Getting There

The Winnipeg Folk Festival is pleased to offer transit service to and from Birds Hill Provincial Park.

By Vehicle

Birds Hill Provincial Park is 34 km (20 minutes) northeast of Winnipeg on Provincial Highway 59 (City Route 20). Taking this route will take you to the West Gate. Take Highway 59 to Dugald Road to Highway 206 to get to the East Gate. 

Enjoy the ride to the Folk Fest by carpooling! Packing your vehicle with friends, music and good energy is not only fun, but you’ll be helping to reduce carbon emissions by keeping extra traffic off the road. 

Parking is free and close to the festival site. Accessible parking is located near the Main Gate Box Office. 

By Bike

Birds Hill Park isn’t that far away from the city – close enough to bike to, in fact! Cycling to the festival has become a popular way to get to Folk Fest in recent years. We’ve even arranged an official Bike Ride to Site to help the growing number of riders (and their gear!) get to the park. There are many bike racks by the Main Gate and in the campgrounds to lock up your wheels.  

Festival Express

Come on and take a free ride – on the Festival Express! The Festival Express offers round-trip, direct bus service from Memorial and York in downtown Winnipeg to the Festival every half hour. You can even take your cooler and chair with you on the bus! It’s not just a convenient and free way of getting out to the park, but eco-friendly too. 

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There are ten stages of music to explore at Folk Fest, some nestled in clearings in the woods, others in the middle of a prairie field with enough room to dance the afternoons away.



Have questions about tickets, refunds, camping, parking or anything else? Check out these frequently asked questions to get all of your answers!