18 Feb, '23

10:00am - 4:00pm

Kôna – Wanuskewin Winter Festival is an immersive 1 day event that features many indoor and outdoor activities. Celebrate Indigenous Culture and spend the day exploring the full site at this event!

Kona Events

  • Dog Sledding
  • Horse & Sleigh Rides
  • Creeland Dancers
  • Powwow Dancers
  • Voyageur games
  • Moccasins games
  • The really really really Antique Roadshow!
    • Our chief archeologist Dr Ernie Walker examines your arrowheads  tools and artifacts
  • Indigenous Artisan Market
  • Kick sledding
  • Snowshoeing
  • Winter Guided walks – Plant walk; Photo walk
  • Tipi Teachings
  • Hide Scraping and teachings
  • Drum teachings
  • Self Guided Story Walks & Scavenger Hunts
  • Restaurant,  paskwāw quick serve, Snack Shack, and Gift Shop will all be open!

Full agenda, site maps, and detailed schedules to come!


10:00 a.m. – site gate open & select activities
10:30 a.m. – opening event
11:00 a.m. – everything running! (see below)
4:00 p.m. – events end

  • Open for all ages
  • Event is “Admission by Donation”
  • Highly encourage carpooling as parking will be limited
  • Free Parking

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