Village Noël Temiskaming
Winter Activities on the Lake Temiskaming Tour

Winter on Lake Temiskaming is fun-filled and breathtakingly beautiful. There are so many outdoor winter activities to experience in the region that you’ll wish you lived here! Activities include ice fishing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, downhill skiing, tub sliding, sleigh rides, carnivals, curling, hockey, skating and, of course, relaxing in our numerous inns & resorts. Here, you’ll find activities for the kids, for the family, for a group of friends, or for yourself: we definitely have what you’re looking for.

Usually, we get our first snowfall in early November, but our winters really begin in early December. Every year, the Village Noël Temiskaming kicks off our winter with the unique atmosphere of an authentic New France Christmas Village. The Village emulates the famous Belgian Christmas markets, and is clearly a must if you’re looking for special Christmas gifts for your loved ones.

In December, when Lake Temiskaming freezes, hundreds of fishing huts appear on the lake. They look like miniature villages on the ice. The largest groupings are around Sutton Bay and across from the New Liskeard and Haileybury marinas. Sutton Bay Park offers ice-fishing packages, which allow you to rent fish huts with all amenities, including firewood and pre-drilled holes.

On Lake Nipissing and Lake Temagami, many ice-fishing operators rent fish huts and provide complete packages to tourists. There are also major fishing tournaments. In Kirkland Lake, the $50,000 Alamos Gold fish derby has become a major event of the winter carnival. The fish festival in Angliers, on the Quebec side, started in 1969 and now attracts over 3000 visitors annually. The event has become a must, as it is much more than just fishing. All of these options provide plenty of fun for the whole family!

The Lorrainville Winter Carnival has been running for 50 years now and has developed a number of interesting and innovative activities. Another winter carnival, which has been in existence for over 50 years, is the Carnaval des Compagnons in North Bay. This carnival is a great way to be exposed to the francophone culture and community.

La Bannik in Ville-Marie is open to the public for its renowned snow tubing. Kids will definitely adore this experience! If you’re looking for something a bit more extreme, Para ski rentals and courses are also available in Ville-Marie.

Sleigh rides are a nice way to quiet down and really enjoy nature while connecting with the horses. Bowen Sleigh Rides and Les Promenades CAJO in Temiskaming Shores will provide you with a memorable winter experience.

The Ville-Marie Ice Challenge held its first edition in 2016 and the event was a success, with great feedback from both spectators and participants (who came as far as Toronto, Montreal and New Brunswick). This type of activity, better known with the Quebec City Red Bull Crash Ice event, is the fastest sport on skates.

Click on these links to find out more about snowmobiling, skiing, downhill skiing, and snowshoeing around Lake Temiskaming Tour. Take a look at our complete list of winter events and you will certainly be compelled to come and spend a short holiday in our beautiful communities.

Here are some events happening this winter in the Lake Temiskaming region.

 
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Parc Sutton Bay Park

841514 Waugh's Hill Road, New Liskeard, Ontario  P0J 1P0
We offer a fish shack rental with transportation to a site on Lake Temiskaming.
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Centre culturel ARTEM

C.P. 2687, New Liskeard, Ontario  P0J 1P0
Many fun filled family oriented activities are offered to young and old in this New France themed Village, such as axe throwing, street hockey, and street bowling.
705-647-8500705-647-8500
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Bowen Sleigh Rides

R.R.#3, New Liskeard, Ontario  P0J 1P0
Looking to create a unique and memorable experience to share with family and friends? A horse drawn sleigh ride is a true Northern Ontario winter adventure everyone can enjoy.
705-647-7710705-647-7710
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Antoine Mountain

BOX 600, ON-656, Mattawa, ON  P0H 1V0
There is no better way than to spend your winter downhill skiing or snowboarding at some of the most beautiful trails in the region. Spend a day at Antoine Mountain or get a seasonal pass so you can enjoy practicing your favorite winter sport all season long. Our
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Antoine Mountain

BOX 600, ON-656, Mattawa, ON  P0H 1V0
Il n'y a pas de meilleur moyen de passer l'hiver que de faire du ski alpin ou à faire de la planche a neige sur les plus beaux sentiers de la région. Passez une journée à Antoine Mountain ou obtenez une passe saisonnière afin que vous puissiez pratiquer votre sport
(705) 744-4754(705) 744-4754
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La Bannik

862 chemin du Vieux-Fort, Duhamel-Ouest, Québec  J9V 1N7
Inspired by local flavours, our restaurant offers meals to taste in a cosy and warm environment. Inside like on our patio, enjoy a wonderful view over the lake Temiscamingue. La Bannik also offers cosy and luxurious cottages accommodations. Also, you can enjoy our
(819) 622-0922 | 1-877-322-0922(819) 622-0922 | 1-877-322-0922
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Kap-Kig-Iwan Provincial Park

2-4 Highway 11 South, Englehart, ON  P0J 1H0
Just a few kilometres south of Englehart runs a beautiful rapid flow through a beautiful forest. This Provincial Park is a perfect location to spend a few days camping with friends and family. The walking and hiking trails are tranquil and surrounded with beautiful
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Art Gallery on the shores of Lake Temiskaming
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P. O. Box 1090, Haileybury, Ontario  P0J 1K0
Since 1980, the Temiskaming Art Gallery (TAG) has been pivotal in promoting and showcasing visual arts in north-eastern Ontario. Approximately eight to ten exhibitions are shown annually which showcase the talent of local artists as well as national and international
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Valois' Motel & Restaurant

Box 360, Mattawa, Ontario  P0H 1V0
Welcome to Valois Motel & Restaurant, a true Northern Tradition for over 80 years. Rest & relax in our clean & comfortable motel rooms and enjoy delicious homemade meals in our full service family restaurant. Situated on the shores of the majestic Ottawa River, we
705-744-5583705-744-5583
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New Liskeard Business Improvement Area (BIA)

Box 2050, Haileybury, Ontario  P0J 1K0
The New Liskeard Business Improvement Area (BIA) encompasses a wide variety of 150 stores, businesses, and agencies that are situated in proximity to Armstrong Street and Whitewood Avenue. The New Liskeard BIA works on planning, financing, and implementing physical
705-672-3363 Ext- 4224705-672-3363 Ext- 4224
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