• Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival Lineup

Winter Carnival

The Kirkland Lake Festivals Committee and several local organizations are presenting 18 days of events for the 2014 Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival from February 13th - March 2nd.


2014 Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival Video


Download a copy of the complete schedule. (1.79 MB pdf)

2014 Schedule of Events

CJKL Carnival Queen Crowning & Fashion Show

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: Northern College Auditorium
Tickets: $15
On sale: Jan 22/14, 6 pm at Complex
Presented by: CJKL Carnival Queen
                       Pageant Committee
Website: www.cjklfm.com


Free Sleigh Rides presented by K.L. Gold

Date: Friday, February 14, 2014
Time: 6-9 pm
Location: Museum of Northern History
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


Family Snowshoe Photo Rally

When: Saturday, February 15th at 11am
Where: Meet at the Complex then follow
             the 1km snowshoe trail behind the
             complex
What: A Photo Rally involves each team
          (family) to take pictures of random
          and commonly found objects /
          scenarios from a list provided by the
          facilitator. The main purpose is to
          have fun and be as creative/silly as
          possible. Each family must provide
          their own camera/smartphone to
          take pictures.
Cost: FREE
Register by: Thursday Feb 13.
**Only 10 pairs of adult snowshoes and 27 pairs of junior snowshoe available


Helicopter Rides

Dates: Sat Feb 15 & Sun Feb 16, 2014
Time: 11am-4pm
Location: Northern College
Cost: $50 per person
Hosted by: Sunrise Helicopters


Stars of Pop Concert

Date: Sunday, February 16, 2014
Time: 7 pm
Location: Northern College Gymnasium
Tributes: Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus &
               Selena Gomez
Tickets: $10
Ticket location: KL Complex
On sale: beginning Dec 6/13
Online tickets: here beginning Dec 10
Presented by: KL Festivals Committee


NorthernTel Kids Carnival

Date: Monday, February 17, 2014
Time: 11am-2pm
Location: Northern College Gymnasium
Ages: 10 & under
Admission: free
Includes: games & prizes for all kids
Science North: free exhibits
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


ECJV Pasta Dinner & Show

Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Time: dinner at 5 pm, show at 7 pm
Location: E.C.J.V.
Theme: Medicine for the Winter Blues
Tickets: $20
Available: Grade 11 & 12 students or at
                ECJV
On sale: beginning Dec 6/13
Proceeds to: ECJV Sr. Trip & Music
                     Program
Hosted by: ECJV


Rotary Magic Show

Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014
Time: 7 pm
Venue: Northern College Auditorium
Featuring: The Magic of Coby
Ages: all ages
Tickets: $10
On sale: beginning Dec 6/13
Location: KL Complex or Rotary Members
Presented by: KL Rotary Club


Free Sleigh Rides presented by K.L. Gold

Date: Friday, February 21, 2014
Time: 6-9 pm
Location: Museum of Northern History
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


AuRico Gold $50,000 Winter Carnival Fish Derby

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014
Time: 8am-2pm
Location: Otto Lake (Culver Park)
Ages: 19 years & older
Pike prizes: $5000, $1000 & $500
Pickerel prizes: $5000, $1000 & $500
Tagged fish: 5x$5000 tagged fish
Elimination draw: $5,000
Attendance prizes: for all participants
Tickets $100
Includes: admission to Winterfest Pub
Extra pub ticket: $25 (at time of purchase
                          only)
On sale: beginning Dec 6/13
Ticket location: KL Complex
Online tickets: here beginning Dec 10
Derby rules: here
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee
Sponsored by: AuRico Gold


Free Kids Matinees presented by K.L. Gold

Dates: Sat Feb 22 & Sun Feb 23, 2014
Time: 2 pm
Location: KLDCS
Movie: The Smurfs 2
Admission: free
Food Concessions: open
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


Carnival Squash Tournament

Date: Monday, February 24, 2014
Time: 6 pm
Location: KL Community Complex
Divisions: youth, mens & ladies
Cost: Free
Prizes: Cash
To register: 705-567-5215
Sponsored by: KL Festivals Committee


Kinsmen Sliding & Skating Party

Includes: free hot chocolate donated by
               Tim Horton’s
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Time: 6:30-8 pm
Location: Central Public School grounds
Admission: free
Ages: all ages
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


Free Family Swimming Party

Date: Wednesday the 26th, 2014
Time: 6:30-8 pm
Location: KL Community Complex
Cost: Free
Sponsored by: KL Parks N Rec


Kabaret

Dates: February 27-March 1
Time: 7 pm
Doors open: 6:30, show starts at 7pm
Venue: Northern College Auditorium
Advance tickets: $12
At the door: $15
Tickets sellers: K.L Corner Store, Breaults
                        Castle Building Center, The
                        New Macs, The Pronto
                        Store, Federal Variety and
                        Goldland Billiards
Presented by: Kabaret Charitable
                       Foundation


Free Sleigh Rides presented by K.L. Gold

Date: Friday, February 28, 2014
Time: 6-9 pm
Location: Museum of Northern History
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


Snowmobile Drag Races

Date: Saturday, March 1st
Location: Kirkland Lake Snow Dump
Event Details
Registration: 8:00 - 10:30am
Driver’s meeting: 10:30am - 11:00 a.m.
Races (with elimination): 11 am - dusk
Racer entry fee: $50 for 1st division,
                          $20 per additional division
Divisions: 0-600, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1000
                and up, and open
Spectator fee: Donation in tent
Concessions: coffee, hot chocolate, hot
                      dogs and hamburgers
Hosts: Team Northern Throttle and Rosko
           Power Sports


Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Night

Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Cocktails: 6 pm
Dinner: 7 pm
Location: Royal Canadian Legion
Tickets: $38
Ticket location: Branch 87
Hosted by: Royal Canadian Legion


Sliding Party hosted by Ontario Early Years Centre

Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: Central Public School Hill
Details: for more information and/or
             to register contact Ontario Early
             Years Centre 705-567-8837


Carnival Curling Bonspiel

Date: Sunday, March 2, 2014
Time: 11-6
Location: KL Curling Club
Format: 3 four-end games
Cost: $200 per team
Includes: lunch & dinner
Registration form: here
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


Rotary Carnival Classic Hockey Tournament

Dates: February 14-16, 2014
Location: KL Community Complex
Ages: 19 years & older
Divisions: Oldtimers, 19 & over, mixed
Blueline room: open all weekend
Hosted by: KL Rotary Club
Email contact: klrotaryclub@gmail.com
Registration form: here
Game schedule: here

Classified

Date: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Time: 8 pm
Venue: Northern College Gymnasium
Opening act: Young Stitch & Sentral
                      Soldiers
Ages: all ages
Licensed area: back of floor
Tickets: $35 advance
             $40 at the door
Ticket location: K.L. Complex
On sale: beginning December 6/13
Online tickets: here beginning Dec 10
Presented by: KL Festivals Committee


Free Kids Matinees presented by K.L. Gold

Dates: Sat Feb 15 & Sun Feb 16, 2014
Time: 2 pm
Location: KLDCS
Movie: Despicable Me 2
Admission: free
Food Concessions: open
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


Carnival Fun Run

Date: Sunday, February 16, 2014
Time: 10 am
Location: Community Complex
Hosted by: Town of Kirkland Lake
Cost: Free
Details: 2.4k, 5k, 7.7k or 10k
Advance registration: required
Contact: 705-567-5215


Carnival Cribbage Tournament

Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Time: 7 pm
Registration: 6:30 pm
Cost: $5 per person
Format: bring your own partner


Bruce Cockburn

Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: Northern College Auditorium
Tickets: $30 advance ($40 at the door)
Ticket location: KL Complex
On sale: beginning Dec 6/13
Online tickets: here beginning Dec 10
Cafeteria bar: before show & intermission
Presented by: KL Festivals Committee


Carnival Shop N Stop

Date: Friday, February 21, 2014
Time: 5-7
Location: Royal Canadian Legion
Menu: Roast Beef dinner
Cost: $12
Hosted by: Branch 87


KL Gold Miners vs Soo Thunderbirds

Date: Friday, February 21, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: KL Community Complex
Website: www.nojhl.com


AuRico Kids Fish Derby

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014
Time: 8am-2pm
Location: Otto Lake (Culver Park)
Ages: 18 years & under
Pike prizes: $100, $50 & $25
Pickerel prizes: $100, $50 & $25
Free gift: first 100 kids
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee
Sponsored by: AuRico Gold


David Wilcox-Winterfest Pub

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014
Elimination draw: 6pm
Live music: 9pm
Venue: Northern College Gymnasium
Ages: 19 & older only
Opening act: Sab & Family Band
On sale: Dec 6/13 with Derby package
Single tickets: $25 beginning Jan 17/14
Ticket location: KL Complex
Online tickets: here beginning Dec 10
Presented by: KL Festivals Committee


The Federal Tavern Carnival Skating Party

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014
Time: 7-9 pm
Location: KL Community Complex
Admission: free
Hosted by: KL Parks n Rec


Kids Inflatables

Dates: Sat Feb 22 & Sun Feb 23, 2014
Time: 10-4 pm
Location: KLDCS Gymnasium
Cost: $15 for all-day pass
Proceeds to: KLDCS Basketball


Knights of Columbus Carnival Breakfast

Date: Sunday, February 23, 2014
Time: 9-1
Location: Holy Name Parish Hall


Extendicare Winter Games

Date: Monday, Feb 24, 2014
Time: 2pm
Location: activity room
Events: ice fishing, snow ball throwing & nail pounding


Fireworks

Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Central School
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee
Presented by: KL Festivals Committee


Lasalle Coffee House with Kathryn Nemscok

Date: Wed Feb 26 & Thurs Feb 27, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Tickets: t.b.a.
Hosted by: Save The Lasalle
Website: www.savethelasalle.com


Free swim sponsored by Ontario Early Years

Date: Friday Feb 28th
Time: 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Location: at the complex
Hosted by: Ontario Early Years


Carnival Shop N Stop

Date: Friday, February 28, 2014
Time: 5-7
Location: Royal Canadian Legion
Menu: Beef on a bun
cost: $10 adults, $5 kids 10 & under
Hosted by: Ladies Auxiliary


KL Skating Club’s Ice Show

Date: Friday, February 28, 2014
Time: 7 pm
Venue: KL Community Complex
Tickets: $10
Ticket location: KL Complex
Presented by: KL Skating Club


Kirkland Lake Aquatic Club Dance

Date: February 28, 2014
Times: Grades 4-6 from 6:30-8:30 pm
           Grades 7-10 from 9-11pm
Location: ECJV
Cost: $5 per person
Snacks: available for purchase


Snowdrifters Family Poker Run

Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Time: 11-3
Location: Royal Canadian Legion
Cost: $20
Includes: door prizes, chili & more
Winning Poker Hand: $500 cash
Sponsored by: KL Festivals
Hosted by: Golden Corridor Snowdrifters


Roller Derby Scrimmage

Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Northern College
Admission: $5


Free Kids Matinees presented by K.L. Gold

Dates: Sat March 1 & Sun March 2, 2014
Time: 2 pm
Location: KLDCS
Movie: Cloudy With A Chance of
Meatballs 2
Admission: free
Food Concessions: open
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee