Festival News

COVID-19 Update

March 24, 2020

Updated: March 30, 2020 Like you, we are watching how the COVID-19 situation is quickly evolving. We are continuing to plan for the 2020 Winnipeg Folk Festival while ensuring everyone’s health and safety is top of mind. We will follow all official directives from the government and health authorities and will continue to provide updates on our…

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Support Small Businesses

March 23, 2020

In addition to supporting musical artists through these difficult times please remember to also support small businesses. Below is a list of some of our 2020 food vendors and artisans who are still open for business in some capacity. Please note that this information is subject to change. Food Vendors Burrito Splendido How to shop: Through…

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2020 Winnipeg Folk Fest Lineup

March 4, 2020

  The wait is over folks, here is our full 2020 Winnipeg Folk Festival lineup! To learn more about our artists head over to our performer page and if you are ready to purchase your tickets, you can purchase through Front Gate Tickets.     BUY TICKETS

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Music, Merch, and More by McNally Robinson Booksellers

February 26, 2020

We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that McNally Robinson Booksellers are officially joining our Folk Fest family! Our Festival Music Store will now become “Music, Merch, and More by McNally Robinson Booksellers.” We’re proud to partner with a local and family-oriented bookseller that will offer festival and artist merchandise that you love along with a selection…

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Food Vendors Announced

February 25, 2020

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 this year’s Winnipeg…

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Hand-Made Village Artisans Announced

February 18, 2020

The Hand-Made Village artisans for this year’s Winnipeg Folk Festival 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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Volunteer Registration is LIVE!

January 27, 2020

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…

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2020 Winnipeg Folk Fest Tickets On Sale NOW!

December 2, 2019

Give the folkie in your life the best gift this winter with a 2020 Winnipeg Folk Fest ticket! Four incredible days of music, camping and fun with friends and family happening July 9 – 12, 2020 at our beautiful Birds Hill Provincial Park home. Starting today, you can buy tickets at Early Bird Prices online and over the…

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Shanley Spence – 2019 Winnipeg Folk Fest Session

October 17, 2019

Shanley Spence – Hoop Dance Darryl Buck – Music Filmed by Julie Epp, Jen Doerksen, Quincy Houdayer Edited by Winnipeg Folk Festival

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Relive the 2019 Winnipeg Folk Fest

September 10, 2019

Thank you to everyone who came out and made this the best Folk Fest yet! See you July 9-12, 2020! Music: The Lone Bellow “Time’s Always Leaving” Thanks to our videographers Jen Doerksen, Julie Epp, Spencer Stanley, Joey Senft, Destiny Gulewich, Quincy Houdayer.

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