Events Calendar

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

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 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

Tuesday, Jul 02

Swingin' at Sunset

Free swing dance lessons open to everyone, of any level of dance skill! In between classes, music will be played to allow time for everyone to try out what they've learned. Come alone or bring a friend!

Lessons begin at 6:00 and 7:30.

Tuesdays | 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 02

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. 

***location change for July 25, classes moved to CN Stage***

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

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Wednesday, Jul 03

Oral History Tour

Discover the rich history of Manitoba’s Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. Led by elders, this 90-minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel bridge and through The Forks site. Meet at the gates of the St. Boniface Cathedral. No registration required, suitable for all ages. Bring water and dress for the weather.

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Wednesday July 3, 10, & 17, and Saturday July 6, 13, & 20| 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

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

Thursday, Jul 04

Plastic Free July Kick-Off Lunch

Plastic Free July will kick-off in Manitoba on July 4th at The Forks. Come-and-go between 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM for information about the Plastic Free July Challenge as well as tips to help you reduce single-use plastic in your own life!

Enjoy a plastic-free lunch catered by Tall Grass Prairie Bread Co. for a suggested donation of $5/person.

Thursday, July 4, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Books & Talks, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Outdoor Recreation

Website

Thursday, Jul 04

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. 

***location change for July 25, classes moved to CN Stage***

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

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Friday, Jul 05 to Sunday, Jul 07

Skateboard Lessons

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Starting July 5th until August 26th The Winnipeg Skateboarding Outreach Organization, in conjunction with Sk8 Skates, will be hosting free skateboard lessons for beginners at the Plaza at the Forks Skatepark. The lessons will run Wednesday - Sunday from 11:30 AM - 2 PM. It is mandatory that participants bring a helmet, but skateboards are available for use.

Each participant (or their legal guardian if under the age of 18) will be required to sign a waiver at the Plaza at The Forks Skatepark between 11 AM – 11:30 AM, and then they will be teamed up with their instructor. If you already have a waiver filled out from a previous session, you are still required to go to sign in at the skatepark between 11:00 - 11:30 AM. Space is limited and is first-come, first-serve. If you, or somebody you know is interested in taking up skateboarding, this is a perfect opportunity to see if it is right for you!
 

Wednesday to Sunday 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: The Plaza

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

Website

Friday, Jul 05

Cool Gardens Media Event

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Cool Gardens 2019, presented by StorefrontMB, The Forks, and La Maison des artistes, will officially unveil two new and five returning gardens at this launch event!

Location: South West End of the Esplanade Riel

Friday, July 5 | 11:00 AM

Location:

Categories: Art & Design, Family Friendly, Free

Website

Saturday, Jul 06

Tiny Bar Zero ABV Pop Up

Zero ABV by TinyBar. Providing alcohol-free libation for everyone. All the taste and experience of a modern cocktail without the hangover! Come join us this Saturday, July 6th on The Forks patio and try one (or three) for yourself!

Location: The Forks patio

Saturday, July 6 | 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Food & Drink

Website

Saturday, Jul 06

Oral History Tour

Discover the rich history of Manitoba’s Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. Led by elders, this 90-minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel bridge and through The Forks site. Meet at the gates of the St. Boniface Cathedral. No registration required, suitable for all ages. Bring water and dress for the weather.

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Wednesday July 3, 10, & 17, and Saturday July 6, 13, & 20| 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

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

Saturday, Jul 06 to Sunday, Jul 07

Gospel Singing at The Forks

Come listen to some good old-time gospel singing with youth choir singing, quartets and mixed group singing! Music that speaks to the heart and quiets the mind. Everyone welcome, no tickets required. 

July 6 & 7 | 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Location: CN Stage

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Music

Tuesday, Jul 09

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. 

***location change for July 25, classes moved to CN Stage***

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

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 09

Swingin' at Sunset

Free swing dance lessons open to everyone, of any level of dance skill! In between classes, music will be played to allow time for everyone to try out what they've learned. Come alone or bring a friend!

Lessons begin at 6:00 and 7:30.

Tuesdays | 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 09

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, Jul 10

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

Wednesday, Jul 10 to Sunday, Jul 14

Skateboard Lessons

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Starting July 5th until August 26th The Winnipeg Skateboarding Outreach Organization, in conjunction with Sk8 Skates, will be hosting free skateboard lessons for beginners at the Plaza at the Forks Skatepark. The lessons will run Wednesday - Sunday from 11:30 AM - 2 PM. It is mandatory that participants bring a helmet, but skateboards are available for use.

Each participant (or their legal guardian if under the age of 18) will be required to sign a waiver at the Plaza at The Forks Skatepark between 11 AM – 11:30 AM, and then they will be teamed up with their instructor. If you already have a waiver filled out from a previous session, you are still required to go to sign in at the skatepark between 11:00 - 11:30 AM. Space is limited and is first-come, first-serve. If you, or somebody you know is interested in taking up skateboarding, this is a perfect opportunity to see if it is right for you!
 

Wednesday to Sunday 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: The Plaza

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

Website

Wednesday, Jul 10

Oral History Tour

Discover the rich history of Manitoba’s Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. Led by elders, this 90-minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel bridge and through The Forks site. Meet at the gates of the St. Boniface Cathedral. No registration required, suitable for all ages. Bring water and dress for the weather.

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Wednesday July 3, 10, & 17, and Saturday July 6, 13, & 20| 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Thursday, Jul 11

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. 

***location change for July 25, classes moved to CN Stage***

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

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Saturday, Jul 13 to Sunday, Jul 14

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

Saturday, Jul 13 to Sunday, Jul 14

Potluck pARTy

The Youth Agencies Alliance Collaborative Art Show, potluck pARTy, focuses on world-building, promoting cultural awareness, and increasing the sense of connection to where and how food is produced. Through highlighting the social aspect of food and bringing youth together to ‘share their favorite meal’, youth replicated their favorite foods using fabric, felt, paper, molding clay, along with plates and cutlery. This is arranged on colorful tablecloths to display the creations along with their write-ups, demonstrating why they selected the items they did, and how this food has significance in their lives.

Public art viewing is located in the 201 Space on the second floor of The Forks Market. 

 

July 13 & 14 | 12:00 - 4:00 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Art & Design, Family Friendly, Free

Website

Saturday, Jul 13

Oral History Tour

Discover the rich history of Manitoba’s Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. Led by elders, this 90-minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel bridge and through The Forks site. Meet at the gates of the St. Boniface Cathedral. No registration required, suitable for all ages. Bring water and dress for the weather.

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Wednesday July 3, 10, & 17, and Saturday July 6, 13, & 20| 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Tuesday, Jul 16

Swingin' at Sunset

Free swing dance lessons open to everyone, of any level of dance skill! In between classes, music will be played to allow time for everyone to try out what they've learned. Come alone or bring a friend!

Lessons begin at 6:00 and 7:30.

Tuesdays | 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 16

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

Tuesday, Jul 16

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. 

***location change for July 25, classes moved to CN Stage***

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

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Wednesday, Jul 17 to Sunday, Jul 21

Skateboard Lessons

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Starting July 5th until August 26th The Winnipeg Skateboarding Outreach Organization, in conjunction with Sk8 Skates, will be hosting free skateboard lessons for beginners at the Plaza at the Forks Skatepark. The lessons will run Wednesday - Sunday from 11:30 AM - 2 PM. It is mandatory that participants bring a helmet, but skateboards are available for use.

Each participant (or their legal guardian if under the age of 18) will be required to sign a waiver at the Plaza at The Forks Skatepark between 11 AM – 11:30 AM, and then they will be teamed up with their instructor. If you already have a waiver filled out from a previous session, you are still required to go to sign in at the skatepark between 11:00 - 11:30 AM. Space is limited and is first-come, first-serve. If you, or somebody you know is interested in taking up skateboarding, this is a perfect opportunity to see if it is right for you!
 

Wednesday to Sunday 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: The Plaza

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

Website

Wednesday, Jul 17

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

Wednesday, Jul 17

Oral History Tour

Discover the rich history of Manitoba’s Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. Led by elders, this 90-minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel bridge and through The Forks site. Meet at the gates of the St. Boniface Cathedral. No registration required, suitable for all ages. Bring water and dress for the weather.

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Wednesday July 3, 10, & 17, and Saturday July 6, 13, & 20| 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Thursday, Jul 18

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. 

***location change for July 25, classes moved to CN Stage***

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

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Jul 18

UnCommon Pours V06: Beer 101

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Experience an intro to beer tasting with The Common's sommelier, Veronique Rivest. Brush up on your beer vocabulary and learn to notice some of the defining characteristics of various brews.

Location: South Hall in The Forks Market

Click here to purchase your tickets!

Thursday, July 18 | 7:00 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Books & Talks, Food & Drink

Friday, Jul 19 to Sunday, Jul 21

The Mac and Cheese Festival

The Mac and Cheese Festival is North America's largest food festival and competition of its kind celebrating everything mac and cheese! Teams are challenged to reinvent the classic comfort food dish into epic mac and cheese creations. Top chefs, savvy cooks, and creative food entrepreneurs battle to win top bragging rights, awards, and prizes. It's an all out battle to see who reigns supreme in the world of mac and cheese. There will also be live music, buskers, cooking demos and so much more!

Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased here. For more information or any other inquiries, please visit themacandcheesefestival.com.

 

July 19 from 4:00 - 11:00 PM | July 20 from 11:00 AM -11:00 PM | July 21 from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Location: CN Stage

Categories: Family Friendly, Festival, Food & Drink, Music, Outdoor Recreation

Website

Friday, Jul 19

UnCommon Pours V06: Beer Wine List Launch with Sommelier Veronique Rivest

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Start your weekend with a guided beer flight tasting with The Common's sommelier Veronique Rivest. 6PM and 7PM tastings feature different beer selections, join us for both!

Location: The Forks Pavilion Lower Patio

Click here to purchase your tickets today!

Friday, July 19 | 6:00 & 7:00 PM

Location:

Categories: Books & Talks, Food & Drink

Saturday, Jul 20

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

Saturday, Jul 20

Oral History Tour

Discover the rich history of Manitoba’s Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. Led by elders, this 90-minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel bridge and through The Forks site. Meet at the gates of the St. Boniface Cathedral. No registration required, suitable for all ages. Bring water and dress for the weather.

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Wednesday July 3, 10, & 17, and Saturday July 6, 13, & 20| 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Saturday, Jul 20

Winnipeg Fish Festival

The Fish Festival is a fun day for families to participate in fishing activities, including kid’s fishing activity stations, filleting demonstration, kid’s casting lane, catfish seminar, pickerel rig tying contest, critter dipping, boater safety, hourly prize draws for kids, and much more! Admission is free. Festival occurs rain or shine.

Saturday, July 20 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: The Canopy

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

Saturday, Jul 20 to Sunday, Jul 21

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 21

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

Monday, Jul 22 to Friday, Jul 26

Canada Learning Code: Drop-In Tech Fair

Check out a fun, FREE, hands-on way for kids to learn an introduction to computational thinking and computer programming with The Code Mobile.

Come experience how code is used to create art, make games, or program robots. Whether you’ve started to make your own games in Scratch or if you’re just learning how to use a tablet, you’ll always learn something new!

No registration required, please drop in during the operation times!

Location: 201 Space - located on the second floor of The Forks Market beside Dconstruct Jewellery and Coal and Canary.

July 22 to 26 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM & July 29 to August 2 | 12:00 - 4:00 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Art & Design, Free, Science & Technology

Website

Tuesday, Jul 23

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. 

***location change for July 25, classes moved to CN Stage***

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

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 23

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

Tuesday, Jul 23

Swingin' at Sunset

Free swing dance lessons open to everyone, of any level of dance skill! In between classes, music will be played to allow time for everyone to try out what they've learned. Come alone or bring a friend!

Lessons begin at 6:00 and 7:30.

Tuesdays | 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Wednesday, Jul 24

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

Wednesday, Jul 24 to Sunday, Jul 28

Skateboard Lessons

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Starting July 5th until August 26th The Winnipeg Skateboarding Outreach Organization, in conjunction with Sk8 Skates, will be hosting free skateboard lessons for beginners at the Plaza at the Forks Skatepark. The lessons will run Wednesday - Sunday from 11:30 AM - 2 PM. It is mandatory that participants bring a helmet, but skateboards are available for use.

Each participant (or their legal guardian if under the age of 18) will be required to sign a waiver at the Plaza at The Forks Skatepark between 11 AM – 11:30 AM, and then they will be teamed up with their instructor. If you already have a waiver filled out from a previous session, you are still required to go to sign in at the skatepark between 11:00 - 11:30 AM. Space is limited and is first-come, first-serve. If you, or somebody you know is interested in taking up skateboarding, this is a perfect opportunity to see if it is right for you!
 

Wednesday to Sunday 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: The Plaza

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

Website

Wednesday, Jul 24

ERA Bistro: Live Music Wednesdays

Enjoy live music on the patio at ERA Bistro at the Canadian Museum every Wednesday evening along with drink, appetizer, and dinner features!

 

Wednesdays | 5:30 - 8:30 PM

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Categories: Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Outdoor Recreation

Website

Thursday, Jul 25

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. 

***location change for July 25, classes moved to CN Stage***

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

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Jul 25

Wheels of Change Concert Series

The Independent Living Resource Centre offers our Wheels of Change Concert Series annually under the canopy at the Forks to promote and celebrate the inclusion and participation of people with disabilities. Musical entertainment suitable for all ages is provided as part of the celebration.

Performance schedule:

6 - 7 PM Drum Cafe

7 - 8 PM Katie St. Germain

8 - 9 PM Aaron Peters Band

Thursday, July 25 |

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Music, Outdoor Recreation

Saturday, Jul 27 to Sunday, Jul 28

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

Saturday, Jul 27 to Sunday, Jul 28

ERA Bistro: Weekend Brunch

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Enjoy ERA Bistro's ala carte brunch and full menu offered every Saturday and Sunday!

Saturday & Sundays |

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Categories: Family Friendly, Food & Drink

Website

Monday, Jul 29 to Friday, Aug 02

Canada Learning Code: Drop-In Tech Fair

Check out a fun, FREE, hands-on way for kids to learn an introduction to computational thinking and computer programming with The Code Mobile.

Come experience how code is used to create art, make games, or program robots. Whether you’ve started to make your own games in Scratch or if you’re just learning how to use a tablet, you’ll always learn something new!

No registration required, please drop in during the operation times!

Location: 201 Space - located on the second floor of The Forks Market beside Dconstruct Jewellery and Coal and Canary.

July 22 to 26 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM & July 29 to August 2 | 12:00 - 4:00 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Art & Design, Free, Science & Technology

Website

Tuesday, Jul 30

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. 

***location change for July 25, classes moved to CN Stage***

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

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 30

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

Tuesday, Jul 30

Swingin' at Sunset

Free swing dance lessons open to everyone, of any level of dance skill! In between classes, music will be played to allow time for everyone to try out what they've learned. Come alone or bring a friend!

Lessons begin at 6:00 and 7:30.

Tuesdays | 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 30

Wapikoni Cinema on Wheels

Wapikoni Mobile is an Indigenous organization, a First Nations traveling audiovisual and creation studios. We offer free video and music workshops to Indigenous youth in their communities.

This summer we will be traveling through Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec, presenting free pop-up screenings of the best short films from our collection that were made by Indigenous youth and some of which were presented in various festivals.

We will be stopping in Winnipeg to present a free screening and share this First Nations cultural heritage.

All ages are invited to attend.

The screening starts when the sunsets around 8 PM, with a brief discussion and Q & A to follow the film.

Please bring your own blankets to lay out on the grass or chairs.

Tuesday, July 30 | 8:00 - 10:00 PM

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

Categories: Family Friendly, Film, Free, Multicultural, Outdoor Recreation

Website

Wednesday, Jul 31 to Sunday, Aug 04

Skateboard Lessons

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Starting July 5th until August 26th The Winnipeg Skateboarding Outreach Organization, in conjunction with Sk8 Skates, will be hosting free skateboard lessons for beginners at the Plaza at the Forks Skatepark. The lessons will run Wednesday - Sunday from 11:30 AM - 2 PM. It is mandatory that participants bring a helmet, but skateboards are available for use.

Each participant (or their legal guardian if under the age of 18) will be required to sign a waiver at the Plaza at The Forks Skatepark between 11 AM – 11:30 AM, and then they will be teamed up with their instructor. If you already have a waiver filled out from a previous session, you are still required to go to sign in at the skatepark between 11:00 - 11:30 AM. Space is limited and is first-come, first-serve. If you, or somebody you know is interested in taking up skateboarding, this is a perfect opportunity to see if it is right for you!
 

Wednesday to Sunday 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: The Plaza

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

Website

Wednesday, Jul 31

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

Wednesday, Jul 31

ERA Bistro: Live Music Wednesdays

Enjoy live music on the patio at ERA Bistro at the Canadian Museum every Wednesday evening along with drink, appetizer, and dinner features!

 

Wednesdays | 5:30 - 8:30 PM

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Categories: Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Outdoor Recreation

Website

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