Canada Day in St Boniface
Venue: Saint Boniface
Address: Multiple locations in St Boniface
For Canada Day, Saint-Boniface célèbre with a load of activities!
Saint-Boniface Museum – 434 Taché Ave. – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Free admission, family activities, demonstrations by the Red River Heritage Collective, face painting, crafts, lemonade and more.
Free Walking Tours From Tourisme Riel – 219 Provencher Blvd. – 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Join us for a free walking tour of old Saint-Boniface. Come discover the history and attractions of the neighborhood. No reservations required.
Fort Gibraltar – corner of St. Joseph & Messager Streets – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Free admission. Family activities, costumed interpreters in all cabins, demonstrations of period crafts and traditional cooking demonstrations in a bread oven and over a campfire; voyageur bivouac encampment and more.
La Maison Gabrielle-Roy – 375 Deschambault Street – 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Activities on Esplanade Riel – Starting at 12 noon to 9 p.m.
Visual artists from la Maison des artistes visuels (Émilie Lemay and Candace Lipischak) will demonstrate their work and a variety of buskers will entertain you on the Esplanade Riel. Try out the new treats at the food trams on the East Plaza. Tourisme Riel staff will hand out tattoos, flags and pins and give information on the day’s activities. This is also a great viewing area for the Forks fireworks display.
Joyal Pop-UP Market - Parc Joseph-Royal – 665 Taché Ave. - noon to 7 p.m.
Bring your pals and stroll by to check out some of the best makers and crafters that Winnipeg has to offer!
Promenade Cafe & Wine – corner of Taché Ave. and Provencher Blvd. – 6 p.m. to midnight
Outdoor celebration in the licensed parking lot, with bar and food service as well as live entertainment with Nic Messner and friends at 7 p.m. and Parazar at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Offers an optimal viewing site for the Forks fireworks display.
Free Shuttle Service (sponsored by the Provencher BIZ)
Free shuttle service will be available on the air-conditioned Winnipeg Trolley between all Saint-Boniface sites from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., sponsored by the Provencher BIZ.