What's on in the Outaouais February 7-13

Published on February 4 2020

The winter celebrations just keep on coming. Here are some of the activities and events you can enjoy this week!

EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

CANADIAN SKI MARATHON

It’s the longest and oldest cross-country ski event in North America, and the trail is open only once a year. The Canadian Ski Marathon is coming up this weekend! It’s not too late to register for this unique event that brings together cross-country skiers of all ages and levels. You can ski anywhere from 12 km to 160 km!

Where

Montebello/Papineauville

When

February 7 to 9

Cost

Starting at $30. If you register on site, a $25 surcharge applies.

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A SNOWSHOE EXCURSION

Champboisé has long been a place of renewal for the Eudist congregation. Discover this magnificent property on a magical evening. Accompanied by a guide (or not), explore the 2-km trail on snowshoes. More than 50 torches will light your way! Afterwards, warm up by the fire!

Where

Champboisé, 1521 Route 309, L’Ange-Gardien

When

February 7 from 7 to 10 p.m.

Cost

Adults $20, children $10. Includes a hot drink and snacks.

Good to know

Snowshoe rental available on request.

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BREWERY CREEK CLASSIC

This is the 3rd edition of the Brewery Creek Classic, an outdoor festival celebrating our national sport. On the program: a friendly tournament of pond hockey, a form of 3-on-3 ice hockey without goalies. In addition to the tournament, there will be a host of free activities for everyone: DJs, skill contests, and an outdoor fireplace and hearty comfort food to keep you warm.

Where

Brewery Creek, 170 Montcalm Street, Gatineau

When

February 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost

Free

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INTRODUCTION TO CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

You’d like to try cross-country skiing but you don’t know where to start? Here’s your chance! Every Wednesday night, the Relais plein air in Gatineau Park invites you to enjoy the Aerobic cross-country ski loop under the lights. On these evenings, ski rental will be $5 and a coach will be on hand to give you advice and answer your questions!

Where

Relais plein air, 397 De la Cité-des-Jeunes Blvd., Gatineau

When

Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Cost

Free

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SNOWFLAKE KINGDOM

Winterlude is in full swing! Get out there and enjoy it!

Where

Jacques-Cartier Park, 285 Laurier Street, Gatineau

When

Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost

Free

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Looking for more ideas for winter fun? Check out our suggestions for indoor family activities,  our bucket list for the best winter ever or our Facebook page!

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