MEC SNOWFEST Winnipeg

  • Date
    Saturday, 23 November, 2013
  • Time
    From 10:00 am to 05:00 pm CST
  • Organizer
    MEC Winnipeg
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Winnipeg
    303 Portage Avenue R3B 2B4
    Winnipeg, MB

Join in on MEC Snowfest 2014 at this years event page!

 

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MEC Snowfest 2013 information below!

Falling flakes make us happy, so we’re throwing a party to welcome winter.   Come join us for a flurry of activities and connect with your local outdoor community. 

  • Meet local clubs
  • Check out the latest snowsports gear
  • Find deals at the MEC Winter Gear Swap from 12pm-3pm.
  • Learn new skills at clinics like winter running & cycling, winter adventure safety and skijoring.
  • Make your very own Outsiders beard and other fun crafts at the kids table!
  • Enjoy free hot cocoa, coffee, cookies and free vendor samples from Lara Bar, Taste of Nature and more
  • Many of the clubs joining us will have a draw prize at their table.  Be sure to stop in and speak with all of them to learn more about staying active outdoors this winter! 

Some clubs that will be joining us:

  • Snow Motion – Winter Dog Sports Club of Manitoba
  • Charleswood Ski Club
  • Red River Nordic Ski & Biathlon Club
  • Club D’Escalade de Saint Boniface
  • Cross Country Ski Association of Manitoba
  • Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors
  • Winnipeg Search and Rescue
  • AdventureSmart
  • Aftic Epica
  • International Winter Cycling Congress
  • Experience Manitoba
  • Nature Manitoba

Get in on some great workshops and clinics throughtout the day!  See the detailed itinerary below:





WHEN

 

WORKSHOPS

 

CLUB HOSTING EVENT

10:00am – 11:00am

 

Cross Country Ski Waxing Clinic

 

Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors & Cross Country Ski Association of Manitoba

11:00am – 3:00pm

 

Kids Craft Table

 

Make fun beards with #FindPhil, colour and visit with friends!

11:00am – 11:30am

 

Cross Country Ski Waxing Clinic

 

Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors & Cross Country Ski Association of Manitoba

12:00pm – 1:00pm

 

Get Informed & Get Outdoors!

 

Winnipeg Search and Rescue & AdventureSmart

12:00pm – 3:00pm

 

Winter Gear Swap

 

Buy & Sell gently used winter gear!

1:00pm – 1:30pm

 

Winter Adventure Cycling & Running Film

 

Actif Epica & Int Winter Cycling Congress

1:00pm – 2:00pm

 

Basic Ice Climbing

 

Club D'Escalade du Saint Boniface

2:00pm – 3:00pm

 

Winter Cycling 101

 

MEC Winnipeg

3:00pm – 3:30pm

 

Winter Adventure Cycling & Running Film

 

Actif Epica & IWCC

3:00pm – 4:00pm

 

Nordic Waxing 101

 

MEC Winnipeg

 4:00pm – 5:00pm

 

Draw Prizes Announced!

 

Club Draws & MEC Snowfest Draw!

The Gear Swap this year will be run like a community garage sale.  No fees, no fuss!

For more information, contact Alisa at alisa.birnie@mec.ca or call the store at 204-943-4202