Frost Fest Winter Carnival

Frost Fest Winter Carnival is set to be the next big outdoor event of the season. We have partnered with some major players to present this high-energy festival in the heart of downtown Penticton.

When: Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024
Where: Gyro Park, Penticton 

Get ready for this

  • BCHL hockey on the outdoor ice rink 
  • Downtown Throwdown Ski & Board Rail Jam
  • Kids activities and stations presented by HaHaHa Kidzfest
  • Snow sledding hill 
  • DJ 
  • Food trucks 
  • Beverage garden
  • Fun activities with Amuzing Fun Rentals

It takes place the same weekend as the BCHL All-Star Weekend, which attracts hockey players and NHL alumni to the Activate Penticton outdoor rink at Gyro Park. All the events are free to watch on the Saturday. Spectators can walk between each of the activities and events throughout the day.

Downtown Throwdown Rail Jam

Calling all skiers and boarders who ride rails! Registration is open now for the Downtown Throwdown Rail Jam, coming to Gyro Park on Saturday, Jan. 20. Compete for up to $6,000 in cash and prizes. Must have solid skills in riding rails.

This event is brought to you in partnership with Freeride Boardshop and Apex Freestyle Club, with help from Big Steel Box, Wildstone Construction, Home Hardware and Trademark Industries. Spectators are invited to watch the action from the sidelines or the beverage garden.

Ha Ha Ha Kidzfest Activites

  • Decorate your own hot chocolate mug (while supplies last)
  • Deluxe hot chocolate stand (sponsored by Lakeside Resort). Enjoy all the fixings on your hot chocolate in our own decorated Frost Fest mug
  •  Create your own lantern to light up the long winter evenings
  • Warming/story station: Warm up from the cold with scheduled storytime in the warming station
  • Photo station
  • Face painting 
  • Ever had maple syrup on SNOW?! Now is your chance with the Maple Roch Maple Syrup stand
  • Fun activities with Amuzing Fun Rentals

About the BCHL All Star Weekend

The BC Hockey League returns to Penticton Jan. 19-20, 2024. Tickets for the Top Prospects game at the South Okanagan Events Centre go on sale on Friday, Dec. 7, 2023. The outdoor events on Saturday, Jan. 20 are free to the public and take place at the outdoor ice rink at Gyro Park.

BCHL All Star Weekend

Frost Fest Partners


     Lakeside ResortHa Ha Ha KidzfestCanery


Downtown Throwdown Rail Jam 


Big Steel BoxHome Hardware

Trademark IndustriesSuperior Septic Services


Frost Fest poster 2024