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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.

2017 Online Winter Carnival Tickets: here

2017 Fish Derby Rules: here

2017 Free Kids Fish Derby Registration: here

2017 Snow Sculpture Registration Form: here

2017 Curling Bonspeil Registration: here

2017 Rotary Classic Hockey Registration: here



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



2017 Kirkland Lake Carnival Video

Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival
February 16 - March 5, 2017



DAY 1: Thursday, February 16, 2017


CJKL Carnival Queen Crowning & Fashion Show
date: Thursday, February 16, 2017
time: 7:30pm
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: SOLD OUT
more info: here

KL Gold Miners vs Cochrane Crunch
date: Thursday, February 16, 2017
time: 7:30pm
location: Community Complex


DAY 2: Friday, February 17, 2017


The Paranormal Show
featuring Scott McClelland
date: Friday, February 17, 2017
time: 7 pm (doors 6:30)
venue: Northern College Auditorium
ages: recommended 13 yrs & older only
tickets: $10
ticket locations: Complex & Goldlands
online tickets: here
more details: here

Shop N Stop
date: Friday, February 17, 2017
time: 5-7pm
location: Royal Canadian Legion
meal: spaghetti dinner
tickets: $10 adults, $7 children
hosted by: 288 Air Cadets

Helicopter Rides
hosted by: Helicopters Canada
date: Friday, February 17, 2017
time: Noon-4pm
location: Heritage North Parking Lot
cost: $50 per person

KLAC Kids Dance
date: Friday, February 17, 2017
time: 6:30-10pm
location: Sacred Heart School
admission: $5
grades: 3-8
hosted by: KL Aquatic Club

In The Clubs
date: Friday, February 17, 2017
Federal Tavern: Jamie Taylor & Rockslide
Franklin: Time Warp 90's Party
Vienna's: Live DJ

3 on 3 Basketball
date: Friday, February 17, 2017
time: 4-10pm
location: KLDCS Gym
cost: $10/player or $40/team
includes: bag of popcorn, hot dog & drink
registration forms: KLDCS front desk
registration deadline: Feb 10th
hosted by: KL Swampdonkeys & KLDCS

Free Sleigh Rides
presented by KL Gold
date: Friday, February 17, 2017
time: 6:30-9pm
location: Museum of Northern History
includes: free hot chocolate
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee

Moonlight Snowshoe & Ski
date: Friday, February 17, 2017
time: 7pm
location: Trails behind the Complex
includes: bonfire with marshmellos
details: 1km or 3km snowshoe or ski
snowshoes & skis: available at reception
hosted by: KL Parks N Rec

Rotary Winter Carnival Classic
Hockey Tournament
dates: February 17-19, 2017
location: Community Complex
divisions: men 19+, mixed 19+
email: klrotaryclub@hotmail.com
contact: 705-668-1218
registration form: here
schedule: here


DAY 3: Saturday, February 18, 2017


Chantal Kreviazuk
date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
time: 7:30pm (doors 7pm)
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: SOLD OUT
more details: here

Free Kids Matinee
presented by KL Gold
date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
time: 2pm
movie: Storks
location: Heritage North
cost: free

Free Kids Bowl
presented by KL 100th Anniversary Committee
date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
time: 1-3pm
location: Uptown Bowl
ages: 5-12 years
includes: shoe rental & 2 games
cost: free
registration: Museum
more info: 568-8800

KL Swampdonkeys Boys U14
vs Timmins Selects
date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
times: 9:30am & 12:15pm
location KLDCS

In The Clubs
date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
Federal Tavern: Jamie Taylor & Rockslide
Vienna's: Live DJ

Snowmobile Poker Run
hosted by Golden Corridor Snowdrifters
date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
time: 11am-3pm
location: Royal Canadian Legion
cost: $10 per poker hand
winning poker hand: $500
sponsored by: KL Festivals Committee
includes: Tim Horton's chili, door prizes & silent auction
contact: 568-0243
OFSC: free snowmobiling weekend

Helicopter Rides
hosted by: Helicopters Canada
date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
time: 11am-4pm
location: Heritage North Parking Lot
cost: $50 per person

Rotary Winter Carnival Classic
Hockey Tournament
dates: February 17-19, 2017
location: Community Complex
divisions: men 19+, mixed 19+
email: klrotaryclub@hotmail.com
contact: 705-668-1218
registration form: here
schedule: here


DAY 4: Sunday, February 19, 2017


Kids Winter Jam Party
featuring Stars of Pop
date: Sunday, February 19, 2017
time: 7pm (doors 6pm)
venue: Northern College Gymnasium
tickets: $10 advance, $15 at the door
on sale: beginning Dec 1st
ticket outlets: Complex & Goldlands
online tickets: here
more details: here

Helicopter Rides
hosted by: Helicopters Canada
date: Sunday, February 19, 2017
time: 11am-4pm
location: Heritage North Parking Lot
cost: $50 per person

Rotary Winter Carnival Classic
Hockey Tournament
dates: February 17-19, 2017
location: Community Complex
divisions: men 19+, mixed 19+
email: klrotaryclub@hotmail.com
contact: 705-668-1218
registration form: here
schedule: here


DAY 5: Monday, February 20, 2017


NorthernTel Kids Carnival
dates: Monday, February 20, 2017
time: 11am-2pm
location: Northern College Gymnasium
ages: 10 years & under
cost: free
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee

Child Identification Clinic
hosted by: Mason Club
date: Monday, February 20, 2017
time: 10am-4pm
location: Northern College
cost: free
more details: here

Extendicare Winter Carnival
date: Monday, February 20, 2017
time: 2pm
location: Extendicare activity room
games: ice fishing, nail driving, snowball toss, donut eating
details: family members & residents invited to participate
includes: treats, refreshments & awards

3 on 3 Youth Hockey Tournament
date: Monday Feb 20, 2017
time: 11am-5pm
location: Civic Rink
divisions: 1999-2001, 2002-2004, 2005-2007
teams: 4-10 players
cost: $75 per team
contact: 705-567-5215
forms: Community Complex
registration form: here
sponsors: KL Parks N Rec, KL Festivals, Northern College

Helicopter Rides
hosted by: Helicopters Canada
date: Monday, February 20, 2017
time: 11am-2pm
location: Heritage North Parking Lot
cost: $50 per person


DAY 6: Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Night on Broadway
featuring local performers
date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
time: 7pm
location: Museum of Northern History
tickets: SOLD OUT
contact: mcgill15@hotmail.com
presented by: Museum Auxiliary

Kids Curling Fun Event
date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
time: 4:30-6pm
cost: free
location: Kirkland Lake Curling Club
format: fun games. No experience required
includes: pizza & juice box
wear: clean indoor shoes, warm & comfortable clothing
contact: 567-3227
hosted by: KL Curling Club


DAY 7: Wednesday, February 22, 2017


Kinsmen Sliding Party
date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
time: 6:30-8pm
location: Central School
cost: free
free hot chocolate: compliments of Tim Horton's
hosted by: KL Festivals

Carnival Fireworks
presented by EASTLINK
date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
time: 8pm
location: Central School
cost: free

Cribbage Tournament
date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
registration: 6:30pm
time: 7pm
location: Royal Canadian Legion
cost: $5
format: bring your own partner
hosted by: Royal Canadian Legion


DAY 8: Thursday, February 23, 2017


Kabaret

dates: Feb 23-25, 2017
time: 7pm (doors 6:30pm)
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: $15 advance, $18 at the door
on sale: to be announced
ticket outlets: Goldland's, Breault's, Pronto Store, Federal Variety
cafeteria bar: open before show & intermission
presented by: Kabaret Charitable Foundation


DAY 9: Friday, February 24, 2017


KL Skating Club's Ice Show
date: Friday, February 24, 2017
time: 7pm
location: Community Complex
tickets: $10
Elementary School Aged Children: free when accompanied by an adult
ticket outlet: Community Complex
presented by: Kirkland Lake Skating Club

Free Sleigh Rides
presented by KL Gold
date: Friday, February 24, 2017
time: 6:30-9pm
location: Museum of Northern History
includes: free hot chocolate
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee

Shop N Stop
date: Friday, February 24, 2017
time: 5-7pm
location: Royal Canadian Legion
tickets: $12
dinner: cabbage rolls & perogies
hosted by: Ladies Auxiliary

Kabaret

dates: Feb 23-25, 2017
time: 7pm (doors 6:30pm)
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: $15 advance, $18 at the door
on sale: to be announced
ticket outlets: to be announced
cafeteria bar: open before show & intermission
presented by: Kabaret Charitable Foundation

Helicopter Rides (CANCELLED)
hosted by: Helicopters Canada
date: Friday, February 24, 2017
time: Noon-4pm
location: Heritage North Parking Lot
cost: $50 per person


DAY 10: Saturday, February 25, 2017


Alamos Gold
$50,000 Fish Derby

date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
time: 8am-2pm (gates 7am)
location: Otto Lake at Culver Park
ages: 19+ (kids derby 18 & under)
ticket packages: SOLD OUT
includes: derby entry, elimination draw entry & pub
ticket outlets: Complex & Goldlands
more details: here
fish derby rules: here
online tickets: here

Free Kids Fish Derby

date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
time: 8am-2pm
location: Otto Lake at Culver Park
cost: free
ages: 18 years & under
entry forms at: Community Complex
registration form: here

$5,000 Elimination Draw
& Fish Derby Prize Presentations
date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
time: 6-9pm
location: Northern College Gym
includes: prizes for all derby ticket holders
entry: Fish Derby Ticket

Fish Derby Pub
Hell's Belles

date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
time: 9pm-1am
venue: Northern College Gymnasium
ages: 19+ only (licensed)
featuring: Hells' Belles
pub tickets: $20 advance, $30 at the door
ticket outlets: Complex & Goldlands
online tickets: here

Kabaret

dates: Feb 23-25, 2017
time: 7pm (doors 6:30pm)
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: $15 advance, $18 at the door
on sale: to be announced
ticket outlets: to be announced
cafeteria bar: open before show & intermission
presented by: Kabaret Charitable Foundation

Kids Inflatables
date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
time: 10am-4pm
location: KLDCS Gymnasium
cost: $15 all day pass
proceeds to: KLDCS Sr Girls Basketball

Ontario Early Years
Sliding Party
date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
time: 10am-Noon
location: Central School
helmets: recommended
to register: 705-567-8837

Helicopter Rides (CANCELLED)
hosted by: Helicopters Canada
date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
time: 11am-4pm
location: Heritage North Parking Lot
cost: $50 per person

KLMHA Playdowns
date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
time: 9am-7pm
location: Community Complex
divisions: atom & pee wee

KL Gold Miners vs
Espanola Express
date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
time: 7:30 pm
location: Community Complex


DAY 11: Sunday, February 26, 2017


Snow Drag Races
date: Sunday, February 26, 2017
registration: 9am-Noon
test runs: 10am-Noon
racing begins: 1pm
location: KL Snow Dump
hosted by: Team Northern Throttle
cost for racers: $40, $25 additional race
contact: Blair 668-0909 or Mike 668-1245
more info: here

Free Kids Matinee
presented by KL Gold
date: Sunday, February 26, 2017
time: 2pm
movie: Finding Dory
location: Heritage North
cost: free

Helicopter Rides (CANCELLED)
hosted by: Helicopters Canada
date: Sunday, February 26, 2017
time: 11am-4pm
location: Heritage North Parking Lot
cost: $50 per person

KLMHA Playdowns
date: Sunday, February 26, 2017
time: 9am-4pm
location: Community Complex

Knights of Columbus
Carnival Breakfast
date: Sunday, February 26, 2017
time: 9am-1pm
location: Holy Name Parish Hall
cost: $10 (adults), $5 (under 12 yrs
hosted by: Knights of Columbus

Kids Inflatables
date: Sunday, February 26, 2017
time: 10am-4pm
location: KLDCS Gymnasium
cost: $15 all day pass
proceeds to: KLDCS Sr Girls Basketball

KL Aquatic Club
Top Fish Swim Meet
date: Sunday, February 26, 2017
time: 12pm-5pm
location: Community Complex

Carnival Badminton Tournament
date: Sunday, February 26, 2017
time: 7:30-9:30pm
location: KLDCS Gymnasium
cost: free
ages: 13+
registration: foyer
divisions: Novice & Advanced
hosted by: KL Badminton Club


DAY 12: Monday, February 27, 2017


Free Family Swim
presented by: Northern College
date: Monday, February 27, 2017
time: 6:15-7:17pm
location: Community Complex
admission: free

Charity Basketball Game
date: Monday, February 27, 2017
time: 7pm
location: KLDCS
details: Swampdonkeys vs KL Gold Miners
admission: silver donation
proceeds to: KidSport
presented by: Mile of Gold Basketball Club, KL Gold Miners & KLDCS

Lasalle 24 Hour Playwright Challenge
dates: Feb 27-28, 2017
ages: all ages
challenge begins: Feb 27 at 6pm
challenge ends: Feb 28 at 6pm
entry fee: $10
prizes: 1st, 2nd & 3rd
registration forms: Lasalle office
online details: here
more details: here email: torilridgewood@gmail.com
proceeds: Save The Lasalle


DAY 13: Tuesday, February 28, 2017


KL Fire Dept Bonfire & Skating
date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
time: 6-8pm
location: Civic Rink
cost: free
hosted by: KL Fire Department


DAY 14: Wednesday, March 1, 2017


ECJV Dinner & Show

date: Wednesday March 1, 2017
location: ECJV
5pm: pasta dinner in the gym
7pm: live show in cafetorium
price: $20 dinner & show
dinner sponsored by: Dino's Pizzeria
tickets: ECJV office, Grades 7-8, Pamela Pittui

Snow Sculpture Judging
dates: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
divisions: school & public
prizes: $250, $100, $50 (each division)
entry fee: free
sponsored by: KL Kinsmen Club
entry form: here


DAY 15: Thursday, March 2, 2017


KL Gold Miners vs Timmins Rock
date: Thursday, March 2, 2017
time: 7:30 pm
location: Community Complex


DAY 16: Friday, March 3, 2017


Wrestling
Kirkland Lake Clash 2
date: Friday, March 3, 2017
time: 7:30pm (doors 6:30)
location: Northern College Gym
tickets: $10
ticket locations: Both Mac's or Swampdonkeys executive & players
hosted by: KL Swampdonkeys

KL Gold Miners vs French River Rapids
date: Friday, March 3, 2017
time: 7pm
location: Community Complex
ticket outlet: Community Complex

Free Sleigh Rides
presented by KL Gold
date: Friday, March 3, 2017
time: 6:30-9pm
location: Museum of Northern History
includes: free hot chocolate
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


DAY 17: Saturday, March 4, 2017


Classic Albums Live

The Eagles-Hotel California
date: Saturday, March 4, 2017
time: 7:30pm
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: SOLD OUT
more details: here
presented by: KL Arts Council

Yuk Yuks Comedy Night
date: Saturday, March 4, 2017
time: 6pm (dinner 7pm)
location: Royal Canadian Legion
tickets: $38
ticket location: Legion
catering: Rick's Magic Touch
hosted by: Royal Canadian Legion

Free Carnival Skate
presented by: Northland Power
date: Saturday, March 4, 2017
time: 7-8pm
location: Community Complex
admission: free

KL Swampdonkeys Girls
U16 & U19 vs North Bay
date: Saturday, March 4, 2017
location KLDCS

Free Kids Matinee
presented by KL Gold
date: Saturday, March 4, 2017
time: 2pm
movie: Trolls
location: Heritage North
cost: free

KL Roller Derby
date: Saturday, March 4, 2016
time: 4pm
location: Northern College Gym
details: Co-ed Scrimmage
contact: amanda.marshall1979@hotmail.com
hosted by: KL Roller Derby Team

KLMHA Rotary Timbits Tyke Fun Day
date: Saturday, March 4, 2017
time: 9am-5pm
location: Community Complex


DAY 18: Sunday, March 5, 2017


Carnival Curling Bonspiel
date: Sunday, March 5, 2017
time: 11am-5pm (dinner at 5pm
location: KL Curling Club
cost: $200 per team (FULL)
includes: lunch, dinner & prizes
format: three 4-end games
contact: klfestivals@hotmail.com
registration form: here