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Canada fishing lodges for winter carnivals

Forget staying indoors in Canada fishing lodges when you can head out to visit the exciting winter carnivals in Canada. The Pembroke Snospree Carnival, the Quebec Carnival and the Ontario Carnival Bon Soo are amongst the best winter carnivals in Canada.


The Pembroke Snospree Carnival is a celebration of all things fun to do in the winter paradise of Canada. The first weekend in February is the time for the Pembroke Snospree Carnival near Ottawa, Ontario. The festival consists of concerts, gala balls and even warm pancake breakfasts to kick-off the weekend. Enjoy ice skating, snowball fights, pony rides, ice fishing and sledding before retiring to a warm fire in the hearth of Canada fishing lodges.

The weekend usually coincides with the American Football Superbowl on the festival Sunday. The town holds a massive viewing party for the Superbowl. Of the many winter carnivals in Canada, Pembroke’s Snospree Carnival is a wonderful small town celebration that you can be a part of when you stay at Canada fishing lodges nearby.

Quebec Winter Carnival

It may be minus 10ºC, but even this doesn’t stop more than one million people coming out to enjoy the Quebec Winter Carnival. For just over two weeks in early February the city becomes invigorated and shrugs off the winter cold for the biggest winter celebration in the world!

There are masked balls and two major parades during the Quebec Winter Carnival. The frozen Saint Laurent River becomes a track for dogsled competitions and Loto-Quebec becomes the host to outdoor raving disco parties. Snow sculptures abound throughout the city waiting to be judged.

There are sleigh rides, soapbox derbies, ice skating, BBQs and brunches. And keep and eye out for Bonhomme who is a giant cheerful snowman and mascot of the Quebec Winter Carnival.

Ontario Winter Carnival Bon Soo

Sault Saint Marie is the place for the Ontario Winter Carnival Bon Soo. The Ontario Winter Carnival was modelled after the success of the Quebec Winter Carnival and its first celebration took place in 1964. While most visitors spend the winter holiday wrapped in a blanket in front of the fireplace in Canada fishing lodges, the city of Sault Ste Marie ignores the frigid temperatures and braves the outdoors for some good old fashioned winter fun!

Ontario Winter Carnival Bon Soo begins in early February. Venues include the Roberta Bondar Pavilion, Union Hall, McMeeken Centre, Bellevue Park and various restaurants around town.

During the Ontario Winter Carnival you can delight in dogsled races, pool tournaments, excellent dinners, cross country skiing, snow boarding, art exhibitions, Elvis contests, ice skating shows, concerts and karaoke. The Ontario Winter Carnival is by far one of the most enjoyable and fun winter carnivals in Canada.

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