2022 Winnipeg Folk Fest Tickets On Sale Now!

  By the time we walk through the gates for the 2022 Winnipeg Folk Fest it will have been three years since we left. After two long summers, it’s finally time to come home. Tickets for the return of the Winnipeg Folk Fest on July 7-10, 2022 are on sale NOW! With our return, we’re…

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ACU & WFF Present So Long, Bannatyne

Assiniboine Credit Union and Winnipeg Folk Festival Present So Long, Bannatyne! Join us for some much-needed Festival workshop vibes at Burton Cummings Theatre on November 20, 2021. This Manitoba 150 celebration event was set to take the stage at the 2020 Festival but due to COVID-19 we’ve turned it into its own event featuring a…

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Celebrate the Return of Live Music!

Fall is upon us which means we’re back to once again partnering with our favourite local venues to bring live music back to our community. Throughout the pandemic, artists have been innovative in continuing to reach their fans with the hopes of one day returning to in-person shows. Now is the time to show your…

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Winnipeg Folk Festival Update! 

We know you’ve probably been wondering about us, and this update is to let you know that we’re alive and well! These last two summers have been hard not being able to gather for four days of music and people at Birds Hill Park with all your smiling faces. Our concert series is ramping back…

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RIP Mitch Podolak

We are incredibly saddened to share that our founder Mitch Podolak has passed away. Words cannot express how much he will be missed. More than one of our founders, he was a father, a friend, a leader, a mentor, a true visionary. We owe so much of who we are to him. Our heartfelt condolences…

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Winnipeg Folk Festival Receives Clearwater Award

Winnipeg Folk Festival Sawatzky photo

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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