Festival News

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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Relive the 2018 Winnipeg Folk Fest

September 12, 2018

Thank you to everyone who came out and made this the best Folk Fest yet! See you July 11-14, 2019! Music: Fortunate Ones “Northern Star” Thanks to our videographers Jen Doerksen, Julie Epp, Spencer Stanley, Julio Assis, Joey Senft.

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Thank You + New Office Hours

July 10, 2018

THANK YOU! This year, we exceeded 73,000 attendees to have the best attended four-day festival in our history! We couldn’t be the festival that we are without the help of our 2,800+ volunteers, artists, vendors, funders, sponsors, donors and all of you in attendance – so thank you all for making last weekend a truly…

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Winnipeg Folk Festival 50/50

June 28, 2018

2018 Winning Numbers… Thursday: A-122657 – CLAIMED Friday: B-364644 – CLAIMED Saturday: C-240290 – CLAIMED Sunday: D-506954 Hey folk friends, we are excited to announce a NEW addition to the festival this summer, our 50/50 draw! If you have a read-through here you can see how it all works. We wish you the best of luck! HOW IT WORKS Our…

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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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