The Loyalist Township Winter Carnival returns to communities across the municipality from January 18th to 25th. There's lots of family-fun happening, don't miss out! Check out the jam-packed itinerary below:

Saturday, January 18th

  • 10:30 AM S.T.E.A.M. Quest (Amherstview Library Branch) “Winter Friends” – Let it snow! Make new friends with a wintry craft, LEGO challenge and Giant Games.
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Family Fun Food Workshop Winter Wonders - Learn the art of treat decorating! This entertaining workshop offers an opportunity to create fun, exciting winter themed treats! *At the Leisure & Activity Centre. $15 per child, adults are free when accompanied by a child. Registration required. Visit to register.

Sunday, January 19th

  • 1:00 PM - 2:50 PM Lace Em’ Up Loyalist FREE Public Skate Sponsored by - Brookland Fine Homes
  • 7:25 PM Amherstview Jets vs. Port Hope Admission fees apply.

Monday, January 20th

  • Snow Creation Contest “Best in Snow” begins! Send a photo of your family’s snow creation to for a chance to win a FREE six month swim/skate membership

Tuesday, January 21st

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Toonie Skate
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM FREE Public Swim Sponsored by - Comtech Fire Credit Union

Wednesday, January 22nd

  • 10:30 AM Storytime at the Library (Amherstview Branch) Playful Little Penguins – Join us for stories, songs and crafts all about these penguins. Be prepared to protect your egg and waddle, waddle, waddle! 
  • 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM Lace Em’ Up Loyalist FREE Public Skate Sponsored by - Brookland Fine Homes 
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Bonfire Christmas Tree Bonfire, and Outdoor Skating Party (weather permitting) Free hot chocolate, hot dogs and marshmallows while quantities last. Please bring your own marshmellow roasting stick. Sponsored by Comtech Fire Credit Union, the Odessa Firefighters Association, and the Community & Customer Service Department
  • 6:30 PM S.T.E.A.M. Quest (Bath Library Branch) Whoo loves winter? – Join us to make a soft sculpture owl and other owl crafts, learn about our winter friends, and enjoy a snack and some hot chocolate.  Program is adaptable for all ages and abilities

Thursday, January 23rd

  • 6:00 PM Library Tween Night (Amherstview Branch) Winter Magic – Tweens who love experimenting will love these cool chemistry creations. Get ready to sparkle, swirl and slime through the winter.

Friday, January 24th

  • “Best in Snow” Snow sculpture contest ends.
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM  FREE Public Swim Sponsored by Comtech Fire Credit Union

Saturday, January 25th

  • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM Odessa Lions Club Pancake Breakfast Cost: Ages 5-12 - $5.00 Adults - $7.00 Location: Odessa Fair Grounds Palace
  • 10:30 AM S.T.E.A.M. Quest (Amherstview Library Branch) Bundle Up! – We’ll be exploring winter weather and how to stay warm through S.T.E.A.M. activities such as “Blubber Glove” and “Fishing for Ice”.
  • 8:00 PM Winter Carnival Dance, Odessa Fairgrounds Music by Rick Storms and Jim Patterson, Presented by The Odessa Agricultural Society; Midnight buffet, Tickets $15.00 each, available at Pop In, The Corner Pocketer, Mr. Gas and Savages. For further information - 613-561-9461

Check out the flyer below or click here for more details. 

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