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Vision (Zero) for the future!

Posted on Sep 29, 2019 by The Forks Market

Ok, guys, stay with us here — there are a lot (and we mean A LOT) of things happening on site as we roll fully into fall. There’s Culture Days and

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Take an artistic ride with Forever Bicycles

Posted on Sep 25, 2019 by The Forks Market

Photo courtesy of April Carandang Wheel by wheel and seat by seat, this week a team is constructing a new art installation which will grace CN Field for the next three years: Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles. The 30-foot sculptural piece is hard to miss; it’s...

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A Nuit on the town

Posted on Sep 24, 2019 by The Forks Market

Photo courtesy of Culture Days Nuit Blanche is definitely one of our favourite nights of the year — thousands of Winnipeggers roam the streets in search of, an interacting with, all types of contemporary art and artists.

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Summer's not over yet!

Posted on Sep 23, 2019 by The Forks Market

Hello? Hot weather? Where did you go?! Is it just us or has this September been a particularly speedy and harsh transition from those sunny summer days of July and August? Well, we’re not going down that...

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CN 100 – A Moving Celebration in Winnipeg

Posted on Sep 20, 2019 by The Forks Market

Back in the late 1800s and early 1900s, Winnipeg was a transportation hub; the link between eastern Canada and western Canada, and, in some cases, the link between Canada and the U.S. Thousands of people wandered the halls...

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Stroll along with our self-guided art walk

Posted on Sep 06, 2019 by The Forks Market

There are lots of great reasons to visit The Forks, right? The history, the food, the drinks, the shops, the events… we could go on and on (and we often do!). But one thing we definitely don’t want you to forget about is the art!

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September: The New Year, part two.

Posted on Sep 04, 2019 by Lindsay Somers

Anyone else feel like September is the new year, part two? The French call this time of year “la rentrée” which literally translates to “the return.” It signals the end of summer and its lazy days with a return to school, work and well, real life.

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Grab your foodie friends and your stretchiest pants – it's time for Le Burger Week

Posted on Sep 01, 2019 by The Forks Market

Ah, September! The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting cooler and the distinct smell of grilled meats is wafting through the air, which can only mean one thing: it’s time for Le Burger Week (with Cheese)! This year more than 120 local restaurants have created...

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Grab your headphones - our self-guided audio tour is here!

Posted on Aug 31, 2019 by The Forks Market

For Winnipeggers and visitors spending September Long in the city, The Forks: A self-guided audio tour launches this week. No need to fight the traffic on the highway out to the lake—experience a mini urban getaway, in the heart of Winnipeg at The Forks. Get some fresh air, a...

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Pow wow 101: Four key parts to watch for

Posted on Aug 31, 2019 by The Forks Market

We are so lucky that numerous times a year, the members of our local Indigenous community gather at Oodena Celebration Circle to host pow wows where they sing, dance and celebrate their culture in a venue that is open to the public.

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A berry good time to check out the Public Orchard

Posted on Aug 18, 2019 by The Forks Market

Six years ago, The Forks partnered with Winnipeg CORE to plant 61 fruit trees and around 75 fruit-bearing shrubs and bushes. Now, after years of growth, those trees and bushes have blossomed into a public orchard, producing delicious fruit available to be consumed...

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A Day in the Life of The Forks Patio 

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by Lindsay Somers

The new summer hot spot: The Forks Patio. Have you been?  Every...

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Ideas to beat summer activity fatigue

Posted on Aug 08, 2019 by The Forks Market

We’re about halfway through summer vacation — have you run out of ideas to entertain your kids yet? We know it can be a struggle to keep those young ones occupied all day, every day, so we’ve put together a list of amazing summer activities and programs going on in...

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