Saturday, Dec 31
New Year's Eve at The Forks is back! New Year’s Eve starts early with activities inside and out from 4PM-late throughout The Forks site including:
4PM–7PM in The Forks Market, Room 201
All-ages, glowed up DJ dance party with DJ OKS inside The Forks Market
7PM–8PM at CN Stage
Bid farewell to 2022, family-style, with DJs K-Chedda and Co-op and entertainment including fire dancers, hula hoopers, and much more
8PM at CN Stage
We’ll conduct an early countdown to the New Year and put on a giant pyro show for all ages by Archangel Fireworks Inc.
Once the pyro show is over, come inside for some of Manitoba’s most talented artists, performing pop-up style throughout the night, including:
8:30PM in The Forks Market
Tommy Douglas Keenan: Previously singing under the name Tom Keenan and known simply as TDK, the Winnipeg indie singer has a new single, Rich People and is known for dark lyrics with uplifting, light-hearted folk ballads
10PM in The Forks Market
The Secret Beach: Also known as Micah Erenberg, The Secret Beach finds beauty in the mundanity of daily life, which is heard in his new album, Songs From The Secret Beach
11:30PM in The Forks Market
Dr Henry Band: A house call from Dr. Henry is all you need to treat seasonal affective disorder with an exciting hit of groovy, hip-shaking Afro-fusion jazz
Listen for DJ Bruce Lord and DJ Sallyboo to provide the background tracks along with other surprises throughout the evening.
Elsewhere at The Forks that day, visitors can enjoy activities including:
Canadian Museum of Human Rights:
Open 10AM-5PM, free admission for kids under 12
11AM-2PM ArtsJunktion crafting
1PM-3PM Live music in Cloud Coffee
Manitoba Children’s Museum
11AM-1PM Top Hats & Tiaras event including ginger ale toast at 12PM
Inn at The Forks
Room packages are available, and live music at SMITH
In addition to the schedule of events, tobogganing, skating, and fire pits can be enjoyed in Arctic Glacier Winter Park throughout the entire day. Bring your skates or rent them on-site and warm up inside the skate change area in The Forks Market.
The Forks Market food hall tenants and The Common are open New Year’s Eve until midnight and 1AM respectively. Retail tenants will be open until 12AM.
Visitors are encouraged to get home safely using Winnipeg Transit, taxi, ride-sharing services, or Operation Red Nose.
December 31, 2022 - 4PM-late
Location: Multiple Locations
Categories: Family Friendly, Free