Celebration Village

Community Celebration Village
The Forks, Winnipeg, Manitoba
11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
FREE and FUN activities for the whole family kicks-off at 11:00 a.m.! Music and dance performances, storytelling, traditional demonstrations, live art installations, children’s activities and much more! LIVE concert begins at 7:00 p.m.

The day’s festivities include:

ARTISANS & FOOD VENDORS
Wander around the surrounding green space at The Forks. A pop-up market of hand-selected Aboriginal creatives and locally-sourced food trucks and vendors will be on-site to delight all senses.

CELEBRATION STAGE
11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
First Nations, Inuit, and Métis performers will take turns shining a spotlight on their unique cultures. From jigging to throat singing to drumming and fiddling, you’re sure to be entertianed!
Click to view the schedule of performers

APTN KIDS ZONE
brought to you in part by Manitoba Federation of Labour
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Flock to the fun zone featuring the Qannik Bouncer, face painting, soap carving and much more!

ABORIGINAL DAY LIVE POW WOW
brought to you by APTN and Manito Ahbee Festival
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Gather for the stunning Grand Entry, begins at 1:00 p.m.
Click for full prizing details and to download the official poster

SKATEBOARD COMPETITION
In partnership with Rhythm 104.7 and Sk8 Skates
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Watch or join the head-turning skateboarding demonstrations and competition. Off-the-wall prizes!
Click for full competition details and to download the official poster

EVENING MAINSTAGE CONCERT
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Get seated near the mainstage that will burst with the LIVE sounds of award-winning, and on the rise, Aboriginal performers!

FIREWORKS
11:00 p.m.

Click to Download and Print the Aboriginal Day Celebration Poster

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