From January 17 to February 15, 2015, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts celebrates winter, with five consecutive weekends of awesome festivities for the young and young at heart! Slides for everyone, 1-km ice ring on the lake, skating rink for hockey fans, 4-km hiking trail on Lac des Sables, an adventure course for kids and many more free activities are scheduled during the course of the Festi-Neige!
Access to Festi-Neige is free; a pass is required for certain activities.
This year, a new activity for adrenalin enthusiasts: a 300-meter zipline, provided by Tyroparc! Only $6 per run, in addition to the Festi-Neige pass, an unforgettable experience!
Each weekend promises to be filled with surprises and activities:
January 17 and 18 – St-Hubert Derby
Participants must run a team of horses on an obstacle course as fast as possible. There are at least two qualification rounds. Horse lovers will be delighted to visit the stables on Saturday, from 3 to 4 p.m. Everyone can take a sleigh ride and there will be pony rides in the carousel for the little ones, between noon and 3 p.m.
January 24 and 25 – Jean-Coutu Family Weekend
For the second weekend, there will be kites, magnificent snow sculptures, a fishing tournament and fishing initiation for kids 12 and under. At your fishing poles, outdoor enthusiasts! Who will catch the biggest fish?
January 31 and February 1st – Barbegazi Contant Weekend
All sorts of competitions take center stage during the third weekend! You can attend a professional lumberjack competition, freestyle snowmobile competition and a snowskate and Fat Bike competition, plus demonstrations by professionals! The whole family will be amazed!
February 7 and 8 – Camping Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts Weekend
Saturday, February 7th is the perfect time to explore wintertime outdoor fun: a national snowshoe race will be held, as well as an introduction to winter camping. Free access to snowshoeing trails for Festi-Neige pass holders.
February 14 and 15 – S.Bourassa Extreme Weekend
What better way to end to this winter festival than an extreme obstacle course in teams of four? For the most daring, there will even be a dip in the lake!
The Festi-Burger event will also be taking place throughout the whole festival! Chefs from restaurants all around town will create a burger representing their restaurant. Each Festi-Burger purchase will give you the chance to win a thousand Festi-Neige dollars! Will you be the lucky winner?
This beautiful winter magic will take place at Place Lagny, in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts. See you there! Lots of smiles and lasting memories await!