Extend your summer fun with a trip to a summer festival in Manitoba. For more summer festival ideas, go to www.travelmanitoba.com.
Winnipeg Folk Festival
July 4-8, 2012
Internationally acclaimed celebration of people and music featuring over 60 acts, six daytime stages, evening main stage, family area, artisan tent and food court.
Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival
July 18-29, 2012
North America’s second largest Fringe festival features more than 100 theatre groups. Outdoor stage and Kids Fringe feature street performers, buskers and bands from noon to midnight.
Threshermen’s Reunion & Rodeo
July 26-29, 2012
Manitoba Agricultural Museum Grounds, Austin
See farm equipment up close and personal with ploughing, threshing and horse power demonstrations. Peruse the farmer’s market and catch the parade of vintage farm machinery.
Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival
August 3-5, 2012
Selo Ukrainian Festival Site, Dauphin
Experience the tastes, culture, music, history and hospitality of Ukrainians. Fill up on borscht and perogies and then dance the night away.
Islendingadagurinn – Icelandic Festival of Manitoba
August 3-6, 2012
Relive history at the Viking Encampment, enjoy the flavours and culture of Iceland and have fun at the midway, parade, beach volleyball tournament, sand castle building contest and tons of other activities.
Winkler Harvest Festival and Exhibition
August 10-12, 2012
Winkler Parkland, Winkler
Bask in the bounty of harvest time with family-friendly events like free live music performances, petting zoo, agricultural displays, parade, rodeo and midway.
Morden Corn and Apple Festival
August 24-26, 2012
Come for the free hot buttered corn and free ice cold apple cider, but stay for the great line-up of activities, including show and shine car show, parade, mud racing, live music, farmers’ market and midway.