Events Calendar

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

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

Thursday, Aug 01

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, Aug 03 to Sunday, Aug 04

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

Saturday, Aug 03

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, Aug 04

The WRENCH @ The Forks: Bike Market Days

Bike Market Days are family friendly, block party style sales events that celebrate bicycle riding as a healthy, fun, environmentally sustainable form of transportation and recreation. Other activities include bike games, bike decorating and art 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, Aug 05

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

Tuesday, Aug 06

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, Aug 06

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, Aug 06

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, Aug 07 to Sunday, Aug 11

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, Aug 07

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

Wednesday, Aug 07

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, Aug 08

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, Aug 10

THIRD + BIRD Maker Space: Stonebridge Soap

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Stonebridge Soap creates high-quality products to bring bath luxury to you! Masks, scrubs, oils and more are anchored by artisan cold process soap - All lovingly produced by one Manitoba maker.

Location: second-floor by Forks Trading Company

Saturday, August 10 | 10 AM - 8 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Shopping

Website

Saturday, Aug 10 to Sunday, Aug 11

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, Aug 10 to Sunday, Aug 11

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

Sunday, Aug 11

Torch of Dignity Relay

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The 4th Annual Torch of Dignity will take place on Sunday, August 11, 2019. Sponsored by Manitobans for Human Rights, this relay and walk represents all peoples uniting to promote diversity, inclusion, and equality. That morning, 100 community organizations will pass the Torch of Dignity as they travel Portage Avenue to The Forks. At 12 PM, you can meet them at Mahatma Gandhi Statue outside the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for the one-kilometer Family Fun Walk around the Museum. Then stay for live entertainment at CN Stage at The Forks with mascots and music by the Staggering Haggards and Shades of Dawn. Special guests include Keynote Speaker Cecil Rosner, award-winning CBC Manitoba investigative journalist, professor, and author.

Sunday, August 11 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: CN Stage

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Outdoor Recreation

Website

Tuesday, Aug 13

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, Aug 13

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, Aug 13

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, Aug 14 to Sunday, Aug 18

THIRD + BIRD Maker Space: Cabin Street

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Cabin Street handcrafts products that invoke warm experiences of time spent at the lake. Comfort and timeless design come standard in all products and are designed + curated by the founders.

Location: Second floor by Forks Trading Company

August 14 - 18 | 10 AM - 8 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Shopping

Website

Wednesday, Aug 14

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

Wednesday, Aug 14 to Sunday, Aug 18

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, Aug 14

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, Aug 15

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, Aug 15

WASAC (U of M) Summer Camp Display

The WASAC group took part in an entrepreneurship camp at the University of Manitoba and will be attending the Forks to showcase their entrepreneurial ventures.

Location: Balconies on the second floor of The Forks Market

Thursday, August 15 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Art & Design, Family Friendly, Free

Saturday, Aug 17 to Sunday, Aug 18

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

Saturday, Aug 17

MODO Yoga WPG

Modo Yoga Winnipeg's annual outdoor yoga class is taking place at The Stage in Upper Fort Garry. It's our biggest karma class of the year and all proceeds go towards our Modo Yoga Winnipeg Schools Project. The project allows our teachers to go into different elementary and high schools and teach students yoga throughout the year!

Yoga class schedule:

BARRE 9:15 - 10:00 AM

MODO FLOW 10:30 - 11:30 AM

MODO 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Click here to purchase your day pass now.

Saturday, August 17 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Saturday, Aug 17

GameFest Winnipeg

GameFest Winnipeg is a locally produced event that aims to bring back the element of PLAY with all-u-can-play fun and interactive games like Laser Tag, Hamster Balls, Foam Party, Rainbow Run, Human Foosball, Mobile Zipline, Ninja Dome and more! It's an event perfect for a group of friends and the whole family by getting active and spending quality time in a fun environment!

In addition to the games, there will also be exhibitors, two local DJs, food vendors, face painting and more!

Free entrance to vendors & exhibitors from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM. 

All-U-Can-Play is from 12:00 - 6:00 PM *wristband in effect. 

Click here for more ticket and event info.

Saturday, August 17 | 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Location: CN Stage

Categories: Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Saturday, Aug 17

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, Aug 17 to Sunday, Aug 18

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

Monday, Aug 19 to Wednesday, Aug 21

THIRD + BIRD Maker Space: Simone's Rose

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Simones Rose is a womenswear brand, making slow & responsible fashion right here in Winnipeg!  Luxurious eco-fabrics + practical, cool style. Made here - For you.

Location: Second floor by Forks Trading Company

August 19 - 21 | 10 AM - 8 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Shopping

Website

Tuesday, Aug 20

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, Aug 20

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, Aug 20

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, Aug 21

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, Aug 21

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

Wednesday, Aug 21 to Sunday, Aug 25

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

Thursday, Aug 22

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, Aug 22

NFL Viewing "Tailgate" Party

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Oakland Raiders will host a viewing party at The Forks on Thursday, August 22, 2019, as the Raiders take on the Green Bay Packers at IG Field in a Week 3 preseason NFL game.

The event is open to the public, with entrance granted to anyone making a donation (cash or food donation) to Winnipeg Harvest. Blue Bombers season ticket members wearing their lanyards will be granted free access as well as exclusive discounted pricing on beverages.

The viewing party will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at The Forks CN Field and will include a jumbo screen live-streaming the game, three food vendors offering the best in tailgate BBQ, and a football toss station for kids. Beer and pop will also be available for purchase and a DJ will be playing music prior to kickoff and at halftime. Fans are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to watch the game from the Festival Field lawn.

The Oakland Raiders host the Green Bay Packers for a 7:00 p.m. kickoff at IG Field. Tickets are still available for purchase at ticketmaster.ca.

Thursday, August 22 | 5 - 10 PM

Location: CN Stage

Categories: Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Aug 22 to Friday, Aug 23

THIRD + BIRD Maker Space: Treevival

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Treevival is passionate about repurposing wood. Everything is handmade and designed with a modern twist perfect for your home decor or for giving as gifts. Treevival, bringing wood back to life.

Location: Second floor by Forks Trading Company

August 22 & 23 | 10 AM - 8 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Shopping

Website

Friday, Aug 23 to Sunday, Aug 25

Rotary RIBFEST 2019

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The 5th annual RIBFEST is Rotary’s signature event and biggest fundraiser that is being held at the CN stage and field. It highlights three world-class Ribbers featuring yummy ribs, pulled pork, BBQ chicken, beans, slaw and corn bread.

Cool down with drinks at the Fort Garry Beer Gardens and enjoy entertainment by local Manitoba bands and Quinton Blair; Manitoba Country Music Association Roots Artist of the Year.

There will also be a designated kids area on Saturday and Sunday!

Funds raised support Winnipeg youth projects and assist youth in reaching their full potential.

August 23-25 | Friday & Saturday 11 AM - 10 PM, Sunday 11 AM - 7 PM

Location: CN Stage

Categories: Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free

Website

Saturday, Aug 24 to Sunday, Aug 25

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

Saturday, Aug 24

THIRD + BIRD Maker Space: Beerproject Apiaries

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Beeproject loves sharing the wonder of honeybees in our city! Winnipeg's diverse flora is reflected in the honey they gather- every neighborhood has a unique color and flavor.

Location: Second floor by Forks Trading Company

Saturday, August 24 | 10 AM - 8 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Shopping

Website

Saturday, Aug 24

Mike Barrett Classic: Battle of the Axes Part II

Join the Manitoba Arm Wrestling Association as we host a local arm wrestling tournament! From 9:00 - 12:00 PM the public will be able to try arm wrestling on professional tables as well as pre-register for the main event. There is a nominal cost to participate in the tournament. In addition, there is Youth, Amateur and Professional classes with different weight categories occurring between 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM.

Saturday, August 24 | 9 AM - 9 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Saturday, Aug 24 to Sunday, Aug 25

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, Aug 25

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, Aug 25 to Monday, Aug 26

THIRD + BIRD Maker Space: Sweet Spirit Apothecary

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From wild spaces and magic places, Sweet Spirit Apothecary gathers the finest natural ingredients to create a wide range of botanical beauty potions for the skin and spirit!

Location: Second floor by Forks Trading Company

August 25 & 26 | 10 AM - 8 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Shopping

Website

Tuesday, Aug 27

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, Aug 27

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, Aug 27

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, Aug 28

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

Wednesday, Aug 28

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, Aug 29 to Thursday, Sep 05

Elections Manitoba Advanced Voting

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Advance voting will be held at The Forks from August 29 to September 5. Visit us in the 201 Space on the second floor of The Forks Market beside Dconstruct Jewellery. You will need ID to vote. 

Monday to Saturday: 8 AM - 8 PM

Sunday: 12 - 6 PM

August 29 to September 5 | 8 AM - 8 PM (Mon-Sat) & 12 - 6 PM (Sun)

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Theatre

Website

Thursday, Aug 29 to Friday, Aug 30

THIRD + BIRD Maker Space: Lend Me Some Sugar

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Lend Me Some Sugar Bath Co is a local bath and body company focusing on luxury, affordability, and sustainability. Each item is handcrafted with simple, high-quality ingredients.

Location: Second floor by Forks Trading Company

August 29 & 30 | 10 AM - 8 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Shopping

Website

Thursday, Aug 29

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, Aug 31 to Sunday, Sep 01

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

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Saturday, Aug 31

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

Saturday, Aug 31

Winnipeg Urban Fishing Derby

Come and participate in a fantastic shoreline fishing derby for all ages along the Assiniboine River walkway. There are fabulous prizes to be won. Participants must register the day of the derby. Registration starts at 9:00 am the day of the derby at the Forks - under the canopy and the derby runs from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Registration is free; however donations may be made to Never Alone Foundation. There are adult and youth prize categories. Participants must bring their own fishing equipment and bait. No fishing license is required. Participants must follow Manitoba's fishing regulations and the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) regulations as a portion of the Assiniboine River is located in the Central Control Zone.

Saturday, August 31 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Festival, Free, Outdoor Recreation

Saturday, Aug 31

THIRD + BIRD Maker Space: Meg Does Pottery

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Meg's creative clay pieces make your spaces colorful and chic - she creates modern everyday pieces like dishes and tumblers to stand-alone unique decor like hanging vases or those infamous #spacecats

Location: Second floor by Forks Trading Company

Saturday, August 31 | 10 AM - 8 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Shopping

Website

Saturday, Aug 31

Drop the Needle, Pick up the Pace Memorial/Awareness Walk

Winnipeg is on the map as the 16th place in Canada to walk for Overdose Awareness after the first Drop the Needle, Pick up the Pace Memorial Awareness Walk started last year. This August 31, which is International Overdose Awareness Day, the event will continue with Mayor Brian Bowman lighting the Winnipeg Sign up purple.

Schedule of events:

6:00 PM- Registration table opens and Sensational Sound performs. The first 250 people to sign in will receive a complimentary bottle of water and a purple glow stick necklace 

7:45 PM- 5K walk begins

Other activities include a raffle, a group photo in front of the Winnipeg Sign before the walk, a hot dog cart on-site, and Miss Market Friends for children!

For more event info and the route of the walk, please click here.

Saturday, August 31 | 6 - 9 PM

Location: CN Stage

Categories: Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness, Family Friendly

Website

Saturday, Aug 31 to Sunday, Sep 01

Twin Flames Clothing Pop-Up

Twin Flames is a vintage and contemporary clothing pop up based in Winnipeg. Our name was inspired by the definition of a ‘twin flame’ which means a perfect mirror of oneself, which reflects our goal to have a variety of unique pieces for everyone. We can’t wait to share our collection of stylish clothing with the public, and help find the pieces that were always meant to be, your very own ‘twin flame’ in the form of fashion.

Location: TRAIN CAR outside The Forks Market

Saturday, August 31 & Sunday, Sept. 1 | 10 AM - 6 PM

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Shopping

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