Get ready for Winterlude

The 38th Winterlude kicks off near our Ottawa apartments this month. For today’s post, the Panoramic Properties blog team has compiled a brief overview to help you get ready for this special wintertime festival.


Welcome to Winterlude


Winterlude is held in Ottawa-Gatineau each February. This year’s event will begin on January 29th and run through February 15th. Expect family-friendly festivities that celebrate the region’s northern climate and culture.


Fun events for the family


The festival includes everything from free downhill skiing lessons for children to important historical exhibits, heart-pumping workout circuits, winterized obstacle courses and spectacular ice sculptures. A complete list of everything happening over the course of the event can be found online.


Join the party


Where should you go if you want to take part in the upcoming winter festival? Winterlude is held at a variety of locations throughout Ottawa-Gatineau. Must-visit spots include Confederation Park (100 Elgin Street), just under a 15-minute drive from Baseline Court Apartments (1785-1815 Baseline Road), Jacques-Cartier Park (Rue Laurier,), a 15-minute drive away, and the Rideau Canal Skateway, which winds all along and through downtown Ottawa.


For the latest information


Winter weather can be unpredictable. Stay in tune with what is happening at this year’s festival by liking the event on Facebook. In addition, find the latest need-to-know information about weather conditions and more on the event’s website. When you do head outdoors for the festival, be sure to dress warm, wearing plenty of layers.


Panoramic Properties encourages you to get ready for Winterlude by adding the once-a-year festival to your calendar and then deciding which of the many events and activities you want to explore with your friends and family. For more information about our nearby Ottawa apartments, visit our website.