Events Calendar

Saturday, Apr 07

Winnipeg Comedy Festival presents: Laughter In Common

Come, grab a beer and some grub and join the Winnipeg Comedy Festival while they give you a taste of what's to come at this year's festival which runs April 9 - 15!

Host: Ryan Ash
Performers: Ivan Decker, Kate Schellenberg, Tyler Penner

Saturday, April 7 | 7pm - 8pm

Location: The Common

Categories: Comedy, Free

Website

Thursday, Apr 19 to Sunday, Apr 22

Louis Riel School Division: Arts in Action

Louis Riel School Division is proud to display the artistic talents of our students. Creating art allows students to share their stories and all of our 41 schools have chosen artwork samples to display. As part of Arts in Action please visit our #LRSDprojectgenerosity table for a unique postcard designed by LRSD students.

April 19-22 | Thursday/Friday 9am - 9pm, Sunday 10am – 9pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm

Location: The Forks Market Atrium

Categories: Art & Design, Family Friendly, Free

Website

Saturday, Aug 11

Eco Tours

Be sure to hop on one of our free Eco Tours to learn about all of The Forks' green goals + tips on how you can be Earth-friendlier at home. 

Tours meet outside The Forks Market at the orange caboose.

Saturdays | 1:00pm & 2:00pm

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Outdoor Recreation, Science & Technology

Saturday, Aug 04

Eco Tours

Be sure to hop on one of our free Eco Tours to learn about all of The Forks' green goals + tips on how you can be Earth-friendlier at home. 

Tours meet outside The Forks Market at the orange caboose.

Saturdays | 1:00pm & 2:00pm

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Outdoor Recreation, Science & Technology

Saturday, Aug 18

Eco Tours

Be sure to hop on one of our free Eco Tours to learn about all of The Forks' green goals + tips on how you can be Earth-friendlier at home. 

Tours meet outside The Forks Market at the orange caboose.

Saturdays | 1:00pm & 2:00pm

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Outdoor Recreation, Science & Technology

Saturday, Aug 25

Eco Tours

Be sure to hop on one of our free Eco Tours to learn about all of The Forks' green goals + tips on how you can be Earth-friendlier at home. 

Tours meet outside The Forks Market at the orange caboose.

Saturdays | 1:00pm & 2:00pm

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Outdoor Recreation, Science & Technology

Monday, May 07

Music Monday

See performances by music students from Nelson McIntyre Collegiate, Nordale, Marion, Archwood, and Shamrock schools. Everyone is encouraged to come out and watch students from grades 3 to 12 share their music-making with family, friends, and Forks visitors!

Monday, May 7 | 11am - 1:30am

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Free, Music

Friday, May 11

YouthStudio 2018 presented by HTFC Planning & Design

YouthStudio 2018 brings together 30 middle school students to learn the ins and outs of designing for their community. This pilot project aims to empower local youth and inspire the next generation of designers and community leaders. Students will be on-hand to share their design ideas with the public.

May 11 | 2:30pm - 4pm

Location: The Forks Market Atrium

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

Wednesday, May 16

Manito Ahbee Festival: Kick Off & Lighting of the Sacred Fire

Join us at the Oodena Circle at The Forks National Historic Site for the lighting of the sacred fire, pipe ceremony, entertainment and a traditional Friendship Dance to welcome everyone to the Manito Ahbee Festival. Let's kick off the 2018 Manito Ahbee Festival together!

May 16 | 12pm

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

Categories: Free, Multicultural, Music, Outdoor Recreation

Website

Saturday, May 19

Family Mental Wellness Festival

This vibrant event is for all ages, with guest speakers, live musical and dance performances, children’s entertainment, local artisan vendors, and representatives of local mental health programs and other resource organizations.

Saturday | 11am - 6pm

Location: Festival Park

Categories: Food & Drink, Free

Website

Saturday, May 26

Grandfather Rock Commemoration

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

May 26 | 7am - Sacred Fire | 10am - Commemoration

Location: Peace Meeting Site

Categories: Free, Multicultural, Outdoor Recreation

Saturday, May 26

Asian Heritage Festival

Celebrating the Asian Heritage Society Festival.

Location: The Canopy

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

Sunday, Jun 03

Pride Festival at The Forks

The Pride Festival at The Forks occurs on the adjacent lawns of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and consists of an array of on-stage entertainment, artisans and vendors along rainbow road, concessionaires, Winnipeg Blue Bombers KidZone, and the Queer Beer Tent & Liquor Mart Patio.

Saturday & Sunday | 12pm - 7pm

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Festival, Free, Music, Outdoor Recreation, Shopping

Website

Saturday, Jun 02

Pride Festival at The Forks

The Pride Festival at The Forks occurs on the adjacent lawns of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and consists of an array of on-stage entertainment, artisans and vendors along rainbow road, concessionaires, Winnipeg Blue Bombers KidZone, and the Queer Beer Tent & Liquor Mart Patio.

Saturday & Sunday | 12pm - 7pm

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Festival, Free, Music, Outdoor Recreation, Shopping

Website

Saturday, Jun 02

Arbor Day

Be an Arborist for a Day! Come try tree-climbing with the pros or get a bird’s eye view of the city from a bucket truck! Arbor Day is a free family event that draws visitors from all over Winnipeg. We celebrate the trees in our communities and the arborists who care for them. It’s also a great chance to get tree care advice from local ISA-Certified Arborists and learn more about urban forestry careers.

Satuday | 10am - 4pm

Location: The Forks National Historic Site - Parks Canada

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Outdoor Recreation

Website

Tuesday, Jun 05

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 12

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 19

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

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

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 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

Thursday, Jun 14

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 07

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, Jul 03

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, Jul 10

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, Jul 17

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, Jul 24

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, Jul 31

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, Jul 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

Thursday, Jul 19

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, Jul 12

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, Jul 05

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, Aug 07

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, Aug 14

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, Aug 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

Tuesday, Aug 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, Aug 30

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, Aug 23

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, Aug 16

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, Aug 09

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, Aug 02

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

Friday, Jun 15

Jazz Blast - Maples Collegiate

Maples Collegiate presents a jazz concert under the Canopy at The Forks.

Friday | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Music

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

Wednesday, Jul 04

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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Wednesdays & Saturdays in July | 10am - 11:30am

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Wednesday, Jul 11

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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Wednesdays & Saturdays in July | 10am - 11:30am

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Wednesday, Jul 18

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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Wednesdays & Saturdays in July | 10am - 11:30am

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Saturday, Jul 07

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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Wednesdays & Saturdays in July | 10am - 11:30am

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Saturday, Jul 14

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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Wednesdays & Saturdays in July | 10am - 11:30am

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Saturday, Jul 21

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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Wednesdays & Saturdays in July | 10am - 11:30am

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Sunday, Jun 03

Sacred Fire

Please join our queer 2S Indigenous collective as we host a sacred fire. This is a safe space. Everyone is welcome! We will have activities and drumming during the event. 

Tobacco offerings in the fire are welcome. This is a healing space, please do not partake in drugs or alcohol when entering the fire area. However, we will not turn folks that are under the influence away. 

June 3 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Multicultural

Monday, Jun 18

Bike to Work Day

Get your Bike Week 2018 started right. Visit some of the over 60 pit stops located throughout Winnipeg on your ride to work. Pit Stops are open from 6:30-9:00am and provide a sweet oasis for the morning commuter- could be snacks, or swag, or maybe even some live music! Or, stop by the all day pit stop located at The Forks, open until 2:00pm.

June 18 | 6:30 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Sunday, Jul 01

Canada Day at The Forks Presented by Great-West Life

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!

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 OR join one of our guided bike rides!

Check out all the activity + musical line-up info here.

July 1 | All day | Fireworks at 11pm

Location: Festival Park

Categories: Art & Design, Dance, Family Friendly, Festival, Free, Multicultural, Music, Outdoor Recreation, Shopping

Website

Thursday, Jun 21

Tribal Villages Pow Wow

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

June 21 – 1-9pm, The Canopy
June 27 – 6-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 1 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 21 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 6 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 19 – 1-5pm Oodena Celebration Circle
September 3 – 1-5pm, Oodena Celebration Circle

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

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

Wednesday, Jun 27

Tribal Villages Pow Wow

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

June 21 – 1-9pm, The Canopy
June 27 – 6-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 1 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 21 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 6 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 19 – 1-5pm Oodena Celebration Circle
September 3 – 1-5pm, Oodena Celebration Circle

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

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

Sunday, Jul 01

Tribal Villages Pow Wow

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

June 21 – 1-9pm, The Canopy
June 27 – 6-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 1 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 21 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 6 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 19 – 1-5pm Oodena Celebration Circle
September 3 – 1-5pm, Oodena Celebration Circle

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

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

Saturday, Jul 21

Tribal Villages Pow Wow

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

June 21 – 1-9pm, The Canopy
June 27 – 6-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 1 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 21 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 6 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 19 – 1-5pm Oodena Celebration Circle
September 3 – 1-5pm, Oodena Celebration Circle

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

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

Monday, Aug 06

Tribal Villages Pow Wow

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

June 21 – 1-9pm, The Canopy
June 27 – 6-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 1 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 21 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 6 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 19 – 1-5pm Oodena Celebration Circle
September 3 – 1-5pm, Oodena Celebration Circle

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

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

Monday, Sep 03

Tribal Villages Pow Wow

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

June 21 – 1-9pm, The Canopy
June 27 – 6-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 1 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 21 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 6 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 19 – 1-5pm Oodena Celebration Circle
September 3 – 1-5pm, Oodena Celebration Circle

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

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

Sunday, Aug 19

Tribal Villages Pow Wow

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

June 21 – 1-9pm, The Canopy
June 27 – 6-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 1 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 21 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 6 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 19 – 1-5pm Oodena Celebration Circle
September 3 – 1-5pm, Oodena Celebration Circle

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

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

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

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

Tuesday, Jun 19

Transforming the Ways We Lead

Bridging Indigenous and Human Rights

Loretta Ross (Bimaashi Migizi), Treaty Relations Commissioner of Manitoba, and Derek Nepinak, CEO Kanata Financial and former Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, will share their perspectives on how leaders must initiate change in light of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action, while also acknowledging Indigenous rights, and Canada’s commitment to implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).

June 19 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Categories: Books & Talks, Free, Multicultural

Website

Friday, Aug 24 to Sunday, Aug 26

RIBFEST

Rotary Ribfest, free admission, family friendly, delicious BBQ ribs, chicken and other food vendors, kids Zone Sat and Sun, entertainment by Manitoba Musicians, refreshments, Farmery Beer Gardens, 50/50 and raffle, Funds raised supporting Winnipeg youth Projects.

August 24-26 | Friday & Saturday 11:00am - 10:00pm, Sunday 11:00am - 7:00pm

Location: Festival Stage

Categories: Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free

Sunday, Jul 08

Salsa Sundays

The most anticipated outdoor Latin dance event of the year. Hundreds of people of all ages and dance ability join hosts Salsa Explosion Dance Company under the canopy for intro dance lessons, dance showcases and social dancing to the rhythms of live bands and DJs.

July 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 19, 26 | 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Sunday, Jul 15

Salsa Sundays

The most anticipated outdoor Latin dance event of the year. Hundreds of people of all ages and dance ability join hosts Salsa Explosion Dance Company under the canopy for intro dance lessons, dance showcases and social dancing to the rhythms of live bands and DJs.

July 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 19, 26 | 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Sunday, Jul 22

Salsa Sundays

The most anticipated outdoor Latin dance event of the year. Hundreds of people of all ages and dance ability join hosts Salsa Explosion Dance Company under the canopy for intro dance lessons, dance showcases and social dancing to the rhythms of live bands and DJs.

July 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 19, 26 | 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Sunday, Jul 29

Salsa Sundays

The most anticipated outdoor Latin dance event of the year. Hundreds of people of all ages and dance ability join hosts Salsa Explosion Dance Company under the canopy for intro dance lessons, dance showcases and social dancing to the rhythms of live bands and DJs.

July 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 19, 26 | 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Sunday, Aug 19

Salsa Sundays

The most anticipated outdoor Latin dance event of the year. Hundreds of people of all ages and dance ability join hosts Salsa Explosion Dance Company under the canopy for intro dance lessons, dance showcases and social dancing to the rhythms of live bands and DJs.

July 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 19, 26 | 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Sunday, Aug 26

Salsa Sundays

The most anticipated outdoor Latin dance event of the year. Hundreds of people of all ages and dance ability join hosts Salsa Explosion Dance Company under the canopy for intro dance lessons, dance showcases and social dancing to the rhythms of live bands and DJs.

July 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 19, 26 | 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 03

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 10

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 17

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 24

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 31

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Aug 07

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Aug 14

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Aug 21

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Aug 28

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Saturday, Jul 07

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.

July 7 | 11:00am - 3:00pm

Location: The Canopy

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

Sunday, Jul 01

Oh Canada Stuntfest

Oh Canada Stuntfest looks to bring some of our country's most talented cheerleaders from across the nation to show the world what our sport is about.

July 1 | 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Buskers Lookout

Categories: Art & Design, Dance, Family Friendly, Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Saturday, Jul 21 to Sunday, Jul 22

Gospel Song & Worship Service

Come join us for a time of worship and praise. Old fashioned singing! Everyone is welcome.

July 21 & 22 | 5:00 pm

Location: Festival Stage

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Music

Website

Wednesday, Aug 08

The Code Mobile at The Forks

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 their own games in scratch or if you’re just learning how to use a tablet, you’ll always learn something new.

Wednesdays 4:00-8:00pm & Fridays 10:00am-2:00pm in August

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Art & Design, Books & Talks, Family Friendly, Free, Science & Technology

Website

Friday, Aug 10

The Code Mobile at The Forks

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 their own games in scratch or if you’re just learning how to use a tablet, you’ll always learn something new.

Wednesdays 4:00-8:00pm & Fridays 10:00am-2:00pm in August

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Art & Design, Books & Talks, Family Friendly, Free, Science & Technology

Website

Wednesday, Aug 15

The Code Mobile at The Forks

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 their own games in scratch or if you’re just learning how to use a tablet, you’ll always learn something new.

Wednesdays 4:00-8:00pm & Fridays 10:00am-2:00pm in August

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Art & Design, Books & Talks, Family Friendly, Free, Science & Technology

Website

Friday, Aug 17

The Code Mobile at The Forks

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 their own games in scratch or if you’re just learning how to use a tablet, you’ll always learn something new.

Wednesdays 4:00-8:00pm & Fridays 10:00am-2:00pm in August

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Art & Design, Books & Talks, Family Friendly, Free, Science & Technology

Website

Wednesday, Aug 22

The Code Mobile at The Forks

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 their own games in scratch or if you’re just learning how to use a tablet, you’ll always learn something new.

Wednesdays 4:00-8:00pm & Fridays 10:00am-2:00pm in August

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Art & Design, Books & Talks, Family Friendly, Free, Science & Technology

Website

Friday, Aug 24

The Code Mobile at The Forks

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 their own games in scratch or if you’re just learning how to use a tablet, you’ll always learn something new.

Wednesdays 4:00-8:00pm & Fridays 10:00am-2:00pm in August

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Art & Design, Books & Talks, Family Friendly, Free, Science & Technology

Website

Wednesday, Aug 29

The Code Mobile at The Forks

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 their own games in scratch or if you’re just learning how to use a tablet, you’ll always learn something new.

Wednesdays 4:00-8:00pm & Fridays 10:00am-2:00pm in August

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Art & Design, Books & Talks, Family Friendly, Free, Science & Technology

Website

Friday, Aug 31

The Code Mobile at The Forks

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 their own games in scratch or if you’re just learning how to use a tablet, you’ll always learn something new.

Wednesdays 4:00-8:00pm & Fridays 10:00am-2:00pm in August

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Art & Design, Books & Talks, Family Friendly, Free, Science & Technology

Website

Wednesday, Aug 15 to Sunday, Aug 19

Sk8 Skates Skateboard Lessons

Starting July 4th 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 11:30am - 2pm. 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 Sk8 Skates, located at the Forks Market, between 11am – 11:30am 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 Sk8 Skates between 11:00am - 11:30am to sign in. 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! For more information call (204) 452-4802.  
 

Wednesday - Sunday | 11:30am - 2:00pm

Location: The Plaza

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

Website

Wednesday, Aug 22 to Sunday, Aug 26

Sk8 Skates Skateboard Lessons

Starting July 4th 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 11:30am - 2pm. 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 Sk8 Skates, located at the Forks Market, between 11am – 11:30am 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 Sk8 Skates between 11:00am - 11:30am to sign in. 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! For more information call (204) 452-4802.  
 

Wednesday - Sunday | 11:30am - 2:00pm

Location: The Plaza

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

Website

Sunday, Sep 16

Manitoba Fencing Open House

Come check out the sport of fencing! The Manitoba Fencing Association will be on site, with live fencing, fun and interactive workshops and games to introduce you to this unique and amazing sport!

September 16 | 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: The Canopy

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

Website

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