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Winter Carnival

Windsor Recreation Department

Public Bulletin Winter Carnival 2020 will soon be here! Below is listed our core activities with some details. More information about the Business Challenge in the Winter 2020 program brochure found on the web page.
Located In Windsor
Where To Find Us
Hants County War Memorial Community Centre (Windsor Community Centre)
78 Thomas St
Windsor, NS B0N 2T0
Areas Served West Hants ; Windsor
Social Media Facebook
Phone 902-798-1162
Contact Dianne Levy, Manager of Recreation , Program Operations and Facilities
Mailing Address Box 158 
100 King St 
Windsor, NS B0N 2T0
Description & Services
Windsor's Winter Carnival is an annual event with something for everyone! Community Centre is home base for all activities.  
Please visit Windsor Recreation's Facebook or webpage for annual details, including Business Challenge registration deadline.  
Some regular activities include: 
~Business Challenge (has a team registration deadline)  
When: Wed, February 12th 12 noon - 1:30 pm 
Where: Elmcroft Park at noon. If weather conditions are unsuitable the event will be held in the Community Centre) 
The carnival kicks off with a business challenge designed to get you and your team outdoors and participating in some fun activities. To show our appreciation for our local businesses we will provide all participants with a hot lunch including chili and a roll and a dessert in the Community Centre after the competition. Draw prizes will take place and the coveted Palooza Cup will be awarded to the team with the highest score. 
Who? Teams of 3-5 made up from local businesses. Businesses can combine employees to make teams if desired. 
Please register with Dianne by calling or emailing her by February 7th 
The Town of Windsor Public Works department are 2019 defending champions! 
~Seniors Day 
When: Friday, February 14th  
Where: Windsor Community Centre 
1:00 - 4:00 pm: Cribbage Tournament - Register with a partner. Cost is $5.00 per person and includes a meal after. See you in the Gliders Room. Cash prizes and don’t forget a loonie for the 50/50 draw. 
Cost: $5.00/person includes meal at 4:30 pm. 
4:30 pm: Come to Room 5 for a nice bowl of hot soup, sandwiches, a sweet or two and great conversation. Open to all those participating in the cribbage or 45’s. 
6:00 pm: Join us for special evening of 45’s in the Gliders Room. Draw prizes, yummy snacks and don’t forget your loonie for the 50/50 draw. 
~Preteen Dance (ages 7 - 12 years) 
When: Friday, February 15th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm 
Where: Windsor Community Centre 
Grab your friends and get ready to dance with some awesome DJ music, lights and prizes. Pizza slices and drinks on sale at the dance. Stay for the fireworks at 8:45 pm. 
Cost: $5.00/person 
When: Friday, February 14th, 8:45 pm 
Where: Elmcroft Park - pool parking lot 
Join us as the fireworks light up the winter sky! 
~Family Fun Day 
When: Saturday, February 15th 1:00 - 4:00 pm 
Where: Windsor Community Centre Auditorium 
Enjoy a turn on a giant interactive inflatable bouncer, awesome carnival games that include Sharp Shooter, Fish in a Bowl, Duck Hunt, Weirdos, Stand a Bottle and Rope the Bull, a prize, face painting, and a healthy snack.  
Cost: $5.00/person 
Additional tickets for the giant bouncer and carnival games can be purchased for $1.00 
~Free Public Skating 
When: Sunday, February 16th, 12:00 - 12:50 pm 
Where: Windsor Exhibition Arena
Dates Winter 2020 
Feb 12th - 16th
Special Information
Tags Annapolis Valley Connect ; Family-friendly ; Festivals/Events ; Outdoor Recreation ; Recreation Categories ; Seniors ; Social Gatherings ; Tourism ; Winter Programs
Categories - General Carnivals ; Fireworks Displays ; Games ; Older Adults ; Social Gatherings ; Special Events & Festivals