• Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival Lineup
  • Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival Lineup

Winter Carnival

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The Kirkland Lake Festivals Committee and several local organizations are presenting 18 days of events for the 2017 Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival from February 16th - March 5th. Details will be announced in late November.



Printable Winter Carnival Schedule



David Myles Tickets: for ticket information on the David Myles concert, click HERE

New Music Night Tickets: for ticket information on the New Music Night concert, click HERE

Fish Derby Packages: for ticket information on the Fish Derby & Pub, click HERE

Past Performers: See a list of past KL Winter Carnival performers HERE



Snow Sculpture Entry Form: HERE

Curling Bonspiel Entry Form: HERE

Kids Derby Entry Form: HERE

2016 Fish Derby Rules: HERE



2016 Kirkland Lake Carnival Video

Winter Carnival Poster

Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival
February 11-28, 2016



DAY 1: Thursday, February 11, 2016


CJKL Carnival Queen Crowning & Fashion Show
date: Thursday, February 11, 2016
time: 7:30pm
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: $15
on sale date: Jan 20/16, 6pm
location: Complex lobby
more info: here


DAY 2: Friday, February 12, 2016


Live Pro Wrestling
presented by: KL Swamp Donkeys
date: Friday, February 12, 2016
location: Northern College Gymnasium
time: 7pm (doors 6pm)
tickets: $10 advance, $15 door
outlets: both locations of Mac's
website: here

Rotary Winter Carnival Classic
Hockey Tournament
dates: February 12-14, 2016
location: Community Complex
divisions: men 19+, mixed 19+, men 35+
email: klrotaryclub@hotmail.com
contact: 705-668-1218
registration form: here

Moonlight Snowshoe Social
1k, 3k, 5k
date: Friday, February 12, 2016
time: 7-8pm
location: Community Complex Snowshoe Trails
cost: free
snowshoes: first come first serve
contact: 567-5215
hosted by: KL Parks N Rec

Free Sleigh Rides
presented by KL Gold
date: Friday, February 12, 2016
time: 6:30-9pm
location: Museum of Northern History
includes: free hot chocolate
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee

Carnival Shop N Stop
date: Friday, February 12, 2016
time: 5-7pm
location: Royal Canadian Legion
menu: prime rib dinner
cost: $12.50
tickets: Legion
contact: 567-3888
proceeds: KL Pooling Together
hosted by: KL Ministerial Group


DAY 3: Saturday, February 13, 2016


New Music Night

Scott Helman, Ria Mae & Eric Zayne
date: Saturday, February 13, 2016
time: 8pm (doors 7pm)
venue: Northern College Gymnasium
ages: All Ages (back of floor licensed)
tickets: $20 advance, $30 at the door
on sale: beginning Dec 1st
ticket outlet: Community Complex
online tickets: here
more info: here

Free Kids Matinee
presented by KL Gold
date: Saturday, February 13, 2016
time: 2pm
location: Heritage North
movie: Inside Out
cost: free

KL Amazing Race
Winter Edition
date: Saturday, February 13, 2016
time: 10am (registration 9:15)
registration begins: Jan 25th
location: Community Complex
cost: $20 per team
teams: 2 adults per team
maximum: 18 teams
contact: 567-5215
email: kim.klockars@tkl.ca
hosted by: KL Parks N Rec

Snowdrifters Poker Run
presented by Golden Corridor Snowdrifters
dates: Saturday, February 13, 2016
time: 11am-3pm
location: Royal Canadian Legion
cost: $10 per poker hand
winning poker hand: $500 cash
sponsored by: KL Festivals Committee
includes: Tim Horton's chili, door prizes
contact: 568-0243
OFSC: free snowmobiling weekend

Rotary Winter Carnival Classic
Hockey Tournament
dates: February 12-14, 2016
location: Community Complex
divisions: men 19+, mixed 19+, men 35+
email: klrotaryclub@hotmail.com
contact: 705-668-1218
registration form: here

Stingrays Steak BBQ, Dance & Silent Auction
dates: Saturday, February 13, 2016
time: 5:30pm
location: Assomption Hall
cost: $25
tickets: from club members
contact: Angela 568-5463


DAY 4: Sunday, February 14, 2016


Kids Winter Jam Party
St Andrew Goldfields presents
(formerly Stars of Pop)
date: Sunday, February 14, 2016
time: 7pm (doors 6pm)
venue: Northern College Gymnasium
tickets: $10 advance, $15 at the door
on sale: beginning Dec 1st
ticket outlet: Community Complex
online tickets: here
more info: here

Rotary Winter Carnival Classic
Hockey Tournament
dates: February 12-14, 2016
location: Community Complex
divisions: men 19+, mixed 19+, men 35+
email: klrotaryclub@hotmail.com
contact: 705-668-1218
registration form: here


DAY 5: Monday, February 15, 2016


NorthernTel Kids Carnival
dates: Monday, February 15, 2016
time: 11am-2pm
location: Northern College Gymnasium
ages: 10 years & under
cost: free
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


DAY 6: Tuesday, February 16, 2016


Kinsmen Sliding Party
date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016
time: 6:30-8pm
location: Central Public School
admission: free

Night On Broadway

featuring local performers
date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016
time: 7pm
location: Museum of Northern History
tickets: $15
ticket location: Museum
Contact by email: mcgill15@hotmail.com
present by: Museum Auxillary

Carnival Fireworks
date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016
time: 8pm
location: Central Public School
admission: free


DAY 7: Wednesday, February 17, 2016


Rotary Hypnotist Show
dates: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
time: 7pm
featuring: Robert Maxwell
location: Northern College Auditorium
ages: all ages family show
cost: $10
on sale: beginning Dec 1st
ticket outlets: Goldland's, Mac's West or KL Rotary Members
hosted by: KL Rotary Club

Carnival Cribbage Tournament
dates: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
location: Royal Canadian Legion
registration: 6:30 pm
tournament: 7 pm
cost: $5 per person
format: bring your own partner
more info: 567-3888


DAY 8: Thursday, February 18, 2016


David Myles

date: Thursday, February 18, 2016
time: 7:30pm (doors 7pm)
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: $25 advance, $35 at the door
on sale: beginning Dec 1st
ticket outlet: Community Complex
online tickets: here
more info: here


DAY 9: Friday, February 19, 2016


Everybody Loves Pirates
date: Friday, February 19, 2016
time: 6:30pm
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: $10 advance
ticket outlet: Hobby Shop, Mac's East
presented by: Family Entertainment Series
more info: here

Wok With Chesty
in honour of Chesty Clowater
presented by: NEOFACS & ECJV
date: Friday, February 19, 2016
time: 5pm-7pm
location: Royal Canadian Legion
cost: $15
tickets: Legion, Pronto, NEOFACS
proceeds to: Christmas Angel & ECJV
contact: Lisa Rae 567-9201 ext 4225

Free Sleigh Rides
presented by KL Gold
date: Friday, February 19, 2016
time: 6:30-9pm
location: Museum of Northern History
includes: free hot chocolate
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee

Lasalle Theatre 24 Hour Playwright Challenge
dates: February 19-20, 2016
location: KLDCS
cost for ages 13-17: $15
cost for ages 18+: $25
includes: snacks
register before: Feb 5th
challenge begins: Feb 19 at 7pm
public presentation: Feb 20 at 7pm
admission for show: $10
email contact: chrissy@savethelasalle.com
telephone contact: 567-4981 ext 50101
hosted by: KLDCS Stage Devils


DAY 10: Saturday, February 20, 2016


Alamos Gold
$50,000 Fish Derby

date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
time: 8am-2pm (gates 7am)
location: Otto Lake at Culver Park
ticket packages: $100 (SOLD OUT)
includes: derby entry, elimination draw entry & pub
on sale: beginning Dec 1st
ticket outlet: Community Complex
online tickets: here
more info: here

Free Kids Fish Derby

date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
time: 8am-2pm
location: Otto Lake at Culver Park
cost: free
ages: 18 years & under
entry forms at: Community Complex
download entry form: here
more info: here

Lasalle Theatre 24 Hour Playwright Challenge
date: Saturday, Feb 20, 2016
location: KLDCS
time: 7pm
admission: $10
hosted by: KLDCS Stage Devils

Fish Derby Pub
20 Ride-Zac Brown tribute

date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
time: 9pm-1am
venue: Northern College Gymnasium
ages: 19+ only (licensed)
featuring: 20 Ride - Zac Brown Band tribute
available: Dec 1/15 with Fish Derby Package
pub tickets: $20 advance, $30 at the door
on sale: Jan 15th
ticket outlet: Community Complex
online tickets: available Jan 15
more info: here

Kids Inflatables
date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
time: 10am-4pm
location: KLDCS Gymnasium
cost: $15 all day pass
proceeds to: KLDCS Sr. Girls Basketball Team

Carnival Cribbage Tournament
date: Saturday, Feb 20, 2016
location: Assomption Hall
time: 1:30 (registration at 1pm)
cost: $10 per team
prizes: cash for 1st & 2nd
canteen: open
more info: 567-5003
hosted by: Alliance Club


DAY 11: Sunday, February 21, 2016


Kids Inflatables
date: Sunday, February 21, 2016
time: 10am-4pm
location: KLDCS Gymnasium
cost: $15 all day pass
proceeds to: KLDCS Sr. Girls Basketball Team

Carnival Badminton Tournament
date: Sunday, February 21, 2016
location: KLDCS Gymnasium
registration: 7-7:30pm in foyer
tournament: 7:30-9pm
cost: FREE
prizes: sponsored by KL Festivals
ages: 13 & over
format: doubles (novice, advanced)
contact: 705-642-3634
hosted by: KL Badminton Club

Knights of Columbus
Carnival Breakfast
dates: Sunday, February 21, 2016
time: 9am-1pm
location: Holy Name Parish Hall
cost: $10
hosted by: Knights of Columbus & Catholic Women's League

Free Kids Matinee
presented by KL Gold
date: Sunday, February 21, 2016
time: 2pm
location: Heritage North
movie: Minions
cost: free


DAY 12: Monday, February 22, 2016


Free Family Swim
sponsored by Northland Power
dates: Monday, February 22, 2016
time: 6:30-8 pm
location: KL Community Complex
cost: FREE
hosted by: KL Parks N Rec
sponsored by: Northland Power

Extendicare Winter Games
dates: Monday, February 22, 2016
time: 2pm
location: Extendicare Activity Room
events: ice fishing, donut eating contest, snowball throwing & nail pounding


DAY 13: Tuesday, February 23, 2016


ECJV Dinner & Show - C'est dans l'temps
date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016
location: E.C.J.V.
5pm: Pasta Dinner in the gym sponsored by Dino's Pizzeria
7pm: live show in the cafetorium
price: $20 (SOLD OUT)
tickets: ECJV front office, Grade 11 & 12 students, or from Pamela or Sylvie

Kids Curling Bonspiel
date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016
time: 4:30-6 pm
ages: 5-15 yrs
cost: FREE
location: Kirkland Lake Curling Club
format: fun games, crazy carpet races & more. No experience required
includes: pizza & juice box
wear: clean indoor shoes, warm & comfortable clothes
contact: 705-567-3227
hosted by: KL Curling Club


DAY 14: Wednesday, February 24, 2016


Snow Sculpture Judging
dates: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
divisions: school & public
prizes: $250, $100, $50 (each division)
entry fee: free
sponsored by: KL Kinsmen Club
entry form: here

Carnival Bingo Bash
date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
time: 6:30 pm
location: Kirkland Lake Bingo Hall
specials: 4 free games, zip games & more
includes: free dabber
sponsored by: King Lebel
website: here
presented by: KL Bingo Hall

KLFD Bonfire & Skating
date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
time: 6-8 pm
location: Central Public School
cost: FREE
hosted by: KL Fire Department

Sip 'n Paint
date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
time: 7-9 pm
location: Legion Branch 87
cost: $30
includes: silent auction
for tickets: Lise or Laura 567-9331
proceeds to: Community Living Van Fundraiser
hosted by: KL Community Living


DAY 15: Thursday, February 25, 2016


Kabaret
dates: February 25-27, 2016
time: 7pm (doors 6:30pm)
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: $15 advance ($18 door)
outlets: Breault's, Pronto, Goldland's, Federal Variety & Board Members
presented by: Kabaret Charitable Foundation

Richelieu Hops & Grapes Festival
Wine & Beer Tasting Event
dates: Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
time: 7pm
venue: Heritage North
tickets: $100
reservations: 705-567-3542
age of majority: required
free taxi service: sponsored by St Cyr & Associates
proceeds to: Kirkland & District Hospital Foundation
presented by: Club Richelieu de Kirkland Lake


DAY 16: Friday, February 26, 2016


Kabaret
dates: February 25-27, 2016
time: 7pm (doors 6:30pm)
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: $15 advance ($18 door)
outlets: Breault's, Pronto, Goldland's, Federal Variety & Board Members
presented by: Kabaret Charitable Foundation

Carnival Shop N Stop
date: Friday, February 26, 2016
time: 5-7pm
location: Royal Canadian Legion
menu: Cabbage Roll Casserole, Perogies, Salads
cost: $10
tickets: Legion
contact: 567-3888
hosted by: Legion Ladies Auxiliary


KL Skating Club's Ice Show
date: Friday, February 26, 2016
location: Community Complex
tickets: $10
Elementary School Aged Children: free when accompanied by an adult
ticket outlet: Community Complex

Free Sleigh Rides
presented by KL Gold
date: Friday, February 26, 2016
time: 6:30-9pm
location: Museum of Northern History
includes: free hot chocolate
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


DAY 17: Saturday, February 27, 2016


Free Kids Matinee
presented by KL Gold
date: Saturday, February 27, 2016
time: 2pm
location: Heritage North
movie: Hotel Transylvania 2
cost: free

Kabaret
dates: February 25-27, 2016
time: 7pm (doors 6:30pm)
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: $15 advance ($18 door)
outlets: Breault's, Pronto, Goldland's, Federal Variety & Board Members
presented by: Kabaret Charitable Foundation

Yuk Yuk's Comedy Night
date: Saturday, February 27, 2016
doors: 6pm
dinner: 7pm
location: Royal Canadian Legion
entertainment: 2 live comedians
tickets: Legion
cost: $38
contact: 567-3888

Ontario Early Years
Sliding Party
date: Saturday, February 27, 2016
time: 10am-2pm
location: Central School
includes: snacks & prizes
to register: 705-567-8837
helmet: please wear a helmet
presented by: Ontario Early Years

Snow Drag Races (CANCELLED)
date: Saturday, February 27, 2016
hosted by: Team Northern Throttle
location: KL Snow Dump
registration: 9am-Noon
racing begins: Noon
cost: $40 (plus $25 additional race)
contact:Blair 668-0909 or Mike 668-1245
more info: here

Bubble Soccer Extravaganza
date: Saturday, February 27, 2016
time: 11am-3pm
location: Northern College Gymnasium
cost: $5 per 30 minutes
contact: 567-5215
email: kim.klockars@tkl.ca
hosted by: KL Parks N Rec

KL Gold Miners vs
Rayside Balfour Canadians
dates: Saturday, February 27, 2016
time: 7:30pm
location: Community Complex


DAY 18: Sunday, February 28, 2016


Carnival Curling Bonspiel
date: Sunday, February 28, 2016
time: 11am-5pm (dinner at 5pm
location: KL Curling Club
cost: $200 per team
includes: lunch, dinner & prizes
format: three 4-end games
contact: klfestivals@hotmail.com
registration form: here

KL Gold Miners vs
Iroquois Falls Eskis
dates: Sunday, February 28, 2016
time: 2:30pm
location: Community Complex