No summertime sadness here! The weather has warmed up FINALLY, and it's just in time to start off the festival season! If Coachella was out of your reach this year, Manitoba still goes off pretty hard for the prairies.
Our favorite festivals are back! Even if you're broke, Winnipeg has a lot of free festivals so your city's got you covered. Whether you want to lay out in the sun and chill or get lit as fvck and dance, Manitoba has something for everyone. Here are 18 Manitoba Festivals You Need To Go To This Summer.
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Pride Festival // May 26 - June 4
Rainbow everywhere! Show off your pride and support! 🏳️🌈
Color Me Rad // May 27
It's based on the Hindu Festival Of Colors. It's actually a 5k run but the music and colors totally give it more of a festival vibe.
Hi Neighbour Festival // June 2 - 4
If you've never heard of it, you've obviously never been to Transcona!
Jazzfest // June 15-25
Amazing festival in the exchange at The Cube and it's free! Don't miss Latin night!
Countryfest // June 29 - July 2
Manitoba's love for country is strong. The love for booze might be more though!
Folkfest // July 6 - 9
Who doesn't folking love Folkfest? Oh, Popes Hill ....
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Soca Reggae Festival // July 14 - 16
Summer would just not be complete without some soca and reggae vibes. Bless up!
Fringe Festival // July 19 - 30
Theatre, performing arts, and free music all at The Cube. They seriously have everything!
Super-Spike // July 21 - 22
Nothing says summer like a volleyball tournament with booze and bands. You're gonna sweat!
Canada Day Osborne Street Festival // July 30 - Aug 2
As if Osborne couldn't get any better? Well It does with the street festival!
Icelandic Festival // Aug 4 - 7
A free festival by the beach? Yes please!
Folklorama // Aug 6 - 19
OMG the food! Music, entertainment, and more, but the food is still the best part!
Summer Of Sound // Aug 13
The go to Festival to see the most popular DJs. It's like a one day EDC.
MEME // Aug 17 - 20
Epic outdoor party at The Cube with world renown DJs and it's free! They also have audio production workshops for all you aspiring DJs.
Manyfest // Sept 8 - 10
FOOD TRUCK WARS! Enough said.
Harvest Moon Festival // Sept 15 - 17
Camping, local food, fair trade artisans, educational work-shops, and music. They have all your festival needs covered to end off the season.
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Culture Days // Sept 29 - Oct 1
Say bye to summer and end it the right way! School made you broke? Don't worry, this one also has free events!
Nuit Blanche // Sept 30
It's party a wicked all night party with outdoor events and art installations. Let your adventure begin!