Snow Social 2023

January 21st, 2023, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Sydenham Village

Join us for the first ever Snow Social! This event will be a celebration of the winter season and will feature activities at The Point Park and throughout the village of Sydenham. Dress like a well prepared Canadian and plan to take part in all sorts of winter fun including snow tubing and firepits. We will have a vendor’s market at The Grace Centre, lots of live music, activities at the Library Community Room, and so much more!

Update: We will NOT be hosting event programming on Sydenham Lake due to poor ice conditions 
Photo Gallery: Snow Social will appear here on the public site.
Check out what we have planned!
Parking & Shuttle Services
Event Parking - Please do not park on village streets to avoid congestion and allow for through traffic!
  • Loughborough Public School - Main event parking - 4330 Wheatley Street
  • Sydenham High School - Main event parking - 2860 Rutledge Road
  • The Point Park - Limited accessible, vendor, and volunteer parking - 4410 Point Road
  • The Library - Limited parking - 4412 Wheatley Street
  • The Grace Centre - Limited parking - 4295 Stagecoach Road
Getting Around
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Robert Hogan Bus Lines will be providing a shuttle service around the village
  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm - White's Rides will be providing a horse drawn wagon ride around the village
 The Point Park - 4410 Point Road
Accessible, Vendor & Volunteer Parking
The Football Field - Sponsored by Elements Fitness & Wellness & the Not So Amateur Amateurs

Running from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm:

  • Elements Fitness & Wellness obstacle course
  • Kids games with the Not So Amateur Amateurs
  • Snow shoe trials
  • Kick sledding loop
The Small Baseball Field - Sponsored by our participating local businesses 
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Popcorn and Cotton Candy stand hosted by the Not So Amateur Amateur's ($)
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Beavertails Food Truck ($)
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Indigenous teachings around the fire with Greg Loft
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Marshmallows and s'more's around the fire
Live Music in the Tent - Sponsored by our participating local businesses
The Gazebo - Brought to you by the Sydenham Highschool Prom Committee

Running from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Plan on visiting the SHS Prom Committee at the gazebo for some hot chocolate and baked goods ($). All proceeds will go towards the 2023 prom.

All on-ice activities are cancelled due to poor ice conditions! We will be hosting some land-based programming instead.

KF Public Library - 4412 Wheatley Street
Warming Station with Public Washrooms
The Parking Lot - Sponsored by Trousdale's Home Hardware
  • 10:00 am - 10:40 am - Frontenac Flyers Team 1 vs. Team 2 U8 exhibition game road hockey game
  • 11:00 am - 11:40 am - Frontenac Flyers & Frontenac Fury skills and drills clinic
Community Room
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Face painting hosted by the Not So Amateur Amateur's 
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Hot drinks for sale by Patriam ($)
On the Back Patio
  • Starting at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, and 12:00 pm - Stories for All Ages - Bundle up by the patio heaters and listen to a classic Canadian tale hosted by our very own Kingston Frontenac Public Library team! 
 Lenny's Deli - 4415 Wheatley Street
Warming Station with Public Washrooms
  • Extended event hours - Lenny's Deli will be open until 4:00 pm!
  • Special Event Menu ($)
Live Music at Lenny's Deli
 Cataraqui Trail & Village Walk - Meet at The KF Public Library
Scats and Tracks Walk

Hosted by Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network

  • Leaving 10:15 am, 11:15 am, and 12:30 pm - Join the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network for a guided scats and tracks walk along the Cataraqui Trail. Gather in front doors of the KF Public Library and hit the trail for this family oriented, interactive activity!
Winter Bird Walk

Lead by Gaye Beckwith from Kingston Field Naturalists

  • Leaving at 10:30 am - Meet Gaye at the KF Public Library front doors for a guided bird walk around the village. This one-hour walk will focus on locating and identifying bird species that hang around South Frontenac during the winter. No bird knowledge is necessary. Dress warmly and bring binoculars if you have them. If you are planning to attend the walk, please RSVP to Gaye via email! 
 The Grace Centre - 4295 Stagecoach Road
Vendors Market, Warming Station with Public Washrooms

Find the perfect 'something' at the Vendors Market ($) featuring these fabulous local businesses:

  • Snapping Turtle Beaded Jewellery
  • Knotty Charm and the Colour Rack
  • All the Little Things
  • Maplescapes Farm
  • By The Lake Crafts
  • My Dream Creations
  • Tart Lady
  • Good By Design
  • Northern Cross Farm
  • Inkii Earthbound Ideas
  • Southern Frontenac Community Services Art Committee
  • Southern Frontenac Community Services Capital Campaign Committee
  • Harrowsmith Mercantile
  • Herbal Helpers
  • Old Mine Mill
  • Trivit Lady
  • Lilac and Spruce
  • Type and Tread
  • What's the Fizz
  • Farm House Gifts
NEW - Sydenham Legion Branch 496, Downstairs
Warming Station with Public Washrooms
  • The Legion will be open and hosting self guided card games, shuffleboards, and pool tables

Sponsor Poster

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