• 2015 Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival Lineup

Winter Carnival

The Kirkland Lake Festivals Committee and several local organizations are presenting 18 days of events for the 2015 Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival from February 12th - March 1st.


2014 Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival Video

2015 Schedule of Events



DAY 1: Thursday February 12, 2015


CJKL Carnival Queen Crowning & Fashion Show

Date: Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: Northern College Auditorium
Tickets: $15
On sale: Jan 21/14, 6 pm at KL Complex
Presented by: CJKL Carnival Queen Pageant Committee
Website: www.cjklfm.com


Winter Carnival Snow Sculpture Competition

Date: February 12th-March 1st (Judged on February 25th)
Divisions: School division and Public Division
Prizes per division: 1st $250; 2nd $100; 3rd $50
Cost: free
Rules & Registration form: here
Sponsored by: KL Kinsmen Club



DAY 2: Friday February 13, 2015


Alyssa Reid
with Virginia To Vegas

Date: Friday, February 13, 2015
Time: 8 pm
Venue: Northern College Gymnasium
Ages: all ages
Licensed Area: back of floor
Tickets: $20 advance ($25 door)
On Sale: beginning Dec 5/14
Location: Complex
Online Sales: here (beginning Dec 5)


Carnival Valentine’s Day
Shop N Stop

Date: Friday, February 13, 2015
Time: 5 pm - 7 pm
Location: Royal Canadian Legion
Menu: Prime Rib Dinner
Cost: $12.50
Proceeds: Pooling Together fund
Hosted by: Kirkland Lake Ministerial Association


Rotary Carnival Classic Hockey Tournament

Dates: February 13-15, 2015
Location: KL Community Complex
Ages: 19 years & older
Divisions: Men's 19+, Mixed 19+, Men's 35+, Men's 50+
Blueline room: open all weekend
Hosted by: KL Rotary Club
Email contact: klrotaryclub@hotmail.com
2015 Game Schedule: here


Free Sleigh Rides presented by K.L. Gold

Date: Friday, February 13, 2015
Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
Location: Museum of Northern History
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee



DAY 3: Saturday February 14, 2015


Snowdrifters Family Poker Run

Date: Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time: 11 am - 3 pm
Location: Royal Canadian Legion
Cost: $10 per poker hand
Includes: door prizes, chili & more
Winning Poker Hand: $500 cash
Details: here
Sponsored by: KL Festivals
Hosted by: Golden Corridor Snowdrifters
*OFSC free snowmobiling weekend


Helicopter Rides

Dates: Sat Feb 14 & Sun Feb 15, 2015
Time: 11 am - 4 pm
Location: 4 McChesney Avenue (Old DVA)
Cost: $50 per person
Hosted by: Sunrise Helicopters


Free Kids Matinees presented by K.L. Gold

Date: Saturday, February 14, 2015
Time: 2 pm
Location: Hockey Heritage North
Movie: Frozen
Admission: FREE
Food Concessions: open
Hosted by: Hockey Heritage North


Rotary Carnival Classic Hockey Tournament

Dates: February 13-15, 2015
Location: KL Community Complex
Ages: 19 years & older
Divisions: Men's 19+, Mixed 19+, Men's 35+, Men's 50+
Blueline room: open all weekend
Hosted by: KL Rotary Club
Email contact: klrotaryclub@hotmail.com
2015 Game Schedule: here


KLAC Annual Steak BBQ and Dance

Date: Saturday, February 14, 2015
Location: Assumption Hall
Music: by DJ Dave Coupland
Cost: $25 per person
Doors: open at 5:30 pm
Tickets: purchased from any club members or by calling Stacey at 568-8059



DAY 4: Sunday February 15, 2015


Rotary Carnival Classic Hockey Tournament

Dates: February 13-15, 2015
Location: KL Community Complex
Ages: 19 years & older
Divisions: Men's 19+, Mixed 19+, Men's 35+, Men's 50+
Blueline room: open all weekend
Hosted by: KL Rotary Club
Email contact: klrotaryclub@hotmail.com
2015 Game Schedule: here


Comfort Inn Stars of Pop

Tributes: One Direction & Taylor Swift
Date: Sunday, February 15, 2015
Time: 7 pm
Venue: Northern College Gymnasium
Ages: all ages
Tickets: $10 ($15 door)
On Sale: beginning Dec 5/14
Location: Complex
Online Sales: here (beginning Dec 5)


Carnival Fun Snowshoe Races

Date: Sunday February 15, 2015
Location: KL Community Complex
Time: 11 am
Divisions: Kids 1km Race – 11 am Start
Adults 3km Race – 11:30 am Start
Cost: FREE
Included: Complimentary lunch
Register: By Wed. February 11, 2015
Registration Form: here
*Snowshoes rentals are subject to availability: 16 adult pairs and 27 junior pairs.
More information: KL Complex 705-567-5215


Helicopter Rides

Dates: Sat Feb 14 & Sun Feb 15, 2015
Time: 11 am - 4 pm
Location: 4 McChesney Avenue (Old DVA)
Cost: $50 per person
Hosted by: Sunrise Helicopters



DAY 5: Monday February 16, 2015


NorthernTel Kids Carnival

Date: Monday, February 16, 2015
Time: 11 am - 2 pm
Location: Northern College Gymnasium
Ages: 10 & under
Admission: free
Optional: non-perishable unexpired food item(s) collection for S.A. food bank
Includes: games & prizes for all kids
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee



DAY 6: Tuesday February 17, 2015


Rotary Magic Show

Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time: 7 pm
Venue: Northern College Auditorium
Featuring: IncrediBrent
Ages: all ages
Tickets: $10
On sale: Now
Location: Mac’s East/West locations or Rotary Members
Presented by: KL Rotary Club



DAY 7: Wednesday February 18, 2015


ECJV Dinner & Show

Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Location: E.C.J.V.
Dinner: 5 pm (Gym)
Show: 7 pm (Cafetorium)
Theme: "L’été en février"
Tickets: $20 (Dinner & Show)
Available: ECJV main office (Sylvie) or grade 7&8 students
Proceeds to: Grade 7&8 school trip & Music program
Hosted by: ECJV



DAY 8: Thursday February 19, 2015


Girl Guides Campfire

Date: Thursday February 19, 2015
Location: Trinity United Church
Time: 6 pm to 7 pm
For: All KL Girl Guide groups, including former members (Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders, Rangers)
RSVP: requested for former members
Contact: Debbie Roy 705-567-3537
Cathy Gray cagray@xplornet.com 705-642-1916


Nikki Yanofsky

Date: Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time: 8 pm
Venue: Northern College Auditorium
Ages: all ages
Tickets: $40 ($50 door)
On Sale: beginning Dec 5/14
Location: complex
Online Sales: here (beginning Dec 5)



DAY 9: Friday February 20, 2015


Carnival Shop N Stop

Date: Friday, February 20, 2015
Time: 5 pm - 7 pm
Location: Royal Canadian Legion
Menu: “WOK WITH CHESTY”
Cost: $15
Tickets: Legion, Pronto & NEOFACS
Proceeds: Christmas Angel Program & KLDCS Spread the Net
Hosted by: NEOFACS & KLDCS Spread the Net
Contact: Lisa Rae 705-567-9201 ext.4225


KL Gold Miners vs Elliot Lake Wildcats

Date: Friday, February 20, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: KL Community Complex
Website: www.nojhl.com


LaSalle Theatre Carnival Event: the 24 Hour Playwriting Challenge

Date: February 20th and 21st, 2015
Location: LaSalle Theatre Lobby
Ticket: $10
Event details: watch KL students write, cast, direct and produce a series of short plays in 24 hours.
More details: LaSalle Theatre Productions Facebook page



DAY 10: Saturday February 21, 2015


AuRico Fish Derby & Sheepdogs Pub

Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time: 8 am - 2 pm
Location: Otto Lake (Culver Park)
Pike Prizes: $5,000 & $1,000
Pickerel Prizes: $5,000 & $1,000
Tagged Fish: five x $5,000
Elimination Draw: $5,000 cash (6 pm Northern College)
Early Bird Draw: $1,000 cash (Dec 24)
Ages: 19 yrs & older
Tickets: $100
On Sale: beginning Dec 5/14
Location: complex
Rules Sheet: here
Online Sales: here (beginning Dec 5)


AuRico Free Kids Fish Derby

Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time: 8 am - 2 pm
Location: Otto Lake (Culver Park)
Ages: 18 yrs & under
One Entry: per regular derby entry
Pike Prizes: $100, $50 & $25
Pickerel Prizes: $100, $50 & $25
Free Gift: first 100 kids
Hosted by: K.L. Festivals Committee
Sponsored by: AuRico Gold
Registration Form: here


LaSalle Theatre Carnival Event: the 24 Hour Playwriting Challenge

Date: February 20th and 21st, 2015
Location: LaSalle Theatre Lobby
Ticket: $10
Event details: watch KL students write, cast, direct and produce a series of short plays in 24 hours.
More details: LaSalle Theatre Productions Facebook page


Sliding Party hosted by Ontario Early Years Centre

Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Location: Central Public School Hill
Registration: Ontario Early Years Centre 705-567-8837
Includes: snacks and prizes
More info: here


Kids Inflatables

Dates: Sat Feb 21 & Sun Feb 22, 2015
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Location: KLDCS Gymnasium
Details: includes special toddler zone
Cost: $15 for all-day pass
Proceeds to: KLDCS Sr. Girls Basketball Team


The Federal Tavern Carnival Skating Party

Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time: 7 pm - 9 pm
Location: KL Community Complex
Admission: Free
Hosted by: KL Parks n Rec


Winterfest Pub: The Sheepdogs
Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time: 10 pm
Venue: Northern College Gymnasium
Ages: 19 yrs & older
Tickets: $100 (fish derby package)
Single Tickets: $40 (Jan 16)
Location: complex
Online Sales: here (beginning Dec 5)



DAY 11: Sunday February 22, 2015


Knights of Columbus Carnival Breakfast

Date: Sunday, February 22, 2015
Time: 9 am - 1 pm
Ticket: $10
Location: Holy Name Parish Hall


Kids Inflatables

Dates: Sat Feb 21 & Sun Feb 22, 2015
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Location: KLDCS Gymnasium
Details: includes special toddler zone
Cost: $15 for all-day pass
Proceeds to: KLDCS Sr. Girls Basketball Team


Trinity United’s World Day of Prayer

Date: Sunday February 22, 2015
Time: 7 pm
Location: Trinity United Church
Details: Christian Unity Choral Music Service with Taize Music, choral pieces, guitars, organ and flute in the beautiful stained glass sanctuary. Food bank donations will be accepted.
Cost: FREE


Free Kids Matinees presented by K.L. Gold

Date: Sunday, February 22, 2015
Time: 2 pm
Location: Hockey Heritage North
Movie: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Admission: FREE
Food Concessions: open
Hosted by: Hockey Heritage North


Ultimate Snow-Frisbee Tournament

Date: Sunday February 22, 2015
Location: T.B.D.
Time: 2 pm
Age: 14+
Teams: 7 people (co-ed optional)
Format: Round Robin 15 min games
Cost: FREE
Included: hot chocolate
Register: by Thursday February 19, 2015
Registration Form: here
More information: KL Complex 705-567-5215



DAY 12: Monday February 23, 2015


Extendicare Winter Games

Date: Monday, Feb 23, 2015
Time: 2 pm
Location: activity room
Events: ice fishing, snow ball throwing & nail pounding


Free Family Swimming Party

Date: Monday, February 23, 2015
Time: 6:30 - 8 pm
Location: KL Community Complex
Cost: Free
Sponsored by: KL Parks N Rec



DAY 13: Tuesday February 24, 2015


Kinsmen Sliding & Skating Party

Includes: free hot chocolate donated by Tim Horton’s
Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time: 6:30 - 8 pm
Location: Central Public School grounds
Admission: free
Ages: all ages
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


Fireworks

Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Central School
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee
Presented by: KL Festivals Committee



DAY 14: Wednesday February 25, 2015


Winter Carnival Snow Sculpture Competition

Date: February 12th-March 1st (Judged on February 25th)
Divisions: School division and Public Division
Prizes per division: 1st $250; 2nd $100; 3rd $50
Cost: free
Rules & Registration form: here
Sponsored by: KL Kinsmen Club


Carnival Cribbage Tournament

Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Location: Legion Branch '87
Registration: 6:30 pm
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $5 per person
Format: bring your own partner
Hosted by: Legion Branch '87


Winter Carnival Bingo Bash

Date: Wednesday February 25th
Location: Kirkland Lake Bingo Hall
Time: 6:30pm
Special: 4 free games, zip games and more!
Includes: free dabber, tea, coffee
Details/Info: here
Presented by: Kirkland Lake Bingo Hall



DAY 15: Thursday February 26, 2015


Kabaret

Dates: February 26th- February 28th
Time: 7 pm
Doors open: 6:30 pm, show starts at 7 pm
Venue: Northern College Auditorium
Ticket sales: mid-January
Advance tickets: $15 (Family pkgs available, 4 tickets for $50)
At the door: $18
Ticket: K.L Corner Store, Pronto, Federal Variety, Goldland Billiards, Rockin’ Ronnie
Presented by: Kabaret Charitable Foundation



DAY 16: Friday February 27, 2015


KL Skating Club Ice Show

Date: Friday, February 27, 2015
Time: 7 pm
Venue: KL Community Complex
Tickets: $10 (free for ages 3 & under)
Ticket Location: KL Complex
Presented by: KL Skating Club


Kabaret

Dates: February 26th- February 28th
Time: 7 pm
Doors open: 6:30 pm, show starts at 7 pm
Venue: Northern College Auditorium
Ticket sales: mid-January
Advance tickets: $15 (Family pkgs available, 4 tickets for $50)
At the door: $18
Ticket: K.L Corner Store, Pronto, Federal Variety, Goldland Billiards, Rockin’ Ronnie
Presented by: Kabaret Charitable Foundation


Free Sleigh Rides presented by K.L. Gold

Date: Friday, February 27, 2015
Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
Location: Museum of Northern History
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


Carnival Shop N Stop

Date: Friday, February 27, 2015
Time: 5 pm - 7 pm
Location: Royal Canadian Legion
Menu: Beef on a Bun, Coleslaw, Homemade Baked Beans and Dessert
Cost: $10.00
Hosted by: Legion Branch ’87 & Ladies Auxiliary



DAY 17: Saturday February 28, 2015


KL Mini Amazing Race (winter edition)

Date: Saturday February 28, 2015
Location: KL Community Complex
Registration Time: 9:15 am
Race Start Time: 10 am sharp
Age: 18+
Teams: 2 adults per team
Cost: $10 per team
Includes: Comp. snacks after the race
Register: By Wed. February 25, 2015
**Dress appropriately for outdoor activities
More Information: KL Complex 705-567-5215


Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Night

Date: Saturday, February 28th, 2015
Dinner: Buffet style
Doors: 6 pm
Dinner: 7 pm
Details: 2 comedians
Location: Royal Canadian Legion
Tickets: $38
Ticket location: Branch 87
Hosted by: Royal Canadian Legion


KL Gold Miners vs Cochrane Crunch

Date: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: KL Community Complex
Website: www.nojhl.com


Snow Drag Races

Date: Saturday February 28, 2015
Location: KL Snow Dump
registration: 8 am - 10:30 am; driver's meeting: 10:30 am: 11 am: practice runs followed by races
Classes: multiple
Fee: $40 for first class, $25 per additional
Prizes: $5 per entry fee will go towards prize money
Hosted by: Team Northern Throttle, Northern Freedom, and Golden Corridor Snowdrifters
More info/contacts: Blair Preston 705-668-0909 Mike Romain 705-668-1245


Kabaret

Dates: February 26th- February 28th
Time: 7 pm
Doors open: 6:30 pm, show starts at 7 pm
Venue: Northern College Auditorium
Ticket sales: mid-January
Advance tickets: $15 (Family pkgs available, 4 tickets for $50)
At the door: $18
Ticket: K.L Corner Store, Pronto, Federal Variety, Goldland Billiards, Rockin’ Ronnie
Presented by: Kabaret Charitable Foundation



DAY 18: Sunday March 1, 2015


Carnival Curling Bonspiel

Date: Sunday, March 1, 2015
Time: 11 am - 5 pm
Location: KL Curling Club
Format: 3 four-end games
Cost: $200 per team
Maximum: 24 teams
Includes: lunch & dinner
Registration Form: here
Hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


Free Kids Matinees presented by K.L. Gold

Date: Sunday, March 1, 2015
Time: 2 pm
Location: Hockey Heritage North
Movie: Big Hero 6
Admission: FREE
Food Concessions: open
Hosted by: Hockey Heritage North