Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival
Deep Freeze : Un festival d’hiver byzantin


Arts on the Ave is proud to present the 11th annual Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival featuring Into The Winter Grove.

Join us Saturday & Sunday January 13 & 14, 2018 and embrace the cold northern climate by enjoying artistic panache and authentic cultural and heritage winter games and fun.

Do not miss this amazing weekend!

Arts on the Ave est fière de présenter la 11e édition du Festival Deep Freeze : Un festival d’hiver byzantin ! Soyez des nôtres les samedi et dimanche 13 et 14 janvier 2018 et profitez de notre climat nordique en découvrant des jeux ayant un panache artistique, culturel et patrimonial. Ne ratez surtout pas cette fin de semaine des plus impressionnantes !

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Deep Freeze Raffle & 50/50 Winner Announcement

Congratulations to:

Jocelyn Lamothe (Raffle Winner) Adrian Klis Leather Handbag

Jeff Black (Saturday 50/50 Winner) $444.65

Brendan Van Alstine (Sunday 50/50 Winner) $112.00 

Be part of the festival: Volunteer, Donate, or Perform!


Join our incredible team of over 200 volunteers. We have positions available for many skills & interests. Plus you get a sweet festival toque and other great perks!

Donate: Support the Festival

Donate what you can and support our wonderful winter festival. One-time or monthly, your generosity is sincerely appreciated.

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Performer Submissions

Artists / Performers / Vendors / Visual Artists apply here! We want YOU to join our festival and share your passion with our audience.

The Deep Freeze Festival happens at a time when the Christmas excitement is all over, but the darkness and the cold is still with us. It’s a perfect time to get out and experience something interesting on the Ave!
— Catherine Compston, Visual Artist