Festival News

2019 Hand-Made Village Artisans

February 20, 2019

The Hand-Made Village artisans for the 2019 Winnipeg Folk Fest have been announced! Sneak a peek at some of the incredible artisans that will be at the festival this summer to share their beautiful work with all of us. Folk music festivals have a longstanding history of fostering the craft of traditional folk art. Our…

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Lineup Announcement Coming March 6!

February 6, 2019

We know you are excited to see what artists will be at the festival this year but there’s only ONE month to go until we share the 2019 lineup! Keep an eye on our website and social media on March 6th for our full festival lineup. Tickets available NOW! The festival campground sold out last…

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Volunteer Registration is LIVE!

January 28, 2019

Interested in a volunteer position with the Winnipeg Folk Festival this year? Now’s the time to let us know! We want volunteering at the Winnipeg Folk Festival to be something you love to do. By doing what you love, you can inspire and awaken the hearts of others to do the same. Not only are we excited…

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Winnipeg Folk Festival Receives Clearwater Award

February 15, 2018

Last night, the Winnipeg Folk Festival was named the recipient of the 2018 Clearwater Award at the International Folk Music Awards held in Kansas City, Missouri. This honour is given to a festival that prioritizes environmental stewardship and demonstrates public leadership in sustainable event production. The International Folk Music Awards are the premier presentation of folk music…

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