Winterlude Events Not To Miss This Week
It’s that time of year again! Here’s what you don’t want to miss this week at Winterlude.
PyeongChang 2018 Ice Sculpture from the Korean Embassy
Time: Friday, February 2 to Sunday, February 18, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Monday, February 19, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Confederation Park (Crystal Garden)
Get into the Olympic spirit and check out some amazing ice sculptures of the PyeongChang Olympics and Paralympic Winter Games Mascots. Get to know Soohorang the white tiger and Bandabi the black bear who stands for courage and determination.
Downtown Rideau Chill Factor presents Chill Lounge
Time: February 2 to 19, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m
Location: Rideau at Ogilvy Square (Nicholas Street between Rideau and Besserer Streets)
Chillax in an ultra cool lounge surrounded by evergreen trees, Muskoka chairs and snow art. Grab a hot coco and take selfie with your pals!
Tim Hortons Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival
Location: Rideau Canal Skateway, Dow’s Lake
Time: Friday, February 9, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (practices), 6 p.m. (opening ceremony at the Lago Bar and Grill) and Saturday, February 10, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (competition)
Don’t miss out on the world’s largest ice dragon boat event on the world’s largest skating rink! This unique experience will bring a smile to faces young and old!
OLG Live DJ – DJ Rodrigo
Location: Marion Dewar Plaza
Time: Fridays, February 2, 9 and 16, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, February 3, 8:15 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, February 10 and 17, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays, February 4, 11 and 18, 11 a.m. to 5 pm. Monday, February 19, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Bust a move on City Halls SENS Rink of Dreams! Become the ice dancer you’ve always dreamed to be with DJ Rodrigo’s live music.
Canadian Ice-Carvers’ Society Ice-Carving Championship
Location: Confederation Park, Brrr Stage
Time: Saturday, February 10, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Come cheer on your favourite sculptures and watch ice carvers work their magic!
Tim Hortons – Sampling
Location: Jacques-Cartier Park North
Time: Saturdays and Sundays, February 10, 11, 17, 18 and Monday, February 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Did someone say free? Enjoy some sampling of hot beverages courtesy of Tim Hortons.