Signature Events, Attractions, & Tours

Signature Events

Canada Day at The Forks Presented by Canada Life

Canada Day at The Forks Presented by Canada Life

Canada Day at The Forks Presented by Canada Life

Family-friendly activities, performances and celebration, ending with a spectacular fireworks show at 11PM!

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New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

Family countdown and mini fireworks at 8 PM + fireworks at midnight!

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The Second Annual International Crokicurl Tournaspiel

The Second Annual International Crokicurl Tournaspiel

The Second Annual International Crokicurl Tournaspiel

Combining two favourite Canadian past-times. One on ice, the other a table-top game.

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UnCommon Pours

UnCommon Pours

UnCommon Pours

A series of curated experiences involving beer + wine tasting with The Common's sommelier.

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Big Bike Chill

Big Bike Chill

Big Bike Chill

A week of winter cycling adventure for beginners to pros at The Forks!

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Signature Attractions

Warming Huts: An Art and Architecture Competition on Ice

Warming Huts: An Art and Architecture Competition on Ice

Warming Huts: An Art and Architecture Competition on Ice

Melding world-class design and art with Winnipeg’s famous winters, Warming huts are placed along the Red River Mutual Trail for visitors to enjoy throughout the skating season.

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Arctic Glacier Winter Park

Arctic Glacier Winter Park

Arctic Glacier Winter Park

Skate on 1 kilometre of trails, slide down the toboggan run, or get that perfect Instagram shot under the light walk.

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Red River Mutual Trail

Red River Mutual Trail

Red River Mutual Trail

Skate, walk, run, or sled your way along The Red River Mutual Trail. The one-time Guinness World Record-holding longest naturally frozen skating trail offers a unique way of seeing the sights of Winnipeg.

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Signature Tours

The Forks: A self-guided audio tour

The Forks: A self-guided audio tour

The Forks: A self-guided audio tour

Grab your headphones, download the audio file, and head outside to the Canopy to begin an immersive journey through The Forks site, narrated by the engaging and knowledgeable Niigaan Sinclair, curator of indigenous history at The Forks and a professor of native studies at the University of Manitoba.

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Oral History Tour

Oral History Tour

Oral History Tour

Discover the rich history of Manitoba’s Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. This 90-minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel bridge and through The Forks site. Tours run through July.

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Target Zero Eco Tours

Target Zero Eco Tours

Target Zero Eco Tours

Our Target Zero Eco Tours presented by Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba is an interactive walking tour that teaches you how to minimize your carbon footprint by showcasing innovations at The Forks.

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Learn to Bike to The Forks

Learn to Bike to The Forks

Learn to Bike to The Forks

The Forks + Bike Winnipeg have teamed up to empower people to bike safely and confidently from different corners of the city to The Forks

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