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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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Nothing to wine about: 6 perfect location pairings for summer sipping

Posted on Aug 01, 2019 by The Forks Market

It's a widely accepted idea that your environment can drastically change how much you enjoy your food and drink. We'd like to lean into that theory for a moment! The Common recently released a new summer wine list full of...

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How to patio with The Common

Posted on Jul 27, 2019 by The Forks Market

It’s been so much fun sharing our patio with you this summer! The Common Patio is a new concept and we’re psyched to be able to call it ours. Here are a few tips on how to properly patio with us: 1) You’ll notice signs like the around the perimeter of the patio to let...

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The Loop: a 2.5K little adventure

Posted on Jul 17, 2019 by Lindsay Somers

  For years I’ve been running, walking and biking a downtown loop at The Forks. It is my favourite four season outdoor experience at the Forks. The loop...

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It's cocktail-o'clock in the Food Hall

Posted on Jul 04, 2019 by The Forks Market

There’s nothing better than spending a beautiful summer night on a patio with a delicious drink in hand. We’ve definitely got the patio part covered,

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6 ways to plan your Canada Day 2019!

Posted on Jun 27, 2019 by The Forks Market

  1. Map out your schedule There's a ton happening at The Forks on Monday, AND over the Walkway on Waterfront towards the Exchange District Stage at Stephen Juba Park so 

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Let’s cut to the chase… The Loving Barbers Company is open!

Posted on Jun 22, 2019 by The Forks Market

The chairs are in, the scissors are sharp, the mirrors are up and the doors are open at The Loving Barbers Company!

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Summer Soundtrack from The Common

Posted on Jun 20, 2019 by The Forks Market

Every month, our friends at Manitoba Music curate Spotify playlists highlighting loads of local artists as well as tunes from touring acts hitting Manitoba stages. This month, there’s an big spotlight on some of the artists playing music festivals the summer, including sākihiwē festival...

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