Event Details

Event Date(s): Fri, January 30, 2015 – Mon, February 16, 2015
Location(s): Rideau Canal Skateway, Crystal Garden in Confederation Park, Snowflake Kingdom in Jacques-Cartier Park (Gatineau)
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A flurry of fun in Canada’s Capital Region!

Come to Winterlude, where three fun-filled weeks of excitement and activity await the whole family! From glittering ice carvings and majestic snow sculptures to a gigantic snow playground and explosive shows under the winter sky, Winterlude is a great way to celebrate and enjoy Canada’s Capital in winter. Experience the Rideau Canal — a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the world’s largest skating rink. All this and much more await you during Winterlude.


  • Come dance and ignite the night at Winterlude’s Great Winter Ball
  • Skate on the Rideau Canal, the world’s largest skating rink!
  • Admire the glittering ice carvings at Crystal Garden, Confederation Park!
  • Experience the largest snow playground in the continent at Snowflake Kingdom in Gatineau!
  • Dance under the stars every Friday and Saturday at the DJ nights!
  • Free Pancake Breakfast!
  • Join us for Enbridge Energy on Ice skating shows on Saturdays and Sundays!