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Winterlude 2014: A Great Success!

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The 37th edition of Winterlude runs from January 30 to February 16, 2015.

Celebrate the joys of winter at Winterlude, with three fun-filled weeks in February. Canada's favourite winter activities are featured across Ottawa and Gatineau at this annual event.

Skate on the world's largest skating rink, check out the ice sculpture competitions or play at North America's largest snow playground. There’s fun for the entire family, and all sites are open on Family Day.

Check out this year's events by theme:


Gourmet dinners, cooking demonstrations, pancake breakfast, and more…

Arts & Culture

Comedy festival, musical and theatrical performances and more…

Outdoors, Sports and Recreation

Snow slides, winter games and challenges and more…

Science and Tech

Exhibits, science experiments and more…

View Youtube video of Winterlude 2013

Supplementary Content

  • Winterlude logo
Logo and link to Ville de Gatineau website
Snowflake Kingdom
Logo and link to Enbridge website
Official Sponsor
Logo and link to OLG website
Official Sponsor