registration) in this cold and quick favourite. On site change and warm up facility provided!
Skokie's Birthday Party
Join Skokie as he celebrates his birthday! Children are welcome to enjoy fun and games and even a piece of cake too!
An outdoor, interactive compilation of activities organized by the District of Muskoka's popular EarlyON program that specializes in fun, stimulating and educational activities geared towards pre-school children but that are enjoyed by all ages.
This is the first year for this exciting event and it is going to include the following games & activities; snow painting, snowball toss, giant connect 4, frozen bubbles, penguin race, bucket ice fishing plus large trucks & bulldozers!
Kids and Adults alike are challenged to create a masterpiece from snow! Each participant is given an equal pile of
snow and we watch as the creative juices flow!
Vintage Snowmobile Display
Come down to Cockburn Square at Muskoka Wharf to see sleds from across the decades! The Vintage Snowmobile display is a must-see for any sled enthusiast. Check out more here!
Wing Eating Competition
Contestants, who must be 19 years and older, will be challenged to eat the 1.5 lbs of chicken wings in 3 minutes. The contestant who eats the most weight will win an assortment of prizes. First, second and third place will be awarded.
$10.00 with Button and $15.00 without