Prince Edward County Guide – Festivals & Events

Prince Edward County Guide – Festivals & Events: With wine celebrations, holiday parades, and winter markets, come celebrate Christmas in the County! Welcome to our winter carnivals, celebrations of all things winter. Look up Prince Edward County  events this weekend!

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Welcome to our winter carnivals, celebrations of all things winter.

  • Sophiasburgh Winter Carnival (Feb 17, 2018)
  • Vinter Festival (Feb 17-19, 2018) ~ The 1st annual wine and
    winter festival
  • Snowfest / Family Day at Sandbanks (Family Day Feb 19, 2018)

There are lots of winter-time activities to choose from! Cross country skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling, hockey, curling and skating … Or, just cozy up by a roaring fire with some good food, good wine and good friends!



Saturday, March 24 & Sunday, March 25, 2018

Visit one of the participating sugarbushes, enjoy pancake breakfasts with fresh maple syrup, taffy on snow, S’mores, petting zoos, BBQ sausages, lumberjack show, artisan vendors, wineries and more.

Celebrate the first harvest of the 2018 season in Prince Edward County.

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X-COUNTRY SKIING: For cross-country skiiers, Sandbanks Provincial Park has 10 kms of trails, and Macaulay Mountain conservation area has 11 km. Or, try snowshoeing the frozen dunes for an uncommon view of a popular beach.

ICE FISHING: Test your mettle as the mercury goes down with some ice fishing. The Bay of Quinte is one of the top walleye fishing spots in the world. Several local businesses offer ice-fishing packages and accommodation packages.

HOCKEY: The County loves its hockey! The Wellington Dukes are a Junior “A” ice hockey team from Wellington. The Picton Pirates are a Canadian Junior ice hockey team based in Picton.

ICE SKATING: The County offers 2 rinks with public skating, and Wellington also has an outdoor rink.

CURLING: Join in on the fun at Prince Edward Curling Club.

FITNESS & AQUATICS: Prince Edward Fitness & Aquatic (PEFAC) facility provides recreational, physical, therapeutic and social opportunities for all ages and abilities.

INDOOR WALKING PROGRAMS: Keep active even in cold weather with indoor walking programs at P.E.C.I. , Wellington Community Centre indoor track, or Community Care for Seniors programs


Restaurants in Prince Edward County


The 10 Best Prince Edward County Restaurants – TripAdvisor

Click on the map below to plan your restaurant experience!




Over 35 winemakers, all carving out their own unique niche. Browse through our winery directory or use our interactive map to plan your individual wine tour. Read more.