Festival News

2019 STINGRAY Young Performers Program

May 9, 2019

The STINGRAY Young Performers Program has been helping hundreds of young artists from around the country gain the knowledge to start their musical careers for the past 20 years. Today, we are excited to share the incredible 2019 performers list! The young musicians selected will be mentored by artists from our current lineup and will play for a festival…

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2019 Prairie Outdoor Exhibition

April 24, 2019

Art at Folk Fest comes in all shapes and forms – from the music on stage to the creative wardrobe of the crowd – we welcome it all! We are very proud of the wonderful art installations that are part of our Prairie Outdoor Exhibition. Our theme for 2019 is Folk Fest Fauna – so…

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2019 Art & Animation Program

April 2, 2019

The Art & Animation Program is unique to the Festival Campground. Each year we take submissions for various art projects in hopes of bringing them to life in the campground. This year we’ve brought back some festival favourites and added some awesome new projects! We will be rolling out 6 per week for the next…

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2019 Winnipeg Folk Fest Lineup Announcement

March 6, 2019

The wait is over folks, here is our full 2019 Winnipeg Folk Fest Lineup! To learn more about our artists head over to our performer page and if you are ready to purchase your tickets head on over to Front Gate Tickets!  

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2019 Food Vendors Announced

February 27, 2019

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. The Food Vendors for the 2019 Winnipeg…

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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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Be a Guest for a Day!

January 14, 2019

Each year, we invite non-profit community groups to be part of our Guest for a Day (GFAD) program. This program is designed for people who may not otherwise be able to attend the Festival, to come and experience the wonderful music, food and community. We give complimentary tickets to 30+ community groups so they can…

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2019 Winnipeg Folk Fest Tickets On Sale NOW!

December 3, 2018

Warm up the folkie in your life with a 2019 Winnipeg Folk Fest ticket! Four amazing days of music, camping and fun with friends and family happening July 11 – 14, 2019 at our beautiful Birds Hill Provincial Park home. Starting NOW, you can buy tickets at Early Bird Prices online and over the phone 1-888-512-SHOW…

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