february, 2022

11febAll Day20Festival du Voyageur in Winnipeg, CanadaCountry:CanadaLocation:Manitoba,Winnipeg

Event Details

The Festival du Voyageur in Winnipeg, Canada is a place where you can celebrate French Canadian culture. They do this with incredible vibrant music, tasty food, and amazing activities.

This festival in Winnipeg is located on the lands of the Anishinaabe, Ininew, and Dakota people. This is home to the Métis Nation. Therefore, the event is not just to promote the history of the voyageur era but as well about learning more about the first people to live here. You will be able to learn more about these cultures during the festivals’ educational, recreational and historical activities.

This festival boasts some interesting, fun, and even weird activities for you to enjoy. So, if you are male you might want to grow your beard before heading to the event, so you can win the beard-growing contest.

Other activities are a virtual kids zone, the pea soup competition, fiddling, and a jigging contest. Furthermore, there are some impressive snow sculptures.

If you want to learn more about the program, history, and timetable of Festival du Voyageur in Winnipeg you can visit their website here.

Also, while you are getting inspired to visit Winnipeg in Canada you might want to learn more about other cities in Canada. For example Toronto and Vancouver.

Photo credit

more

Time

february 11 (Friday) - 20 (Sunday)

Location

Winnipeg, Canada

233 Provencher Blvd. Winnipeg (MB) Canada R2H 0G4

All Family Destination Regions