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Canada Day at The Forks
July 1, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pmFree
Manitoba Live on 3 Stages
UNDER THE CANOPY
Hosted by Joanne Rodriguez
The Forks Site Events:
CRAFTS WITH THE WINNIPEG ART GALLERY
12pm – 6pm | Outside The Forks Market Tower Atrium
Join talented artists from the WAG to create and decorate a Canada Day themed wearable mask. Whistle while you work and even sing a song as you cut, colour, glue and bejewel!
1pm – 6:30pm | Buskers Lookout
Kids can climb, slide, hop, crawl and jump their way through this enormous obstacle course. If you complete it, take a photo with Janine Stephens, Rowing, 2012 Olympic Silver Medalist
THE GREY CUP FESTIVAL GAMES
1pm – 6:30pm | Grassy area near Historic Railbridge
Gear-up for Grey Cup Festival with games for everyone. Toss a football or make the touchdown, we’re practicing for the Grey Cup Festival coming to Winnipeg. Fun for the entire family.
FREE PHOTO BOOTH
1pm – 9pm | The Forks Market Plaza
Gather your friends and family and capture your Canada Day celebration on camera. Photos are ready in seconds.
FOUNDING NATIONS TRIBAL VILLAGE
12pm – 9pm | Oodena Celebration Circle
Join us for traditional drumming, dancing, singing, storytelling, artisans and more.
10am – 4pm | Variety Heritage Adventure Park at The Forks (near the Variety Heritage Adventure Park)
Come Celebrate Canada Day with Parks Canada at The Forks National Historic Site! Join us for crafts, colouring, and more. ALL ACTIVITIES ARE FREE!
1pm – 11pm | Festival Park and Forks Market Road
An assortment of vendors and artisans showcasing everything from handmade jewellery and gifts to toys, clothing and Canada Day essentials.
5pm – 11:45pm | The Forks Market Parking Lot
CANADIAN MUSEUM FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
10am – 9pm | CMHR
Family friendly activities throughout the Museum, tours at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 7 pm. Regular admission fees apply.
SPLASH DASH BOAT TOURS
9am – 10pm | The Forks Historic Port
Enjoy half-hour Historical Guided Boat Tours on the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. Boats run every 10–15 minutes. Tickets can be purchased at the Splash Dash kiosk in The Port (Weather permitting).