July 31 - August 13, 2016, annual events since 1970, now with over 40 pavillions, celebrating the diverse cultural heritages & cuisines of the many peoples from around the world who made Manitoba their new home. Includes performers, story tellers, food, music, games, & more.
August 19-20, 2016 -Smith Street in front of Burton Cummings Theatre. International, national, local blues performers + Pit Masters barbeque competition, food/ beverage garden/ vendors. Creedence Clearwater Revisited, James Cotton, Doucette, Tinsley Ellis Band, Samantha Martin/ Delta Sugar, Son of Dave featuring Ben Darville of the Crash Test Dummies, Cecile Doo-Kingue, Big Dave McLean.
October 11-16, 2016, at the Gas Station Arts Centre, 445 River Ave, Osborne Village. Sx-day annual LGBT film festival from the Winnipeg Gay & Lesbian Film Society celebrating their 31st year. See their website for more info on films and screening times.
October 20 - November 12, 2016, John Hirsch Main Stage, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, 174 Market Ave. Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. Accused of killing his neighbour's dog, he has no choice but to break out of his comfort zone. A co-production with The Citadel Theatre.
February, 2017, Parc du Voyageur, 233 boul. Provencher. Annual festival recreating & honoring era of fur trader pioneers: village, snow sculptures, artisan works, clothing, candy, music performances, arts and heritage of First Nations, bison ranch.
May 26 - June 4, 2017 (TBC). Over 30,000 typically attend the festival, dance, rally and parade, concerts and market -events for all segments of diverse community. See Chase the Queen (a.k.a. Chase the Ace) at Fame.
Mid-July, 2017. Twelve days - the second-largest event of its kind in North America each year, welcoming companies from all over the world to present exciting independant theatre.