Events Calendar

Monday, Apr 29 to Sunday, May 05

Sight Unseen Art Show and Workshop

Each year Pembina Trails showcases student artwork in an exhibition entitled Sight/Unseen. This year they've brought their students work to the Forks and will hold an official opening on Thursday, May 2 at 7 PM.

Come participate in fun student-run art workshops daily between 1 PM and 4 PM.

Here is a list of the daily art activities:

Monday, April 29- Try out an Art Scavenger Hunt or draw a picture of why art is important to you.

Tuesday, April 30- Turn a tile into a styling fridge magnet.

Wednesday, May 1- Create a collaged artist trading card and trade with a friend or stranger.

Thursday, May 2- Make your own colorful felt pin.

Friday, May 4- Create a fanciful creature with collage and drawing.

Saturday, May 5- Using old maps and magazines construct a unique envelope for secret letters.

Sunday, May 6- Find the hexagon and create a hive. We will hide hexagon shapes around the forks, color yours and connect it to others to make a secret hive installation!

 

Location: South Aisle of The Forks Market

Thursday, May 2 - Sunday, May 5 | 10 AM - 9 PM daily

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Art & Design, Free, Family Friendly

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Friday, May 03

Fit 4 Two Stroller Fitness: Free Mother's Day Class

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.

 

Please RSVP to aileen@fit4two.ca

Friday, May 3 | 9:45 - 10:45 AM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

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Friday, May 03 to Saturday, May 04

Kal Barteski Custom Script Pop-up

Kal Barteski is hosting a custom script pop-up where she will transform your words into art. 

 

Location: 201 Space on the second floor of The Forks Market

Friday, May 3 | 4 - 9 PM & Saturday, May 4 | 10 AM - 7 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Art & Design

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Friday, May 03 to Saturday, May 04

Luckygirl: HeyKiddo Photo Booth

Get your family photos taken by HeyKiddo Photography! 

Enjoy a 15-minute photography session in front of a custom painted Kal Barteski backdrop for $150 (includes all edited digital images).

Registration is required. To book, please email info@heykiddo.ca and specify what day and time you would like.

Location: 201 Space on the second floor of The Forks Market.

Friday, May 3 @ 4 PM & Saturday, May 4 | 10 AM - 6 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly

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Sunday, May 05

Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries MS Walk

More info to come soon.

Sunday, May 5 | 8:00 AM

Location: CN Stage

Categories: Family Friendly, Sports & Fitness

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Monday, May 06

Music Monday at The Forks

Music Monday is a celebration highlighting music in schools across Canada and will feature performances by the Nelson McIntyre Collegiate Concert Band and Jazz Band, the LRSD Show Choir, LRSD Harmony Choir, Dakota Collegiate Choir, Nordale Singers, Marion Grade 1-2-3 Choristers, and the Archwood Music Makers. Come out and watch these enthusiastic music students from the Louis Riel School Division share their musical talents!

Monday, May 6, | 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Music

Wednesday, May 08 to Thursday, May 09

The Forks Market + Common Job Fair

We're hiring summer staff for The Forks Market Support Team + Common Bartenders and are hosting a job fair where applicants can come down with a resume & cover letter for an on-the-spot interview. 

Please bring a resume and cover letter with you to the 201 Space located on the second floor of The Market (next to dconstruct and Coal and Canary Candle Company). 

Please visit our employment page for detailed job descriptions. 

Wednesday, May 8 & Thursday, May 9 | 11 AM - 7 PM

Location: The Forks Market

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Friday, May 10 to Saturday, May 11

Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Pop-Up

Join the Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries DrinkSense team on May 10 and 11 where they will be giving away complimentary mocktails and flowers to visitors to The Forks.

May 10 & 11 | Friday 4:00 - 8:00 PM & Saturday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Food & Drink, Free

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Saturday, May 11

Meet the Winnipeg Boys' Choir

The Winnipeg Boys' Choir, an auditioned choir of boys and young men aged 8-18, will present selections from their spring concert: "Hope is the Thing . . . "

Saturday, May 11 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Music

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Saturday, May 11 to Sunday, May 12

Luckygirl Mother's Day Pop-Up

Luckygirl presents a Mother's Day Pop-Up on the second-floor balconies of The Forks Market.

With 24 local vendors, you'll be sure to find the perfect gift for the moms in your life!

Saturday, May 11 Sunday, May 12 | 11 AM - 5 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Shopping

Website

Tuesday, May 14

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, May 15

Shadows, Shades & Sweets Makeup Workshop

Do you struggle with knowing how to add those gorgeous shades of green, blue or purple into your makeup routine, or adding some fun colored eyeliner pencils? Join MADE Beauty Co. owner and makeup artist Nancy Dutiaume, for easy tips and tricks to utilize those often intimidating shades! Spring & Summer looks will never be the same!

Tickets cost $75 and include a beverage from The Common, sweets from Jenna Rae Cakes, & some makeup goodies provided by Beautycounter, MAC Cosmetics & Laura Mercier. Limited seating is available.

Click here to purchase your tickets.

Location: Second-floor seating area

Wednesday, May 15 | 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: The Forks Market

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Tuesday, May 21

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

Thursday, May 23 to Sunday, May 26

Poppy Barley Pop-Up

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Poppy Barley is a Canadian luxury leather goods company that's rethinking retail at every step. Partnering with factories in Mexico and Brazil, the brand delivers on a promise of ethically-made, quality products at fair prices. From May 23-26, Poppy Barley will be popping up at The Forks Market to bring you our newest summer styles and iconic classics

Location: Second-floor seating area of The Forks Market

May 23 & 24 | 12:00 - 8:00 PM, May 25 & 26 | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Shopping

Website

Friday, May 24 to Saturday, May 25

Winnipeg Night Market

The Winnipeg Night Market is a family-friendly open-air night market in Downtown Winnipeg located at The Forks CN Stage + Field. It features up to 75 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of the city. Indulge and enjoy the mouth-watering food provided by the tasty food trucks and vendors, and check out nightly performances on the stage where we proudly feature local talent performing live music such as dancing with DJ BLITZ and much more!

Admission is $5 and can be purchased at the gate or online by clicking here.

Children 12 and under receive free admission. 

May 24 & 25 | Friday & Saturday 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Location: CN Stage

Categories: Food & Drink, Shopping

Website

Saturday, May 25

Asian Heritage Festival

Celebrate Asian Canadian cultures at the Asian Heritage Society Festival with live performances and entertainment including dance, music, martial arts and more!

Saturday, May 25 | 12:00 - 6:00 PM

Location: The Canopy

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

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Sunday, May 26

Doors Open Winnipeg at Upper Fort Garry

Come see how interpretation, art, and technology bring life and energy to Upper Fort Garry, the place where the decision was made to form the Province of Manitoba and join the Confederacy of Canada. Look at how the fort was laid out in 1870 and learn about the key points in its history - all at your own pace! Experience the sound and light show as it moves across the 440 ft. Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Heritage Wall. 

Informational talks will start every hour between 12:00 and 4:00 PM with each talk lasting about 30-minutes.

To prepare for your visit, go to upperfortgarry.com and download the free apps to your phone or tablet.

  

Sunday, May 26 | 12:00 - 5:00 PM

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Outdoor Recreation

Sunday, May 26

Annual Commemoration of Grandfather Rock

Grandfather Rock is a memorial to survivors of Indian Residential School. The monument was placed in 2014 by Wechetowin and St Paul’s Anglican.

Sunday, May 26 | 7:00 AM - Sacred Fire | 10:00 AM - Commemoration

Location: Peace Meeting Site

Categories: Free, Multicultural, Outdoor Recreation

Tuesday, May 28

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

Thursday, May 30

Wawanesa School Choral Concert

Enjoy a performance from the students at Wawanesa School as they sing their favourite songs of the year!

Thursday, May 30 | 2:30 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Music, Outdoor Recreation

Friday, May 31

Ashern Central School Spring Concert

Ashern Central School's yearly performance tour includes a stop at The Forks where high school student musicians will perform a program of popular and traditional music. The group includes winds, garage bands, and soloists, and their styles include everything from the Renaissance to contemporary music about social issues.

Friday, May 31 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Music

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