Here is an introduction to Winterlude or Bal de Neige in Ottawa-Gatineau. The festival takes place every February and is an exciting way to celebrate Winter in Ontario. This is a bilingual festival with activities for all. In this package you will find some photos of different activities and specialty food available. There is also a dialogue that you can use with you students to talk about the Bal de neige. There is an information page with comprehension questions. Sentence word cards are included. Laminate and cut out the words to create sentences about Le bal de neige. There is a read and draw vocabulary page for students to learn winter vocabulary. There is also an ice sculpture preference page. Finally, a create your own postcard activity is included as well. Attached you will also find a pdf copy of the 2016 and 2017 brochures to use as an authentic resource.