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Film and Special Events

Balloons fill the air at the Children's Festival, a City of Winnipeg photo

Festivals

An often regularly recurring program of cultural performances, exhibitions, or competitions.


Associated Manitoba Arts Festivals

Associated Manitoba Arts FestivalsAssociated Manitoba Arts Festivals is an umbrella organization for Manitoba's numerous fine arts festivals, providing support services and resources such as provincial competitions, public relations, workshops, adjudication services, access to our resource centre, provincial syllabus; and ensuring high uniform standards province wide.

Website: http://www.amaf.mb.ca/
Email: amaf@mts.net
Phone: 204-231-4507
Associated Manitoba Arts Festivals
79C St. Anne's Road
Winnipeg, MB R2M 2Y6
Canada

Festival du Voyageur

Festival du VoyageurA celebration of the fur trade era and the Voyageur’s “Joie de Vivre!” Entertainment, snow sculptures, historic Fort Gibraltar, dog sled races and much, much more! Warm up your winter, come celebrate.

Website: http://www.festivalvoyageur.mb.ca
Email: info@festivalvoyageur.mb.ca
Phone: 204-237-7692
Festival du Voyageur
768 Tache Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R2H 2C4
Canada

Folklorama

FolkloramaFolklorama began in 1970 as a one-time celebration of Manitoba’s centennial, and has since grown into the largest and longest-running multicultural festival of its kind in the world (as determined by the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts). Join friends and family during the first two weeks of August and experience world-class entertainment, delicious authentic food and beautiful cultural displays at over 40 volunteer-run pavilions.

Website: http://www.folklorama.ca/
Email: info@folklorama.ca
Phone: 204-982-6210
Folklorama
2nd Floor - 183 Kennedy Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1S6
Canada

Manitoba Association for Rights & Liberties

Manitoba Association for Rights & LibertiesThe annual March 21st Human Rights Film Festival highlights March 21 the Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and showcases films and speakers addressing local human rights issues and social inequalities. The film festival is open to the public and most of the events are free.

Website: http://marl.mb.ca/
Email: ed@marl.mb.ca
Phone: 204-947-0213
Manitoba Association for Rights & Liberties
507-294 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0B9
Canada

New Music Festival

New Music FestivalThis annual event, held in late January or early February and sponsored by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, has attracted international participation, critical acclaim and an ever-growing audience. Since 1992 the Festival has expanded its daring and unprecedented commitment by a Canadian orchestra to the music of its time.

Website: http://www.newmusicfestival.ca/wp/
Email: wso@wso.mb.ca
Phone: 204-949-3950
WSO Administration Office
1650 One Lombard Place
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0X3
Canada

Santa Claus Parade

Santa Claus ParadeThe Santa Claus Parade combines the magic, wonder and excitement that herald the holiday season and wraps it up in one unique event. A moving panorama of lights, colour and music, it inspires delight in the eyes of children and those who are children at heart.

The Parade honours old family traditions and establishes new ones, evokes familiar memories and creates new favourites. Parade watchers and participants share in the warm joy, strong sense of community pride and hope that the Santa Claus Parade brings.

Share in the spirit of this magical event with family and friends.

Website: http://www.winnipegsantaparade.com
Phone: 204-77SANTA
Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade
PO Box 61056, Grant Park
Winnipeg, MB R3M 3X8
Canada

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Teddy Bears’ PicnicJoin us for the annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic in May, a free event held at Assiniboine Park with fun-filled activities for the whole family! Over 35,000 parents, children and stuffed bears attend this celebration of childhood and child health. All proceeds support the Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Website: http://www.goodbear.mb.ca
Email: lderksen2@hsc.mb.ca
Phone: 204-787-4096
Teddy Bears’ Picnic
CE501-840 Sherbrook St
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1S1
Canada

Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival

Transcona Hi Neighbour FestivalJoin us for one of the biggest outdoor 3 day festivals in Winnipeg. The Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc. held the first weekend in June, with fun-filled activities for the whole family! Over 35,000 in attendance. Full midway of rides, games, parade, fireworks, live entertainment, vendors, clowns, mascots, and so much more. This years dates are June 6,7,8th. Festivities take place on Regent Ave. between Kanata and Winona St. We are celebrating our 50th Anniversary this year. Hope you will join us!

Website: http://www.transconahineighbourfestival.com
Email: thnfi@shaw.ca
Phone: 204-509-8463
Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival Inc.
PO Box 62022
104 Regent Ave. East
Winnipeg, MB R2C 5G2
Canada

Winnipeg International Children's Festival

Winnipeg International Children's FestivalThe Winnipeg International Children’s Festival, is an annual four- day outdoor event offering a diversity of world-standard entertainers and participatory workshops. Activities are educational, entertaining and accessible to young people from all social, economic and ethnic backgrounds.

Website: http://www.kidsfest.ca
Email: kidsfest@kidsfest.ca
Phone: 204-958-4730
Winnipeg International Children's Festival
201 - One Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, MB R3C 4L9
Canada

Winnipeg Comedy Festival

Winnipeg Comedy FestivalA major comedy event, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival involves over 40 acts and performers. Free and paid performances are held at a variety of venues around the city with the Gas Station Theatre in Osborne Village and the Pantages Playhouse Theatre being the main venues.

Website: http://www.winnipegcomedyfestival.com
Email: info@winnipegcomedyfestival.com
Phone: 204-284-9477
The Winnipeg Comedy Festival is produced by The Gas Station Arts Centre
445 River Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3L 0C3
Canada

Winnipeg Folk Festival

Winnipeg Folk FestivalThe Winnipeg Folk Festival is an exciting internationally-acclaimed music event featuring over 60 acts; six daytime stages, evening Main Stage; Family Area with specially programmed music and children’s activities; Hand Made Craft Village brimming with one-of-a-kind collectibles; and Food Court to satisfy any appetite. Creating experiences of discovery and learning through the celebration of people and music. Camping can be reserved in advance.

Website: http://www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca
Email: info@winnipegfolkfestival.ca
Phone: 204-231-0096
Winnipeg Folk Festival
203 - 211 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 3P2
Canada

Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

Winnipeg Fringe Theatre FestivalThis annual celebration of live theatre, showcases over 120 performing companies from near and far presenting comedy, drama, dance and everything in between over 11 jam-packed days. Enjoy great family entertainment at Old Market Square in the historic Exchange District where the Outdoor Stage and new Kids Fringe feature buskers, street performers and bands from noon to midnight daily.

Website: http://www.winnipegfringe.com/
Email: fringe@mtc.mb.ca
Phone: 204-943-7464 or 1-877-446-4500
Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival
174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0P8
Canada
Last update: April 23, 2015