Events Calendar

Tuesday, Jun 25

Fit 4 Two Stroller Fitness

Fit 4 Two Stoller Fitness is a baby-friendly, full-body workout. Each class includes intervals of cardio drills, functional strength training and short power walks, followed by postnatal-specific core work and flexibility. All fitness levels are welcome. You do not need a jogging stroller but will need to bring a yoga mat.

Tuesdays | 9:45 - 10:45 AM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Wednesday, Jun 26

Fitness in the Park

Everyone is invited to take part in FREE bootcamp classes, every Wednesday during the summer at Upper Fort Garry!

Wednesday | 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Thursday, Jun 27

Founding Nations Pow Wow

Join us for traditional drumming, dancing, singing, storytelling, artisans and more.

June 21 - 1:00 - 9:00 PM

June 27 - 7:00 - 9:00 PM

July 1 - 1:00 - 8:00 PM

July 20 - 1:00 - 5:00 PM

August 5 - 1:00 - 9:00 PM

August 17 - 1:00 - 5:00 PM

September 2 - 1:00 - 9:00 PM

All events take place in Oodena Celebration Circle.

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

Categories: Art & Design, Dance, Family Friendly, Free, Multicultural, Music

Thursday, Jun 27

Healthy Horizons 5K Fun Run/Walk

The event is a fundraiser for the Healthy Horizons Foundation which supports healthy living initiatives with a focus on Northern Youth. We invite everyone to come out and support our youth!

Registration is required. 

Thursday, June 27 | 12:00 PM

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

Categories: Family Friendly, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Saturday, Jun 29 to Sunday, Jun 30

The WRENCH @ The Forks: Drop-In Community Tune-Up stands

During The WRENCH @ The Forks drop-in, the general public will be able to fix their bicycle with the assistance of WRENCH staff and volunteers. Everyone is welcome to attend. To ensure that money is not a barrier; services and used parts will be offered by suggested donation (sliding scale) or in exchange for volunteer time.

Location: The WRENCH @ The Forks Rail Car

Saturdays & Sundays | 12:00 - 6:00 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Sunday, Jun 30

The WRENCH @ The Forks: Bike Art

From printmaking to sculpture and beyond, The WRENCH @ The Forks Bike Art workshops take used bicycle parts and help participants transform them into works of art.  The Bike Art workshops will feature bike part jewellery and bike part fishing lure making.

Location: The WRENCH @ The Forks Rail Car

Sunday | 12:00 - 6:00 PM

Location:

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Sunday, Jun 30

Symphony in the City

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Join the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra at various locations throughout the city as they pop up for surpirise weekend performances! From Assiniboine Park to Transcona, there are several opportunities to see them perform! Symphony in the City is supported by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries.

Sunday, June 30 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Music, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Monday, Jul 01

Founding Nations Pow Wow

Join us for traditional drumming, dancing, singing, storytelling, artisans and more.

June 21 - 1:00 - 9:00 PM

June 27 - 7:00 - 9:00 PM

July 1 - 1:00 - 8:00 PM

July 20 - 1:00 - 5:00 PM

August 5 - 1:00 - 9:00 PM

August 17 - 1:00 - 5:00 PM

September 2 - 1:00 - 9:00 PM

All events take place in Oodena Celebration Circle.

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

Categories: Art & Design, Dance, Family Friendly, Free, Multicultural, Music

Monday, Jul 01

Canada Day Run

Kick off celebrations with the Canada Day Run!

Choose your distance: 5 km, 5 miles or 1 km kids-run. All participants receive a commemorative Canada Day medal. Festivities include chip timed events, costume contest, multiple prizes, Canadian music trivia contest, post-race snacks and grand prize draw "Bucky the Beaver".

Click here to register.

Monday, July 1 | 9:00 AM

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Monday, Jul 01

Canada Day at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

So lit - The CMHR will once again be lit up red and white to celebrate Canada Day, starting the evening of June 28 through to the evening of July 1. 

$5 admission - The CMHR is pleased to offer $5 admission all day on Canada Day, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This flat rate admission includes Mandela: Struggle for Freedom.

Shop - The Boutique will have a table featuring ethically-sourced and fair-trade items from across Canada set up. Stop by and shop with pride!

Prairie Voices - The CMHR is also pleased to welcome choral group Prairie Voices for an acapella performance from the Museum amphitheatre at 11 a.m.

Monday, July 1

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Categories: Family Friendly, Music, Shopping

Website

Monday, Jul 01

Canada Day at The Forks Presented by Canada Life

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Join us in celebrating the true north strong and free with a full day of family-friendly activities, performances and celebration, ending with a spectacular fireworks show at 11pm!


CN STAGE & FIELD

1 - 3PM Stuntfest performances w/ Legacy Cheerleading
3 - 5PM Hip Hop demos w/ GeNie Baffoe
5 - 7PM Salsa Dance demos w/ Salsa Sundays

MB Live CN Stage Performances:
7PM Amadians
8PM Madeleine Roger
9PM Bullrider
10PM Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
10:45PM Eagle & Hawk with WSO

 

LIQUOR MARTS PATIO

10AM - 6PM - Pin Collectors

1 - 11PM - DrinkSense Mocktail Pop-up

Canopy Stage
1:30PM The Noble Thiefs
2:30PM Darryl Buck
3:30PM Trampoline
4:30PM Sweet Alibi
5:30PM Kendra Kay
6:30PM Little Miss Higgins
7:30PM Malcolm-Jay
8:30PM Hellnback
9:30PM The Sorels
10:30PM Moon Tan

PICK-UP + POP-UP IN THE PLAZA PARKING LOT

1 - 11PM - Pick-up ball hockey 

1 - 11PM - Local, handmade market curated by Luckygirl Popups

03:00PM Double the Trouble
03:45PM Double the Trouble
04:30PM Two Crows for Comfort
05:15PM Two Crows for Comfort

TRIBAL VILLAGE
1 - 9PM Oodena Celebration Circle
Experience a pow wow with traditional dancing and storytelling through a concept called Human Library where visitors have the opportunity to hear oral history from Indigenous people.

PLAZA SKATEBOARD PARK 
1 - 4PM
This interactive space will feature skateboard demos, DJs, collaborations and workshops with local skateshop Sk8 Skates pro-riders.


CANADA DAY WALKWAY ON WATERFRONT
12 - 4PM - Art w/ ArtCity 
12 - 4PM - Sidewalk Chalk w/ The Travelling Signpainters 
12 - 4PM - CaRaVaN Open Mic Stage @ Exchange District Waterbus Stop

Exchange Stage @ Stephen Juba Park
12PM Rhianna Rae Saj
1PM JC Campbell
2PM Leaf Rapids
3PM Liam Duncan

 

Additional Amenities & Site Happenings:

12PM - 12AM - FREE Bike Valet

1-5 PM - Lacrosse Demonstrations | Parks Canada

10AM - 5 PM - $5 Admission, including Mandela: Struggle For Freedom exhibit | Canadian Museum for Human Rights

11AM - Prairie Voices performance | Canadian Museum for Human Rights amphitheatre

1-4PM - FREE Open House + activities | Manitoba Theatre for Young People

11AM - 3PM - Fireworks Craft | $11 | Manitoba Children's Museum

 

With so many people flocking to The Forks for the festivities, plan your transportation in advance! Bike Valet will be on-site offering free, secure bike and helmet storage all day, plan to take the bus or park off-site and walk over.

 

STAY TUNED FOR MORE EVENTS + ACTIVITES!

Monday, July 1 | 10AM - 11PM

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Dance, Family Friendly, Festival, Food & Drink, Free, Multicultural

Wednesday, Jul 03

Fitness in the Park

Everyone is invited to take part in FREE bootcamp classes, every Wednesday during the summer at Upper Fort Garry!

Wednesday | 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Saturday, Jul 06 to Sunday, Jul 07

The WRENCH @ The Forks: Drop-In Community Tune-Up stands

During The WRENCH @ The Forks drop-in, the general public will be able to fix their bicycle with the assistance of WRENCH staff and volunteers. Everyone is welcome to attend. To ensure that money is not a barrier; services and used parts will be offered by suggested donation (sliding scale) or in exchange for volunteer time.

Location: The WRENCH @ The Forks Rail Car

Saturdays & Sundays | 12:00 - 6:00 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Sunday, Jul 07

Salsa Sundays

The most anticipated outdoor Latin dance event of the year. Hundreds of people of all ages and dance ability join hosts Salsa Explosion Dance Company under the canopy for intro dance lessons, dance showcases and social dancing to the rhythms of live bands and DJs.

July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 18 & 25 | 6:00 - 10:30 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music, Outdoor Recreation

Website

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