Events, Pop-ups, or Activations

Planning a Pop-Up

We're always interested in supporting local entrepreneurs, small businesses, and community organizations, and we have a space available for your potential pop-up. We will consider applications whose ideas are inspired by local, sustainable, experience-driven, and active-living concepts. If this describes you and your concept, we invite you to apply!

Some things to consider before applying:

  • The space provided is about 100 square feet.
  • Hours of operation are 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Rental costs*
    • Weekend (Fri-Sun) cost $250.00 + gst
    • Full week (Mon-Sun) cost $500.00 + gst

Please note that Pop-Up bookings are limited to two week booking periods, at a maximum of two times per year, depending on the demand of the space. Additional fees may apply for extra cleaning and damages.

Learn more about the Pop-up space here.

Booking an Event

The Forks plays host to more than 275 third-party events, pop-ups, and activations annually. Because of its unique location in downtown Winnipeg, stunning views and one-of-a-kind onsite venues, we are the perfect site for local, national, and international events and activities.

Spaces available for rent at The Forks include:

  • CN Stage and Field (not available during winter)
  • Plaza at The Forks Skatepark
  • Oodena Celebration Circle
  • The Wiigiwaam at The Gathering Space
  • Some spaces within The Forks Market

Things to consider when booking an event at The Forks:

If you'd like to make a booking at The Forks, please complete this application form.*

Questions about the process of making a booking? Please contact our Event Team.

**Our Event staff will be in contact within 1-2 weeks of receiving your application to complete the booking process and take a deposit. Please note an event is NOT confirmed until a deposit is received. An event must be booked a minimum of three weeks in advance.