Feel the festive vibes over the winter school break at Winter Carnival on the Markham Fairgrounds! Just in time for Christmas vacation, Winter Carnival is an immersive unique experience that you cannot miss. So, grab the kids and spend the day together on a special outing.

Since Winter Carnival is mostly an indoor event, you don’t even have to worry about the weather report. Come in from the cold to this unique event, sure to wow both children and adults alike! It features carnival rides, bouncy castles, animatronic dinosaurs, ice sculptures, games, magicians, DJs, food, shopping, and much more.

Whether you want to take advantage of our many photo opportunities, go on thrill rides, try your luck at carnival games, take in a show, or snack on delicious treats, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Entertainment includes:

  • Animatronic Dinosaurs — Get up close to life-size moving roarrrring dinosaurs! Learn about these majestic creatures that roamed our earth millions of years ago.
  • Carnival Rides — Sure to thrill both kids and kids-at-heart! Breeze down the slide, feel the rush of the Sizzler, and spin your hearts out on the Berry-Go-Round.
  • Bouncy Castles — Winter Carnival has bouncy castles that range in size, including slides, obstacle courses, jousts and more.
  • Ice Sculptures — Vote for your favourite ice sculpture in this contest, created by many of the most talented sculptors in Ontario, all vying for a grand prize!
  • Magen Boys Dance Party — This DJ and dance crew are ready to get you moving, so get your dancing shoes on, and get ready to jam out and have some fun!
  • Bella Magic — With her contact crystal ball, comedy, dance juggling and holiday-themed magic, the Bella Magic Show ensures you will be mesmerized and entertained.

Winter Carnival

When: December 23, 2022 – January 8, 2023
Time: 10:00am-6:00pm
Where: Markham Fairgrounds, 10801 McCowan Road, Markham
Website: www.wintercarnival.to

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