Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival

Arts on the Ave is proud to present the 10th annual Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival featuring Village Upside Down! Join us Saturday & Sunday January 14 & 15, 2017 and embrace the cold northern climate by enjoying artistic panache and authentic cultural and heritage winter games and fun. Don't miss out on this amazing weekend.

“Some days look better upside down”
— Eeyore




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!

Support the Festival

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


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