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Winterfest ​

Saturday, February 17, 2018 ​

Newmarket Riverwalk Commons and Newmarket Community Centre and Lions Hall (200 Doug Duncan Drive)

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Pancake breakfast 8 to 11 a.m.)

Bring the family and join us for some winter fun both indoors and outdoors. Please dress for outdoor activities. 

Featured activities include: 

  • Outdoor public skating (Tim Hortons Skating Feature). 

  • Enjoy train rides on the Tim Hortons Express Train.

  • Learn to Curl hosted by the York Curling Club (9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.). 

  • Children's games with the Newmarket Car Club. 

  • Snow Valley Mini-Tube Area (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

  • Learn the fundamentals of snowboarding in the Burton Riglet Snowboard Park hosted by Snowboard Ontario ( 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) 

Indoor activities and attractions:

  • Vendor and Community Group Information booths (Hall 2) including: LEAF®,  Newmarket Car Club, Inn from the Cold, St. John Ambulance - York Region Branch, Rotary Club of Newmarket, Interact Youth Group, York Region Children's Aid Society, Central York Fire Services, York Regional Police, Forget-Me-Not Alpacas, Balloon Twisting, Face Painting, Newmarket Public Library, York Region Transit.

  • Sports Hall (Hall 3 & 4) Hockey Hall of Fame, YNBA, York Curling Club, York Region Lions Football, Newmarket Skating Club, Sports Hall featuring the Newmarket Hurricanes Interactive Hockey Zone, 

Outdoor vehicles and information booths:  

  • York Region Paramedics, York Region Transit, Central York Fire Services, York Regional Police

Outdoor entertainment and activities:

  • Learn the fundamentals of snowboarding in the Burton Riglet Snowboard Park hosted by Snowboard Ontario ( 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
  • Newmarket Skating Club performance (1 p.m.)
  • The Fire Guy (2 p.m.)
  • DJ Tyler Stevenson (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Community group food and beverage options (while quantities last):  

  • Pancake Breakfast for $1 hosted by the Newmarket Lions Club (8 to 11 a.m.) (Hall 1)
  • BBQ hotdogs and hot chocolate provided by the Rotary Club of Newmarket (Outside) 
  • Cotton candy, popcorn, hot chocolate, and more provided by the Corinthian Masonic Lodge (Outside) 
  • Pulled pork provided by the Newmarket Lioness Club (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) 

Winterfest Free Skating and Swimming

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Ray Twinney Complex (100 Eagle Street West)

  • Noon to 2 p.m. (free public skating) and 2 to 4 p.m. (free public swimming) 

  • Bring your family and friends to enjoy a free skate and swim. Choose one activity or stay for both, it's a fun way to stay active. 

  • Please refer to swimming guidelines and ratios​

For more information, please email or call Customer Service at (905) 895-5193.

Support Newmarket's green initiatives by walking, carpooling or taking the bus. 

For up-to-date weather and/or cancellation information for Town-run events, please call the PLAY Hotline 1-877-PLAY936, on the date of the event, two hours prior to the start time. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  ​