Events Calendar

Thursday, Jun 21

Minnesota Boychoir

After touring five continents, the Minnesota Boychoir lands in Winnipeg for the first time. With more than 60 singers on stage, the harmonies are extraordinary. The choir's vast repertoire includes challenging classical, folk, contemporary and sacred choral music sung in more than 30 languages and dialects and all shows are free to attend. Visit boychoir.org for the nine-venue Winnipeg schedule.

June 21 | 12:00pm-12:30pm

Location: Buskers Lookout

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

Website

Thursday, Jun 21

2018 Heart and Stroke Big Bike

It's a heart-pumping, cheer-thumping, crazy big, fun ride! For 20 minutes, 29 riders power one Big Bike.

Thursday | 9am - 7pm

Location:

Categories: Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Jun 21

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Jun 21

One People, One Voice

The summer solstice will be celebrated in the spirit of reconciliation at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights this Thursday on national Indigenous Peoples Day, with a free concert featuring Indian City, Kinnie Starr and Scott Nolan.

June 21 | 6:00pm

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Music

Website

Thursday, Jun 21

Tribal Villages Pow Wow

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

June 21 – 1-9 pm, The Canopy
June 27 – 6-9 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 1 – 1-9 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 21 – 1-9 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 6 – 1-9 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 18 – 1-5pm Oodena Celebration Circle
September 3 – 1-5 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

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

Thursday, Jun 21

Fitness in the Park

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

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12pm - 1pm

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Saturday, Jun 23

Indigenous Day Live

Indigenous Day Live is a celebration of National Indigenous Day and the summer solstice.  APTN presents a daytime program of activities and evening concert with live national broadcast and fireworks. The event is free and open to everyone! Visit indigenousdaylive.ca for a complete schedule and list of performers.  Join the conversation by using #ILD2018

Saturday | 11am - 11pm

Location: Festival Stage

Categories: Family Friendly, Festival, Free, Multicultural, Music

Website

Sunday, Jun 24

Ride Don't Hide

Join the Canadian Mental Health Association on Sunday, June 24th for Ride Don't Hide, Canada's largest bike ride for mental health! Choose from the 6 km Family Ride or the 21 km Community Ride. The 21 km ride will be passing through The Forks.

Sunday | 9am - 1pm

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Sunday, Jun 24

Ciclovia

June 24th, 2018 marks the 9th Ciclovia event in Winnipeg- and the first year it will be a part of Bike Week! We invite you to ride to The Forks along our suggested routes. At The Forks you can take in activities for all ages, including demonstrations, activities, tabling and a Third+Bird Artisan Market.
Enjoy free salsa dancing, yoga and zumba classes throughout the day all with to the tune of a sweet mix of music by Mama Cutsworth- a dance party for the whole family! Plus special guest musicians TBA!

June 24 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Sunday, Jun 24

Pain in the ASSiniboine

Cycle 32km over river trails, single track, park roads and the Trans Canada Trail to Beady Park in Headingly, Manitoba. Then hop in your canoe or kayak and paddle the swift-moving Assiniboine to the finish line at Winnipeg’s most popular landmark, The Forks.

Racers compete as teams of two or solo. Most teams complete the course between 4 and 6 hours.

Sunday | 6:30am

Location: The Historic Port

Categories: Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jun 26

Fitness in the Park

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

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12pm - 1pm

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jun 26

Bee and Honey Show

Learn why honey bees are important for our community. Watch Live Bees in action and learn about bee behavior. Shop for locally produced honey. Speak with local beekeepers.

Tuesday | 9am - 6pm

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Conventions & Tradeshows, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Science & Technology

Website

Tuesday, Jun 26

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jun 26

Fit 4 Two

Fit 4 Two Stroller 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. Bring a yoga mat.

Every Tuesday under the Canopy from the middle of May through to the end of August.

Tuesday | 9:45 - 10:45am

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Wednesday, Jun 27

Tribal Villages Pow Wow

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

June 21 – 1-9 pm, The Canopy
June 27 – 6-9 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 1 – 1-9 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 21 – 1-9 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 6 – 1-9 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 18 – 1-5pm Oodena Celebration Circle
September 3 – 1-5 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

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

Thursday, Jun 28

Learn to Bike to The Forks - Inclusive Singles Night Ride

It can be hard to meet new single people in this town. Let’s mix and mingle with some fun active urban living! The Forks’ recreation coordinator, Lindsay Somers has created a super great singles event. Get out, have some adventures and meet new people in an open non-threatening environment. It’s a fun and playful hangout with ZERO pressure.

LGBTTQ* -friendly. 

Want a number? You gotta ask for it. That night. Lindsay will not share any private information. It’s all up to you!

Ride starts @ 7 PM from the Assinniboine Park Duck Pond Shelter

Tickets are $30, which includes: 
- instruction and rules of the road
- guided ride 
- annual Bike Winnipeg membership, which entitles the holder to 15% off at most bike shops in the city.

You bring: 
- Your bike
- Helmet
- Bike lock 
- Respectful attitude
- Sense of adventure!

Tickets: theforks.com/learntobike

Thursday, June 28 |

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Guided Tour, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Jun 28

Fitness in the Park

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

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12pm - 1pm

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Jun 28

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Sunday, Jul 01

Tribal Villages Pow Wow

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

June 21 – 1-9 pm, The Canopy
June 27 – 6-9 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 1 – 1-9 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 21 – 1-9 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 6 – 1-9 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 18 – 1-5pm Oodena Celebration Circle
September 3 – 1-5 pm, Oodena Celebration Circle

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

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

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