Now ongoing through March 4, 2017, John Hirsch Main Stage, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, 174 Market Ave. Trouble is brewing at the estate of physicist Sir Claud Amory. Sir Claud has trapped his guests in the library and summoned world-famous detective Hercule Poirot to smoke out the thief.
February 17-26, 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.
March 1-5, 2017. Centennial Concert Hall. The Alberta Ballet; Inspired by/ featuring the music of Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin. Excess, drama, eroticism, and a profusion of extravagant costumes. Acclaimed by audiences and critics across North America, Jean Grand-Maître’s mesmerizing multimedia ballet fuses the joy of pop/rock with the breathtaking physicality of ballet.
May 10-14, 2017 Centennial Concert Hall. New creation based on music of Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers (evening prayers). Internationally acclaimed choreographer, James Kudelka leads. With Vespers, see how Kudelka combines dramatic atmospheres with creative classical ballet technique and contemporary styles and his perspectives on relationships, nature and the spiritual world.
May 26 - June 4, 2017. 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.
July 19-30, 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.
August 6-19, 2017, annual events since 1970, now with over 40 pavillions at locations throughout Winnipeg, celebrating the diverse cultural heritages and cuisines of the many peoples from around the world who made Manitoba their new home. Includes performers, story tellers, food, music, games, & more.
August 18-19, 2017 (TBC) -Smith Street in front of Burton Cummings Theatre. International, national, local blues performers + Pit Masters barbeque competition, food/ beverage garden/ vendors.
October 10-15, 2017 (TBC), at the Park Theatre. Six-day annual LGBT film festival from the Winnipeg Gay & Lesbian Film Society celebrating their 32nd year. See their website for more info on films and screening times.