Archive for January, 2011


Hello Ottawa!

Once again it’s the time of the year to bring out the skating shoes. This February 4 to 21 of 2011,  Winterlude Festival will take the city of Ottawa in storm!  Get ready to enjoy the world’s largest skating rink, The Rideau Canal Skateway. Marvel over impressive ice sculptures, gigantic snow playgrounds and numerous outdoor activities. It’s a Celebration of winter,  music, culture and great food. This year the event takes place in venues all over the city which includes Confederation Park, The Museum of Civilization, Jacques-Cartier Park, Ottawa City Hall and The Rideau Canal Skateway, a UNESCO world heritage.

Rvers, get ready to drive your RV to the eastern part of Ontario. Don’t forget to miss this year’s exciting celebration in Ottawa! Don’t have RV? no worries! Discover Ottawa with RV rentals Canada.

You may visit: http://www.ottawa-information-guide.com for the various scheduled of events.

 

 

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This January visit Ontario as Niagara celebrates the 16th Annual Ice  Wine festival.  Forget about the warmth of the hot coffee, get ready to sip one of Canada’s famous produce ice wine. Serve chilled from frozen grapes, it is picked when temperature stayed below 17 degrees Fahrenheit by Canadian Law.  Canada is one of the largest producer of ice wine in the world and Ontario is the largest producer of ice wine in North America. The making of this expensive wine requires complex process  and procedures, thus there are only few ice wineries in the world.  Wine lovers from all over the world come visit “The Land of Wineries”  to taste their exquisite wines.

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The 2011 Ice wine festival  event features ice wine cocktail competition, ice wine village, gala evening toasts, chestnut roasts, wine and dessert party.Visitors will get their fill of the famous Ontario wines, as local wine makers will host various ice wine activities, winery tours and ice wine tasting by an impressive ice bars.  For those who would like to visit local wineries featured in the festival, you will need to purchase a discovery pass for $30 to allow to sample wines and sumptuous food at different wineries.

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Photo Source: Carnaval de Québec @ http://www.tourmagazine.fr

Starting January 28  to February 13,  Quebec Winter Festival will once again brings the city in a winter wonderland holiday! The world’s largest festival is one of the most sought after event in Canada. The carnival feature various winter activities and extravagant merry making. It also caters outdoor activities like  snow sculptures,  skating, snowmobiling,    snow slides,  canoe racing, dog sledding and zip lines. Visit Arctic Spa Village,  Kraft Village, attend the night parades, watch the spectacular fireworks display and go winter camping.  There’s numerous kid friendly activities and carnival parks that your kids will surely love. Don’t miss out the fun Be sure to mark your calendar. Get your RV ready and join Quebec for this  much awaited winter celebration!

Photo Source: Carnaval de Quebec Official Website

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Every January, Jasper National Park  comes to life. Starting from January 14 to the 30th,   Jasper will celebrate their much awaited winter festival. This festival features live music, day to night activities, great food and street parties. Some of the highlights of the festivals includes the famous Mountain Park Lodges Chili Cook-off, Wine and Beer  tasting, Bear’s Paw Polar Dip and live concerts. For those after an extreme adventure Jasper festival offers various winter outdoor activities. Take your pick from skiing, snowboarding, canyon crawling, sleigh rides, skating and snow shoeing.

This is the best time to visit Jasper because of the numerous room deals discounts and reduced ticket prices. So you can enjoy Alberta’s most celebrated winter festival festivals without worrying about empty savings. There is definitely something for everyone! Don’t miss this fun and exciting winter festival!

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