Events Calendar

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

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

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

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

Thursday, Jun 07 to Sunday, Jun 10

Kidsfest

Make sure to visit kidsfest.ca for performers, schedules, activities,contests, event details, ticket and registration information.

June 7-10

Location: Festival Park

Categories: Art & Design, Comedy, Dance, Family Friendly, Festival, Music, Outdoor Recreation, Theatre

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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

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 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

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