18 Manitoba Festivals You Need To Go To This Summer

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18 Manitoba Festivals You Need To Go To This Summer

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.

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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.

#TBT to the @td_canada float in the 2015 #pridewpg Parade! Less than 21 days until the start of the Pride Festival! #beauthentic #Winnipeg #gaywinnipeg #Winnipegevents #LGBT #lesbian #gay #bi #trans #transgender #twospirit #queer #ally #canqueer #instagay #gaysofinstagram #instalez #lesbiansofinstagram #drag #dragqqueen #queen

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Pride Festival // May 26 - June 4

Rainbow everywhere! Show off your pride and support! 🏳️‍🌈

One day, science will be so advanced that we can have summer every day of the year. #ColorMeRad #ColorMeRad5k 📷 : @amandalimstrand

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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.

#hineighbour #transcona #ferriswheel

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Hi Neighbour Festival // June 2 - 4

If you've never heard of it, you've obviously never been to Transcona!

#tbt to the 2015 TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival in Old Market Square. Thinking warm thoughts and working hard on the 2016 program! Photo by the talented @travis_ross. @td_canada

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Jazzfest // June 15-25

Amazing festival in the exchange at The Cube and it's free! Don't miss Latin night!

This is a great action shot! It looks like these girls won their flip cup game at @dauphinscountryfest 2016! #dauphinscountryfest2016 #dauphinscountryfest #dauphin #manitoba #flipcup #cfest2016

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Countryfest // June 29 - July 2

Manitoba's love for country is strong. The love for booze might be more though!

Neon badminton under the northern lights in the festival campground last night:) #wff2016 #folkfesthappy photo: @mattjsaw

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Folkfest // July 6 - 9

Who doesn't folking love Folkfest? Oh, Popes Hill ....

Photo Cred: Soca Reggae Fest Winnipeg

Soca Reggae Festival // July 14 - 16

Summer would just not be complete without some soca and reggae vibes. Bless up!

💥 Winnipeg in colour 💥

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Fringe Festival // July 19 - 30

Theatre, performing arts, and free music all at The Cube. They seriously have everything!

Only 6 months until #SuperSpike2015!

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Super-Spike // July 21 - 22

Nothing says summer like a volleyball tournament with booze and bands. You're gonna sweat!

Great country, beautiful friends & a pina colada. Couldn't ask for more 🇨🇦❤️ #canadaday #winnipeg #canadiangirls #beergardens

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Canada Day Osborne Street Festival // July 30 - Aug 2

As if Osborne couldn't get any better? Well It does with the street festival!

Beautiful place, beautiful friends, beautiful life! 👭👭👭⛱👙#icelandicfestival #gimli #augustlongweekend

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Icelandic Festival // Aug 4 - 7

A free festival by the beach? Yes please!

#thowbackthursday #tbt To the excitement in #winnipeg while we were all #woventogther to celebrate Folklorama’s mission of celebrating diversity and promoting culture within our vibrant communities

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Folklorama // Aug 6 - 19

OMG the food! Music, entertainment, and more, but the food is still the best part!

Counting down the days.. 🆘📅

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Summer Of Sound // Aug 13

The go to Festival to see the most popular DJs. It's like a one day EDC.

Remember when @Deepchild played #MEME2013? Well he's back in town and playing at the #ForksBridgeParty tomorrow! See you cool cats there!

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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.

Big ups to everyone who saw us at #manyfest2016 on Saturday! Now it's back to the rehearsal space to write some more hits! Photo: @stillmusic

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Manyfest // Sept 8 - 10

FOOD TRUCK WARS! Enough said.

👋🏼👋🏼👋🏼 #summer16 ~ you were a good one. 📸: @certifiedorganic

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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.

Be a part of Culture Days and help make accessible arts and culture events and activities come to life all over Manitoba. We are looking for volunteer ambassadors for Culture Days Manitoba - and we want you! Send us an email and let us know - mb@culturedays.ca 📧 📸 credit: Josh Dookhie #culturedays #opportunities #volunteer #mbculturedays

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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!

We just sent the BRAND NEW NBW 2016 program guide + map to the printer. Things are coming together!! Here's a colourful #tbt for ya ❤️💛💚💙💜💗 Photo from St. Boniface Cathedral Lit Up, NBW 2011. Installation created by Epic Production Technologies Photo Credit: @brett._.howe

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Nuit Blanche // Sept 30

It's party a wicked all night party with outdoor events and art installations. Let your adventure begin!