What's Happening 2022

Ignite Gravenhurst • Winter Carnival Music Night!
Youth Virtual Meet-up &Among Us • The Great Gravenhurst Winter Trivia Game
Build a Snow-kie •  Downtown Gravenhurst Story Walk! • Sculptures in Gull Lake Park  
Walking Tours from the Heritage Committee • The Great Skokie Trail Hunt • Muskoka Bay 
Activities

Winter Carnival Music Night! ft. Sean Cotton!
Friday, Feb 18 | 5 pm - 8 pm 
The Oar, 530 Muskoka Rd N
Call to Reserve a Table
Livestream Event: The Oar

Event Description: Join talented musician Sean Cotton for an evening of Muskoka-inspired music, either at The Oar Restaurant or via livestream over Facebook. Seating is limited so reserve your table in advance and please note that Provincial guidelines are in place. Be sure to follow the most up-to-date requirements for restaurants in Ontario. 



 
Build a Snow-kie
Happening all Weekend! 

Event Description: What is a Snow-kie? It's a lot like a snowman but is themed like Skokie! So add a tail and some ears, then you got a Snow-kie!  We want to see your best winter snow creations! Let us see your best Snow-kie! Build in your yard, at the park or anywhere that makes sense! Snap a picture with what you made and use #GravenhurstWinterCarnival for a chance to win $25 Gravenhurst dollar prizes!

One entry per event image (whether submitted on Facebook, Instagram or email) and all entries must be in by February 21st at 11:59 pm. The draw for these prizes will be Wednesday, February 23rd. If you don't use Facebook or Instagram, you can email your submissions to Skokie directly at skokie@gravenhurst.ca!
Downtown Gravenhurst Story Walk! 
Happening all Weekend!

Event Description: The Gravenhurst Public Library and numerous downtown businesses have come together this February to create The Downtown Gravenhurst Story Walk for Winter Carnival!

Start at the Library to get the route, read a new page of the story at each location, and play I-Spy along the way!

Use #GravenhurstWinterCarnival for a chance to win $50 Gravenhurst dollar prizes! One entry per image of the event (whether submitted on Facebook, Instagram or email) and all entries must be in by February 21st at 11:59 pm. The draw for these prizes will be Wednesday, February 23rd. If you don't use Facebook or Instagram, you can email your submissions to Skokie directly at skokie@gravenhurst.ca!

If you have questions, please call 705-687-3382 or email Jennifer.Whipp@Gravenhurst.ca
Sculptures in Gull Lake Park
Happening All Weekend

Come visit Gull Lake Park and check out the snow sculptures being built over the course of the weekend! We'll have a panel of local artists judging the creations at 11:00 am on Sunday morning.

A huge thanks goes out to Robinson Haulage and Armored Concrete for their support with this event!

 
The Great Skokie Trail Hunt
Happening all Weekend!
Get the Map here! 

Celebrate Gravenhurst Winter Carnival by exploring our trails and parks. Find Skokie, snap a pic, use #greatskokietrailhunt and Skokie will pick one grand prize winner to receive $250 Gravenhurst Dollars. Additional prizes of $50 Gravenhurst Dollars are also up for grabs.

For each unique Skokie you find and snap a picture with, it will count as an entry (duplicate entries across Facebook/Instagram will only be counted once). The hunt begins February 18 and all entries must be in by February 21st at 11:59 pm. The draw for these prizes will be Wednesday, February 23rd. 

If you don't have Facebook or Instagram, you can email your submissions to Skokie directly at skokie@gravenhurst.ca
Walking Tours from the Town of Gravenhurst Municipal Heritage Committee
Happening All Weekend

Looking to dive into the history of our wonderful town? Try out one of these great self-guided walking tours:

             The Great Fire of 1887                   Schools and Churches                West Gravenhurst

 
Muskoka Bay Resort is offering some great opportunities all Weekend!
Happening All Weekend!
Questions? Experiences@muskokabayresort.com

Our offerings during the Winter Carnival:

 

  • Free Trail Passes to all Winter Carnival Participants    

  • Free Ice Time FRIDAY FEBRUARY 18TH - - 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

  • Free Ice Time SATURDAY FEBRUARY 19TH - - 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

 

WAIVERS REQUIRED FOR ALL ACTIVITIES

 

Winter Experiences Carnival Participants can try:

  • Snowshoeing

  • Skating rink

  • Cross Country Skis

  • Back Country Skis

 

**rentals extra**

Reach out to Muskoka Bay Resort for further details at  705.687.4900