ange-and-rubyFrost Festival 2017 – February 18th

The 2017 Frost Festival schedule of events may change slightly as activities are confirmed (please check back regularly for updates):

  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Lions Club Brunch at Head Lake Park (breakfast items and BBQ available).  Try the locally produced Red Fife Pancakes courtesy of Foodland Ontario.
  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Try curling on Head Lake with the volunteers from the Haliburton Curling Club
  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Snowshoe Games with YMCA Camp Wanakita
  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Haliburton County Snowmobile Association displays and meet the trail groomer
  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Bannock, S’mores and fire with the Haliburton Highlands Museum and Deep Roots Team Building
  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Art Attack with the Rails End Gallery & Arts Centre
  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Meet Elli Nash and learn what a equine farrier does for a living.  Live demonstrations.
  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Mini-putt on ice sponsored by Hockey Haven and Highland Dog
  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Tours of the Fish Hatchery (on Gelert Road) sponsored by the Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association
  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Meet the ‘Canadian Mounted Games Worlds Under 17′ competitors and learn about their sport
  • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Horse Drawn Wagon rides with Irvin Holland sponsored by the Haliburton BIA
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Broomball and hot chocolate with Youth Unlimited
  • 10:30 am Crowing of the Ambassador
  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Ride a pony with South Algonquin Trails sponsored by the Rotary Club of Haliburton
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm “Frost Family Storytime Craft” at the Dysart branch of the Haliburton County Public Library
  • 1:00 pm until finished the Lions Club Polar Bear Challenge (first plunge at 1:00 pm).  We would like to thank the Dysart Fire Department and Algonquin Highlands  Fire Department for their support
  • 1:30 – 3:30 pm Kids Dogsledding with Winterdance sponsored by Haliburton Foodland
  • 4:00 & 6:00 pm Lasagna Dinner at the Fellowship Room Haliburton United Church (Take out available)

This is a completely free fun filled day of outdoor activity and recreation for the entire family.  Everything from horse drawn wagon rides, pony rides and sled dog rides around the park.  For those 560seeking a bit more extreme sport, join the Polar Bear Challenge to help raise funds with the Lion’s Club for the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation and The Hospital for Sick Kids Music Therapy Program.


If you’d like more information or if you’d like to volunteer or provide an activity for this community event, please contact or call 705-457-1740 x. 35 and ask to speak to Andrea Mueller, Recreation Coordinator.

Thank you to all of our supporters:

  • Algonquin Highlands Fire Department
  • Dysart Fire Department
  • Foodland Ontario
  • Haliburton BIA
  • Haliburton County Public Library – Dysart Branch
  • Haliburton Curling Club
  • Haliburton Foodland
  • Haliburton Highlands Museum
  • Haliburton Hockey Haven Sports Camp
  • Haliburton Lions Club
  • Haliburton Outdoors Association and Fish Hatchery
  • Haliburton Snowmobile Association
  • Haliburton United Church
  • Highland Dog
  • Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre
  • Rotary Club of Haliburton
  • South Algonquin Trails
  • YMCA Wanakita
  • Winterdance Dogsled Tours
  • South Algonquin Trails
  • Irvin Holland
  • Youth Unlimited
  • and our many volunteers!