Winter fun north of Toronto for January 25 to 27

By Ontario Family Travel north of Toronto on January 24, 2013


Friday, January 25

It's cold outside all right! But that's OK, as long you're prepared, it's not getting in the way of families having winter fun in the great outdoors!

Dress warmly and your family can have a ton of fun skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, snowshoeing and many other activities. Here is a list of awesome places your family can find winter activities to keep them movin' and groovin'!

Blue Mountain | Hardwood Ski and Bike | Horseshoe Resort | Sir Sam's Ski and Bike | Scenic Caves Nordic Centre | Snow Valley Resort | Wye Marsh

Family Friendly Ontario accommodations also have some great getaway packages that includes these types of activities.

Check out our featured 15 family winter getaways

Family and kids events north of Toronto

Barrie
Family Art Workshop:
(Sunday) Regional artist leads the whole family in creating hands-on collaborative art projects with a wide range of materials at the MacLaren Art Centre.



Get creative with the family!

M*A*S*H Bash: Ski & Ride all day for just $20, with all proceeds to the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre Hospital expansion.

Moonlight Snowshoe & Fondue: At Hardwood Ski and Bike. Not suggested for children but older teens and definitely for parents looking for a cool and unique experience for date night!

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Blue Mountain | Collingwood

2 for 1 Trail Pass: Scenic Caves, last day is Friday. Scenic Caves Nordic Centre is offering a mid-week special as part of Winterfest.

Southern Georgian Bay Winterfest: Ten days of jam-packed fun, dining, live entertainment and outdoor winter activities for the entire family to enjoy!

Winter Weekends: Make every weekend a long weekend at Blue Mountain Village! Starting Friday with the 10:30am Guided Columbia Snowshoe Tour and the fun runs through to Sunday evening with Live Music on every night of the week.

Billabong Flaunt It All Girls Slope Style Contest: at Blue Mountain Resort. Billibong Flaunt It is an all-girls Slopestyle & Rail Jam snowboard series that is aimed at giving girls from all levels a chance to Flaunt It, while providing over $75,000 in cash and prizes for the girls to vie over. Come cheer on the ladies!



Snowshoe by starlight!

Melanoma Awareness Event: Ride along at Blue Mountain Resort with Ski Cross Athletes Davey Barr and Julia Murray! Hear stories from Olympic Skicross athletes and learn all about how to prevent melanoma. You can even sign up for ski lessons with these incredible ambassadors!

Guided Night Snowshoe: at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre, not recommended for young kids. FREE Sugar Shack Sampling and Guided Night Snowshoe on Saturday January 26 beginning at 5:30pm. Fun for the whole family the evening kicks off with a guided Night Snowshoe under the stars.

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Midland



Winter Carnival Kids Fun

PA Day Camp: (Friday) at the Huronia Museum.

Farmers' Market: Midland's Indoor Farmers' & Artisans' Market is held every Saturday from November 3, 2012 to March 30, 2013 at the North Simcoe Sports & Recreation Centre.

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Port Sydney

Winter Carnival: Includes comedy by Yuk Yuk's, a spaghetti dinner, bangers and mash dinner, family skate, bonfire and hot chocolate, pancake breakfast, fishing derby, outdoor & indoor events and kids corner!



Family Day 2013 is approaching fast on February 18. The next long weekend in Ontario is all about family fun. See our website for day trips, event and getaways ideas.

Have a fun and safe weekend! 

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