Welcome to our winter carnivals, celebrations of all things winter.
- Potato Festival in Milford (January 25/26, 2019)
- Ice Box outdoor art event (February 2-10 2019)
- Flashback February (Feb 16-23, 2019)
- Sophiasburgh Winter Carnival (Feb 16, 2019)
- Snowfest / Family Day at Sandbanks (Family Day February 18, 2019)
There are lots of winter-time activities to choose from! Cross country skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling, hockey, curling and skating … Or, just cozy up by a roaring fire with some good food, good wine and good friends!
- X-COUNTRY SKIING
For cross-country skiiers, Sandbanks Provincial Park has 10 kms of trails, and Macaulay Mountain conservation area has 11 km. Or, try snowshoeing the frozen dunes for an uncommon view of a popular beach.
- ICE FISHING
Test your mettle as the mercury goes down with some ice fishing. The Bay of Quinte is one of the top walleye fishing spots in the world. Several local businesses offer ice-fishing packages and accommodation packages.
The County loves its hockey! The Wellington Dukes are a Junior “A” ice hockey team from Wellington. The Picton Pirates are a Canadian Junior ice hockey team based in Picton.
- ICE SKATING
The County offers 2 rinks with public skating, and Wellington also has an outdoor rink.
Join in on the fun at Prince Edward Curling Club.
- FITNESS & AQUATICS
Prince Edward Fitness & Aquatic (PEFAC) facility provides recreational, physical, therapeutic and social opportunities for all ages and abilities.
- INDOOR WALKING PROGRAMS
Keep active even in cold weather with indoor walking programs at P.E.C.I. , Wellington Community Centre indoor track, or Community Care for Seniors programs.
Check out more winter activities …