Category: Winter at The Forks

ICYMI: 10 Years of Warming Huts v.2019 winners revealed!

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by The Forks Market

Last week we found out just how excited we need to be for the upcoming winter season at The Forks. Hint: it's VERY EXCITED.  Its been ten years of the Warming Huts competition, and to celebrate, we're going to see a real flurry of activity on the Red River Mutual Trail this year,...


Stronger Together: The Forks staff pull a plane for charity

Posted on Oct 03, 2018 by The Forks Market

Last month, a few of The Forks team members participated in the United Way Plane Pull to kick off its $21 million fundraising campaign.


Forks Facts: Instagram Story Q&A

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 by The Forks Market

A little while ago on Instagram, we asked you what you've always wanted to know about The Forks, and you were full of really great questions about our history, what we're doing now, and what's ahead. We took the time to pick some of our favourites and respond! Here's what you wanted to...


One Million Reasons to Visit The Forks This Long Weekend

Posted on Feb 16, 2018 by The Forks Market

  You're probably thinking, "Really, The Forks? 1,000,000 reasons? Yeah right." But we're barely exaggerating. Read on! Louis Riel weekend is traditionally a fun-filled family weekend here at The Forks, and this year is no different. We'll break things down by...


Take Shelter

Posted on Feb 27, 2013 by The Forks Market

What started four years ago as a simple idea amongst a few of us here in Winnipeg, has blossomed into an event that involves a great many people. What has changed is the size of the event, the amount of energy required to put it all together, and reach into the broader arts community both here...


Making of the Red River Mutual Trail

Posted on Jan 09, 2013 by The Forks Market

A step-by-step guide to winter fun The Red River Mutual Trail is a skating and multi-use path along portions of the Assiniboine and Red Rivers. Some years, The Red River Mutual Trail has made the Guinness Book Of World Records as the longest natural ice skating trail in the world (8.5...


Winter Wonderland

Posted on Dec 16, 2012 by The Forks Market

With Christmas just around the corner (9 days and counting), and as my oldest son Connor turns sixteen, five days before Christmas, I’m reminded of when he was little and the fascination that...


Warming Huts

Posted on Dec 07, 2012 by The Forks Market

We recently announced the winners of the Warming Hut v.2013: Art and Architecture on Ice. One winner from Cambridge, one from New York and one from Winnipeg. As well we rolled out our invited architect from Montreal and the U of M entry.


Warming Huts Jury

Posted on Sep 26, 2012 by The Forks Market

It is always an interesting mix when you have a group of artists discussing a project with some operations guys. This past Saturday the warming huts jury, with nine established and creative architects and three operations people, met to select this year’s winning warming huts....