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Snowfest 2020

Get out, and chill out at the Town's annual winter carnival, during Family Day weekend in February.  With a schedule packed full of fun activities, Snowfest is sure to have something for everyone to enjoy!

Thank you to all of those who came out to Snowfest 2020! We had a blast!

Festival Highlights

Christmas Tree Bonfire and Fireworks

Sunday, February 16 from 6-8 PM at the Town Docks

Come out to the Town Docks from 6-8 PM where the Parry Sound Fire Department will be lighting the Christmas Tree bonfire!  Don't miss the brilliant fireworks show at 7 PM over frozen Georgian Bay, and keep yourself warm with free hot chocolate and treats, courtesy of Tim Hortons!  DJ Dave will be kicking out the jams.

Mayor McGarvey's Free Family Day BBQ

Monday, February 17 from 11 AM - 2 PM at the Bobby Orr Community Centre

Mayor McGarvey will be working the grill serving you free hot dogs, hamburgers, refreshments, and treats!  Don't miss the live animal show and petting zoo in the upstairs hall, and make your way over to the Hart room for board games and activities.  There will also be free public skating on the ice pad.

See below for the 2020 event schedule!

Full Event Schedule

Friday, February 14

Time Activity Location
6 PM - 1 AM                                              

Fisherman's Ball Dinner and Dance

Kick off the weekend with a delicious dinner, then let loose on the dance floor.

Featuring the Sunny Slope Bootlegger Band.  Dinner and dance is $25/person, or $10 for the dance only.  Doors at 5 PM.  Tickets available at Ritchie Insurance and Orr's Fine Meats and Deli.  Call Jim for more information at 705-746-4576.

Stockey Center                                                

Saturday, February 15

Time Activity Location
8 - 4 PM                                 

Shamrock Minor Novice Jamboree

Register in advance

Bobby Orr Community Centre
 8 - 1 PM

Seguin Sled Dog Mail Run

If you would like to experience the excitement of this event, come to meet the drivers and the dogs in the Village of Humphrey.

Enjoy breakfast with the group at the Humphrey Community Centre. There will be activities for the children and many opportunities to have pictures taken with the beautiful, friendly huskies.

Humphry Village
10 - 4 PM

Bobby Orr Hall of Fame

Enjoy 2 for 1 admission to the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame

Stockey Center
1 - 3 PM

Wooden Fish Painting

1-3pm @ the Museum on Tower Hill (17 George St). A $10 donation is appreciated.

The painted fish will be hung along the fence of the fitness trail by the Coast Guard Office for all of those who pass by to enjoy the art created by our community.

Click on the link for more information http://museumontowerhill.com/Event.php?UNID=233

Museum on Tower Hill

Sunday, February 16

Time Activity Location               
8 - 3  PM                                                      

Broomball Tournament

Register a co-ed team of 6 for a day of outdoor fun! 

$150/team, winning team wins back their registration fee, must bring your own helmet and gloves, sticks are provided. Two games guaranteed.

email aweeks@townofparrysound.com to register

 

Town      Docks
3  - 6 PM

Logging Competition Battle of the Fire Departments

Watch our local heroes compete in traditional logging games, including nail driving, a plank race, and lof course the log saw, and then try it for yourself!

 

Town Docks
11 - 7 PM

Trestle Beer Garden

Enjoy beer from our local brewery, Trestle Brewing Company, while sitting outside by the fire.

*Must be 19 years and older

Town Docks
11 - 4 PM

Snow Games with Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve

No better way to enjoy the Winter months than by participating in Winter games! There will be kick sleds, snowshoe soccer, Wasauksing Maple Taffy, and a Biosphere Waterfront Walk

 

Town Docks
11 - 7 PM

Kid Zone

Snow slide, snow bowling curtesy of Georgian Lanes Entertainment, a hay maze as well as ice castle building and painting.  

Town Docks
11 - 2 PM

Boston Pizza Lunch

Boston Pizza will be selling pizza slices outside.

Town Docks
1 - 3 PM

Wooden Fish Painting

1-3pm @ the Museum on Tower Hill (17 George St). A $10 donation is appreciated.

The painted fish will be hung along the fence of the fitness trail by the Coast Guard Office for all of those who pass by to enjoy the art created by our community.

Click on the link for more information http://museumontowerhill.com/Event.php?UNID=233

Museum on Tower Hill

11:30-1:30  

2:30-4:30 PM

 YMCA Move To Give 

A YMCA staff member will be cycleing to help raise funds (loose change donations) and awareness for the annual YMCA Move To Give Campaign. The annual campaign is to help support children have a strong start and a bright future, give youth opportunities to meet their full potential, giving our neighbours the chance for a new beginning and give equal opportunities to live a healthy lifestyle. 

 Town Docks
6 - 8 PM        

Christmas Tree Bonfire and Fireworks

The Parry Sound Fire Department will be lighting the Christmas Tree bonfire!  Don't miss the brilliant fireworks show at 7 PM over the Bay, and keep yourself warm with free hot chocolate and treats, courtesy of Tim Hortons!  Bring your skates and toboggan as DJ Dave will be kicking out the jams!

 

Town Docks

Monday, February 17

Time Activity Location
11 - 2 PM                                

Mayor McGarvey's Free Family Day BBQ with Live Animal Petting Zoo!

Mayor McGarvey will be working the grill serving you free hot dogs, hamburgers, refreshments, and treats!  Don't miss the live animal show and petting zoo in the upstairs hall, and make your way over to the Hart room for board games and activities.  There will also be free public skating on the ice pad.

Bobby Orr Community Centre

THANK-YOU TO OUR SPONSORS AND PARTNERS FOR MAKING THIS ALL HAPPEN 

Top Tier Sponsor

Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve

Second Tier Sponsor

Shipman Electric

Home Depot

RONA

Third Tier Sponsor

Oldham Law Firm

Island QueenGeorgian Bay Biosphere ReserveShipman ElectricHome DepotRONAOldham Law FirmYMCAMcNabbMcKellar Agricultural SocietyTrestle Brewing CompanyGeorgian Bay ForeverBoston PizzaTim Hortons

 

Georgian lanes

 

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