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ethanPhil and son Ethan Smit of Southampton going down the slope at the Port Elgin BIA Snow Fest 2018, February 17 in Coulter Parkette.

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A “mountain” of snow, face paint, ball hockey and bubbles-a-plenty attracted many families and sledders to the second annual Snow Fest event in downtown Port Elgin February 17.

The snow hill, created in Coulter Parkette by Saugeen Shores Public Works staff on February 15 as they brought snow back into the downtown core, took on an Olympic theme with some slope enthusiasts calling it the Port Elgin bobsled track.

The five hour free event hosted by the Port Elgin BIA saw parents, kids and tots take to the hill with smiles and squeals, work on their slap shot skills and create bubbles that floated down Goderich Street creating a memorable scene.

bubblesBubble creator Maci (right), and Hayley enjoyed the bubble station provided by The Main Event at Snow Fest 2018.

aubreyOne year old Aubrey of Port Elgin was cute as a button atop the colourful snow pile at Snow Fest 2018, February 17.

adamAdam Hill hit some air on the manmade hill which was dubbed the Port Elgin bobsled track at the Port Elgin BIA’s second annual Snow Fest winter event.

lilyNot to be outdone by her brother, Lily Hill too enjoyed the thrill of the slope.

sadieSnow Fest face paint artist Sadie (right) with her canvas Rachael at Snow Fest 2018.

volunteersSnow Paint creators Justine Rankin and Connor Logan.

line upFrom sliding down the slope to creating many works of art, the man made snow mountain attracted many.