Take a piece of Folk Fest home with you, whether it’s a record by your new favourite artist, a Folk Fest T-shirt or a hand-made treasure.

Hand-Made Village

Folk music festivals have a longstanding history of fostering the craft of traditional folk art. Our Hand-Made Village offers wares from the best collection of crafters and artisans you’ll find anywhere. Inspired instruments, clothing, art, crafts and jewelry, all together in a village at our festival. 

Here are the artisans who will be at the 2017 festival!


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Eco-luxury hand-crafted modern jewelry made with all natural materials and environmentally friendly methods. 

Alexandra Tumanov Jewellery

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Leaves fallen to the ground, woody plants, precious stones and hand carvings make up this line of natural objects clad in metal armour. 

Art On A Whimsy


Fantastic forest friends, polar bears, mermaids and all sorts of delightful toys, puppets, games, accessories and miniatures.  All made from 100% natural wool, leather and wood.  Come join us in a whimsical fantasy world. 

Aurora Farm and Friends

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Hand-crafted, natural self-care items made at Aurora Farm in St. Norbert, Manitoba using sustainable farming practices. 

Boomerang 360

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Boomerang 360 designs are prairie inspired and created with the environment in mind.  From pillows to patches, to your favourite T-shirt, there's something for everyone.

Cloverdale Forge

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Cloverdale Forge strives to produce the best-forged products that can be made with hands, hammer, and anvil. Cloverdale is focused on designing for modern-day needs with custom iron for the cabin, kitchen, or garden.

Cut Threads

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A hat brand with no branding, just lines, design and texture, give Cut Threads its unique look.  Branda Christoffersen began Cut Threads by using her weaving to give old trucker hats a face lift. Time grew her idea into a business using custom weaving and her artwork to create one of a kind hats.

Cze by Tania

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Handcrafted products using the finest natural and organic ingredients available, along with locally sourced raw materials. If it is not something we would be willing to use in our own family's hair and beards, we wouldn't put that in the hands of our customers. 

Dahlia Drive

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Discarded women’s slips are rejuvenated by reworking them with colour, images and textures to create one of a kind fashion for the unique individual.

New to its repertoire, Dahlia Drive has collaborated with Haida artist Reg Davidson to create a new story telling medium of the Haida Nation. 


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Inspired by nature and minimalist design, each piece contains a minimum of 40% pre-consumer recycled material. The recycled content would otherwise be waste from producers of sky lights, store fixtures and vending machine covers. Organics and textiles are sourced from artisan communities in developing countries around the world. This process helps local tradespeople develop their skills, their businesses, and boosts their local economies.

DoorYard Pottery


Functional, handcrafted pottery designed to enhance your environment and culinary experiences.

Fat Daug-Hand Carved Antler Jewelry

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Fat Daug stands for the art of antler carving passed on from father to daughter. Proudly reflecting Métis culture. Much love and respect goes into every piece, giving new life to the animal’s spirit through the pieces created. 


Alan and Dave’s pottery reflects many years of experience and respect for the craft. Both work to honour the tradition of pottery and to innovate.

Fwegga Leather Design

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Handmade leather masks, costume pieces and accessories.  Custom orders always welcome.   

Heartsease Inc.


Pure luxury for your skin! All natural products hand made from food grade & organic vegetable oils - no artificial scents, dyes, or preservatives. A Winnipeg business for 20 years.



Inspired by nature and music; a line of jewelry, limited edition prints and carved glass sun catchers all the way from Churchill, MB.

Joyce Seppala Designs

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Beautifully handcrafted, avant-garde clothing for everyday theater.

Kat Cadegan Jewellery

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A collection of high quality sterling silver jewelry. Influenced by nature and a love of travel, Kat’s work is a combination of traditional techniques, organic textures and skilled craftsmanship. 

Kelli Rey Studio


Artfully designed functional ceramics with an eclectic mix of colour and texture that will surprise, puzzle and entertain.

Kelly Ruth Wearable

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Sustainable, hand dyed clothing using low impact and plant dyes on linen, silk, organic cotton, hemp, bamboo and modal. Timeless, sophisticated clothing for an urban bohemian or futurist agrarian.



Tusa Rosebud's love for children, passion for the textile arts and the prairie's wilderness are the perfect recipe for Kunai's magical kids clothing.

Lady Bug Creations

Lady Bug Creations presents a colorful display of exquisite one-of-a-kind items - hand painted treasure boxes, light switch plates, tiles, greeting cards, pins, magnets and puzzles.

Lemon and Quinn

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Lemon and Quinn is a thoughtfully designed line of baby clothing featuring trendy styles and sustainable, eco friendly fabrics. Handmade in beautiful Nelson, British Columbia.

Majesty Industries

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The cutest travel accessories around.  Wallets silkscreened by hand, adorable make-up bags and men's accessories too. All vegan friendly and made from scratch. 

Mama Pacha  

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Mama Pacha is your local herbal skin care specialist.  Providing quality, affordable herbal skin care that is always petroleum and paraben free. They work closely with the farmers who grow their herbs and the apiarists who supply their beeswax. Mama Pacha prides themselves in providing excellent products for all your needs.  

Mehndi / Henna Tattoos by Aruna                           

Aruna designs traditional mehndi body art as well as the latest elegant, exotic and intricate designs to suit any mood or occasion.

Michael Lemer Pottery

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From mugs to casserole dishes, pitchers to honey jars, each piece has its own personality.  Michael’s handmade or wheel thrown wares will round out even the best pottery collection.

Mumble Tease

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Whimsical silk screened apparel that stands out because of its colourful, silly, and smile-inducing designs. All original artwork is drawn and then printed by a single pair of hands.

Norwegian Wood & Marc Simard

Norwegian Wood:

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Norwegian Wood is a line of clothing, jewelry and homewares made by Angie Johnson.

Marc Simard:

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Leather, fabric and wood accessories made from off-cut and recycled materials. 100% handmade in Montreal, Canada.


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Handmade for Fine Folks - Hats made by Nathan in Winnipeg with recycled fabrics. Used ice cream pails are salvaged and used for visor stiffening. Uniquely numbered since hat #0001. 

Orange and Prairie

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Orange and Prairie offers leather and cork jewelry and accessories for men or women. Pieces can be dressed up or down and never go out of style. 

Pip Robins Accessories

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Pip Robins is a brand of accessories for both men and women. Handcrafted items withstand the test of time. Materials such as leather and waxed canvas allow the collections to be durable, fashion-forward, and edgy.

Quicksilver Halo


Whimsical wildlife rendered in intricate hand-sawed designs, or etched in colorful dichroic glass. Using traditional metalsmithing techniques, found objects and semi precious stones are transformed and embellished into artifacts of adornment.

Rachael Kroeker Ceramics

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Modern pottery and home decor for daily use and admiration. Every marbled piece is one of a kind, and is a pleasure to use with its smooth and supple surface.

RAW eco jewellery

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Artisan made with organic and recycled materials. Jewelry for Wild Spirited Folks

Redd Line Jewellery


Locally designed & handcrafted wearable art pieces created in gold and Canadian sterling silver. Magical one-of-a-kind gemstones. Inspired by love, family, and friends. 

Runs with Scissors

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Heidi Hunter's booth is always an oasis of hand-dyed colour.  One of a kind clothing, award winning art quilts, and new "Sheep Chic" felted wares.

Salvaged Earth Designs

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Eco-friendly wooden kitchen utensils, jewelry and art made from all things salvaged, reclaimed or upcycled. Feel-good wares for the environmentally conscious!

Scam Skate Ltd.

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Scam Skate is based in the heart of Winnipeg and pride themselves in quality craftsmanship and design. 

Small Potatoes

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Cool stuff for little tots! Toddler and baby dresses, sun hats, mod bonnets, guitar T-shirts, bibs, wooden teething rings and more featuring organic cottons, fab floral and mod kid prints. 

SSM Design

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"Saving the world one sweater at a time".  Sustainably upcycling vintage sweaters by hand into new modern edgy pieces.

Tamara Klassen Artisan Textiles

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Hand-dyed using traditional artisan techniques learned from her travels around the world. Working with natural fibres and dyes, she creates beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces.

The Salvage Heart

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The Salvage Heart is a small Manitoba based line of jewelry that is 100% original & handcrafted from salvaged and pre-loved items. Each piece is one of a kind!

The Woodland Faery 


Waldorf inspired, these natural and handcrafted items spark imagination, creativity and wonder for both the young and old. Bringing with them a sense of intrigue, charm and a wee bit of magic, each piece is created to remind us of the beauty and magic all around.

Tigers & Dragons


Brass and Stainless Steel jewelry made using Victorian technology, etched with Viking runes, Celtic knots and other symbols from around the world.

Velvet Plume

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Velvet Plume is a husband-and-wife team who design and sew each piece of clothing in their Winnipeg home studio. They use sustainable and natural fabrics and each item is one-of-a-kind. Textures, colours and sculptural forms give way to an enticing design that flatters the soul through their clothing; as well as their rope vessels. Velvet Plume is 100% handcrafted with love.

VOILA Designs

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VOILA Designs is one of Canada’s premiere M̩etis fashion brands. For more than a decade, VOILA has produced original, distinctive women's clothing that is eco-friendly, beautifully crafted, and luxuriously comfortable.

Whiteout Workshop

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Accessories, apparel and art prints made from original artwork created from or inspired by photos taken while travelling or hand drawn images. Each piece is silk screened by hand and majority of product is locally made.


Zany...Amazing...Magical! ZAM!! makes fun stuff to juggle, twirl, kick, bounce, spin, imagine and pretend.  Wander by the wonderful world of ZAM and play with us.


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Drawing inspiration from botanical illustrations, folklore, textile art, and all aspects of the natural world, Talie Polischuk is an artist and leatherworker. Her designs combine many techniques including batik, pyrography and hand tooling.  Each piece is lovingly and carefully crafted in her home studio.   

ZSJ Silks

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ZSJ Silks creates hand dyed multi-functional, machine washable, wearable silk works of art, as well as wearable works in other natural fibres and hand painted silk wall hangings.

Music Store Tent

We bring the Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store to Birds Hill Park – literally! The entire shop is transported to the Festival so you can peruse the merchandise from Folk Fest performers, pick up an instrument to jam with and find your next favourite record. 


Located at the back of the Main Stage field, these folks sell glow products to play with while listening to the music! Reusable glow hula hoops, hacky sacks, Frisbees, skipping ropes and poi. 

Wilderness Supply

Oops! Forget something at home? This is the spot to pick up your necessities for a day at the festival, a night in the campground, and everything in-between. Festival chairs, water bottles, personal care items and much more can all be found under one tent. 

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Festival Info

Festival Info

The 2018 Winnipeg Folk Fest takes place at Birds Hill Provincial Park, July 5-8.

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

We love good food that’s good for our community – and our environment, too. It is our goal to work with local partners to share a variety of healthy, ethical, affordable and sustainable food choices at all of our events throughout the year and at the summer festival.