Mid-Winter Social

February 18, 2023 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Discovery Harbour
93 Jury Drive Penetanguishene
Melissa Elsdon

Discovery Harbour kicks off their 50th anniversary celebrations by welcoming visitors to the historic site in tandem with the Town of Penetanguishene at their 75th Annual Winterama on February 18-20, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily. Last Admission at 3pm


All the Activities!


– Jump on the tractor-pulled wagon ride

– Strap on snowshoes and stomp along the snowshoeing track*

– Feel the wind in your hair on the kids’ snow tubing run*

– Explore historic Keating House and sample apple cider & shortbread cookies

– Warm up in Garrison Hall with hot chocolate and a variety of snacks

– Visit local artisans and vendors in Garrison Hall

– Roast bannock over a roaring open fire

– Watch a black-powder musket firing demonstration

– Enjoy guided tours of the original establishment’s Officers’ Quarters

– Explore the H.M.S. Tecumseth Centre and check out the real Tecumseth shipwreck and other museum displays

– Live musicians will sing your favourite songs on the outdoor stage

– Say hello to costumed characters from Paw Patrol, Frozen, The Minions and more!

– Try to escape the Brig in our Escape Room Experience (additional charge)


*Some activities are weather dependent*


Good to Know:


– Service animals only will be permitted at this special event

– The event will run in most types of weather (sun, rain, snow, ice)

-The event will take part almost entirely outdoors, please dress for conditions



General Admission $8.00/person

Kids 5 and under are free

Escape Room $30.00/person (includes event admission)

Advance Reservations  are required for the Escape Room