Festival du Voyageur 2020
| Feb 14, 20 and 21: 6 pm to 12 am | Feb 15, 16 and 22: 10 am to 12 am | Feb 17: 10 am to 7 pm | Feb 23: 10 am to 5 pm |
Festival du Voyageur is an annual winter festival held every February since 1970 in Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg’s french neighbourhood. An average of 95 000 visitors from around the world. They attend the festival every year for it’s traditional french-canadian food, music and heritage (aka: a toe tapin’ good time!).
The festival is operated by Festival du Voyageur inc., a community non-profit organization. It’s mandate is to promote joie de vivre and extend the reach of French language and culture throughout the year through artistic, educational, historical and cultural experiences inspired by the voyageur era. Tents are erected for the event around the historic Fort Gibraltar. Highlights of the festival include music, children’s activities, a rich interpretive program, a Beard Growing Contest, Fiddling & Jigging Contests and the International Snow Sculpting Symposium.